Instructors (Part-Time), Professional and Continuing Education - Project Management Certificate, Foundations in Project Management, and PMP Exam Prep

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Instructors (Part-Time), Professional and Continuing Education - Project Management Certificate, Foundations in Project Management, and PMP Exam Prep

School / Campus / College: Continuum College Organization: Continuum College Title: Instructors (Part-Time), Professional and Continuing Education - Project Management Certificate, Foundations in Project Management, and PMP Exam Prep

Position Description

The 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 a range of outstanding opportunities for part-time instructors in the Project Management Certificate program and adjacent standalone courses including the Foundations of Project Management and PMP Exam Prep . These courses are offered in a variety of modalities including: in-person at the Seattle campus, real-time online, group-paced online, and self-paced online. As such, there may be opportunities for instructors to work fully remote. Applicants will be considered for courses occurring September 1, 2023 through August 31, 2024. Instructors serve a key role in certificate programs and standalone courses, 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. The pay range for instructor positions is $750-2500 per CEU* per course, commensurate with experience and qualifications. *Continuing Education Credits (CEU) information for individual courses may be found on our website . Professional and Continuing Education Instructors... · Teach to a set curriculum plan with clear learning outcomes and competencies · Prepare a course syllabus in advance of the course start date (templates provided) · Ensure that lesson plans and presentation materials for the full course are relevant and current · Teach all class sessions at the scheduled time · Respond to student inquiries and provide feedback on student assignments in a timely manner · Coordinate with other instructors in the certificate program, to ensure curriculum continuity across courses · Adapt instructional techniques based on feedback from students and the Program Manager, and implement sound pedagogical practices · Complete instructor onboarding, relevant learning technology training, and other training as needed · Observe FERPA, HIPAA, and other privacy laws and policies. · Participate in 1-2 instructor meetings and information sessions per year PCE courses are generally 10 weeks in duration and align with the UW academic quarter calendar. PCE offers courses in a variety of formats - see the course webpage to find out about the available formats. Information on our programming in Project Management can be found at the links above. UWC2 Extension Lecturers / Instructors are Academic Staff, not faculty. These are part-time, temporary positions.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Minimum five years of professional experience relevant to the course topics. Familiarity with the Project Management Institute’s Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide, Seventh ed.). Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Ability, and desire, to successfully work with individuals from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Willingness to teach with minimal supervision while maintaining high standards of professionalism, punctuality, and content relevance for diverse adult students. Legal authorization to work and receive compensation in the United States. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Prior teaching or mentoring experience, particularly with adult learners. Prior experience teaching/presenting in an online environment.


To apply to teach in our Project Management portfolio of coursework, please submit the following: A cover letter describing your areas of interest and expertise in Project Management Resume or CV Names and contact information of three references. [optional] A link to a professional webpage, Google scholar page (if applicable), and Github profile (if applicable). [optional] Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and review of applications will occur intermittently dependent on program needs. Applications received by August 1, 2023, will receive priority consideration.

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