Instructor, English/Developmental Writing

Location
Iowa, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Nov 12, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

JOB SUMMARY: Provides competency-based quality instruction in accordance with the stated philosophy and objectives of the College in classroom, lab and clinical settings. Assignment may include evening or off-campus teaching, individualized and/or competency-based instruction and/or online/distance learning.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Teaches assigned courses in accordance with course competencies and syllabi. Develops and/or utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, techniques and delivery methods designed to meet the individual learning styles of students. Fosters a safe and civil learning environment. Develops and maintains current course syllabi and outlines; prepares lecture/lab and class materials. Informs students about course requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance policies. Works collegially in an academic environment; participates in College and program projects, events, and committee work, including advisory committee activities and advising student organizations. Monitors, evaluates, and documents student attendance, progress and competency attainment; submits related reports as required. Maintains established office hours and is otherwise available to assist students outside of the classroom. Participates in the ongoing development and revision of curriculum and course materials and competencies, and in the selection of textbooks and other instructional materials/equipment. Advises students regarding their academic needs and refers them for additional assistance as needed. Promotes the College and the program and assists in recruiting and marketing the program to prospective students. Participates in professional development activities and stays current in his/her field.

REQUIRED FUNCTIONS: Master’s degree in English or Literature or any Master’s with 18 graduate semester credits in English and/or Literature. Ability to function effectively in a team environment. Demonstrated effectiveness working with populations having diverse values, and/or coming from varied cultures and backgrounds.

DESIRED FUNCTIONS: Ph.D. in English. Post-secondary and/or community college teaching experience. Experience teaching a wide variety of developmental writing and composition courses. Ability to use and apply alternative instructional delivery systems to enhance learning. Experience in curriculum development. Experience in learning assessment. Demonstrated leadership and experience inside or outside of your academic environment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Constant:
• Sit
Frequent:
• Stand
Occasional:
• Lift Knuckle to Waist 20 lbs
• Lift Floor to Waist < 10 lbs
• Carry 20 lbs
• Push/pull horizontal < 20 lbs
• Push/pull vertical < 5 lbs up to 84 in
• Lateral Pinch
• Forward & Overhead Reach
• Crouch
• Neck Flexion, Extension & Rotation
• Fine Motor Coordination
• Hand & Foot Coordination
• Walk

A mobility accommodation is accepted where applicable, but may not be supported by all DMACC campus facilities and/or employee classifications.

PHYSICAL DEMAND CATEGORY: Light

 

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