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Part-Time Instructors for Spanish

Company:
Utah Tech University
Job Location:
Category:
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Type:
Adjunct/Part-Time
Salary: See Position Description

Location: St. George 84770, UT

Job Type: Part-Time Instructor

Job Number: 25GAD921-02

Division: College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Department: History, Humanities and Modern Languages

Opening Date: 10/28/2021

Closing Date
Continuous

Position Announcement

The Department of History, Humanities, and Modern Languages invites applications for a Part-time Instructor position in Spanish. This is a continuous posting, not an announcement for a specific vacancy.  We are building the pool of qualified applicants for possible future part-time teaching vacancies in the Spanish Program. Descriptions of courses within the department is found online at https://catalog.utahtech.edu/courses/span/; information about the program can be found online at https://humanities.utahtech.edu/foreign-languages-program/spanish-program/.

Responsibilities
  • Teach face-to-face Spanish courses in general language, literature, and culture (SPAN 1010-2020).
  • Collaboratively partner with other instructors for lesson planning and assessment when multiple sections of a course are offered.
  • Hold office hour and meet with students enrolled in assigned courses.
  • Attend and/or complete required trainings by the University (usually assigned in your first semester teaching, then annually thereafter), as well as completing any additional trainings, as needed and determined by the department.
  • Abide by all applicable executive orders, federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations, as well as University policies and procedures relating to part-time instructors and general campus employment.
Qualifications
  • At least a Master's Degree in a related field required. PhD in Spanish preferred.
  • Native or near-native fluency in Spanish required (equivalent to an Oral Proficiency. Interview test rating of Advanced-High or higher).
  • Teaching experience in higher education preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively teach students using a variety of instructional methods and apply best practices in the discipline.
  • Ability to communicate with diverse groups.
  • Ability to use student-centered and active-learning instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Ability to motivate and fairly evaluate student progress and achievement.
Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:  Part-time instructor position, paid $850 per credit and will be able to teach up to 2 lower division courses (SPAN 1010-2020) per semester.  Part-time instructors are governed by University Policies 631 and 638. Free access to Employee Assistance Program thru Blomquist-Hale and HPC Fitness Center/Recreation facilities; see https://humanresources.utahtech.edu/newemployee/getting-started/new-trailblazers/ for list of part-time staff employee benefits. 

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Applications are reviewed upon receipt; position open until filled. Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references (including email addresses),  and transcripts.  Please upload all of the requested documents when you submit your application. Employment is contingent upon successful completion and certification of required degrees and upon successfully passing a background check. 

If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office (435) 652-7520.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:  Utah Tech University is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning. active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our university is located in picturesque southwestern Utah, approximately 120 miles north of Las Vegas. The area is renowned for its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. Click here to learn more about the University.

Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 250 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action within its employment programs and activities. Utah Tech does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law.  

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or the University's non-discrimination policies:
  • Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel Sainsbury - titleix@utahtech.edu, HCC 579, 435-652-7747.
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Jennifer Larimore - titleix@utahtech.edu, 435-652-7731.
For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://titleix.utahtech.edu/ or contact:
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, ocr@ed.gov, 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, ocr.denver@ed.gov, 303-844-5695.
The University provides key institutional information regarding Academics, Campus Safety, Student Services, Employment Laws, and other requirement items per the Higher Education Act and other consumer information requirements to perspective students, students, UT employees and prospective employees online at https://utahtech.edu/right-to-know/ 
and https://police.utahtech.edu/clery-act/

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification.

Benefits

Utah Tech University offers a variety of miscellaneous benefits and discounts to employees, both for use on-campus and off-campus. No other benefits are offered for this position.
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