Part-time Communication Studies Instructor
Institution: Clark College
Location: Washington, United States
Category: Faculty - Communications - Media & Communication Studies
Posted: 04/17/2019
Application Due: 00/00/0000
Type: Part Time

Description

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a part-time Communication Studies Instructor. The successful candidates must be flexible and available to fulfill department needs. Department and college service work is expected with the position (as assigned by the Division or college) to support the institutional mission and goals, foremost being student success and retention. Lecture rate is $65.10/hour.

 This part-time position is an ongoing recruitment in which applications are collected year-round. Positions will be filled as program needs arise.

 

Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, Core themes, and objectives of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. Questions regarding the College's Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (360) 992-2105.

Position Responsibilities

Position Duties and Responsibilities



  • Instruct all classes as an expert in the discipline using active learning approaches that both engage and facilitate student learning.





  • Instruct all classes utilizing technology (e.g. learning management systems, web-based simulations or other) as part of their course design (web-enhanced, hybrid or online) to facilitate student learning and success.


  • Work collaboratively with colleagues, local industry, advisory committees, and other educational partners to create unique and sustainable learning opportunities at Clark College.


  • Advise and assist students in educational and career development to attain a two-year degree, certificate or transfer to a four-year college.


  • Participate in decision-making processes by taking part in Department and College committees.


  • Pursue professional development that strives to enhance teaching and learning in the department and College.


  • Work to enhance and support all forms of diversity on a college campus




Qualifications


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS




  • Master's Degree in Communication Studies or related field.


  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.


  • Experience using a variety of teaching and assessment techniques – including the use of technology and active learning strategies that enhance student success.


  • Understanding of and commitment to the mission of community colleges and the kinds of faculty work expected at an open admissions college.


  • Ability and enthusiasm to use teaching methods that engage students and encourage them to be motivated self-learners.


  • Ability to work cooperatively in a variety of department-level activities and willingness to contribute to college-wide projects.


  • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.




PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS




  • Demonstrated effectiveness teaching at the college level


  • Experience using a variety of teaching and assessment techniques, including the use of technology that enhances student success


  • Familiarity with current research in the discipline


  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and members of the campus community


  • Demonstrated participation in academic, professional, and civic activities


  • Excellent classroom teaching and communication skills


  • Demonstrated commitment to student engagement, motivation, and learning




 


Supplemental Information


Required Online Application Materials:




  • Clark College Online Application


  • Letter of application describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position


  • Current résumé




 To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105.

  

 

Condition of Employment:




  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.


  • Completion of academic degrees will also be verified through receipt of official transcripts.




  

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS

Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Questions regarding the College's Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to the Director for Equity and Diversity, Baird Administrative Building, (360) 992-2355.

 

SECURITY

The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on the campus, and crime statistics for the most recent 4-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133.

 

ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

 

CORRECTIONS OR EXTENDED NOTICES

Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.

 

Clark College Human Resources

April 11th, 2019

Application Information
Contact:
Online App. Form: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/clarkcollege/jobs/2419886/part-time-communication-studies-instructor