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English Instructor

Employer
Louisburg College
Location
Louisburg, NC

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, English Literature & Composition
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Position: Full-Time English IntructorDepartment: HumanitiesReports To: Disivion Executive Director, Division of Humanities

Summary:English faculty are primarily responsible for teaching English including composition and literature
courses which are housed in the Humanities Division. Faculty at Louisburg College are responsible
for advising, providing service to the College, and completing professional development in relation to
their field of study. Faculty perform duties as described in the job description, demonstrate a
commitment to the College's mission, promote high ethical standards, and foster an atmosphere of
collegiality. In addition, all faculty members teach at least 15 credits per semester, 30 credits per year
and maintain the ability to teach undergraduate courses according to SACSCOC.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s degree in English and/or Communications or an appropriate closely related field.

  • Meet the SACSCOC criteria for teaching undergraduate courses.

  • Documented effective, relevant teaching is required and work experience in higher education is preferred.

  • Documented experience working successfully within a diverse student body.

  • Technology experience required. Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

  • Passion for learning and for seeking creative ways to teach students how to learn.

  • Evidence-based ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  • Excellent and effective communication, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to pay attention to detail and accuracy required.

  • Ability to be sensitive and respond appropriately to the needs and concerns of students.

  • Foster and maintain a positive atmosphere to ensure all interactions are handled with the highest level of professionalism.

  • Ability to work under pressure with a high tolerance for interruptions, and the ability to work with diverse groups of people.

  • Ability to multitask and be team-oriented.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality for sensitive information.

  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently.

  • The performance of some aspects of the position may require a non-traditional work schedule to include some early morning or evening hours, and occasional weekends.

  • RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Promote and uphold the mission of Louisburg College.

  • Maintain the ability to teach undergraduate courses according to SACSCOC.

  • Teach at least 15 credits per semester, 30 credits per year.

    Advise students each academic year.

  • Provide active support for all planning, accreditation, and assessment tasks.

  • Participate in scheduled campus faculty development opportunities and workshops (including the Quality Enhancement Plan).

  • Support academic governance by serving on College committees and task forces.

  • Remain engaged in the campus community by supporting academic events, athletic events, convocations, faculty meetings, and the College’s chapel program.

  • Faculty may also be required to attend other academic events, at the request of the Vice President for Academic Life.

  • Maintain effective communication with the College via the Vice President of Academic Life. During the academic year and summer, the official form of communication between the College and the faculty is via campus e-mail and it is important faculty check their campus email frequently.

  • Spend at least 30 hours each week on campus involved in providing effective, relevant instruction and performing other College responsibilities, while spending 10 hours each week on campus providing office hours to students.

  • Other duties, as assigned by the Vice President of Academic Life.

  • To Apply:Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and contact information for at least two professional references to the Vice President of Academic Life, Dr. Calandra D. Lockhart at clockhart@louisburg.edu

    Louisburg College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications of all qualified individuals. It is the policy and practice of the College to provide equal opportunity to all persons. The College does not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, national origin, age (as defined by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act), religion, gender, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, advancement, compensation, benefits, transfer, and termination.

    Related by faith to The United Methodist Church, Louisburg College is committed to offering a supportive community which nurtures young men and women intellectually, culturally, socially, physically, and spiritually. As a two-year residential institution, we provide a bridge for students to make a successful transition from high school to senior colleges and universities.

    Organization

    Louisburg College is the only two-year residential college in North Carolina. Louisburg College allows students to excel in the classroom and within the campus community. Our students are a part of a learning community where faculty and staff enthusiastically offer the support they need to discover their path in life and reach their full potential.

     

    At Louisburg College, our philosophy is "students first." We believe strongly in the value of a two-year, supportive, opportunity-driven educational institution committed to nurturing young men and women both inside and outside the classroom.

     

    As a college-related by faith to the United Methodist Church, we also believe that higher education involves the growth of the mind and the heart.

     

    Company info
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    Telephone
    919-496-2521
    Location
    501 N. Main St.
    Louisburg
    North Carolina
    27549
    US

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