Adjunct Pool - Education

Employer
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 17, 2022
About Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts:

At MCLA, we're here for all - and focused on each - of our students. As a 2023 Top Ten Public College, classes are taught by educators who care deeply about teaching, and about seeing their students thrive on every level of their lives. Nearly 93% of our graduates land competitive jobs or are accepted by some of the best grad schools in the country. We engage in the most nationally relevant conversations by hosting some of the most celebrated thinkers and speakers on our campus in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, an area known for its mountain ranges, hiking trails, and panoramic views. Our home town of North Adams is brimming with creative energy and the regional economy is booming as a result. In nearly every way possible, the experience at MCLA is designed to elevate you as an individual, a leader, and a communicator, fully empowered to make your impression on the world.


Job Description:

The Education Department at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) invites applications for a part-time instructor to teach undergraduate and/or graduate teacher licensure courses for the Spring 2023 semester.

Potential available courses include those that address the topics of early literacy, special education, and a pre-practicum field-based experience. Courses focused on literacy (including as part of the Reading Specialist licensure program) may be also be available in subsequent semesters, including summer.


Requirements:
  • Masters degree in Education or related field, with experience in a position relevant to the course topic.
  • Undergraduate and/or graduate teaching experience desirable.
  • Experience with the course management system Canvas preferred.

Additional Information:

It is the policy of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine, including booster, is required of all individuals hired by MCLA, to be verified after an offer of employment has been made, and as part of the background check process. Prospective employees may submit a request for exemption based on a religious and/or medical basis, to Human Resources.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that they operate, which extends to admission and employment at MCLA. MCLA is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 ("Title IX") to not discriminate in such a manner. Inquiries about the application of Title IX may be directed to each respective MCLA's Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary of the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, or both.

Christopher Hays
Interim Title IX Coordinator and Equal Opportunity Officer for Employees
Phone: (413) 662-5597
Email: christopher.hays@mcla.edu
Mailing Address: 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA 01247

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights
33 Arch Street, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02119-1424
Telephone: (617) 289-0111; FAX: (617) 289-0150; TDD (877) 521-2172
Email: OCR.Boston@ed.gov


Application Instructions:

Please note that all part-time instructor postings are for adjunct pools. Positions may or may not be immediately available, however whenever openings occur, department chairs will turn to the adjunct pools to fill the openings.

Applicants to these pools will not hear back on their status unless an opening occurs and the department chair decides to interview that candidate to possibly fill the new opening.

Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by 11/15/22.

Questions should be directed via email to the Education Department Chair:

Dr. Nick Stroud

n.stroud@mcla.edu

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