For this position, candidates must have at least one of the following:
1. Master’s degree or higher in economics from an accredited college or university; OR
2. Bachelor’s degree in economics AND a Master’s degree or higher in business, business administration, business management, business education, finance, or political science from an accredited college or university; OR
3. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990); OR
4. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1 or 2 above.
- One year full time (or equivalent part-time) recent and successful experience teaching lower division principles of microeconomics and/or macroeconomics classes.
- Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating a high level of expertise on the basis of:
- Recent and successful experience teaching lower division principles of microeconomics and/or macroeconomics at the community college level.
- College or university course work in the areas of global economics, international economics, environmental economics, real estate economics, econometrics, and/or financial planning.
- Demonstrated success in graduate-level coursework in microeconomic and macroeconomic theory and quantitative analysis.
- Knowledge of and ability to integrate computer technology in the classroom and be able to use such technology to offer curriculum and instruction through distance delivery modes, as appropriate.
- Understanding of current and emerging instructional and educational delivery technologies.
- A demonstrated strong commitment to quality teaching, student success, and academic excellence.
- Possess an understanding of different instructional modalities to match different student learning styles.
- Possess strong interpersonal skills.
- Experience in curriculum development and online delivery.
- Interest in networking within the community to promote economic education and internship opportunities.
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Advance student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines for the various courses in the economics department.
- Integrate computer technology to offer instruction in the traditional classroom as well as through distance delivery modes.
- Participate in the development and revision of curriculum in the department and college committees and in professional development activities.
- Maintain current knowledge in the subject-matter area for effective teaching/learning strategies; maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
- Participate in general faculty functions related to the educational program, in-service programs, professional development and college governance. Assignments may include evening and weekend hours.