UXDI Instructor Lead
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In this immersive educational experience, students engage in the user experience design process, developing the skills and portfolio of a junior practitioner. We are looking for instructors to lead this transformative experience through General Assembly’s User Experience Design Immersive course. This role is a full-time, temporary position that includes a start and end date for this cohort. There may be potential to receive an additional assignment offering, but additional assignments are not guaranteed.
Why Teach the User Experience Design Immersive?
If you are looking to make a life-changing impact by doing what you know and love, this is the position for you. Through this unparalleled opportunity, you will:
Deepen your own design skills by guiding students through a rigorous journey where they begin as driven novices and leave as empowered designers
Facilitate a supportive and energetic community that lasts well beyond the course
Challenge students to think strategically as they turn their ideas into real user experience solutions
Hone your own leadership and teaching skills by working with an instructional team and classroom community
Skills and Qualifications
You are eager to shape the skills, minds, and trajectories of the newest generation of user experience designers.
You are the person that your colleagues naturally gravitate to when they are looking for guidance.
You have at least 2+ years of experience working in user experience design.
You have fluency in some or all of the following topics: Figma, the UX Process, User Research and Personas, Usability Testing, UX Analysis, Information Architecture, Interface Design, Wireframing, Prototyping, Analytics and Optimization, Mobile UX, and/or HTML/CSS.
Completion of a bachelor’s degree or at least 10 years of applicable experience in lieu of a 4-year degree
At least 2 years of practical experience within the last five years; 3 years preferred.
Practical experience does not include teaching experience.
Good moral character and strong decision making abilities
Language, mathematical, reasoning, and computer skills that assure teaching effectiveness.
Responsibilities and Duties
Teach and facilitate in class instruction Monday-Friday, approximately 8 hours per day, for the 10- 14 week duration of the program.
Instructors will need to commit a few hours per week preparing lessons and materials, leveraging existing GA curriculum content.
Work closely with co-instructors or teaching assistants to provide students with meaningful and prompt feedback on their progress.
Work alongside GA staff and teaching team to best meet the needs and learning styles of your students.
Guide students through development of a stellar final project that will showcase their abilities to hiring managers.
Facilitate a dynamic, collaborative, and positive classroom community.
Inspire students to persevere through the challenges of learning a new skill set
The anticipated compensation range for the full duration of this course in the US market is $23,000 and $27,000. Compensation will be determined based on experience, education, geographic location, and other factors.
US benefit offerings for temporary full-time or part-time employment may include eligibility for dental and vision coverage. Available paid leave may include paid time off and holiday pay.
Unless otherwise noted, remote positions can be performed from the following approved General Assembly operating countries.
United States of America (states of operation may vary), Canada (provinces of operation may vary), United Kingdom, Australia, and Singapore.