|Position Title:||Part-Time Instructor of Developmental Literacy|
|Open Until Filled (notes):|
|Length of Position:||Contracts are on a term-by-term basis|
|Anticipated Start Date:|
|Position Type/Employee Class:||Part-Time Instructor|
|Salary Level:||Part Time Instructor|
|Starting Minimum Pay:||$573 per load unit (1 LU ~= 1 class credit)|
|Starting Maximum Pay:||$573 per load unit (1 LU ~= 1 class credit)|
|Hours per Week:||depending on class schedule|
|Work Schedule:||depending on class schedule|
|Days of the Week:||Mon-Fri typically|
To provide instruction in Developmental Writing courses (WR 60: Rhetoric and Critical Thinking I and WR 65: Rhetoric and Critical Thinking II) at the Bend, Redmond, Madras and/or Prineville campuses in accordance with established COCC Humanities Dept. Writing program curricula and course-specific outcomes, as well as relevant College instructional policies applicable to all instructional faculty. Teaching performance will be evaluated by students and peers as specified by current COCC instructional administrative practices applicable to COCC part-time instructors.
• This is a part-time (< .50 FTE) non-benefited position, hired on a term-by-term basis. Hours of work may include evening or weekend teaching assignments.
1. Provide instruction in Provide instruction in Developmental writing courses (WR 60 and 65) in accordance with Humanities Dept. Writing Program curricula and course-specific learning outcomes, as well as relevant College instructional policies applicable to all instructional faculty.
2. Teaching assignments in instructional time-blocks (e.g. early morning and/or late afternoon) at the Madras and/or Prineville campus locations as required by Humanities Dept. Writing Program scheduling and staffing needs.
3. Work cooperatively with the Writing Program instructional team and accept direction from assigned Designated and Peer Evaluators, in developing and implementing syllabi, teaching methods, assignments, and grading standards to achieve program-wide student learning outcomes.
4. Be accessible and responsive to student, departmental and College communiqués, not only by addressing contacts face-to-face during class and office hours, but also by monitoring frequently and responding promptly to communications initiated via the faculty member’s departmental office mail box, COCC office telephone voicemail, COCC network electronic mail, and COCC Outlook conferences maintained by the department and its programs. Monitor and adhere to essential departmental and program information and curricular requirements relevant to part-time instructors’ teaching assignments communicated by other means (e.g. via orientation, voicemail, email, and individual meeting/s with the dept. chair and experienced program faculty peer/s).
5. Attend face-to-face general departmental and specific program meetings.
6. Perform other essential duties by required deadlines relevant to part-time instructor teaching assignments, as assigned
|Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:|
Instructors must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the instructor can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities:
• Successful experience teaching writing at the high school or college level, or evidence of relevant preparation/experience promising success in teaching college-level writing; and such experience/preparation should demonstrate content knowledge and teaching applications current in the professional field of developmental Writing instruction.
|Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:|
Working hours vary according to number and credit/load unit value of assigned Writing course(s). Example, for each 4 credit developmental writing course, the instructor will be expected to provide 4 hours of in-class instruction (including instructional preparation time), and at least 1 office hour per week to confer with enrolled students, plus additional time as needed to accomplish assigned other “Essential Functions”. Ability to work in classroom and office environments using computers, white boards, projectors, and other basic office equipment. Requires the ability to sit or stand at workstation for extended periods. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers; reach with hands and arms. Requires near visual acuity to write, read written materials and computer screens, and sufficient hearing and speech ability for ordinary telephonic conversations. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds. All individuals are required to be able to perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.
|Equal Opportunity / Non-Discrimination Statement|
The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status or any other classes protected under Federal and State statues in any education program, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Equal Employment Officer, c/o COCC’s Human Resources office, 541.383.7216.
|Special Instructions to Applicants:|
Part-time instructor pools are posted for the academic year to obtain applications from those interested in teaching part-time as a non-benefited instructor, on a term-by-term basis. Positions may not necessarily be available at the time you apply. Your online application will remain active for consideration throughout the length of the posting unless you are notified otherwise.
COCC is not able to support work Visa’s for this position. Candidates must be able to work in the United States at time of employment.
Note that you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact HR at 541-383-7216.
If you have letters of recommendation that are being sent directly to HR, please upload a Word document or PDF stating these documents are being sent to HR. This will act as a placeholder for your required documents and allow you to continue your application process and submit.
|Is a Criminal History Check required?||No|
|Is a Credit History Check Required?||No|
|Open Until Filled||No|