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Position Title Teaching Faculty, Humanities (Temporary/Full-Time) - Closing
Date June 21, 2021
Job Requisition Number 104182
Date Posted June 7, 2021
Closing Date June 21, 2021
Position Type FAC FT
Pay Benefits and Work Schedule
Newly hired Teaching Faculty will be paid according to the Non-Bargaining,
Temporary/Full-Time Instructional Personnel Salary Schedule
In addition to a competitive salary Seminole State College offers an
attractive total rewards package including: a variety of health insurance plan
options, fully paid dental and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement
for employees and qualified dependents, professional development opportunities
great work-life balance including time off when the College is closed, paid
holidays and sick leave. In addition, employees participate in the Florida
Retirement System and have several retirement options. The College pays a
percentage towards retirement, based on the employee's selected plan.
Seminole State College of Florida is located in the northern Orlando
metropolitan area and since 1965 has been committed to advancing our region's
educational and economic vitality through promoting academic excellence,
encouraging student success, and changing lives. Seminole State College is the
9th largest State College in the Florida Public College System with 4 vibrant
campus locations, student enrollment exceeding 30,000, and over 2,000
dedicated faculty and staff. Employees at Seminole State College advance their
careers in a rewarding culturally diverse environment that cultivates the
leaders of tomorrow with the skills they need today.
Applicants must complete the entire online application and include work
history even if attaching a resume.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (To ensure full consideration all of the following
documents must be attached to the application prior to 11:59 PM on June 16,
Transcripts showing the date of degree conferral; this applies to Seminole
State College employees as well as external candidates (unofficial copies
Letters of recommendation are strongly encouraged.
Note: Certain functions of the application process work best in Internet
This is a temporary full-time non-bargaining faculty position and is not on
track for continuing contract. The standard contract length is 164 days;
however, other contract lengths may be available depending on department
needs. Assigned campus location may vary due to enrollment.
Faculty responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Teaching and supporting student learning
Supporting college policies, procedures, and inclusiveness
participating in department and college activities and committees,
including engagement with community partners.
1. Plans, organizes, and teaches classes as assigned.
2. Makes use of professional growth opportunities, including but not limited
to the Seminole State Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning.
3. Incorporates teaching strategies relevant to academic discipline that
foster student learning, success and retention.
4. Engages students and supports student learning success in and beyond the
5. Works effectively, respectfully, and productively with people from all
cultural, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.
6. Maintains required office hours to provide assistance to students, both
individually and in small groups. Counsels students in matters relating to
7. Works with other faculty in support of curriculum improvement as
appropriate to promote students' success and mastery of course and program
8. Complies with College policies and procedures in accordance with required
9. Participates in day, evening, and weekend program staffing as required.
Assigned campus location may vary due to enrollment.
10. Participates in committee work as requested.
11. Contributes to a collegial and collaborative work environment.
12. Becomes actively involved with the diverse community that the College
13. Works with other College departments to engage community partners that
support the College Mission and Vision.
14. Performs other relevant responsibilities as requested. Tasks may include,
but are not limited to, ordering and maintaining necessary supplies and
equipment; participating in discipline related student activities (e.g. Brain
15. Maintains current knowledge of discipline and teaching methods.
1. Master's degree from an accredited institution with at least 18
graduate credit hours in Humanities.
2. Previous post secondary teaching experience.
1. PhD or ABD in Humanities from a regionally accredited institution.
2. Three years of full-time experience teaching Humanities at the
undergraduate level for a college or university.
3. Experience in the use of technology in language education, especially
digital language laboratory software and distance learning technologies.
4. Demonstrated understanding of the learning centered approach to teaching
5. Experience utilizing technology and innovative pedagogy to deliver
exceptional teaching and learning desired.
6. Teaching experience desired.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
1. A personal and professional commitment to creating an atmosphere of
quality instruction at Seminole State College.
2. Understanding of and commitment to working with a diverse student
3. Understanding of and commitment to the use of instructional technology.
4. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
5. Demonstrates a professional, courteous demeanor.
6. Committed to working in a multi-cultural environment.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS:
1. Works in a classroom environment.
This description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to
be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be
required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other
job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
This position is not eligible for Veteran's Preference.
Conditions of Employment
Finalists and individuals recommended for employment at Seminole State College
may be subject to background investigations and fingerprinting in compliance
with Florida Statute 1001.64; and Seminole State College Policy 1.020; 2.020.
Criminal background checks and fingerprinting will be conducted for all new
employees, and for rehired employees who have had a break in service for one
year or more. The Office of Human Resources will determine which background
checks shall be conducted for each position, based upon its review of job
descriptions and the responsibilities of the position. These include, but are
not limited to, positions that have access to money, master keys, security-
sensitive areas and confidential information; positions that have the
capability to create, delete, and alter records; and positions that are
responsible for the care and instruction of children. The College will conduct
various types of background checks which may include, but are not limited to:
criminal background, credit check, driver's license check, previous employment
How to Apply
TO ATTACH ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS:
You must first complete and submit the online application along with the
While signed into your application profile, click on My Job Applications
under My Cover Letters and Attachments ;
Click on the + sign to attach documents such as unofficial transcripts,
cover letter and/or letters of reference
Equal Employment Opportunity
Seminole State College is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits
discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, pregnancy, national
origin, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, veterans' or military status, disability,
sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor
protected under applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and
regulations in its programs, activities, and employment.
Seminole State College of Florida adheres to Florida's Veteran's Preference
laws by providing preference in hiring to covered job applicants. Moreover, in
recognition of the valuable contributions made by veterans, the College also
considers any applicant's military service background when filling job
positions not covered by Veteran's Preference laws.
To claim Veteran's Preference for eligible positions, a copy of your DD-214
form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty must be uploaded
and attached to your application to claim Veterans' Preference.
HOLDERS OF DEGREES FROM INSTITUTIONS OUTSIDE THE USA:
Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an
institution in a country other than the United States are required to obtain a
complete evaluation of foreign transcripts and degrees. Foreign transcripts
should be evaluated by one of the organizations approved by the National
Association of Credential Evaluation Services.
This evaluation must be submitted at the time of application. We recommend
World Education Services at P.O. Box 5087, Bowling Green Station, New York, NY
10274-5087, telephone (212) 966-6311 or email address www. wes.org. The
interview process may be delayed until such a review has been completed.
Note: Certain functions of the application process work best in Internet
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