English Instructor (#GO056)
At J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, we are committed to the success of all students. We believe all students will reach their full potential when we create conditions that allow it and it is our responsibility to do so. We are mindful that equitable outcomes are only achieved through intentional action that eliminates barriers to achievement. Successful candidates for positions, regardless of job duties, must embrace the responsibility to serve all students so that they may succeed and prosper. Reynolds is currently seeking applicants for the position of English Instructor which will be assigned to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: Full-time restricted nine-month teaching faculty-ranked appointment. Salary Range: $45,965 - $65,000. Salary commensurate with the education and experience of the applicant.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Master’s degree in English, or a Master’s degree in any field with 18 graduate semester hours in English. The selected candidate must be able to successfully pass the college’s pre-employment security screening.
QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED: The equivalent of at least two years, full-time post-secondary teaching experience in English is preferred. Demonstrated community college teaching experience. Demonstrated ability to teach developmental or co-requisite English courses. Documented training in and/or experience offering consultation in a formal writing center or writing studio. Demonstrated ability to incorporate technology routinely into instructional and faculty responsibilities, including use of the Canvas (LMS) Learning Management System for online learning development/teaching. Documented training in and experience teaching via Zoom. Substantial evidence of involvement in College-related activities beyond the classroom, including: holding office hours, advising, and institutional commitment (e.g., service on committee, leading specific initiatives, etc.). Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with multi-cultural populations that support diversity, cultural understanding and inclusion. Demonstrated ability to use a personal computer and current Microsoft Office programs.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary responsibility is to teach courses in two or more areas of English Composition I & II and Literature. Faculty loads require a minimum of fifteen (15) credit hours per semester. Office hours, advising, and other institutional commitments on campus are required. Teaching assignments may include a variety of modes, including: on-campus, Zoom, Hyflex, and, asynchronous. Based upon the needs of the College, teaching assignments may also include day and/or evening classes at multiple on-and-off campus locations, to include dual enrollment courses in high school settings. Opportunities for summer teaching will be based on student interest.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Application reviews will begin August 3, 2021. Position to be filled for Fall 2021 (Semester start date of August 16, 2021). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
To apply for this position, please visit https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/35882. For full consideration, the cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts should be received with the online application submission.
CONTACT INFORMATION: Emily Duncan, Recruitment Coordinator Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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