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Faculty, English

Company: Pellissippi State Community College
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Job Description:

Location of Position: The primary job location is at the Division Street campus.Required Documents Needed to Upload at Time of Application:·         Cover Letter·         Resume·         Unofficial TranscriptsPosition Summary: To contribute to the success of Pellissippi State students through effective teaching, advising, service to the College and the community, and continuous professional development.Number of Positions: 1Position #: 351070Type of Appointment: Tenure/Tenure TrackFLSA Status: ExemptEmployment Category: FacultyDepartment: EnglishTypical Duties & Responsibilities:     TeachingA. Teach college-level and co-requisite (combined learning support and college-level) English courses.B. Apply theories and principles of learning to instruction.C. Adapt instruction to the entry level knowledge and skills of students.D. Recommend course and program changes to the department dean when appropriate.E. Develop syllabi which meet institutional requirements and student needs. Provide students with copies of a syllabus on the first day of classes.F. Use alternative instructional strategies where appropriate.G. Inform students of special instructional resources located in the Educational Resources Center and/or the Learning Center.H. Orient students to objectives and procedures before beginning instruction.I. Establish and communicate clearly defined grading procedures and standards.J. Use evaluations to revise and update content, objectives, and instructional strategies.K. Give examinations and other types of evaluations necessary to determine student level of performance and understanding.L. Keep students aware of their progress in the course.M. Perform record-keeping responsibilities related to teaching and advising.N. Respond in a timely fashion to all reasonable deadlines.AdvisingA. Be available to students by maintaining office hours which are reasonably convenient.B. Post and adhere to required office hours.C. Be knowledgeable of College policies, procedures, and assistance available to students.D. Assist advisees with the scheduling of classes.E. Monitor the academic progress of advisees.F. Hold conferences with students as needed.Faculty ServiceA. Serve on committees and task forces as approved by supervisors.B. Use professional knowledge and skills to contribute to local and professional community activities whenever appropriate.C. Attend faculty meetings as scheduled.D. Contribute to the advancement of institutional goals through appropriate individual goals.Professional Development (Teaching and Discipline/Field)Participate in professional development.Note: the College reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine positions at any time.Required Qualifications:A. All full-time and part-time faculty teaching courses at the associate degree level in the areas of humanities, social and behavioral sciences, mathematics, and business administration (not including courses that are vocational/occupational in orientation and purpose) must have completed at least 18 graduate semester hours in their teaching field and hold a master's degree from a regionally accredited college/university.B. Faculty in engineering technologies must have a combination of a bachelor's degree in the field being taught or a closely related field and three years' working experience in the field.C. Remedial/developmental faculty must have completed at least 18 graduate semester hours in their teaching field and hold a master's degree.D. Faculty Proficiency in Oral and Written English - Pellissippi State Community College recognizes that the ability to communicate effectively is an essential skill for all academic personnel to perform competently. To ensure that all faculty are proficient in oral and written English, the following guidelines are to be used during the selection process to evaluate candidates:1. ability to speak and write English clearly;2. ability to understand written and spoken English; and3. ability to communicate effectively in an academic environment (for example, previous successful employment in an academic institution).No individual will be appointed to a teaching position or recommended for tenure in such a position on any campus or other instructional unit unless the chief academic officer certifies in writing to the president that such an individual can communicate effectively with students in the English language.The foregoing criteria are to be used strictly as a measure of the candidate's ability to communicate effectively as an instructor and will not be used arbitrarily to disqualify applicants of certain nationalities.                                                                                                                                                                                        Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% credit of full-time work experience.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:Instructor must demonstrate the following competencies:understanding of the standards of student performance required in college English courses;knowledge of literary genres, periods, history, and criticism;flexibility and innovation in instruction;expertise in curriculum development;appreciation of diversity;facility in interpersonal relationships.          Knoxville News Sentinel. Keywords: Instructor, Location: Knoxville, TN - 37916

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