F/T Faculty: Spanish-Foreign Language Department-Fall semester 2019
Department: Foreign Language Department
Locations: Boston, MA
Posted: Jun 10, 2019
Closes: Jul 1, 2019 - 11:59 PM EDT
Ref. No.: FAC
About Bunker Hill Community College:
Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at three satellite locations in the Greater Boston area. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, serving some 18,000 students annually across all modes of instruction. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry specific training programs. The College is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is a Hispanic and Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Approximately 900 International Students attend from 107 countries, speaking 75 languages.
COLLEGE GOALS :
BHCC is a progressive institution guided by five goals: to Foster Student Success, Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness, Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity and Develop the College's Infrastructure. The College is committed to a learning community teaching/learning environment and, as an Achieving the Dream institution, is focused on data-driven student success.
LIVING IN BOSTON :
Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2014 and 2015 were ahead of projections. Eighty-plus colleges and a quarter of a million college students in the area make Boston one of the country's "youngest major metropolis," according to Boston magazine. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.
Full-time Tenure Track Faculty Requirements: BHCC seeks full-time faculty who demonstrate a passion for teaching and a desire to join faculty and staff to expand and create new strategies for student success. Faculty must be experienced in teaching in learning communities or willing to become proficient in learning community pedagogy and practice once hired, as well as be adept in the assessment of learning outcomes and in the use of technology in the classroom. Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse 21st century learners. Additionally, BHCC seeks faculty who value advising students and wish to contribute fully to the life of the College. Faculty may be assigned courses at one or more of the College's locations. Ability to instruct online is a plus.
Letters of application should address the above requirements as well as qualifications for this position.
Full-time instructor in the Foreign Language Department. Responsible for the teaching and curriculum development of Spanish language and literature courses
- Teach courses in Spanish language and literature
- Promote cultural awareness and cultural wealth through the teaching of Spanish
- Actively support the teaching and learning process; create and support a student-centered environment in and beyond the classroom
- Foster the development of critical thinking skills through the teaching of Spanish
- Evaluate student performance in the classroom using outcomes-based assessments
- Participate in on-going review, development and assessment of the curriculum of Spanish
- Maintain expertise in area of teaching responsibility
- Participate in on-going professional development
- Use new technologies to support instruction
- Teach in learning communities in which Spanish courses are paired with courses in other disciplines
- Actively participate as a faculty member in the general College community and fulfill duties as stipulated in the MCCC Collective Bargaining Agreement
- Ph.D. in Spanish preferred. Master's degree in Spanish required. Master's degree or doctorate in a related field with core coursework in Spanish will be considered if graduate transcript(s) are submitted with application.
- Experience in college-level teaching of Spanish required; community college teaching experience preferred.
- Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse student, faculty and staff population
- Native or near-native fluency in Spanish required
- Fluency in and experience teaching an additional language a plus
- Experience teaching Spanish literature desired
- Experience in digital humanities and open educational resources a plus
Salary Range: $46,000.00-$55,000.00. Actual Salary Will Be Commensurate with Education and Experience in Accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Relocation Stipend May Be Available.
Effective date: This position will begin on September 1, 2019. To ensure consideration, application materials must be received by July 1, 2019.
To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:
- Cover Letter
- A Copy of your Unofficial Transcripts
Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.
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