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Digital Skills Instructors

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) has as part of its mission to create educational and training opportunities, entrepreneurship and business development that will enhance the economic security of the Bronx and its neighboring communities. The SCPS programs offer businesses and their employees, within the five boroughs, training opportunities for personal and professional advancement.

The SCPS is seeking part-time digital skills instructors to teach remote work platforms (Zoom, MS Office 365 and/or Google Workspace) to small business owners and employees. All courses are taught live-online. Instructor must be expert in working with adults with low digital literacy, have a passion for education and be able to develop interactive activities and exercises that help participants apply technology in their workplace and gain confidence with the new software. Course development will be done in collaboration with the project coordinator.

Title Continuing Education Teacher (CET)

Employer Lehman College, School for Continuing and Professional Studies

Responsibilities

  • Provide digital skills instruction online to small business owners and employees
  • Collaborate with coordinator in curriculum revisions based on student evaluations and outcomes
  • Develop training activities and exercises using authentic material for students to apply new skills and assess their acquisition
  • Teach students content according to course descriptions, syllabi and learning outcomes.
  • Provide effective instruction to facilitate the highest level of student learning
  • Certify students’ attendance in class and submit to assigned personnel
  • Communicate with and provide feedback to students in a timely manner
  • Submit final grades according to deadlines

Qualifications

  • Extensive experience with/knowledge of one or more of the subject areas to be offered including Microsoft 365 Office (desktop and online apps), Teams, Zoom and Google Apps (Gmail, Meet, Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets and Forms)
  • Experienced in online instruction via Zoom, Google Classroom, MS Teams or Blackboard
  • At least 3 years of experience as a technology trainer (formal or informal)
  • Fluent in Spanish and English (preferred)
  • Experience in adult instruction and/or in supporting the use of technology by adults
  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred

Availability

Must have some daytime availability, evening and weekend work also available. Flexible Schedule 2-3 hour sessions; trainings to launch January 2021

Salary Hourly, $40- $45 per hour

Application Procedure

Please email cover letter, resume, experience with remote platform software (Zoom, MS Teams, and/or Google Workspace) and contact information for two professional references to Workforce.Development@lehman.cuny.edu

If selected, you will be invited to demonstrate your teaching skills with a mock lesson.

Online Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Instructors

Lehman College’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) is widely recognized for providing students with the tools necessary to position themselves competitively in the workforce. It is known to create educational, training opportunities, and skill building development that will enhance the economic security of the Bronx and its neighboring communities. The SCPS offers a wide array of professional certificates and licensure courses. The programs at the SCPS helps individuals from the Bronx and neighboring communities to further their personal advancement and career development.

The SCPS is seeking online CNA instructors to teach students to become Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA). Applicants must be a NYS Registered Nurse, experienced in online teaching strategies, and knowledgeable about the Prometric Certified Nursing Assistant State Certification exam. Familiarity with Zoom for class discussions and online learning platforms such as Moodle or Google Classroom will be an advantage.

Title: Continuing Education Teacher (CET)

Employer: Lehman College, School for Continuing and Professional Studies

Responsibilities

  • Develop virtual lesson plans, in collaboration with the nurse supervisor for CNA class, prior to the start of the program
  • Use of an online forum for class discussions, i.e., Zoom or Google Classroom
  • Teach students content according to course descriptions, syllabus and learning outcomes.
  • Teach students the theoretical knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology and the practical skills needed to pass the Prometric State Certification Examination
  • Develop and upload course content, i.e., PowerPoint presentations in online classroom
  • Develop and administer virtual quizzes/tests to the students
  • Teach and demonstrate practical clinical skills using YouTube videos via Zoom and in-person clinical skills labs
  • Collaborate with online tutor/technical assistant to provide students with additional support
  • Use a variety of effective instructional strategies and engaging activities to facilitate the highest level of student learning
  • Certify students’ attendance in class and submit to assigned personnel
  • Communicate with and provide feedback to students in a timely manner
  • Observe, manage, and report students’ academic progress
  • Maintain records of grades and assignments
  • Submit end-of-program final grades
  • Attend weekly paid 1-hour program report meeting

Qualifications

  • Experience in online instruction via Zoom, Google Classroom, MS Teams or Blackboard
  • At least 3 years' experience as a CNA instructor
  • Fluent in Spanish and English (preferred)
  • Experience in teenager and adult instruction
  • NYS Registered Nurse

Availability

Must have some daytime availability, evening and weekend work also available. Flexible teaching schedule: 2-3 hour sessions online; 2-3 days per program for in-person clinical skills

CNA programs to begin January 2021

Salary: Hourly $45 per hour

Application Procedure

Please email cover letter resume, RN license, contact information for two professional references and experience teaching CNA to Workforce.Development@lehman.cuny.edu

If selected, you will be invited to demonstrate your teaching skills with a mock lesson.

Aquatics

Water Safety Instructors (WSIs)

Part-time, year-round evening, weekend and summer camp teacher shifts available for classes for adults and children in the Lehman College Olympic-size pool.

WSIs provide swimming skills and water safety instruction; enforce water safety rules and regulations; perform rescues and administer first aid as needed; take attendance and report student progress in our database in a timely manner; interact with parents/guardians; inspect pool area before class for maintenance, cleanliness or damages and report issue to pool management; maintain proper storage of pool equipment; and report incidents/accidents. Additional duty for summer camp: assess swimming ability of each camper prior to participation in aquatic activities.

Qualifications

Required: Current WSI certification; current yearly ARC First Aid and Professional Rescuer CPR/AED certifications. Preferred: High school diploma/GED/TASC; 2 or more years’ experience as swimming instructor

Application Procedure

Please email cover letter, resume and contact information for at least 2 references to phyllis.rafti@lehman.cuny.edu. Include job position for which you are applying on subject line.

Lifeguards

Part-time, year-round evening, weekend and summer camp shifts available for classes for adults and children in the Lehman College Olympic-size pool to enforce water safety rules and regulations; perform rescues and administer first aid as needed; inspect pool area before class for maintenance, cleanliness or damages and report issue to pool management; maintain proper storage of pool equipment; complete required paperwork in a timely manner; interact with parents/guardians; and report incidents/accidents.

Qualifications

Required: Current Lifeguard certification and yearly ARC First Aid and Professional Rescuer CPR/AED certifications. Preferred: High school diploma/GED/TASC; 2 or more years’ experience as a lifeguard.

Application Procedure

Please email cover letter, resume and contact information for at least 2 references to Phyllis Rafti, at phyllis.rafti@lehman.cuny.edu. Include job position for which you are applying on subject line.

Computer Courses Instructors

We are seeking highly qualified instructors who can provide first-rate training to adults for courses listed below. Some positions start immediately.

Courses

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)
  • Web Development (HTML/CSS, Content Management Systems, Website Building)
  • Google Applications (Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides, Gmail)
  • Tech Savvy (Digital Security, Information Management, Content Creation)
  • Apple Savvy (Digital Security, Information Management, Content Creation)

Duties

  • Provide quality and technically relevant instruction, assessment and feedback
  • Ensure course and program learning outcomes are delivered by the course syllabus and program expectation
  • Track and report students’ attendance and grades
  • Motivate students to actively participate in all aspects of the education process

Qualifications

  • Must have prior post-secondary classroom teaching experience
  • 3+ years’ experience using the application in a business/corporate environment at an advanced level
  • Industry certification for course(s) you wish to teach
  • Ability of deliver education materials to diverse students
  • Excellent communication skills

Availability

Positions are part-time

Weekdays 6:00 -10:00 pm  and/or Saturdays 9:30 am- 4:30 pm Please email cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Regina Ward, IT Programs Coordinator at regina.ward@lehman.cuny.edu.

Cisco Academy Instructors

Lehman College Continuing Education is seeking part-time Cisco Academy Instructors to deliver high-quality training. Our curriculum is approved by the Cisco Networking Academy. Applicants must possess a strong knowledge of the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Associate (CCENT) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) programs and course material with recent certifications. The courses will prepare participants to gain the skills needed to be successful and prepare students to pass the CCNET and CCNA exams. 

Duties

  • Provide quality and technically relevant instruction, assessment, and feedback in lecture and laboratory.
  • Ensure course and program learning outcomes are delivered as defined by the course syllabus and program expectation.
  • Track and report students’ attendance and grades.
  • Motivate students to participate actively in all aspects of the educational process.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an information technology field. (Master’s degree in information technology preferred.)
  • CCNA or CCNP required.
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills.
  • 4+ years’ work experience with IT networking required.
  • Cisco Certified Instructor preferred.
  • CCNA certified instructor in the Cisco Networking Academy in order to use the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum/materials.

Availability - Positions are part-time Wednesdays 6:00 pm-10:00 pm and/or Saturdays 9:30 am-4:30 pm

Application Procedure

Please email cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Regina Ward, IT Programs Coordinator at regina.ward@lehman.cuny.edu

Lehman Academy for Children and Teens

Part-time Teachers

The Lehman Academy for Children and Teens offers Saturday (spring and fall) and weekday (summer) classes in academic subjects, test prep, computers, creative arts, and recreation. Teachers are needed for the following subjects: ELA and math (grades 1-8); SAT, NYC specialized high schools test prep (verbal, writing and math); computer coding; science; acting; art, dance; basketball; and swimming (WSI).

Qualifications

For academic subjects: master’s degree and NY teacher certification preferred; teaching experience with children and/or teens required. For creative arts and recreation subjects: bachelor’s degree preferred, expertise in subject and teaching experience with children and/or teens required. For all subjects: develop and follow syllabus; maintain accurate attendance and student progress records. Punctuality is essential.

Pay rate: $36.64/hour

Application Procedure

Please email cover letter, resume and contact information for at least 2 references to Phyllis Rafti, at phyllis.rafti@lehman.cuny.edu. Include job position for which you are applying on subject line.

English as a Second Language (Evenings and Weekends)

The ESL Institute provides instruction to native and international English language learners at all levels of proficiency in reading, writing, grammar, and communication skills. Classes are held days, evenings, and weekends.

Qualifications

Master’s degree in TESOL or related experience or TESOL certification required.

Application Procedure

Please email cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references to Goher Murtaza, Director of Continuing Education at goher.murtaza@lehman.cuny.edu

Adult Personal Enrichment and Recreation

For recreation, physical fitness, and leisure time activities for adults, we seek teachers in the following areas: languages, yoga, tai chi, art, digital photography, and dance. Classes are held evenings and weekends.

Qualifications

Expertise in area. Teaching experience preferred.

Application Procedure

Please mail cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Phyllis Rafti at phyllis.rafti@lehman.cuny.edu

Qualified applicants interested in teaching in any other of the areas listed in the Continuing Education catalog are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to the Director of Continuing Education at goher.murtaza@lehman.cuny.edu

New course proposals are welcome. Please submit them to Dr. Goher Murtaza, Director of Continuing Education, at goher.murtaza@lehman.cuny.edu

Equal Employment Opportunity

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer