Part Time Faculty Interest Pool - Writing (Rock Creek)

Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 23, 2019
Employment Type
Part Time
Part Time Faculty Interest Pool - Writing (Rock Creek)

Requisition ID req151 Academic Department Composition and Literature Campus Rock Creek Campus - 17705 NW Springville Rd., Portland, OR Position Summary

Portland Community College is accepting applications to be considered for Part-Time Faculty assignments in Writing at the Rock Creek Campus. The department will review new applications on a monthly basis. Current anticipated needs are experienced instructors in Composition, First-year Writing and Creative Writing. These courses include WR 115, WR 121, WR 121 and WR 227.

This is NOT an announcement of a specific open position, but a Part-time Faculty Interest Pool, from which the department will identify applicants based on course assignment needs during the Academic Year. Your application may be considered for substitute assignments as well as full term class assignments.

Learn more about our program here https://www.pcc.edu/programs/writing/

Please also review the PCC Course Catalog for this subject area. As part of this application, you will be asked to list the current PCC courses which you would be able to teach.

The Rock Creek Campus serves many students from neighboring Washington County , the second most populated county in the state, with over 500,000 residents. Washington County is home to an increasingly diverse population, having the highest percentage of Asians (10%) and Latinos (17%), including cities with thriving and growing Latino communities, such as Hillsboro and Forest Grove (each 24% Latino).

Our composition classes represent a diverse population as well: Latino (16%), Asian (7%), multi-racial (6%), African American (4%), and foreign nationals (2%).

If this sounds like a learning community that you would like to be a part of, and an important role that you would like to play at PCC, please complete your application today to be considered.

Candidate Profile

Instructor Qualifications

  • MFA, MA or PhD in English, Literature, or Rhetoric/Composition
  • Have taught at least four college-level composition classes or have equivalent college classroom experience through a mentoring or internship program.


OR

  • MA or PhD in an interdisciplinary field
  • Minimum of 30 graduate quarter credit-hours in one or a combination of English, Literature, or Rhetoric/Composition
  • Have taught at least four college-level composition classes or have equivalent college classroom experience through a mentoring or internship program.


Note Regarding Academic Credentials:

  • Official transcripts are required to be submitted within 2 weeks of offer date for degrees required in the stated Instructor Qualifications.
  • Instructors shall have earned required academic credentials at a regionally accredited US institution or a foreign institution having the equivalent of regional accreditation. Instructors with credentials from other countries will have their transcripts evaluated by agencies that have good standing with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services to establish fulfillment of this standard. (for more information see http://www.pcc.edu/hr/employment/faculty-information.html )
  • For more information on PCC's General Instructor Qualifications Policy I301 visit:
    http://catalog.pcc.edu/handbook/i301-instructorqualifications/


These positions are included in the bargaining agreement between Portland Community College and the Portland Community College Faculty Federation Employees.

See the PCC Instructor Qualifications webpage for more information.

Part-Time Faculty Compensation

2019/2020 Hourly Rates:

  • Lecture $61.15/hour
  • Lab $45.25/hour
  • Lecture/Lab $49.23/hour


Note: All newly hired Part-time Faculty will start at Step 1

View the current PCC Part-time Faculty Pay Schedule

PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs. Benefits are pro-rated for part-time employees.

Part-time faculty health insurance eligibility is based on workload during the previous academic year. Once eligible, available insurance plans include Health, Dental, and Vision options, as well as Long-term Care.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. Part-time faculty may be eligible for PERS/OPSRP if they meet the requirement of six months of employment and are working 600 hours or more per year. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children under 24 years of age, as well as tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.

Paid Leave:

- 2 hours sick leave per pay period, up to 32 hours per year; a maximum of 8 hours of accrued sick leave per academic year may be used for personal reasons.

View a complete list of PCC benefits .

Background Check Required Yes

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly.

For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA


Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

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