Number of Vacancies: TBD

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Employment Status: Part -Time, Temporary

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: ES0000/0000/01

Salary Range: varies depending on assignment.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 3100 Martin Luther King Jr SE Washington, DC 20032

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 course contract.
  • Participate in evaluating and selecting assigned text and instructional materials; prepare course materials and lesson plans.
  • 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 criteria.
  • 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 delivery.
  • Attend all required meetings to stay abreast of all pathway-specific and division-wide policies, requirements, and expectations.
  • 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 staff conduct.
  • Provide student progress reports to the Pathway Director.
Minimum Job Requirement
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in subject matter area
  • 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 workplace.

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 visit: ​​​​​​ .

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