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Part-Time Instructor: Preliminary Administrative Services Credential

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $1700 - $3400 and would also be based on the specific number of courses assigned and enrollment numbers.

Application Window

Open date: September 7, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Oct 20, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Mar 29, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

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.

The Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program invites applications for Instructors to teach courses to prepare students to demonstrate mastery of the California Administrator Performance Expectations. For a more detailed overview of our Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program, please visit https://ce.uci.edu/areas/education/admin_services/
Course topics include:
• Educational Leadership
• Management of Human and Material Resources
• Cultural and Socioeconomic Diversity
• Governance, Organization, and Administration of Public Schools
• Focus on Student Achievement
• Fiscal Management at the Site and District Level
• Leadership in a Community Culture
• School Law and Political Relations
• Curriculum Design and Management
• Supervised Administrative Field Work

Specific Instructor Duties
• Develop and/or update course syllabi in consultation with the UCI DCE Education Programs Director as assigned and using approved syllabus template
• Prepare and deliver online course materials and learning assessments in the assigned format
• Utilize the Canvas Learning Management System as the course support platform
• Communicate teaching objectives and specific learning outcomes to students, and clearly outline the grading policies for the course
• Evaluate student achievement of specific learning outcomes, and assign grades
• Post final student grades to the transcript system by set deadlines
• Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner
• Handle student inquiries about final grades and consult with Director as needed
• 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 quarterly syllabi; posting bio and photo on the UCI DCE website; signing quarterly contract; ordering required texts; communicating AV and classroom needs
• Employ culturally competent teaching methodologies in the classroom inclusive of both domestic and international student populations
• Allow students to review their final exams/papers for up to 13 months following the last class session
• Use subject-matter expertise and leverage additional resources appropriately to enhance the curriculum (i.e.: make arrangements for guest speakers, 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

Our curriculum is constantly updated and tailored to bring students the background, expertise, and business practices to remain competitive and advance their careers. Taught by qualified practitioners, our courses feature practical applications, underlying rationale, and current issues, all of which can be immediately utilized in and applied to our students’ work environments.

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.

Qualifications

Basic
• Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution or other related degrees
• Five year of California K-12 administrative work experience, with experience related to the program courses’ expectations
• Knowledge of California Administrator Performance Expectations (CAPE)

Additional
Current knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency in subject area
• 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

Preferred
Prior university/college teaching experience
Experience with teaching adult learners
Five years of school administrative or professional experience in field related to course expectation
Familiarity with the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA)
Technology literacy, to include classroom usage and technologies that assist with supporting the needs of candidates
Online teaching experience

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution or other related degrees
• Five year of California K-12 administrative work experience, with experience related to the program courses’ expectations
• Knowledge of California Administrator Performance Expectations (CAPE)

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form - All applicants of academic positions at the University of California, Irvine must download, complete, sign, and upload the following form with their application: Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08658

About UC Irvine

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.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Online