Instructors (Part-Time), Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
|Workplace||Seattle, Washington, USA|
School / Campus / College: Continuum College
Organization: Continuum College
Title: Instructors (Part-Time), Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
Position DescriptionThe University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service.
UW Continuum College expands the reach of the University of Washington by delivering educational programs that meet the needs of learners at all phases of their lives. We’re focused on removing obstacles to relevant educational opportunities by addressing geographic, financial, length of commitment, and time constraints, increasing access to knowledge for more people. As a diverse community that values inclusivity and collaboration, we foster a respectful, supportive workplace where innovation comes to life. By looking ahead and experimenting with new approaches, we’re creating new educational opportunities to help people thrive in a world of change.
UW Continuum College (UWC2) has outstanding opportunities for several part-time instructors for the Professional and Continuing Education (PCE) Certificate in GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS . Two sections of this program, online and in-person, are being offered in the 2022-23 academic year and the instructional team is being expanded. In-person classes are taught on the UW Campus. Instructors are needed for the following courses and during the quarters and sections indicated:
Instructors serve a key role in certificate programs, engaging with students, serving as subject matter experts, presenting learning content, and assessing whether learners have achieved course competencies. PCE students consistently say that the instructor is the single most important element of their course.
Professional and Continuing Education Instructors...
The instructors for these GIS courses will provide 3 hours of teaching in-person per week, per course (course class time, Monday or Wednesday evening), plus preparation time, and provision of student assessment and feedback. Preparation time includes readiness to use UW online platforms and learning technologies as needed. An approximate average of 6 hours total per week is expected for preparation and teaching activities for each course. Additional time will be needed for student communications, team meetings and program staff consultations.
PCE courses are generally 10 weeks in duration and align with the UW academic quarter calendar. Information on the Professional and Continuing Education Certificate in GIS may be found at ?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.pce.uw.edu%2Fcertificates%2Fgeographic-information-systems&module=jobs&id=2333095" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.pce.uw.edu%2Fcertificates%2Fgeographic-information-systems&module=jobs&id=2333095" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.pce.uw.edu/certificates/geographic-information-systems .
UWC2 Extension Lecturers / Instructors are Academic Staff, not faculty. These are part-time, temporary positions.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (some are specific to individual courses)
InstructionsTo apply to teach in any of these courses, please submit the following:
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and review of applications will occur intermittently dependent on program needs. Applications received by August 12, 2022, will receive priority consideration.
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gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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