Institute for Human Development, ACED Program Specialist Teacher (Continuous Posting)

University of Missouri-Kansas City
UMKC Volker Campus

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Job Title: Institute for Human Development, ACED Program Specialist Teacher (Continuous Posting)
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 35778
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Institute for Human Development

ACED (Adult Continuing Education for Persons with Developmental Disabilities) teaches classes on four campuses throughout the Kansas City metro are. ACED is housed with IHD (Institute for Human Development) with the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

Job Description This is a temporary, non-tenure-accruing, non-benefits eligible position. Appointment periods are for the course session(s) with consideration for reappointment. Salaries are negotiable based on education and experience.

Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

    Contribute to the academic and service environments for ACEDCommunicates clearly in a timely manner issues and/or concerns regarding student issues to the ACED DirectorRespond to email, phone calls, questions and other inquiries in a timely mannerPromote and sustain positive relationships with the students, other ACED teachers, campus coordinator and Director.Demonstrate knowledge, skills and dispositions that clearly align with the ACED mission, vision, and valuesTeach students in groups. Courses offered are continuing educationDemonstrate and reflect knowledge of effective instructional practices for diverse classrooms
Minimum Qualifications ACED Specialists must apply and submit to an interview with the ACED Director.

1. Knowledge of class material

2. Demonstrated understanding of the ACED mission and values

3. Familiarity with teaching applied lessons

4. Demonstrated highly successful experience teaching or equivalent experience

Application Instructions A complete application includes a letter of application detailing desire and qualifications to teach in one or more of the areas listed above, and resume.

The University requires that we maintain an official copy of your higher education transcripts.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


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UMKC Statement on Diversity

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website:

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us! Find out more about UMKC in the About UMKC section of our website.

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