The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0600 Thursday, 31 March 2005
From: Ben Fisler <
Date: Wednesday, 30 Mar 2005 17:51:31 EST
Subject: Position in English, Speech, and Humanities
Under the supervision of the Arts Department Chair, the faculty member will:
1. teach Department of Arts courses including, but not limited to:
English, Speech and Humanities.
2. assist in planning, curriculum development, and assessment.
3. provide advising and mentoring for students.
4. participate in faculty meetings, committees, and college activities.
5. demonstrate leadership abilities, maintain positive interpersonal
relationships with faculty, staff, and students.
6. participate in campus activities.
Salary: 9 month, Faculty, 166 work days
Starting Date: August 15, 2005
$27,572 - $32,500 (depending on education and experience) +
. Masters degree in English, Speech, and/or Humanities, or closely
related field from an accredited institution.
. Demonstrated ability as a classroom teacher, preferably in a two year
. Successful teaching experience in the courses listed.
. Strong written communication skills.
. Strong computer skills, including familiarity with Blackboard and
willingness to adapt to current
trends in instructional technology.
. Willingness to create and teach on-line courses.
. Evidence of flexibility in teaching methods to accommodate various
learning styles and diverse
. Evidence of involvement in community and college activities.
. Willingness to teach a varied schedule including evenings and perhaps
weekends and summer
. Evidence of ability to work with diverse populations.
. Educational philosophy in alignment with that of a small rural,
comprehensive Community College and enthusiasm for this type of
environment and the aspirations of its people.
Finalists will be required to provide evidence of the above minimum and
Finalists may be required to submit a video demonstrating teaching style
For consideration, an applicant file MUST contain ALL of the following:
l. Letter of application addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications
3. Copies of Transcripts (B.A. and M.S./M.A.)
4. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of 3 professional references
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:
Position open until filled
Screening will begin March 28, 2005
Submit Application Packet To:
Otero Junior College
Attn: Marlene Boettcher
Director of Human Resources
1802 Colorado Avenue
La Junta, CO 8l050
Inquires May Be Directed To:
Qualified protected class individuals are encouraged to apply
Otero Junior College must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control
Act of 1986.
If hired you will be required to provide documents to show your identity
and authorization to work.
OTERO JUNIOR COLLEGE
Otero Junior College is a state two-year community college with
approximately 1,200 FTE/1,800 headcount students and governed by the
State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education. OJC is
located in La Junta which has a population of approximately 8,000 people
and is situated on Highway 50, sixty miles east of Pueblo. The College
serves the residents of Otero, Bent, and Crowley counties. This rural
geographic area in southeastern Colorado has a population of
approximately 33,000 people. The College offers two academic transfer
degrees (Associate of Arts and Associate of Science), one vocational
degree (Associate of Applied Science), nine Certificate programs, and an
Associate of General Studies degree.
Vocational degrees include Business
Management, Business Microcomputer, Early Childhood Education, Nursing,
and Secretarial Science (with emphasis in General, Information
Processing, Legal, and Medical). Certificate programs include
Automotive Technology, Children's Group Leader, Drafting, Farm/Ranch
Management, Microcomputer Operations, Nursing Assistant, Practical
Nursing, Secretarial (Office Clerk and Word Processing), Peace Officer,
and CISCO Network Management.
1802 Colorado Avenue
La Junta, CO 81050
LA JUNTA, COLORADO
Otero Junior College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, age, military or veteran status, physical ability or
any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law in
admission or access to, or treatment and employment in its educational
programs or activities. Inquires concerning Title VI, Title IX, and
Section 504 may be referred to the Affirmative Action Officer, Otero
Junior College, 1802 Colorado Avenue, Macdonald Hall, Room 221, La
Junta, CO 81050 (7l9) 384-6824 or the Office of Civil Rights, U.S.
Department of Education, 1244 Speer Blvd., Denver, CO 80204 (303) 844-5695.
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