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Full Time Tenure Track Instructor of English

Employer
Morton College
Location
Cicero, IL

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Job Details

Job Title:

Full Time Tenure Track Instructor of English

Reports To and Evaluated by:

Dean of Arts and Sciences

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess a Master’s degree in English with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in discipline. The candidate will have excellent analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communications skills, as well as basic computer literacy.

Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.

Preferred Qualifications:

Academic preparation and teaching experience in all levels of English, with extensive experience in developmental education. Ability to teach in an additional discipline. Community College teaching experience preferred. Experience working with culturally diverse students. Ability to use technology to enhance teaching and learning.

Job Summary:

The English instructor will teach English courses to a diverse student population. The candidate will participate on faculty committees and perform other duties related to teaching at a community college. The instructor must stay abreast of ongoing developments, trends, and issues in instruction in the community college environment. The responsibilities and duties of the instructor may change as the needs of the college arise.

Specific Job Duties:

  • To instruct students in the facts, skills and appreciations pertaining to the assigned courses.
  • To consider the needs of the students, and assist them by seeking help from other college services.
  • To distribute to all students a course syllabus that covers the class requirements, grading procedure, attendance requirements, and course objectives.
  • To inform students of educational and occupational opportunities.
  • To assist the Dean and other administrators in development of the curriculum, in the preparation of the outlines and selection of textbooks.
  • To submit midterm and final grade reports, deficiency notices, attendance records and any other reports pertaining to the assigned courses.
  • To participate on college committee(s).
  • To participate in academic advising.
  • To stay abreast on ongoing developments, trends and issues in the (English) instruction at the community college.
  • To develop an annual professional development plan.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Arts and Sciences.

Salary Range:

To be determined by the CBA

Posting Number:

F00056PU

Desired Start Date:

08/18/2022

Open Date:

02/18/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please upload your recommendation/reference letters to your application as one document, a minimum of 2 letters are required. Or submit to [email protected]

Organization

Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near western suburbs which were a national hub of economic activity.

As a comprehensive community college, recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life long learning.

Goals:

Maximize the College's resources to support student learning.

Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning to discover new ways to help students succeed.

Develop responsive curricula and programs to serve community needs.

Encourage community families to embrace the educational opportunities Morton College provides.

Employment at Morton

Morton College has the distinction of being the second oldest comprehensive community college in Illinois. The pioneering spirit that established this learning community continues to drive Morton today as a Hispanic Serving Institution for Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other communities.

Morton College is located in Cicero, a western border suburb of Chicago, only eight miles from the heart of the business and cultural center of this great midwestern city. Chicago offers a complete array of entertainment venues, including six major professional sports teams plus the beautiful Lake Michigan recreational area.

As an institution of higher education, Morton College is committed to the development of its employees and encourages them to participate in life-long learning activities.

Morton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or physical handicap in its educational, admissions, or employment practices.

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Telephone
708-656-8000
Location
3801 S. Central Ave
Cicero
IL
60804
United States
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