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College Credit Plus - Annually Contracted Faculty, English

Columbus State Community College
Columbus, OH
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Requisition ID: req3625

Job Title: College Credit Plus - Annually Contracted Faculty, English

Department: Academic Affairs

Location: Delaware Campus

Employment Type: Annually Contracted Faculty

Employment Status: Board Approved

Bargaining Unit: CSEA(Faculty)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Type: Contract

Compensation Range: 59.47 - 59.47

Schedule: M-Thurs, 7:30am - 10:30amVarying schedule; including nights & weekends to meet departmental needs. 

Job Description: 

Position Summary

 The College Credit Plus (CCP)-AnnuallyContracted Faculty (ACF) member creates, manages and participates in a varietyof learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for studentsto develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives.The College Credit Plus Annually Contracted Faculty member participatescollaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff to promote thegeneral well-being of the department and the college and of the collective andindividual interests of its staff and student body. The CCP-ACF member supportsand seeks ways to fulfill the guiding concepts for the College embodied in thephilosophy, mission, values and vision adopted by the board of education. Thisposition description is in association with the Annually Contracted Facultycontract. This position is intended to be in English Rhetoric and Compositioninstruction. This position will focus on fulfilling the College’s commitment toCollege Credit Plus, which requires a willingness to work with high schoolstudents, teachers, and counselors.

Core Competencies Required

Professionalism, Managing Work,Continuous Improvement, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration, Leadership


Instruction & StudentLearning

Teaches assigned courses as scheduled andassumes primary responsibility for and exercises oversight of the curriculum inconjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuring both the rigor of programsand the quality of instruction.

Considers individual differences of studentsin order to design and support a range of appropriate learning activities.Participates in the identification of students with academic or other needs andresponds by utilizing an appropriate resource. Uses technology in a mannerappropriate to the nature and objectives of courses and programs andcommunicates clearly to students the expectations concerning the use of suchtechnology. Keeps accurate and appropriate records in accordance with theFaculty Handbook and departmental policies.

Maintains attendance records,determines and submits grades timely and in accordance with establishedpolicies and procedures of the College, and communicates progress feedback aswell as other relevant information to students throughout the semester.

Createand maintain accurate syllabi that incorporates departmental, college,cross-college, and instructor requirements. Participates in the selection ofappropriate materials to support course curriculum in accordance with the College’sguidelines.

Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribedmeeting schedule. Employs and assists in the design and development ofappropriate assessment techniques to measure students’ performance in achievingcourse goals and objectives. Be a facilitator of learning in a virtualenvironment.

Student Engagement &Advisement

Creates a positive classroomatmosphere that encourages active and collaborative learning, student effort,academic challenge, student and faculty interaction, and support for learners.Maintains posted office hours in accordance with departmental and policies ofthe College. Uses technology to assist in communication with students.Encourages a sense of community among students for learning both inside andoutside the classroom.

Advises potential or currentstudents within the discipline about the program, career, or transfer optionsavailable to assist with degree completion. Refers students to appropriatestudent and academic support services available at the College or in thecommunity.

Continuous Improvement

Promotes continual improvement aspart of the cycle of teaching and learning by: assisting, as appropriate, inthe maintenance of instructional materials and laboratory facilities;contributing, as appropriate, to the development, selection, and improvement ofinstructional materials, laboratories, and other instructional facilities;providing guidance in the development, maintenance, and design of coursedescription, course outlines, and syllabi; recommending modifications to thecurriculum and participating in the design of new curricula.

Completes all mandatoryperformance evaluation measures within specified time limits and participatesin all required training by the College. Shares best practices with colleaguesin formal or informal settings. Participates in instructional, departmental, orinstitutional research to improve educational effectiveness. Evaluates teachingand assessment practices to continue improving them. Provides feedback, asappropriate, regarding the general operations of the department, division andthe College.

Participates, as appropriate, in the interviewing, selection, andorientation processes of department faculty and staff. Provides advice and/orassistance to faculty within the department, division, or College. Attendsfaculty meetings as called by the President, Senior Vice President of AcademicAffairs, Dean or Department Chairperson; and participates, as appropriate, ondepartmental and divisional committees.

Professional Development

Employs student, administrativeand self-appraisals to establish goals and objectives for professionaldevelopment, and participates in professional developmentactivities. Contributes, as appropriate, to the planning, evaluation, and/orpresentation of college professional development programs.

Maintains required professionalcredentials, licensing, and continuing education hours as disciplinarystandards dictate.

Diversity, Equity &Inclusion

Helps to ensure the College meetsits responsibilities in identifying areas of opportunity and systemic concerns,while reporting complaints alleging discrimination.

Creates a welcoming, inclusive,equitable, and productive work and learning environment, where all students,faculty members, and college employees feel valued and able to contribute totheir full potential, regardless of their differences. Ensures accessible andinclusive curriculum design and teaching strategies, and specifically promotes,advises, and supports curriculum development aimed at creating a diverse andequitable learning environment.

Fosters and maintains a safeenvironment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and membersof the community.

Other Duties andResponsibilities

Provides consultative assistanceto and advises, as appropriate, student organizations and groups. Contributesto the community and/or the profession as a representative of the College.

Participates in local, statewide,or national levels in the advancement of the discipline and/or the two-yearcollege mission.

Usual PhysicalRequirements

Reasonable accommodations may bemade to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential jobfunctions described in this position description. While performing duties ofthis job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering datainto computer. The employee frequently sits for periods of time, stands, andwalks. Employee converses verbally or manually with others in person as well asby telephone. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision whenfocusing on a computer screen. Employee occasionally lifts up to 10 pounds.

Working Conditions

Typical office and classroomenvironment. Requires travel to and work conducted within central Ohio’ssecondary school classrooms.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: digital course development; on-line instruction techniques and methods; Microsoft Office, Blackboard, and internet research; instructional planning and presentation; student assessment methods and techniques. Skill In: digital course development and delivery; providing quality instruction (developmental, multicultural, applied learning) to a diverse student body; learning technologies and use of multi-media technology to enhance student learning; instructional planning and presentation; student support, critical thinking, effective communication, and student literacy. Ability to: perform student learning outcomes assessments; demonstrate teaching strategies that focus on student- centered learning; demonstrate a commitment to improving student learning through innovative strategies that aid student success and retention and reflect industry trends; deliver and develop curriculum and learning units in anticipation of changes in market and discipline; adapt to multi-campus organizational work environments.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Master’s degree in English or MFA in Creative Writing, PLUS EITHER at least one year of college English teaching experience, including at least one course in English Composition, OR completion of at least one 3-credit graduate-level course in composition/rhetoric.


A Master’s degree, plus 18 semester credit hours of graduate-level English courses, 9 of which are in composition/rhetoric.

State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s). 

Additional Information:  Applicants must be willing to work with high school students and teachers to fulfill the college’s commitment to College Credit Plus which may require travel to central Ohio’s schools.College Credit Plus (CCP) is Ohio’s dual enrollment program that provides students in grades 7-12 the opportunity to earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking courses from Ohio colleges or universities. The purpose of this program is to enhance students’ career readiness and post-secondary success, while providing a wide variety of options to college-ready students, at no or limited costs to students and families. Columbus State is fully committed to supporting College Credit Plus and invites candidates with an interest in this initiative to apply.


About Columbus State Community College

Columbus State is one of the largest colleges in Ohio, serving approximately 45,000 students annually. Committed to equity and accessibility, and driven to innovate on behalf of our students and our community at large, Columbus State is positioned as Central Ohio’s front door to higher education. Embracing a partnership mindset, Columbus State collaborates with university partners to provide affordable bachelor’s degree options, and with the region’s major employers to develop relevant, real-world educational offerings that produce in-demand workforce talent.


Columbus State offers convenient access to classes and college services at its locations across Central Ohio. Our Columbus Campus is located in the downtown Creative Campus neighborhood of the city’s Discovery District, while our Delaware Campus serves students in the fast-growing northern part of the region. Our Regional Learning Centers are located in Dublin, Grove City, Reynoldsburg, Westerville at Otterbein University, and The Southwest Center at Bolton Field.

National Recognition

Columbus State’s commitment to diverse, equitable and inclusive outcomes for our students and a better society is reflected in our recognition as the 2019 Leah Meyer Austin Award winner by Achieving the Dream, a national network dedicated to eliminating equity gaps in community college education. Columbus State is an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction and a 2021 member of its Racial Equity Leadership Academy initiative to further institutional racial equity change.

Points of Distinction

• In August 2019, Columbus State opened the new home for its School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Mitchell Hall.

• The College is a leader in The College Credit Plus Program, an Ohio Department of Education strategy aimed at increasing educational attainment.

• Thanks to its strong academic foundation, Columbus State is extremely successful in the grant-writing arena, with 98 active grants from federal and state agencies, corporations, philanthropic organizations, and other sources with a total value of $70.4 million.

• Columbus State holds an annual Day of Service, where hundreds of students, faculty, and staff volunteer at dozens of locations around the area, totaling nearly 2,500 hours of service each year.

• In 2018, Columbus State adopted Four Pillars of Student Financial Stability and is actively partnering with community organizations to help solve issues of housing and food insecurity for our students.

• In 2019, the Mid-Ohio Market at Columbus State opened on the Columbus Campus to help address food insecurity for students and the larger community.

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