English Instructors (2 positions - unlimited full-time)
MINNEAPOLIS COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE 1501 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55403
English (2 positions) (Unclassified MSCF-CC Faculty)
Minneapolis Community and Technical College is seeking two full-time instructors in the English department. These are unlimited probationary positions, the two-year college equivalent to tenure-track positions. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Teaching courses primarily in English composition and developmental writing, with occasional offerings in literature and creative writing
Participating in and leading review and implementation of curriculum
Participating in student assessment and departmental meetings
Participating actively in the college community through committee work and inter-departmental collaboration
Fall Semester 2018 (August 22, 2018)
The State of Minnesota offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, optional dental, short- and long-term disability, paid personal and sick leave, defined benefits and defined contribution (401 (a), retirement plans), tuition waiver for employees and dependents, and optional 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans.
Annual instructor salaries currently range from $35,984 - $79,218 on the basis of education and experience; salary schedule placement is determined in accordance with the 2015 - 2017 Minnesota State College Faculty contract.
Minneapolis Community and Technical College is one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota, serving approximately 13,000 students annually in credit and noncredit programs. MCTC enrolls 58% students of color. As a comprehensive public community and technical college, MCTC offers 114 credentials in 44 liberal arts and career and technical programs. The College has strong ties to corporate and industry partners that help fund student scholarships, provide state-of-the-art training and equipment, and offer internship and employment opportunities to the College's graduates.
The College is located downtown with easy access to jobs, internships, city life, restaurants, entertainment venues and cultural activities just steps away. The Twin Cities is also home to a population of more than three million people and the highest concentration of corporate headquarters of any metropolitan area in the U.S. The region consistently ranks high in quality-of-life surveys, with a relatively low cost of living and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities.
MCTC is a member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities system. With 24 two year colleges and seven state universities. Minnesota State is the largest provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota and the fifth largest system of higher education in the country.
Master's degree with a major in English, or
Master's degree in any discipline/field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credits (27 graduate quarter credits) in English.
philosophy of community and technical college education (credit or non-credit course)**
Faculty shall have a degree in education or three years of successful full-time (or equivalent) teaching experience prior to being hired, or shall be required to complete coursework in the above content areas (or their equivalent) prior to being granted unlimited status.
* These courses shall be waived for individuals who at the time of hire have: a degree in education, or have documented evidence of successful completion of equivalent coursework in the specified teaching and learning content areas, or have three years of successful, full-time (or equivalent) secondary, postsecondary, industry, or trade apprenticeship teaching experience in the field for which they are being hired. (Procedure 3.32.1 College Faculty Credentialing, Part 5, Subpart B.2)
** This course shall be waived for individuals who, at the time of hire, have documented evidence of successful completion of equivalent coursework. (Procedure 3.32.1 College Faculty Credentialing, Part 5, Subpart B.3)
Composition/Rhetoric - coursework and/or practice in critical literacy and whole language theory and pedagogy; autonomous classroom teaching experience (2+ years)
Developmental Writing - coursework and/or practice in the theory and pedagogy of developmental writing; autonomous classroom teaching experience (2+ years)
Community College Experience - two or more years' teaching experience in a community, tribal, or combined community and technical college
Critical Race Theory - coursework and/or practice in critical race theory; demonstrated commitment and connection to communities of color
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy - coursework and/or practice in developing and implementing curriculum, pedagogy and materials that promote the academic achievement of diverse learners, especially non-native speakers of English, students of color, indigenous students, older students, sutdnets with disabilities, first-generation students, and those from impoverished backgrounds
Demonstrated commitment to the academic needs of all students
Cross-cultural Pedagogies - two or more years' classroom teaching experience and/or significant graduate-level coursework in multicultural educational theories, pedagogies and settings
Assessment - demonstrated experience with the development of assessment strategies and practices across classroom, department, and college levels
Civic Engagement - documented experience with service learning, public work, or social responsibility practices in the classroom
Technology, Pedagogy, and New Media - two or more years' experience developing and teaching in digital composition settings, including online and hybrid courses
INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD APPLY ONLINE ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 29, 2017, 2017. Submit a cover letter, cv/resume, unofficial copies of all transcripts, and contact information for at least three (3) references who can directly address your qualifications for this position (prefer that at least one reference observed you while you were acting in a teaching capacity), online to: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/minneapolisedu/default.cfm. Paper applications cannot be considered. Copies of transcripts will be acceptable for the screening process; however, the successful candidate must provide official transcripts at the time of hire.
The safety of all members of the MCTC campus community is of vital concern. The most recent Annual Compliance and Security Report is available on the College website at www.minneapolis.edu/clery. Past copies of the report can be found on the MCTC Public Safety page located at www.minneapolis.edu/publicsafety.
An equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and encourages application from underrepresented groups. A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) is a public two-year college located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. MCTC enrolls nearly 15,000 credit students annually and is an active partner in initiatives designed to strengthen the social, economic and cultural vitality of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Created in 1996, under the umbrella of the Minnesota State Colleges and Univer...sities (MnSCU) system, MCTC is the result of the merger of two institutions: a technical college with a long history of vocational education dating back to 1914 and an open-enrollment community college established in 1965. Currently, the spacious campus covers 21.6 acres of land and recent expansions include a new state-of-the-art Science Center, culinary kitchen and dining hall and outdoor plaza.