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I am forwarding the below listed information regarding a Developmental
English Assistant Professor position opening at Ilisagvik College in
Barrow, Alaska.  Interested applicants should contact Amy Iutzi-Mitchell
directly at P.O. Box 749, Barrow, Alaska, 99723.  Phone number is
907-852-3333.  However, if anyone is interested in learning more about
Barrow or this position, I will be attending the NADE conference in
Atlanta in March and will be staying at the conference hotel.

Assistant Professor -- Developmental English
Grade: E-6
Reports to: Director, ABE/Foundation Programs

Job Summary:
The successful candidate will effectively conduct developmental-level
English and writing classes using a combination of direct instruction,
cooperative learning and computer-based prescriptive, interactive
instruction.  This instructor will aggressively and effectively work
with students pursuing academic, business and vocational studies to help
these individuals strengthen and develop their fundamental reading,
writing, communication, and study skills.  This position also involves
assisting with student assessment, and providing academic advisement,
counseling and support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Instruct developmental-level writing and reading courses.
  2. Instruct students both in a classroom setting and an
     individualized, computer-based, lab setting.
  3. Develop and revise instructional materials, course outlines, and
     curriculum.
  4. Develop facility with the software teaching program, "PLATO".
  5. Participate in student assessments, academic advising, and
     counseling.
  6. Participate in tracking vocational students' related instruction
     courses.
  7. Participate in cooperative development of the Foundation Program's
     clientele, objectives, marketing strategies, and materials.
  8. Keep appropriate files and records
  9. Actively contribute to the attainment of the goals and mission of
     the college.
 10. Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential duty satisfactorily.   The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred, either in
     English or writing or education.
  2. Broad background teaching English and/or writing preferably in a
     Developmental Studies, ABE, ESL, Alternative, or Special Education
     setting.
  3. Training in the writing process and/or knowledge of the Alaska
     State Writing Consortium preferred.
  4. Knowledge and practical experience with computer-based instruction
     preferred.
  5. Inupiaq speaking preferred.
  6. Valid Alaska Driver's License and clean driving record.
  7. Complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen.

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                         Ronald D. Illingworth
                          Associate Professor

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   University of Alaska Fairbanks          P.O. Box 57402
   Interior-Aleutians Campus                 North Pole, AK  99705
   P.O. Box 756720                              907-488-0446
   Fairbanks, AK  99775
   fax: 907-474-5208
   Phone:  907-474-5987
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