Instructor of Spanish

Salisbury, NC, US
Jun 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Instructor of Spanish

(Non-tenure track)


Division of Liberal Arts & Humanities


Department of English and Foreign Language

Reports to:

Chair of the Department of English and Foreign Language

Position Summary


The Spanish instructor is responsible for teaching Spanish language 

courses, including language and culture courses using a wide variety of 

language teaching methodologies and techniques while stressing 

speaking, listening, comprehension, and reading skills. Candidate must 

exude enthusiasm for Spanish language and all aspects of culture in 

regions where Spanish is spoken. He/she must also be willing to work 

with a diverse student body using a student-oriented approach, teach a 

5-4 load and perform other duties as assigned. The position reports to 

the Chair of the Department of English and Foreign Language. 


Essential Duties & Responsibilities


The results you will deliver each day that matter most!

  • Teach five (5) Spanish courses during the Fall semester, and four (4) Spanish courses during the Spring semester.
  • Hold a minimum of eight (8) office hours per week.
  • Advise and register students for classes.
  • Recruit students into the Spanish concentration and minor
  • Collaborates well with colleagues of diverse backgrounds on pedagogical approaches, curricular alignment, and instructional strategies.
  • Ability to work with diverse and underserved students and to support all learners.
  • Plans, evaluates, and revises curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction in conjunction with colleagues.
  • Understands and is committed to pedagogy aligned with the American Council for Teaching Foreign Languages' (ACTFL) World Readiness Standards for Learning Languages.
  • Demonstrates ability to integrate innovative technology to support student learning.
  • Attends department and university meetings and assists with overall recruitment to the Spanish concentration and minor.

Education/ Experience


What you will need to be successful!

  • M.A. in Spanish or master's degree with 18 graduate hours in Spanish course work required.
  • Native or near-native fluency in spoken and written Spanish and English.
  • 3-5 years’ experience teaching elementary and intermediate Spanish at the college or university level required.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of foreign language pedagogies, and the use of technologies in the language classroom is a plus.

Life at Livingstone College


Why we believe you will love working at Livingstone College!!

Livingstone College is a private, four year liberal arts institution founded in 1879 by the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Secured by a strong commitment to quality instruction, the College offers excellent liberal arts and religious education programs for students designed to develop their potential for leadership and service to a global community.

About Livingstone College:


Livingstone College is an equal opportunity employer that employs qualified individuals based upon job related qualifications regardless of race, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, medical condition, political affiliation or any other classification proscribed under applicable federal, state or local law.  Livingstone College complies with all laws regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled candidates and employees.  Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the interview process are requested to contact Human Resources in order to arrange such accommodation.  We offer competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract.