Lecturer

Location
Denver, CO
Posted
Oct 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



University of Colorado

Lecturer
Job Summary:
The individual in a temporary part-time lecturer position will teach courses on a semester-by-semester appointment, subject to course and budget availability. Must be open to using electronic media for instruction, such as CANVAS (Learning Management System) and Livetext, as courses at UCD can be offered as face-to-face, hybrid, or online.

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.

Course for which we are seeking lecturers (Spring 2018):
EDUC 5751 through EDUC 5754

These courses are the first of four sequential classes offered by the SEHD ALPS program that make our students eligible for a Colorado Principal's license.

EDUC 5751 - Principal/Administrator Licensing I
This program section (1 of 4) combines foundational learning activities in leadership, curriculum and supervision, school improvement, and the school environment via distance learning and face-to-face sessions. Field applications are related to these foundations, and students will develop, establish, and pursue goals for clinical-practice activities. Assessment is by performance-based submission to LIVETEXT. Prereq.: admission to the program.

EDUC 5752 - Principal/Administrator Licensing II
This program section (2 of 4) combines work toward advanced learning goals in leadership, curriculum and supervision, school improvement, and the school environment via distance-learning and face-to-face sessions that build on the foundational learning activities in EDUC 5751 and related clinical practice activities. Students will continue to pursue goals for clinical-practice activities. Assessment is by performance-based submission to LIVETEXT. Prereq.: completion of EDUC 5751.

EDUC 5753 - Principal/Administrator Licensing III
This program section (3 of 4) combines work toward advanced learning goals in leadership, curriculum and supervision, school improvement, and the environment via distance learning and face-to-face sessions that build on the learning activities in EDUC 5752 and related clinical-practice activities. Students will continue to pursue goals for clinical-practice activities. Assessment is by performance-based submission to LIVETEXT. Prereq.: completion of EDUC 5752.

EDUC 5754 - Principal/Administrator Licensing IV
This program section (4 of 4) combines work toward advanced learning goals in leadership, curriculum and supervision, school improvement, and the environment that build on the learning activities in EDUC 5753 via distance learning and face-to-face sessions with related clinical-practice activities. Students will complete learning and clinical-practice activities. Assessment is by performance-based submission to LIVETEXT. Prereq: completion of EDUC 5753.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Evidence of understanding of historic and present day sociocultural issues that influence and are influenced by education, as well as a commitment to social justice.
  • Experience with culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse communities, knowledge of urban school issues.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • The applicant must have the knowledge and skills and the ability to evaluate educator learning and performance that we require of faculty members recruited to teach in one or more of our ALPS programs.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a school level administrator.
  • Holds, or is eligible to hold, a Colorado Principal's license.


Salary and Benefits:


The salary for this position has been established at $4,350 per 3 credit course taught. This amount is adjusted according to workload (up to two courses per term). This will be a semester-by-semester appointment, with the possibility of renewal.

This part-time appointment is not eligible for group health, life insurance and retirement benefits. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at 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 strongly supports the principle of diversity. 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.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.


Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers, refer to requisition #11342 REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). Current curriculum vitae 2). Proof of highest degree earned (can be unofficial transcripts) If your application is selected for further consideration, you will be asked to provide two confidential recommendation letters from individuals who have specific knowledge of the skills you possess that apply to this position.

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

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

Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.



Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30062 - EDUC-Dean's Office

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Oct 5, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Becky Emerson

Posting Contact Email: SEHDHR@ucdenver.edu

Position Number: 00740175

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