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.
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.
                         Ronald D. Illingworth
                          Associate Professor

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   University of Alaska Fairbanks          P.O. Box 57402
   Interior-Aleutians Campus                 North Pole, AK  99705
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