LECTURER IN ITALIAN, DEPARTMENT OF MODERN LANGUAGES Saint Mary's College of California
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 07/15/11 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Job Type: Lecturer
Location: Main Campus, 1928 Saint Mary's Road, Moraga, CA 94556, California
Background Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 3,500 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.
As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.
Responsibilities: Saint Mary’s College invites applications for a part-time Lecturer in the Department of Modern Languages for Spring 2012. We are seeking an instructor to teach a course in Italian 2 (Continuing Elementary Italian) MWF 11:30-12:30, Tu 11:20-12:20 for Spring 2012.
The successful candidate will be expected to engage in course and class preparation and grading on a daily basis, spend four (4) hours each week providing classroom instruction, and hold office hours two (2) hours each week. Candidates should also be comfortable in a small-classroom teaching environment with an interactive learning emphasis.
Experience and Qualifications: Candidates should hold either a BA along with a demonstrated record of professional and academic excellence or a combination of professional and academic experience. MA preferred.
Demonstrated teaching effectiveness and a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate learners.
Supplemental Information: Include a cover letter that specially addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College.
A complete application includes a letter of interest, resume, online application and the name and contact information for three (3) professional references.
Candidates who submit names of references should expect that references will be contacted, in confidence, by the College and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire.
Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry.
Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.