Intensive English Adjunct

United States
Apr 02, 2024
Apr 06, 2024
Intensive English Adjunct


$5,000 - $6,000 per 5 credit class


Adjunct Faculty
Responsible for teaching Intensive English (IE) beginning in Winter 2024. Responsible for teaching various courses to international students registered in college-level Intensive English (IE) at Olympic College in areas, which may include several of the following: reading, writing, grammar usage, vocabulary, speaking and listening, pronunciation, American culture, or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) preparation.
May be responsible for teaching course(s) IE 15 - IE 102 in accordance with college catalog, schedule of classes, course outlines, course syllabi, and any departmental guidelines;
Provide quality teaching including related preparation and grading;
Provide class syllabi to students enrolled in classes and to the division office as requested;
Maintain accurate records of students and complete forms as required;
Punctual communication with students, faculty, and staff;
Perform other related duties as assigned and/or required.
Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in TESOL, ESOL, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university
Experience working with individuals from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
Basic level computer competency
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience teaching English to non-native English-speaking students
Experience in the development of intensive English curricula and course content
Knowledge of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Proficiency Guidelines
Knowledge of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam
Successful applicants will be able to:
Ability to negotiate sensitive interactions between different ethnic and cultural identities
Work effectively with individuals representing a wide range of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, life experiences, and abilities
Demonstrate excellent customer service skills
Effectively teach and impart excitement and enthusiasm in teaching courses
Demonstrate a commitment to teaching students with little or no background, as well as experienced students desiring to further their career
Utilize a variety of methods and modes of instruction to ensure student success
Teach and contribute through actions or in any other way to the college's diversity
Function as a team player
Foster a climate of multi-cultural understanding and appreciation
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing in the classroom and with other professionals
Appropriately incorporate the use of computer information technology in the delivery of services
Establish and maintain effective working relationships
Demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment, to the Olympic College mission, diversity, and a learning-centered climate
Uphold Olympic College's values and ethics necessary to maintain a positive climate
Terms of Employment
This is an adjunct faculty position contracted on a quarterly basis.

Placement on the faculty salary schedule will be


with educational background and experience. The salary listed is a range based on per quarter. A collective bargaining agreement exists, and this position is covered by the Association for Higher Education (AHE).

Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the department.

Evening and/or weekend classes, instruction at satellite Olympic College campuses, and off-campus assignments including travel to clinical sites may be a part of the instructional load.
Adjunct positions at the college are open continuously and reviewed on a quarter-by-quarter basis.

Individuals who apply to the applicant pool are considered active for a period of 12 months from the application date and may be contacted when vacancies occur.

Applying does not guarantee that a position will be available or offered.
Adjuncts are not eligible for benefits upon their



Adjunct faculty must work 50 percent of a full-time load for two consecutive quarters to become eligible.


hours earned at other SBCTC colleges may count towards this requirement


The list of benefits that may be available after is as follows.
Deferred Compensation Program (DRS) retirement savings plan; TIAA supplemental retirement savings plan, sick leave, Aflac, space available tuition waiver, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), fitness center, reduced


and priority consideration on-site childcare on a space available.
For more information


benefits, please visit our website


Conditions of Employment
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily


employment but will be considered in


the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

In addition to the background check, candidates will be required to complete the Sexual Misconduct Disclosure Form as required WB HB 2327.

Olympic College seeks candidates for employment who share our commitment to fostering



and inclusive learning environment (read


Equity Statement

). All applicants

are required to


a statement of 500 words or less, describing the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the higher education environment and their prior, current, and/or potential contribution(s) to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion as an employee.

How To Apply
To be considered for this position a candidate must apply online through the Olympic College website and


the following required materials:
Olympic College Online Application


Cover Letter - in your cover letter describe how your experience sets you apart for this position.

Unofficial college transcripts. Official transcripts and copies of mandated certifications will be

required of

the successful candidate.

EEO Statement
Olympic College


equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate

on the basis of

race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Olympic College Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities

in accordance with

the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following people have been


to handle inquiries


non-discrimination and accommodation policies:

Carroll McWhorter

, 360-475-7


. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be


or modified without notice.