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Lecturer, CC (English Composition and Literature)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Language, Linguistics, & Literature Department
Kapi‘olani Community College
Date Posted:
September 21, 2016
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins October 17, 2016
Salary Information:
Minimum $1,486 per credit hour; subject to lecturer placement.
General Funds

Other Conditions:
  • Part-time, for placement into lecturer pool beginning Spring 2017. Subject to availability of funds and actual staffing requirements. Note: All applications will be purged on 12/31/18.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach courses in the assigned subject area.
  2. Prepare course syllabus and reports related to teaching and student progress.
  3. Maintain office hours for academic advising and conferring with students about course work (one office hour per week, per three-credit class).
  4. Submit self-assessment reports based on student and peer evaluations.
  5. Design, deliver and assess instruction in terms of course competencies and student learning outcomes.
  6. Develop and/or update curriculum, teaching methods and assessment strategies to improve student learning based on assessment result.
  7. Design and deliver instructions that adhere to the hallmarks of writing intensive classes when needed.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Master’s in English.
  2. or Master’s in English Composition Rhetoric or English Literature.
  3. or Master’s in Fine Arts (Creative Writing)
  4. Minimum qualification must be met by the effective date of appointment.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Positive outcomes in teaching writing and literature substantiated by student and peer assessments.
  2. Graduate course work in the theory and practice of teaching composition and in literary studies as substantiated by transcripts.
  3. Experience teaching English classes online.
  4. Evidence of commitment to the mission and values of the community college’s open door policy for diverse learners.
  5. Evidence of commitment to Kapi‘olani Community College’s mission of positioning the college as a leading Native Hawaiian/indigenous-serving higher education institution through the development and integration of culture-based course content and/or methodology.
  6. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively.
  7. Ability to write clear prose as substantiated by publications or writing samples.

To Apply:
Submit 1) Faculty or executive/Managerial CC Personnel Form 27A application form (, 2) graduate and undergraduate transcripts(s) showing degrees and coursework to date. Copies of official transcripts are acceptable; however, official copies are required at the time of hire (in order to be official, transcripts must have the official seal and be mailed directly from the degree-granting institution. Transcripts may not be stamped as issued to student or as a student copy. Ask the Registrar to send the transcript to the attention of David Napoleon, Dept. Chair, Languages, Linguistics & Literature); 3) a one- to two-page statement outlining the ways in which you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications; and 4) three signed, original letters of recommendation. Application materials are to be sent to Lisa Kanae, Dept. Chair, Language, Linguistics & Literature, Kapi’olani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Road, Kalia 101, Honolulu, HI 96816. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. All materials must be postmarked no later than the closing date for an application to be considered complete or date-stamped by the Department Chair's office no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date. Materials submitted become property of the College and will not be returned. On-line transcripts, diplomas and copies, academic record/grade summaries, letters of recommendation and electronic submissions will NOT be accepted.
  1. Department of Languages, Linguistics & Literature
  2. Lisa Kanae, Department Chair
  3. Kapi‘olani Community College
  4. 4303 Diamond Head Road, Kalia 101
  5. Honolulu, HI 96816
  1. Lisa Kanae, Department Chair; 808-734-9283;

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