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English Faculty (9-Month)

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POSITION TITLE:           Regular Faculty - English            

POSITION STATUS:       Faculty (9-Month)

REPORTS TO:                  Department Chair

SUPERVISES:                  Faculty and staff as assigned


The Community College of Aurora is a dynamic institution that strives to serve its diverse student population through innovations in instruction and student support founded on principles of equity and inclusivity. Our English Department, in particular, is continually working to refine its pedagogy, practice, and assessment to improve outcomes for all students, particularly those with marginalized or minoritized identities. We are a department that values collaboration and experimentation, and we’re looking for a colleague who shares these values.

The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for teaching courses in composition and literature, including developmental composition and reading. The faculty member will work collaboratively with colleagues across the college, participating in advising, committee assignments, and other academic and institutional support activities; CCA is an institution that encourages faculty to be involved in service to the college, including service that contributes to institutional decision-making. The responsibilities of this position will include: participating in the development and updating of curricula; actively engaging students; contributing to instructional planning and assessment; pursuing continued professional development in subject matter and instructional methods; supporting student activities. Ultimately, the successful candidate will be a creative educator who values diversity, is committed to Inclusive Excellence, and works well in a collaborative environment.


  • Teach composition and literature courses effectively, including pre-collegiate composition courses
  • Participate in development and implementation of departmental assessment
  • Participate in innovations in English instruction that foster completion and retention for all student populations
  • Engage in service to the college
  • Participate in college-wide Inclusive Excellence initiatives
  • Work collaboratively to ensure quality instruction across the department


  • A Master’s degree in the content area or related area is required, or a Master’s and at least 18 graduate credit hours in the content area
  • College-level teaching experience


  • Community college teaching experience
  • Experience with, and understanding of, diverse student populations
  • Knowledge of Inclusive Excellence
  • Knowledge of online LMS platforms (Desire2Learn, Canvas, Blackboard, etc.)
  • Understanding of the full range of student needs in composition, from developmental to college-level
  • Dedication to interactive, learner-centered teaching methods
  • Experience in program and curriculum development

Position Information:  Anticipated start date is August 13, 2018.  Nine-Month faculty are expected to work 166 days per academic year in accordance with the Nine-Month Faculty Calendar.

Salary Range:  Anticipated salary range is in the low $40’s to high $50’s depending on experience and education. CCA offers an excellent benefit plan. Leave and holiday benefits are also included. For more information on the insurance benefits, click on the following link:  Benefits

Deadline to Submit Application Material: A review of applications will begin on January 3, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  This position will remain posted until the position is filled.  

Application Process: When submitting your application material, please include an unofficial copy of your college transcripts showing the highest degree achieved.

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact us at

By submitting an application for this announced position, applicants are certifying that all statements, information and documents provided are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge and are made in good faith. Further, applicants understand that omissions, misleading, false or untrue information, or any attempt at fraud or deceit in any manner connected with this application and/or subsequent testing may result in them not being considered for jobs with the Community College of Aurora; may constitute grounds for discipline and/or termination after hire; and/or constitute grounds for further actions pursuant to law.

The Federal Clery Act (The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the CCA website at the Student Right to Know page. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the College Security Office upon request. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes that occurred on campus or on property controlled or owned by Community College of Aurora, as well as public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, our campuses.

Notice to all Applicants:

  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be produced within three (3) days of hire.
  • Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment.
  • Final candidate is subject to a criminal background check prior to final selection process.
  • Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within fourteen (14) days of hire.
  • CCA is affiliated with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, employees contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits. For more information, visit the COPERA web page.
  • 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 in your application material.

Community College of Aurora Inclusive Excellence Statement:

You matter. You are valued. You belong. CCA is a community that is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion through Inclusive Excellence. We can only achieve this together.

CCA embraces Inclusive Excellence because we want our students, staff, and faculty to learn and contribute within an inclusive environment. This means members of our College community will be active, respectful, and mindful of equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels of engagement. Inclusive Excellence will provide a foundation for student and institutional success.

For more information on CCA’s commitment to Inclusive Excellence please visit the Inclusive Excellence page.

Non-Discrimination Statement: The Community College of Aurora prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment that violates federal or state law, Board Policy 3-120 or Board Policy 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion or sexual orientation. The College complies with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974; Executive Order 11246, and sections 24-34-301, C.R.S. et seq.

For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Officer, Cindy Hesse, Director of Human Resources at 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Suite A207, Aurora, Colorado 80011 or by phone at 303-360-4752, or e-mail at

CCA Mission: "The Community College of Aurora serves our diverse community by providing high quality instruction and support services to prepare students for transfer and employment."

Vision:  We aspire to be the college where every student succeeds.

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