PMP Instructor

PMP Instructor

Title: PMP Instructor

Department: External Affairs (Division of the Chief of Staff)

Employment Type: PT Contract

DESCRIPTION: Wagner College is seeking an instructor for a non-credit project management certificate program to be offered (1) to internal college constituencies, (2) to employer partners, and (3) to interested adult continuing education learners. The program will apply the Project Management Institute practices and curricula, plus specific content to meet the needs of Wagner College or its training clients.

The Project Management Instructor will be a subject matter expert (SME) for course development and facilitate customized training and instruction to participant cohorts in a non-credit project management training program offered by and for Wagner College.


The Project Management instructor will be responsible to the Director, Lifelong Learning.


The instructor will be responsible for the development of the course curriculum, and delivery of course instruction for a Project Management training program. Determine a schedule and cadence of instructional delivery that aligns with best practices for effective instruction.

  • Devise an instructional model, curriculum, and formative and summarize assessments that satisfy the instructional component of PMP certification and meet the expressed training needs of the college or its client. Develop and/or procure relevant instructional materials.
  • Deliver high-quality, in-person instruction to a cohort of learners on site at Wagner College or at a local (Staten Island, New York area) client site.


  • Bachelor's degree required plus at least 5 years experience in general business project management
  • A current industry certification required, such as from the Project Management Institute® certification as either a Project Management Professional (PMP®), PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP®), PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP®)
  • At least 1 prior year of experience providing instruction in project management or other relevant subject matter in a workforce training or higher education setting.
    o Strongly preferred:
    ○ 2+ prior years of experience providing instruction in project management or other relevant subject matter, especially in a higher education setting
    o Key skills and dispositions:
    ○ Strong organization and project management skills
    ○ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    ○ A working knowledge of the current state of new technologies, techniques, and trends
    o Demonstrated ability to present before a variety of student groups, from entry-level to senior management

To apply, please complete and submit this brief application.

No phone calls please.

The review of applications will begin immediately.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the hourly salary range for this position is $75 - $120. Wagner College considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

Wagner College achieves this mission through the implementation and enhancement of The Wagner Plan for the Practical Liberal Arts, which was formally launched in 1998. This innovative and bold curricular methodology is predicated on a method of integrated learning. It builds upon Wagner’s history of combining liberal arts and focused professional programs, coupled with our unique location and requires experiential learning for all students. The Plan has thus ushered in a new vision of engaged student learning that is at once reflective and integrated, theoretical and practical. Our goal has been, and continues to be, to provide a transformative college experience which best prepares our students for positions of effective and responsible leadership and citizenship in their chosen professions, and in their personal and public lives. From the outset, our faculty have eagerly led this learning centered endeavor.

Preparing all students for such leadership requires a coherent, efficient, effective and universal educational program and a focused Faculty and Administration, supported by an equally committed Board of Trustees.

Wagner College prepares students for life, as well as for careers, by emphasizing scholarship, achievement, leadership, and citizenship. Wagner offers a comprehensive educational program that is anchored in the liberal arts, experiential and co-curricular learning, interculturalism, interdisciplinary studies, and service to society, and that is cultivated by a faculty dedicated to promoting individual expression, reflective practice, and integrative learning.

Wagner College offers a generous benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, pension and paid time off benefits to all full-time employees. The Wagner College Office of Human Resources partners with all members of the College community to cultivate a work environment that values equal opportunity, diversity equity inclusion and access, professional development and individual excellence.

Wagner College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wagner College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.