Reading Facilitator - Academic Foundations (Part time)

Posting Date: April 15, 2021

Closing Date: Open until filled

William Paterson University invites applications for the position of part time Reading Facilitator in Academic Foundations. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limites to:

  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of methods, materials, and techniques used to deliver basic reading, writing concepts, and research (i.e. grammar, writing, vocabulary)
  • Conducts regular assessments of student performance and maintains up to date records of student progress and attendance
  • Instruction including hands on and theory, classroom management, and administrative tasks that may include reports, syllabus and lesson plan development.
  • Conducts regular assessments of student performance and maintains up to date records of student progress and activities; track trends in usage, prepare various reports
  • Ensure that course is taught in accordance with the established syllabi, while following all established deadlines.
  • Experience using multiple approaches to teaching and learning, such as incorporating technology, contextualized instruction, multiple levels, or innovative approaches that support increased student success
  • Skilled in use of technology (interactive lessons, online and hybrid formats, course software such as Blackboard, GoTo Meeting, EdReady etc.) to deliver quality instruction
  • Provide appropriate referrals to Director, student support services and other university resources as necessary to help students achieve their academic goals
  • Strong communication and writing skills.
  • Must have a sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, special needs, and ethnic backgrounds of college students.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in English, Language Arts, Literature, or a related discipline. Education or a related field from a regionally accredited institution. 
  • Strong computer skills are required due to intensive use of an online reading course management system.
  • Must be able to work onsite and possibly online as well.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching developmental reading and writing at the secondary or college level
  • Available to teach during the day
  • Teaching experience in a community college setting
  • Experience with online instruction

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume and provide names/contacts of three professional references to Salwa Zito(email):

Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

The Clery Act (The Jean Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistic Act) 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 University Police Department website at the Clery Act page. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the University Police Department upon request.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.