English Adjunct
Olympic College

Bremerton, Washington

Posted in Education and Training

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English AdjunctSalary: $1,496 - $1,604**Classification: Adjunct FacultyReports to: Dean of Social Sciences & Humanities *This recruitment is to establish an applicant pool for future vacancies. Individuals will be contacted as vacancies occur.* Olympic College is continuously recruiting English Adjunct Faculty (part-time) to primarily teach composition and research courses at its Bremerton Campus. Olympic College seeks applicants who are dedicated to student-centered learning, closing achievement gaps, supporting diversity and social justice learning opportunities, and who employ data-informed decision-making in their instruction.Part-time positions at the college are open continuous and reviewed on a quarter-by-quarter basis. Individuals who apply to the applicant pool are considered active for a period of 12 months from the application date and may be contacted when vacancies occur. Submitting an application does not guarantee that a position will be available or offered.Olympic College is a public two-year community college accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities that educates more than 13,000 students a year. The College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and encourages applications from women, people of color, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Olympic College is located on the scenic Kitsap Peninsula across the Puget Sound from the city of Seattle. Kitsap is surrounded by 236 miles of saltwater shoreline and centrally located between the Olympic and Cascade Mountain ranges, affording spectacular views of mountains and water from every vantage point.Essential Functions

Teach primarily English composition course(s) in accordance with college catalog, use agreed-upon course outlines, develop course syllabi in alignment with English 101 and 102 Student Learning Outcomes and departmental guidelines, and possibly teach Development English.Teach evening, distance, and branch campus courses when required.Provide quality teaching including related preparation, grading, and record-keeping for assigned classes.Provide class syllabi to students enrolled in classes by the first day and to the division office by the 10th day of each quarter.Contribute to English Assessment efforts as needed.Respond to students' queries in a timely fashion.Perform other related duties as assigned and/or required.Qualifications

Minimum QualificationsMaster's degree in English from an accredited College or UniversityMaster of Fine Arts may be considered if they possess English composition teaching experience.Basic Computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications.Desired QualificationsCollege-Level teaching experienceSuccessful Applicants willImpart excitement and enthusiasm towards course content and the educational experience.Utilize a variety of methods and modes of instruction to ensure student success.Demonstrate a commitment to teaching students with various education and language backgrounds.Foster a climate of multicultural understanding and appreciation.Demonstrate success working with individuals and groups representing a wide range of diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds as well as military veterans.Demonstrate success incorporating accessibility and special needs accommodations via course materials and classroom activities.Communicate effectively and collegially, both orally and in writing, in the classroom and with other professionals to maintain effective working relationships.Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills to collaborate and build rapport with colleagues, staff, and students as part of an educational team.Incorporate the use of technology in the delivery of course content and services, including the use of a learning management system.Demonstrate an appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the Olympic College mission, vision, and values.Demonstrate ethics, integrity, and sound professional judgmentAdditional Information

Terms of Employment

This is an adjunct faculty position contracted on a quarterly basis. Placement on the faculty salary schedule will be commensurate with educational background and experience. A collective bargaining agreement exists, and this position is covered by the Association for Higher Education (AHE). Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the department. Evening and/or weekend classes, instruction at satellite Olympic College campuses, and off-campus assignments including travel to clinical sites may be a part of the instructional load. Part-time positions at the college are open continuously and reviewed on a quarter-by-quarter basis. Individuals who apply to the applicant pool are considered active for a period of 12 months from the application date and may be contacted when vacancies occur. Applying does not guarantee that a position will be available or offered. ** The salary listed is a range and is based on per quarter. Your salary placement will be dependent on your education (official transcripts must be submitted upon hire) and qualifications. Conditions of Employment Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. In addition to the background check, candidates will be required to complete the Sexual Misconduct Disclosure Form as required WB HB 2327. Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14 (Download PDF reader), state employees must be fully vaccinated. Your vaccine status will be verified at New Employee Orientation. Please reach out to the HR Office at hr@olympic.edu 360-475-7300 if you need information on medical or religious accommodation. Olympic College seeks candidates for employment who share our commitment to fostering and equitable and inclusive learning environment (read our Equity Statement). All applicants are required to submit a statement of 500 words or less, describing the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the higher education environment and their prior, current, and/or potential contribution(s) to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion as an employee. How To Apply To be considered for this position a candidate must apply online through the Olympic College website and submit the following required materials: Olympic College Online Application Resume Cover Letter - in your cover letter describe how your experience sets you apart for this position. Unofficial college transcripts. Official transcripts and copies of mandated certifications will be required of the successful candidate. EEO Statement Olympic College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Olympic College Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination and accommodation policies: Rick Sommer, 360-475-7129. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice

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