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English Faculty

Northern Essex Community College
Haverhill, MA

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Arts & Humanities, English Literature & Composition
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Community College

Job Details

Category:: Faculty & Instructors
Department:: Liberal Arts - 3902
Locations:: Haverhill, MA
Posted:: Mar 12, 2024
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 299429
Position ID:: 173558

Job Description:

POSITION: Full-Time Faculty Position: English: Department of English, Division of Liberal Arts; Tenure Track; Haverhill Campus; 37.5 hours per week; MCCC/MTA Unit Faculty Position

SUMMARY: The Department of English is seeking a dynamic and engaging English educator to teach composition, with particular emphasis on teaching composition classes and teaching Early College classes as needed. The purpose of the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education's Early College Initiative is to create and maintain partnerships connecting our state's districts and high schools with our state's colleges in order to give thousands of Massachusetts students, especially first-generation college-goers, access to college completion and career success. Early College programs are intentionally designed to empower students traditionally underrepresented in higher education. MA Early College Designated Programs work to blend elements of high school and college to provide students with the opportunity to experience and complete college level academic coursework on a clearly articulated pathway and simultaneously gain exposure to a variety of career opportunities.


The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Teach primarily Composition courses in various modalities, with focus on ENG101 and ENG102 to Early College students
  • Participate and collaborate in departmental meetings and activities
  • Teach assigned classes on NECC's Haverhill and Lawrence campuses
  • Align assigned Early College classes and teaching practices with the intentionally designed program goals the DHE Early College program
  • When necessary, teach a portion of assigned classes on location at Early College partner high school campuses
  • Participate in curriculum and online course development
  • Attend division, department, and other required meetings
  • Participate in college service
  • Serve as academic advisor to assigned students
  • Maintain office hours



  • Master's degree in English or related field
  • Experience teaching English at a community college
  • Experience using technology in instruction and assessment
  • Experience working with students of diverse backgrounds
  • Commitment to teaching and responding to the educational needs of Early College students
  • Commitment to instruction attuned to equity mindedness and student success
  • Ability to teach with and contribute positively to a diverse, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural student population.


  • High school teaching experience
  • Experience teaching Early College classes
  • Bilingual and/or bicultural (Spanish/English)
  • Experience working with and supporting a culturally diverse population

BACKGROUND CHECK: Candidates will be required to pass a CORI and SORI check as a condition of employment.

Additional Information:

SALARY: Anticipated starting salary range is $51,678 to $57,078 per academic year with complete fringe benefit package. Complete fringe benefit package including competitive health insurance, free dental insurance, basic life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid sick, vacation and personal leave, educational benefits for employee/spouse/dependents, and excellent retirement benefits. Actual salary calculated in compliance with MCCC/MTA salary schedule commensurate with education and experience. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.


Application Instructions:

TO APPLY: To be considered for this position click on the "Apply Now" button, you will be prompted to setup a new account or login to an existing account. You will be able to upload the following required documents for consideration:

  • Cover Letter, describing your qualifications and experience
  • Resume/CV
  • List of courses taught (including semester taught, course title, and number of course credits)

Review of applications will begin 5 business days from the posting date and will continue until the position is filled.

**Please note that finalist candidates will be asked to provide contact information for three (3) professional references.

Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Elizabete Trelegan (Assistant Director of Human Resources, B-219,978-556-3928/, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. Northern Essex Community College will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Prospective employees are encouraged to review the College's Annual Security Report (ASR), in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found on the disclosure page of the College's website at:


Working at NECC

NECC enjoys initiative and innovation from all employees and seeks to identify and develop the strengths in our faculty and staff. We are committed to using evidence-based planning and decision-making. These values are reflected in our work using Appreciative Inquiry to guide our focus.

Professional development is important to NECC. Employees are encouraged to participate in the NECC Leadership Academy in addition to a variety of professional conferences and training workshops. All new hires receive CliftonStrengths assessments as part of the on-boarding process. Our Center for Professional Development offers a robust calendar of training opportunities, including access to LinkedIn Learning.

NECC serves students on two campuses located in the beautiful, historic Merrimack Valley region of northeast Massachusetts. We are  committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. With over 40% Hispanic students, NECC was the first federally recognized Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in New England. We seek leaders who are committed to the community college mission, actively engaged in promoting diversity, and prepared to use their unique strengths and innovation with the goal of student success.

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