Minneapolis College is seeking temporary, part-time English instructors within the English department. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Teaching courses primarily in English composition and developmental writing, with occasional offerings in literature and creative writing
Participating in review and implementation of curriculum
Participating in student assessment and departmental meetings
Participating actively in the college community through committee work and inter-departmental collaboration
DATES OF EMPLOYMENT
Fall Semester 2019 (August 21 - December 20, 2019)
Master's degree with a major in English or a master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credits (27 graduate quarter credits) in English.
Composition/Rhetoric - coursework and/or practice in critical literacy and whole language theory and pedagogy; autonomous classroom teaching experience (2+ years)
Developmental Writing - coursework and/or practice in the theory and pedagogy of developmental writing; autonomous classroom teaching experience (2+ years)
Community College Experience - two or more years' teaching experience in a community, tribal, or combined community and technical college
Critical Race Theory - coursework and/or practice in critical race theory; demonstrated commitment and connection to communities of color
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy - coursework and/or practice in developing and implementing curriculum, pedagogy and materials that promote the academic achievement of diverse learners, especially non-native speakers of English, students of color, indigenous students, older students, sutdnets with disabilities, first-generation students, and those from impoverished backgrounds
Demonstrated commitment to the academic needs of all students
Cross-cultural Pedagogies - two or more years' classroom teaching experience and/or significant graduate-level coursework in multicultural educational theories, pedagogies and settings
Assessment - demonstrated experience with the development of assessment strategies and practices across classroom, department, and college levels
Civic Engagement - documented experience with service learning, public work, or social responsibility practices in the classroom
Technology, Pedagogy, and New Media - two or more years' experience developing and teaching in digital composition settings, including online and hybrid courses
INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD APPLY ONLINE ON OR BEFORE MAY 15, 2019 APPLICATION DEADLINE. Submit a cover letter, cv/resume, unofficial copies of all transcripts, and contact information for at least five (5) references who can directly address your qualifications for this position (prefer that at least one reference observed you while you were acting in a teaching capacity), online to: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/minneapolisedu/default.cfm. Application materials submitted by any other method are unable to be considered.
APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE TRANSCRIPTS TO BE CONSIDERED. Copies of transcripts will be acceptable for the screening process; however, the successful candidate must provide official transcripts at the time of hire.
The State of Minnesota offers eligible employees an excellent benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, optional dental, short- and long-term disability, paid personal and sick leave, defined benefits and defined contribution (401(a), retirement plans), tuition waiver for employees and dependents, and optional 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans.
Instructor salaries currently range from $37,437 - $82,417 annually on the basis of education and experience; salary schedule placement is determined in accordance with the 2017-2019 Master Agreement between the Minnesota State Board of Trustees and the Minnesota State College Faculty.
Minneapolis College is one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota, serving approximately 8,000 students annually in credit and noncredit programs. The college enrolls 56% students of color. As a comprehensive public community and technical college, Minneapolis College offers 114 credentials in 44 liberal arts and career and technical programs. The college has strong ties to corporate and industry partners that help fund student scholarships, provide state-of-the-art training and equipment, and offer internship and employment opportunities to the college's graduates.
Minneapolis College is located downtown with easy access to jobs, internships, city life, restaurants, entertainment venues and cultural activities just steps away. The Twin Cities is also home to a population of more than three million people and has one of the highest concentrations of corporate headquarters of any metropolitan area in the country. The region consistently ranks high in quality-of-life surveys, with a relatively low cost of living and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities.
Minneapolis College is a member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities system. With 37 colleges and universities across 54 campuses, Minnesota State is the largest provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota and the fourth largest system of higher education in the United States.
The safety of all members of the Minneapolis College campus community is of vital concern. The most recent Annual Compliance and Security Report is available on the college website at www.minneapolis.edu/clery. Past copies of the report can be found on the Minneapolis College Public Safety page located at www.minneapolis.edu/publicsafety.
An equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and encourages application from underrepresented groups. Recognized as a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon (BYR) employer. A member of Minnesota State colleges and universities.
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Internal Number: 18252
About MINNEAPOLIS COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE
With its 31 institutions, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The colleges and universities operate 54 campuses in 47 Minnesota communities and serve about 250,000 students in credit-based courses. Overall, the system produces about 33,500 graduates each year. In addition to credit-based courses, the system offers customized training programs that serve about 153,200 employees from 6,000 Minnesota businesses each year. The law creating the system was passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 1991 and went into effect July 1, 1995. The law merged the state's community colleges, technical colleges and state universities into one system. The system is separate from the University of Minnesota.