Part-Time English and Parallel Studies

Blinn College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 19, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor - Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Requisition Number 2020027F Position Title Part-Time English and Parallel Studies Salary Range per part-time pay schedule DBM Rating n/a Job Type Part Time Job Category Faculty Anticipated Start Date 08/17/2020 Campus Brenham, Schulenburg, Sealy Application Deadline Extended Open Deadline FLSA Status Exempt Security Sensitive? Yes Work Hours

To perform the day-to-day operations of the instructional programs. Teaches courses as scheduled.

Essential Duties

Blinn College expects all faculty members to demonstrate a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence. The essential duties of all faculty are as follows:

Instruction and Classroom Management
• Maintain access to students through office hours and electronic communication.
• Prepare, maintain and utilize an accurate course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution.
• Utilize a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media and educational resources.
• Maintain student participation and attendance in class.
• Conduct classes and final exams punctually and in accordance with the prescribed meeting schedule.

Student Success
• Advise or refer students to available academic support, advising, and counseling services.
• Maintain a positive and professional relationship with students.

Assessment Duties
• Hold sole responsibility to assess students’ performances through a range of formative and summative assessments and provide constructive feedback in a timely manner.
• Assist in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.

Professional Development and Service
• Exhibit a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development opportunities and effective teaching methodologies.
• Actively engage in collegial activities in a professional manner across the department, college, and communities such as departmental meetings, committees, and Blinn College partner collaborations.

Institutional Responsibilities
• Submit timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions.
• Comply with all college policies and procedures.
• Exhibit effective communication skills, both written and oral.
• Attend college orientations, required institutional meetings, and trainings.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

MA with at least 18 graduate hours in English.

Experience in college-level teaching in English and developmental reading or writing.

Experience teaching distant education/online courses.

Preferred Experience and Training

Please provide at least 3 professional references.

Quality Matters training.

Physical Requirements Required Degree, License or Certifications

MA with at least 18 graduate hours in English

Special Notes To Applicants Credentials

The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA LOCAL -X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College’s Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college’s course inventory.

Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master's degree or higher with 18 graduate hours in the teaching field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * The criteria for accreditation adopted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) require that all faculty have 'at least 18 graduate hours in their teaching field(s) and hold a Masters degree or higher. Please list the graduate course title and course number that make up your 18 graduate hours in your teaching field. (Education courses do not satisfy this requirement.).

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Discuss the teaching experience you have, particularly community college experience, that would prepare you for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please list your experience teaching developmental reading and/or writing courses.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Tell us about your ideas for activities, strategies, and processes that, if implemented would promote students success.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Describe your experience teaching online, blended (partial face-to-face and partial online), and live interactive video courses.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Which, if any, of the Quality Matters certifications do you hold?
    • I do not hold any Quality Matters Certifications
    • IYOC - Improving Your Online Course
    • APPQMR - Applying the QM Rubric
  8. * Please explain your involvement with assessment activities.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement (specify in next question below)
    • Blinn employment site
    • Word of Mouth
    • Internet Site (specify in next question below)
    • Indeed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC
    • TACC
    • Other (specify in next question below)
  10. * If in the previous question you selected 'Advertisement', 'Internet Site', or 'Other', please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  11. * Are you a veteran? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD214 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  12. * Are you an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * Are you a veteran’s surviving spouse who has not remarried? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * Are you claiming Veteran's employment preference? (See website for definition:
    • Yes
    • No
  15. * Are you legally eligible for employment in the U.S.?
    • Yes
    • No
  16. * Will you now or in the future require Blinn College to commence (“sponsor”) an immigration case in order to employ you (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration case)? This is sometimes called “sponsorship” for an employment-based visa status.
    • No
    • Yes
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Other Transcripts 1
  4. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 2
  3. Unofficial Other Transcripts 2
  4. Unofficial Other Transcripts 3
  5. DD214 (required for Veteran's or Veteran's preference)
  6. DD1300 (required for orphan's or surviving spouse)

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