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First Year Academic Programs and Community Engagement Non Tenure-track Vacancy Pool

Company: Western Washington University
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: May 12, 2022

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First Year Academic Programs and Community Engagement Non Tenure-track Vacancy Pool Apply now () Work type: NTT Faculty Location: Bellingham, WA Categories: Academic Affairs Position TitleFirst Year Academic Programs and Community Engagement Non Tenure-track Vacancy PoolAbout the UniversityWestern Washington University, with over 16,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 90,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master's-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings.About the DepartmentThe Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) supports academic programming that serves the needs of students outside of their majors and the general education offered by academic departments. This includes, for example, early start academic programming in the Viking Launch program and first-year experience academic programs such as the First-year Interest Group (FIG) seminars. With the support of the Faculty Director of Academic First-year Programs and collaborating faculty from other academic departments, the VPUE office supports curriculum that supports equity and success for new studentsThe division of Academic Affairs and the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education support Western's mission, which states that together with our students, staff, and faculty, we are committed to making a positive impact in the state and the world with a shared focus on academic excellence and inclusive achievement. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.About the PositionThe Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education invites applications for non-tenure-track teaching opportunities for first-year academic and community-based programs at Western Washington University. These opportunities include teaching seminar courses in the First-year Interest Group clusters and a variety of other seminar courses. Applicants should have a strong interest in strategies for supporting student success, both in the classroom and in ways beyond the classroom curriculum, including those based on community-based and experiential learning approaches. Course topics cover a range of disciplines; innovative and interdisciplinary course topic ideas from applicants are encouraged as part of the application.Required Qualifications+ Graduate degree in field relevant to area of teaching responsibilities or equivalent work experience.+ Experience teaching at the college level in the relevant field of study.+ Demonstrated commitment to effectively promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.All employees must comply with our Immunization policies, includingCOVID vaccination () by time of hire andProof of Rubeola Measles Immunity () within 60-days of hire. Please reach out you need information regarding medical or religious exemption and applicable accommodations.Preferred Qualifications+ Terminal degree (Ed.D., J.D., Ph.D. or M.F.A.) in field relevant to area of teaching responsibilities.+ Demonstrated experience in programs that promote diversity, equity and inclusion.Salary Commensurate with experience and qualificationsBargaining Unit United Faculty of Western WashingtonApplication InstructionsA cover letter and curriculum vitae are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications. Applicants are invited to suggest areas of teaching interest and possible course titles and topics in their application narrative.You will be asked to provide contact information of three references.Closing Date NotesOpen continuouslyWestern Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU's Policy on Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination and Retaliation. Inquiries may be directed to the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: This report is provided pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act ("The Clery Act"). It includes statistics for the previous three calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on Western's campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Western; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report in printed or alternate formats by contacting the Office of the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services . The report can be found at:Annual Security and Fire Safety Report () .WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services () , or 711 (Washington Relay).All new employees must comply with the immunization policy and show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service before beginning work at WWU. A thorough background check will be conducted on all new hires.Job no: 498620 Advertised: Jun :00 Pacific Daylight TimeApplications close:

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