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Communication Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool
Kern Community College District

Date Posted Oct. 26, 2018
Title Communication Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool
University Kern Community College District
Bakersfield, CA, United States
Department Communications
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Adjunct/Clinical Professor
  • Social Sciences - Communication

Communication Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool

Kern Community College District

Position Number: 02536

Posting Date: 10/11/2018

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:


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 part-time adjunct positions for the 2018-2019 academic year.
The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in public speaking, interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, and small group communication. This assignment may also include opportunities to teach rhetoric, argumentation, persuasion, organizational communication, leadership, and health communication.
This assignment may include teaching at other campus sites, day or evening classes, weekend classes, large classes,and using multiple teaching methodologies. All communication courses at Bakersfield College are taught using face-to-face, in-class instruction.

Education and Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:
Possession of a valid credential which authorizes full-time teaching of Communication/Language Arts at the California Community College level; OR
-Masters in speech, speech broadcasting, telecommunications, rhetoric, communication, communication studies, speech communication, or organizational communication; OR
-Bachelors in speech, speech broadcasting, telecommunications, rhetoric, communication, communication studies, speech communication, or organizational communication AND Masters in drama/theater arts, mass communication, or English;

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 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 & Abilities:
  • Commitment to student learning.
  • Awareness of the Bakersfield College mission, vision, and values.
  • Sensitivity to students with a wide range of skills, motivations, and academic goals.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Computer literacy and willingness to experiment using multimedia instructional materials.
  • Ability and experience in working effectively and collegially with colleagues in an environment that promotes teaching, learning and service to students.
  • Commitment to and knowledge of best practices for integrating communication skills with other disciplines.

Salary Grade:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Faculty Application for Academic 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 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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