POSITION: English Instructor
LOCATION: Devils Lake, ND (on-campus)
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Must be eligible to work in the United States. There is no sponsorship for this position.
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: This is a 9-month, tenure-track position.
BACKGROUND CHECK: LRSC does require a successful background check for the selected candidate prior to beginning employment.
JOB SUMMARY:Duties include teaching, curriculum management, assessment, student advising, faculty committees and student recruiting. This position requires the candidate to be physically on-campus a minimum of 35 hours per week and will teach both on-campus and online as determined by the needs of the institution.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in English or a Master’s degree in a related field and 18 graduate credits in English. Priority would be given to the candidate who is also faculty qualified to teach Introduction to Public Speaking (COMM 110) or be willing to become faculty qualified (earn 18 graduate credits) in Communications. Minimum skill requirements include excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capacity to build rapport with students, faculty and staff, and the ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups.
Preference will be given to those with documented successful teaching skills and experience with Microsoft Suite, online learning management systems, and Campus Connection. The successful applicant must be highly-motivated and self-directed. The candidate must be able to support the mission of LRSC.
SALARY: $40,000 - $56,000 depending on experience. Overload contracts and online teaching in the summer are traditionally available (but not guaranteed) which can increase earning potential.
BENEFITS: Fully paid family or single health insurance, life insurance, sick leave, employee tuition waiver, spouse/dependent tuition discount, excellent retirement, etc.
APPLICATION CLOSE DATE: March 15, 2024
POSITION START DATE: August 16, 2024
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Fill out the LRSC employment application, include a cover letter, resume, and information for three professional references. For questions, contact HR Director, Lake Region State College, 1801 College Drive North, Devils Lake, ND 58301 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. (Note: Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.)
CONFIDENTIALITY OF APPLICATION MATERIALS: Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists.
EO/AA STATEMENT: Lake Region State College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
VETERAN’S PREFERENCE NOTICE: Lake Region State College will be hiring one (1) applicant for this position and will interview the top three (3) candidates. North Dakota Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.
NO SMOKING NOTICE: As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.