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Pooled Adjunct Center for Student Success - Summer 2023

The College of New Jersey
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 20, 2023

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The Office of Enrollment Management is seeking candidates for the Summer Writing Instructor role.

Through the O.M.I.C. (Opportunity Meets Innovation Challenge) grant and our I.D.E.A. (Increasing Dual Enrollment Access) Project, The College of New Jersey invites you to apply to participate in our Summer Bridge Program.

The Summer Bridge Program as part of our I.D.E.A. grant, is designed to introduce students from Trenton Central High School, Ewing High School and Willingboro High School, to the demands of college level coursework. The program will take place on the beautiful tree-lined suburban campus of the College during the month of July.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Develop a six-session experience that provides students with access to college level reading and writing. Activities may include:
    • Meeting with other Summer Bridge Writing Instructors in the Spring ‘23 semester
    • Developing prompts
    • Identifying appropriate activities with the TCNJ Library
    • Identifying the need for support from the Tutoring Center
  • Participate in a Summer Bridge Orientation
  • Participate in an End-of Program celebration
  • Provide instruction and feedback to students in a timely manner
  • Provide in-person Writing Instruction during the Summer Bridge program as follows:
    • Tuesday, July 11 10:15 - 11:45
    • Wednesday, July 12 10:15 - 11:45
    • Thursday, July 13 10:15-11:45
    • Tuesday, July 18 10:15-11:45
    • Wednesday, July 19 10:15 - 11:45
    • Thursday, July 20 10:15 - 11:45
    • Tuesday, July 25 10:15-11:45
    • Wednesday, July 26 10:15 - 11:45
    • Thursday, July 27 10:15-11:45 (+ celebration)
  • Provide support as needed with library and/or tutoring activities
  • Must have experience as a Writing Instructor at TCNJ
  • Must collaborate with other TCNJ faculty members
  • Interest in early college opportunities for high school students
  • Experience with teaching high school students
  • Experience with teaching writing at the college level
  • Energetic and positive attitude
About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.

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