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South Piedmont Community College
  • Position Number: 5265815
  • Location: Polkton, NC
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Foreign Languages & Literatures

Foreign Language Faculty - Spanish

South Piedmont Community College

Position Information

Job Description

The Foreign Language Faculty is a 9-month position located primarily on the OCH Campus in Monroe, NC. Under the direction of the Department Chair for Arts and Humanities, the Foreign Language Faculty provides quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations in the Associate in Arts, Associate in Arts Teacher Prep, Associate in Science, Associate in Science Teacher Prep, Associate in Fine Arts, and Associate in Applied Science programs. This individual has responsibility for teaching and learning, curriculum development, advising, professional development, institutional service, and community relations.

Essential Duties Summary

Exhibit an uncompromising commitment to SPCC as a learning-centered college through the College's mission, vision, values, core skills and learning outcomes, and delivery of instruction and services
Develop learning strategies and curricula that will promote successful teaching and learning in a learning-centered environment
Facilitate learning through classroom activities, distance learning experiences, workforce development, co-curricular and out-of-classroom activities
Select and use appropriate learning materials and resources, including textbooks, library resources, equipment, and supplies to enhance learning and to maintain program currency
Stay current with developments in the field of technology and learning theory
Actively participate in continuous improvement planning through the assessment of learning outcomes at the course and program levels
Provide accessibility to students and colleagues as expected in a learning-centered college
Accept teaching assignments, based on the needs of the college, at one or more of the following: L.L. Polk campus (Polkton), Old Charlotte Highway campus (Monroe), in community locations (Anson and/or Union counties), or a corrections setting (Anson county)
Accept teaching assignments scheduled during the day, evening, weekends, or online
Continue professional development for the improvement of self and the program to meet the needs of a learning-centered college
Demonstrate high-level professionalism in developing and/or implementing long- and short-range plans in accordance with the philosophy of a learning-centered college
Participate in program reviews, conduct research and surveys, and prepare updates, reports, and plans
Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for the position
Participate in student recruitment, retention, advising, and registration activities
Participate in or support the mentoring process, the SPCC Foundation, and grant identification, preparation, implementation, and evaluation
Participate in institutional, advisory, and program/instruction committees, campus activities, and representation of the college in the community
Develop strong partnerships with appropriate community stakeholders in support of program and college improvement
Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor, the dean, or the Vice President

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in Spanish OR a master's degree with 18 graduate hours in Spanish language and literature
Teaching experience
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Working knowledge/utilization of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications

Preferred Qualifications

An additional 18 graduate hours in one or more of the following languages: French, German, Russian, Italian, American Sign Language, or Mandarin Chinese
One academic year of full-time teaching experience or a part-time teaching equivalent at the college level
Familiarity with course management systems such as Canvas
Demonstrated innovation within the field of education and/or technology
Evidence of effective problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills
Evidence of a career that includes a strong work ethic with a proven track record of project completion, multi-tasking, and the ability to handle high-pressure environments
Evidence of a willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth

Physical Demands

Special Conditions Eligibility Summary

Eeo Statement Summary

South Piedmont Community College provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees based on job related criteria without reference to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification. Applicants are requested to complete questions at the end of the online application process that are strictly voluntary. Answers to these questions will not be provided to the hiring manager, selection committee, or any other employees of South Piedmont other than the Human Resources Office. The Human Resources Office uses this information to maintain accurate confidential records on the composition of each applicant pool. If you require accommodation due to a disability in order to complete the application process, please make your request to the Human Resources Office.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number: JP00599FY17-18

Open Date:

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

1. * Is there any reason known to you why you might be unable to perform consistently and promptly any of the job duties? If Yes, please explain.
(Open Ended Question)

2. * Have you ever been discharged or asked to resign from a position? Yes/No. If Yes, please explain.
(Open Ended Question)

3. * Have you ever been convicted of a crime that has required you either by North Carolina law or any other state or federal law to register as a sex offender?
4. * Do you have a minimum of a Master's degree in Spanish OR a Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in Spanish?
Master's degree in Spanish
Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in Spanish
5. * Do you have teaching experience?
6. * Do you have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing?
Excellent Skills
Good Skills
Fair Skills
No Skills
7. * Do you have working knowledge/utilization of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications?

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

1. Transcripts
2. Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents

1. Cover Letter
2. Transcripts (2)
3. Transcripts (3)

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