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Lead Program Instructor

Apply now Job no: 511621
Work type: Hourly Wage/Part-Time
Senior management: College of Engineering
Department: Dean - Engineering
Location: Greater Washington, D.C., Metro Area
Categories: Other

Job Description

The Lead Program Instructor teaches the integrated foundations of engineering, programming, creative problemsolving, technical career exploration, and technical communication, and leads activities with a variety of groups including:| elementary, middle and high school students| teachers and school administrators| school and community counselors| family groups| senior citizens| regional librarians| graduate students| high school interns|The Lead Instructor also develops teaching and learning activities for these groups.

Required Qualifications

Bachelors degree in a relevant technical subject (e.g. sciences, math, engineering, technology, computer science, information technology, industrial education, art or other, or equivalent related training and/or experience.| Experience in formal and informal teaching of technical subjects to schoolaged students and adults.| Familiarity with regional school divisions.| Excellent public speaking/presentation skills.| Willingness to learn, teach, and/or facilitate a wide variety of subjects, activities, and experiences.|

Preferred Qualifications

Virginia or DCPS licensure in a relevant technical subject.| Advanced degree in teaching and learning, curriculum and instruction, education psychology, education research, or relevant technical subjects.

Pay Band


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience.

Review Date

October 28, 2019

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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