Part Time Faculty - Arabic Language



General Summary

Highline College is recruiting for part-time faculty positions in the World Language Department for Fall quarter 2021. It is the Department's desire to have all open part-time faculty positions related to this posting filled no later than September 1, 2021.

Essential Tasks

Teaching: Primary assignment will be to teach courses in Arabic (teaching assignment may include evening/weekend, on-line, hybrid, and off-campus sections); advise students in developing and monitoring their academic plans;

Service: Engage in department, division, and college initiatives; participate in shared governance; promote the college's values, and perform other contracted duties (for example, advisory committee participation, community outreach) as required;

Professional Development: Maintain competence in teaching and the discipline through professional development.

Qualifications

At Highline, successful faculty applicants demonstrate the ability to promote:

  • Active, inclusive, and culturally relevant learning environments and curricula that welcome and engage all students, incorporating instructional technologies, as appropriate, to improve student attainment;
  • Cultural responsiveness and a commitment to equity in interactions with students, faculty, staff, and community members who span a diverse range of languages, nationalities and ethnicities, socio-economic levels, identities, and educational experiences;
  • Collaborative approaches to day-to-day activities, to the development of innovations and new initiatives, and, when necessary, to problem-solving;
  • Self-reflective practice in teaching and learning, assessment, leadership, professional development, and service.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors Degree in Teaching Arabic or related studies; OR
  • Experience teaching introductory courses in Arabic; AND
  • Evidence of language proficiency in Arabic.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Masters in Teaching Arabic or related degree;
  • Community college teaching experience;
  • Experience/interest in teaching diversity and globalism courses relevant to Arabic studies;
  • Significant experience working in multicultural/diverse environment.


Supplemental Information

ABOUT HIGHLINE COLLEGE
Founded in 1961, Highline College is situated in a diverse community just 15 minutes south of Seattle. The college annually serves more than 16,500 students –– a student population of over 70% students of color, representing 35 nations and more than 100 languages. The college embraces equity, inclusion and social justice, with core goals of student attainment, diversity, community Engagement and sustainability. The student body at Highline College is made up of Transfer students, Running Start students, Professional-Technical students, International students, Comprehensive Transition Program for students with intellectual disabilities, Adult Basic Education and English Language Learners. In addition, we offer six bachelor of applied science, four-year degrees.

MISSION AND VISION
As an essential part of our mission and vision , diversity, equity and inclusion are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life.

NEED HELP?
Should you have any difficulties uploading your documents or navigating the application process, please contact NEOGOV Technical Support at 1-855-524-5627, Monday - Friday 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM Pacific Time.

HIGHLINE COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Highline College is an equal opportunity employer. The College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our faculty and staff, as well as our student population. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientations, and gender identity diversity. We strongly encourage applicants to apply without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legal protected status.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS
The College complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicants needing accommodations in the application process in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources office at (206) 592-3812. Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may dial 711 to place a call through Washington Relay, the state's free telecommunication access service.

Highline College complies with Title IX regulations. For details on our policies, see our website https://humanresources.highline.edu/faculty-and-staff/policies/title-ix/

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Your online application must include the following four attachments to be considered complete:
  1. A detailed resume that addresses the MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS of the position.
  2. A letter of application (two-page maximum, recommended) that addresses your ability to meet the FACULTY-WIDE SKILLS AND ABILITIES for appointment and, to the extent applicable, the DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS of the position.
  3. Unofficial copies of all college and university transcripts (official transcripts required prior to hire for the successful candidate). International transcripts must include a foreign transcript evaluation. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process; official transcripts required prior to hire.
  4. A list of at least two professional references with names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses. Letters of recommendation will not be accepted in lieu of a list of professional references.


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