Job Information

University of Utah Associate Instructor -Professional Education in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 09/16/2016

Requisition Number PRN06187N

Job Title Associate Instructor

Working Title Associate Instructor -Professional Education

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 8

Full Time or Part Time?


Work Schedule Summary

Day and evening class times available, flexible.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area

Department 00173 - Programs



Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range varies with class taught

Close Date

Job Summary

Professional Education is seeking a part-time instructor to teach Java during our short-term, intensive, daytime or evening web design classes. Our classes involve hands-on, in-depth, real-world applications of technology and are taught in our computer labs.

Want to make a real difference in your community while working in a creative, forward-thinking organization? Continuing Education at the U opens the doors of Utah’s flagship university to people of all ages, and keeps Utahns passionate about life and learning.


Successful applicants will have experience working with and teaching the Java Programming language; they will specifically be able to teach the following topics:

•Java programming syntax

•Java GUI programming

•Object-oriented programming

•Application flow control

•Java file I/O

•Java exceptions, arrays, arraylists, inheritance and polymorphism


•Java interaction with databases

Candidates who are available to teach day classes are preferred, but not required. Our instructors are contracted to teach and are paid on a per class basis. Instructors may be responsible for creating their own course syllabus, practice exercises, and/or student handouts, utilizing department curriculum. Instructors may be contracted to teach multiple classes based on their stated availability and qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualification/Preferences: The incumbent must have a minimum of 2 years of experience working with PHP AND at least 6 months teaching/training experience in a professional environment. Curriculum development experience highly desirable. Please specify on your resume the applications in which you are proficient and for which you wish to be considered.


Special Instructions Summary

Please provide cover letter and resume, detailing teaching experience, application proficiency, and preferred availability for teaching.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.