Teaching a full-time (5/5 load) in college-level courses in Communication Studies, primarily college-level introductions.
Participation in the development and implementation of curriculum and instructional materials within the Communication Studies department.
Participating in student assessment. Assessment of student learning outcomes at the course, department, Transfer Pathway in Communication Studies, and college general-education levels.
Actively engaging in the college community through committee work and inter-departmental collaboration.
Development and revision of courses and instructional materials.
Committment to providing quality instruction and services to a very diverse student population.
Commitment to consensus-driven decision making with colleagues in the Communication Studies Department. Collegial and cooperative work relationships with colleagues in the department, department support staff, and all college personnel.
Teaching may involve both on-campus and online instruction. The schedule may include daytime, evenings, or Saturdays.
The State of Minnesota offers qualified employees 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.
Full time faculty salaries currently range from $37,437 - $82,417 annually. Salary schedule placement is determined on the basis of education and experience and in accordance with the 2017-2019 Master Agreement between the Minnesota State Board of Trustees and the Minnesota State College Faculty. Temporary part-time faculty teaching five (5) or more credits per semester shall be paid a proration of the appropriate position on the salary schedule for that academic year. Adjunct faculty members who teach fewer than five (5) credits per semester shall be compensated at the rate of $1,400 per semester credit.
Master's degree with a major in speech, speech communication, or communication, or communication studies or
Master's degree in any discipline/field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credits (27 graduate quarter credits) in speech, speech communication, or communication, or communication studies.
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)
Community College Experience - two or more years of teaching experience in a community or combined community and technical college
Autonomous classroom teaching experience in Introduction to Communication Studies, Public Speaking, Small Group Communication, Intercultural Communication, or Interpersonal Communication.
Demonstrated teaching or background in any of the following areas: Environmental Communication, Gender, Argumentation, and Health Communication.
Deomonstrated commitment to diversity and evidence of a strong and clear understanding and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrouds of community colleges and their students, faculty, staff, administrators and communities they serve.
Assessment - experience with the development of assessment strategies and practices across all levels: classroom, department, and college.
Service to the College - a demonstrated willingness to participate through committee work and/or student activities.
Student-centered - demonstrated contributions to student growth and development through retention measures, student mentoring, and student activities.
Social Responsibility - experience with community outreach or service learning practices.
Ph.D. in field.
APPLY ONLINE ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 10, 2020 PRIORITY REVIEW DEADLINE. OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Provide a cover letter, cv/resume, and copies of all transcripts online to: https://minneapolistech.peopleadmin.com/. Application materials submitted by any other method cannot be considered. Applicants should be prepared to provide contact information of four (4) references, including two (2) managers, 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).
APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE TRANSCRIPTS TO BE CONSIDERED. Copies of transcripts are acceptable for the screening process; the successful candidate will need to provide official transcripts at the time of hire.
Minneapolis College is one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota, serving approximately 8,000 students annually in credit and noncredit programs. The college enrolls 56% students of color. As a comprehensive public community and technical college, Minneapolis College 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.
Minneapolis 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 has one of the highest concentrations of corporate headquarters of any metropolitan area in the country. 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.
Minneapolis College is a member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities system. With 37 colleges and universities across 54 campuses, Minnesota State is the largest provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota and the fourth largest system of higher education in the United States.
The safety of all members of the Minneapolis College 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 Minneapolis College Public Safety page located at www.minneapolis.edu/publicsafety.
An equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and encourages application from underrepresented groups. Recognized as a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon employer. A member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities.
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Internal Number: 18987
About MINNEAPOLIS COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE
With its 31 institutions, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The colleges and universities operate 54 campuses in 47 Minnesota communities and serve about 250,000 students in credit-based courses. Overall, the system produces about 33,500 graduates each year. In addition to credit-based courses, the system offers customized training programs that serve about 153,200 employees from 6,000 Minnesota businesses each year. The law creating the system was passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 1991 and went into effect July 1, 1995. The law merged the state's community colleges, technical colleges and state universities into one system. The system is separate from the University of Minnesota.