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Continuing Education Instructor, Microsoft Office Specialist

Company: Roger Williams University
Location: Providence
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Inspired by our namesake, informed by our history and guided by our vision, we are a comprehensive University working to strengthen society through engaged teaching and learning. We offer a wide variety of pathways into the university that help you at any age and any stage of your career and educational goals. Let us help guide you through the admission and aid process. Life @ RWU is all about community. From supporting a diverse and inclusive student body to being an committed partner to communities in R.I. and beyond, we are a private University with a public purpose. Employment Click to open if on a mobile or tablet device Continuing Education (CE) Instructor -Microsoft Office Specialist Category: Staff positions Department: School of Continuing Studies Locations: Providence, RI Posted: Jul 11, 2017 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Part-time Temporary Ref. -No.: 123904 Position -ID: 86679 Share About Roger Williams University:
Roger Williams University, located in Bristol, R.I., is a leading independent, coeducational university with programs in the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community- and globally-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. Offering 43 majors and a plethora of co-curricular activities as well as study abroad options, RWU is dedicated to the success of students, commitment to a set of core values, the pursuit of affordable excellence, and to providing a relevant, world-class education above all else. In the last decade, the University has achieved unprecedented successes including recognition as one of the best colleges in the nation by Forbes, a College of Distinction by Student Horizons, Inc. and as both a best college in the Northeast and one of the nation's greenest universities by The Princeton Review. Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of that growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.
Job Description:
The School of Continuing Studies' Center for Workforce & Professional Development seeks applications for a Continuing Education (CE) Instructor who will be responsible for conducting non-degree Microsoft Office classes. The CE Instructor will prepare students to sit for and pass the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam for Microsoft Word and Excel 2016. The CE Instructor will provide students with computer skill training including Windows VIII, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Office. Classes will be face-to-face and embedded in the instruction will be mini-lessons created to meet the individual need of skill level. In addition to classroom time, this course will include practice files, customized video tutorials, step-by-step instructions, Microsoft's official E-book. Class offerings are located at our downtown Providence campus. This is a part-time temporary position based on an as needed schedule.

  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification required;
  • Expertise in the specific field or profession;
  • Knowledge of conducting trainings and/or professional development to adult learners. Preferred Qualifications:
    • Must demonstrate the ability to read, write, and communicate clearly in English.
    • Experience working with diverse audiences.
    • Technical computer skills in program(s) that are being taught and the ability to teach others.
    • Available to work flexible days and weekends.
    • Ability to work across competency levels in Microsoft Excel.
      Additional Information:
      Inquiries concerning this position should be directed to: School of Continuing Studies 401-254-3849 or At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position. Roger Williams University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to inclusive excellence and encourages applications from underrepresented populations. For information on our Non-discrimination and Title IX policy, visit:
      Application Instructions:
      Please attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references. A residential degree experience based in Bristol, RI. Master?s degree and certificate programs on campus and online. A rigorous, personalized and marketable legal education. Certificates, training and flexible degree completion. A residential degree experience based in Bristol, RI. Comprehensive master?s degree and certificate programs. A rigorous, personalized and marketable legal education. We offer JDs and a Master of Studies in Law. Part-time opportunities for degree completion, career enhancement and personal enrichment. Come visit our beautiful and active waterfront campus! Get a personalized tour of our campus and your program. Visit our seaside campus in Bristol and our urban experiential campus in Providence. Visit us to find the right program for you.

Keywords: Roger Williams University, Providence , Continuing Education Instructor, Microsoft Office Specialist, IT / Software / Systems , Providence, Rhode Island

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