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Instructor, Concurrent Enrollment, English

Front Range Community College
Mead, Colorado
Closing date
Jun 25, 2024

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Who We AreWith three campuses along Colorado's Front Range, Front Range Community College (FRCC) is the state's largest community college. We enroll close to 28,000 students annually from our diverse service area, which offers a variety of cultural and recreational activities. Each year approximately 5,000 FRCC students transfer to four-year universities. FRCC offers more than 36 career training programs that prepare students for immediate employment and rewarding careers. Last year, more than 5,000 high school students took concurrent enrollment classes with us, earning college credit without having to pay college tuition. And we were recently ranked as one of the "Top Online Colleges" in the country by Newsweek. One of FRCC's main goals is to offer educational excellence for everyone. The College's strong commitment to student success means we start by creating an inclusive and equitable environment-one where both students and employees feel they belong and are supported. FRCC's focus on diversity, equity and inclusion is woven into the fabric of our college conversations and decision-making processes. We are actively seeking to hire a workforce that reflects the diversity of our student body. The College is also an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution. For us, becoming an HSI is an intentional commitment to being a college where our Latinx (and other historically marginalized) students thrive. FRCC employees and leaders work hard to create a culture of collaboration, innovation and pride. We're looking to hire people who share these values-along with our commitment to student success, equity and excellence.Who You AreAs a part-time instructor in the English Department, you provide instruction in all levels, including developmental and/or transfer levels. Course assignments will be made based on experience. You work individually, as well as in collaboration with colleagues, to develop innovative curriculum which meets the needs of our diverse population of students. Student retention and success is your top priority. You will utilize technology and effective teaching strategies to develop students' critical thinking skills.You may be asked to teach at different times, locations and modalities to meet the needs of the College.SELECTION PROCESS: This is an open applicant pool. Applicants will be contacted based on the needs of the College. Preliminary screening will be made on the basis of completed application package submitted by candidate. Completed application package includes: A resume; A letter of interest; A copy of official transcripts; A one-page statement of your teaching philosophy; and A list of courses and the semesters you have taught.Please note: This is an on-campus position with the opportunity for hybrid remote opportunities. All qualified candidates will remain in a talent pool for future consideration and need to be residents of Colorado by the first day of employment.SALARY: The pay range for Part-Time Instructors varies, depending on the type of course, the contact ratio and contact hours. Please refer to our Part-Time Instructor Pay Matrix for detailed information. BENEFITS: Part-Time Instructors will have their hours measured on an annual basis to determine eligibility to enroll in medical health insurance only for the following benefit period. (See: Instructor & Variable Hour Employee Benefit Information). Qualifications REQUIRED EDUCATION/TRAINING & WORK EXPERIENCE:Master's degree in one of several related degrees listed below.Also allowed, a Master's degree in any field, plus 18 graduate credits in one of the related degrees listed below. Related Degrees/Disciplines: Degree title might be listed as master's of Arts, Master's of Science, Master's of Education, Master's of Fine Arts, Master's of Liberal Studies, or a Master's of Teaching in any of the following disciplines -- English (any; for example, English, English Composition, English Education, English as a Second Language), Literacy, Rhetoric, Composition, Communication, Education, English Education, Teaching (English), Teaching (Reading), Adult Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (e.g. ELL, ESL, TESOL, TOEFL, etc.), Creative Writing, Literature (any, e.g. Comparative Literature, English Literature, American Literature), Writing (also Technical Writing), Journalism, Reading, Linguistics, Language, Liberal Studies, Liberal Arts.Welcoming. Respectful. Inclusive. Together, we are FRCC.

Part-Time InstructorsPart-Time Instructors are eligible for sick leave. You will earn 1 hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked. To learn more about sick leave, please visit System Procedure 3-60b.RetirementFRCC employees contribute to Colorado PERA, which provides retirement and other benefits to employees of more than 500 government agencies and public entities in the state of Colorado. PERA is the 21st largest public pension plan in the United States and is a substitute for Social Security; FRCC employees do not contribute to Social Security. PERA eligible employees are required to contribute a fixed percentage of their salary to the pension. Student employees are not eligible to participate in PERA.FRCC and the State of Colorado also offer three tax-deferred supplemental investment plans, including 401(k), 403(b) and 457 plans.Employee Assistance ProgramOur employee assistance program (EAP) services are available to you and your household members at no cost through the Colorado State Employee Assistance Program (C-SEAP). These confidential services offered to support the wellbeing of both you and your family members include counseling, professional coaching, webinars, mediation, financial assistance, and more. For more information, please visit .BenefitHubAs a State of Colorado employee, you will have access to the BenefitHub website where you will find a variety of local and national discounts.Medical InsuranceVariable hour employees will have their hours measured on an annual basis to determin elibility to enroll in medical health insurance. To learn more, please visit CCCS Employee Benefits and read this year's Instructor & Variable Hour Employee Benefit Information.