Adjunct Faculty - Literacy

Cortland, NY
Sep 18, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Details

Position Information

Budget TitleADJUNCT LECTURER (GROUP AD)Campus TitleAdjunct Faculty - LiteracySchool/DivisionAcademic Affairs, Division ofDepartmentLiteracyFaculty Sub-TypeSalary LevelA0Salary Range$2875 per 3 credit hour course : $42,500 visiting Position EffortTemporary (enter End Date below)If Part-Time, enter FTE:

FTE determined by # of courses assigned

If Temporary, enter End Date:Position Summary

The Literacy department is establishing a pool of applicants to fill potential part-time temporary teaching positions and full-time visiting faculty position openings. (Please note: FT Visiting positions are rare and they should not be the sole purpose for your application.)

Major Responsibilities

A classroom based 3 credit hour course pays $2875 per class.The department typically hires for the courses/subject areas listed below but this list is not all inclusive. Other courses/subject areas may become available within the department. ILLUSTRATIVE NEEDS INCLUDE:
LIT 371 Teaching Elementary School Reading & Language Arts I
LIT 372 Teaching Elementary School Reading & Language Arts II
LIT 511 – Teaching Literacy in the Primary Grades
LIT 516 – Teaching Literacy in the Intermediate Grades
LIT 525 – Discrete Literacy Instruction and Assessment
LIT 527 – Comprehension Instruction and Assessment
LIT 528 – Literacy Foundations
LIT 530 – Reading Recovery 1
LIT 531 – Reading Recovery 2
LIT 535 – Writing Instruction and Assessment
LIT 549 – Literacy in the Middle and Secondary School
LIT 560 – Children’s and Young Adult Literature in the Curriculum
LIT 590 – Teaching and Learning Literacy in the Digital Age
LIT 630 – Literacy and Society
LIT 669 – The Literacy Specialist and The Literacy Program
LIT 690 – Assessment for the Specialized Literacy Professional
LIT 693 – Applied Assessment and Instruction: Literacy Capstone and Practicum

Functional and Supervisory Relationships

Reports to the academic department chair

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Literacy/Reading Education or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

New York State certification in Literacy/Reading

Doctorate in Literacy/Reading Education or related field. Minimum of three years of B-12 teaching of reading.

EEO Statement

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberF19015Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicant

For consideration, please apply online and submit the following:

1. Letter of application
2. C.V.
3. List of three professional references including their names, addresses, email, phone numbers and how you know the reference.

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a masters degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What is the highest earned degree that you possess, please include the degree program?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita or Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Professional References Contact Info. ONLY (minimum of 3)
Optional Documents

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