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Instructor Adjunct, Transition and Access Program

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL


You are invited to submit an application to be included in the general pool of candidates from which qualified faculty roles will be filled. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department and there is no guarantee that an open position currently exists. Appointments are renewed based on departmental need and teaching performance. Classes may be day or evening. Rank and compensation are based on experience and academic credentials.


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


About the Transition and Access Program

The Transition and Access Program (TAP) is a four-year college certificate program for students with mild to moderate intellectual or developmental disabilities (ID/DD) that embraces the University of Cincinnati’s strategic direction of Next Lives Here making a positive impact on the world, promoting diversity and inclusion. TAP is a full-time program  designed for students between 18-26 years of age who have completed their high school requirements. TAP is emerging as a leader in creating an authentic inclusive living-learning opportunity that builds career skills, academic achievement, personal responsibility, social networks, and a promising future. TAP students live on campus and earn a university recognized certificate upon completion of the four-year program.

Job Overview

The Transition and Access Program is accepting applications for a term adjunct (part-time) faculty. This instructor will teach specialized courses designed to support individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Courses typically offered during the day may include: Academic Support:  This course assist students with the support of an academic coach in applying academic and executive function strategies to support their success in their UC elective courses. Strategies include planning, organizing, scheduling time to study, completing assignments, reviewing course content materials, preparing for quizzes/exams, and negotiating group work.  Daily Living: This course will focus on independent living skills everyone needs to be successful in their day-to-day life such as maintaining our appearance, grocery shopping, cooking, and cleaning, and some that we do less frequently, such as maintaining our home and budgeting. Other courses: Self Determination, Community Options, Financial Literacy.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree, preferred Special Education
  • Three years of experience working with transition age youth or young adults with intellectual/or developmental disabilities in secondary, post-secondary programs, or community organizations

Application Process

Interested and qualified applicants must apply online at https://jobs.uc.edu.  Create an 'Applicant Profile and upload your CV/Resume.  Officially apply and include a cover letter of interest and all certifications and other documentation using the Additional Documents section.  Official transcripts showing highest degree will be required at the time of hire.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


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