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Position Description

Reading Instructor, Developmental Courses

Miles College is seeking a dynamic, motivated, and collegial full-time Reading instructor with a strong commitment to the mission of the college. The successful candidate will teach primarily developmental Reading courses. The instructor will support student success through the application and understanding of materials, pedagogies, assessment methods and feedback techniques that are effective within a diverse population. Collaboration with faculty and staff in the Reading Department and other units to develop strategies to increase student persistence and retention is an essential part of the job. The successful candidate will also participate in professional development experiences, keep abreast of research, developments in pedagogy and methodology in teaching developmental Reading, and participate in college committees.  Instructor must also maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students.


  • Master’s degree or higher and at least 18 graduate hours in Reading
  • Previous teaching experience in developmental Reading
  • Experience teaching at the postsecondary level
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in Reading
  • Must have the ability to work with diverse populations
  • Computer skills
  • Strong organizational and management skills


Miles College is known for its liberal arts college offerings and diverse undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into specialized fields of study.  The campus is located in Fairfield, Alabama (a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama).  For more information about the College and to apply online, visit our home page at www.miles.edu Careers.

The application process will begin June 1. 

Application Deadline:  Until position is filled

Start Date:  August 7, 2017

Please forward a cover letter, resume, references and transcript copies to our Human Resources Department.

Mail to:  Miles College, Human Resources, P. O. Box 39800, Birmingham, Alabama 35208