English, Part-Time Faculty 001-PTF-59

Bellevue College

Posted: 6/17/20
Deadline: 9/9/20

About This Organization

Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.

Job Duties

• Perform student-centered teaching on an as-needed basis in developmental and college-level composition courses. Adjunct faculty are eligible for annual contracts after teaching for nine quarters.
• Conduct courses offered in classroom, hybrid, or online modalities for a multi-cultural, multi-ability student population
• Be available to teach classes on a variety of days and/or times
• Assess student learning outcomes
• Foster a positive, caring, equitable learning environment where differences and pluralism are valued, and all students have opportunities to be successful learners
• Provide informal culturally-responsible advising, such as navigating obstacles that underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations may experience in college (e.g. students with disabilities, students of color, first generation college students, LBGTQia students, Veterans, 2nd language learners, etc.)
• Participate in on-going curriculum development, revision, and implementation that incorporates multi-cultural perspectives
• Participate in developing the department’s pre-college teaching and learning strategies
• Maintain excellence, current knowledge, and skills in teaching, in the English discipline, and in cultural versatility
• Participate in governance responsibilities with colleagues as desired
• Participate in the life and culture of the department, division, and college, including the college-wide effort to dismantle barriers that can impact underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations
• Perform related duties as required

Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree from an accredited institution in English, Composition Studies, Rhetoric, or other related field (articulate in a cover letter how your degree has prepared you for this specific position)
• Experience in teaching composition or a related subject in an English course
• Experience teaching writing to native and non-native speakers, those with physical and learning disabilities, students from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, and students at diverse levels of academic preparation
• Background that shows willingness to engage in professional development activities
• Prior experience that shows ability to work in a team environment
• Background or prior experience that shows ability to work in an inclusive manner with diverse faculty, staff, and student population
• Prior experience that utilizes strong interpersonal skills
• Prior experience that shows ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

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