Adjunct, English Composition and/or Integrated Reading and Writing
- Salt Lake Community College
- Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
- Category: Faculty-Liberal Arts-English And Literature
- Posting Date: 06/21/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Position TitleAdjunct, English Composition and/or Integrated Reading and Writing
Open Internally or ExternallyExternal
If faculty, tenure track statusNot Applicable
Reports to (title)Associate Dean
DepartmentEnglish (School of Humanities & Social Sci)-2F3
Position TypeOne Semester Temporary
Job CategoryAdjunct - Variable
Initial Work LocationVaries
Starting Salary$850/Contact Hour
Job Open Date06/18/2021
Job Close Date06/20/2022
Open Until FilledNo
Under general supervision, prepare and teach Introductory and Intermediate English Composition and other English courses as needed. Faculty member may be assigned to any SLCC location.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
1. Follows the English course curriculum outline, prepares and delivers lectures and other classroom activities
2. Keeps accurate classroom records
3. Coordinates Student ADA accommodation requests following college policy and procedures
4. Answers student questions and provides necessary feedback on student progress
5. Supports the English department assessment initiatives
6. Meets College and department deadlines and evaluates student work in a timely manner, including submitting final grades on time
7. Completes all required trainings
8. Demonstrates and supports professional commitment to division, school, and college mission and values
Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
1. Becomes familiar with, and abides by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization
2. Maintains professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators
3. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments
4. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards
5. Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades
6. Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance
7. Informs students of progress-to-date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines
8. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment
9. Prepares and submits incident reports to Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy
10. Maintains professional and collegial behavior
11. Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints, and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1‐2 days)
12. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure
13. Completes all required employee trainings
14. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines
15. Provides ADA accommodations as requested
One-year experience teaching composition at a post-secondary institution
Graduate coursework in writing and reading pedagogy
Masters degree in English, Composition, Writing Theory, TESOL, Reading, Postsecondary Literacy, Adult Education, or a related field.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
1. Expertise in current approaches to composition and English studies
2. Demonstrated fluency in core pedagogies of writing instruction, including but not limited to: developing and supporting writing assignments; responding to student writing; facilitating the work of students in small groups, as well as in whole-class activities; and facilitating collaborative work
3. Expertise and teaching experience in a variety of writing courses, including technical and professional writing
4. Demonstrable proficiency with writing technologies, including but not limited to on-line or technology-enhanced course design and teaching, multi-media, hypertext, and distance education
5. Demonstrated commitment to diversity
6. Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College
7. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities
Please attach additional documents (Resume, copies of credentials or transcripts, etc.) for consideration.
Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
This is a pooled position. The department reviews applications as positions become available.
1) In accordance with SLCC policy, adjunct positions are offered on a semester by semester basis with no guarantee of continued employment.
2) Official transcripts are required for those who are offered employment within in 30 days of hire.
3) In accordance with Board of Regents policy, SLCC’s Human Resources will conduct a criminal background check on instructors if concurrent enrollment (K-12) students are assigned to classes.
Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.