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Job Posting Date:
June 9, 2021
$62,000 - $82,000
School of Arts & Sciences
The School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Madison College invites
applications for the position of Faculty Fellow Speech Instructor. We are
seeking motivated and engaged candidates who share a willingness to
collaborate with other faculty members, students, and the community at large.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to the field and to teaching
that will enable him or her to be a visionary and innovative member of the
Madison College's Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Faculty Fellowship program is
an important part of the College's focus on diversity and inclusion, which
seeks to better reflect the increasing diversity of its student body and the
surrounding community in its faculty workforce. The program does this by
advancing the careers of individuals from groups in U.S. society that have
been historically underrepresented in the academic profession.
Qualified candidates who bring diversity in gender identity, race, or language
are encouraged to apply.
The Faculty Fellow will teach classes in their field of expertise and fully
engage as members of the faculty community. During the fellowship, the
selected fellow will be assigned a mentor, have access to professional
development opportunities, and will be provided support to develop the
expertise in teaching. Upon successful completion of the three-year
fellowship, fellows are direct appointed to a full-time regular faculty
Madison College's dedication to promoting equity, inclusion and diversity is
reflected in our Mission, Vision, and Values. Hiring an inclusive workforce
that mirrors our student population is more than just a commitment at Madison
College—it is the foundation of what we are striving to do. Come be part of
our great team!
Work-life balance is an important element of Madison College. Flexible work
hours and scheduling allow faculty to enjoy their lives outside of work. Full-
time faculty work a nine-month contract for the academic year (Fall and
Spring semesters), and teaching summer courses is optional, with additional
pay. Most importantly, you will play a major part in influencing and
maintaining the College's mission, vision, and values.
This position will be open until filled, with a first review date of July
11th, 2021, at 11:59 pm. After this date, the recruitment may close without
further notice. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as
Our goal is to conduct phone screen interviews starting late July/early
August, first round interviews mid-August and second round interviews the
first two weeks of September, with an offer out after the completion of the
interview process for a January 3rd, 2022, start.
This position is responsible for instruction in Speech at the college level.
This includes developing a relevant and progressive curriculum, designing and
implementing effective learning strategies and environments, utilizing
innovative teaching techniques and technology, delivering instruction of high
quality, assessing student learning, advising students, and participating in
college service activities at the department, school and college levels.
This position reports to the Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities, and
Facilitate student learning by developing appropriate instructional
strategies to fit students' needs and support student engagement.
Continually revise curriculum to improve student learning.
Evaluate student performance and provide regular feedback in courses
taught by the instructor.
Contribute to student success and retention by advising students with
course selection, career concerns, internships, and other matters.
Serve as an advocate for students and engages in activities that help
students achieve their goals such as writing letters of recommendations,
and/or helping students link with internships, service learning, job
shadowing and other forms of networking.
Provide support to the program, the school, and the college by attending
and engaging in events and meetings and participating fully within the
Continually revise curriculum to improve student learning.
Continually improve teaching through professional development activities
and the integration of new techniques and technology. This includes the
development and implementation of individualized professional development
Maintain a commitment to the college mission, vision and values. Comply
with college policies, directives, work rules, and Faculty
Responsibilities. Engages positively with colleagues, handles conflict
directly and professionally, contributes to team discussions, collaborates
and helps colleagues, assumes the best from colleagues, provides and
accepts constructive feedback, follows through on commitments, and
supports final decisions that are made.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Skilled in communicating effectively and professionally, both orally and
Demonstrated skill in communications and human relations with populations
of diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds and persons with
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning. This
includes, but is not limited to, knowledge/experience with current
educational methods/strategies such as learner-centered instruction,
active learning, assessment, evaluation, collaborative techniques, and
strategies aimed at closing the achievement gaps across race, gender,
class, and disability.
Desire and ability to teach courses at both the collegiate transfer and
technical/occupational program levels.
Ability to communicate complex and difficult concepts and ideas to
students with varied backgrounds and levels of preparedness.
Ability to learn new and emerging technologies and incorporate them into
the classroom and curriculum.
Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues on course and program
promotion, direction and innovation.
Master's Degree in Speech / Communications or a related field (with at least
18 graduate credits in Speech/Communications) as appropriate for teaching
college-level public speaking and communications courses.
One year of teaching experience is required. Consideration will be given to
graduate teaching assistant experience, or similar.
Experience with or willingness to learn different modes of instruction
(online, hybrid, Classroom Live, and modes of the future).
Experience teaching utilizing an online Learning Management System, such as
APPLICATION PROCEDURES (Required):
A completed official Madison College online application
A current resume
A cover letter detailing qualifications as they relate to the position
summary and essential duties
Failure to include these documents by the first consideration date will
RESULT IN THE DISQUALIFICATION OF YOUR APPLICATION.
Note: Position finalists will be required to present a teaching
demonstration and provide related curriculum materials for the screening
committee. Verification of Employment and your official degree transcripts
will be required if hired.
If you are experiencing application issues please contact the HR hotline,
Madison Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or
activities. Madison College will not tolerate racism or harassment of any
kind. We will provide an educational environment that preserves the safety and
dignity of our students, staff and faculty. The following person has been
designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Rosemary Buschhaus, J.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Vice President, Human
Resources , 1701 Wright St Madison, WI 53704 (608) 246-6900