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.
(a) Master's degree in English
OR (b) Master's degree in Literature or Writing
OR (c) Master's in Fine Arts (Creative Writing)
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.
The University of Hawaii at Manoa serves approximately 20,000 students pursuing 225 different degrees. Coming from every Hawaiian island,...