International Education Programs, within University of California Riverside Extension, invites applicants to teach coursework related to management and hospitality as part of the Certificate in Management or Hospitality and Tourism Management programs at UCR. UCR offers a professional certificate in conjunction with work within the Disney International College Program at Walt Disney World. Course topics include Advanced Studies in Hospitality Management, Corporate Analysis, Corporate Communication, Creativity & Innovation, and Human Resource Management. Classes will be offered at Walt Disney World, and will meet once a week (4 hours) over a 10-week period during the daytime from March-June 2019.
Provide instruction in accordance with the established Instructional Agreement, curriculum, course outlines and class schedule
Participate in scheduled orientations, meetings, and complete mandatory training programs by UCR's established deadlines
Maintain timely, accurate academic records within the learning management system and submit all required course documentation by set deadlines
Communicate teaching objectives and specific learning outcomes to students, and clearly outline the grading policies to the course
Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct of ethics
Become familiar with and follow UCR Extension's Instructor Manual and Curricular Guidelines
Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner
Stay current regarding the professional body of knowledge in the field of practice
Complete required administrative tasks in a timely manner including: completing all hiring paperwork; submitting updated syllabi; signing instructor contract; submitting required textbook orders; communicating AV and classroom needs
Employ culturally competent teaching methodologies in the classroom inclusive of international student populations
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
Master's degree or higher from an accredited institution
Extensive background and current work experience in the business industry (minimum 3-5 years)
Interest and willingness to teach an international student audience
Local (Orlando, FL) and available to teach on-ground, daytime classes during the week
Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate that they are legally authorized to work in the United States
Current knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency in subject area
Must be committed to the highest level of academic standards and integrity
Current participation in professional associations
Strong oral and written communication skills to support effective interaction with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and education partners
Computer skills sufficient to support preparation of class materials and exams, as well as enable effective communication with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the education partners
University teaching experience at the undergraduate/graduate level (or corporate equivalent)
Experience with online Learning Management Systems
Experience traveling or living abroad
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
This is an ongoing recruitment. Part-time instructor applications are accepted throughout the year. When the department has a need to fill, they refer to the pool of applications on file. Part-time, temporary assignments are filled on an as needed basis.
Applications must include:
Cover letter addressing the basic requirements and preferred qualifications
Curriculum vitae (including education degrees, teaching sites inclusive of teaching dates, professional organization membership and level of activity
Statement of contributions to diversity
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 has no guarantee, expressed or implied, of continual involvement with the University in any capacity.
A background check must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered employment with UCR. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may impact the application status of applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: JPF01050
About University of California, Riverside
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is located approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.