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Faculty, English

Employer
Prince George's Community College
Location
Largo, Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 10, 2024

Job Details

Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Information

Position Title

Faculty, English

Position Type

Faculty

Department

English

FLSA

Exempt

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time

Grade

...

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary Commensurate with Experience and Education

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Tenure Track

Regular or Temporary

Regular

Job Description Summary

Applications received by Friday, April 26, 2024, will receive first consideration.

Responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom. The instructor must remain current in the discipline area and continually explore teaching methods and strategies to engage learners, organize and plan instructional content that accommodates diverse learning styles, and devise appropriate assessment tools that monitor student learning outcomes. The instructor is also responsible for participating in related activities to include professional development, academic advising, curriculum design, and other activities that contribute to the department, division, and College. The instructor performs all other duties as directed by the Department Chair, Division Dean, or the President or designee.

Prince George’s Community College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in English, beginning in Fall 2024. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to high-quality undergraduate education. Preference will be given to candidates with degrees in composition and rhetoric, as well with experience teaching developmental co-requisite composition courses and with experience teaching at the college level.

Continuing Tenure Track: Faculty hired on 2-year conditional track, upon successful performance and evaluation, the hires may continue towards tenure track, and is renewable each year for two years.

Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Master’s degree in English, or equivalent with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in English.
  • One year full-time, or equivalent part-time teaching experience at the college or high school level in composition and/or business/technical writing.

*Satisfactory completion of 30 semester hours or more of relevant academic study in an accredited doctoral program may, at the discretion of the Vice President, be determined to meet this requirement.

Criteria

CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. A Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
  • Plan, organize, and teach curriculum content in conjunction with course outcomes.
  • Using applicable technology and andragogical principles, teach course content via an appropriate delivery format (may include face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote instruction).
  • Complete mandated institutional trainings and professional development as required.
  • Follow department and division requirements for preparing a course syllabus.
  • Facilitate appropriate instructional activities that promote student engagement and learning.
  • Evaluate student performance using assessment tools as directed by the department; inform students in a timely manner of their progress.
  • Create and administer assessments that monitor student progress; provide timely student feedback.
  • Provide an orientation at the first- class meeting to include (as applicable) an overview of the course syllabus, an outline of course objectives, course requirements, attendance policy, grading system, textbook(s), and supplemental materials.
  • Notify students of key dates and course adjustments.
  • Comply with attendance and grading requirements as established for the course (may include maintaining an up-to-date electronic grade book, and entering final grades by the established due date).
  • Maintain accurate class records; submit required class records by the established due date.
  • Participate in departmental evaluation and course assessment processes as directed.
  • Follow department and division requirements for maintaining office hours, advising students, and referring students to appropriate resources.
  • Respond to student emails and phone calls within 48 hours with the exception of weekends and holidays. Maintain regular communication with students. Use the assigned PGCC email for communication with the department and with students.
  • Submit annual program budgets to the Division Chair and work closely with the appropriate Division Chair on the development of annual division budgets for approval by the Dean of Instruction.
  • Attend all required meetings.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Mastery of course content.
  • Ability to provide service to diverse populations using a student-centered approach.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty and staff.
  • Ability to plan, deliver and assess effective instruction.
  • Ability to teach in face to face, remote and online modalities, as needed.
  • Ability to effectively use instructional technology (Internet, instructional software, learning management system, videoconferencing, etc.).
  • Critical thinking, organization, and conflict management skills.
  • Research skills (where appropriate).
  • Time management, planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Problem-solving and analytical ability.
  • Ability to teach in non-traditional formats (online, remote, hybrid) and settings (off-campus, weekends, evenings and accelerated).
  • Ability to perform a range of physical positions and mobile conditions including but not limited to occasionally moving materials 5-25 pounds.
Job Requirements

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. Some climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions maybe required. Occasionally the ability to physically move and lift materials 5-25 pounds maybe required.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
  • Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  • As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  • A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.

ACCOMMODATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential job duty. Prince George’s Community College provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. Accommodation determinations are made on a case-by-case basis. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact the ECT department.

Is Background Check Required?

Yes

Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?

No

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

PGCC212911/12

Open Date

04/10/2024

Close Date

05/09/2024

Open Until Filled

No

Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application Status: you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree in English, or equivalent with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in English?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have one year full-time, or equivalent part-time teaching experience at the college or high school level in composition and/or business/technical writing?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you now or in the future require visa sponsorship to continue working in the United States? As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, candidates must present acceptable documentation showing that they are a U.S. Citizen or a resident authorized to work in the U.S.
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Other


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