Lecturer - Bachelor of Innovation™ (pool)

University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Bachelor of Innovation™ (BI) program at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) will establish and maintain a pool of Lecturers for the Bachelor of Innovation program from which future appointments to temporary, non-tenure track positions will be made. Appointments are part-time (less than 50% time) and will be made semester-by-semester.

The Bachelor of Innovation™ (BI) is a family of degrees with a common innovation core shared across majors in a wide range of areas.The BI program is an internationally unique family of degrees with an innovation core applied in many fields. One major component of the program is multi disciplinary innovation teams. These teams work hard on real projects with companies interested in the innovative insights. New and exciting projects are actively pursued every day by undergraduates in the BI program. The ability to team with the community is a cornerstone of this program but is nothing new for UCCS, a college recognized for its nationally leading community engagement. Also, the strong multidisciplinary team dynamic inherent to the BI program provides critical experience working across fields and across age groups. Further advantages include a positive, diverse social network as a valuable resource for students. This bold new degree is aimed toward students who want to make an impact, who are destined to change their world and add value to society.

Who We Are:

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students.

Colorado Springs (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report  as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S

This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

What We Offer:

Salary Range: Generally $3,600 for a 3 standard credit hour course

Temporary Lecturer appointments are not eligible for group health and life insurance benefits or vacation leave accrual. This position is eligible for paid sick leave. Information on benefits, including eligibility, is located at: http://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

UCCS is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs, or any other characteristics protected by law.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.

Applicants with disabilities: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the appointing authority or Human Resources.

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

    A master's degree from an accredited university. One-year of teaching experience is required.
Preferred Qualifications:

    At least two years of teaching in a higher education setting.
Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move. Employee is occasionally required to have long periods of sitting, moderate bending, and fine motor skills. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Colorado Springs
Schedule: Part-time
Posting Date: Aug 12, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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