Faculty, English

08080, Sewell
Aug 14, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

This full-time, tenure track faculty member is responsible for developing courses, writing lessons plans, and teaching college level English courses in the approved curricula of the division.  Assists with decisions regarding instructional materials, participates in division and college-wide discussions and meetings, assists division with administrative and committee work, and fulfills other faculty responsibilities.

Examples of Duties:

  • Provides college level instruction in English, including grammar and introductory composition courses.
  • Develops curriculum including revision of course syllabus, review and selection of textbooks, program revision, and program and course articulation activities.
  • Provides student support by evaluating student progress and providing feedback, maintaining voice and email communication, referring students to appropriate support services, providing academic advice, maintaining office hours, maintaining appropriate academic and attendance records, and submitting final grades.
  • Promotes and supports the value of diversity and cultural sensitivity in all aspects of teaching and learning.
  • Communicates and consults professionally with divisional colleagues regarding curricula, student assessment and learning outcomes, and other professional development activities.
  • Participates in a reasonable number of divisional and College activities and committees, which may include the College Assembly, the Faculty Senate, search committees, divisional committees, program assessment and review, and College accreditation reports.
  • Maintains currency in content area, including the necessary technology for the College environment, and recommends curricular or technology modifications accordingly.
  • Participates in commencement and a reasonable number of other College functions.

Typical Qualifications:

  • Master's degree with eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in English or Writing, doctorate preferred.
  • Previous record of teaching excellence in a community college environment, specifically introductory college level English Composition and/or grammar courses
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively with students, college staff, and the public
  • Fairness and flexibility in understanding and working with a wide variety of students and assisting them with adjusting to the intellectual environment and requirements of a college academic community

Women and Minorities Encouraged to Apply

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.