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Essential Job Functions:
· Demonstrates acceptance and support of the mission and goals of the University.
· Effectively teach knowledge-relevant college-level English Composition courses, with a commitment to providing excellence in education.
· Present course teachings in such a way that students are encouraged to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, to increase motivation, to develop a positive self-image, and to clarify their values.
· Actively engages in planning, developing and improving curriculum offerings.
· On the first day of class, provides each student a copy of a course syllabus that conforms to University-approved requirements.
· Teaches the course in accordance with the course syllabus.
· Informs students of the course objectives and requirements, explains the grading system and attendance policy, and provides a bibliography of suggested readings.
· Participates in orientation sessions conducted each semester by the Division Head or CAPE Director, as applicable.
· Ensures that undergraduate students are aware of tutorial and support services of the Academic Support Center, which includes advising, tutorials and first year programs, and all other departmental workshops associated with student learning.
· Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Education and/or Experience
· Master's degree in English from an accredited institution of higher learning or an MFA with 18 graduate hours in English Composition required.
· Must possess the minimum credential standards of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), which normally include at least 18 graduate semester credit hours in the subject area or suitable approved justifications.
· Demonstrated success teaching at the college level.
· Recent experience in a higher education setting preferred.
· Candidates with teaching experience and expertise in an additional area also offered in the assigned department is highly desired.
· Knowledge and experience in using instructional technology.

Other Competencies
Must have a philosophy that is consistent with the Mission, Vision and Core Values of the organization. Vision, commitment, and experience in achieving goals and pursuing excellence is critical. Strong oral and written presentation skills. Ability to work well independently and as a member of a team. Excellence in organization, decision-making, problem-solving, and creating a collaborative environment. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Must be able to read, write and speak fluently in English.

For faculty employment consideration, a candidate who meets job opening qualifications must COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING STEPS for EACH job opening to which the qualified candidate applies.

TO EXPEDITE YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE DO NOT FAX, MAIL OR DELIVER YOUR INFORMATION. Submit ALL the following documents by selecting Apply or via email to jobs@shawu.edu :

- A fully completed Shaw University Application Form (see web link below)
- A current, fully complete resume or curriculum vitae
- An unofficial Graduate transcript
- An application cover letter with statements of teaching philosophy and research interests
- Three current letters of reference.

A resume or curriculum vitae without an accompanying Shaw University Application Form cannot be accepted.

Online App. Form: http://www.shawu.edu/uploadedFiles/Faculty_and_Staff/ShawUniv_FillableApplication.pdf
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