Lecturer - Continuing and Professional Education

Location
Denver, CO
Posted
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The School of Education & Human Development will establish and maintain a pool of Lecturers from which future appointments to temporary, part-time non-tenure-track positions in our continuing and professional education (CPE) department will be made. Lecturers are limited to two courses per term. This will be a semester-by-semester appointment, with the possibility of renewal. This temporary Lecturer pool is anticipated to remain continuously active through May 1, 2017-at that point, all applications will be cleared from the pool. You are welcome to reapply to the new posting after that date.

Lecturers selected from this pool will become vital members of the School's innovative education programs. For information on the specific programs and courses offered through CPE, please visit http://ucdenver.edu/education/cpe.

The School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver is a highly collaborative program that includes university faculty and P-12 educators and community members. Our mission is to prepare and inspire teacher leaders to have a profound impact in fostering student opportunity, achievement and success in urban and diverse communities. Faculty develop and maintain close partnerships with schools and other educational and community agencies situated in social and economic contexts with diverse student and community populations.

The University of Colorado Denver is the premier urban research university in Colorado and is committed to becoming one of the top ten urban institutions in the country. The School of Education and Human Development (SEHD) strives to provide national expertise on educational issues and socially just solutions for urban and diverse communities. Located in the heart of downtown Denver, whose population is increasingly diverse (32% Latino, 11% African American), the SEHD, accredited by NCATE, has taken a leadership role in preparing professionals to work in diverse schools, agencies and related settings. The SEHD emphasizes diverse collaborative partnerships including PK-12 schools, local communities, businesses, government agencies, private foundations, and other universities and colleges.

Job Responsibilities:
The purpose of this posting is to expand our pool of Lecturers available to teach off-campus (Continuing and Professional Education) courses. These are temporary, part-time Lecturer positions, as we build our capacity to offer quality instruction to all students in the School of Education and Human Development.

Teaching assignments may fluctuate and are contingent upon the schedule of courses offered each term, the required number of student enrollments in your tentatively scheduled course(s), and budget availability. Thus, we cannot guarantee that you will teach particular courses or that you will actually teach in a given term.

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.

Salary and Benefits

The salary for this position is based upon course enrollment. Payment amount per enrolled student varies according to the established rate of tuition for the specific class or program.

This part-time appointment is not eligible for group health, life insurance, and retirement benefits.

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The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.




The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

- At a minimum, an earned master's degree in relevant content area.
- Significant successful teaching or work experience in K-12 education, community, or business contexts, especially in urban and
diverse settings.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Experience with culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse communities, knowledge of urban educational community issues, and an interest in collaborating with a variety of constituencies in an
urban environment.
- Proficient with basic technology (e.g. MS Office)

Desired Qualifications

- Ed.D. or Ph.D. in Education or a closely related field.
- Experience teaching at the graduate level.
- Experience teaching online or with blended/hybrid models (e.g. Blackboard or eCollege and LiveText).

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/careers, refer to job posting 03940

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Special Instructions to Applicants:When applying for this position online, applicants must include: 1) Letter of application including the candidate's interests, experiences and qualifications related to the position responsibilities, and specific course(s) or program(s) for which the candidate is applying. 2) Current curriculum vitae. 3) Transcripts of graduate work and evidence of terminal degree. 4) Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. evaluations, course materials). 5) The names, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references who can speak to teaching ability. If your application is selected for further consideration, please be advised we may request letters of recommendation from your professional references.



Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Unofficial transcript(s), Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below



Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30070 - EDUC-Extended Studies

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Feb 15, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Jessica Coon

Posting Contact Email: SEHDHR@ucdenver.edu

Position Number: 00007992

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