Transitional Education English Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

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Job Title Transitional Education English Assistant Professor - Tenure Track Job Description

Tenure-track, Transitional Education Instructor for student success, intensive English programs (IEP), developmental English and basic education for adults (BEdA).

Transitional Education instructors teach in a variety of programs that include intensive English, pre-college (developmental education), ABE, GED®, and I-BEST. This position will be part of a team of faculty responsible for continued development of the pre-college (developmental education), Student Success, High School 21+, BEdA, IEP, and I-BEST programs.

Working with a cross-departmental and cross-functional team, this position will participate in program development especially as it relates to advising, curriculum development, and instruction that supports transition to college level coursework.

The college seeks faculty who will take a leadership role in their departments and the College, will adapt to a variety of teaching situations, can use technology to teach effectively, and will work effectively with students, staff, and others in a campus climate that promotes cultural diversity and student success.

This position reports to the Dean of Transitional Education.

Essential Duties Summary

Responsibilities for this position include:
•Teaching assigned classes to a diverse student body in a variety of formats including face-to-face, online and hybrid;
•Developing curriculum;
•Preparing syllabi and teaching materials;
•Developing and assessing student learning outcomes related to specific course descriptions;
•Maintaining required records;
•Advising/consulting with students to support their success;
•Teach productive and constructive study skills;
•Identify individual learning needs of students and make appropriate adjustments to instruction;
•Create and maintain an environment of rapport and respect;
•Teaching assignments may include early morning or late afternoon/evening classes.

Required Qualifications

•Master’s degree in ELL/ELA/ESL, Adult Education, English, foreign languages, linguistics or closely related field from an accredited college or university;
•Successful teaching experience at the college level;
•Ability to adapt teaching to various student learning styles.

Preferred Qualifications

•Recent and successful experience teaching basic skills and/or English to college ready non-English speakers at a community college or similar setting;
•Experience in curriculum design and teaching cross-culturally, multi-level classes face-to-face, hybrid and online;
•Demonstrated proficiency with presentation software;
•Experience using Learning Management system (Canvas);
•Experience using WABERS and administering CASAS.

Additional Qualities:
•Demonstrated ability to serve the needs of students who represent a broad range of ages, abilities, ethnicity, education and cultural backgrounds;
•Demonstrated ability to collaborate with peers;
•Experience advising students;
•Demonstrated ability to participate in professional and community service activities;
•Bilingual especially in Spanish and English;
•Demonstrated ability to work well with a variety of people and values diversity;
•Awareness of own cultural values and biases.

Physical Demands Special Conditions for Eligibility

This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty appointment with employment expected to begin starting Fall 2019 and is subject to legislative funding. Placement on the established faculty salary schedule is dependent upon education and teaching experience. The State of Washington provides a comprehensive benefits package for all state employees.

Centralia College faculty are represented by the Centralia College Federation of Teachers, Local No. 4469, AFT/AAFL-CIO and, in accordance with the faculty agreement, “All full-time faculty members, as a condition of continued employment on or after the thirtieth day following the beginning of such employment, shall become members of the Federation OR pay a representation fee to the Federation.”

The screening committee will begin its review on April 12, 2019. Position is open until filled.

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.

EEO Statement

Centralia College has a strong institutional commitment to the principles of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we strongly urge all qualified applicants, especially people of color, persons of disability, women, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans, to apply. Centralia College is an Equal Opportunity employer.

It is the policy of Centralia College to assure equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age (over 40), religion, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.

Centralia College does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Designated Title II, VI, VII, IX, Section 504, ADA compliance officer: Vice President for Human Resources and Legal Affairs, Hanson Hall Room 101, Centralia College, 600 Centralia College Blvd, Centralia WA 98531-4099, (360)623-8943.

The Human Resources Office is accessible for persons with disabilities. Those who need disability accommodation in the application/employment process, please call (360)623-8943.

FLSA Salary Grade DOQ/DOE Salary Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS212P Open Date 03/07/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
    • JD
  2. * Describe your ability to utilize current technology for course set up and to communicate with students.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * We strive to employ individuals who possess the skills necessary to effectively interact with a diverse population of students and staff at Centralia College. Our effort is to create a climate that recognizes, respects, and celebrates differences. Describe what diversity means to you?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you a current employee of Centralia College?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity (i.e., The Olympian)?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Media File
  6. Portfolio
  7. Other Misc. Documents
  8. Supplemental Questionnaire Responses




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Posted: 4/13/2019
Application Due: 6/5/2019
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