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Economics Instructor (One or More)
South Orange County Community College District

Date Posted Feb. 7, 2020
Title Economics Instructor (One or More)
University South Orange County Community College District
South Orange County, CA, United States
Department Social Sciences (IVC-079-053)
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Social Sciences - Economics

Minimum Qualifications:
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.

Experience Required:

  • 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.

Desired Qualifications:
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.

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