Teaching Faculty, Humanities (Temporary/Full-Time) - Closing Date June 21, 2021

Seminole State College of Florida (Sanford)

United States

June 21, 2021


Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities at Seminole State College of Florida!

The health and well-being of our applicants, faculty, staff, and students is of the utmost importance and the College is continuously monitoring the rapidly changing situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Although our College campuses and the Office of Human Resources are physically closed at this time, we remain open remotely to support our applicants, faculty, staff, and students.

Please note that at this time we may only have a limited number of job openings; however, we will continue to post essential positions as needed, so please check back frequently to review our job opportunities.

Additionally, during this time our recruitment and selection process may be a bit delayed; however, please feel free to contact one of our HR Employment team members if you have any questions.

We thank you again for your interest in joining the Seminole State team and hope you stay well!

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 Department Humanities 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, 2021:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts showing the date of degree conferral; this applies to Seminole State College employees as well as external candidates (unofficial copies accepted).
  • Letters of recommendation are strongly encouraged.
  • Note: Certain functions of the application process work best in Internet Explorer.



    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
  • Developing curriculum
  • 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 classroom.

    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 academic progress.

    7. Works with other faculty in support of curriculum improvement as appropriate to promote students' success and mastery of course and program competencies.

    8. Complies with College policies and procedures in accordance with required deadlines.

    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 serves.

    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 Bowl).

    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 desired.

    5. Experience utilizing technology and innovative pedagogy to deliver exceptional teaching and learning desired.

    6. Teaching experience desired.


    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 population

    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.


    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 and references.

    How to Apply


  • You must first complete and submit the online application along with the resume, then;
  • 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.

    Other Information


    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.


    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.

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