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Associate Professor, Humanities
Seminole State College in Sanford, Florida
Date Posted 01/13/2022
Faculty-Liberal Arts-Humanities
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Associate Professor, Humanities-Closing Date January 31, 2022
Job Requisition Number : 104356
Date Posted: December 21, 2021
Closing Date January 31, 2022
Position Type : FAC FT
Department Humanities
Pay Benefits and Work Schedule
This position is scheduled to begin in August 2022.
Salary is $46,697 to $68,082 commensurate with related work experience in accordance with the Salary Schedule listed in Article 26 of the UFF Collective Bargaining Agreement.
In addition to a competitive salary Seminole State College offers an attractive total rewards package including: a variety of health insurance plan options, fully paid dental and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement for employees and qualified dependents, professional development opportunities great work-life balance including time off when the College is closed, paid holidays and sick leave. In addition, employees participate in the Florida Retirement System and have several retirement options. The College pays a percentage towards retirement, based on the employee's selected plan.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (To ensure full consideration all of the following documents must be attached to the application prior to 11:59 PM on January 31, 2022:
Cover Letter
Transcripts showing the date of degree conferral; this applies to Seminole State College employees as well as external candidates (unofficial copies accepted).
Letters of recommendation are strongly encouraged
You must first complete and submit the online application, then;
From the Seminole State College Home page, scroll to the bottom and click on Employment
Under Job Seekers, click on Complete or Review an Existing Application; sign in or create an account with username and password
This is a regular, full-time Bargaining Unit teaching position on track for continuing contract. This position will begin in August 2022. The contract length is 164 days; however, other contract lengths may be available depending on department needs. Assigned campus location may vary based on enrollment. Instruction will be delivered both on campus and online.
Faculty responsibilities will include:
  • Plans, organizes, and teaches classes as assigned both on campus and online.
  • Makes use of professional growth opportunities, including but not limited to the Seminole State Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning.
  • Incorporates teaching strategies relevant to academic discipline that foster student learning, success and retention.
  • Engages students and supports student learning success in and beyond the classroom.
  • Works effectively, respectfully and productively with people from all cultural, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Maintains required office hours to provide assistance to students, both individually and in small groups. Counsels students in matters relating to academic progress.
  • Works with other faculty in support of curriculum improvement as appropriate to promote students’ success and mastery of course and program competencies.
  • Complies with College policies and procedures in accordance with required deadlines.
  • Participates in day, evening, and weekend program staffing as required. Assigned campus location may vary due to enrollment.
  • Participates in committee work as requested.
  • Contributes to a collegial and collaborative work environment.
  • Becomes actively involved with the diverse community that the College serves.
  • Works with other College departments to engage community partners that support the College Mission and Vision.
  • Performs other relevant responsibilities as requested. Tasks may include, but are not limited to, ordering and maintaining necessary supplies and equipment; participating in discipline related student activities (e.g. Brain Bowl).
  • Maintains current knowledge of discipline and teaching methods.
1. Master’s degree in Humanities from an accredited institution
Master’s degree from an accredited institution with at least 18 graduate hours in the following disciplines:
• American Studies with a Humanities focus
• Classics
• Cultural Studies (e.g. Popular Culture, American Culture, Asian Culture, African American Culture)
• Humanities
• Literature (in English, Modern, and/or Classical Languages e.g. Spanish, Greek, Japanese)
• Philosophy
• Religion/Theology
2. Teaching experience.
Demonstrated understanding of the learning centered approach to teaching.
Experience utilizing technology and innovative pedagogy to deliver exceptional teaching and learning.
A personal and professional commitment to creating an atmosphere of quality instruction at Seminole State College.
Ability to initiate and follow through on concepts related to improving student learning.
Understanding of and commitment to the use of instructional technology and instructing online courses.
Excellent, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to exhibit a professional, courteous demeanor.
English reading, writing and speaking skills at the native level of fluency.
Committed to working in a multi-cultural environment.
Works in a classroom/office environment.
1. Works in an office/classroom setting.
2. May be required to travel to and from College campuses.
3. Flexible days and hours including nights and weekends.
This description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
In addition, nothing in this job description changes or diminishes the responsibility and authority of the appropriate Associate Dean, Dean, or Associate Vice President to evaluate and recommend discipline (if and where necessary) for adjunct faculty.
This position is not eligible for Veterans’ Preference.
Conditions of Employment
Finalists and individuals recommended for employment at Seminole State College may be subject to background investigations and fingerprinting in compliance with Florida Statute 1001.64; and Seminole State College Policy 1.020; 2.020. Criminal background checks and fingerprinting will be conducted for all new employees, and for rehired employees who have had a break in service for one year or more. The Office of Human Resources will determine which background checks shall be conducted for each position, based upon its review of job descriptions and the responsibilities of the position. These include, but are not limited to, positions that have access to money, master keys, security-sensitive areas and confidential information; positions that have the capability to create, delete, and alter records; and positions that are responsible for the care and instruction of children. The College will conduct various types of background checks which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background, credit check, driver's license check, previous employment and references.
How to Apply
You must first complete and submit the online application along with the resume, then;
While signed into your application profile, click on My Job Applications under My Cover Letters and Attachments;
Click on the + sign to attach documents such as unofficial transcripts, cover letter and/or letters of reference
Equal Employment Opportunity
Seminole State College is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, pregnancy, national origin, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, veterans’ or military status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor protected under applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations in its programs, activities, and employment
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