Classification Title: Faculty 10 month
Posting Number: 0601223
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: English/FL

Manage the Language & World Cultures Department which includes English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, & the ESOL Program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in English or Literature or related field or Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in English or Literature from an accredited institution;
  • Teaching experience
  • Leadership experience
  • Oral and written communication skills needed to deal effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds;

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Department Chair or comparable leadership experience
  • Teaching innovations

Specific Position Duties:

  • Supervise & evaluate Language & World Cultures faculty members (Full time and Part Time, including Dual Credit adjuncts);
  • Teach 9 hours in the department’s courses;
  • Initiate and oversee departmental responsibilities such as class schedules, overload reports, faculty leave forms, travel requests, budget adjustments, and office hours;
  • Oversee submission of all institutional documents such as Divisional Office Budget as well as Departmental Budgets and Strategic Master Plans;
  • Implement any Student Success Initiatives in the Department as directed;
  • Serve as first line contact for student/faculty issues within the department; and other duties as Chair as directed.
  • Assist instructors and student services staff in incorporating comprehensive literacy skills to address second language learners’ (SLL) needs;
  • Provide support for the ABE/GED transitioning initiative to successfully transition ESOL students directly into workforce education programs in continuing education, technical degree programs, or university transfer courses.
  • Assist with general student recruitment and participate in various departmental and campus-wide committees;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge in the teaching field;
  • Utilize appropriately-challenging coursework to help students realize their full potential as learners;
  • Provide students with written expectations in such matters as syllabi, policies, assignment instructions, graded evaluations, etc.;
  • Administer tests which are appropriate to course content;
  • By ways and means of instructing students, affirm the worth and dignity of all persons and the right of all persons to learn;
  • Maintain an appropriate learning and assessment climate in the classroom, whether traditional, web, or distance, which encourages the free exchange of ideas while defending academic honesty and objectivity;
  • Prepare adequately for class and arrive promptly at class meetings, labs, and any other scheduled instructional activities;
  • Deliver material in a clear and understandable manner;
  • Address student concerns in comments, questions, and input, both in class and via posted office hours, timely electronic communication, and other suitable means;
  • Attend completion ceremonies, such college graduation;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please address how you meet the criteria in the “Minimum Qualifications” and in the “Preferred Qualifications” either in your cover letter or in a separate document.Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy
Unofficial Transcript 1

Optional Applicant Documents:
Unofficial Transcript 2
Unofficial Transcript 3