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Psychology Instructor
Kern Community College District

  • Jan. 30, 2018
 
  • Psychology Instructor
  • Kern Community College District
    California City, CA
    United States
 
  • 3/1/2018
  • Available immediately
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  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Social Sciences - Psychology
 
 
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Psychology Instructor

Kern Community College District


Position Number: 02317

Posting Date: 01/26/2018

Initial Screening Date: 03/01/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Contract Academic

Rate:

Work Week: This is a ten-month (175-day), tenure track, faculty position

Minimum Salary: $71,210.07 annually

Maximum Salary: $100,617.97 annually (maximum entry $74,815.08 per year)

Benefits:

The Kern Community College District provides a maximum contribution to an excellent health and welfare benefits plan. The District also provides life insurance plans for the employee, as well as an 8.25% contribution to the State Teachers Retirement plan. Additional types of insurance may be purchased with pre-tax dollars through an IRS 125 flexible benefit program.

College/Site: Cerro Coso College

Location: CC-East Kern (Tehachapi/California City)

Basic Function:

Basic Function:
This position will be designated at either Main Campus, IWV, Ridgecrest or East Kern, Tehachapi.
This is a full-time, tenure-track, 175-day position as a community college Psychology Instructor. The successful candidate will be asked to teach courses in the human services program. Teaching faculty are responsible for providing a full professional week which includes but is not limited to teaching 15 units of courses per semester with psychology as a minimum qualification.
Other duties include holding office hours, maintaining subject matter currency, using computer and multimedia technology for increased student engagement, attending department and college meetings, and participating in institutional activities. Examples of institutional activities are assisting with student outreach and recruitment; participating in articulation events with high schools and four-year schools as appropriate; developing and maintaining community connections; working with department and division colleagues to address student equity gaps; developing and revising curriculum; defining, assessing, and analyzing student learning outcomes; collegially participating in departmental, college and discipline-specific professional activities.
This assignment may include teaching at other campus sites, evening classes, large classes, and distance learning. Cerro Coso also serves two correctional facilities.

Education and Experience:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
Masters in psychology
OR
Bachelors psychology
AND
Masters in counseling, sociology, statistics, neuroscience or social work 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:
  • 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:

First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on March 1, 2018 are assured consideration. 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
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Statement of personal philosophy of teaching
  • Copies of legible transcripts
  • Copy of sample syllabi
  • 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.

Recruitment Status (tentative):
  • Application Screening: TBD
  • Interviews: TBD

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/9903. Emails will not be accepted.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.



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