Faculty - English

Southeast Arkansas College

Pine Bluff, AR

ID: 7066217
Posted: May 12, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary: The full-time professor of English is responsible for the planning, preparation, and execution of classroom and/or laboratory experiences which result in learning. Professors develop, evaluate and revise the curriculum incorporating evidence-based learning activities directed at meeting established learning outcomes. Professors monitor and evaluate student performance based on established grading guidelines. Performs other duties as assigned. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions: Contributes to the overall achievement of the college’s mission and goals through effective instruction and classroom management. Plans and prepares for assigned instructional courses. Demonstrates knowledge of content and pedagogy. Develops instructional outcomes and appropriate evaluation and assessment methods of learning. Creates and maintains an environment of rapport and respect. Clearly establishes expectations for learning and achievement. Maintains up-to-date accurate records as required by the college. Engages in academic counseling and advisement. Meets with current and prospective students for review and provides an accurate interpretation of college placement measures. Provides guidance to students for academic planning. Makes referrals to college resources available to provide services or assistance to students. Engages in the college community for intra-professional networking and professional development. Provides input into budgeting and decision-making processes. Keeps abreast of developments in the field of expertise, basing current instructional practice on recent evidence. Communicates learning expectations. Varies teaching techniques and incorporates current technology. Structures classroom activities and assignments based on learning outcomes. Provides students with written and oral feedback. Engages in self-assessment of teaching practices and professional development needs. Fulfills all class schedules and office hours at the required amount of time set forth by the College and maintains good classroom management. Oversees the labs for courses that require lab time. Possess the ability to set up lab equipment for each class. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills: Thorough knowledge in the field of expertise and teaching techniques. Ability to develop daily lesson plans and design learning activities aimed at achieving student learning outcomes. Communicates learning expectations through the provision of structured activities and assignments. Ability to instruct, engage students, and assess student learning. Familiarity with college resources available to provide instruction and services or assistance to students, including instructional technology. Ability to provide guidance to students for academic planning. Knowledge of placement policies when interpreting placement scores and advising students. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Performs other duties as assigned.

Salary: Commensurate with candidate experience and qualifications. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in subject areas. Candidates should also demonstrate the ability to successfully maintain a teaching load involving courses such as English Composition, Co-requisite developmental English courses, Integrated Reading and Writing, literature (world and English) and humanities. Two years’ experience teaching students in higher education. The successful candidate will possess competence and experience to develop, revise, implement and assess the curriculum to ensure that students are acquiring current knowledge, including familiarity with technology used in classroom settings. Candidates must have capability and flexibility to teach evening and/or online classes with labs that meet in-person during the day. A shared vision for preparing students for their professional programs and an ability and willingness to use novel teaching techniques and technology to engage today’s learner is essential. Candidates for this position must possess a thorough knowledge of the teaching field, a commitment to high academic standards, a dedication to student success, and excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications: In addition to the above, formal classroom teaching experience is preferred

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: All candidates must apply online. Click Apply for Job to complete the online application. Interested individuals should submit a completed Southeast Arkansas College Employment Application, current resume, college transcripts, and provide name, address, and phone number of three (3) professional references. Applicants must attach all their documents to the application prior to submission. Paper documents will not be accepted.


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