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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that
serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students
each Fall and Spring semester. We embrace our identity as a
community college, as reflected in our mission statement. We
promote student success and community development by providing
affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes,
to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate
applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit
and retain a workforce that:
Commitment to Equity and Inclusion
- Reflects the diversity of our community
- Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching
- Is attracted by the college's mission to promote equitable
access to educational opportunities
- Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to
facilitate success for under-represented populations
- Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with
- Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC
ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure
the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of
historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through
continual strategic community engagement and professional
development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the
college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and
climate for equitable outcomes.
ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body as an open-access and
low-cost institution. Dedicated faculty members are excellent
professors who help students achieve their educational goals and
are sensitive to our students' diverse cultures and socio-economic
backgrounds. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty
Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value
collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and
teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity,
diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.
Job Posting Title:
Instructor, Adult Education
Job Description Summary:
Prepare and teach courses in Career Pathways to a diverse student
population based on the department's approved course learning
outcomes, utilizing a variety of instructional strategies
appropriate to the needs of adult education students and the
standards of the discipline. Classes take place in both morning and
the evening, spanning 8 am to 9 pm.
IMPORTANT NOTE:THIS POSITION IS A 10.5-MONTH (200 work days)
POSITION. THE FY20 SALARY IS ADJUSTED BASED ON THE 10.5 MONTH
CONTRACT ($43,055 MINIMUM - $53,818 MIDPOINT). THE PAY RANGE WILL
BE PRORATED FOR LESS THAN 100% POSITIONS.
Description of Duties and Tasks
1) Instruct adult students of all skill levels in reading, writing
and workforce skills. Provide ESL instruction for ITP and Workforce
2) Establishes clear and understandable student classroom
expectations and communicates these expectations in written form
using a syllabus and in-person during the first week of class.
Maintains and follows through on these same expectations through
the academic period.
3) Assists students in establishing specific and attainable
academic and career goals.
4) Develops and follows structured curriculum related to assigned
workforce program. Areas covered communicated in written form using
5) Participates in the orientation, registration, and advising
6) Develops classroom environment conducive to optimal student
learning: balance of structure and care.
7) Consistent use of interactive teaching methods including
strategies training and differentiated, multisensory activities for
whole class, groups, peer-to-peer, and individuals.
8) Maintains, reports, completes, and turns in (where appropriate)
all student records by posted due dates including: original
in-class sign-in sheets, student testing, electronic attendance,
online registration, grading, and distance learning hours.
9) Completes annual professional development requirements as
10) Participates in required meetings and workshops.
11) Monitors and records student progress using formal and informal
methods. Progress-tests students every academic period using the
CASAS. Administers end of term assessments.
12) Assists with the development and maintenance of departmental
end of term assessments and syllabus shells.
13) Mentoring of new Adult Basic Education CPW hourly
14) Works with Austin Community College Adult Education Community
* Knowledge of various effective teaching techniques.
* Effective classroom and individual communication methods.
* Familiarity with levels and areas within Adult Education.
* Growth mindset (Dweck, 2006) and its application to
* Explicit instruction of various learning strategies including
modeling metacognitive processes.
* General assessment principles and best methods for test
* Able to plan and create relevant lessons that match student
learning needs. Learning needs determined by on-going formal and
* Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and
* Sensitive to student population, and demonstrate effective
communication and interpersonal skills.
* Flexibility to follow policies and procedures as they come
* Ability to instruct using specialized curriculum (i.e., Wilson
Reading, Multisensory Grammar, Making Math Real, Neuhaus).
* Use of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) instruction
* Application of growth mindset (Dweck, 2006) in classroom.
* Ability to maintain an established work schedule, including
evenings and weekends.
* Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal
* Effective organizational and planning skills.
* Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and
*Use various online educational platforms and software.
Required Work Experience
* Two years related work experience.
* Bachelor's degree or higher.
* Valid Texas Driver's License and reliable transportation needed
for local Austin area travel.
* Work is performed in a standard office or classroom
* Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching,
pushing, and pulling.
* Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.
Number of Openings:
Job Posting Close Date:
June 13, 2023 Clery Act
As required by the US Department of Education, employees are
required to report violations under Title IX and, under the Jeanne
Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act
(Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If
this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery
Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for
The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended
to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the
job, nor is it an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities
required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with
business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or
delete portions of this job description at any time, with or
without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties
as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable
accommodations may be made by ACC at its discretion to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the
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