Highlands University is an open admissions university with over 70%
Hispanic, Native American or African American with nearly 40%
studying at the Master’s Degree level. The university is committed
to student success and improved retention and graduation rates.
NMHU serves approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students
at the main campus in Las Vegas, NM (one hour east of Santa Fe) and
another 1300 students at centers in Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, and
Albuquerque. For more information about the university, visit the
website at www.nmhu.edu.
Adjunct Spanish Faculty
New Mexico Highlands University ( NMHU ) is offering a per-course
faculty faculty position in Spanish in the Department of Languages
and Culture Studies.
The Department presently offers studies in American Sign Language,
a minor in Native American/Hispano Cultural Studies and
undergraduate degrees and minors in Spanish. We are interested in
building a high quality applied modern language and culture program
with a focus on bilingual and bi-literacy workplace skills leading
to career opportunities, particularly for heritage language
students, in language revitalization and in cultural studies
Duties and Responsibilities
Conduct class, meet with students, develop syllabi and course
MA degree in Spanish/Bilingual Ed or combination teaching
experience and Masters level work.
Ph.D, or ABD in Spanish, Bilingual Education, demonstrated
experience in teaching Spanish heritage language learners as a
Spanish teacher in k-12 or higher ed.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Bilingual—Spanish/English, able to troubleshoot technology, able to
use Zoom, BrightSpace or similar LMS /technology platforms.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Open Date
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
A complete application must include 1) A letter of application, 2)
Curriculum Vitae, and 3) Unofficial copies of advanced degree
transcripts,. Online application must include names, phone numbers,
and e‐mail addresses of three (3) professional references. Official
transcripts might be requested upon acceptance of the on-campus
interview. For more detailed information regarding the position you
may contact: Dra. Norma A. Valenzuela at email@example.com. For
disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or TDD 505-454-3003.
New Mexico Highlands University is an EEO Employer.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- Public Job Posting
- Internal Job Posting
- Agency Referral
- Personal Referral
- * What is the highest level of education attained?
- High School Diploma
- Associates Degree
- Bachelors Degree
- Masters Degree
- Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
- Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree