Full Time Faculty – English Composition Generalist

Long Beach Community College District

Full Time Faculty – English Composition Generalist

  • Institution: Long Beach Community College District
  • Location: Long Beach, CA
  • Website: www.lbcc.edu
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Full Time Faculty – English Composition Generalist

  • Long Beach Community College District | Long Beach, CA
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Job TitleFull Time Faculty – English Composition Generalist

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

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Location Long Beach, CA

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Job Description

Full Time Faculty – English Composition Generalist

 

Salary: $83,651.12 – $121,468.39 Annually

 

Job Type: Full Time

 

Job Number: A24 – 01

 

Closing: 2/4/2024 11:59 PM Pacific

 

Location: Both Liberal Arts Campus & Pacific Coast Campus, CA

 

Department: English

 

Description

 

Full Time Faculty – English Composition Generalist

 

Please note, the salary range for this position has been adjusted upward at an increase of 8.22%, per Board approval at the January 24, 2024, meeting.

 

LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE

Long Beach City College is committed to providing equitable student learning and achievement, by delivering high quality educational programs and support services to our diverse communities. Long Beach City College currently has the privilege of serving approximately 34,549 students, the majority of whom are students of color. Long Beach City College is a Hispanic serving institution, and of our student population 50% are Hispanic/Latinx, 19% are White, 12% are African American, 10% are Asian & Filipino. An ideal candidate will demonstrate cultural competency in serving the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial, and cultural backgrounds of community college student populations, including students with differing abilities. For more information on our College demographics please click here: https://www.lbcc.edu/pod/lbcc-college-facts.

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

Long Beach Community College District is currently seeking one (1) full-time tenure track English Composition Generalist Professor commencing in the Fall 2024 semester. The primary assignment involves teaching all levels of composition and other English courses. This assignment also includes curriculum and program development, participation in department, division, college committees, and participatory governance activities. Faculty are expected to collaborate across disciplines, to make effective use of student support resources, to participate in ongoing professional development, and to assume leadership roles both within the department and in the institution as a whole. The teaching assignment may be at the Liberal Arts campus, the Pacific Coast campus or other college teaching locations. The assignment may be day, evening, weekend, online or off campus and is subject to change as needed. The ideal candidate for this position embraces the overall mission of the Long Beach Community College District, with a focused commitment to excellence in teaching and student success through the discipline of English.

 

COLLEGE MISSION

Long Beach City College is committed to providing equitable student learning and achievement, academic excellence, and workforce development by delivering high-quality educational programs and support services to our diverse communities. We are Purposeful, Focused, Nurturing, Connected and Respectful.

 

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At https://youtu.be/6NI6N0w-40khttps://youtu.be/6NI6N0w-40khttps://youtu.be/6NI6N0w-40k, we celebrate equity, diversity and ensure a positive and inclusive working environment for all college students, faculty, staff, and administrators. We believe diversity fosters awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for our students. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to hiring qualified applicants who are dedicated to student learning and success.

 

Duties

 

The College seeks candidates who exhibit an understanding and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a passion for commitment to student success. The position encompasses the following professional responsibilities and competencies:

 

SERVICE

 

• Assuming leadership roles both within the department and in the institution as a whole.

• Commitment to serving the needs of the student, department, college, and community.

• Collaborating across disciplines and utilizing of student support resources.

• Participating in department, division, college committees, and participatory governance activities.

• Participating in curriculum and program development.

• Working collegially and collaboratively within the college community.

• Participating in ongoing professional development.

 

TEACHING

 

• Creating a dynamic learning environment that values instructor/student interaction.

• Engaging effectively with and facilitating authentic learning for students of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences.

• Adapting teaching pedagogy to the knowledge of each individual and class.

• Responding reflectively to an evidence-based assessment of student learning.

• Integrating new technologies into the learning process, including but not limited to interactive technologies for on campus and on-line courses.

• Communicating effectively orally and in writing.

 

Qualifications

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

• Master’s in English, literature, comparative literature, or composition, OR

• Bachelor’s in any of the above AND Master’s in linguistics, TESL, speech, education with a specialization in reading, creative writing or journalism, OR

• the equivalent

 

Applicants who do not meet the https://www.cccco.edu/About-Us/Chancellors-Office/Divisions/Educational-Services-and-Support/What-we-do/Educational-Programs-and-Professional-Development/Minimum-Qualifications for this discipline verbatim are required to submit a http://www.lbcc.edu/sites/main/files/file-attachments/supplementalequivalencyapplication-fillable.pdf https://get.adobe.com/reader/. All candidates must demonstrate

 

Evidence of a sensitivity, understanding, and ability to manage the classroom environment AND effectively provide instruction to community college students of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.

 

Desirable Qualifications:

 

Professional knowledge and teaching experience

 

• Demonstrated ability to teach academic writing, reading, critical thinking, rhetoric and literacy skills to first-time college students and multilingual students.

• Demonstrated knowledge of and current experience in college composition theory and research.

• Demonstrated ability to communicate well both orally and in writing.

• Recent experience in working with community college students in composition courses and a willingness in using evidence-based, culturally responsive, and equity-minded instructional practices, including teaching in learning communities (e.g., Puente, Umoja, MANA, Male Success Initiative)

• Demonstrated excellence in teaching using different modalities, including asynchronous and hybrid online courses.

 

Institutional experience

 

• Recent community college or lower division teaching experience.

• Understanding of and commitment to the mission of community colleges and similar open-admissions institutions.

• Knowledge of various California educational initiatives that impact teaching and learning in the community college system.

• Collaboration across disciplines and utilization of student support resources to foster student success.

• Participation in department, division, college committees, and participatory governance activities.

• Participation in curriculum, program, and faculty professional development.

• Commitment to understand and serve the needs of the student, department, college, and community.

• Commitment to work collegially and collaboratively within the department and college community by fostering and supporting culturally responsive norms, adhering to policies, regulations, and processes, and developing and contributing to environments that stimulate innovation, free thought, and mutual respect.

 

Sensitivity to students of diverse backgrounds and abilities

 

• Demonstrated sensitivity to issues of diversity and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic, racial, and economic backgrounds, sexual orientations, genders, cultures, and learning styles, as well as students with disabilities or varied levels of academic preparation.

• Commitment to create a dynamic learning environment that prioritizes instructor/student interaction.

• Demonstrated ability to address equity gaps within English courses.

 

Experience with data-driven assessment

 

• Recent experience in evaluating and analyzing institution-wide and course-level success and Student Learning Outcomes data.

• Ability to self-reflect and respond to an evidence-based assessment of student learning.

• Commitment to understand and apply both institutional and course data.

 

Additional Information

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Long Beach City College only considers complete applications for employment. All application materials must be electronically submitted and uploaded by the applicant by the application deadline. Applications are initially screened for completeness and State Minimum Qualifications. Complete applications are forwarded to the Department hiring committee for further review. A complete application includes:

 

• A Long Beach Community College District Online Application.

• A cover letter outlining your education and experience relevant to this position.

• A current resume or curriculum vitae.

• A list of three references, including current addresses and telephone numbers of both colleagues and supervisors.

• ALL graduate and undergraduate transcripts, showing school name, all college coursework, degree title and conferral date. This includes transcripts for any and all for the following degrees BA/BS, MA/MS and above (Ed.D, Ph.D, etc.) and courses used for transfer credit. Transcripts can be official or unofficial and must be submitted as an attachment. The conferral date must be on or before the application deadline in order to meet Minimum Qualifications.

• Transcripts from countries other than the United States must be evaluated by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Service (http://www.naces.org/members.htmlhttp://www.naces.org/members.html.

• Applicants who do not meet the https://www.cccco.edu/About-Us/Chancellors-Office/Divisions/Educational-Services-and-Support/What-we-do/Educational-Programs-and-Professional-Development/Minimum-Qualifications for this discipline verbatim are required to submit a http://www.lbcc.edu/sites/main/files/file-attachments/supplementalequivalencyapplication-fillable.pdf https://get.adobe.com/reader/https://get.adobe.com/reader/.

 

RECRUITMENT TIMELINE and SELECTION PROCESS

Application deadline: 02/04/2024

Application Screening: conducted through 03/08/2024

First level interview, tentatively scheduled for: Week of 03/25/2024

Final interview: tentatively planned for: Week of 04/10/2024

 

COVID-19

All Long Beach Community College employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan 3, 2022 in compliance with District Policy. Please note that if selected for employment, you must provide proof of fully vaccinated status by date of hire. Documented proof of vaccination is required as part of the onboarding process. Individuals requesting accommodation must do so in a timely manner for consideration. For further information on LBCC District COVID-19 policy and guides, please view our https://www.lbcc.edu/return-campus.

 

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS

Individuals who require reasonable accommodations in the Application or Examination Process in accordance with ADA should notify the Human Resources Office at least two days prior to the closing date, by calling (562) 938-4372.

 

THE LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Long Beach Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and equity minded hiring practices. It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunities and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, language, accent, citizenship status, race, color, ancestry, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics.

 

Ancestral Land Acknowledgement

Long Beach City College acknowledges our presence on the traditional ancestral land of the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples. This land remains unceded territory. We acknowledge the painful history of genocide and forced removal from this territory. Long Beach City College honors and respects the Gabrielino/Tongva ancestors and their connection to this land.

 

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