Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open to the Public
Part -Time, Temporary
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
varies depending on assignment.
Open Until Filled
3100 Martin Luther King Jr SE Washington, DC
Brief Description of Duties
The University of the District of Columbia is a public land grant
institution of higher learning dedicated to providing quality,
career-focused undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare
students with the knowledge, skills, and credentials needed to
launch, enhance, or change careers. Incumbents must teach all
assigned classes and hours as determined by the semester course
schedule; Incumbents will be required to prepare and deliver
relevant curriculum to students, using a variety of teaching
methods to include, but are not limited to, lecture, class
discussions, demonstration labs, and projects. The University of
the District of Columbia – Division of Workforce Development (UDC
WDLL), a branch of the University of the District of Columbia
(UDC), is seeking enthusiastic and qualified part-time instructors
interested in teaching courses in one or more of the following
areas within the area of lifelong learning 1) 21st Century
Employable Skills, 2) Introduction to Personal Computers for
Beginners and Seniors, 3) Spanish in the Workplace, 4) Language Art
Skills Development, 5) Mathematics Fundamentals, and Applications,
6) Digital Literacy, 7) and Customized Workforce Development
courses and courses related to WDLL’s grant partnerships.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide hands-on, guided, differentiated instruction to
students enrolled in the courses as specified in the schedule and
- Participate in evaluating and selecting assigned text and
instructional materials; prepare course materials and lesson
- Conduct efficient and effective classroom management.
- Provide students with an approved syllabus that includes course
objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendance
policies in line with those of the institution, texts and readings,
assignments and deliverables, timelines, and evaluation
- Use the institution’s learning management system to post
syllabus, assignments, and other materials and to communicate with
students, in a timely manner.
- Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles and
provide interesting and engaging assignments that demonstrate the
real-world applications of concepts covered.
- Regularly communicates and refers students to university and
division-wide student success (academic and career) opportunities,
resources, services, events, and information to assist students in
removing and/or mitigating barriers to employment to achieve their
educational and career goals.
- Maintain records of enrollment and attendance, assessments and
grades, and submit class rosters and grade sheets by the deadlines
established by the institution.
- Provide an educational environment conducive to learning,
establishing, and maintaining classroom control.
- Encourage students to submit course evaluations/surveys, review
course evaluations and use feedback to improve course
- Attend all required meetings to stay abreast of all
pathway-specific and division-wide policies, requirements, and
- Review and adhere to the WDLL “Faculty/Instructor guide”.
- Meet with the Dean or Pathway Director as needed to discuss all
aspects of the course including student progress and curriculum
development (may be required to provide input into program
development), on a regular basis.
- Adhere to University and division-specific policies and
guidelines in all matters concerning academics and student and
- Provide student progress reports to the Pathway Director.
Minimum Job Requirement
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in subject matter
- Prior teaching experience in the subject field/industry or must
demonstrate evidence of teaching potential.
- Must possess current certification in subject matter
(Certification must be the same as the course being taught).
- Be familiar with subject area certification processes,
guidelines, and procedures.
Information to Applicant
Condition of Employment: Temporary employment may be ended at
anytime with or without cause.
Collective Bargaining Unit: Dependent upon certain criteria, this
position may be eligible for representation and require payment of
union fees through direct payroll deduction.
Employment Benefits: Due to the temporary nature of this
appointment, this position is ineligible for benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is
an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will
receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance,
sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation,
physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human
Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section
2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of
Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived:
race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, familial status, family responsibilities,
matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information,
disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which
is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any
of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.
Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.
Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran’s preference must
submit official proof at the time of application.
Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of
Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B ). This
job is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free
Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this
position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify
his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5)
days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the
District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background
investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory background
investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the University of
the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a
finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review
and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the
results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of
consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given
consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive
consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For
the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job
applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC
application will be required.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the
District of Columbia, Office of Talent Management Only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job
applications should be directed to UDC Office of Talent Management
at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women,
veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For
a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please