English Instructor

Location
Butler, Butler County
Posted
Apr 28, 2014
Special Filters
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Butler County Community College is currently accepting applications for a nine-month full-time, tenure track English Instructor in the Humanities and Social Sciences Division. The instructor will begin in the Fall 2014 semester and will teach primarily at the Main Campus, Cranberry Center, and Lawrence Crossing. Courses may also be assigned at other locations for day or evening to meet required credit load. Reporting to the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences, the English Instructor is responsible for teaching introductory and advanced courses in any of the following: Developmental English, Preparatory English, College Writing, Research Writing, and English/Literature related courses. Opportunities to teach Speech may also be available. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to: advising and recruiting students; advancing the English curriculum through program and course development; participating on Division and College committees; serving the campus community; assisting with accreditation activities; and promoting student retention. Qualifications: Required: • A Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in English, Humanities, Professional Writing, or related field; • A record of excellence in teaching; • Three years teaching experience at the undergraduate level; • Excellent oral and written communication skills; and • Computer literacy and proficiency. Preferred: • A Doctorate Degree from an accredited institution or enrollment in an accredited graduate program beyond the Master’s degree; • Experience teaching with advanced technology; • Experience with web-based course creation and delivery; • Community college teaching experience; and • Experience with curriculum development and assessment. Candidates invited to campus for an interview will be required to craft and deliver a field-related lesson to the search committee. The lesson topic will be provided after the candidate’s interview is confirmed. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates should complete the employment application, and submit along with a letter of application, current resume, copy of college/university transcript(s), and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. Incomplete application packets and/or any materials regarding this position that is received after the application deadline or closing of the search will not be considered. Any materials submitted will be the property of the College. A separate application must be completed for each position for which you are applying. Electronic and faxed documents are not acceptable. Applicants currently employed by Butler County Community College must authorize in writing that all college/university transcript(s) on file in his/her personnel file located in the Human Resources Office may be copied and attached to his/her application packet by the application deadline. Requests to copy transcripts received after the deadline will be denied. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office for more information. Send to: Ms. Linda M. Dodd Executive Director of Human Resources/ Equal Opportunity Compliance Officer Butler County Community College 107 College Drive Butler, PA 16002 Butler County Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.