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Philosophy Instructor-Part-time Adjunct Pool

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title: Philosophy Instructor-Part-time Adjunct Pool
Position Number: 02100
Posting Date 06/19/2017
Closing Date
Initial Screening Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type: Part-Time Academic
Rate:

$60.00/hour; Hourly rate may vary based on type of assignment and the Lecture Hour Equivalent (LHE) formula. For more information, refer to the CCA collective bargaining agreement or your college HR office.

Work Week
Minimum Salary:
Maximum Salary:
Benefits:

Sick Leave Only.

This position is eligible for the ACA health benefits at employee expense.

College/Site: Porterville College
Location PC-Main Campus
Basic Function

This is an adjunct pool that will be used to staff adjunct instructor assignments during the 2017-18 academic year.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of philosophy courses.

This assignment may include teaching at other campus sites, day or evening classes, weekend classes, large classes, distance learning and using multiple teaching methodologies. Other duties include: participation in student recruitment and articulation of transfer programs for the Social Science department; maintaining subject matter currency; developing and revising curriculum; using computer and multimedia technology; collegial participation in departmental, college and discipline-specific professional activities.

Education and Experience

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s in Philosophy;

OR – Bachelor’s in Philosophy AND Master’s in Humanities or Religious Studies;

OR – Possession of a valid credential which authorizes full-time teaching of Philosophy at the California Community College level;

OR – The equivalent. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for these positions. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must request and submit an APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form.

AND – A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.

Note: Degrees and credits generally must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406).

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.
Knowledge and Abilities

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate that they are broadly prepared and have a depth of knowledge in the discipline. In addition, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge and abilities:

  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes innovation, teaching, learning and service to diverse student population;
  • Ability to effectively work with students with a wide range of skills, motivations, academic and vocational goals;
  • Ability to develop curriculum, including curriculum delivered via different modalities;
  • Ability to participate in recruitment and articulation activities with local schools, colleges and universities;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain subject matter currency;
  • Ability to assess student learning outcomes;
  • Knowledge of computers and willingness to explore new technologies that would benefit the program;
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the California Community College mission.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to provide leadership within the discipline and college initiatives to improve student learning.
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively with college committees and other organizations and to be involved in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities
Salary Grade
Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Copies of legible transcripts
  • List of six (6) professional references – Listed on application form
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about the position?
    • Newspaper
    • Internet
    • Employee
    • Walk-in
    • Chronicle for Higher Education
    • Employment Agency
    • KCCD Employee
    • Other
  2. * The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
    • I understand the above statement.

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Application for Equivalence
  2. Other Document
  3. Other Document (2)
  4. Other Document (3)