Part-Time Faculty Communication Studies (SPCH classes)

Blinn College
September 18, 2023
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Position Information

Requisition Number 2023073F

Position Title Part-Time Faculty Communication Studies (SPCH classes) Salary Range per part time faculty salary schedule DBM Rating n/a Job Type Part Time Job Category Faculty Anticipated Start Date 10/23/2023 Campus Brenham, Bryan Application Deadline Extended Open Deadline FLSA Status Exempt Security Sensitive? Yes Work Hours part time hours not to exceed 29 hours per week

Position Summary Information


Perform part-time operations of the instructional program. Faculty members at Blinn College are unranked and have the common title of faculty.

Provide instruction for Blinn College Speech course held in Waller, Texas beginning in October on Monday and Wednesday evenings (7:05-8:20 p.m.).

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, if required.

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 in Speech, Communications, or Communication Studies with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in communication coursework unrelated to the study of mass communications (radio/television productions, journalism, media criticism, broadcasting, public relations, films studies, media writing, etc.).


Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in communications unrelated to mass communications.

Must be able to pass required background checks for Blinn and background checks and/or finger printing for any external facilities, per their requirements.

Preferred Experience and Training

1. College level teaching experience desirable.

Physical Requirements Required Degree, License or Certifications

Master's degree in Speech, Communications, or Communication Studies with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in communication coursework unrelated to the study of mass communications (radio/television productions, journalism, media criticism, broadcasting, public relations, films studies, media writing, etc.).


Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in communications unrelated to mass communications.

Special Notes To Applicants

1. This form will serve as the primary basis for the search committee to analyze your application. It is to the candidate's advantage to clearly fill out all fields and answer all questions thoroughly.

2. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applicants should submit: a. Letter of interest b. Current resume c. Transcripts of all post-secondary academic work d. A list of four professional references with contact information (including email and phone number).

3. Finalists will be asked to do a 5-7 minute teaching demonstration. It is to the candidate's advantage to observe this time limit.

4. It is imperative that a PDF of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts be attached to this application. Unofficial transcripts will suffice for the purpose of this application; however, please make sure that the applicant's name and graduation dates are clearly readable on the transcript.

5. The candidate selected will be required to present official transcript at the time of hiring.

6. Applicants with degrees in Speech Pathology, Speech Disorders or similar are not credentialed to teach SPCH classes at Blinn College.

7. Applicants with degrees related to mass communication, journalism or similar are not credentialed to teach SPCH classes at Blinn College.


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

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  • Are you legally eligible for employment in the U.S.?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you currently employed in the school district listed on the job posting?
  • Yes
  • No
  • This position is for face to face instruction and does not include remote or online course instruction at this time. Are you willing to teach on campus face to face?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a masters degree with 18 graduate hours in the teaching field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • The criteria for accreditation adopted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) 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 graduate course title and course number that make up your 18 graduate hours in your teaching field. (Education courses do not satisfy this requirement.).
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please indicate which of the following you are available to work (please list all that apply): mornings, afternoons, evenings, nights, weekends.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please tell us which courses you have previously taught.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • What modalities do you have experience teaching (for example, face-to-face, hybrid/blended, and online)?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please tell us about your career goals and how teaching fits within it.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Tell us about your conflict resolution skills. Please provide an example of a real situation.
  • (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.
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Graduate Transcript 1
  • Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document 1
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Other Transcripts 1
  • Unofficial Other Transcripts 2
  • Unofficial Other Transcripts 3
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Other Document 2
  • Unofficial Graduate Transcript 2
  • DD214 (required for Veteran's or Veteran's preference)
  • DD1300 (required for orphan's or surviving spouse)
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