Composition & Literacy Faculty

Institution & Website Northwest State Community College
Job Title
Composition & Literacy Faculty
Duties & Responsibilities 1. Facilitate classroom instruction: a. Prepares, presents, and evaluates course materials related to the instructional strategies which are based on the course learning objectives b. Provides adequate feedback/explanation of graded coursework and other student information in an accurate and timely manner c. Ensures a positive and favorable learning environment in the classroom, labs, and campus d. Responsible for classroom and lab equipment, maintenance, and supplies 2. Lead the development, assessment, and evaluation of curriculum: a. Completes assessment and evaluation of existing courses and program curriculum; revises course materials and activities as needed for improvement. b. Develops new courses including the assessment, evaluation, course syllabi, selecting appropriate text and ancillary materials c. Attends statewide articulation and transfer meetings and/or remains abreast of transfer and articulation policy; make curricular recommendations and changes based on statewide transfer and articulation policies. d. Provides leadership to adjunct faculty and student workers 3. Participates in student advisement a. Arranges and maintains suitable office hours for student advising and academic assistance b. Provides academic advising and counseling to students assisting with course selection and academic requirements 4. Facilitates cooperative relationships with outside agencies, including: a. Colleges and universities b. High schools c. Career Centers/Tech Prep/dual enrollments d. Community and Professional associations 5. Attends and participates in department, faculty meetings, and college committees and other scheduled meetings/activities at which attendance is expected 6. Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner and follows established college policies and procedures 7. Engages in professional development activities to maintain and enhance course content and instructional skills.
Requirements Hold a minimum of a master’s degree in English, preferably in rhetoric/composition; specialization in reading or teaching reading is required.  Teaching experience preferred.  Experience with accelerated course delivery models preferred.  Knowledge of online learning management systems preferred.
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Open until filled.
Submit the Following Information:  Interested candidates should submit letter of interest and updated resume in Word or PDF format. All such information should be submitted to using “Comp and Literacy Faculty (FT)” as the subject line.