Instructor English

Orange Coast College


Instructor English

Job# 9-O-23

Salary: $57,396.00 - $136,836.00 Annually

Deadline: 1/28/2022 11:59 PM Pacific


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Orange Coast College (OCC) is seeking a full-time, equity-minded, tenure track faculty member in English commencing with the 2022 Fall semester. The primary teaching assignment involves all areas of English.  This assignment also includes curriculum and program development, participation in department, division, college committees, and participatory governance activities assuming leadership roles both within the department and in the institution as a whole; collaboration across disciplines and the leveraging of student support resources; and participation in ongoing professional development.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Provide instruction in English in accordance with established course outlines.

• Provide leadership in the development and revision of the English curriculum responsive to the students served.

• Participate in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; participate in and develop programs to measure student performance.

• Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter areas.

• Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.

• Fulfill the professional responsibilities of a full-time faculty member including, but not limited to the following: teach all scheduled classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy; follow the department course outlines; keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and progress; submit student grades according to established deadlines; post and maintain scheduled office hours; participate in departmental meetings and college and/or district-wide activities and committees as assigned.

• Ability to contribute to campus and district-wide professional responsibilities and activities.

• Ability to complement existing staff, student, and community demographics in terms of professional and personal skills.

• The assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and online sections.


Qualifications and Physical Demands

Minimum Qualifications 

Must meet one of the following qualifications under (1) through (4)  and demonstrated evidence of D.E.I. (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion):

Valid California Community College instructor credential, appropriate to the subject, per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990); OR

Master's degree in English, literature, comparative literature, or composition; OR

Bachelor's degree in any of the above; AND Master's degree in linguistics, TESL, speech, education with a specialization in reading, creative writing, or journalism; OR

Possess a combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent to the above. Candidates making an application on the basis of equivalency must submit an Application for Equivalency in addition to all other required materials.  Please see "Additional Information" below to determine if you need to submit an Application for Equivalency.



Demonstrated evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, ethnic, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.


Desirable Qualifications:  

• Special areas of teaching, writing experience, and/or education that would benefit Orange Coast College's students, English Department, and/or community.

• Special areas of faculty, community, and/or professional service that would benefit Orange Coast College's students, English Department, and/or community.

• Demonstrated ability to address equity gaps within English courses and classrooms.

• A minimum of 12 classes taught (semesters or quarters), including the current semester, in basic skills, composition, literature, and/or creative writing in any combination of level/positions:  teaching assistant as the instructor of record, high school advanced placement (AP) classes, and/or two-year or four-year college classes.



(Fall 2022)For a full-time, 2-semester, tenure-track position a maximum starting range of $57,396 to $97,854 is offered, based on the 2021-2022 salary schedule of $57,396 to $136,836. In addition, an annual stipend of $3,348 is offered for possession of an earned doctorate from an accredited institution.



The district provides medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee and eligible dependents and life insurance for the employee. Please see the Benefits tab above for a comprehensive list of employee benefits.



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