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English Instructor

Company:
Red Rocks Community College
Job Location:
Lakewood, 80228
Category:
English and Literature
Type:
Adjunct/Part-Time
Salary: See Position Description

Location: Lakewood, CO

Job Number: 062024 - 611375

Division: Academic Affairs

Department: English

Closing Date: 7/31/2024 4:59 PM Mountain

FLSA Status: Non- Exempt

To Apply
Complete an application and attach the following; A cover letter describing your professional work experience and addressing the required qualifications and a resume.

Red Rocks Community College exemplifies extraordinary. We are dedicated to our Vision and Mission, which promote student achievement, staff empowerment, and community engagement. We live our values: Integrity, Collaboration, Learning, Inclusiveness, and Communication.



RRCC seeks applicants who understand and have first-hand experience working with diverse populations, which may include but are not limited to, historically marginalized populations such as people of color, LGBTQ+ community members, veterans, first generation graduates, and people with disabilities.

Summary of Position



The Red Rocks English department is seeking adjunct instructors to teach FY Composition courses (Comp I and Comp II) both in-person (synchronous) and online (asynchronous). Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential motivators in our hiring process and professional development as educators. 

Part-time Instructors provide instructional duties for the College in their respective areas of expertise. They report to the department chair within the discipline and do not have any supervisory responsibilities. Responsibilities include instruction, student assessment, and other related instructional duties. Instructional delivery may include face-to-face, hybrid, and online. Classes may be held days, evenings, and weekends.
 
The instructor must be patient and respectful, while also providing their expectations for what is considered acceptable work. The instructor must display dedication to the class as well as the goals of the program.
 
This posting will be used to fill multiple part-time Instructor vacancies. Finalist must be willing to make Colorado their primary workplace, including for online courses.   

*Payment is based on the credit hour/contact hour and class ratio as assigned to you by the department chair. RRCC starts at $1,048.57 - $1,153.43/credit hour.* 



Essential Responsibilities
  • Planning and teaching classes to meet Course Learning Outcomes.  Submitting course grade and performing other administrative duties required. 
  • Mentoring students and evaluating their academic progress.  Referring students to campus and community services as needed.
  • Participating in department and college professional development (with a small stipend to support these activities). 
  • Helping to create an inclusive, equity-minded community and classroom (whether teaching face-to-face, synchronous remote, or asynchronous online classes); this includes using preferred pronouns, diversifying course curriculum, and making course materials accessible and student-friendly. 
Qualifications



Required Qualifications:  
  • Master's degree from an accredited institution with 18 graduate hours in English, rhetoric/composition, creative writing, literature, or related field (NOT including Education).
Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Master's degree from an accredited institution in rhetoric/composition or English.
  • Experience teaching at the college level.
  • Experience teaching visual/digital literacy alongside traditional reading and writing.
  • Current scholarship in the field of rhetoric/composition.  
  • Current professional development in DEI-informed teaching practices. 
About Red Rocks Community College



About Red Rocks Community College

For questions regarding this position please contact Elyse Marsh, Faculty - English, at elyse.marsh@rrcc.edu or 303-914-6559.  
 
For general questions regarding full or part-time talent recruitment at RRCC contact Angelee Cornejo, Senior Human Resource Generalist 303.914.6300, or by email at Angelee.Cornejo@rrcc.edu.
 
We also believe in going further. At Red Rocks Community College, we have a focus on equity and belonging. We strive to create a community in which everyone feels respected and valued for their unique talents and contributions, and where people from all backgrounds are able to achieve their goals. Red Rocks Community College acknowledges that inclusion and equity are multifaceted and complex concepts, and that our efforts in these areas will require innovation, intention, and an institutional commitment to these principles, across our entire college community.

Red Rocks Community College is an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). As we move toward full HSI status, we are focused on servingness and are committed to creating a learning environment where equity is expected and our Latinx students thrive.

Red Rocks Community College has designated the Executive Director of Human Resources as its Affirmative Action Officer/Equal Opportunity Administrator/Title IX Administrator with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. For information, contact Executive Director of Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator, Title VII/Equal Opportunity Coordinator, ADA/Sec 504 Coordinator, 13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80228. 303-914-6298.  

Red Rocks Community College provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process and/or during the course of employment, please contact Jennifer Matthews, Executive Director Of Human Resources, at (303) 914-6298 or HR@rrcc.edu (Attn: Jennifer Matthews).

For information regarding Red Rocks Community College safety, including crime statistics for the Red Rocks Community College Lakewood and Arvada campuses, please see the RRCC Police Department website. For a hard copy report, please contact 303.914.6394.

Notice to all Applicants
  • Final candidate will be subject to successful completion of a background check, and, if applicable, a motor vehicle record review.
  • Former employees of the Colorado Community College System, or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in their application material.
  • Final candidates are required to submit unofficial transcripts for non-instructional positions and official transcripts for instructional positions to Human Resources within thirty (30) days of hire.
  • Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment.
  • Red Rocks Community College participates in E-Verify.
  • Red Rocks Community College is a tobacco and smoke-free campus.
  • All RRCC employees, except student employees, contribute to Colorado PERA at a fixed percentage of their earnings and do not contribute to Social Security.
  • Finalist must be willing to make Colorado their primary workplace.
RRCC/CCCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Red Rocks Community College and Colorado Community College System believes when all human qualities are regarded with dignity and respect and when everyone has access to the individualized support they need, all will have the opportunity to thrive. In all aspects of the employment process, decisions are made based on merit, competence, performance and business need without regard to sex, gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, familial status, veteran or military status, pregnancy status, marital status, religion, genetic information, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. Our Accommodations and Non-Discrimination policies, plus other helpful information, can be found publicly at https://www.rrcc.edu/about-us/disclaimers-and-legal-notices.



We also believe in going further. At RRCC we have a focus on equity and belonging. We strive to create a community in which everyone feels respected and valued for their unique talents and contributions, and where people from all backgrounds are able to achieve their goals. Red Rocks Community College acknowledges that inclusion and equity are multifaceted and complex concepts, and that our efforts in these areas will require innovation, intention, and an institutional commitment to these principles, across our entire college community.



Red Rocks Community College is an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). As we move toward full HSI status, we are focused on servingness and are committed to creating a learning environment where equity is expected and our Latinx students thrive.



For information regarding Red Rocks Community College Security, including Clery Act/Crime Statistics for the campuses and surrounding area, please see the https://www.rrcc.edu/about-us/disclaimers-and-legal-notices.
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