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English Composition & Speech Instructor

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title English Composition & Speech Instructor
Job Description

The Liberal Arts Department of the College of the Marshall Islands, a community college located on Majuro atoll in the Marshall Islands, invites applications for a full-time Composition/Speech Instructor beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses in composition and speech, including research writing and public speaking. Other responsibilities will include departmental and college service, academic advising, and outcomes assessment.

Classification Type Faculty
FLSA Exempt
From Salary $25,137
To Salary $33,515
Required Qualifications

• A Master’s Degree in Rhetoric and
Composition, English, Communication, or a
closely related field.

• Experience teaching composition and/or
speech in a higher education setting.

• International or ESL teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

• Possession of a TESL/TEFL certification.
• Community college teaching experience.
• Experience with or training in outcomes
• Academic advising experience.
• Evidence of participation in departmental,
college, or community service.
• Ability to teach in other areas.

All CMI employees are expected to demonstrate the following attributes:

1. Respect
2. Integrity
3. Cultural sensitivity
4. Customer relationship
5. Teamwork

Essential Duties

Essential Function 1. Teaching 15 credits per semester.
• Writing syllabi and lesson plans.
• Conducting courses according to the
scheduled time.
• Teaching to the required outcomes.
• Evaluating student work.
• Assessing student outcomes

Essential Function 2. Student advising
• Being available to students during the
registration and early registration periods.
• Aiding assigned students in selecting the
correct courses to meet their goals at CMI,
for transfer, and for their careers.
• Assisting graduating students in
understanding their options for career and

Essential Function 3. Participating in on-going assessment and alignment of courses, programs, and services.
• Assessing outcomes for one SLO per
course per semester.
• Participating in the writing of the Liberal
Arts Program Review and Program Review
• Reviewing outlines in areas of expertise
and revising as necessary.

Essential Function 4. Providing services in support of the ongoing advancement of the Liberal Arts program and the institution as a whole
• Participating in service committees.
• Attending required departmental and dean
with faculty meetings.

Department Liberal Arts
Location Uliga Campus

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F062
Desired Start Date 08/01/2018
Open Date 01/04/2018
Close Date 03/07/2018
Open Until Filled No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. do you have a master degree
    • yes
    • no
  2. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 2
  2. Letter of Recommendation 3