English Faculty - Adjunct Instructor

Location
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Posted
May 31, 2018
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

English Faculty—Adjunct Instructor Position

About Silver Lake College of the Holy Family:  Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is a Catholic, liberal arts-based, co-educational institution sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity who founded the College in 1935 and continue to be an integral part of its life and mission. The College is located on the shores of Silver Lake and minutes from the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan. The College is a highly respected and active member of the Lakeshore community. Located in Manitowoc, WI, Silver Lake College of the Holy Family currently enrolls approximately 500 students, including traditional undergraduate students, graduate students, and adult learners. Undergraduate academic programs are offered in 45+ areas of study which feature a quality liberal arts education integrated with professional preparation. Graduate degrees are conferred in Education, Leadership and Organizational Development, and Music – Kodály Emphasis. The organizational culture intentionally focuses on the values that are consistent with Silver Lake’s Franciscan influence including genuine care, respect and compassion for others, the community, and all creation. The campus climate is serene, also consistent with the peacemaking organizational value, but don’t confuse that with the level of engagement present among all members of the community. The College is a small community, but large in vision and future. Programs like SLC Works, undergraduate student learning communities, and the many other student-centric initiatives focus on impacting the success of our students. Recently hired employees consistently mention the energy and excitement that is present at the College, and the genuineness of character among, staff, students and faculty. Silver Lake College of the Holy Family believes that diversity is integral to the educational and developmental experience of all learners. As a college community, we strive to be inclusive, recognizing and valuing opportunities to integrate dimensions of diversity in broadening our interpretation and understanding of humanity. 2 We respect and uphold the many facets of human identity in helping support and strengthen our college mission, vision and values.

Silver Lake College believes that diversity is integral to the educational and developmental experience of all learners. As a college community, we strive to be inclusive, recognizing and valuing opportunities to integrate dimensions of diversity in broadening our interpretation and understanding of humanity. We respect and uphold the many facets of human identity in helping support and strengthen our college mission, vision and values.

Responsibilities: Silver Lake College is seeking applicants for the position of adjunct instructor in the English Department. The instructor in this role would teach one section of English 112 Composition II during the fall 2018 semester. Offered Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 2:00-2:50 p.m., this course focuses on the exploration and practice of intellectual inquiry and written argumentation. The course also develops students’ research and documentation skills. The instructor would be expected to hold one office hour each week to support student success in the course.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Master’s Degree in English is required; ABD or Doctorate in English preferred.
  2. Previous teaching experience at the college level is preferred.

Skills and Attributes:

Candidates must possess the following skills and attributes:

  1. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  2. Ability and willingness to support the Mission of the College and to work collaboratively and collegially
  3. Effective use of active learning strategies

Additional Employment Requirements:

  1. Must have successful completion of criminal background record and reference checks.
  2. A valid driver’s license is required.

Application Process:

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume and the names of three references to human.resources@sl.edu. While we appreciate every applicant's interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. Silver Lake College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you have questions about the program or about course or delivery format, please contact Emilie Lindemann at Emilie.lindemann@sl.edu.