Instructor, English (9-Month)

Instructor, English (9-Month)


Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828-398-7900

Job Location

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville, North Carolina 28801


Salary: $42,843 - $44,679; Total Compensation: $61,691 - $64,038



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, May 18, 2020
Closes: Monday, June 1, 2020

Target Start Date

Monday, August 17, 2020

Expected Work Hours

Variable, 40 hours per week

Reports to

Chair, English

Employment Type

Full Time Regular (9-Month)

Minimum Qualifications

1. Master’s degree in English or related discipline with 18 hours graduate hours in English (Teaching/Education course work is not accepted, even with ENG pre-fix.);
2. Teaching experience in higher education;
3. Experience with scaffold writing instruction;
4. Experience as an instructor with learning management systems within the last three years, such as Moodle or Blackboard.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience teaching at a community college;
2. Two years of full-time or equivalent experience teaching developmental courses;
3. Experience teaching students with different learning abilities and styles;
4. Experience with video conferencing (i.e. Zoom);
5. Experience advising students at a community college;
6. Experience teaching various classroom formats (hybrid, on-line, emporium, self-paced, traditional);
7. Proficiency in a foreign language such as Spanish, an East Slavic language, and/or American Sign Language.

Position Description

Job Description Summary

The English Instructor is responsible for teaching curriculum, co-requisite and/or transitional English classes, advising students, and creating innovative teaching methodologies. The English Department supports the College’s mission by offering all levels of English courses for students. The English Department supports certificates, applied and transfer programs. This position will focus on teaching transitional and co-requisite English classes.


1. Maintains mastery of subject matter.
2. Develops and/or teaches courses for which the appropriate credential is held.
3. Teaches in various formats, various locations, and via various delivery methods.
4. Documents students’ progress for RISE courses and works with Transition Course Coordinator.
5. Advises students.
6. Adheres to policies, procedures, expectations, and practices of the College, the department, and discipline.
7. Communicates clearly with students, other faculty, and staff.
8. Contributes to a safe and secure campus environment.
9. Enforces Code of Classroom Conduct and Code of Student Conduct.
10. Assists with program reviews, program accreditation, and SACSCOC accreditation as appropriate.
11. Attends meetings and events and actively participate on committees and taskforces.
12. Attends the annual commencement ceremony.
13. Upholds the College Vision, Mission, Values, and Welcoming College statement.
14. Supports diversity in all aspects.
15. Establishes or upholds learning outcomes that are relevant and meaningful.
16. Evaluates student progress in a fair, consistent, and timely manner.
17. Develops, prepares, and/or delivers all levels of curriculum English courses.
18. Completes required professional development annually.
19. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Post Contact

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HR Main Phone: 828-398-7114