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English Instructor
Summary
Title:English Instructor
ID:1146
Department:Arts and Sciences
Job Type:Full-Time
Description
English Instructor needed at Carteret Community College.  Minimum qualifications:   Master’s degree in English.  Consideration will also be given those with a Master’s degree in a related field plus 18 graduate hours in English. Candidates should have at least two years of experience teaching college-level English, as well as experience using the Moodle learning management system.  Teaching assignments include developmental and college level English courses in the day or evening in the classroom and online.  Knowledge, skills, and abilities:  the ability to develop and teach writing and literature courses; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, community groups, and others; the ability to work independently and meet work deadlines; the ability to communicate effectively; the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.  Permanent, full-time ten-month position with salary range:  $4,338 to $4,534 monthly.  Apply online at www.carteret.edu.  Transcripts must be submitted for employment consideration.  Deadline for applying is April 4, 2014.  
Position Start Date is August 1, 2014.  Contingent Upon Budget Approval 
 
 
English Instructor
Statement of Primary Purpose
An instructor will conduct college courses for undergraduate students by performing the following duties.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Teaching and Learning:
  • Assume responsibility for teaching assignments including College Preparation and College Transfer English classes as recommended by the curriculum area coordinator and approved by the division director.
  • Facilitate the learning process by designing and implementing instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful.
  • Adhere to the departmental course guidelines and ensure that content covers SACS-approved competencies.
  • Assume responsibility for maintaining all required college records including attendance and grade reports, roll books, learning outcomes, etc.
  • Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments where applicable.
  • Evaluate student performance using methods appropriate to the course.
  • Use Moodle.
 
Curriculum Development:
  • Maintain, review, and update course descriptions, objectives, and outlines for courses of instruction and develop new courses of study as necessary.
  • Make recommendations to curriculum area coordinator for selection of supplies, equipment, equipment repairs, textbooks for courses of study, and the scheduling of classroom and laboratory facilities.
  • Participate in departmental activities relative to revising and updating the program(s) in the area of expertise.
  • Assist with the development of new programs in the area of expertise.
  • Develop and teach traditional, web enhanced, hybrid and online classes.
 
Advising:
  • Provide assistance to advisees.
  • Participate in department, division and college-wide advising activities.
  • Learn and maintain proficiency with program requirements of assigned advisees.
  • Use the computer and the college’s student information system to assist advisees.
  • Follow up on all assigned advisees.
  • Attend training sessions relative to advising.
 
Professional Development:
  • Develop a professional development plan that is approved by the curriculum area coordinator and then the division director and participate in those activities that achieve approved professional development activities.
  • Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for position.
  • Keep abreast of current technology.
  • Attend workshops, conferences, and professional meetings.
  • Participate in on-campus professional development activities.
 
Institutional Service:
  • Adhere to all institutional policies and procedures.
  • Attend all required department, division, and college-wide meetings.
  • Serve on committees as required.
  • Participate in college-wide activities.
 
Community Relations:
  • Maintain contact with specialized vocations where applicable.
  • Be alert to public relations opportunities and use these to promote the college and the department.
  • Assist in planning and conducting advisory committee meetings.
 
 
Minimum Qualifications
Education A Master’s degree in English is required for those teaching courses that transfer to the NC University System. Consideration will also be given those with a Master’s degree in a related field plus 18 graduate hours in English.
Knowledge and Skills Teaching and administrative experience leading to this level of responsibility. Community college teaching experience is preferred. Demonstration of skills in the areas of: communication, organization, and managing multiple priorities; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, community groups, and others; and demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team environment. Knowledge of Moodle is preferred.
Physical Demands  
Licensing Requirement  
Working Conditions and Environment (i.e., necessary travel, unusual work hours, unusual environmental conditions, etc.)
Ability to accommodate a flexible working schedule – day and evening classes. Limited travel within service area. Teaching online required.
Equipment Operation
This position requires the ability to operate computers, projectors and equipment used in teaching.
This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position.  Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisory personnel.  The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.
 
 
 
Affirmative Action Statement
Carteret Community College shall offer equal opportunity to its employees, applicants for employment, and students without regard to handicap, race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, sex or age (except where age or sex is a bonafide occupational qualification).  Applicants will be judged solely on the basis of meeting the requirements of the position
 
 
 
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Morehead City, NC 28557

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