Adjunct Composition Instructor

Employer
Flagler College
Location
St Augustine, FL

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Arts & Humanities, English Literature & Composition
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Adjunct Composition Instructor

Location:
St Augustine, FL
Open Date:
May 2, 2022
Close Date:
Aug 17, 2022
Description:

To instruct students at Flagler College and to exhibit professional conduct in the performance of assigned tasks.

We are seeking an instructor to teach First-Year Composition. Essential duties include the following:

--Teaching assigned courses in English. Prepare a detailed syllabus for each course and distribute a copy of the syllabus to each student. The syllabus must conform to the requirements set forth in the Faculty Handbook and those established by the Director of College Writing.

--Maintain weekly office hours. When classes are in session, part-time faculty are expected to be on campus at least one hour for each course taught to meet with students outside  of class. These meetings may take place immediately before or after class.


Qualifications:

Master’s degree and 18 graduate hours from a regionally-accredited college or university in the teaching subject.

Preferred Qualifications: MA, MFA, or PhD from a regionally-accredited college or university with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in rhetoric and composition,  literature, or creative writing

Teaching experience in First-Year Composition preferred.


Application Instructions:

Please provide a cover letter and CV, which include information on previous courses taught. Student evaluations and/or a teaching statement are also welcome. Applicants who are selected for interviews will be asked to provide letters of recommendation and any hires will need to provide transcripts before the start of work.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Flagler College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic. In addition to federal law requirements, Flagler College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the College has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Inquiries regarding discrimination on the basis of sex and gender may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR), or both. Contact information for the above referenced Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the College’s Sexual Harassment Policy can be found here: www.flagler.edu/title-ix .

Organization

Working at Flagler College

Flagler College is a small private, independent college located in St. Augustine, Fla. The college offers 33 majors, 39 minors, and a master’s degree in Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing.Flagler College has an enrollment of about 2,500 students, as well as an offsite campus in Tallahassee, Fla. U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review regularly feature Flagleras a college that offers quality education at a relatively low cost. A Flagler education is less than half the cost of similar private colleges, and competitive with many state universities. A relatively young institution (founded in 1968), Flagler College is also noted for its historic beauty. The centerpiece of the campus is the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, a National Historic Landmark opened in 1888 by railroad pioneer and Standard Oil co-founder Henry M. Flagler. For more on Flagler College, visit www.flagler.edu.

 

Flagler College’s Mission

Flagler College offers an exceptional education through a challenging, inclusive, and supportive academic community integrated with the thriving culture and history of this unique place, St. Augustine. We foster intellectual, social, and personal transformation in our students. We prepare them for a diverse world that will always need discerning individuals, responsible citizens, and visionary leaders.

The College is committed to the preservation of the former Hotel Ponce de Leon and other historic structures that grace its campus.

 

Flagler College Core Values

Transformative Learning

We are committed to educating the whole person. As a community of inquiry, we value freedom of expression and the bond between teacher and student. We embrace a personalized education that is designed to transform lives and instill a passion for lifelong learning.

Respectful and Inclusive Community

We foster a sense of respect and appreciation for the dignity of all individuals. We cultivate an inclusive and diverse community that encourages civil and productive dialogue across differences.

Citizenship with Integrity

We believe that ethical citizenship should be exemplified on campus and in the community. We set high expectations for honesty, integrity, and individual responsibility.  We are deeply committed to building a community of trust.

Thoughtful Stewardship

We are dedicated to stewardship: to the care of each other, to the preservation of our historical buildings and natural resources, to the responsible management of our financial resources and gifts, and to the celebration of the remarkable heritage of St. Augustine with its vibrant cultures and history.

 

Flagler College is committed to diversity, inclusion and pursuit of a higher education with adherence to high ethical standards. It is the policy of Flagler College not to discriminate in admission, treatment, or access to, or employment in, its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic.

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