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Lecturer, CC (Art, Digital Media, ENG, Hawaiian Language, HAW/PAC Studies, Music, PHIL, REL, Speech)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Language, Arts, and Humanities Division
Kaua'i Community College
Date Posted:
July 11, 2017
Closing Date:
Salary Information:
Minimum $1,486 per credit hour. Rate may be subject to change.

Other Conditions:
  • Part-time, for placement on lecturer candidate pool, contingent on availability of funds and actual staffing requirements. Day, evening, or Saturday offerings, on- and off-campus.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Under general supervision, to conduct courses in subject field as stated below in the Minimum Qualifications.
  2. Maintain office hours of at least one hour per week for each course taught.
  3. Prepare course outlines and reports related to teaching and student progress.
  4. Work under supervision of department chairperson in integrating teaching efforts with other instructors in the discipline area.
  5. Student and peer evaluations and self-assessment of teaching effectiveness are required.
  6. May include instructional assignments involving distance learning.
  7. Commitment to community college principles and philosophy is essential.
  8. The college strongly emphasizes the “open door” concept and serves a diverse student and community population.
  9. Detailed description of the subject field for the following areas:
  10. Detailed description of the subject field for the following areas: • ART--Applied and Studio: to teach courses in drawing, watercolor, and oil painting. • ENGLISH: to teach both developmental composition and reading and a variety of college-level English courses. • MUSIC: to teach guitar and/or slack-key guitar.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. All degrees must be earned from an accredited institution. If qualified applicants are not available, those not meeting minimum qualifications may be considered on an exception basis.
  2. ART—Applied and Studio: (a) Master’s degree in Art or Fine Art OR (b) Master recognition in Applied Art Community and ten years related work experience.
  3. DIGITAL MEDIA: a) Master’s degree in Fine Arts in Studio Art with a specialization in digital arts and course work in digital arts, computer graphics, multimedia design, web design, and one year related industry experience, OR b) Any Master’s degree with course work in digital arts, computer graphics, multimedia design, web design, and three years related industry experience, OR c) Any Bachelor's degree with course work in digital arts, computer graphics, multimedia design, web design, and five years year related industry experience, OR d) Any Associate's degree with course work in digital arts, computer graphics, multimedia design, web design, and seven years related industry experience.
  4. ENGLISH: (a) Master’s degree in English OR (b) Master's degree in Literature or Writing OR (c) Master's degree in Fine Arts (Creative Writing).
  5. HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE: Functionally native oral and written fluency in Hawaiian, the ability to communicate in English, and one of the following: (a) Master’s degree in Hawaiian (language and literature), OR (b) Master’s degree in Hawaiian as a Second Language, OR (c) Master’s degree in the study of the culture or history of the people who speak Hawaiian, OR (d) Master’s degree in Linguistics, ESL, Education, or another language. At least 12 credits of advanced coursework in second language methodology, Hawaiian literature, Hawaiian culture, or any combination thereof, OR (e) Bachelor’s degree in Hawaiian (language or literature) and three years related work experience, OR (f) Bachelor’s degree in Hawaiian as a Second Language) and three years related work experience.
  6. HAWAIIAN/PACIFIC ISLAND STUDIES: (a) Master’s degree (Focus on Hawaiian and/or Pacific Island areas), OR (b) Bachelor’s degree (Focus on Hawaiian and/or Pacific Island areas) and 3 years related work experience.
  7. MUSIC (PERFORMANCE ORIENTED): (a) Master’s degree in Music; OR (b) Bachelor’s degree in Music and three years related work experience; OR (c) Master recognition by Music Community and ten years related work experience.
  8. PHILOSOPHY: Master’s degree in Philosophy.
  9. RELIGION: Master’s degree in Religion.
  10. SPEECH: Master’s degree in Speech, Communicology, Communication, Communication Studies or Speech Communication.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Successful community college teaching experience.
  2. Ability to use writing assignments and integrate teaching of appropriate thinking skills into course content as an integral part of students’ classroom learning activities.

To Apply:
Submit 1) UHCC Form 27 ( standard format ) ( large format ) 2) transcript(s) showing degree and coursework to date appropriate to the position (Copies of official transcripts are acceptable; however, original official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Original official transcripts must have the official seal and be mailed directly from the degree-granting institution. Online transcripts or academic record/grade summaries will NOT be accepted. Diplomas and copies will not be accepted.), 3) a brief one-page statement outlining how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications, 4) one or more signed, original letters of recommendation attesting to job performance and personal character, and 5) résumé to the address below. The TITLE of the position MUST indicate the specific academic subject area you are applying for, and a separate application is required for each area if applying for more than one. Original signature required on the UH Form 27. All requested documents will not be returned and become the property of the College. Emailed or other electronically submitted documents will not be accepted or considered. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete and will not be considered. All minimum qualifications must be met by the effective date of appointment. Continuous recruitment until needs are met. Kaua‘i Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. For inquiries or complaints regarding our nondiscrimination policies, please contact: Human Resources Manager, EEO/AA Coordinator 808-245-8323; Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (Section 504 Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator) 808 245-8260, Kaua‘i Community College, One Stop Center, 3-1901 Kaumuali‘i Highway, Lihu‘e, HI 96766
  1. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
  2. Kaua'i Community College
  3. 3-1901 Kaumuali'i Highwa
  4. Lihu'e, HI 96766-9500
  1. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; 808-245-8229

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