Assistant Professor for Spanish Interpreting Full-Time Tenure Track
Columbia Basin College
April 2, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks an outstanding and enthusiastic individual to teach Spanish Interpreting. The individual chosen for this position will teach a broad range of courses in the Spanish Interpreting program. The individual may also teach general Spanish courses as needed. This position reports to the Dean for Social Sciences, World Languages and Assessment.
CBC Faculty and Staff respect and work effectively with diverse students, colleagues, staff and others in a campus climate that promotes innovative teaching, quality scholarship, a diverse learning environment, and equitable access and educational achievement for all students.
GENERAL QUALITIES DESIRED:
Passion for teaching and a commitment to student success;
Commitment to the community college mission;
Commitment to shared governance and staying current in one's discipline;
Willingness to become involved in campus activities beyond one's discipline;
Willingness to teach with a variety of methods, including eLearning and instructional innovations;
Ability to teach individuals from diverse backgrounds effectively;
Demonstrated ability to pursue scholarly endeavors in area of expertise; and
Ability and willingness to participate in the design and measurement of learning outcomes and institutional effectiveness efforts.
The base salary for this position is $51,000 for a 176-day contract over the Instructional Year (Fall/Winter/Spring Quarters). Additional compensation may be available for assignment of Summer quarter courses or courses taught outside of the full-time position during Fall, Winter and Spring quarters.
Relocation expenses are considered for the employment offer for the successful candidate if the candidate relocates to the Tri-Cities area from outside of a 175-mile radius.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled (First consideration closes on April 22, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. PDT)
Master's degree in Translating or Interpreting or related field from a regionally accredited college or university;
Speak, read and write fluently in Spanish and English;
Current and appropriate professional certification for Spanish Interpreting;
Three (3) years of professional experience working as an interpreter; and
College-level teaching experience.
Ph.D. in Spanish, Interpreting or Translating, or related field from a regionally accredited college or university;
Five (5) years of experience working as an professional interpreter;
Three (3) years of college-level teaching experience, especially at the community college level;
Professional experience working in the Medical, Legal, Business or Human Services fields.
About Columbia Basin College
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.
Columbia Basin College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene.
These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.
In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.
CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.
Columbia Basin College continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.
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