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English Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title: English Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool
Position Number: 00762
Posting Date 09/20/2017
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 Flexible, as needed
Minimum Salary:
Maximum Salary:
Benefits:

Sick Leave Only.

This position is eligible for employee paid health benefits.

College/Site: Bakersfield College
Location BC-Main Campus
Basic Function

This is for an adjunct pool that will be used to staff assignments during the 2017-2018 academic year.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in developmental English and basic writing skills, remedial composition, freshman transfer composition, and literature, depending on experience, background and institutional need.

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 Language Arts 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 English, literature, comparative literature, or composition;

OR – Bachelor’s degree in English, literature, comparative literature, or composition AND Master’s degree in linguistics, TESL, speech, education with specialization in reading, creative writing, or journalism;

OR – Possession of a valid credential, which authorizes the full-time teaching of Language Arts 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 this position. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must 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 must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

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 candidate will be able to demonstrate that they are broadly prepared and have a depth of knowledge in the discipline. In addition, the successful candidate 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 participate in the development of curriculum, including curriculum delivered via new modalities;
  • Ability to participate in recruitment and articulation activities with local school, 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 program;
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the California community college mission.
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
  • Cover Letter
  • 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
  3. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Application for Equivalence