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Adjunct English Instructor 2016-2017

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To ensure consideration, interested applicants must submit an online application, resume, and transcript(s) from an accredited institution at https://jobs.tbr.edu . Once the online application is complete and a resume is uploaded online, a confirmation number will be given to the applicant verifying that the application has been received. All Motlow College employees must pass criminal, educational and employment background checks. Human Resources Office, Dept. 200 Motlow State Community College TDD (931) 393-1621 E-mail: vcrews@mscc.edu Website: www.mscc.edu Motlow College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Sections 504/ADA employer

Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Instructor
Position Title Adjunct English Instructor 2016-2017
Department MSCC-English
Position Summary

Motlow State Community College is seeking Adjunct Faculty to teach day and evening classes in English. Adjunct Faculty are part-time temporary Instructors who may teach no more than 9 credit hours per semester and are hired on a per semester basis.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

Adjunct Faculty must possess excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. The primary responsibility of adjunct faculty is to provide quality instruction for the students.
In addition to teaching, the minimum faculty responsibilities to the college include the following: preparing course materials, preparing course outlines, reporting attendance at the beginning of the semester, and submitting grades at the end of the semester. Adjunct Instructors are also responsible for making students aware of academic resources such as tutors, writing centers, Smarthinking, The Student Success Center, completion coaches, etc.

Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours in English from an accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics
Pay Rate $450-650 per equated hour depending on the number of semesters or credit hours taught.
Posting Date 09/01/2015
Closing Date
Open until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure consideration, interested applicants must submit an online application, resume, and transcript(s) from an accredited institution at https://jobs.tbr.edu . Once the online application is complete and a resume is uploaded online, a confirmation number will be given to the applicant verifying that the application has been received.

All Motlow College employees must pass criminal, educational and employment background checks.

Human Resources Office, Dept. 200
Motlow State Community College
TDD (931) 393-1621
E-mail: vcrews@mscc.edu
Website: www.mscc.edu
Motlow College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Sections 504/ADA employer

Type of Appointment Adjunct
FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Category
Location Motlow State Community College (Lynchburg)
Location of Position Moore County, Fayetteville, McMinnville, and Smyrna campuses
Posting Number 004178

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master's degree from an accredited college or university?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least 18 graduate semester hours in English?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If you have taught before, what was the class format? (Classroom, ITV, online, hybrid, etc.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have experience teaching college-level courses? If so, what courses? What institution(s) and for how many years?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Can you document previous training to teach online courses from Motlow or another college?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you interested in training to teach online courses?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Assuming there are courses that fit into your schedule, how many courses are you interested in teaching?
    • 1 class
    • 2 classes
    • 3 classes
  8. * In order of preference, list any locations where you would be interested in teaching. If you do not list a location, we will assume you do not want to be considered for courses at that location. The possible locations are: the Smyrna Center, Moore County Campus, the McMinnville Center, the Fayetteville Center, the Sparta Site, Shelbyville Central High School (a.m. only), Coffee County High School (Manchester, TN a.m. only), Smithville (a.m. only) and Cannon County High School (Woodbury, TN a.m. only).

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * List in order of preference the times when you prefer to teach. (If you do not list a certain time, we will assume you do not want to be considered for courses at that time.) The times are: MW early morning, MW late morning, MW early afternoon, MW late afternoon, M evening, W evening, TR early morning, TR late morning, TR early afternoon, TR late afternoon, T evening, R evening, Fri early morning, Fri late morning, Fri early afternoon, Fri late afternoon, Sat morning (Smyrna only), and Weekend Warrior (3 week Smyrna course-Fri 5:00-9:00 and Sat 8:00-5:00)

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. How did you learn about this position opening?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Letter of Reference 1
  5. Letter of Reference 2
  6. Letter of Reference 3
  7. Additional Document (s)