Clinical Faculty in Language and Literacy, and Program Coordinator and Advisor for Students enrolled in Part-time Pathways
Full-time, with faculty rank; clinical position, term appointment (non-tenure); 11-month faculty appointment in the School of Education, Teacher Education Division.
STARTING DATE: July 1, 2021
Applications will be reviewed beginning May 30, 2021 and an appointment made as soon as a suitable candidate is discerned.
The Division of Teacher Education at Fresno Pacific University offers the Multiple Subjects and Single Subject credential programs which are accredited by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC), and the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT). The programs are offered at the university’s main campus in southeast Fresno, and also at 2 regional campuses: Merced, and Visalia. The Division of Teacher Education is committed to providing students a strong foundation in educational theory and pedagogical skills in the context of the Christian faith. This Christian worldview invests the program with purpose and direction; it provides a foundation for the understanding and development of excellence in teaching and responsiveness to the concerns of young people and their families and communities. The programs maintain a strong reputation within the educational community of the Central Valley as graduates are known for their excellent preparation to teach and serve in the diverse schools of the valley and beyond.
THE VISION AND MISSION OF THE DIVISION OF TEACHER EDUCATION
The Fresno Pacific Idea, our institutional guiding document, leads us to invest in recruiting colleagues who in their scholarship, teaching and service demonstrate experience with, knowledge of, and sensitivity to the needs of culturally diverse and oppressed communities. As a program with a core mission of equipping future educators to serve a deeply diverse student population, we seek faculty with a demonstrated commitment to work with marginalized communities and with students holding a range of worldviews.
Teaching professor and lead instructor in the teacher education division. Focus: the foundational knowledge of language and language acquisition necessary to assist future teachers in meeting the needs of both English speakers and English learners.
Program Coordinator for the Part-time Student Teaching Pathway
Total Contract Load: 30 units
Fresno Pacific University offers undergraduate and graduate programs that stress solid academic preparation and a strong ethical foundation. Some 4,000 traditional and adult students attend classes on the main campus in southeast Fresno or centers in North Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield and Merced as well as online. The university also reaches about 10,000 students through professional development studies. FPU has the highest four-year graduation rate of any Central Valley college or university, is a Hispanic Serving Institution, with a Hispanic student population of 44 percent, and is one of the top 10 HSIs nationally in graduating Hispanic students. The Valley’s only comprehensive Christian university granting master’s degrees, the university is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and ranked in the top tier among western universities—master’s category by U.S. News & World Report. FPU is affiliated with the Mennonite Brethren Church, and all employees express a personal Christian commitment and support the Christian mission of the university. A description of the unique quality of FPU as an academic community can be found in the Fresno Pacific University Idea at fresno.edu/about/fpu_idea.
COMPENSATION: Dependent on qualifications and experience, and paid out over 12 months. Full-time benefits include insurance (medical, vision, dental, LTD), retirement (TIAA-CREF).
APPLICATION: The link to the application is within the job description at http://www.fresno.edu/visitors/careers
Send a letter of application, a completed faculty application form (including personal statements), curriculum vita, three letters of reference (including one pastoral), and transcripts or placement file to:
Dr. Gary Gramenz, Dean
School of Education
Fresno Pacific University
1717 S. Chestnut Avenue, Box 2001
Fresno, CA 93702
Or email: [email protected]
Fresno Pacific University is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic or social background, sex, age, or disability. Committed to excellence and actively supportive of cultural diversity, FPU invites individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply.