Developmental Writing Instructor

Eau Claire, WI
May 01, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Posting # 2018-1269
Location US-WI-Eau Claire
Category Full-time Faculty
Close Date 5/20/2018
Type Faculty Contract - 42/52 weeks (load-building)
FLSA Status Exempt
Hourly Pay Rate/Salary Based on master's degree level of faculty salary schedule for 42-week contract: starting salary of $58,455; Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.
Hours per Week Full-time, salaried position
Work Schedule 42/52-week contract, will build workload (the equivalent of 42 weeks) over 52 weeks July 1 - June 30. Schedule will vary each term, including summers, and may include day, evening, and weekend assignments outside of CVTC's traditional academic calendar at various locations.
Anticipated Start Date July 2018

Overview and Responsibilities

The Developmental Writing Instructor will collaborate with general education and program instructors to support the writing skills of students in all programs at CVTC by providing one-on-one instruction in the Academic Services Learning Center, facilitating customized in-class seminars, and supporting in-class writing instruction through team-teaching. The instructor will be able to work effectively in a collaborative environment; is willing to innovate and change to meet evolving College and student needs; and demonstrates competency with use of technology that supports learning and teaching. An instructor maintains a flexible schedule, including availability for evening, weekend, or summer assignment, as appropriate. This position is part of the Academic Development and Services team and reports to the Dean of Academic Development and Services.

  • Design and implement relevant and progressive curriculum through collaboration with general education and program instructors.
  • Deliver high-quality instruction through the planning and implementation of effective learning strategies and environments.
  • Create performance-based assessments aligned with competencies through formative and summative measures.
  • Promote student success through timely communication, growth-based feedback, and implementation of strategies that meet the needs of diverse learners.
  • Meet professional expectations by maintaining professional currency and contributing to a collaborative culture across the College.
  • Ability to model integrity through self-awareness, personal accountability, ethical behavior, quality standards, and sustainable practices.
  • Ability to think critically by applying problem solving practices, acquiring relevant information, using technology and other resources appropriately, and evaluating alternatives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively by speaking and writing clearly, concisely, and professionally; practicing active listening; reading critically and adapting communication for audience.
  • Ability to value diversity by recognizing personal biases, adapting to culturally diverse situations, and demonstrating a commitment to equity, inclusion, and respectful interactions with persons of diverse ethnic, cultural, social-economic, or educational backgrounds.
  • Please view the Instructor Position Description document for additional responsibilities of instructors at CVTC.


  • Master's degree in English or a master's in any area with 18 graduate credits in English.
  • Minimum of two years of teaching experience.
  • Experience in high school teaching and/or developmental education, preferred.
  • This position may include teaching online and requires expertise in integrating technology.
  • Qualified per CVTC requirements at time of, and throughout, employment as an instructor. Must also meet and maintain Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requirements, Faculty Quality Assurance Standards (FQAS), and/or other job specific licensing standards.
In evaluating candidates for this position, the College may consider a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties of position.

As an equal opportunity/access employer and educator, CVTC is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Benefits Summary

  • Health and dental insurance for all family members
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS)
  • 403(B) tax deferred annuity program
  • 457 deferred compensation plan
  • Section 125 flexible spending accounts
  • Paid holidays, personal, and sick leave

CVTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the college's non-discrimination policies: Director of Human Resources, 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701, 715-833-6334, WI Relay: 711

About CVTC
Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and serves an eleven-county area in west central Wisconsin. The largest campus is located in Eau Claire and includes a Business Education Center and Health Education Center, plus a Manufacturing Education Center at the Gateway Campus and an Emergency Service Education Center and Energy Education Center at the West Campus. CVTC has regional centers in Chippewa Falls, Menomonie, Neillsville and River Falls. The College is one of 16 WTCS colleges located throughout the state.

CVTC offers 66 programs, over 25 certificates, and customized training to an average of 140 businesses annually. CVTC has an outstanding placement rate, with 91% of CVTC graduates are employed within six months of graduation, with 88% in a related field.

CVTC has a nationally recognized faculty and state-of-the art facilities and equipment. Business and industry leaders serve on advisory committees and help CVTC match its curriculum to the needs of today's workplace. Courses are offered at numerous locations in traditional classroom settings, as well as online and in a variety of blended and hybrid formats.

Equal Opportunity/Access Employer and Educator
Non-Discrimination Notice
Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its employment, admissions, programs, or activities.
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