Dakota County Technical College

Speech Communication Instructor

United States

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Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title Technical College Faculty

Working Title Speech Communication Instructor Position Type Faculty Division Academic Affairs Department Liberal Arts Unit Communication Location Rosemount, MN FLSA Exempt Full/Part Time Full Time FTE 1.0 Employment Condition Fixed Term Work Shift Varies Work Schedule/Hours/Days


Posting Details

This posting is for a Fixed Term Full-Time Communications Instruction position at Dakota County Technical College for the 2023-2024 academic year (August 16, 2023 – May 14, 2024).

Salary Minimum $40,912; See Benefits Below Salary Maximum $85,892; See Benefits Below Salary Type Annual Bargaining Unit/Plan 210, MSCF Job Description

This posting is for a Fixed Term Full-Time Speech Communication instructor at Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2023. We are especially interested in those who can contribute to the diversity of the college with demonstrated commitment to teaching in a wide variety of formats to a wide variety of students. Faculty members at Dakota County Technical College are professionally active scholars who participate in departmental and campus-wide activities to enhance their disciplines, promote interdisciplinary discourse and collaboration, and advance the college mission. The college is committed to a collegial environment reflecting a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds among its administrators, faculty and staff.

Example of Duties:

  • Deliver instruction using a variety of methods of course instruction, including on-ground, online and/or hybrid-blended, and accelerated for a wide range of students, including traditional, developmental, adult, concurrent enrollment, and English-language learners.
  • Conduct classroom research and other assessment/evaluation activities.
  • Mentor and advise students.
  • Contribute in committee assignments and college-wide retention and quality initiatives an early alert system for students struggling academically.
  • Engage in scholarly and other professional development activities.
  • Course assignments include day, evening, and weekend hours; delivery of course may be in traditional, accelerated, online, blended/hybrid, and concurrent enrollment modes.

    Required Qualifications

    Education Requirement

  • Master's degree with a major in speech, speech communication, or communication, or communication studies or
  • Master's degree in any discipline/field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credits (27 graduate quarter credits) in speech, speech communication, or communication, or communication studies.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education.
  • Experience integrating cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspectives in course instruction.
  • Experience teaching face-to-face, in hybrid format, and completely online.
  • Experience in curriculum development.
  • Demonstrated participation in a wide variety of initiatives at the department, program, and college level.
  • Experience with and commitment to program-level assessment.
  • Experience assessing student academic achievement through campus-wide and classroom learning outcomes.
  • PhD.
  • Other Requirements About

    Founded in 1970 Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) is a public, two-year technical college in Rosemount, Minnesota. DCTC offers about 150 programs that range from an AA, to a degree in pluming. DCTC will allows students the possibility to go right into work force after graduation. Students who graduate from DCTC gave a 90% chance of getting a job after graduation.

    DCTC has over 2,000 students, and a very diverse culture. Students of color make up about 20 percent of the population. 35.2 percent of students are low income and eligible for Pell grants. Dakota County Technical College is a public two-year institution of higher education dedicated to the philosophy that there is dignity in all work and value in individual growth and learning. It is the philosophy of the college that all of its students should have access to quality education that prepares them for rewarding careers. The college values its role in contributing to economic development by providing a knowledgeable and skilled workforce. The college views itself as a full partner in the higher education community and recognizes its contribution to lifelong learning.

    Benefits Info

    Salary: Full time faculty salaries currently range from $39,212 – $84,192 annually. Salary schedule placement is determined on the basis of education and experience and in accordance with the 2019-2021 Master Agreement between the Minnesota State Board of Trustees and the Minnesota State College Faculty.

    Depending on credit load, the State of Minnesota offers:

  • Work assignment of 171 days (August – May)
  • Tuition Waiver (24 credits each year at any Minnesota State College or University)
  • Medical and dental insurance (https: // mn.gov/mmb/segip/)
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts
  • Retirement plan (Teacher's Retirement Association or Individual Retirement Account Plan)
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Personal and sick leave
  • Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number F207P

    Number of Vacancies 1 Re-posting No Desired Start Date 08/16/2023 Position End Date (if temporary) 05/14/2024 Open Date 04/24/2023 Close Date 06/09/2023 Open Until Filled No Accept Applications Yes Special Instructions Summary

    Applications must be submitted online for consideration. Transcript submissions may be unofficial transcripts for unofficial applicant review.

    Posting Contact Human Resources, h[email protected], 651-423-8411 Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. Dakota County Technical College is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.

    Supplemental Questions

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    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • Transcripts
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
  • Portfolio
  • Job details


    Speech Communication Instructor


    Dakota County Technical College


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 09, 2023

    Job type




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