Harris- Stowe State University’s Academic Resource Center (ARC) is seeking qualified candidates to teach a developmental integrated reading and writing course. Individuals selected for the position must demonstrate the ability to cultivate a healthy instructor-student relationship, and engage the students in active learning. The instructor will perform administrative aspects of instruction in a timely manner.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Engaging and student focused classroom instruction
Ability to differentiate instruction based on the instructional needs
Effective use of assessment data to guide instruction
Effective communication skills with students, faculty, and staff
Hold office hours in the Academic Resource Center (ARC)
Experience working with online course management systems and online homework management systems
Attend required Adjunct Faculty Institute and all scheduled department meetings
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of the Academic Resource Center
Ability to teach day or evening classes
Education: Must possess a minimum of a Master’s degree in education or related field. Degree or certification in reading and/or writing certification preferred but not required. Preference is given to individuals with teaching experience at a community college or university in developmental reading and writing.
Preferred Skills and Abilities:
Must have the ability to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse and demanding student population;
Must be a self-starter who works well in a fast-paced, dynamic, team-oriented and culturally diverse environment;
Must be perceptive and patient, with strong people skills and a willingness to assist others;
Demonstrated ability to build rapport in developing meaningful relationships with students
Ability to demonstrate ownership, accountability, and teamwork;
Ability to focus on results and to commit to excellence;
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Extended standing is required due to proctoring exams
May be susceptible to eyestrain, back discomfort, and hand/wrist problems due to long periods working on a computer;
Occasional stress may occur from volume and deadlines;
Demands normal manual dexterity and visual and auditory acuity;
Must be mobile throughout the campus;
May be some walking, standing, bending or carrying light items.
Review of applications will start immediately until the position is filled. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Salary based on qualifications and experience. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts and three professional references online.
This role is a part-time contracted position and is expected to be filled for the Fall 2019 Term.
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“Please No Phone Calls”
Due to the large number of applications submitted and the high volume of applicant inquiries we receive regarding the status of applications, we are unable to accept phone calls or walk-in inquiries regarding applicant status.
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About Harris-Stowe State University
Harris Stowe State University is a coeducational municipal university centrally located in St. Louis. MO. There are three divisions. The college division provides a program of instruction leading to the degree of B.A. in education. The junior college division offers two-year courses in general, professional, and pre-professional training for residents of St. Louis. The University hosts collaborative graduate degree programs with Maryville University, the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Webster University. The University continues to expand, adding new campuses and buildings as part of its 21st-century initiative to offer opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students seeking a variety of degrees.