Part-Time Instructor: Human Resources Management

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University of California Irvine

Part-Time Instructor: Human Resources Management

The Division of Continuing Education (DCE) is a self-supporting unit within the University of California. Funding is generated through fees collected from a diverse, complex, and ever-changing student population. Part-time instructor positions are on a course by course contracted basis. This is NOT a faculty position.

This is pool recruitment for online teaching positions that may become available in programs related to Human Resources. We are seeking qualified instructors with current knowledge and work experience in this industry who can create an interactive and engaging learning environment for students.
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Course topics include:

  • Foundations of Human Resources
  • Talent Management
  • Leading Successful Organizational Change
  • Compensation and Reward Systems
  • Human Resources and the Law
  • Introduction to Employee Benefits
  • Training and Human Resources Development
  • Linking HR Strategy to Business Success
  • HR Metrics and Analytics

  • HR Digital Tools & Workplace Trends
  • Organizational Design & Development
  • Learning and Development
  • Succession Planning
  • Performance Management
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
  • Implicit Bias

    Classes may be available in a variety of formats: Daytime or evening on-ground, and online instructor-led.

    Specific Instructor Duties
  • Develop and/or update course syllabi in consultation with the UCI Division of Continuing Education Program Representative as assigned and using approved syllabus template
  • Prepare and deliver course materials and learning assessments in the assigned format (Evening, Daytime, Online, or Hybrid)
  • Communicate teaching objectives and specific learning outcomes to students, and clearly outline the grading policies for the course
  • Utilize the Canvas Learning Management System as the course support platform
  • Evaluate student achievement of specific learning outcomes, and assign grades
  • Post final student grades by set deadlines
  • Handle student inquiries about final grades and consult with Director as needed
  • Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner
  • Stay current regarding the professional body of knowledge in the field of practice
  • Participate in required orientations and complete mandatory training programs by deadlines established by UC Irvine
  • Complete required administrative tasks in a timely manner including: completing all hiring paperwork; submitting updated syllabus; submitting course handouts; signing instructor contract; submitting required textbook orders; communicating AV and classroom needs
  • Employ culturally competent teaching methodologies in the classroom inclusive of international student populations
  • Use subject-matter expertise and leverage additional resources appropriately to enhance the curriculum (i.e.: make arrangements for guest speakers, use synchronous/live sessions for office hours, etc.)
  • Design interactive and motivational classroom activities to fully engage participants and to reinforce student learning
  • Update materials periodically, and regularly monitor course evaluations in order to make adjustments and improvements to the curriculum

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    Individuals hired to teach these courses must understand that all such agreements with the University are made on a course-by-course basis and that the Instructor will be made no guarantee of continual involvement with the University in any capacity.

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


  • Master's degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Extensive background and current work experience in the subject area (at least 5 years)
  • Proficiency in (or willingness to learn) the use of instructional technology and online teaching tools

  • Must be committed to the highest level of academic standards and integrity
  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to convey conceptual and complex ideas and information
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills
  • Comfort in dealing with working professionals
  • Current participation in professional associations

  • Experience designing/revising curriculum and measuring student performance
  • College-level teaching experience (or the corporate equivalent)
  • Experience teaching online

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    Job No:
    Posted: 2/22/2021
    Application Due: 2/22/2033
    Work Type: Full Time