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Professor, English

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
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San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Professor, English - South Campus

  • Keep up with developments in the field of study.
  • Demonstrate high standards-academic and professional.
  • Evaluate student work constructively and provide timely feedback.
  • Teach at days, times and locations that meet student needs.
  • Provide access to students through posted conference hours, electronic communications, and other appropriate methods and respond to inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Evaluate, and recommend students learning materials.
  • Develop and use a syllabus and course information materials for each course, laboratory, or clinical setting within state, college, and departmental guidelines.

Professional Development:
  • Maintain high standards of competence in the discipline(s) and teaching methodologies through professional development activities.
  • Use effective teaching methods and materials that reflect thoughtful planning.
  • Assist students in meeting course objectives, are appropriate for students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles, and engage students in learning.
  • Evaluate program curricula and teaching methods through a process of self- reflection.
  • Meet or exceed professional standards, state-mandated guidelines, and business/industry/higher education requirements, as appropriate to the discipline.

  • Participate actively in college meetings, committees, task forces, and councils.
  • Participate in college-related activities such as registration, community education, student recruitment and retention, and faculty selection.
  • Participate in college activities for students/student organizations.
  • Participate in business and community activities that foster goodwill and promote the mission and values of the college.
  • Participate in activities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards.
  • Participate in setting departmental goals, developing college budgets to support those goals, and planning for achieving those goals.
  • Maintain departmental affiliation agreements and partnerships with other institutions.

Marginal Job Functions:
  • Teach five (5) courses each fall and spring semester as assigned.
  • Contribute to the extra-curricular activities of the college and/or department.
  • Serve as needed on college and departmental committees.
  • Work cooperatively with other English and College Preparatory faculty in curricular
    review and development efforts.
  • Provide college and professional outreach to the community, and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Offer on-line instruction as required, cooperate with area high schools to instruct dual credit students, and incorporate components of the SmartStart curriculum for those classes assigned in the program.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • The successful candidate must have a knowledge of how to work with a diverse population of students including those in developmental and academic courses at a community college.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with colleagues in both the College Preparatory and Academic departments, all campus service areas, and employees across the district.

Required Education:
  • Master's Degree or above with at least eighteen (18) graduate hours in English required.

Preferred Experience:
  • Prior community college or grades 9 - 12 teaching experience.

Salary Grade: MAST

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req2722

Posting Close Date: 10/28/2020

Posted: 2020-09-30 Expires: 2020-10-31

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San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049

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