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P/T Community Education Instructor

Company:
Utah Tech University
Job Location:
Category:
Adult and Continuing Education Programs
Type:
Adjunct/Part-Time
Salary: See Position Description

Location: St. George 84770, UT

Job Type: Part-Time Staff

Job Number: 25HRL999-03

Division: Academic Affairs

Department: Academic Community Engagement

Opening Date: 10/25/2021



Position Announcement



Community Education at Utah Tech University (CE) is dedicated to offering our customers a variety of courses that cover topics which enrich lives and broaden perspectives. We are continually seeking talented and professional adult educators. The Utah Tech Community Education program has been operating for more than two decades and while the scope of our offerings has changed over the years, the overall mission is the same: Provide affordable, helpful, and enjoyable learning opportunities for the Washington County area. CE classes are non-credit, meaning they do not count toward a college degree. There are no grades, and though instructors may want to assign homework, it is not necessary.

We are especially interested in classes in the following subjects:
  • Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator
  • American Sign Language
  • Art
  • Cooking (Demonstration)
  • Gardening and landscape
  • Ballroom/partner dancing
  • Health/fitness
  • Technology/computers
Responsibilities
  • Prepare and deliver professional subject material
  • Ensure class participation
  • Provide class schedules in timely manner
  • Provide a descriptive and appealing course description, professional bio, and photo
  • Hired instructors will be issued a utahtech.edu email address and will be required to complete several mandatory trainings within 60 days of hire dates
Qualifications



Prospective instructors need demonstrated proficiency/expertise in their proposed course(s), however, formal education in the subject is not always necessary.


Supplemental Information



To Apply, please use the Course Proposal link at the top of the Community Education Registration website.

Salary: Typically Community Education Instructors are paid a per student rate. We aim to enroll a minimum of six students in each class, and set pricing to guarantee a minimum of $20/hour of teaching time. The more students in the class, the higher the pay rate. 

Benefits: Free access to Employee Assistance Program thru Blomquist-Hale and HPC Fitness Center/Recreation facilities; no other benefits.  

Courses will not be accepted to promote businesses owned and/or operated by the instructor nor that serve as an avenue to set up a business under the auspices of Community Education. Courses may deal with subjects that fall into an instructor's expertise by profession but must be taught from a generic approach with no promotion of outside associations. Instructors who own or are affiliated with a business that relates to the course material may not share sales pitches, offer discounts, distribute business cards, encourage sales or refer people to the business while on Utah Tech premises.



ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Utah Tech University is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning. active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our university is located in picturesque southwestern Utah, approximately 120 miles north of Las Vegas. The area is renowned for its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. Click here to learn more about the University

Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 250 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action within its employment programs and activities. Utah Tech does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law.
The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or Utah Tech's non-discrimination policies:For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://titleix.utahtech.edu/or contact:
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, ocr@ed.gov, 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, ocr.denver@ed.gov, 303-844-5695.
The University provides key institutional information regarding Academics, Campus Safety, Student Services, Employment Laws, and other requirement items per the Higher Education Act and other consumer information requirements to perspective students, students, UT employees and prospective employees online at https://utahtech.edu/right-to-know/ and https://police.utahtech.edu/clery-act/.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.














Benefits






Utah Tech University offers a variety of miscellaneous benefits and discounts to employees, both for use on-campus and off-campus. No other benefits are offered for this position.
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