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Employment – English Instructor

Posted On: Monday, July 10
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Enterprise
POSITION: English Instructor

QUALIFICATIONS: Required Education/Work Experience:
1. Master’s degree with at least eighteen semester hours of graduate credit in English.
2. The instructor should have graduate and undergraduate transcripts which reflect a breadth and depth of preparation in English studies so that the instructor is competent in teaching all the composition courses and the survey courses in American, English and/or World literature.
3. The instructor must have work experience or academic preparation sufficient to equip him/her to teach with minimal assistance and direct supervision.

Preferred Education:
1. 18 graduate semester hours in Spanish or other foreign language.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Instructor prepares for, teaches, and evaluates a variety of English classes. The instructor keeps regular office hours and is on-campus for thirty-five hours per week. In addition to classroom instruction, the Instructor serves on college and division committees, advises students on academic matters, provides out-of-class tutoring, and takes on other assignments, as delegated by the Division Chairperson, the Dean of Instruction, or the President of the College.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
SEE ATTACHED JOB DESCRIPTION

SALARY: Salary Schedule D1 $39,600-$77,432

POSITION AVAILABLE: August 2017

POSITION DEADLINE: Applications must be received by August 1, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Applicants must submit a complete packet which consists of the following:
• Completed and signed ESCC Application for Employment
• Current resume
• Copy of transcript showing degree (or equivalent) and date conferred
• Two signed professional letters of reference describing the applicant’s skills, abilities, and work experience relevant to this position.

Employment is contingent upon employer verification of work experience. Must be on company letterhead or form, signed by company administrator and include name, title & dates employed. Only applicants who meet the required qualifications and submit a complete application packet by the deadline will be considered. Applications submitted by fax or email will not be accepted. Hard copy applications will not be accepted. From applications received, a search committee will review applications, interview eligible applicants, and select candidates for further consideration by the President. Interviews will be by appointment only. Applicants must travel at their own expense. Candidates selected for an interview must demonstrate proficiency in written English and skills assessment may be included as part of the interview process. All applications become the property of ESCC. In accordance with Alabama Community College System policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon receipt of a clearance notification from a criminal background check. Enterprise State Community College is an active participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-verify). E-verify electronically confirms an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States as required by the Department of Homeland Security. The candidate hired will be responsible for the nonrefundable minimum cost of $17.40 for the criminal background investigation. Additional charges may apply.

Enterprise State Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Alabama Community College System, including all postsecondary community and technical colleges under the control of the Alabama Community College Board of Trustees, that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion, on the basis of any impermissible criterion or characteristic including, without limitation, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, sex, age, or any other protected class as defined by federal and state law, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. Enterprise State Community College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees. The College reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement at any time prior to the awarding.
Enterprise State Community College application for employment form is available at www.escc.edu and should submitted online.

Job Title: English Instructor

Department: English, Foreign Languages, and Communication

Reports to: Chairperson of the English Division

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Summary: The Instructor prepares for, teaches, and evaluates a variety of English classes. The instructor keeps regular office hours and is on-campus for thirty-five hours per week. In addition to classroom instruction, the Instructor serves on college and division committees, advises students on academic matters, provides out-of-class tutoring, and takes on other assignments, as delegated by the Division Chairperson, the Dean of Instruction, or the President of the College.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Course preparation:

The instructor plans carefully for each class session. The instructor prepares a course syllabus stating the objectives, requirements, and procedures for evaluation to be used in each course and distributes this syllabus to all students enrolled in each class at the beginning of each semester. The syllabus will reflect any and all division requirements peculiar to any given course.

2. Classroom instruction:

The instructor meets punctually at regularly scheduled times and days with each class. The instructor engages the class in activities and assignments designed to help each student meet the objectives and requirements of the course. The instructor provides handouts and other learning aids to reinforce lectures and other methods of instruction.

3. Evaluation of student performance:

The instructor follows the procedures for evaluation of student performance stated on the course syllabus. The instructor returns graded work punctually. The instructor meets with students who are having difficulty meeting the objectives/requirements of a course and counsels them concerning study habits, absences, and other factors which may affect their success in completing the course.

4. Academic advisement:

The instructor meets regularly with those students assigned to him/her for academic advisement. The instructor reviews the advisee=s plan of study and academic progress and assists that student in making appropriate decisions concerning courses and load.

5. Institutional responsibilities:

The instructor attends all meetings of the Division and the general faculty. The instructor serves on college and division committees as assigned.

6. Professional attitude:

The instructor displays a cooperative and collegial demeanor in dealings with other instructors, administrators, and staff. The instructor treats students with courtesy.

7. Professional development:

The instructor displays a desire for enhancing his/her knowledge of English and skills in teaching. The instructor demonstrates professional development by taking additional graduate courses, attending professional meetings/conferences, studying issues and trends in the field of English, and by undertaking projects that require the instructor to master new skills.

Required Education/Work Experience:
1. Master’s degree with at least eighteen semester hours of graduate credit in English.
2. The instructor should have graduate and undergraduate transcripts which reflect a breadth and depth of preparation in English studies so that the instructor is competent in teaching all the composition courses and the survey courses in American, English and/or World literature.
3. The instructor must have work experience or academic preparation sufficient to equip him/her to teach with minimal assistance and direct supervision.

Preferred Education:
1. 18 graduate semester hours in semester hours in Spanish or other foreign language

Required License/Certification:
None.

Other Special Qualifications/Requirements of the Job:
1. Successful teaching experience, post-secondary level desired.
2. Computer skills.
3. Experience in distance education or willingness/ability to acquire competencies in area.

NOTE: Statements included in this description are intended to be representative of the duties and responsibilities of this job and are not to be interpreted as being all inclusive. The employee may be assigned other duties that are not specifically included.

 

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