Overview

The Developmental Reading and Writing Specialist holds a dual appointment as a faculty member in the Department of English and as a member of the Academic Success Center. Responsibilities include the development and implementation of curricula to address developmental reading and writing in the College’s first year program as well as advanced courses in these areas as needed; supporting the College’s ePortfolio initiative, which assists students in realizing general education learning outcomes and making connections between their coursework and their personal and professional goals; and serving on the At-Risk Student Committee. Working collaboratively with colleagues in the Department of English and the Academic Success Center, the Developmental Reading and Writing Instructor assists College efforts in the areas of student placement, orientation, advisement, and assessment.

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess an advanced degree in reading/literacy, composition/writing, or a related field, three to five years of teaching experience, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to individualize instruction, and a commitment to ensuring high academic expectations and standards. The College welcomes and encourages pedagogical innovation and expects faculty to be conversant with the effective use of technology to support pedagogical goals. Experience in working with English Language Learners (ELL) and students with disabilities is desirable.

Please send cover letter, current C.V. and statement of teaching philosophy to:

Dr. Ross Edwards
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Albertus Magnus College
Redwards1@albertus.edu