Faculty Fellow Speech Instructor
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Job Posting Date:
June 9, 2021
$62,000 - $82,000
School of Arts & Sciences
The School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Madison
College invites applications for the position of Faculty Fellow
. We are seeking motivated and engaged
candidates who share a willingness to collaborate with other
faculty members, students, and the community at large. The ideal
candidate will demonstrate a commitment to the field and to
teaching that will enable him or her to be a visionary and
innovative member of the program.
Madison College's Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Faculty
Fellowship program is an important part of the College's focus on
diversity and inclusion, which seeks to better reflect the
increasing diversity of its student body and the surrounding
community in its faculty workforce. The program does this by
advancing the careers of individuals from groups in U.S. society
that have been historically underrepresented in the academic
Qualified candidates who bring diversity in gender identity, race,
or language are encouraged to apply.
The Faculty Fellow will teach classes in their field of expertise
and fully engage as members of the faculty community. During the
fellowship, the selected fellow will be assigned a mentor, have
access to professional development opportunities, and will be
provided support to develop the expertise in teaching. Upon
successful completion of the three-year fellowship, fellows are
direct appointed to a full-time regular faculty position.
Madison College's dedication to promoting equity, inclusion and
diversity is reflected in our Mission, Vision, and Values. Hiring
an inclusive workforce that mirrors our student population is more
than just a commitment at Madison College—it is the foundation of
what we are striving to do. Come be part of our great team!
Work-life balance is an important element of Madison College.
Flexible work hours and scheduling allow faculty to enjoy their
lives outside of work. Full-time faculty work a nine-month contract
for the academic year (Fall and Spring semesters), and teaching
summer courses is optional, with additional pay. Most importantly,
you will play a major part in influencing and maintaining the
College's mission, vision, and values.
This position will be open until filled, with a first review
date of July 11th, 2021, at 11:59 pm. After this date, the
recruitment may close without further notice. Interested applicants
are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Our goal is to conduct phone screen interviews starting late
July/early August, first round interviews mid-August and second
round interviews the first two weeks of September, with an offer
out after the completion of the interview process for a January
3rd, 2022, start.
This position is responsible for instruction in Speech at the
college level. This includes developing a relevant and progressive
curriculum, designing and implementing effective learning
strategies and environments, utilizing innovative teaching
techniques and technology, delivering instruction of high quality,
assessing student learning, advising students, and participating in
college service activities at the department, school and college
This position reports to the Dean of the School of Arts,
Humanities, and Social Sciences.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Facilitate student learning by developing appropriate
instructional strategies to fit students' needs and support student
engagement. Continually revise curriculum to improve student
- Evaluate student performance and provide regular feedback in
courses taught by the instructor.
- Contribute to student success and retention by advising
students with course selection, career concerns, internships, and
- Serve as an advocate for students and engages in activities
that help students achieve their goals such as writing letters of
recommendations, and/or helping students link with internships,
service learning, job shadowing and other forms of networking.
- Provide support to the program, the school, and the college by
attending and engaging in events and meetings and participating
fully within the team environment.
- Continually revise curriculum to improve student learning.
- Continually improve teaching through professional development
activities and the integration of new techniques and technology.
This includes the development and implementation of individualized
professional development plan.
- Maintain a commitment to the college mission, vision and
values. Comply with college policies, directives, work rules, and
Faculty Responsibilities. Engages positively with colleagues,
handles conflict directly and professionally, contributes to team
discussions, collaborates and helps colleagues, assumes the best
from colleagues, provides and accepts constructive feedback,
follows through on commitments, and supports final decisions that
- Skilled in communicating effectively and professionally, both
orally and in writing.
- Demonstrated skill in communications and human relations with
populations of diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds and
persons with disabilities.
- Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning.
This includes, but is not limited to, knowledge/experience with
current educational methods/strategies such as learner-centered
instruction, active learning, assessment, evaluation, collaborative
techniques, and strategies aimed at closing the achievement gaps
across race, gender, class, and disability.
- Desire and ability to teach courses at both the collegiate
transfer and technical/occupational program levels.
- Ability to communicate complex and difficult concepts and ideas
to students with varied backgrounds and levels of
- Ability to learn new and emerging technologies and incorporate
them into the classroom and curriculum.
- Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues on course and
program promotion, direction and innovation.
Master's Degree in Speech / Communications or a related field (with
at least 18 graduate credits in Speech/Communications) as
appropriate for teaching college-level public speaking and
One year of teaching experience is required. Consideration will be
given to graduate teaching assistant experience, or similar.
Experience with or willingness to learn different modes of
instruction (online, hybrid, Classroom Live, and modes of the
Experience teaching utilizing an online Learning Management System,
such as Blackboard.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES (Required):
- A completed official Madison College online application
- A current resume
- A cover letter detailing qualifications as they relate to the
position summary and essential duties
- Unofficial transcripts
*Failure to include these documents by the first consideration
date will RESULT IN THE DISQUALIFICATION OF YOUR
Position finalists will be required to present a
teaching demonstration and provide related curriculum materials for
the screening committee. Verification of Employment and your
official degree transcripts will be required if hired.
If you are experiencing application issues please contact the HR
hotline, (608) 246-6900.
Madison Area Technical College does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in
its programs or activities. Madison College will not
tolerate racism or harassment of any kind. We will provide an
educational environment that preserves the safety and dignity of
our students, staff and faculty
. The following person has
been designated to handle inquiries regarding the
non-discrimination policies: Rosemary Buschhaus, J.D., SPHR,
SHRM-SCP, Vice President, Human Resources
Wright St Madison, WI 53704 (608) 246-6900
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