Adjunct Assistant Professor, English

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Job Status:Open Title:Adjunct Assistant Professor, English Opportunity Type:Part-time Position Type:Adjunct Faculty Position Classification:Exempt Home Department:English Department Open until filled:Yes Job Location:Northwest Campus,Andrews Center @ Starke,Blount Center @ Downtown Gainesville,Davis Center @ Archer,Watson Center @ Keystone Heights Overview:

Santa Fe College (SF) has been recognized as one of the top-rated community colleges in the United States. Santa Fe College is a comprehensive public college that offers a range of Bachelor’s degrees, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree options, as well as certificate and non-degree programs. Santa Fe College is a student-centered institution with a commitment to open access, academic excellence, and cultural and ethnic diversity. A high quality of life, temperate climate, proximity to the University of Florida, diverse cultural events, and plentiful recreational opportunities make SF and Gainesville an ideal community to work and live.

Compensation: Salary as per the SF Salary Schedule.


The English Department of Santa Fe College is dedicated to providing innovative instruction in composition, literature, technical and business writing, film and media studies, as well as remedial English education.

Under general supervision, the Adjunct Assistant develops, prepares and teaches a variety of coursework which may include Composition, Literature, Technical Communications, and Mass Communications. Adjunct Faculty are employed on a term-by-term basis and may be assigned teaching duties at SF’s main Northwest campus or at any of the College’s six educational centers in Alachua and Bradford Counties. Course offerings within the English Department may be taught during the day, evening, or online, as well as taught using other distance learning formats.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Plan, organize, and deliver English instruction to promote student success within a community college setting.
  • Support and promote the mission of the English Department which centers on providing personalized, supportive learning environment that challenges students to achieve high levels of academic performance and fosters intellectual independence by teaching creative thinking, critical reasoning, as well as problem solving skills.
  • Collaborate with department chair, faculty, and peers to evaluate, revise, and develop curriculum to cultivate the mastery of course content.
  • Provide students with frequent, timely assessment of and clear feedback regarding academic performance.
  • Appropriately document student progress and maintain records including attendance, grading and student learning outcomes.
  • Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Reports to: Chair, English


Required: A Master’s Degree in English, Masters of Fine Arts in English and/or Creative Writing or a Master’s degree with eighteen (18) graduate hours within the qualifying fields of Creative Writing, English, Applied Linguistics, Linguistics, Literature, and/or Rhetoric and Composition is required. A criminal background check will be conducted.

Preferred: Relevant teaching experience within a community college setting is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The Adjunct Assistant must have the ability to deliver a high level of interactive customer service, develop and maintain collaborative relationships throughout the organization, communicate effectively and possess proficient computer skills, including familiarity with the Microsoft Suite of Office Applications. The successful applicant must be willing to work a flexible schedule at multiple sites, as well as demonstrate the ability to work well with students, faculty and staff at all levels within a diverse, multi-cultural, collaborative environment.

Application Process: All applicants must create an Applicant Profile to complete the SF Employment Application, submit an up-to-date resume, three letters of recommendation, as well as college transcripts to be considered for this position. Unofficial transcripts are only accepted for review purposes, official transcripts are required prior to any offer of employment being made.?

Contact:MELISSA FLANAGAN Contact's Information:[email protected]
Building P, Room 146a Required Documents:Letter of Recommendation 1, Letter of Recommendation 2, Letter of Recommendation 3, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts




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Posted: 3/20/2019
Application Due: 4/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time