Part-Time English Instructor

Blinn College
June 11, 2023
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Part-Time English Instructor

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Position Information

Requisition Number 2023025F

Position Title Part-Time English Instructor Salary Range per part-time faculty pay schedule DBM Rating n/a Job Type Part Time Job Category Faculty Anticipated Start Date 08/23/2023 Campus Brenham, Bryan, RELLIS, Distance Education Application Deadline Extended Open Deadline FLSA Status Exempt Security Sensitive? Yes Work Hours

Position Summary Information


To perform the day-to-day operations of the instructional program. To teach courses as scheduled.

Essential Duties

Blinn College expects all faculty members to demonstrate a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence. The essential duties of all faculty are as follows:

Instruction and Classroom Management • Maintain access to students through office hours and electronic communication. • Prepare, maintain and utilize an accurate course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution. • Utilize a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media and educational resources. • Maintain student participation and attendance in class. • Conduct classes and final exams punctually and in accordance with the prescribed meeting schedule.

Student Success • Advise or refer students to available academic support, advising, and counseling services. • Maintain a positive and professional relationship with students.

Assessment Duties • Hold sole responsibility to assess students' performances through a range of formative and summative assessments and provide constructive feedback in a timely manner. • Assist in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.

Professional Development and Service • Exhibit a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development opportunities and effective teaching methodologies. • Actively engage in collegial activities in a professional manner across the department, college, and communities such as departmental meetings, committees, and Blinn College partner collaborations.

Institutional Responsibilities • Submit timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions. • Comply with all college policies and procedures. • Exhibit effective communication skills, both written and oral. • Attend college orientations, required institutional meetings, and trainings.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Master's degree with at least 18 graduate hours in English.

Experience teaching college-level English composition classes.

Preferred Experience and Training

Experience teaching at a community college.

Experience teaching developmental English reading and writing or corequisite English composition courses.

Experience developing and teaching blended (hybrid) or online courses.

Quality Matters (QM) training.

Please provide at least 3 professional references.

Physical Requirements Required Degree, License or Certifications

Master's degree with at least 18 graduate hours in English.

Special Notes To Applicants Credentials

The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA LOCAL-X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College's Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college's course inventory. https:// www.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • The criteria for accreditation adopted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) require that all faculty have "at least 18 graduate hours in their teaching field(s) and hold a Masters degree or higher." Please list the course numbers and course titles that make up your 18 graduate hours in English. (Note: Education courses do not satisfy this requirement.)
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Discuss the teaching experience you have, particularly community college experience, that would prepare you for this position.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How do you teach students the importance of a freshman composition course, like ENGL 1301, which focuses on argument and research?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Tell us about your ideas for activities, strategies, and processes that, if implemented, would improve students' success.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please describe your experience teaching developmental reading and writing or teaching corequisite English courses for students who are not yet college ready.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Discuss your experience developing and teaching blended (hybrid) and online courses.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Which, if any, of the Quality Matters certifications do you hold?
  • I do not hold any Quality Matters Certifications
  • IYOC - Improving Your Online Course
  • APPQMR - Applying the QM Rubric
  • At which campus location(s) are you interested in teaching? Please select all that apply.
  • Brenham
  • Bryan
  • Distance Education
  • What days of the week and hours of day are you able to work this semester?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • Advertisement (specify in next question below)
  • Blinn Website
  • Blinn Employee
  • Internet Site (specify in next question below)
  • Indeed
  • Higher Ed Jobs
  • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
  • TACC - Texas Association of Community Colleges
  • Other (specify in next question below)
  • If in the previous question you selected "Advertisement", "Internet Site", or "Other", please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • To be eligible for employment in the U.S. and at Blinn College, will you now or in the future require Blinn College to commence ("sponsor") an immigration case in order to employ you (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration case)? This is sometimes called "sponsorship" for an employment-based visa status.
  • Yes, I will now or in the future need H-1B visa sponsorship
  • No, I will not need sponsorship now or in the future for an H-1B visa
  • Please choose all that apply below. If you answer yes to any below, please upload a copy of your DD214 or DD1300 in the optional documents section. For definition of claiming veteran's employment preference please see the following website:https:// www.
  • Yes, I am a veteran
  • Yes, I am a veteran's surviving spouse who has not remarried
  • Yes, I am an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty.
  • Yes, I am claiming veteran's employment preference.
  • No, to all the above
  • If selected for the position, I am aware and accept the responsibility to present to the Division Dean original, official documents of all my educational work prior to receiving a class assignment.
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Other Transcripts 1
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document 1
  • Other Document 2
  • Unofficial Other Transcripts 2
  • Unofficial Other Transcripts 3
  • DD214 (required for Veteran's or Veteran's preference)
  • DD1300 (required for orphan's or surviving spouse)
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