Spanish Instructor - 10.5 Months

Spanish Instructor - 10.5 Months


Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Winterville, NC


Depends upon Qualifications


FT Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, June 27, 2019
Closes: Thursday, July 11, 2019

Target Start Date

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Foreign Language/University Transfer Department Chair

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree with a minimum of 18 credit hours in Spanish required. At least two years' experience preferred in Community College or University system teaching Spanish. Early College high school and Career and College Promise teaching experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:  Tasks involve the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of walking, standing, climbing, balancing, reaching, bending, stooping, kneeling and crawling, and which may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (up to 20 pounds).
Data Conception:  Requires the ability to compare and or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.
Interpersonal Communication:  Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange pertinent and vital information to co-workers.  Includes the receiving of information and instructions from supervisor and the giving of information and instructions.
Language Ability:  Requires ability to read a variety of books, policy and procedure manuals, schedules, etc. Requires the ability to prepare reports, logs, records, etc. with proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar, using all parts of speech. Requires the ability to speak with and before others with poise, voice control and confidence.
Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of rational systems to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in oral, written, diagrammatic or schedule form.  Requires the ability to learn and understand relatively complex principles and techniques; to make independent judgments in absence of supervision; to acquire knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.  Must have the ability to comprehend and interpret received information.
Verbal Aptitude:  Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow and give verbal and written instructions; and to teach and counsel volunteers and staff. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently with persons of varying educational and ethnic backgrounds and in a variety of technical and/or professional languages including Spanish and University Transfer program requirements, etc.
Numerical Aptitude:  Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; ability to utilize principles of fractions; ability to interpret graphs.
Form/Spatial Aptitude:  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape, and visually read various information.
Motor Coordination:  Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes using office machinery, and other special equipment; and to operate motor vehicles.
Manual Dexterity:  Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, keyboards, office equipment, control knobs, buttons, switches, catches, etc. Must have moderate levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination and Visual AcuityRequires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color; requires the visual acuity to determine depth perception, night vision, peripheral vision, inspection for small parts; preparing and analyzing written or computer data, etc.
Interpersonal Temperament:  Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency.
Physical Communications:  Requires the ability to talk and hear: (talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing:  perceiving nature of sounds by ear).

Preferred Qualifications

See Minimum Qualifications

Position Description

The duties of the Spanish Instructor will include the following: Teaches assigned curriculum face-to face, hybrid, and online Spanish courses and assists with the Foreign Language Lab. Additional instructor duties will include Advising Associate in Arts and/or Associate in Science students and assisting in the Arts & Sciences Student Success Center. Instructor will contact and meet with advisees on a regular basis. Instructor will meet with students as needed and other general college duties.  Additional responsibilities to the college: receive, review, process, submit and file a variety of documents and reports including FTE, LDA, regular course averages, course outlines/tests/syllabus, work orders, and other forms. This position reports to the Foreign Language/University Transfer Department Chair.

Provides instruction in Spanish: 110, 111, 112, 211, 212
Provides instruction in Spanish language and culture working with students in a formal classroom setting and online instruction as well as individualized attention. Ability to effectively evaluate student proficiency in written, oral, and reading capabilities of the Spanish Language.
Ability to teach in various course delivery methods such as traditional, hybrid and online courses.
Provides guidance and assistance with assigned University Transfer advisees; contacting advisees on a regular basis. Assists with creating and approving Student Educational Plans, evaluating student progress, approving graduation requests, and other areas of goal setting and guidance.
Assists in department assessments of all Spanish courses in order to meet work effectiveness and strategic goals.
Makes student referrals to Student Assistance Program, Disability Services, Tutoring, and other campus resources as needed.
Responds to telephone calls and emails in a timely manner.
Receives, reviews, processes, files, and/or submits a variety of documents and reports on time.
Maintains accurate instructional records such as attendance, grade sheets, and other required documentation.
Communicates with faculty and staff, and meets with department chair, to demonstrate awareness and understanding of all curriculum/department standards and policies.
Operates a variety of office equipment such as computer, projector, printer, fax machine, copier, telephone, etc.
Interacts and communicates with various individuals and groups such as students, faculty, staff, other division personnel, students/customer, supervisor, and department heads.
Participates in campus committees and events as needed.
Performs related duties as directed.

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