Job Details

English Professor (2 positions)

South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia, WA

Job - Education

Close Date: 03/01/2018

Position type: Faculty, Full time; Tenure Track (2)
Salary: $53,217.00 per contract year (177 days)
Opens: December 18, 2017
Closes: March 1, 2018
Location: SPSCC Campuses in Olympia and Lacey, WA

South Puget Sound Community College seeks candidates for the 2018-2019 academic year to fill two full-time tenure track positions in ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬English. These positions will begin effective September 10, 2018.

South Puget Sound Community College has been serving the city of Olympia and its surrounding communities for more than sixty years and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning, student success and community engagement. Our learning environment combines small class sizes, award-winning faculty and staff, and modern facilities. Our core themes revolve around completion, excellence, equity & diversity, innovation, and community.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Successful candidates will possess the interest, skills and abilities to help college teams lead the state in innovative and collaborative learning experiences designed to optimize student success. Successful candidates will exhibit the following qualities:

• Place student success at the center of all decision-making.
• Engage with students, faculty, staff and administrators to create a community of learners.
• Seek opportunities for teaching and learning excellence.
• Embrace change, risk-taking and innovation.
• Respect the richness of diverse cultural values, beliefs and practices of others.
• Contribute to the technical and general education of students who will apply learning to the world of work and transfer their education to a university.

POSITION 1:
ENGLISH COMPOSITION AND ETHNIC/MULTICULTURAL STUDIES
(F00028)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES
Faculty members will work with other faculty, staff, and administrators to:
• Teach a range of college writing courses (primary teaching duty).
• Teach a range of courses in ethnic/multicultural - studies (secondary teaching duty).
• Create and facilitate contextualized and integrated learning experiences in English and Humanities in relation to identified college pathways that are linked to career goals.
• Create authentic assessments of students’ knowledge, skills, and abilities that measure course, program, and college wide outcomes.
• Apply multiple teaching and learning strategies that promote the affective, cognitive and kinesthetic domains of learning.
• Teach online, hybrid, and/or e-Learning enhanced courses.
• Use local, state, and national data and analytics to continuously improve strategies for student success.
• Advise students regarding academic pathways and the courses needed to reach each student’s academic goals.
• Use a wide range of learning resources, tools and technologies to improve access and student success in higher education.
• Serve on committees that support the shared governance of the college.
• Work effectively with students of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, including a wide range of student preparedness and physical abilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Master’s degree in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or related discipline from an accredited college or university.
• Two years of experience teaching as the instructor of record.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Experience teaching pre-college and/or college-level writing courses.
• Evidence of teaching excellence.
• Ph.D. or other terminal degree.
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POSITION 2: ENGLISH COMPOSITION
(F00045)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES
Faculty members will work with other faculty, staff, and administrators to:
• Teach a range of pre-college and college-level writing courses.
• Create and facilitate contextualized and integrated learning experiences in English and Humanities in relation to identified college pathways that are linked to career goals.
• Create authentic assessments of students’ knowledge, skills, and abilities that measure course, program, and college wide outcomes.
• Apply multiple teaching and learning strategies that promote the affective, cognitive and kinesthetic domains of learning.
• Teach online, hybrid, and/or e-Learning enhanced courses.
• Use local, state, and national data and analytics to continuously improve strategies for student success.
• Advise students regarding academic pathways and the courses needed to reach each student’s academic goals.
• Use a wide range of learning resources, tools and technologies to improve access and student success in higher education.
• Serve on committees that support the shared governance of the college.
• Work effectively with students of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, including a wide range of student preparedness and physical abilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Master’s degree in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or related discipline from an accredited college or university.
• Two years of experience teaching English composition as the instructor of record.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Experience teaching multiple levels of writing.
• Evidence of teaching excellence.
• Ph.D. or other terminal degree.

HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates may apply by submitting the following items:
• Completed SPSCC Employment Application
• Letter of formal application that specifically addresses your ability to perform the responsibilities and essential functions described in this announcement.
• Resume of all educational and professional experience that demonstrates how you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications.
• Responses to the five Supplemental Questions below.
• Copies of unofficial transcripts.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS
Please include responses to the following requirements to be considered for either position, not to exceed three pages.
1. Please clearly identify which position you are applying for.
2. If you are applying for position 1, please describe your experience in a discipline related to ethnic and multicultural- studies.
3. Teaching philosophy.
4. Sample syllabus.
5. Taking into account the mission of community college, please describe how will your experience inform your approach to teaching at South Puget Sound Community College,
6. Please include a statement of how you would contribute to the diversity of this campus.

Send application materials via one of the delivery methods below,
email is preferred:
E-mail materials to: jobline@spscc.edu

Mail:
Human Resource Office
South Puget Sound Community College
2011 Mottman Road SW
Olympia, WA 98512
Fax: (360) 596-5706

Complete details: http://www.spscc.edu/employment