Project Management Instructor University of California, Riverside - Extension
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. 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. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UCR Extension is the continuing and professional education division of the University of California, Riverside offering over 80 programs and certificates to domestic and international students. UCR Extension is seeking experienced professionals to join our instructional team as a part-time instructor for adult learners. Successful candidates of this continuous recruitment will be eligible to teach courses as they are scheduled during the year in our Professional Certificates in Project Management, Project Management for Business, and Agile Project Management. These certificate programs reside in the Department of Professional Programs. Course offerings provide students with tools and techniques that are applicable to industry, skills to manage high uncertainty projects, an opportunity to earn a credential, and prepare for the Project Management Professional examination. Courses are generally (10-12) weeks in length, average 6 teaching hours per week, and are offered online and in-person. Courses delivered in-person are typically scheduled days and evenings, Monday - Friday, and occasionally on Saturday. Courses include:
-Introduction to Agile Project Management -Agile Management Using Scrum and Kanban -Agile Change Management and Organizational Transformation -Leading Agile Teams -Project Management Essentials -Project Leadership, Communication, and Team Building -Project Scheduling and Risk Management -Quality and Performance Management -Project Procurement Management
Minimum Requirements: * Advanced degree in Business or a related field, or equivalent experience. * Five years of related work experience. * Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. * Ability to provide instruction online and in-person.
Preferred Qualifications: * Experience teaching adult learners. * Experience with curriculum development and course design. * Bilingual English/Spanish. * Ability to teach a wide range of courses. * Commitment to diversity and the University's mission.
Employment Information: Instructional agreements are made on a course-by-course basis at the discretion of the University with no guarantee to teach future courses. This part-time position has no benefits but participates in the University of California Defined Contribution Plan. 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: JPF01213
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.