Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open To The Public
Part -Time, Temporary
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
varies depending on assignment; minimum $950
per credit hour
Open until Filled
5171 South Dakota Avenue, N.E. 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 semester course
schedule; Incumbents will be required to prepare and deliver
relevant curriculum to students using a variety of teaching methods
to include, but not limited to, lecture, class discussion,
demonstration labs, and projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Minimum Job Requirements
- Teach assigned courses as specified in the schedule and course
contract and hold office hours for student conferences (each
3-credit hour course taught requires one hour of student conference
time per week);
- Evaluate and select texts and instructional materials; prepare
course materials and lesson plans.
- Provide students 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
- Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles and
provide interesting and engaging assignments that demonstrate the
real-world applications of concepts covered.
- Maintain records of enrollment and attendance, assessments and
grades, submit class rosters and grade sheets by the deadlines
established by the institution.
- Provide a classroom environment conducive to learning,
establishing and maintaining classroom control.
- Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course
evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course
- Attend all meetings, ceremonies and official functions as
specified by the Chief Academic Officer, Chief Community College
Officer and/or Dean.
- Attend one or more orientation session(s) to become familiar
with the Institution’s mission and teaching philosophy, policies
and procedures and the learning management system.
- Meet with the Dean or Department Chair/Division 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).
- Adhere to University policies and guidelines in all matters
concerning academics and student and staff conduct.
- The incumbent must have an Associates degree in Mortuary
Science from an ABFSE accredited program and a Bachelor's or higher
degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
*Candidates having AA degree and a Bachelor's degree should have
experience working in the funeral industry.
- Prior teaching experience or must demonstrate evidence of
teaching potential, sound laboratory skills in the subject area,
and/or corporate/industry training.
- Have an active funeral licensure/ Morticians license from DC,
or the ability to obtain a DC license.
In addition to the above minimum degree requirements, candidates in
specific areas must meet the following criteria:
Information to Applicant
Condition of Employment:
- To teach the embalming courses candidates must hold a valid
license that entitles them to practice embalming in the District of
Columbia, plus have had sufficient training and at least one year
of experience as an embalmer.
- To teach mortuary management courses, candidates should have a
valid funeral director's license or its legal equivalent and have
had sufficient specialized training and experience in funeral
service practice to enable them to give proper instruction.
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.
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.
Applicants claiming veteran’s
preference must submit official proof at the time of
At this time, the University of the
District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g.
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.
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.
Official Job Offers are made by the University
of the District of Columbia, Office of Talent Management
All inquiries related to employment and
job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human
Resources 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: http://www.udc.edu/equal opportunity/