Composition Specialist, Lane Community College

Composition Specialist (posting 170175)
Lane Community College, Eugene, OR
Closing: January 14, 2018 @ 9:00 p.m.
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Lane Community College and the Writing Coordination Team are looking for a passionate, engaged, collegial colleague who embraces collaboration, who demonstrates exceptional teaching skills, who challenges students through innovative and diverse courses, and whose enthusiasm for teaching writing inspires all students to achieve Lane’s vision of “transforming lives through learning.” The successful candidate for this position will have a broad and compelling interest in all aspects of writing that motivates the candidate’s practices in the classroom and in the coordination tasks associated with the position.

Lane Community College is creating a writing program that seeks to provide equitable access to writing courses and robust support for students from all backgrounds and skill levels from placement to diploma through collaboration, consistency, innovation, and transparency. As part of the writing program coordination, the candidate will work with a team of writing faculty to support and assist full- and part-time faculty with course content and assignments, curriculum development and outcomes assessment, diversity and inclusion initiatives, textbook selection, oversight of waiver exams, placement, and student relations.

Required Education:
Master’s degree in Composition, Writing Studies, Literacy Studies, Technical or Professional Communication, Technical or Professional Writing, or English and four (4) graduate courses in Composition (16) quarter credits or 12 semester credits).

Required Experience:

  • One (1) year full-time or equivalent part-time college composition/writing 
    teaching experience within the past 5 years.
  • One (1) year experience with writing program coordination/administration
  • One (1) year of cumulative college composition/writing teaching experience for a total of at least 36 quarter credits or 24 semester credits.

Starting Salary Range: $50,665-68,016

Questions? Contact LynnMarie Chowdhury in Human Resources at, 541-463-5111. Lane is an AA/EEO/Veteran/Disabilities Employer. Safety of employees and students is our top priority.