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Job ID: 123559

College of the Canyons

Date Posted May 17, 2019
University College of the Canyons
Santa Clarita, CA, United States
Department Noncredit
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Education

The Santa Clarita Community College District/College of the Canyons is seeking a full-time tenure track instructor in the School of Continuing and Community Education. The ideal candidate will share our college’s commitment to educating the more than 32,000 racially and socioeconomically diverse students we enroll each year. Currently, our student body is approximately 45.4% Latinx/Hispanic, 32.2% White, 6.3% Asian, 5.5% African-American, 4.5% Pacific Islander, 2% multi-ethnic, and less than 1% Native American. The college was designated a Hispanic Serving Institution in 2015, reflecting our focus on enhancing the educational attainment and economic well-being of the community we proudly serve. As one of 20 community colleges in the state selected for the California Guided Pathways Project, we are focused on enhancing equity and implementing policies and practices that help all students achieve successful academic outcomes.

Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty Position
Review Date: June 11, 2019
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College of the Canyons is seeking a faculty leader with occupational and educational experience. This is a 10-MONTH professional, full-time tenure track position beginning Fall 2019. The position may include a combination of teaching, department, college, and community leadership functions. Assignment may include day, evening, and weekend duties at all District sites.

Duties of the Position:

  • Leads and coordinates offerings for the noncredit programs to promote equitable noncredit student success.
  • Teaches primarily noncredit courses for which the candidate meets minimum qualifications and according to approved curriculum course outlines.
  • Supports development and provides leadership in the growth, maintenance, and organization of short-term vocational and workforce preparation noncredit curriculum and programs.
  • In collaboration with the Public Information Office and/or external
    marketing agencies, promotes noncredit courses and programs to the community..
    Creates, facilitates, and leads professional development opportunities for faculty members looking to develop new noncredit programs
  • Maintains current, accurate records of course enrollment, student academic progress, and reports student progress in a timely manner.
  • Assists in the development of the noncredit course schedule, hiring of noncredit adjunct faculty, and staffing of noncredit courses.
  • Participates in Student Learning Outcome assessments, institutional planning, and accreditation.
  • Maintains professional and ethical academic standards.
  • Maintains office hours and participates in department, division, and college committees and governance.
  • Participates in and implements departmental and college program reviews.
  • Participates in additional faculty responsibilities, including college decision-making activities related to professional and academic matters. The activities will occur both within the department as well as in the larger College setting.
  • Collaborates effectively with community and offsite partners, program advisory boards, local and state agencies.
  • Teaches a schedule that may include late afternoon and/or evening and weekend assignments, which may be primarily held at off-campus locations.
    Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Faculty members carry out their professional responsibilities by participating in the college decision-making activities related to academic and professional matters via meetings, by participating on project teams, by engaging in ongoing and meaningful professional development, and by providing support to students on a one-to-one and small group basis at regularly scheduled times.
    In addition to professional expertise in teaching within the discipline, applicants should possess the following abilities and attitudes that have been identified as important to successful performance in the position

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree; and two years of occupational experience related to the subject of the course taught OR
  • Associate degree; and six years of occupational experience related to the subject of the course taught.

Required licenses/certifications: NONE

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Application Process: Application materials must be submitted by the end of the day in the Human Resources Offices on June 11, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to complete their application online. Please visit our website at

If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources Office at (661)362-3427 or our TTY Line at (661)362-5178. Applicants may check the status of their application online and may expect to be notified within approximately 4 weeks following the review date as to the status of their application.

The Santa Clarita Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected basis under the law.

Applicants who have disabilities who need accommodation in order to complete the selection process should contact the Human Resources office directly at (661) 362-3427.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    College of the Canyons
    Santa Clarita, CA 91355
  • (661)362-3427


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