Job description

New Haven, CT

(Full-time, 10-month, tenure track position).


Master’s Degree in English.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Teaching experience. Knowledge of computer literacy and technological innovation using education enrollment and learning platforms such as Banner and Blackboard. Ability to communicate and work effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community, including the demonstrated ability to respond to and work with diverse and varied student populations.

One or more years teaching experience, preferably at the Community College level, with a strong preference for teaching developmental reading and writing courses. A strong emphasis on college-level composition preparation; demonstrable knowledge of assessment techniques in developmental English and composition; experience in curriculum planning, development and course redesign; experience with social-emotional components of first-year experience courses; experience with ELL population; understanding of unique educational needs of developmental students; evidence of excellent classroom management skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Under the supervision of the chairperson of the First-Year Studies Depart¬ment, this instructor is expected to teach thirty credit hours (subject to collective bargaining) per academic year primarily in the areas of developmental reading and writing (English composition and literature, First-Year Experience courses, and other related courses may be included).

Teaching schedule may include evenings and/or weekends. Ad¬ditional responsibilities include the development of and participation in the following: advisement and registration for students, special college projects, working on new instructional techniques, course and program development, and other college and community service activities consistent with a strong commitment to the Community College Mission. This position requires the instructor to participate in commencement ceremonies, convocation activities, and special col¬lege meetings.

STARTING SALARY: $57,515 approximate annual, plus excellent State supported fringe benefits.

How to apply

Submit a cover letter, resume, BOR Application and three (3) letters of professional reference to:

Gateway Community College
Human Resources Office
20 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510

Electronically submitted packets preferred to [email protected]
Please reference the job title in the subject line when submitted electronically.

The committee will begin review of applications immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with materials submitted by Friday, May 10, 2019 receiving priority consideration. Interviewing will commence at scheduled times beginning no earlier than Monday, May 13, 2019. All applications are confidential, and references will not be contacted without the expressed authorization of the applicant