Under the general director of the Executive Vice President of College Affairs and Learning, the Instructor of Spanish will facilitate learning the Spanish language. Responsibilities include preparation, teaching and conducting laboratory courses as assigned; develop syllabi; facilitate student learning; recruit, advise, tutor and evaluate students. Faculty are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence throughout their employment at the college. Essential Requirements
- To understand and commit to the Mission of the College ~ To provide challenging and diverse opportunities for the pursuit of learning and to enhance personal and community development in a responsible, accessible and learner-centered environment.
- Teach assigned coursework in the Fine Arts Division including, but not limited to Elementary Spanish, Intermediate Spanish, Conversational Spanish, Basic Spanish for Medical Personnel and other Occupational Spanish Classes.
- Prepare and update syllabi for coursework taught.
- Maintain a permanent record of student attendance and academic progress, which can be evidenced in written and statistical terms.
- Meet and teach assigned day, distance learning (ITV), outreach and/or evening classes on a prompt, regular and complete basis.
- Evaluate students and provide upon request records of student progress and/or attendance.
- Prepare and continuously improve content of courses taught.
- Maintain regularly scheduled and posted office hours.
- Serve as an academic advisor to assigned students.
- Participate in departmental, divisional, or college meetings.
- Serve on college committees.
- Review, select, and order textbooks for assigned course.
- Represent the college at local and state conferences.
- Service to the community (present to local organizations, advise citizens on language issues and meet with local media).
- Faculty employment in accordance with the current Negotiated Agreement.
- Masters Degree in Spanish or in related field with at least 18 graduate hours in Spanish.
- Demonstrated oral and written proficiency in Spanish.
- Ability to work cooperatively with department and division faculty, division coordinators, and supervising deans and distance learning administrators in the promotion and delivery of high quality education through DCCC.
- Ability to think, write and communicate effectively.
- Continue evidence of proficiencies and developing expertise within areas related in and to current teaching assignments.
- Ability to maintain teaching schedules, organize time, and execute duties in the delivery and support of high quality education.
- Proven ability to work with diverse populations including tradition and non-traditional students.
- A valid driver’s license
Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.
For more information, contact:
Office of Human Resources
Dodge City Community College
2501 N. 14th Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399