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English Faculty

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Working Title English Faculty
Brief Position Overview

Great Falls College MSU is seeking an individual to join the team as an English Faculty member. This position provides classroom instruction in courses required for the A.S., A.A.S, and A.A. degrees; the MUS General Education Core; and certificate programs. The position requires a daily in-person presence on campus and may include teaching evening and/or online courses.

Faculty Tenure Track Yes
Faculty Rank Tenure-Track
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Department Writing & Literature
Division General Education & Transfer
Appointment Type Faculty
Contract Term Academic Year
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Union Affiliation Montana Two-Year college Faculty Association
FTE 1.0
Benefits Eligible Yes
Compensation Annual
Salary Salary range of $39,459 to $48,213 annually, commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications
Contract Type MUS
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Recruitment Type External

Position Details

General Statement

This position provides classroom instruction in courses required for the A.S., A.A.S, and A.A. degrees; the MUS General Education Core; and certificate programs. The position requires daily in-person presence on campus and may include teaching evening and/or online courses.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Develop syllabi, courses, curriculum, and assessment instruments;
• Prepare course materials and use appropriate teaching techniques, which may include but is not limited to delivering lectures, leading discussions, conducting writing workshops, and meeting students for writing conferences;
• Support writing tutoring in the Academic Success Center;
• Demonstrate the ability to use various educational technical aids to improve student learning;
• Extend knowledge and competencies in the English discipline and the teaching-learning process;
• Serve on committees for the College and the General Studies Division.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

• Master’s degree in English/Composition, MFA in English/Creative Writing, or closely-related field;
• Experience teaching English in higher education;
• Computer literacy, including demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (or equivalent);
• Experience teaching students of varying abilities and with diverse educational goals;
• Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills; and
• Ability to collaborate and work positively with teams and individuals with diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

• Teaching experience at a two-year college;
• Experience with instructional technology, including learning management systems;
• Experience teaching developmental writing and/or co-requisite model courses;
• Experience teaching online writing and/or literature courses;
• Experience teaching business writing and/or technical writing courses.

The Successful Candidate Will
Special Requirements
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Posting Detail Information

Announcement Number F00047P
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 08/13/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 12/13/2017
Close Date 02/09/2018
Open until filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.gfcmsu.edu/postings/1009
Diversity Statement

Great Falls College Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the College does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the College’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Great Falls College Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, GFC MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference or request accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, Great Falls College Montana State University, 2100 16th Ave S, Great Falls, MT 59405; 406-268-3712; jobs@gfcmsu.edu.

GFC MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the GFC MSU Website: http://www.gfcmsu.edu/about/policies/400policies.html

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
  4. List of References
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