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Research Foundation CUNY Intro to Front End Development instructor in New York City, New York

Job Title: Intro to Front End Development instructor

PVN ID: KB-1904-003060

Category: Instruction and Social Service


Key Features

DepartmentContinuing Education

StatusPart Time

Pay Range$28.00-$30.00

Hour(s) a week3.00-5.00

Closing DateJun 29, 2019 (Or Until Filled)


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Job Description

General Description

The Office of Continuing Education, Workforce Development and Strategic Community Partnerships at Kingsborough Community College (KCC) delivers workforce training and college readiness programs to under- and un-employed New York City residents, providing the training and skills necessary to advance their careers or continue toward a higher educational goal. The Center is committed to providing our students with the most relevant education, training, and hands-on employment services that will positively serve their long-term individual, educational, and career goals.

Kingsborough Community College (KCC), CUNY is looking for a part time Intro to Front End Development instructor to teach in our CUNY Techworks, department of labor funded training program.

The instructor is responsible for supporting/teaching CUNY Techworks students entering the User Experience Design Field. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned veteran of the UX industry and or Coder, with a strong understanding of both the technical aspects and the culture within the field.

In this 6-week part-time course, students learn to code, speak the language and implement their own designs by learning HTML, CSS, and JavaScript in put into action by creating their portfolio website.

Skills and Qualifications

You are eager to shape the skills, minds, and trajectories of eager CUNY TechWorks Students.

You are the person that your colleagues naturally gravitate to when they are trying to figure something out.

You have at least 3 years of experience in Front-end Web Development.

You have understanding in the following topics: HTML/CSS (strong/expert understanding) and JavaScript/jQuery (intermediate understanding).

Nice to have: UX design experience.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Teach 3 hours per afternoon, 2 days a week, for 6 weeks from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Ensure that instructional activities are clearly related to academic goals and learning objectives for skill development, and are documented in lesson plans, which are to be submitted before the first cycle of training.

  • Provide targeted whole group, small group, and/or individual instruction to students in order to help them develop skills needed to successfully code their User Experience Portfolio.

  • Conduct educational assessments (traditional and performance-based) and provide regular and prompt feedback to students regarding their progress.

  • Instructors will need to commit a few hours per week preparing lessons and materials, leveraging existing CUNY TechWorks curriculum content.

  • Guide students through development of a stellar portfolio website project that will showcase their abilities to hiring managers.

  • Inspire students to persevere through the challenges of learning a new suite of skills

  • Confer with other program staff regarding any student/classroom issues

  • Utilize the best practices in project-based learning

  • Attend all program staff meetings

Other Duties

Other Duties

Must have a demonstrated ability to work with struggling learners, and motivate/encourage them to persist towards their goals.


Bachelor Degree accepted, Master preferred.