Instructor, CC (English)
University of Hawaii - Honolulu, HI

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General funds, to begin August 2013 pending availability of funds and actual staffing requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Under general supervision, teach basic skills, developmental, and college-level courses in composition and reading, as well as college-level courses in literature.
  • Counsel students and assist in campus-related student activities.
  • Identify student learning needs and implement constructive responses to them.
  • Maintain appropriate office hours for each course taught.
  • Participate in faculty and administrative committees.
  • Develop and maintain an approved program of professional self-improvement; community outreach and service.
  • Prepare and revise course objectives.
  • Perform assessment of student learning.
  • Plan, organize, and independently carry out instructional and non-instructional assignments.
  • Work collaboratively with other faculty and staff.
  • Day, evening, weekend, and/or distance classes may be assigned as part of the regular workload.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Commitment to community college principles and philosophy is essential.
  • The College strongly emphasizes the "open door" concept and serves a diverse student and community population.
  • Minimum Qualifications
  • (a) Master's degree in English OR (b) Master's degree in Literature or Writing OR (c) Master's in Fine Arts (Creative Writing)
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • Demonstrated clarity in oral and written language skills.
  • Successful teaching experience at the community college level or equivalent.
  • Successful multi-cultural teaching experience.
  • Successful post-secondary teaching experience in Hawai‘i.
  • Documented ability to work with a variety of cultures and audiences.
  • Coursework and/or successful experience teaching transfer and non-transfer reading and composition as well as literature and/or linguistics courses.
  • Experience and willingness to use integrated, active, applied learning approaches and to teach interdisciplinary courses.
  • Experience and willingness to work with faculty in career/technical areas to align support courses with their programs.
  • Ability to employ writing assignments and critical thinking skill development as part of students' classroom learning activities.
  • Willingness to incorporate into instruction the various technological media available to the college, including distance learning.

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