Adjunct Faculty-ESOL (Writing and Grammar) (Richland 4032)
Division: World Lang - Richland
Position Number: 081304032
Position Type: Faculty
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Part Time
Is Grant Funded?: No
Work Days/Hours: Varies by class: Mornings, Early Afternoons, Evenings or Saturdays
Posting Number: 01984
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:
Teaches students effectively in assigned classes and maintains office hours for student consultation. Provides students with a written course syllabus. Participates in the evaluation of the instructional process and uses innovative strategies to continually improve learning. Participates in development and support of their discipline by recommending books and materials, revising curricula, and recommending teaching assignments when appropriate. Maintains accurate and complete course records. Performs professional activities and assumes professional responsibilities as agreed upon with the division dean, and works with colleagues to achieve shared goals and visions. Values the collaborative process. Uses knowledge of diverse communities and learning styles and has the ability to incorporate diversity of delivery of such learning styles in instruction. Participates in student advising and registration. Utilizes technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others. Meets professional assignments in accordance with the Systems calendar and contractual obligations. Complies with Districts board policy, state and federal policy, and the student code of conduct as appropriate. Commits to college mission and goals through participating in planning division objectives and budget requests. Serves on and attends college committees as assigned. Participates in campus commencement exercise(s) as required and attends other required college meetings and activities. Participates in his/her own performance appraisal. Demonstrates ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds. May work with student clubs and/or organizations. Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills to support and enhance effective interaction between Districts and other organizations, businesses and community groups as well as faculty, staff and students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. Promotes the college in the community by participating in a variety of marketing activities. Participates in professional development activities. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
If submitting transcripts with application, Social Security numbers are NOT allowed to be shown. If they are, your transcript(s) will be deleted and your application will be considered incomplete. Please redact all social security numbers.
# of Months:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Bachelor's degree or higher in English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), English, Linguisitics, Second Language Acquisition (SLA), Foreign Language, Bilingual Education, Reading Education, Writing Education, or Speech OR a Bachelor's degree in another discipline with 18 graduate hours in one or a combination of the above mentioned fields.
Excellent oral and written communication skills to interact with students of varying diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences. The ability to provide quality customer service. Official transcripts will be required at time of interview. A criminal background check will be conducted.
Position Specific Qualifications:
Teach two courses each semester in the ESOL Writing and Grammar Program. Classes are scheduled in the mornings, early afternoons, evenings, and on Saturdays. Demonstrated experience teaching ESOL; understanding of adult language acquisition; ability to use cooperative, interactive, and computer-assisted models of instruction, ability to interact with students from various languages and cultural backgrounds. Ability to work as a member of a team a plus.