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Adjunct Professor of Critical Literacy (PT)
DATE:   7/16/2019
FLSA STATUS:   Exempt
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Coordinator of Instructional Services
DEPARTMENT:   Academic Success Center
SECTOR:   Academic

SUMMARY:

The Academic Success Center at Niagara University seeks a part-time instructor for one section of its developmental integrated reading-writing course, CRL 101, “Critical Literacy,” for fall 2019 semester.  This course is designed to help first-year students build their college-level reading and writing skills.  Students who are recommended for CRL 101 will take it before the university’s freshman composition course.  CRL 101 has a shared common curriculum; a syllabus, reading assignments, and writing prompts will be provided.  The fall 2019 semester begins August 26, 2019, and the course is scheduled for Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:40-7:00 pm.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Follow provided course syllabus to fulfill the course objectives; Maintain class records and attendance;  Prepare and grade assignments, tests, and papers fairly and return to students in a timely fashion;  Plan thoughtful and engaging lessons that promote active learning;  Demonstrate sensitivity to the reading and writing needs of developmental students;  Be available to students by email and by appointment

 


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Thorough knowledge of current pedagogy for teaching developmental reading and developmental writing to college students;  Excellent writing skills and strong knowledge of grammar and excellent writing skills;        Ability to plan and present course material clearly;  Sound professional judgment and demeanor; Ability to maintain respectful instructor-student relationship and foster a supportive, collegial classroom atmosphere;  Experience teaching or tutoring nonnative speakers of English 


QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

A  Master's Degree or higher in Developmental Education or Secondary Education/English;  Experience teaching reading and/or writing at the college level



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NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Ryan Thompson, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8324, rthompson@niagara.edu, www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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