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PO Box 557
Stone Ridge, NY 12484 

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Developmental English Instructor
Full Time, Tenure Track, Spring 2017


Position Summary:
This is a full-time, tenure-track academic faculty appointment in English, beginning January 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a wide variety of English courses with a concentration in freshman composition, and developmental writing, reading and literacy. The successful candidate will teach four classes each semester and schedule at least one office hour per class.

This position may include a combination of day, evening, weekend, extension site, online, and/or hybrid assignments.

Examples of Duties:
As a full-time faculty member in the department, the successful candidate will also:

  • Use and develop a variety of effective teaching and assessment methods to engage student interest and address a variety of learning styles.
  • Integrate appropriate instructional technology into the classroom to enhance student learning.
  • Evaluate student work using clear criteria relevant to the course content and learning outcomes.
  • Maintain and submit accurate records according to published deadlines (i.e., grades, syllabi, attendance reporting).\
  • Participate in the department schedule development process.
  • Assess student learning and develop plans to improve student learning based on student outcomes.
  • Advise and instruct students regarding programs of study, other institutions of higher education, lifelong learning resources, and effective study skills; refer students to support services, programs, resources, and other professionals as appropriate
  • Develop and update curriculum, including the ability to integrate multicultural perspectives and participate in the program review process.
  • Evaluate and select instructional materials such as textbooks, manuals, software, and tools in collaboration, as appropriate, with discipline faculty.
  • Engage in activities that enhance the Department’s rapport with area high schools, colleges and community organizations.
  • Participate in faculty recruitment, including adjunct faculty.
  • Carry out collegial responsibilities including, but not limited to: attending and engaging in department meetings and institutional committee assignments; student recruitment and retention; and participation in shared governance committees and campus life activities.
  • Communicate and work cooperatively with colleagues (within discipline and college-wide) on matters regarding course offerings, programs, and activities that would enhance the development of the department, college and student learning.
  • Continue professional development and remain current in the discipline and best practices in teaching and learning through course work, conferences, workshops, and other appropriate means.
  • Perform duties described in Board policy, the faculty collective bargaining contract, and as assigned at the Stone Ridge, Kingston, and/or other designated locations.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree in English, composition, education with a specialization in reading, educational psychology, or instructional psychology or other master's degree with emphasis in adult theory or equivalent as determined by SUNY Ulster.

AND

  • Commitment to community college goals and objectives of providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students and students with disabilities; personal qualities to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of non-traditional and/or re-entry students with diverse abilities and interests.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Doctorate or terminal degree in related discipline
  • Exceptional academic scholarship in the discipline
  • Scholarship which informs a well-rounded view of developmental English from all stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to teach English composition, reading and study skill courses at the community college level, using varied teaching methods that engage students in their own learning, including learning outcomes that motivate students to develop higher-order thinking skills, and ensure consistent and appropriate monitoring of student progress
  • Demonstrated approach to teaching that is student-centered and supportive of diverse student needs
  • A willingness to utilize diverse methods of teaching and to experiment with teaching methods/technologies to accommodate various student learning styles
  • Ability to teach computer-assisted courses, hybrid/blended courses, and online course using learning management systems such as Blackboard.

Personal and Professional Qualities:

  • Knowledge of and commitment to community college teaching;
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a productive team environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work with community groups and campus organizations;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to meet the needs of community college learners with diverse backgrounds and a wide range of skills and goals.

Salary

An initial starting salary of $43,000 per academic year with an excellent benefits package has been allocated for this position. This position is contingent upon adequate funding.

Assignment & Anticipated Start Date
The selected candidates will participate in campus-wide events beginning Monday, January 16, 2017. The assigned work year is 10 months from that day. The assignment will include an annual base teaching schedule of up to 30 semester hours of lecture, and four (4) office hours per week. Full time faculty members will advise up to 25 student advisees. If requested in excess of 25 students, full time faculty members will be assigned proportionate release time or overload pay.

Application Process:

The application deadline is 5:00 p.m. on September 12, 2016. SUNY Ulster reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.


Applicants must submit the following materials to be considered for the position:

  • Cover Letter which includes a teaching philosophy and your interest in teaching at the community college level
  • Curriculum vitae/ resume
  • Contact information for three references
  • A lesson plan appropriate for a developmental reading class in week 3 of the semester.

 

Email materials to resumes@sunyulster.edu or by mail to Human Resources, SUNY Ulster, PO Box 557, Stone Ridge, NY 12484.

We invite you to be part of a dedicated community of learners in an academic department that puts students first. Please go to www.sunyulster.edu for additional campus community information.

SUNY Ulster is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. This position is contingent upon adequate funding. Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credentials, transcripts, fingerprint check, verification of the right to work in the United States and all other required pre-employment conditions are met.

Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who, due to a disability, require accommodations for completing the application process, testing (if required for the position), or the interview, should notify the Human Resources Office 10 working days before the accommodation is required.

Neither the smoking of tobacco (nor other substances) nor the use of electronic vaporizers is permitted on the campus grounds.

SUNY Ulster does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews.  All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

 

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