Part-Time Instructor - Parallel Studies

Blinn College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 23, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor - Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Requisition Number 2020042F Position Title Part-Time Instructor - Parallel Studies Salary Range Per part time faculty salary schedule DBM Rating n/a Job Type Part Time Job Category Faculty Anticipated Start Date 08/24/2020 Campus Brenham Application Deadline Extended Open Deadline FLSA Status Exempt Security Sensitive? Yes Work Hours

Faculty in this position perform the day-to-day operations of the instructional area of developmental education—reading, writing, integrated reading and writing, learning frameworks, and study skills, having both credentials and teaching experience in one or more of these disciplines.

Part-time faculty members at Blinn College are unranked and have the common title of Instructor.

Essential Duties

• Provides instruction for courses at a variety of times and locations.
• Demonstrates a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence.
• Maintains access to students through posted office hours and electronic communication.
• Prepares and utilizes a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution.
• Maintains current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources.
• Advises students in academic matters.
• Evaluates students’ performance through a variety of means to measure progress and keep them informed in a timely manner.
• Assists in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.
• Provides recommendations to the Academic Dean, Assistant Dean, Department Heads, and Curriculum Resource Team regarding curriculum.
• Demonstrates a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community.
• Submits timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions/departments.
• Exhibits a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities.
• Possesses a passion for teaching community college students.
• Demonstrates effective communication skills, both written and orally.
• Attends college orientation and required institutional meetings.
• Responsible for other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other instructors, staff, administration and students.

Masters degree with at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching field (English, reading, or writing).

Preferred Experience and Training

College teaching experience desirable.

Physical Requirements Required Degree, License or Certifications

Masters degree with 18 graduate hours in teaching discipline (English, reading, or writing).

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. * 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)

  2. * Please describe your most relevant work experience for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Why are you seeking a teaching position at a two-year college?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What is your experience in developing activities and programs that promote the division and increase student retention and success?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * At which campus or campuses (Brenham, Bryan, RELLIS, Sealy, Schulenberg) are you interested in teaching? List all that apply, and rank your preferences. Please note that teaching assignments may be at one or more than one campus location.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * What days of the week and hours of day are you able to work this semester?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * 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)
  8. * If in the previous question you selected 'Advertisement', 'Internet Site', or 'Other', please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Are you legally eligible for employment in the U.S.?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Are you a veteran? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD214 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Are you claiming Veteran's employment preference? (See website for definition:
    • 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. * 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
  15. * To be eligible for employment in the U.S. and at Blinn College, would you need an H-1B visa or any visa sponsorship? If yes, please give details.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 1
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Unofficial Other Transcripts 1
  3. Unofficial Other Transcripts 2
  4. Other Document 1
  5. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 2
  6. DD214 (required for Veteran's or Veteran's preference)
  7. DD1300 (required for orphan's or surviving spouse)

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