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Instructor, English (Developmental and Composition Focused)

Employer
Laramie County Community College
Location
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Salary
$50,796 - $59,262/annually depending upon experience
Posted Date
Nov 29, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 

A copy of official or unofficial transcripts are required for this position. You can upload transcripts in your applicant profile. A cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position is required. You can upload a cover letter when you create an applicant profile.

  • Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. 
  • Screening will begin ASAP and continue until the position(s) is filled.
  • Start date: August 7th, 2023. 

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, benefited Faculty A, level 1 position. Starting salary range: $50,796 - $59,262/annually, depending upon experience.

  • Educational Benefits for Employees and Dependents
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 15 – 18 Paid Holiday/Closure Days
  • Two Paid Personal Days
  • Healthcare/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Generous Retirement Benefits - 14.62% Employer Paid/4% Employee Paid
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Onsite Childcare Center
  • Professional Development Opprtunities 

Job Summary:  

The Instructor, English (Developmental and Composition Focused) position is responsible for instruction and development of curriculum in the School of Arts and Sciences. As a member of the English team, the person in this position will work closely with other faculty to build a robust curriculum for our students. 

Full-time faculty are offered provisional status upon employment. Full participation in the Faculty Academy is expected throughout the provisional period; faculty are eligible to apply for continuing contract status in their fourth year of full-time employment at LCCC. All LCCC faculty are supported by the Faculty Academy within the Center for Excellence in Teaching.

Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.

For information about Cheyenne http://lccc.wy.edu/about/welcome.

Essential Functions: this position is Exempt, i.e., is not eligible for compensatory or overtime pay provisions of the FLSA.

Teaching and Learning

Employing student-centered teaching practices coupled with the development and use of appropriate and current educational materials to maximize student engagement and success.

This listing of essential duties is not all-inclusive, but representative; other duties may be assigned). 

Competency-Based Design

Applying competency-based design to the development of curriculum. Engaging with colleagues at the course, program, and institutional level with the aim of continuous improvement.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Classroom

Supporting different perspectives and engaging the diversity of students in the classroom toward educational and democratic ends.

Professionalism and Reflection
Serving the institution by collaborating and actively reflecting on responsibilities to positively contribute to one’s discipline, Pathway, the College, and the greater community.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

All LCCC faculty are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the competency areas appropriate to their faculty level as defined in the College’s Administrative Procedure 2.17.1P. In addition, requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position include.

  • Skill in applying the appropriate teaching techniques and methods in classroom and/or online instruction
  • Ability teach course content that is consistent with the official course outline of record and use pertinent course materials at an appropriate level
  • Ability to establish a student-instructor relationship conducive to learning and promote active involvement of students in learning activities
  • Advanced working knowledge and ability with personal computing applications

Physical/Mental Demands:

  • While performing the essential functions of this position a variable work schedule may be required including long workdays, evenings, and weekends as needed
  • There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting, standing, and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor
  • An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to travel when necessary

Education and Experience Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Master’s degree in English, English Education, or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution or Master’s degree and 18 graduate credit hours in English.

All LCCC Faculty are required to meet the minimum faculty qualifications as defined within the College’s Administrative Procedure 2.7P. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree English, English Education, or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Experience with web-based learning management systems
  • Four or more years of composition teaching experience and success with diverse populations (e.g. developmental, at-risk non-traditional, first generation, students with learning and other disabilities).
  • Two or more years of experience teaching developmental and co-requisite courses with a focus on integrated reading and writing

If you are selected for the position, your appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. LCCC reserves the right to end this employment agreement should the results of your background investigation not be successful.

LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS

Equal Opportunity Employer

Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.

The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.

http://lccc.wy.edu/

http://www.lccc.wy.edu/about/humanresources 

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