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Part Time German Instructor

Niagara County Community College
Sanborn, New York
Closing date
Jun 25, 2024

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type
Position Information

Position Title Part Time German Instructor Position Category Faculty Position Status FLSA Exempt Advertised Salary $884 per lecture hour/$792 per lab hour. Department Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Working Hours Tuesday & Thursdays 2pm - 3:15pm General Description

Niagara County Community College has a need for a part time instructor to teach German courses within the Humanities & Social Services division. This position will be responsible for teaching students throughout the academic year and will also be responsible for attending meetings as requested.

These classes are typically three lecture hours per week during days and/or evenings. They can be face-to-face, face-to-face enhanced with a Zoom option, asynchronous online, blended synchronous on Zoom, hyflex (face-to-face, synchronous Zoom, and asynchronous online), and hybrid (in-person and online). Regardless of the modality, the selected candidate would need to be available to report in person on campus when needed.

Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2pm - 3:15pm on either the NCCC's main campus in Sanborn, NY, or the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute in Niagara Falls, NY. Applicants must be able to attend in-person meetings, professional development, and other obligations on the Sanborn campus even if teaching online or at NFCI.

Remuneration for persons teaching at least 3 credits in a semester: $884 per lecture hour/$792 per lab hour.

In order to build and maintain an active pool of qualified candidates to meet our present and future needs for this position, Niagara County Community College will accept applications on a continuous basis. Openings may or may not exist at this time. Applications are evaluated on an as-needed basis, and candidates will be contacted when the department has an opening. Candidates who submit their information may or may not be notified as to the status of their application.

Typical Work Activities
  • Teach German courses such as Elementary German I and Elementary German II
  • Attend and participate in meetings as necessary

Essential Functions

Ability to navigate relationships with diverse populations. Ability to speak in front of groups of people. Ability to actively involve and engage students in their own learning. Must be able to effectively communicate with students, co-workers, supervisors and the campus and external community. Must be able to develop, prepare, and present information. Must able to operate computers. Must be able to physically perform the duties of the position.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in German or a Master's Degree in TESOL/Education

Desirable Qualifications
  • PhD, ED, or ABD in Education;
  • 2 years of previous teaching experience;
  • experience teaching college courses, particularly in a community college.

License(s)/Certifications About SUNY Niagara

Our college nurtures and empowers its students and employees in ways that recognize and value our common humanity as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services in an inclusive and welcoming environment. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life of valued stake-holders. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and transparency, and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.

Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 2,849 students (Fall 2023 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 12:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention and connection between students and faculty.

The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the county's three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls.

NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services.

NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

EEO Statement

NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F195P Open Date 07/19/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary

Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:
  • cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
  • resume
  • unofficial transcripts
  • names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references

Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.

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