Developmental Writing Faculty/English (El Centro)
Division: Dev Studies - El Centro
Position Number: 051402015
Position Type: Faculty
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Full Time
Is Grant Funded?: No
Salary: Nine months salary ranging from $44,485 - $50,869 based on education and experience. Extra service and summer compensation possibilities in addition to 9-month contract (Comprehensive benefits package).
Work Days/Hours: Days/Hours vary
Posting Number: 02746
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:
Teaches students effectively in assigned classes and maintains office hours for student consultation in accordance with procedures outlined in the Dallas County Community College Board Policy Manual and/or agreed upon with immediate supervisor. Provides students with a written course syllabus that should include items specified by the college and/or Dallas County Community College System. 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 as required by law and the Board of Trustees Policies and Procedures Manual. 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. Institutional Service Responsibilities (College and Dallas County Community College System): Meets professional assignments in accordance with the Systems calendar and contractual obligations. Complies with DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM 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 and/or system committees as assigned. Participates in campus commencement exercise(s) as required by Board Policy 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. Student Services Responsibilities: May work with student clubs and/or organizations. Community: Consistent with other DCCC job descriptions demonstrates verbal and written communication skills to support and enhance effective interaction between Dallas County Community College System and other organizations, businesses and community groups as well as faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds. Promotes the college in the community by participating in a variety of marketing activities. Professional Growth Responsibilities: Participates in professional development activities.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Official transcripts are required at the point of hire. If selected for an interview, please be prepared to present these documents.
# of Months:
Close Date: 03/05/2014
Open Until Filled:
Master's degree or higher in the teaching discipline or Master's degree or higher with a concentration in the teaching discipline (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline).
One year of demonstrated teaching experience required. 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. *A criminal background check will be conducted.*
Position Specific Qualifications:
Candidate must be qualified to teach college-level courses as well as developmental writing. Master’s or PhD in English strongly preferred for this position.