Faculty - English

Faculty - English

locationMemphis, TN, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/17/2024
Full Time

Southwest Tennessee Community College is a comprehensive, multicultural, public, open—access college. Southwest has 7 campuses/centers from which it offers over 100 programs and over 20 technical certificate programs.

We foster student success, transform lives, and increase the educational level of a growing community in Shelby County. Southwest is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

We invite you to become a part of the Southwest Team!

Title: Faculty - English

Employee Classification: Faculty

Institution: Southwest Tennessee Community College

Department: Languages and Literature

Campus Location: STCC - Multiple Campus Locations

Job Summary

This is a full-time, academic-year (9-month) faculty appointment within the department of Languages and Literature. The Instructor is responsible for the planning, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities. The Instructor is responsible for performing assigned duties during the day, evening, or weekend on any Southwest Tennessee Community College campus. At a minimum, the related activities include instruction, academic advising, serving on various committees, participating in professional activities and organizations.

Job Duties

  • Prepares and delivers instruction on topics.
  • Administers, evaluates and grades students' class assignments, tests, and papers; and promptly informs students of their grades and progress in the course.
  • Maintains office hours for advising students seeking assistance with class assignments, academic and career fields.
  • Maintains accurate student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Attends all faculty meetings, college assemblies, professional development and orientation activities, and other meetings as called by the President, Dean or Department Chair.
  • Participates in departmental and college committees and provides service to the college and community.
  • Keeps abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, collaborating with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • May perform other duties as assigned by Department Chair/Dean.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree an accredited institution.
  • Minimum three (3) years demonstrated excellence in classroom/laboratory teaching experience at the community college level is required.
  • A background check for the successful candidate.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of current teaching and learning strategies to facilitate student-centered learning; experience interacting successfully with an ever-growing and evolving student population.
  • Skill in using technology in instructional methods and for maintaining academic and performance records.
  • Ability to teach classes using various instructional delivery methods at any of the six locations.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Candidates who are called for an interview must notify Human Resources in writing at least five (5) days in advance of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

First consideration will be given to current Southwest Tennessee Community College employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

In order to be considered for the position, the following items must be uploaded:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts

A summary of our benefits can be found below: 


Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Southwest Tennessee Community College is a TBR and AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities.