Instructor (African American Literature/Composition)
Chattanooga State is an educationally purposeful community where faculty, staff, and students share academic goals and strive for high standards that lead to the attainment of degrees and certificates, meaningful careers, and a committed citizenry of lifelong learners.
We value those who: · consistently act in the best interest of students and the College (who have their priorities right);
· get things accomplished (who execute);
· are transparent (who are direct, truthful, and non-manipulative);
· are positive in outlook (who see the glass as half-full); and
· build constructive workplace relationships (who are team players).
We have an opening for Instructor (African American Literature/Composition) at our Chattanooga State campus!
The role will be responsible for the following:
Instruction: Teach assigned courses; facilitate the classroom instructional process; evaluate students, monitor progress, assign final grades; provide out-of class academic assistance to students; maintain attendance and grade records; counsel and advise students regarding academic preparation and career goals; work to retain students; mentor and orient faculty and staff; maintain required classroom and office hours -Course and Curriculum Development: Select texts, supplemental documents, equipment, supplies, and other learning resources; develop supplemental instructional materials; use current technology in preparation, creation and delivery of instruction; create and revise courses and/or curricula as needed; maintain updated course syllabi -Professional Growth: Remain current within field of assigned instruction, related occupational areas and technologies; acquire, maintain, and apply knowledge of current instructional methodologies and materials; attend scheduled college, divisional, professional development and in-service activities; support related professional organizations by attending meetings and serving as officers; participate in annual faculty evaluation process -Service to Students: Respect rights of students and access to educational opportunities; participate in registration process by advising, assisting students in preparing schedules and entering schedules into Student Information System; assist in recruitment, selection, orientation and evaluation of potential students; assist in formal and informal placement activities for employment and/or transfer to four-year institutions; support student activities -Perform other duties as assignedPosition Requirements:
A Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in English or a related discipline is required.
Candidates with a graduate concentration in African American Literature and previous community college teaching of composition and/or African American Literature are preferred.
Additional consideration will be given to those candidates with online and dual enrollment teaching experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The following documents are required: cover letter, cv, two letters of recommendation, teaching philosophy.
Closing Date: (Must be submitted by 5:00 p.m.
est.) Open Until Filled: Yes
Requisition Number: req3309
About this company
If you would enjoy a challenging job, friendly and helpful colleagues and an outstanding work environment, Chattanooga State Community College is a dynamic and vibrant place to work. As part of one of the nation’s largest systems of public higher education (Tennessee Board of Regents), we're glad you're considering a career with the ChattState.
The value of employment at Chattanooga State goes far beyond salary. As a potential employee, you will enjoy a full range of benefits, services and programs. Total compensation includes annual salary, a generous annual and sick leave program, 13 paid holidays, health and life insurance, retirement, 401(k) and more. Please review Chattanooga State's benefit options.
Location/Region: Chattanooga, TN (37406)