Full-Time Faculty, English

Northwest Arkansas Community College

United States

February 14, 2022

Description

NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) provides quality and affordable higher education to empower lives and strengthen communities within Northwest Arkansas and surrounding areas.

As the largest community college in Arkansas, NWACC is recognized as a leader in education. NWACC offers a full range of associate degrees, certificates and workforce training programs that prepare students for rewarding futures and careers.

NWACC employees are dedicated to fostering a diverse educational community and cultural learning environment that supports student success.

This is a 9-month, full-time faculty position reporting to the Dean of the Division of Communication and Arts. The instructor is responsible for teaching 15 load hours beginning in the Fall 2022 semester in the area of English.

The successful candidate will join a highly collaborative and collegial faculty pursuing innovative strategies across our curriculum. Recent initiatives include implementing multiple measures assessment and co-requisite developmental education courses and adopting Open Education Resources.

Essential Duties:

  • Teach courses in English, predominantly composition courses.
  • Teach college courses to traditional and non-traditional students as well as dual-enrolled high school students in the Early College Experience program.
  • Teach college courses that address the needs of a diverse student population.
  • Teach mornings, afternoons, evenings, or weekends as needed.
  • Teach courses by alternative delivery (Online, Remote, Hybrid) as needed.
  • Teach at both Benton and Washington County campuses.
  • Prepare course syllabi, provide that all learning outcomes for the college are achieved, develop curriculum, and optimize student retention and success.
  • Meet assigned classes, facilitate and evaluate student learning, submit grades by established deadlines, and maintain student records in accordance with FERPA regulations.
  • Be available to students for consultation for 10 on-campus office hours per week (as directed by the college – on-campus, online, etc.).
  • Participate in the continued development of the English program and in program-level learning assessment.
  • Participate in the summative and formative faculty evaluation process.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities both on and off campus.
  • Remain current in the academic discipline and professional field.
  • Attend college wide meetings, division, and departmental meetings as scheduled.
  • Perform other academic duties as assigned by the instructor's supervisor.
  • Rate of pay: determined by faculty scale placement (education and experience)

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Satisfy the academic qualifications to teach English courses in the department, especially Composition I and II, Developmental English, Technical Writing, and Literature.
  • A Master's degree with at least 18 hours of English graduate credit.
  • Minimum of THREE (3) years of teaching experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree in English or closely related subfield (ex., Rhetoric, Creative Writing), or PhD in English.
  • Experience teaching Developmental and/or Technical Writing courses.
  • Experience teaching co-requisite courses.
  • At least FIVE (5) years of teaching experience.
  • Experience teaching at a Community College.
  • Required Application Materials

  • Official NWACC application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Copies of Transcripts from all institutions of higher education attended (official transcripts will be required if hired).
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • NWACC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, please see our EEO policy.

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