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Full Time Faculty - English

Employer
City Colleges of Chicago
Location
The Loop, Illinois
Closing date
Jun 15, 2024

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Job Role
Professor / Lecturer
Job Type
Full-time
TENURE TRACK FACULTY - ENGLISH

MALCOLM X COLLEGE

Malcolm X College is currently seeking a qualified Full-Time Faculty member with a passion for teaching and learning, along with a strong commitment to the missions and ideals of the community college. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using highly effective teaching strategies that meet students' diverse needs and that promote the acquisition and application of knowledge and the development of critical and creative thinking and problem-solving skills; and in addition, engage in and model intellectual curiosity and express passion for their disciplines and for learning in general.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Design courses to meet learning outcomes, and promote students' active participation in their own learning.
  • Create an effective learning environment that fosters students' intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies.
  • Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.
  • Help students reach their academic, personal and career goals and foster a safe environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every student's ability to learn.
  • Contribute to and provide leadership in their academic and professional communities, and promote collaboration and teamwork among members of these communities.
  • Adhere to City Colleges of Chicago code of ethics, Board rules and policies

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master's Degree in English Language & Literature or ESL/TESOL
  • Knowledge of Brightspace Learning Management System, preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with diverse group of staff and students required
  • Experience with a diverse, multi-lingual student population is desired, as is a commitment to the open access mission of the community college

FOR CONSIDERATION:
  • All interested candidates, including current CCC employees, must submit the following documents together for review:
  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial transcripts, a statement of your teaching philosophy and professional letters of recommendation are required at the time of interview. Official transcripts must be provided if hired.
  • A teaching demonstration will be required of selected candidates at a future date.

WE OFFER: Excellent health and welfare benefit package and long-term savings and investment programs including 403(b) & 457(b) Investment Plans and a pension plan with the State University Retirement System (SURS) Plan. Generous vacation, holiday, personal and sick days, and tuition reimbursement. For a more detailed overview of benefits, please visit the benefits page of our website.

Malcolm X College was selected as a Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner! The award is given by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), a membership organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching and leadership at community and technical colleges, and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a leading academic publication.

MXC was recognized for its best-in-class student and staff recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working environments, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunities.

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Thank you for your interest in City Colleges!

This position is represented by the Local 1600 union.

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