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Instructor - Project Risk and Procurement Management

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 17th, 2020

Last review date: Tuesday, Nov 17, 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: Monday, Feb 1, 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

After nearly a century in operation, UCLA Extension ranks as the largest and most respected continuing education provider in the state of California. UCLA Extension serves an important outreach vehicle for its home campus, UCLA, and supports the dynamic and continually changing regional workforce in the Los Angeles area as well as the needs of international organizations and communities. Our mission is to provide knowledge and connections for people to achieve their personal and professional goals.

Course Description:

This course is about to explore causes of risk on the projects and examine impacts by the triple constraint, workforce, and vendors. Learn to apply optimized risk response strategies for successful execution and completion of the projects. Minimize risk impacts from procurement processes, and sharpen the negotiation tactics to ultimately sign win-win agreements with qualified contractors. This course will help participants gain knowledge towards the PMP® Exam by PMI® and qualifies for the required 35 Contact Hours or PDU’s to apply for or maintain an existing PMP® certification.

https://www.uclaextension.edu/business-management/project-management/course/project-risk-and-procurement-management-mgmt-x-4444

Instructor Duties:

• Develop and/or update course syllabus in consultation with the UCLA Extension Program Director as assigned using approved syllabus template
• Prepare and deliver course materials and learning assessments in assigned format (classroom; online or hybrid)
• Communicate Teaching Objectives and Specific Learning Outcomes to students and review the grading policies of the course
• Evaluate student achievement of Specific Learning Outcomes and assign grades
• Post final student grades to the transcript system in a timely manner no later than 2 weeks after the last date of course meeting
• Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner
• Communicate with Program Director, Program Representatives and Online Course Managers in a timely manner
• Stay current regarding the professional body of knowledge in project management
• Complete required administrative tasks in a timely manner including: Initial one-time training of Canvas learning system; providing bio and photo for the UCLA Extension website; completing all hiring paperwork; submitting updated quarterly syllabus; signing quarterly contract; requesting required texts; communicating AV and classroom needs.
• Develop and maintain curriculum, syllabus, modules, learning practice questions, exams and grading.
• Employ culturally competent teaching methodologies in the classroom inclusive of both domestic and international student populations
• Respond to student inquiries about final grades and consult with Program Director as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

• PMP certification (preferred)
• 10 years of relevant industry experience in Project Management.
• College-level or higher teaching experience preferred
• Experience designing curriculum and measuring student performance preferred
• Must be committed to the highest level of academic standards and integrity
• Highly effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to convey conceptual and complex ideas and information
• Highly effective interpersonal skills
• Proficiency in the use of instructional technology and online teaching tools
• Current participation in professional associations

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy”

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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