La Raza Studies Adjunct Instructor

San Pablo, California
$59.70 - $84.36/ per hour
May 30, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College

Contra Costa College


La Raza Studies Adjunct Instructor

Job Number: F00322

Salary: $59.70 - $84.36/ per hour

Deadline: 08/01/2017


Complete job description and application available online at:


Duties and Responsibilities    

Adjunct Faculty duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. providing instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules;

2. creating and maintaining an environment which emphasizes learning, encourages free discussion of ideas and critical thinking;

3. evaluating progress of students concerning educational matters and grades student work; 

4. meeting with students outside of class;

5. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;

6. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter areas;

7. fulfilling professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member;

8. maintaining accurate academic records;

9. performing other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience    

Master’s in the ethnic studies field


a master’s in American Studies/Ethnicity, Latino Studies, La Raza Studies, Central American Studies, Latin American Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Race and Ethnic Relations, Asian-American Studies, or African-American Studies


OR the equivalent (If you do not possess the listed degrees, you must complete the equivalency form provided in the online application.)


OR see Interdisciplinary Studies:

Master’s in the interdisciplinary area OR

master’s in one of the disciplines included in the interdisciplinary area and upper division or graduate course work in at least one other constituent discipline.

(NOTE: The Interdisciplinary Studies discipline is provided to allow for those cases where it is locally determined that a course must be taught by someone with qualifications that exceed a single discipline. The constituent disciplines can include any disciplines found in the Master’s List.)


Desirable Qualifications    

Instructors with both an Ethnic Studies and Psychology academic background.


Experience teaching either La Raza Studies, Chicano Studies, Latino Studies, or Psychology.


The ability to work with a diverse student population.


Experience in teaching community college or university.


It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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