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Job ID: 231583

Part-Time Adjunct Instructor – Commercial Driver’s License Program
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 28, 2024
Title Part-Time Adjunct Instructor – Commercial Driver’s License Program
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Educational Opportunity Center
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation
The Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (BEOC) invites candidates who can enthusiastically inspire and engage students as a Part-Time Adjunct Instructor for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Program. Candidates should have the ability to teach seated, remote, and online courses.

Academic Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of subject matter.
  • Provides students with appropriate learning materials and expertise in assigned subject(s).
  • Evaluates students’ performance and provides effective and timely feedback to guide student learning and success.
  • Responsible for contributing and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative environment.
  • Enter grades and attendance into software used by Center.
  • Engages in the classroom, replies to emails and voicemails, and holds on-campus or online office hours.
  • Maintains knowledge in one’s own discipline-related area by participating in professional development.
  • Delivers tests and certifications following all procedures.
  • Delivers a comprehensive instructional program of study correlated to the approved concentration of commercial vehicle operation.
  • Responsible for creating the curriculum. Designs instruction to teach and reinforce the skills related to truck driving theory and directly supervising students in the classroom, parking lot, and on-the-road setting.
  • Responsible for completing and maintaining all documentation required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) under Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) Regulations.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local laws, policies, and procedures.
  • Implements, evaluates, and constantly looks to improve the CDL Program of study.
  • Monitors student progress toward mastery of the instructional goals and objectives of the CDL Program.
  • Provides a safe learning environment for students and maintains equipment in a safe, operational order, ensuring appropriate documentation is filed for all necessary equipment repairs and purchases.
  • Reports the presence of any situation that may be harmful to the health and safety of the students and/or staff.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.
About The Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center
The Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (BEOC), an adult education enterprise, of the State University of New York, University Center for Academic and Workforce Development (UCAWD), with an annual enrollment of 1,940 students, is seeking applications for a Part-Time Adjunct Instructor for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Program. The mission of BEOC is to produce lifelong learners who are self-directed, empowered, and committed to excellence. Residents of the surrounding Buffalo community are provided a range of services designed to develop the academic and workforce development skills necessary to become self-sufficient. Programs and services are structured to adapt to the needs of our students — as well as to the demands of our community — and serve as first steps toward the attainment of long-term educational and employment skills. To learn more about the Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center, visit our website.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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