Cybersecurity Instructor University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF08626
UCLA Extension is considered one of the top programs of its kind, offering to more than 35,000 students per year approximately 4,500 classes and non-degree certificate programs to meet the professional development, continuing education and personal enrichment needs of the full spectrum of nontraditional students as well as companies and organizations throughout and beyond the Los Angeles region. Course / Program Description
The Department of Engineering and Digital Technology offers a wide variety of certificate programs and courses including post-baccalaureate credit-bearing (400-level), continuing education (CEU) credit, and non-credit bearing general interest courses. Digital Technology course disciplines include applications programming, cybersecurity, data science, database Management and systems analysis. UCLA Extension courses and certificate programs offer students the opportunity to learn from highly qualified practitioners who hold advanced degrees and are passionate about teaching and can impart knowledge within their field of expertise. Job Description
The current opening is for our Cybersecurity courses. Qualified applicants possessing current knowledge and teaching experience in this area are encouraged to apply (teaching experience is not required).
Applications to teach are accepted throughout the year to fill immediate program needs and to increase the depth of the instructor pool.
The Cybersecurity Certificate is designed to provide the students the knowledge they need as IT systems security analysts, professionals looking to advance into the cybersecurity area, as well as those in the technology field who want to learn about securing networks, infrastructure, and how to defend against cyber-attacks. We are looking for instructors to teach the following courses:
Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
Information Systems Infrastructure Security Management
Network, Operating System, and Database Security
Cybersecurity Lab (Defensive Tools)
Cybersecurity Lab (Offensive Tools)
These courses are held in Westwood, CA as well as online. Classes held in person meet once a week for 11 weeks -- weekday evenings generally 6:00 - 9:00 p.m Instructor Duties
Develop and/or update course syllabus in consultation with the UCLA Extension Program Director
Prepare and deliver course materials and learning assessments in assigned format
Utilize the Canvas Learning Management System as the course support platform in face-to-face courses and as the delivery platform in online and hybrid courses.
Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner
Communicate with Program Director, Program Representatives and Online Course Managers in a timely manner
Employ culturally competent teaching methodologies in the classroom inclusive of both domestic and international student populations
Evaluate student achievement of Specific Learning Outcomes and assign grades
Post final student grades to the transcript system in a timely manner no later than 2 weeks after the last date of course meeting General Employment Information
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.