English Instructor

  • Little Priest Tribal College
  • 601 East College Drive Winnebago NE
  • Feb 24, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

LITTLE PRIEST TRIBAL COLLEGE

 

OUR MISSION: "BE STRONG AND EDUCATE MY CHILDREN"

 

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

 

 

Opening Date: 9/21/20

Position: Full-Time  English Faculty Reports To: V.P of Teaching & Learning Rate of Pay: DOEE

Closing Date: Open until filled

FLSA Status: Salary

Work Schedule:  Full-Time

 

 

 

Purpose of Position:

The instructor is responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities. The instructor is responsible for providing effective learning experiences in the classroom and laboratory for students with diverse cultures, interests, abilities and expectations. The instructor is responsible for performing assigned duties during the day or evening, on any LPTC campus as assigned. At a minimum, the related activities include instruction, instructional counseling, academic advising, and serving on various committees. An instructor performs all other duties as directed by the academic dean or the president or designee.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree with a major in the subject area or a related field with 18 graduate credit hours in the area to be taught.
  • Teaching experience at the college level.
  • The instructor will obtain and maintain a Nebraska State dual emollment certification.

 

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

 

At a minimum, the essential functions of the instructor are:

 

  • Teach 12-15 credit hours (or the equivalent in lab and learning community hours) each semester;
  • Maintain 10 office hours per week for the purpose of assisting and advising students;
  • Maintain a high level of expertise in the subjects taught and stimulate enthusiasm for those subjects;
  • Maintain a classroom environment conducive to learning and encourage students to fully engage in the learning process;
  • Provide competency-based education which aligns with the LPTC model of curricula;
  • Design and  deliver  instruction  through  the  development  of  instructional  plans  to  meet  course competencies, and develop activities which support lesson objectives;
  • Deliver learning-centered instruction that fosters student involvement through effective planning and preparation for classes;
  • Promote student success by showing flexibility in teaching style and work schedule and exhibit a passion for teaching and for students;

  • Manage the learning environment through accurate recordkeeping, submission of grades and other reports on time; enforce college academic and attendance policies;
  • Contribute to the learning culture by participating on assigned committees;
  • Support campus events such as orientation and graduation, and participate in various other workshops and meetings;
  • Assess learning outcomes through the college-wide assessment plan and classroom evaluation of instruction, modifying instruction as needed to improve learning;
  • To recommend  textbooks  and  other  instructional  materials  including  classroom  and  laboratory equipment to the NP of Teaching & Learning;
  • To assist in the college's library collection development by selecting, evaluating, and culling library resources in each appropriate discipline;
  • To teach all classes according to an approved course syllabus;
  • To conduct class evaluations and complete other college evaluations  in accordance  with college policy;
  • To participate in program and curriculum review and development and student learning outcomes initiatives;
  • To read  and  understand  college  online  resources  (Faculty  Handbook,  Personnel  Policies  & Procedures);
  • To study and utilize students' learning styles in each class in order to facilitate the best teaching and learning situations;
  • To incorporate instructional technologies in classroom delivery;
  • To assist with pre-registration and registration;
  • To assist in recruitment and retention of students;
  • To serve as an academic advisor to assigned students;
  • To refer students to counselors and tutors as needed;
  • To submit required reports to the appropriate college personnel;
  • Acquire knowledge of Winnebago culture through available workshops, attending at least one each semester and attending one IDST course within the first year of employment;
  • Demonstrate commonly accepted standards of professionalism and ethical behavior;
  • Participate in interviewing and selection committees for new faculty and staff members.

 

 

 

 

Required Documents: Application, Resume/CV, Cover Letter/Letter of Interest, Unofficial transcripts (certified copies of transcripts will be required if offer is extended and accepted), Reference List. All materials included in your application packet become LPTC property. Please retain copies of all materials you submit, as they will not be returned or copied at a later date, and will be considered for this opening only.

 

To Apply:

Applicants can submit a cover letter, resume, college transcripts and a letter of reference to Human Resources Coordinator,  P.O. Box 270, Winnebago, NE 68071 or email to amy.harkins@littlepriest.edu Applicants  may also go to https://littlepriest.edu/jobs-openings/ and complete the on-line application.

At LPTC,  we are  committed  to hiring  a workforce  that is as diverse  and inclusive  as the people  and

communities we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment practices are free of discrimination. Indian  preference  applies. All other applicants  have equal  opportunities  of employment irrespective of their race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, gender identity, physical  or mental  disability, or veteran status. LPTC will uphold these principles and ensure  that this philosophy is administered appropriately. Arrangements for reasonable accommodations