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English Professor

Grayson College

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Overview:
Welcome to Grayson College. Grayson College is in the heart of Grayson County and provides a vital link for higher education. GC offers small classes for personalized instruction, affordable tuition, caring, professional faculty, and the convenience of day, evening or online classes. The college serves approximately 5,000 students annually. Grayson’s reputation is highly respected by surrounding universities and industries as an excellent source of quality graduates who bring specialized, skilled and much-needed talents to the workplace.
 

The department of Arts and Humanities at Grayson College is seeking to fill a full-time faculty position in the English Department. The successful candidate will mostly teach lower-division undergraduate sections of the general education courses in English composition as well as, at times, our developmental writing courses (co-requisite model) and literature courses. Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed. This position instructs in a variety of settings and formats, including dual credit, online, hybrid, distance learning, and weekend/evening.
 

The salary for this position is based on the Grayson College 2022-2023 Faculty Salary Scale, https://www.grayson.edu/employment/files/faculty-salary-scale-22-233.pdf.
 

Benefits:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short & Long-term disability insurances available
  • Medical premiums covered by Grayson College for FT employee only
  • Sick Leave Accrual- 2 weeks per year
  • Personal Leave- 2 days for FT employees per year
  • Holidays- Labor Day, Thanksgiving Break, Winter Break, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Spring Break, Memorial Day, and Independence Day
  • Tuition-FT employees, their spouse & dependents are eligible for coverage of full Grayson College tuition amount.
 
Responsibilities:
  • 65% Teaches at least 15 SCHS of English and/or INRW courses per long semester; meets classes as assigned and provides assistance to students outside of class; assists Chair in coordination of INRW co-
    requisite model.
  • 10% Works as a team member in the Arts and Humanities Department; complies with the "faculty responsibilities" as outlined in the Faculty Handbook and the College's Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • 10% Develops and updates curriculum as updated by the State of Texas, participates in college committees and assists in registration, advisement and recruiting of students.
  • 10% Contributes to the campus assessment process by measuring and reporting student learning outcomes as directed to meet THECB Core Objectives and SACSCOC requirements.
  • 5% Performs other duties as assigned by the Dean and Department Chair.
Performance Measurements:
1. Demonstrates Viking Values of balance, clarity, gratitude, service, teamwork, and trust.
2. Places student success at the center of all decision-making.
3. Uses a wide range of learning resources, tools and technologies to improve access and student success in higher education.
4. Creates and facilitates authentic integrated learning experiences for students and promotes the development of critical thinking so students can apply their learning to the world of work and further education.
5. Embraces the community college mission and the faculty role of contributing to the technical and general education of students who will apply learning to the world of work and transfer their education to a university or the workplace.
6. Assesses student knowledge, skills, and abilities regardless of how or where the learning and skills were acquired.
7. Collaborates with the Arts and Humanities faculty.
8. Participates in professional development and stays current in both the professional field and in current teaching/learning best practices.
 

This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising the position.
Qualifications:
  • A Master's degree or higher in English and/or related field with a minimum of 18 hours of graduate English classes from an accredited university is required.
  • Previous successful experience teaching English and/or Developmental English in a high school, university and/or community college is required.
  • Experience tracking student learning outcomes, analyzing resultant data, and implementing improvement plans is required.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple assignments.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to engage students in the learning process and proven commitment to student success. Must maintain collegial attitude with college community as well as outside entities.
  • Must exhibit cooperative attitude and excellent team skills. Position requires excellent computer and multimedia skills.
  • Position requires excellent communication and organizational skills.
Additionally, to be considered for this position you must submit:

1. Unofficial transcripts (Official transcripts will be required if hired.)
2. A completed Grayson College Application
3. Cover letter
4. CV
5. Sample composition syllabus
6. Teaching philosophy
7. Three professional references

This position is considered a security sensitive position and will require a criminal background check.

GRAYSON COLLEGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ON THE BASIS OF MERIT AND WITHOUT DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, GENDER, AGE, DISABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS PROHIBITED BY LAW.
 

The employer actively supports the Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact the human resources office at 903-463-8770 or gcjobs@grayson.edu.
 
 
 

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