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Part-time Faculty of Elementary Literacy/Reading

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Posting Job Title: Part-time Faculty of Elementary Literacy/Reading
Recruitment Type: Part-Time Faculty

Position Details

Rank – Title:
Area of Specialty-Discipline: Elementary (P-5) Reading/Literacy
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:
Position Status: Regular
Tenure Track Status: Non-Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: One Semester
Contract Type: Part-Time
Date Position Available: 08/07/2017

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education hires part-time faculty to teach face-to-face undergraduate reading/literacy courses and reading methods, supervise and assist with field experiences, model effective teaching practices, and use instructional technology effectively. These positions are on an as-needed, per semester basis to teach traditional and non-traditional students at an on- or off-campus site.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Qualified applications must have earned at least a Master’s degree, or its foreign equivalent, in elementary education or a related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in reading/literacy, a commitment to working in an environment that fosters diversity and collaboration, and at least three years teaching in a P-8 classroom. Ideally, the qualified applicant will have teaching experience with children in P-5 classrooms and teaching experience in undergraduate literacy/reading courses. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.

Please address your teaching experience and effectiveness in your cover letter and in your application materials.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 07/31/2018
Questions About Position Opening:

For questions about the position, please contact:

Dr. Neporcha Cone
Chair, EECE

Email questions: ncone@kennesaw.edu

Additional Information for Applicants
Application Instructions

As a part of the application process, you will need to submit the following:

1) Letter of intent
2) Current curriculum vitae
3) Unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
4) Name and contact information of three references
All documents must be submitted electronically. It is recommended if your Social Security Number is on the transcript(s) that you redact the SSN prior to scanning and electronically submitting. An official copy of all graduate transcripts may be mailed to:

Dr. Neporcha Cone
Chair, Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
3008 Kennesaw Hall
585 Cobb Avenue, MD #0121
Kennesaw, GA 30144

A scanned copy of your graduate transcripts must be submitted electronically, but the official copy will have to be mailed.

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000490
Departmental/College Overview:

As one of the larger departments at KSU, the Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education has more than 80 full-time and part-time faculty members. The department serves over 1,500 Elementary and Early Childhood Education undergraduate majors and over 100 graduate majors. It offers programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral levels. Its M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education is now offered both as a totally online program as well as a face-to-face option. Certification for pre-kindergarten to grade five is embedded in the undergraduate program.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Optional Documents