Instructor, Community Education (Multiple Openings)

Arapahoe Community College - Littleton, CO (30+ days ago)4.3

Position Title: Instructor, Community Education

Position Classification: Instructor, Part-Time

Primary Purpose

The Community Education Program is looking for instructors in small business: computer software applications; tablets, pc, phone, and social media technologies; arts and crafts; foreign languages, home and garden, and personal development. Possible teaching locations include Littleton, Parker, and Castle Rock campuses. Responsibilities include: instruction and some minor administrative activities including student roster verification and au pair student hour documentation.

Extensive knowledge of and experience with the subject matter.
Prior teaching experience is preferred.
Ability to interact with a variety of students.
Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills to facilitate learning.
Must support and promote the mission of Arapahoe Community College.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Self-management: sets well-defined and realistic personal goals; displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; works with minimal supervision; is motivated to achieve, and demonstrates responsible behavior.
Interpersonal skills: shows understanding, courtesy, tact, empathy, and concern; develops and maintains professional relationships; may deal with people who are difficult, hostile, and/or distressed; relates well to people from varied backgrounds and situations, and is sensitive to individual differences.
Diversity: is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, and other individual differences in the workforce.
Conflict management: manages and resolves conflicts, grievances, disagreements in a constructive manner to minimize negative personal impact.
Integrity/honesty: contributes to maintaining the integrity of the organization; displays high standards of ethical conduct; understands the impact of violating these standards on an organization, self, and others, and is trustworthy.
Organizational awareness: knows the organization’s mission and function and how its social, political, and technological systems work and operates effectively with them including the program, policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the organization.
Teaching others: helps others learn through formal and/or informal methods; identifies training needs; provides constructive feedback; coaches others on how to perform tasks; and acts as a mentor.
Computer skill proficiency; particularly in M/S Office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Work Environment: Work is generally confined to a standard office environment.

Physical Demands:
The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position.

Occasionally lifts, carries, pulls or pushes up to 20 lbs.
May need to stoop, reach, handle, have manual dexterity and the ability to talk and hear.
Mental function demands include comparing, copying, computing, compiling, analyzing, coordinating, synthesizing, negotiating, communicating, instructing, and interpersonal skills.

To Apply: All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, copies of certifications (if applicable), names and contact information for three professional references, and overview of the class you feel qualified to teach. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications as related to the duties and responsibilities of the position. To apply, scroll down and click "New Resume/CV."

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Notice to all Applicants:
Final candidate will be subject to successful completion of a background check, and, if applicable, a motor vehicle record review.
Former employees of the Colorado Community College System, or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in their application material.
Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within thirty (30) days of hire.
ACC participates in the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, PERA-eligible employees are required to contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits. For more information, visit the COPERA web page.
Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment.
Arapahoe Community College participates in E-Verify.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Arapahoe Community College provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Angela Williams, Director of Human Resources, at 303.797.5715 or

Arapahoe Community College is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities.

We seek to respect, understand, and embrace the diversity of our students, staff, faculty, and the community we proudly serve. We oppose discrimination and strive to foster an equitable and inclusive learning environment for our students that reflects the diverse nature of our world through professional development, responsive programming, reflection, and action.

For information regarding Arapahoe Community College Security, including Clery Act / Crime Statistics for the campus and surrounding area, please see the Arapahoe Community College Annual Security Report. For a hard copy report, please visit ACC Campus Police Department, Room AM2600 at 5900 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, Colorado 80120.

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