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Our purpose at CCAPS is to inspire and serve an expanding population of learners in all stages of life. We are guided by five core values: Access, Learning, Inclusivity, Collaboration, and Excellence.

We are committed to creating a welcoming, inclusive environment in every work and learning space—on campus, online, and in the community—that recognizes and celebrates differences.

CCAPS and the University of Minnesota are proud to be equal opportunity employers. All employment opportunities can be found on the University’s employment website. As available, all positions and application instructions will be posted. Please note, we do not accept or respond to unsolicited job inquiries or résumés.

Staff Positions

Continuous Teaching Specialist

Share your knowledge with the next generation of professionals in your field. As a Continuous Teaching Specialist for Undergraduate Applied Science Programs, you’d also help our programs stay current on industry trends. Visit the Continuous Teaching Specialist website for details.

Grading Assistant

Job ID 356669

The College of Continuing and Professional Studies (CCAPS) offers a suite of graduate credentials in Sexual Health in partnership with the Institute for Sexual and Gender Health at the University of Minnesota. The Master of Professional Studies in Sexual Health and graduate certificates in Human Sexuality, Sex Therapy, and Transgender and Gender Diverse Health are innovative, online programs providing adult learners throughout the country access to learn from leading experts in the field.

CCAPS seeks Grading Assistants to provide assistance in grading and offering meaningful assignment feedback to students in Sexual Health and Human Sexuality (HSEX) courses. Duties may include grading assignments and final projects, engaging in discussion board conversations, offering writing support, and basic Canvas support around student questions. Grading Assistants will serve as part of the instructional team, which includes the course instructor of record, and other CCAPS graduate education staff to offer high quality instruction. This position reports to the Associate Director for Graduate Education.

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MELP Part-Time Teaching Specialist

Job ID 356790

The Minnesota English Language Program (MELP) in the College of Continuing and Professional Studies (CCAPS) at the University of Minnesota is seeking to create a pool of qualified instructors for part-time, adjunct Teaching Specialist positions for various terms for the 2023–24 academic year. Adjunct instructors will be hired on a per term basis based on program needs. These are temporary, nontenured positions paid on a per course basis.

Adjunct Teaching Specialists will be responsible for teaching courses in the Intensive English Program, Academic English Program, or a Short-Term Program. Position duties include planning and teaching one or more ESL courses; attending staff meetings and orientation; collaborating with other teachers in the program on curriculum development; and student assessment and other program duties as assigned.

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Student Positions

OLLI Student Admin Support

Job ID 356921

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is looking for student workers to help with several administrative functions, including Zoom hosting (start meetings, admit attendees, monitor the chat, host breakout rooms, and if necessary help trouble-shoot technical issues.) We are looking for students who can be available 10–20 hours per week for some shifts during times OLLI meets: Monday–Friday, 9:30–11:30 a.m., noon–2:00 p.m., and 2:00–4:00 pm. Other administrative duties could include collecting and compiling course evaluation forms; assisting with data entry for membership databases; meet and greet OLLI members at the Welcome Desk in Ruttan Hall; respond to routine emails; provide support to OLLI team members, and other duties as assigned. This would be a fantastic opportunity for an undergraduate student who enjoys learning and connecting with a population of curious, older adults.