Adjunct Spanish-Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, & Cultures

University of Central Arkansas

United States

August 17, 2021

Description

Posting Details

Working Title Adjunct Spanish-Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, & Cultures

Adjunct/Part Time/GA $ Amount $2,718 for 3 credit hours

Position Details Posting Number A0852021

Department Name Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, & Cultures Position Summary

Position Summary: Teach one, two, or three Elementary Spanish classes in traditional face to face format on campus. If three classes, eligible for full benefits. Courses available are 12:00-12:50 MWF; 1:00-1:50 MWF; and 2:00-2:50 MWF.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Advanced fluency in Spanish and native or near-native fluency in English. Must have the skills and knowledge to teach in a program grounded in ACTFL proficiency standards.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Job Duties & Responsibilities: Teach one, two, or three Elementary Spanish I classes for Fall 2021.

Skills Considered Essential for Success

-Knowledge of the organization and administration of higher education. -Knowledge of state, federal, and university rules, regulations and procedures. -Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment. -Ability to work collaboratively and independently with common goals as a part of a team. -Ability to make sound judgments and assist in resolving student concerns. -Effective interpersonal communication, writing, and organizational abilities. -Civility in all interactions of a public or confidential nature. -Demonstrate follow-up contacts and consultations in a timely manner.

Required Education and/or Experience

Required Education and/or Experience: MA in Spanish or BA in Spanish with an MA in Teaching or Language Education related field. Teaching experience and language education coursework preferred.

License(s)/Certifications (Required or Preferred) University, Campus, and Community Description

Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of Central Arkansas. Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of more than 10,000, of which more than 15% are graduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs in five disciplines. The undergraduate student body consistently scores above the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in research, scholarship, and creative activities. UCA seeks to attract students and employees that are dedicated to building a culture of diversity, belonging, inclusion, and equity.

Background Check Requirements 00 - 01 - Criminal/Sex/Drug Desired start date 08/16/2021

Background Check Statement

This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UCA EEO Statement

The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.

Open Date 06/10/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Special Instructions: To be considered, applicants must submit (1) a letter of interest addressing their qualifications and ability to work in a university setting; (2) a current CV; and (3) contact information for at least two references (4) unofficial transcripts.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Optional Documents

  • Veteran's Documents
  • Other Transcripts
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