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5 Jul 2022

Part-Time Part-time English Professor – Continuous Pool – Posted by Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Clark College has an opening for part-time English department faculty in the BEECH (Basic Education, English, Communications and Humanities) unit. We welcome applicants with the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds in a campus climate that provides active-based and equitably designed opportunities for student learning, respecting what all learners bring to our community. This includes but is not limited to race, ethnicity, religion, ability, age, gender, and sexual orientation. We welcome candidates who promote multicultural understanding and practice, and who have demonstrated a strong commitment to student learning and educational goal attainment. Primary teaching responsibilities include pre-college and college level composition, technical writing, and literature courses, depending on division needs and instructor’s background. This position requires the use of a variety of instructional modalities, including both in-person and online, and extensive use of technology.

This part-time position is an ongoing recruitment in which applications are collected year-round. Applicants must be available to teach the daytime, evening or weekend hours. Positions will be filled as program needs arise.

At Clark, we value equity, diversity and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees.

Position Responsibilities


  • Keep current in the discipline
  • Renew skills and maintain currency by involvement in professional development activities
  • Teach assigned classes/labs incorporating departmental student learning outcomes
  • Provide appropriate means to assess student progress and provide timely feedback
  • Demonstrate respect for others
  • Demonstrate ability to work with others to achieve educational goals
  • Use appropriate teaching methods to respond to varying student learning styles
  • Effectively use computer applications for instruction and communication where appropriate
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the mission of the College, its student population, and educational goals
  • Maintain department curriculum standards




  • Master’s Degree or higher in English (or related discipline).
  • Postsecondary experience teaching composition
  • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
  • Vaccination requirement: Per Washington State Proclamation 21-14.1: college employees must be fully vaccinated. Your COVID-19 vaccine status must be validated by the Human Resources office prior to the commencement of work. Requesting a disability or religious exemption would be done through the Human Resources office.

Salary: Lecture rate $74.93 per hour

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCESS Required Online Application Materials:
  • Clark College Online Application, including names of five references
  • Cover letter addressing experience and qualifications for the position
  • Current résumé 
  • Unofficial copy of all transcripts/certifications uploaded with the online application
  • Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application
    • Please describe how you have implemented practices and/or participated in initiatives that promote racial and cultural equity.
Application Deadline: Open until filled. Please apply online at To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105   CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position. Completion of academic degrees will also be verified through receipt of official transcripts. Please note that upon being hired, Washington Administrative Code (WAC) and the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) require a Vocational Certification plan be in place prior to the first day of classes. Under the standard specified in WAC 131-16-070 through 131-16-094 Vocational Certification is a condition of continued employment for all professional technical education personnel. DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360) 992-2105 or by video phone at (360) 991-0901. Our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference. Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Gerald Gabbard, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360-992-2317,, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 142, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice. SECURITY The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here: ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work. CORRECTIONS OR EXTENDED NOTICES Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.   Clark College Human Resources July 1, 2022 22-00085

Job Types: Part-Time.

Job expires in 48 days.

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