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Tenure-Track Business Instructor

Shoreline Community College
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Business Administration

Tenure-Track Business Instructor

Shoreline Community College

Salary: See Position Description

Job Number: TTBus24

Location: Shoreline Community College, WA

Department: Social Sciences - Business

Job Summary

Date of First Consideration: April 1, 2024
We will continue to accept applications until the position is filled, however, those who applied by April 1st will be reviewed and interviewed prior to screening applications received after that date.

Salary: $53,816 - $77,156/ academic year (172-day contract), dependent upon education/experience

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Business Department
Join the Business Department at Shoreline Community College and contribute to the development of students' understanding of fundamental business principles. This role involves fostering critical thinking and problem-solving skills, preparing students for diverse roles in various business structures. Beyond teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will engage in advising students, evaluating current instructional methods, creating programs and curricula, and actively participating in Shoreline's governance, departmental activities, divisional initiatives, campus-related professional events, and industry-focused advisory meetings. Additionally, this position is expected to support and advise (along with other unit faculty) for the Shoreline Community College chapter of DECA. NOTE: An on-campus presence is required for this position.

The selected candidate will be tasked with instructing college-level courses in business administration, catering to 100-level and 200-level transfer and professional-technical students. Teaching responsibilities encompass a variety of courses such as Introduction to Business, Business Law, Marketing, Human Relations, E-Business, Project Management, Human Resources, Entrepreneurship, Supervision, Advanced Excel, Data Analytics, and International Business. For a full list of the business department courses please visit our Academic Pathways page at The teaching assignments may include both on-campus and off-campus locations, with some sessions possibly scheduled in the evening.

Faculty at Shoreline will have an array of students from differing programs in their classroom, including professional technical and university transfers. Shoreline seeks a candidate that can identify and mitigate the barriers to success that many students face and be passionate about creating an equitable learning environment that supports success for all students.


Required Education & Experience
  • Master of Business Administration or a Master's degree in Business or a related discipline from an accredited institution
  • Three years' experience teaching in a higher education environment or conducting training & development related to Business Administration

three years' experience in an industry related to Business Administration
  • Experience with both online and in-person teaching, including the development of online coursework and proficiency in utilizing emerging technology
Knowledge of
  • Various instructional delivery modes such as in-person, hybrid, Hyflex, online (synchronous and asynchronous)
  • Microsoft Office programs, learning management systems and other appropriate instructional technology
  • Field-based learning, internships, and fostering student engagement on campus outside of the classroom.
Skill in
  • Active contribution to equity and inclusion by fostering multicultural awareness, competence, and responsiveness.
  • Infusing enthusiasm and excitement into the instruction of business courses.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with individuals at all levels within and outside the College.
  • Adapting to various teaching situations to ensure support for a variety of diverse student needs.
  • Developing/modifying curriculum both collaboratively and independently.
  • Working and interacting effectively with colleagues, staff, students, administrators, and others of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
Conditions of Employment

Physical Work Environment:
The College is currently in mixed (both in-person and online) operations, with the option for some assignments to completed in an online environment based on program or area needs. If authorized by the College for remote (online) instruction, faculty will need to provide their own workspace and internet access, noting the College will provide technical equipment and support for online work needs. For on-campus in-person instruction, work is usually performed in a classroom/office space that requires standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time. Faculty typically use computers and media equipment in the work environment.

Term of Employment/Salary:
This is a full-time, tenure track position, with a 172-day annual contract beginning September 19, 2024. Salary placement is determined by the number of qualifying years of teaching/work experience combined with educational preparation. Hiring of this position is contingent upon available funding as determined by the College President.

Other Conditions:
Shoreline Community College is committed to providing equal opportunity in education and employment for all students, employees, and applicants, and does not allow discrimination or harassment on the basis of race or ethnicity, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, status as an honorably discharged veteran or military status, political affiliation or belief, citizenship/status as a lawfully admitted immigrant authorized to work in the United States, or presence of any physical, sensory, or mental disability. For our full non-discrimination statement and contact information, visit:

Persons with disabilities have the right to reasonable accommodation in all aspects of employment with the College. This includes, but is not limited to recruitment, application, hiring, training, termination, conditions of employment, and any other employer-supported activities. Applicants requesting accommodation should contact the Office of Human Resources at
  • This position has been designated as a bargaining unit position represented by the Associated Federation of Teachers Local #1950.
  • In compliance with the Immigration and Nationality Act, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire.
  • This position is overtime-exempt.
  • Other conditions that may apply will be detailed upon offer of employment.
In accordance with RCW 28B.112.080, applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current or past places of employment.

Required Materials

To be considered for this position, please submit the following:
  • NEOGOV online profile, application, and supplemental questions
  • Letter of interest addressing qualifications related to the needs of the position.
  • Current resume
  • *Official transcripts required upon hire*
Please Note: Once application materials have been submitted, you may not modify the application.

Applicants considered for positions at the College may be required to submit to a background check as a condition of employment. Adverse information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability for the position.
*Community Standard Statement"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly ..." -- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Shoreline Community College is a place for students, employees, and the community to pursue excellence in education in an environment dedicated to equity, inclusiveness, and self-reflection. We value respectful, dynamic interactions and lively discussion. We strive to create an environment where everyone is supported and valued. Shoreline Community College does not tolerate hateful, violent, or discriminatory actions that target any person or group based on their beliefs, customs, identity, or affiliations. When one of us is diminished, all of us are diminished.

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