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Adjunct Professor - User-Centered Design

at Lake Washington Tech Academy

Posted: 10/18/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2598318
Keywords: teaching, instructor

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Job Title:Adjunct Professor - User-Centered Design
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:Depends on Qualifications
Job Type:Adjunct
Location: Kirkland, Washington
 
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lake Washington Institute of Technology is seeking qualified part time instructors to teach in the User-Centered Design program. All instructor positions require two years work experience; college teaching experience and industry certifications are preferred. Experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Experience and knowledge of User-Centered Design/Human Centered Design practice and theory
  • Numerous research methods
  • Prototyping, usability studies, and user interface design, information design and international user experience
  • Industry software such as XD, Figma and Sketch
This recruitment is to establish an applicant pool for future part-time faculty vacancies. The college hires part-time faculty on a quarter by quarter basis, dependent on enrollment. If you're selected for an interview for a potential future vacancy, a college representative will contact you.
 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Plan and develop a variety of instruction objectives and experiences appropriate to the program goals Identify individual learning needs of students and make appropriate adjustments
  • Develop and teach to the objectives of the approved curriculum
  • Develop and teach lessons which foster and support cultural diversity and non-discrimination Teach productive and constructive study skills to students Develop classroom and lab procedures in conformance with identified policies and procedures
  • Maintain appropriate records which indicate student progress and meet college requirements
  • Follow disciplinary procedures as prescribed and deal consistently and fairly with all students
  • Design learning experiences for the unique characteristics of individual adult students through classes, individual instruction and self-directed learning
  • Post the class syllabus and students' grades via the online course system (currently Canvas)

 QUALIFICATIONS:
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelors degree required; Masters preferred 2 years related work experience
  • College teaching experience preferred
  • Prior e-learning and learning management system (LMS) experience desirable
  • Industry certifications preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have sensitivity and ability to successfully interact with diverse populations
  • Due to the diversity of the college population, we encourage applicants who are multilingual
  • Previous experience with an online course system (e.g., Canvas, Blackboard, Sakai, Moodle) preferred