English Composition Instructor, Full-time, Tenure-line Jamestown Campus

English Composition Instructor, Full-time, Tenure-line Jamestown Campus


Jamestown Community College, a SUNY institution, is a comprehensive community college with degree granting campuses in Jamestown and Olean, New York. JCC is an innovative, open access institution that meets regional education needs by providing transfer degree programs, career programs, community service, developmental education, and training programs for business and industry. Guided by principles that emphasize student success and continuous improvement, JCC welcomes applications from qualified, enthusiastic candidates. 


In particular, the college seeks individuals with leadership potential and a vision for the future. As the role of faculty continues to evolve, responsibilities and expectations transform appropriately. Faculty responsibilities include but are not limited to curriculum development, assessment activities, appropriate use of technology to enhance student learning, participation on committees, academic advisement of students, mentoring and collaboration with colleagues, as well as the development and implementation of activities that support student engagement. Faculty members are also expected to have flexible schedules to adjust to the needs of the student population, and to be open to exploring alternative teaching modalities. High-energy candidates with experience and interest in developing and leading innovative recruitment and retention efforts designed to increase enrollment will be given the highest consideration.


Position Description:

The Language, Literature, and Writing Program invites applications for a full-time, tenure-line, English composition faculty position based on the Jamestown campus. The position will be available August 2021. Responsibilities include teaching a variety of college-level composition, support courses, and other areas within the program. A background in teaching first-year composition and a clear commitment to linguistic justice are essential, as we seek a leader in our efforts to ensure an inclusive writing curriculum. Candidates with experience and interest in developing dynamic academic programs that reach all learners will be given the highest consideration.



Required: Master’s degree (or higher) in composition and rhetoric or a closely related discipline. Demonstrated commitment to empowering diverse learners through first-year writing instruction.


Preferred: Community college teaching experience. Experience teaching in a variety of modalities. Demonstrated leadership and curriculum development ability.


Additional Information:


Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefits package.


Final candidates are subject to a pre-employment criminal background investigation.


Please note that Jamestown Community College does not sponsor H-1B Visas.


To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and a list of three professional references to: http://sunyjcc.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=1598203&&#job.


JCC maintains a continued commitment to equal employment opportunity and expects and requires the full cooperation of all faculty, staff and employees.

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