Adjunct Assistant Professor, Spanish
Job Status:Open Title:Adjunct Assistant Professor, Spanish Opportunity Type:Part-time Position Type:Adjunct Faculty Position Classification:Exempt Pay Grade:N/A Open until filled:Yes 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.
Santa Fe College’s Department of Humanities and Foreign Languages helps students acquire critical thinking, improved communication skills and inspire a better future by learning about creative human endeavors of the past and present. Humanities and Foreign Languages is seeking talented and dedicated adjunct faculty in Spanish.
Under general supervision, the Adjunct Assistant Professor for Spanish develops, prepares and teaches our Spanish curriculum (in particular our three-course introductory sequence). 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. Course offerings within the Department of Humanities and Foreign Languages may be taught during the day, evening, or online, as well as taught using other distance learning formats.Responsibilities and Duties:
- Plan, organize and teach language coursework that will optimize student access, retention and success.
- Collaborate with other faculty and staff within the department to develop, evaluate, revise and enhance curriculum and ensure mastery of material.
- Support and promote the mission of the Humanities and Foreign Language Department and SF, which centers on excellence in teaching and learning through quality instruction, curriculum enhancement, service, and faculty professional development and scholarship.
- Collaborate with the Chair of the department, department faculty and staff, as well as other college officials to assist with implementing college policies, objectives and functions in accordance with the SF mission, vision, goals, and strategic initiatives.
- Provide students with frequent, timely assessment of and clear feedback regarding academic performance.
- Appropriately document student progress and maintain accurate records such as attendance, grading and achievement of student learning outcomes.
- Honor student confidentiality and privacy as per appropriate laws, regulations and college rules.
- Proctor exams and participate in departmental meetings.
- Maintain appropriate office hours proportionate to the instructional assignment.
- Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Reports to: Chair, Humanities and Foreign LanguagesQualifications:
Required:A Master’s Degree or higher in Spanish or in Romance Languages or Comparative Literature with demonstrated Spanish components, or a Master’s degree with eighteen (18) graduate hours within any combination of the qualifying fields.
Additional Requirements: A criminal background check will be conducted.
Preferred: Relevant teaching experience within a community college setting.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural environment.
- Communication – able to effectively communicate in a professional, diplomatic, empathetic, and tactful manner using preferred method and level as applicable to the job.
- Relationship Management – able to personally provide high level of interactive service to others, building relationships and addressing identified needs.
- Systems & Software - proficient level of knowledge of Microsoft Office and/or relevant position software programs.
Application Process: All applicants must complete the SF Employment Application, submit a letter of intent, an up-to-date resume, as well as college transcripts through the job portal to be considered for this position. Additionally, current letters of recommendation are strongly valued as part of our application review process and therefore applicants are encouraged to upload (3) three letters of recommendation with their other required materials. Unofficial transcripts are only accepted for review purposes, official transcripts are required prior to any offer of employment being made.
All submitted materials will be routed to the following Job Contact:
Chair, Humanities and Foreign Languages