Lecturer - School of Education

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Cheney, WASHINGTON
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Posting Details
Posting Details

Working Title Lecturer - School of Education
Posting Number 2023010FP

Position Information

Classification Title Lecturer
Classification Code 8209
RCW Exemption Criteria 10 - Academic Personnel
EWU Position Number F99240
CUPA Code 13.01 - General Education
FLSA Exempt - Teaching
Bargaining Unit UFE
% Full Time 100%
Salary / Wage Range CUPA
Salary Information
The expected salary upon hire is $55,509.
Anticipated Start Date 09/16/2023
Term of Appointment 9 months per academic year, mid-September through mid-June
Location Cheney, WA
County Spokane
Project Description
Project Duration N/A
Background Check Yes - Both

Department Information

Level 1 User with Access Linda Moody
Responsible HR User Britt Pirker
Responsible HR User Email address bpirker@ewu.edu "inquiries only"

Position Details

Job Summary
The School of Education, in the College of Professional Programs at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a Lecturer position to begin September 16, 2023. This position is a one-year appointment for AY2023-2024 with the option for renewal based on funding availability and department need.
The Education Program is seeking a colleague with a strong commitment to students, collegiality, and outside partnerships. The faculty member hired for this position will be welcomed into an academic community dedicated to cultural diversity, community engagement, and social justice.
The individual selected for this position will:
  • Teach core education courses in both elementary and secondary programs (e.g., classroom management, foundations courses, introduction to education, and assessment).
  • Support education students in providing instruction that aligns with state standards and meets students’ needs.
  • Engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning.
  • Provide oral and written feedback to Education students.
  • Maintain regular and effective communication with colleagues, candidates, administrations, and participating teachers.
  • Participate in regular faculty meetings.

Faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning. Additionally, the candidate selected for this position may be expected to teach face-to-face classes, hybrid or blended classes and/or online classes according to the needs of the department, if needed.
On top of salary, the university offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses. For additional information regarding insurance benefits please see our Benefits page: https://inside.ewu.edu/hr/benefits/insurance/ .
Applications are open and accepted until recruitment is closed. Screening of applications will begin on May 30, 2023 and applications will continue to be screened until recruitment is closed. All materials will be held in confidence, and references will not be contacted without prior notification to the candidates.
About Eastern Washington University
Eastern Washington University, a regional, comprehensive public university with an enrollment of over 10,000 students, is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington, each governed by its own board of trustees. EWU’s 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 12,000 residents 16 miles southwest of Washington’s second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the innovative, energy-efficient Catalyst building and at Riverpoint, a campus shared with Washington State University. In addition, EWU programs can be found at select locations throughout the state, aligned with the needs of the community. Eastern contributes to the vitality of the region and the state through its wide array of bachelor’s and master’s degrees in over 100 fields of study, as well as applied doctorates in physical therapy and educational leadership, offering accessible pathways to career success and personal development to students of all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
Tribal Land Acknowledgement
Eastern Washington University resides within the traditional homelands of the Spokane People and other tribes who are connected through their shared history of this region. This land holds their cultural DNA and it is their Ancestors who are here and bring forth the knowledge of this place—the knowledge that comes from the land.
Diversity Statement
EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.
Conditions of Employment
The required start date for this position is 09/16/2023. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 09/16/2023.
This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.
Upon hire you must complete required DEI, Hazing, and Harassment, Title IX training, and any other federal, state, and university mandated trainings. You can access the online training at https://inside.ewu.edu/hr/training/orientation/ or complete the training in person or via Zoom. In person and Zoom training opportunities will be posted on InsideEWU and are listed on Human Resources at https://inside.ewu.edu/hr/training/.
All new employees must comply with EWU Immunization Policy 602-02 and provide proof of immunity or vaccination to MMR before beginning work at EWU. Waivers for the immunization requirements are available for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs. 
Note: Interviews might be conducted via Zoom (camera must be enabled). Candidates must be able to demonstrate competence using these technologies.
Physical Demands
Essential Functions Analysis forms (“EFA”) describe the physical and mental demands associated with our positions. If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Britt Pirker at bpirker@ewu.edu.
Pre-Placement Physical No
Hearing Test No
Medical Monitoring Post Hire No
Protective Equipment
University, local, regional and state mandates for public and personal protection should be followed as needed.
Required Qualifications
  • Master’s in Education (Degree required by start date of 9/16/2023)
  • At least 3 years’ teaching experience in K-12 Education or extensive experience in K-12 education
  • Interest or experience in teaching college level courses
  • Experience in teaching diverse learners (i.e., culture, race, low SES, first generation college students, etc.)
  • Experience and/or education which demonstrates knowledge of data driven instruction with positive impact on P-12 student learning
  • Candidates must demonstrate interest, experience and/or ability in promoting cultural competency and/or diversity
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ed.D. or Ph.D. degree in education or related field
  • Professional development in or experience with instructional coaching
  • Experience serving as a faculty member in higher education in a Department of Education
  • Experience supervising and/or evaluating instructional coaching with adult learners, peers or candidates in the field
  • Experience teaching in middle level
  • Experience teaching and designing online courses
  • Strong knowledge of classroom assessment, classroom management, and/or literacy
  • Experience teaching using the Canvas instructional platform
Other Skills and Abilities
  • Flexibility
  • Collaboration
  • Collegiality
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail
Work Schedule Type Other
Work Schedule
Schedule will vary from quarter to quarter to fulfill position’s responsibilities.
Posting Date 05/15/2023
Open Until Further Notice Yes
Closing Date
Screening to Begin 05/30/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants
It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.
Submit your application materials through our online faculty applications portal located here: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resource Services at (509) 359-2381.
Applications are open and accepted until recruitment is closed; screening will begin May 30, 2023. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.
Required documentation includes all of the items listed below.
  • Cover letter: please describe how you meet each of the required and preferred qualifications (if applicable)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Evidence of Effective Teaching (i.e., example of PGP, TPEP, letters from parents, administrators, students, instructional material you’ve created, or other documentation) (Student evaluations should not include the original evaluation materials but should be limited to 3rd party summaries.)
  • List of Professional References: please include a list of at least three references including names, title, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses, and their connection to you.
  • Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
  • Additional optional links: if you have additional documents that serve as evidence of how you meet the qualifications, you may upload those items to the optional links labeled Other Document #1 and Other Document #2

Job Duties

% of Time 100
Responsibility / Duty
  • The initial workload will consist of the following activities, and are subject to revision by the Chair and Dean to meet changing departmental/program needs; 15 Credits per Quarter = 45 Total Credits
  • Provide oral and written feedback to Education candidates.
  • Support Education candidates in providing instruction that aligns with state standards and meets students’ needs.
  • Maintain regular and effective communication with colleagues, candidates, and cross-campus partners.
  • Teach undergraduate-level courses in Education.
  • Participate in regular faculty meetings.
  • All faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and related activities, and in assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • Teaching includes the following additional responsibilities as defined in the faculty CBA:
    • Meet all scheduled classes
      • Plan, organize and inform students of course content, texts, readings, assignments, attendance expectations and methods of evaluation including grading scales
    • Schedule and attend office hours
    • Turn in grades according to established deadlines
Essential Function Indicator Yes

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