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Instructor, CC (Communications)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Languages, Linguistics and Literature
Kapi‘olani Community College
Date Posted:
March 20, 2017
Closing Date:
April 11, 2017
Salary Information:
C2, minimum $4,507/mo. Salary commensurate with qualifications and education.
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
General Funds

Other Conditions:
  • Full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position general funds, to begin approx. August 1, 2017, pending position clearance, availability of funds, and actual staffing requirements.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Under general supervision, design, deliver, and assess instruction in Communications and perform other teaching-related duties that include but are not limited to:
  2. Planning, organizing, and independently carrying out instructional and non-instructional assignments;
  3. Preparing course syllabi and reports related to teaching and student progress;
  4. Maintaining office hours for academic advising and conferring with students about course work (one office hour per week, per three-credit class);
  5. Developing teaching strategies, instructional materials and methods which use computers in instruction where appropriate and integrating writing, technology, and critical thinking skills in course content where appropriate;
  6. Designing, delivering, and assessing instruction in terms of course competencies and student learning outcomes;
  7. Developing and/or updating curriculum, teaching methods and assessment strategies to improve student learning based on assessment results;
  8. Participating and complying with collaborative departmental decisions regarding instructional matters such as texts, assignments, and grading standards; and
  9. Participating in department and/or institutional assessments of student learning.
  10. Non-teaching duties include:
  11. Engaging in public service related to one?s professional status and/or expertise;
  12. Engaging in professional development, and
  13. Engaging in professional and scholarly activities related to one's discipline or teaching.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Master’s degree in Communication
  2. Minimum qualification must be met by the effective date of appointment.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Successful three years teaching experience (as substantiated by student and peer evaluations) in teaching courses that emphasize theories and research methodologies in the areas of interpersonal, intercultural, rhetorical, organizational, mass and social media communication at the community college/university level.
  2. Design and deliver instruction that adheres to the hallmarks of writing intensive classes when needed.
  3. Evidence of commitment to the mission and values of the Community College’s open door policy for diverse learners.
  4. Evidence of commitment to Kapi‘olani Community College’s mission of positioning the college as a leading Native Hawaiian/indigenous-serving higher education institution.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with peers, department chairs, and administrators.
  6. Demonstrated ability to initiate, execute, and complete projects, including setting specific objectives and measuring results.
  7. Demonstrated ability to write clear prose as substantiated by publications or writing samples.

To Apply:
Submit 1) Signed faculty or executive/Managerial CC Personnel Form 27A application form (, indicating the position numbers that the applicant would like to be considered for; 2) graduate and undergraduate transcripts(s) showing degrees and coursework to date. Copies of official transcripts are acceptable for application; however, on-line transcripts, academic record/grade summaries, diplomas or copies of diplomas will NOT be accepted. Original official transcripts 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 to name and address where application is submitted. Transcripts may not be stamped as issued to student or as a student copy); 3) a one- to two-page statement outlining the ways in which you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications; 4) Three original signed letters of recommendation attesting to your job performance and character. Application materials are to be sent to Nawa`a Napoleon, Dean of Arts and Sciences; Kapi`olani CC; 4303 Diamond Head Road, Ilima 206; Honolulu, HI 96816. All materials must be postmarked no later than the closing date for an application to be considered complete or date-stamped by the dean's office no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date. Documents submitted electronically will not be considered. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Materials submitted become property of the College and will not be returned. Deaf and hard-of-hearing persons may call 1-711 or 643-8833.
  1. Nawa‘a Napoleon, Dean of Arts and Sciences
  2. Kapi‘olani Community College
  3. 4303 Diamond Head Road, Ilima 206
  4. Honolulu, HI 96816
  1. Nawa‘a Napoleon, Dean of Arts and Sciences; 808-734-9472;

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