Corning Community College accepts applications for its Diversity Teaching Fellowship Program. This program offers the opportunity for graduate students and graduate degree holders who are members of ethnically underrepresented groups or others to gain teaching experience at the community college level. Mission: Corning Community College (CCC) serves life-long learners in our region by providing access to high-quality, affordable transfer, career, and workforce development educational opportunities. Our learning environment fosters diversity, empowerment, leadership, and teamwork for academic, professional, and personal success. We collaborate locally and promote global awareness for social, environmental, and economic sustainability. Accreditation: CCC is a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN). Commitment to Diversity: CCC is committed to creating and sustaining a campus culture that welcomes and provides support to individuals of all groups and encourages understanding and mutual respect of diverse individuals. Purpose of the Fellowship The Diversity Teaching Fellowship Program is an important part of Corning Community College's diversity and inclusion efforts to create a campus community which better reflects the diversity of our student body and surrounding areas. This program provides members of ethnically underrepresented groups and other underrepresented groups who are either graduate students or holders of graduate degrees with an opportunity to gain teaching experience at a community college. The program has two goals: ? To encourage diverse individuals to consider a career in community college education ? To enhance the education of CCC students by providing opportunities for them to learn from a more diverse faculty. Teaching Fellows will: ? Gain both valuable teaching experience and exposure to the community college as a viable career path. ? Have opportunities to network and broaden their experience in their disciplines, as well as in other academic areas. Program Outline Teaching Fellows will be supervised by a department chairperson or mentored by an experienced faculty member. Fellows will teach or co-teach one or two courses per semester, meet regularly with their faculty mentors, and at their option, participate in departmental, divisional and college-wide activities. The length of a fellowship will be one semester, with an evaluation of the fellow conducted at the end of the semester. The Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs may approve the continuation of the fellowship for a second semester. Fellows will be paid $3,000 per 3 credit hour equivalent course and $3,500 per 4 credit hour equivalent course. Available disciplines for fall 2017:
Located in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State, CCC is a rural college serving approximately 2,600 FTE students. A member of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, CCC is widely known for its commitment to excellence in teaching and student development. We seek qualified job candidates who can help us advance our goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive ca...mpus culture that welcomes and provides support to and encourages mutual respect of all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, criminal conviction, or any other protected characteristic.
CCC has a beautiful 550-acre campus with eight buildings plus a planetarium, an observatory, and an adjacent nature center on Spencer Hill near the city of Corning. The College also operates additional centers and a variety of off-campus sites throughout the three counties, including Airport Corporate Park in Horseheads and an Academic and Workforce Development Center in Elmira.
CCC has qualified faculty, and staff dedicated to student success and the College mission. It has a significant presence in the community with a well-deserved reputation for quality. Faculty and staff emphasize high standards, availability to students, and promote intellectual and personal growth. In 2015 the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings rated CCC among the top 20 community colleges to have the best return on investment for students.
A talented and committed Regional Board of Trustees (RBOT) of 14 members, including one student, represents the three counties in the service area – Steuben, Chemung, and Schuyler.
The region includes the world headquarters of Corning, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, several other local and international businesses, and a “can do” business climate through the Start Up New York and other economic development initiatives. Tourism is important in that the Finger Lakes Region is the third largest tourist destination in New York. There are minor league baseball and hockey teams along with the international speedway at Watkins Glen. Wineries dot the shorelines of the Finger Lakes with tours, tasting rooms, and walking trails available at many of them. Fishing, boating, swimming, biking, hiking, golfing, skiing, and sightseeing opportunities are extensive.