English Faculty (Part-time, adjunct) - Muckleshoot Site

$42.00 hourly
  • Northwest Indian College
  • 39811 Auburn Enumclaw Road Southeast, Auburn, WA, USA
  • Feb 10, 2020
Part time Education

Job Description


English Faculty (Part-time, adjunct) – Muckleshoot Site


OPENING DATE:    February 10, 2020

REVIEW DATE:      February 28, 2020  

CLOSING DATE     Open until filled

START DATE:         Spring Quarter 2020

LOCATION:             Muckleshoot Site  

SALARY:                  $42.00 per credit hour



Approved English Instructors are responsible for teaching pre-college and/or college level English courses as assigned. Instructors shall acknowledge the cultural perspective of students, use a variety of methods to convey necessary knowledge and skills, and develop student self-esteem. The faculty member is expected to prepare students for completion of NWIC degrees and to transfer to four-year institutions.



  1. Develop course syllabi and
  2. Teach courses in pre-college and/or college level English/Communication.
  3. Submit necessary reports such as enrollment, assessment, progress and grading information in a timely
  4. Order textbooks and supplies in advance of courses taught following established college
  5. Create an environment, a presentation style and a pace in which learning is
  6. Maintain at least ½ hour of office availability each week for each credit of lecture class
  7. Present a Native American cultural
  8. Submit information to their supervisor regarding scheduling proposals, budget needs and travel requests in a timely manner following established
  9. Assist in the assessment of student learning
  10. Participate in content area activities /work.
  11. Participate in at least one in service or pre-service



This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED to perform this position successfully:


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in English, or related
  • Experience teaching at the postsecondary or secondary level (TA experience acceptable; instructor experience preferred).
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication
  • Must have excellent interpersonal/people
  • Excellent organizational skills, handling multiple tasks and numerous student
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work well with all


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a tribal college
  • Experience working with and advising adult
  • Experience with and sensitivity to Native American people and cultural
  • Experience working with adult distance learning
  • Ability to work well on an independent basis with minimal
  • Ability in utilizing a variety of instructional delivery methodologies and a strong academic preparation in reading as evidenced by undergraduate and graduate level


Language Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of


Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized


Computer Skills:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet usage; Spreadsheet, PowerPoint, and Word Processing



Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.


  1. Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications
  2. NWIC Application
  3. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form
  4. Current and complete professional resume
  5. Copies of college transcripts (official copy requested at time of hire)
  6. Three letters of recommendation from persons, who are not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position
  7. If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials

The job announcement and application forms are available online at www.nwic.edu/jobs or may be requested from and submitted directly to:


Human Resources Northwest Indian College

2522 Kwina Road

Bellingham, WA 98226-9278

Telephone/Fax: (360) 392-4230

Email: employment@nwic.edu