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Adjunct, English Composition and/or Integrated Reading and Writing

Employer
Salt Lake Community College
Location
Salt Lake City, Utah
Closing date
Jun 23, 2024

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Under general supervision, prepare and teach Introductory and Intermediate English Composition and other English courses as needed. Faculty member may be assigned to any SLCC location.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties
  1. Follows the English course curriculum outline, prepares and delivers lectures and other classroom activities
  2. Uses the published Canvas development shells
  3. Keeps accurate classroom records
  4. Coordinates Student ADA accommodation requests following college policy and procedures
  5. Answers student questions and provides necessary feedback on student progress
  6. Supports the Department of English, Linguistics, and Writing Studies (ELWS) assessment initiatives
  7. Meets College and department deadlines and evaluates student work in a timely manner, including submitting final grades on-time
  8. Completes all required trainings
  9. Demonstrates and supports professional commitment to division, school, and college mission and values

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
  1. Becomes familiar with, and abides by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization
  2. Maintains professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators
  3. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments
  4. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards
  5. Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades
  6. Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance
  7. Informs students of progress-to-date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines
  8. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment
  9. Prepares and submits incident reports to Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy
  10. Maintains professional and collegial behavior
  11. Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints, and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1‐2 business days)
  12. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure
  13. Completes all required employee trainings
  14. Completes the ELWS department orientation annually
  15. Completes the Canvas User Credential within a semester of being hired
  16. Completes the Online Teacher Credential if teaching online classes
  17. Completes the Livestream Teacher Credential if teaching Livestream classes
  18. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines
  19. Provides ADA accommodations as requested

Minimum Qualifications

Masters degree in English, Composition, Writing Theory, TESOL, Reading, Postsecondary Literacy, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

One-year experience teaching composition at a post-secondary institution

Graduate coursework in writing and reading pedagogy

Multilingual

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  1. Expertise in current approaches to composition and English studies
  2. Demonstrated fluency in core pedagogies of writing instruction, including but not limited to: developing and supporting writing assignments; responding to student writing; facilitating the work of students in small groups, as well as in whole-class activities; and facilitating collaborative work
  3. Expertise and teaching experience in a variety of writing courses, including technical and professional writing
  4. Demonstrable proficiency with writing technologies, including but not limited to on-line or technology-enhanced course design and teaching, multi-media, hypertext, and distance education
  5. Demonstrated commitment to diversity
  6. Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College
  7. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties Special Instructions

Please attach additional documents (Resume, copies of credentials or transcripts, etc.) for consideration.

Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Applicants must reside and be present in Utah at the time of hire, and during the semester they are teaching.

This is a pooled position. The department reviews applications as positions become available.
  1. Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States.
  2. In accordance with SLCC policy, adjunct positions are offered on a semester by semester basis with no guarantee of continued employment.
  3. Official transcripts are required for those who are offered employment within 30 days of hire.
  4. In accordance with Board of Regents policy, SLCC's Human Resources will conduct a criminal background check on instructors if concurrent enrollment (K-12) students are assigned to classes.

SLCC Highlights

Salt Lake Community College is Utah's largest open-access college with the most diverse student body in the state. We proudly educate 45,000+ students pursuing degrees in 100+ programs across 8 areas of study, and Utah's fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs consistently welcome SLCC graduates. Every SLCC employee has a hand in transforming students' lives to strengthen its surrounding communities. SLCC employees work at 11 locations across the valley and capital city of Salt Lake with easy access to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, world-class outdoor recreation, sporting events, museums, history, and arts and entertainment.

Salt Lake Community College seeks and values contributions from each community member and welcomes new and diverse perspectives. A respectful work environment is its top priority; academic excellence and lasting transformation come about when diverse voices can speak and collaborate freely. As an emerging HSI, SLCC leads the state with the highest enrollment of students from the Latinx/a/o community. SLCC is committed to serving diverse students and being a model for inclusive and transformative education.

FLSA Exempt SLCC Information

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS").

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

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