The Division of Workforce Partnerships is looking for instructors to teach non-credit courses part-time across industries throughout Rhode Island and online year round. Courses are taught using competency based learning outcomes and vary in length, ranging from four hour workshops to semester long training programs.
The instructor plans and implements class curriculum and educational programs for the Division of Workforce Partnerships.
The instructor communicates class content utilizing a variety of teaching methods so that learning occurs, skills are developed, and students are motivated to learn and achieve their educational and employment objectives.
Trainings are scheduled in response to employer partner demand and can include day, evening and/or weekend hours. The Division is looking to build a bank of instructors to meet the varied needs of Rhode Island employers.
Current training topics include, but are not limited to the following:
• Core Skills/Soft Skills/Essential Skills
• Customer Service
• Data Analytics
• Office Technology (hardware and software)
• Microsoft Office Suite
• Project Management / Waterfall / Agile
• Leadership Development
• Diversity and Cultural Competency
• Cyber Security
• Workplace Spanish
• Public Speaking
• Professional Math Skills
• Business Writing
• Business Communications
• Service Breakdowns and Recovery
• Conflict Management
• Change Management
• Workplace Team Synergy
If you have interest in teaching and have experience in other areas, please apply and note your qualifications and teaching interest areas in your cover letter.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Engage in high-quality instruction in a diverse, inclusive, corporate and/or industry-specific environment.
• Prepare effective lesson plans and provide supplemental material to achieve course objectives and address student needs.
• Integrate technology and active learning strategies to enhance instruction.
• Use technology to enhance instruction, communicate effectively with students and colleagues and complete program record keeping and reporting requirements.
• Work creatively in all classes taught to discourage student withdrawal and maintain satisfactory retention.
• Understand the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and adhere to CCRI's policies and procedures for responding to student requests for accommodations.
• Keep detailed and organized records of students' attendance, assessments, and progress, including a final evaluation.
• Collaborate with the coordinator and workplace staff to develop contextualized lesson plans.
• Attend in-service training, program meetings and other program-related events as needed.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
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