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Adjunct Instructors - College of Liberal Arts, Intensive English Center

St. Cloud State University
Bay City, Michigan
Closing date
Jun 27, 2024

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Position Information

Classification Title Working Title Adjunct Instructors - College of Liberal Arts, Intensive English Center Hire Type Adjunct/PT Faculty Division Academic Affairs Department College of Liberal Arts/School of the Arts Unit English Location SCSU Main Campus, 720 Fourth Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN 56301 FLSA Exempt Full/Part Time Part Time FTE Employment Condition Adjunct Work Shift Varies Work Schedule/Hours/Days


Posting Details

This adjunct position will remain open for 1 year to allow departments' access to candidate pools when there is a need to hire an adjunct to teach a course(s) during defined academic semester(s).

To learn more about the school and department:
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • Department of Intensive English Center

The successful candidate will share St. Cloud State's commitment to our mission, and in particular, the value we place in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as outlined in SCSU's It's Time strategic framework. Notably, we uphold the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion and engage in intentional actions to address systemic inequities throughout the university and surrounding environment. DEI values, practices, and strategies are embedded into the fabric of our institution and campus community, and they align with the priorities expressed in the Minnesota State system's Equity 2030 initiative. SCSU expects all of its employees to help advance these practices and to contribute to the development of an anti-racist, inclusive community.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis. SCSU is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities, women, LGBT, persons with disabilities, and veterans.
  • Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization (IFO) which can be found here.

Salary Minimum Salary Maximum Salary Type Per Credit Bargaining Unit/Plan 209, IFO

The St. Cloud State University Intensive English Center ( and English for Academic Purposes program seek to renew the pool of adjunct instructors available to teach courses in the IEC and/or EAP as needed. Applicants should be able teach English skills in reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary, pronunciation, spelling, culture, and other courses for college aged and adult learners of ESL across various levels of language proficiency from beginning to advanced. Teaching assignments would vary depending on qualifications and departmental needs.

Required Qualifications
  • MA in TESL, Applied Linguistics, or related field
  • Two or more years' experience teaching a variety of English language skills and proficiency levels in a university/college based Intensive English Program and/or ESOL Bridge program
  • Successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants with international English language teaching experience and knowledge of a language other than English.

Other Requirements About

Founded in 1869, St. Cloud State is an award-winning regional public university and proud member of the Minnesota State Universities & Colleges system. The 100-acre campus is about an hour northwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul, along the oak-crowned west bank of the Mississippi River. St. Cloud State students prepare for life, work and citizenship by exploring the world around them and making it better. St. Cloud State employees value active and applied learning, community engagement, sustainability, and global and cultural understanding. These commitments complement more than 200 majors, minors and pre-professional programs, 60 graduate programs and 250 student clubs and organizations. St. Cloud State began as a normal school in 1869 and became St. Cloud State Teachers College in 1921. Bachelor's degrees were first offered in 1925. Master's degrees debuted in 1957. In 1975, the institution became St. Cloud State University. In recent years, the University added applied doctoral programs in Higher Education Administration and Educational Administration and Leadership. A diverse mix of students from Midwestern towns and U.S. metropolitan areas are learning alongside more than 1,000 international students from about 80 nations.

Additional information on St. Cloud State University can be found here.

Why Work For Us

Help people achieve their educational dreams. We are looking for diverse people with passion, who are engaged, serious in the work of helping those who strive and desire a college education to achieve their goals.

Benefits Info

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 23-00070 Number of Vacancies Re-posting Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date 12/19/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Accept Applications Yes Special Instructions Summary Posting Contact Dr. Michael Schwartz, Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

St. Cloud State University is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities, women, LGBT, persons with disabilities and veterans. St. Cloud State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regards to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or status as a U.S. veteran. The Title IX coordinator at SCSU is Chocoletta Simpson. For additional information, contact the Office of Institutional Equity & Access, (320) 308-5123, Admin. Services Bldg. Rm 121.

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