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Vacancy Announcement

Position Title:

Faculty, Communications

Position Number:






Release Date/Closing Date:


03/26/2013 – 05/10/2013

Applications are due by 4:00 pm on the close date.  Applications received after the close date will not be accepted.  Post-marks will not be accepted.

Department/Division Purpose:



Through its commitment to excellence in teaching, the Department of English and Communications at Pueblo Community College works to increase the literacy and cultural awareness of our students across the range of their studies.  Recognizing our students’ potential contribution to society, we seek to enhance their success in all endeavors requiring critical thinking, clear expression of ideas, and an understanding of human relationships and values.

Job Summary Statement:


Provisional full-time faculty position for Pueblo Community College's English/Communications Department.  This position requires a master's degree or higher in speech communications.  Faculty should be knowledgeable in the following areas: public speaking, interpersonal communications, and intercultural communications. In addition, a candidate should have experience or background in teaching English composition, experience creating and teaching online communications classes, experience and working knowledge of common PC programs including Microsoft Office components (PowerPoint, Word, Excel), Outlook, and experience and/or willingness to adopt classroom technology.  A minimum of one year of teaching speech communications in a community college is required.  Faculty will be expected to prepare/plan and teach several different communications subjects and teach classes at various dates/times per the department schedule, to include evening, weekend, and special length courses.  Full-time faculty will provide classroom or related instruction under the supervision of the department chairperson.   Faculty are required to observe campus, division and department policies/procedures, advise students, attend professional development, and serve on committees. 


The incumbent in this job is expected to assist the College in achieving its vision and mission. Customer focus, college service, and a willingness to assist as needed are expectations for all employees.


Essential Functions:


% of Time



Teaches courses as assigned within faculty work load guidelines and meets all scheduled classes unless the class has been canceled or with the permission of the Chairperson.  Must attend all scheduled department, division, or college meetings. Faculty may also serve as a substitute within the program for absent colleagues for short-term absences.


Provides adequate preparation of the course material used in assigned courses and utilizes the approved text and/or assigned materials.  Faculty will ensure that adequate supervision is provided to students under instructor’s assignment, and faculty will provide adequate classroom management in conjunction with department, division, and PCC policies.


Maintains regularly scheduled office hours (a minimum of five per week) for consultation or advisement with students.


Is available for duty during orientation, advising, and registration periods during the academic year.  To include extended office hours and/or unusual dates/times.


Responsible for adhering to all laws, policies, procedures, rules and regulations which govern and affect the College.  This includes the Fiscal Rules of the State of Colorado.


Faculty will support programs that are targeted at diverse student populations (i.e.: career changers, Early College, Gateway Learners,  current professionals, traditional college students, etc.).


Assists in the implementation of the approved program curriculum; knowledgeable of program standards, and strive to meet those standards with available resources.  Assists in the program recruitment process, as appropriate.


Commit to working as a team member and assist Department Chairperson with program operations, scheduling, and other miscellaneous assignments, such as assisting with or leading student clubs and/or special events.



Minimum Qualifications


Applicants must meet all minimum qualifications for the position they are seeking as of the date of the application, unless otherwise specified.  Experience will be based upon a full-time, 40-hour work week.  Part-time experience will be pro-rated.  Part-time teaching experience will be based on a ratio of 36 credit hours = 1 year of experience.




M.A. in speech communications



Licenses or Certifications:




  • Ability to teach speech communications at the post-secondary level
  • Willingness to teach a variety of communications courses
  • Commitment to working with diverse populations
  • Commitment to working as a team member.


Special knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • Excellent written and communications skills
  • Strong technology skills



Preferred Qualifications




·         Ability to teach speech communications and English composition at the post-secondary level


Salary Information


$35,000 plus additional compensation based on education and experience. In addition to salary, PCC offers an excellent benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, and retirement.


Application Process


To be considered for a position, applicants must submit a PCC Application, voluntary Affirmative Action form, letter of interest, resume, and unofficial transcripts to PCCJOBS@pueblocc.edu or by mailing applicant packets to:     Human Resources

                                          900 W Orman Ave

                                          Pueblo, CO 81004


Selection Process


--All applications received by the close date will be considered.


--After the position closes, applicants will be screened based on the posted MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


--Applicants meeting minimum qualifications will be moved to the Screening Committee.  The Screening Committee will determine the applicants who will be offered interviews and those applicants will be contacted via email or telephone.


--Once a job offer has been accepted, all applicants will be notified via email.


--Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on your application and may not be eligible for consideration.


Pueblo Community College is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, or disability in its activities, programs, or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, Age Discrimination Act, and Title II of the ADA

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