New Brunswick, NJ
Salary: Commensurate With Experience
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking part time instructors for the non-credit program, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. A program specifically for adults over 50 looking for an opportunity to expand their horizons, learn in an engaging environment, and meet new friends, OLLI-RU is a unique learning community situated within the Division of Continuing Studies. The instructor course materials range from academic subjects to skills and activities. We encourage a variety of teaching formats, including facilitated discussions of books, films or ideas; informational lectures, hands-on instruction; and field trips. Instructors may teach in one or more of the following areas (but not limited to):
- Art History
- Computer Science
- Contemporary Issues
- Environmental Science
- Film Studies
- Music History
- Political Science
- Science- Biology, Physiology, Astronomy etc.
The position will be responsible for instruction and content delivery. Meeting times for courses vary as well as.
Minimum Education and Experience
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Requires at least two years of instructional experience. Also requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Requires experience instructing hiring unit’s relevant program content. Success in this position will be measured through attendance, course evaluations, and class member engagement.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Individual will have knowledge of classroom management, adult learning, and effective communication/facilitation techniques. We are an inclusive learning community, and classroom spaces should reflect that, regardless of subject matter.
May be required to use WebEx, zoom, or other online software used to conduct their course.