UCSB PaCE Part-Time Instructor Pool - Legal & Paralegal AY 22-23

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara
Jan 22, 2023
Feb 17, 2023
Contract Type
The Department of Professional and Continuing Education (Extension) at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary, part–time instructors to teach on–site and online courses for our Paralegal Studies program as well as for our Business Communication and Law program for upcoming openings. We are seeking qualified applicants who possess current subject matter expertise and have a passion for teaching in the following programs and courses. Paralegal Studies Fundamentals of Paralegal Studies Case Management Civil Litigation Ethics for Paralegals Legal Research, Writing & Analysis I Legal Research, Writing & Analysis II E–Discovery & Legal Technologies Paralegal Studies Capstone Course Aging & the Law Business Law Contract Law Criminal Law Employment Law Juvenile Law Paralegal Internship Real Estate Law Wills & Trusts I Wills & Trusts II Environmental Law and Intellectual Property Other related topics Business Communication and Law Cross–Cultural Conflict Resolution Ethical & Regulatory Environments Business Law & Social Responsibility Other related topics Instructor duties include but are not limited to: Make appropriate adjustments to continually improve the syllabus, curriculum and course materials. May be based upon programmatic and/or student feedback. Prepare and deliver course materials and design learning assessments. Design interactive and motivational classroom activities to fully engage participants and to reinforce student learning. Stay current within the subject, discipline or field of practice. Use subject–matter expertise and leverage additional resources appropriately to enhance the curriculum. Communicate teaching objectives and specific learning outcomes to students, and clearly outline/explain the grading policies for the course. Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner. Employ culturally competent and inclusive teaching methodologies in the classroom (including teaching non–native speakers and/or students with academic letters of accommodations for learning disabilities). Evaluate student achievement of specific learning outcomes and assign grades. Post final student grades to the transcript system within two weeks of course completion. Handle student inquiries about final grades and consult with Program Director as needed. Retain student records according to University policies. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship. The posting will remain open until March 31, 2023 to accommodate department needs. The pool will close on March 31, 2023; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application. Please note: The use of a instructor pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time. Screening of applicants begins immediately after the initial Review Date has passed; some appointments may begin as early as the 2023 Winter quarter. The number of these temporary, part–time, non–tenure track, academic positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Appointments are offered on a course–by–course basis, and appointment length is based upon course section schedule(s). Appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.