Psychology Instructor

Salem, Oregon
Mar 17, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Psychology Instructor


Chemeketa Community College welcomes applications for a full-time Psychology Instructor

Position Summary

This Psychology Instructor position works closely with other Psychology faculty in overseeing the Psychology curriculum at the college. Our Psychology program's goal is to provide our students with a broad-based understanding of theoretical perspectives, methodological approaches, and core-content areas in the discipline.  The instructor also works closely with other Social Science instructors to manage the general Social Science program curriculum.  The assignment consists of teaching 44 quarter credits each academic year (11 courses across three terms, 4-credits per course) delivered via online, face-to-face, and/or a combination of these and other methods.  

Terms of Employment:

This is a 100%, 180-day faculty assignment. This assignment is subject to budget approval.
Requires the provision of official transcripts upon hire.
Requires flexible work schedule to meet program needs, which includes evenings and/or weekends.  This position is predominantly an evening position. 
Upon hire must pass security inquiry which may include criminal and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.

Salary Placement: 
Initial salary placement would rarely extend beyond step 3, $47,612/annually 

Closing Date: Friday, April 07, 2017

Why Chemeketa?

You would be challenged to find a college that matters more to its community than Chemeketa means to the residents of Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. If you can affirm our vision to transform lives and communities through exceptional learning experiences, then Chemeketa will be a rewarding workplace to fulfill your potential and contribute your expertise.

The Community We Serve

Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 50,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations, Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Polk center, Center for Business & Industry and Viticulture at Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the Mid-Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn county. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of citizens. Full-time enrollment increased by 35% in the last five years.

Chemeketa provides opportunities for students to explore, learn, and succeed through quality educational experiences and workforce training.

We are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff, and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all.

What We Have to Offer

The college also provides an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage (subject to employee and college collective bargaining agreements).  Other benefits also include generous vacation/holidays as well as: life, and disability insurance and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) or Oregon Public Services Retirement Plan (OPSRP).


$47,612.00 - $78,142.00 Annually


Master's degree or higher in Psychology from an accredited institution
Master's degree or higher in a closely-related academic field with 24 graduate hours in Psychology.

Application Process

To be considered for this position, a complete online application is required. For complete information on this and other job opportunities, please visit our web site at  

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