Dean, Arts and Sciences
Arts and Sciences Education
Full or Part-time:
Provides instruction, outreach, and other professional
contributions aligned with the mission and strategic goals of the
College and the Academic Affairs Unit. Develops, implements, and
maintains currency of courses, programs, and curricula in assigned
program/discipline. Creates an innovative and engaging learning
- Designs and delivers effective instruction as assigned through
traditional, online, and hybrid formats, using course outlines
approved by the College Curriculum Council.
- Advises students within academic discipline (or closely related
field) and holds posted office hours, as required by the faculty
- In collaboration with departmental colleagues, designs/selects
and implements appropriate assessment of student learning at the
course and program level.
- Assists department chair in developing class schedules and
department budget, when appropriate.
- In collaboration with department chair or chair’s designee,
selects and orders course textbooks in a timely fashion.
- Submits contract, grades, and other required paperwork within
- Assists department chair in orienting and mentoring new
full-time and adjunct faculty, as needed.
- Contributes to the College’s governance by serving on
instructional committees, task forces, or other College-wide
workgroups and attends departmental, divisional, and college-wide
- Recommends equipment and software needs to Instructional
- Develops and maintains relationships with appropriate external
constituencies (e.g., area high schools, community agencies,
- Collaborates with instructional administration in conducting
program/discipline area reviews and other continuous improvement
activities in teaching and learning, including periodic curriculum
- Effectively integrates the use of instructional technology in
instruction, when appropriate.
- Remains current in the discipline taught as well as in current
trends in teaching methodologies for their specific
- Participates in graduation exercises.
- Contributes to decision-making in a productive manner.
- Participates, as requested by instructional administration, in
the interviewing and selection process for full-time faculty.
- Maintains the highest ethical standards in relationships with
constituencies, research activities, and business dealings with and
on behalf of the College, per College policy.
18. Performs other duties as assigned.
Under the supervision of the Dean of Arts and Sciences, each
teaching faculty member is responsible for satisfying the
educational, administrative, and fiscal requirements inherent in
his/her position. May supervise part-time faculty, paraprofessional
and/or student employees.
Master’s degree in English or a Master’s degree in a related
discipline and a minimum of 18 hours in English. Teaching
experience required; community college teaching experience,
freshman composition teaching experience, and familiarity with
co-requisite remediation (e.g. ALP) preferred.
OTHER HIGHLY DESIRED QUALITIES:
Commitment to the value of diversity and the free and open exchange
of ideas; technically competent particularly in the area of
instructional technology; ability to design and implement effective
assessment strategies for measuring student learning; knowledgeable
and committed to the mission and purposes of community
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To apply, visit https://lmc.simplehire.com/postings/4019
About Lake Michigan College
Lake Michigan College is a community college in southwest Michigan.
We have three campuses --two of which are located ten minutes from
our namesake’s breathtaking shoreline.
Like other community colleges, we offer associate degrees,
certificates, and even a baccalaureate degree. But what sets us
apart from our peers is our seemingly limitless potential and our
people - people who care deeply about our region’s future and who
are committed to student success and exemplary educational
programs, strong alignments with both established and emerging
industries, and productive partnerships with the
communities we serve
Faculty and staff at LMC enjoy excellent benefits and a supportive
and friendly work environment. LMC recently received a Capital
Outlay grant from the State of Michigan and a new millage from the
southwest Michigan community, so the college’s facilities will be
getting innovative, sustainable upgrades in the next few years that
will contribute to the comfort, productivity and collaborative
environment for all employees.
Living in Southwest Michigan
Southwest Michigan attracts millions of tourists who come for our
and nationally acclaimed golf courses
many who visit, choose to stay for our
great schools, low cost of living, and high quality of
LMC’s main campus is nestled in a watery and wooded wildlife
sanctuary, yet it’s less than a half-day’s drive from major metro
areas including Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, and Indianapolis.