Reading / English Faculty

  • Columbia State Community College
  • 1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia, TN 38401
  • Apr 05, 2024
Full time English/ESL/Writing/Linguistics

Job Description

A full-time faculty is responsible for delivering instruction in various formats (on-line, in person, video-conferencing, or any combination of methods) in the discipline(s) for which she/he has been employed. Instruction may take place at any of the college’s campuses, at a clinical partner facility, or at a designated temporary location. Faculty also provide academic advising and facilitate student success. Technology tools are routinely used to communicate with and support students.

 

Faculty participate in divisional and institutional activities related to the college’s mission, engage with communities of interest, and promote college programs.

 

All positions are onsite-in-person unless specifically noted.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Must be able to deliver instruction and evaluate student learning in all instructional delivery formats offered by the specific department at the college and at any of its teaching locations. Formats include but are not limited to in-person, online, hybrid, live streaming, and clinical.
  2. Within a minimum workweek of 37.5 hours, faculty are expected to teach a minimum of 15 hours and hold in person and virtual office hours as defined in College Policy.
  3. Maintain an environment conducive to learning.
  4. Be responsible for course and, when appropriate, laboratory preparation.
  5. Actively participate in curriculum and program development, revision and evaluation.
  6. Provide academic advising to students with an emphasis on retention and success.
  7. Remain current in the teaching area(s) through appropriate professional development activities.
  8. Actively participate on divisional and institutional committees.
  9. Collaborate in building and maintaining relationships within and beyond the institution.
  10. Contribute appropriately to pursuit and achievement of program, division, and institutional mission and strategy.

 

Supplemental Functions:

  1. Actively participate in institutional and, as appropriate, community activities that support the institution's mission.
  2. Support and follow Columbia State's, TBR and other applicable policies and guidelines.
  3. Continue to develop professionally.
  4. Utilize technology as a tool for enhancement of operation, instruction and services.

 

Education, Training and Experience Required:

  • Master’s degree in English or a master’s degree in a similar discipline with at least 18 graduate semester hours (27 graduate quarter hours) in English.
  • Literacy specialization and/or experience teaching developmental reading at an institution of higher education desirable.
  • College teaching experience is desirable. 
  • Doctorate and higher education experience preferred.

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics:

The ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English and in the language in which the course is taught; the knowledge and/or experience to instruct using a variety of instructional delivery modes; the ability to relate to a diverse faculty, staff and student population; the ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and community members; the ability to function effectively as a member of a team.

 

Working Conditions:

Faculty members are expected to be available for day and evening classes and for assignments at any of the institution's centers or sites.  Normal sitting and movement in a classroom and the ability to manipulate and move audiovisual equipment both in the classroom and from one location to another.

 

Titles Supervised:

Work-study students

 

This position is based at the Columbia, TN Campus.

 

About Columbia State Community College:

As Tennessee’s first community college (established in 1966), Columbia State is committed to increasing access and enhancing diversity at all five of our campuses.  Columbia State is a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents.  Columbia State is known for excellence both inside and outside the classroom.

Columbia State offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:

  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • 14 paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents

 

 

 

Columbia State Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age (as applicable), status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other category protected by Federal or State laws and regulations and by Tennessee Board of Regents policies with respect to employment, programs, and activities.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies:

Executive Director of Human Resources
humanresources@columbiastate.edu
1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia, TN 38401
931-540-2551

 

 

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