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Adjunct Faculty, ESL

Employer
Salt Lake Community College
Location
Salt Lake City, Utah
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Teach any of the six levels (Beginning I to Advanced II) of English as a Second Language with an emphasis on academic reading and writing and oral communication skills. Courses are offered at South City Campus, Taylorsville Redwood Campus, West Valley Center, and Herriman Annex. Courses may be taught during daytime or evening hours.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties
  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 days)
  12. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure
  13. Completes all required employee trainings
  14. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines
  15. Provides ADA accommodations as requested

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued Minimum Qualifications
  1. Master's degree in TESOL or closely related degree
  2. TESOL Certification
  3. Experience teaching adults from beginning to advanced ESL
  4. Experience with curriculum development in post-secondary setting

Preferred Qualifications

College level teaching experience and/or relevant work experience

Experience in teaching academic ESL courses at an accredited institution of higher education

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Following department curriculum and instruction, must be able to teach English to adults whose first language is not English.

Ability to assess and evaluate student effort and provide feedback.

Ability to record student work in timely manner.

Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College. The 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

This is a pooled position. The department reviews applications as positions become available. *

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.

1) In accordance with SLCC policy, adjunct positions are offered on a semester by semester basis with no guarantee of continued employment.

2) Official transcripts are required for those who are offered employment within in 30 days of hire.

3) 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 FLSA 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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