Adjunct Instructor, Workforce Development- Jr. Cloud Practitioner

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  • United States, Washington, DC 20002 View on Map
  • Post Date : September 16, 2020
  • Apply Before : October 16, 2020
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Job Description

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: $35 per hour

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: Varies based on assignment

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 in the, using a variety of teaching methods to include, but not limited to, lecture, class discussion, demonstration labs, and projects. The University of the District of Columbia Community College (UDC-CC) a branch campus of the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is seeking enthusiastic and qualified part-time Lead Instructors – Jr. Cloud Practitioners knowledgeable about industry trends in cloud technology.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Delivers engaging online synchronous modules to a diverse group of learners and guiding them in their asynchronous (independent learning) modules.
  • Hosts live video conferences 2-3 times/day for 50 students, with support of two Teaching Assistants.
  • Delivers all technical, behavioral, mindset, and employment essential lessons.
  • Adapts communication style to reflect and connect with the diverse experiences of participants.
  • Works with Teaching Assistants to deliver high quality, personalized learning experience for participants.
  • Administers, grades, and provide feedback on weekly assessments.
  • Supports Generation’s data-driven model by tracking and inputting (in Salesforce/ Canvas) participant attendance and performance in class and on assessments.
  • Brings the learning experience to life, building community and enhance relevance by drawing on your own industry experience.
  • Provides relevant, timely feedback to students on formative and summative assessment and on student projects.
  • Explains complex topics in a non-technical way.
  • Coaches and guide students to be as employable as possible and support them to develop industry standard portfolios.
  • Commits to and empathize with young/mid-career people and disconnected populations.
  • Be available to instruct, host office hours, and grade student work up to 20 hours per week, Monday-Friday.
  • Engages in Generation sponsored professional development and training on a weekly basis.
  • Engages in daily office hours for students.

Specific requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • At least 2 years professional experience in Web Developer/Front End Developer/Full Stack Web Developer role or similar.
  • Passion for helping change the life trajectories of unemployed and/or at-risk youth.
  • At least 2 years teaching/facilitation experience required; experience with digital/e-learning preferred.
  • Mastery of content and the ability to teach the content to a young adult population with little previous IT experience.
  • Experience teaching adults and/or extensive knowledge of current trends and issues in adult education.
  • Ability to comfortably navigate new technologies (e.g., Generation App, Canvas, university LMS).
  • Experience working with LMS.
  • High level of comfort about communicating to large and small groups of people and have a desire to coach and guide learners in an empathetic manner.
  • Ability to collect and analyze participant data that will influence participant interactions.
  • Self-reflective and open to frequent feedback from participants and program team.

Minimum Job Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree or licensure/certification in subject area or combination of education and corporate/industry experience.
  • Prior teaching experience or must demonstrate evidence of teaching potential and/or corporate/industry training.

Information to Applicant

Condition of Employment: Temporary employment may be ended at anytime with or without cause.

Collective Bargaining Unit: This position is not eligible for representation.

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.

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 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/.

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