Geography Instructor, Part-Time Adjunct Pool



Position Number: 03096 Posting Date: 06/18/2020 Position 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 not eligible for health benefits. College/Site: Porterville College Location: PC-Main Campus Basic Function: This is for an adjunct pool that will be used to staff part-time adjunct positions for the 2020-2021, 2021-2022 academic years. The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of Geography courses. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE Cultural Geography 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: Masters in Geography; OR Bachelors in Geography AND Masters in Geology, History, Meteorology, or Oceanography; OR Possession of a valid credential which authorizes full-time teaching of Geography 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: Commitment to student learning. Awareness of the College mission, vision, and values. Sensitivity to students with a wide range of skills, motivations, and academic goals. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Knowledge of computers and willingness to experiment using multimedia instructional materials. Commitment to working effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes teaching, learning and service students. Salary Grade: Special Instructions to Applicants: 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. All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/13708. Emails will not be accepted. As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply. jeid-343d15ec4729b345be4333e2ffc75019
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