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Adjunct English Instructor - Red Rocks Community College

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Position Announcement - Adjunct Instructor

Red Rocks Community College

Red Rocks Community College is seeking a part time English instructor!  We are a group of practicing writers whose mission is to foster critical thinking, inspire creative expression, and empower students of all backgrounds and abilities to fully participate in a complex, literate society.  We do this by teaching rhetorical and literary principles, modeling reading and composing processes, and exposing students to compositions across multiple modes and genres.  

At RRCC we are committed to Inclusive Excellence.  We strive to create a community in which everyone feels respected and valued for their unique talents and contributions, and where people from all backgrounds are able to achieve their goals.  Red Rocks Community College acknowledges that inclusion and equity are multifaceted and complex concepts, and that our efforts in these areas will require innovation, intention, and an institutional commitment to these principles.  To learn more about our commitment to Inclusive Excellence, visit

Connect daily and make a difference in the lives of thousands of students working to earn an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or a Master’s degree at Red Rocks Community College (RRCC). RRCC has two campuses: our main campus in Lakewood, Colorado and our newly expanded campus in Arvada, Colorado. Red Rocks is Colorado’s premier community college and the fourth largest in the state, serving over 15,000 students each year. RRCC has an academic journal and a literary journal! Our faculty are a community of active composers.

This position is located on the 140-acre, beautifully landscaped, Lakewood main campus, high in the foothills, with views looking along the Front Range to Boulder and beyond. Just minutes from downtown Denver, with dedicated RTD light-rail and bus stops, commuting is quick and easy. At Lakewood, RRCC offers employee access to an on-campus coffee shop and cafeteria, an on-campus children’s center, health clinic, recreational facilities, and in early 2017 will open a brand new 38,000 square foot recreation center, complete with climbing wall, a large gym with basketball courts, state of the art fitness equipment, and full locker rooms to make your transition back to work easy and efficient. RRCC also offers tuition assistance for full-time employees and most dependents, for classes within the 13-college, state-wide Colorado Community College System.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree with 18+ credit hours at the graduate level in English, rhetoric/composition, creative writing, literature, or related field (NOT including Education).

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in rhetoric/composition or English, experience teaching at the college level, experience teaching visual/digital literacy alongside traditional reading and writing, current scholarship in the field of rhetoric/composition.

Closing Date: Open until filled. 

Payment is based on the credit hour/contact hour and class ratio as assigned to you by the department chair. RRCC starts at $810.82/credit hour.  

For questions about the position, please contact Stina French, English Adjunct Coordinator,

For questions about adjunct employment in general, please contact or 303.914.6300.