Adjunct Instructional Specialist, Inclusive Education Services

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Work type: OPS (Temporary)
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Student Development/Enrollment Services

Classification Title:

Adjunct Instructional Specialist, Inclusive Education Services

Administrative Title:

N/A

Job Description:

Inclusive Education Services (IES) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) offers students with intellectual disabilities an inclusive, comprehensive non-degree seeking academic experience. Students choose one of three concentrations from our Professional Services Credential, which include Hospitality, Social Services, or Education. Students will earn a credential for completing the course of study through the Division of Continuing Education with the support of the College of Community Innovation and Education.

 

The adjunct instructional specialist for the Inclusive Education Services (IES) program will play a critical role in assisting students with intellectual disabilities to learn and apply pre-employment professional skills as part of their work toward attaining a Professional Services Credential. The Career I, II, and III courses and Personal Leadership courses taught by adjunct faculty are a sustained partnership between Student Development and Enrollment Services (SDES) and College of Community Innovation and Education (CCIE). Adjunct faculty are supervised by the assistant director of Inclusive Education Services.  The adjunct instructional specialist will be expected to teach the following courses:

 

•        MHS 1930 Career I (Fall 2020): This course addresses ongoing career development including career theory, career choice and decision-making, interpersonal communication, professionalism, workplace ethics and culture and boundary-making. Students will understand and demonstrate the key competencies of career readiness including punctuality, resume building, communication skills, and the application and interview process.

 

•        MHS 1931 Career II (Fall 2020): This course builds upon foundational knowledge gained in Career I. This course addresses ongoing career development, decision-making, interpersonal communication, and professionalism. Students will understand and demonstrate key competencies of career readiness including leadership, communication skills, and work ethic.

 

•        MHS 1931 Personal Leadership (Fall 2020): This course offers an entryway into personal leadership, motivation, finances, integrity, and time management. Topics covered include budgeting, intrinsic versus extrinsic motivation, intercultural competence, and career management. This course addresses personal leadership skills including self-regulation of emotions, assessing and interpreting the emotions of others, conflict resolution, time management, self-awareness, and development of self-efficacy.

 

•        MHS 1930 Career III (Spring 2021): This course builds upon knowledge gained in Career II. This course focuses on preparing and supporting students through the Capstone Internship experience. This course addresses ongoing career development including career choice and decision-making, interpersonal communication, professionalism, workplace ethics and culture and boundary-making. At the conclusion of this course students will demonstrate enhanced professionalism and a readiness to participate in a community internship.

Department:

Student Development and Enrollment Services-Inclusive Education Services

Work Schedule:

Schedule will be discussed at point of hire.

Type of Appointment:

OPS Adjunct Faculty

Advertised Annual Salary:

Negotiable up to $2,500 per course depending on degree and/or experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s, specialist, or doctoral degree in any field from an accredited institution and a minimum of one year of teaching or training experience in training and development, career services, counseling, or academic advising, in a related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate(s) will possess:

• Strong communication skills and a willingness to collaborate with the IES staff.

• Ability to understand the culture and philosophy of the IES team’s expectations.

• Ability to follow the syllabus but willing to adjust and regroup based on individual students’ concept understanding.

• Ability to teach collectively to a diverse learning style and range in academic competency.

• Capability to challenge each student to their fullest potential.

• Commitment to holding a student to and encouraging a student to recognize and achieve full potential beyond the academic expectation.

• Capability to be creative in methodology, approach and plan for each student.

• Comfort with delivering course content in-person and online through UCF Webcourses and the Zoom platform.

• Desire to see each student reach their best potential.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

UCF employees who are non-exempt as determined by UCF Human Resources are eligible to apply.  Full-time UCF doctoral students are eligible to apply; however, the applicant needs to hold an additional assistantship on campus of 10 or 20 hours per week. Doctoral students who are not in the College of Community Innovation and Education (CCIE) must meet the above requirements.  Non-UCF employees are eligible to apply; however, they must meet the above requirements.

 

Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted online through the Human Resources website, www.ucf.edu/jobs.  In addition to the online application, applicants must also submit a cover letter, a CV and a list of three professional references. 

 

Please contact Carley Blades Myszkowski (carley.blades@ucf.edu) if you have questions about the position(s).

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

 

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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