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CIFFA International Freight Forwarder Instructor

Union County College
Cranford, NJ 07016
Position Title CIFFA International Freight Forwarder Instructor
Campus Cranford, Elizabeth, Plainfield
Department Continuing Education
Full-time, Part-time, Adjunct Part Time
Exempt or Non-Exempt
Regular,Temporary, or Grant Regular
General Description

The Continuing Education Department is seeking a part-time instructor to teach the CIFFA Certificate in International Freight Forwarding. This course will prepare students to sit for the CIFFA exam. The course materials have been developed by CIFFA and will be provided to instructor. Required knowledge, skills and abilities include: Supply Chain Management creating, managing, tracking and optimizing a supply chain; the role of the freight forwarder within the supply chain, modes of transportation (truck, rail, air, sea), understanding of freight and warehousing operations, freight rates, transportation routes and related geography, cargo loading/unloading, cargo insurance and claims, international payments, applicable regulations, transportation and commercial documentation and related customs procedures, and more complex transportation solutions.

Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities

Responsible for all classroom instruction.
Maintain daily attendance.
Monitor students performance to make suggestions for improvement and to ensure that they satisfy course standards, training requirements, and objectives.

Education Requirements

Bachelors degree in business, transportation and logistics, supply chain management or similar.
Applicant must pass the CIFFA Instructor qualifying exam prior to teaching the program.


Candidate should hold the CIFFA Certificate in International Freight Forwarding, preferred
CCI (CIFFA Certified Instructor) certification as applicable
At least 10 years in the fields of supply chain and logistics, international transportation, import/export or freight forwarding. Multimodal transportation experience is essential.

Competencies and Skills Required

Teaching, mentoring and coaching skills
Quick Study

Physical Demands and Work Environment

This positions duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled.

Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Some travel required.

Additional Information

Union County College does not discriminate and prohibits discrimination, as required by state and/or federal law, in all programs and activities, including employment and access to its career and technical programs.

Union County College is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Disclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.

Terms of Employment

Continuing Education courses will be held at campus locations in Cranford, Elizabeth, and Plainfield. Must be available during weekdays. Weekend and evening opportunities may occur.

Open Date 08/06/2019
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2021-07-10

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Union County College
Cranford, NJ 07016

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