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Commercially and Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) Instructor

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 7th, 2020

Last review date: Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, Jan 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

Commercially and Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC)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 part-time instructors for adult learners. This program is designed to raise awareness of human trafficking as it relates to children. Courses are delivered online and in-person at UCR Palm Desert campus every first and second Saturday of each month from (8am – 4pm). Courses are currently delivered in a distance-learning format with a potential return to classroom delivery in the future. This is a continuous recruitment for Spanish and English instructors. Courses include:

Introduction to Commercially and Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC)
Warning Signs and Trauma
Traffickers and Social Media
Statistics, State and Local Resources

Responsibilities:
• Provide instruction in accordance with the established instructional agreement, curriculum outlines and class schedule provided by UCR Extension.
• Teach established curriculum on human trafficking approved by the Riverside County Department of Public Social Services.
• Facilitate educational workshops to potential victims of human trafficking and/or at-risk populations about the services available in the community.
• Work in conjunction with collaborative partners and subject matter experts in order to ensure that training information and statistics are current.
• Communicate teaching objectives and specific learning outcomes to students, and clearly outline the grading policies to the course.
• Work in conjunction with collaborative partners and subject matter experts in order to ensure that course information is current.
• Participate in scheduled orientations, meetings, and mandatory training programs by UCR’s established deadlines.
• Maintain timely and accurate academic records within the learning management system and submit timely and accurate documentation as outlined in the instructional agreement.
• Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct.
• Become familiar with and follow UCR Extensions’ Instructor Manual and Curricular Guidelines.
• Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner.
• Remain current regarding the professional body of knowledge in the field of practice.
• Complete required administrative required administrative tasks in a timely manner including: completing all hiring paperwork; submitting updated syllabi; signing instructor contract; submitting required textbook orders; communicating audio visual and classroom needs.
• Employ culturally competent teaching methodologies in the classroom.

Minimum Requirements:
• Must have access to the internet, a personal computer/laptop, and ability to teach online.
• Advanced degree in Human Services 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 with Canvas learning platform.
• Experience teaching adult learners.
• Experience with curriculum development and course design.
• Bilingual English/Spanish.
• Ability to teach a wide range of courses in field of expertise.
• Commitment to diversity and the University’s mission.

Application Information:
To apply please visit https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01279. This is a continuous recruitment. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis. Interview process includes a teaching demonstration. For more information about UCR Extension, please visit http://www.extension.ucr.edu/.

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.

Job location

Palm Desert, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)