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Adjunct Assistant Professor, Spanish
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Santa Fe College (SF) has been recognized as one of the top-rated community
colleges in the United States. Santa Fe College is a comprehensive public
college that offers a range of Bachelor's degrees, Associate in Arts,
Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree options, as well
as certificate and non-degree programs. Santa Fe College is a student-centered
institution with a commitment to open access, academic excellence, and
cultural and ethnic diversity. A high quality of life, temperate climate,
proximity to the University of Florida, diverse cultural events, and plentiful
recreational opportunities make SF and Gainesville an ideal community to work
Compensation: $788 per credit hour as per the SF Salary Schedule. Limited
to teaching no more than 12 credit hours or equivalent per semester.
Santa Fe College accepts applications for adjunct assistant professors on a
continuous basis. However, it does not necessarily imply there are immediate
openings. Please inquire with the department in which you are applying, for
current vacancy opportunities and the status of your application.
Santa Fe College's Department of Humanities and Foreign Languages helps
students acquire critical thinking, improved communication skills and inspire
a better future by learning about creative human endeavors of the past and
present. Humanities and Foreign Languages is seeking talented and dedicated
adjunct faculty in Spanish.
Under general supervision, the Adjunct Assistant Professor for Spanish
develops, prepares and teaches our Spanish curriculum (in particular our
three-course introductory sequence). Adjunct Faculty are employed on a term-
by-term basis and may be assigned teaching duties at SF's main Northwest
campus or at any of the College's six educational centers. Course offerings
within the Department of Humanities and Foreign Languages may be taught during
the day, evening, or online, as well as taught using other distance learning
Responsibilities and Duties :
Plan, organize and teach language coursework that will optimize student
access, retention and success.
Collaborate with other faculty and staff within the department to develop,
evaluate, revise and enhance curriculum and ensure mastery of material.
Support and promote the mission of the Humanities and Foreign Language
Department and SF, which centers on excellence in teaching and learning
through quality instruction, curriculum enhancement, service, and faculty
professional development and scholarship.
Collaborate with the Chair of the department, department faculty and
staff, as well as other college officials to assist with implementing
college policies, objectives and functions in accordance with the SF
mission, vision, goals, and strategic initiatives.
Provide students with frequent, timely assessment of and clear feedback
regarding academic performance.
Appropriately document student progress and maintain accurate records such
as attendance, grading and achievement of student learning outcomes.
Honor student confidentiality and privacy as per appropriate laws,
regulations and college rules.
Proctor exams and participate in departmental meetings.
Maintain appropriate office hours proportionate to the instructional
Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and
Perform other duties as assigned.
Reports to: Chair, Humanities and Foreign Languages
Required: A Master's Degree or higher in Spanish or in Romance
Languages or Comparative Literature with demonstrated Spanish components, or a
Master's degree with eighteen (18) graduate hours within any combination of
the qualifying fields.
Additional Requirements: A criminal background check will be conducted.
Preferred: Relevant teaching experience within a community college
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural environment.
Communication – able to effectively communicate in a professional,
diplomatic, empathetic, and tactful manner using preferred method and
level as applicable to the job.
Relationship Management – able to personally provide high level of
interactive service to others, building relationships and addressing
Systems & Software - proficient level of knowledge of Microsoft Office
and/or relevant position software programs.
Application Process: All applicants must complete the SF Employment
Application, submit a letter of intent, an up-to-date resume, as well as
college transcripts through the job portal to be considered for this position.
Additionally, current letters of recommendation are strongly valued as part of
our application review process and therefore applicants are encouraged to
upload (3) three letters of recommendation with their other required
materials. Unofficial transcripts are only accepted for review purposes,
official transcripts are required prior to any offer of employment being
All submitted materials will be routed to the following Job Contact:
Chair, Humanities and Foreign Languages
Required Documents :
Letter of Intent, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts
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