Job Title: English - Full-time Faculty (tenure-track)
Location: Seattle Central College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 11461
Opportunity Description *About Us*
We are a district of three distinct colleges North Seattle College, Seattle Central College, and South Seattle College and five specialty training centers. Which makes us the largest and most diverse community college district in the state of Washington, we are leaders in change and innovation.
As a Seattle Colleges employee, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the passionate work of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion as we work against systemic racism. Additionally, you will gain the rewarding experience of contributing to the success of an open-access learning institution that prepares students for life and work, fostering a diverse, engaged and dynamic community.
Seattle Colleges staff and faculty also enjoy a competitive benefits package, professional development opportunities and enrichment experiences in areas of their choice including, committee, workgroup, and affinity group opportunities.
*Application and required materials must be submitted no later than: *September 10, 2022
*Salary range for this position begins at: *$68,542/yr. (depending on experience)
Are you passionate about collaborating to lead engaging and equity-minded learning experiences in English composition? Have you developed innovative strategies to engage students in learning? Are you inspired by the opportunity to advance antiracist practices in higher education? If these questions resonate with you, then we invite you to consider joining the Seattle Central College team, an equity-focused open-access college dedicated to helping all students achieve their academic and professional goals.
The Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Division comprises a vibrant collection of over 20 areas of study that include the arts, world languages, professional-career programs, and array of disciplines that study the relationships between the individual, culture, politics, and society. In all that we do, the Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences Division embraces integrated learning, diversity, and equity as essential components in teaching and learning at Seattle Central. From anthropology to visual media, from art to psychology, and from English to apparel design & development and beyond, the AHSS Division programs prepares students to value the rich varieties of human experience, to understand the relationship between the self and the community, and to establish a foundation for professional learning that can take them anywhere. Our programs prepare students to thrive in their academic and professional career goals in a world of increasing uncertainty and complexity. In Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences courses, students acquire the communicative, critical, creative, collaborative, and global-learning skills that will prepare them not just for further studies or a career, but for a rich, personal future full of opportunities.
As a Seattle Colleges employee, you will enjoy competitive compensation as well as all the benefits as a Washington State employee. To learn more about our excellent benefits offerings please see our benefits overview here: [Seattle Colleges Employment Benefits](
This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement with representation by AFT
* Attached current Resume
* Attached cover letter addressing how your background intersects with the job
A sample assignment with a 100-200-word explanation of how the assignment represents your teaching philosophyRequired application materials must be completed and submitted online
*Notice to Applicants:*
Please note that Seattle Colleges has moved to remote operations, pending public health guidance. Per CDC and WA Public Health directions, at this time we will be practicing social distancing and holding interviews virtually using video conference or teleconference options. As such, if you are selected for interview, please be prepared to hold your interview virtually.
Per Governor Inslee s [Proclamation 21-14.1]( - COVID-19 Vax Washington Amendment.pdf&data=04%7C01%7C%7Cd4fcbfe184aa429d86ba08d972258bbf%7C02d8ff38d7114e31a9156cb5cff788df%7C0%7C0%7C637#######54920480%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=fYptiGQQYLY%2BADZcvE6V0Og1Xlcx%2BBPAvVrG2ytWRlM%3D&reserved=0), employees of higher education and healthcare institutions must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than October 18, 2021, unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. Updated information about how to provide proof of vaccination or request a medical or religious accommodation will be posted as soon as it is known.
*What you will be working on:*
* Prepare and deliver instruction
* Assess student work
* Assign grades
* Maintain required instructional records
* Develop curricula as needed
* Collaborate through committee participation
* Work on contractually agreed-upon activities listed within the AFT Seattle/Seattle Colleges Agreement
*What you bring as a candidate:* (Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience)
* Master's degree, or equivalent in English or related field, for example Composition and Rhetoric, Literature, Ethnic/Cultural Studies, or Creative Writing.
* English composition teaching experience in post-secondary education environments.
* Experience in a variety of teaching situations, for example online, hybrid modalities, and/or team-teaching in interdisciplinary learning communities.
* Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion practices and/or lived experience that speak to the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
* Demonstrated work in anti-bias, anti-racist curricula, pedagogy, and assessment.
* Experience engaging in collaborative (e.g., committee, team-teaching or co-teaching) work with colleagues on campus and/or comm unities.
* Proven competency in English written communication as well as information literacy skills.
* Demonstrated experience teaching English-language learners in post-secondary education environments.
* Demonstrated experience in teaching and/or research in Ethnic/Cultural Studies.
* Documented success using Canvas (or another learning management system) to enhance student learning.
Ability to perform range of physical motions, exerting up to 25 pounds; lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds; standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time, kneeling, squatting, and stooping; and traversing up and down stairs.
Seattle Colleges follows the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides the following information as a guideline for applicants:
* Ability to operate office equipment
* Ability to read and verify data and prepare various materials
* Ability to exchange information on the phone or in person
*Notice of Non-discrimination Statement *
Seattle Colleges is committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity for all its students, employees, and applicants in education, employment, services and contracts, and does not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity, color, age, national origin, religion, creed, marital status, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, status as an honorably discharged veteran or disabled 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. In addition, reasonable accommodations will be made for known physical or mental limitations for all otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Further, the Seattle Colleges is committed to ensure that all employees and students work and learn in an environment that fosters mutual respect and professionalism, free from all forms of bullying behaviors, including cyber bullying .
Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the college s Director of Legal Compliance:
1500 Harvard Avenue Seattle, WA 98122-3803
Seattle Colleges is committed to recruiting dedicated faculty and employees who together create a welcoming academic climate that reflects the diverse backgrounds of our community, including ethnicity, national origin, religion, race, gender, gender identity, age, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, disability, political status, and sexual orientation.
*Background Check Statement *
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant s suitability and competence to perform in the position. In addition to the background check, candidates will be required to complete the Sexual Misconduct Disclosure Form as required WA HB 2327.
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