Part-Time Interdisciplinary Studies Instructor (Pool)

San Mateo
May 31, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

San Mateo County Community College District

Part-Time Interdisciplinary Studies Instructor (Pool)

Posting Number: 2014152F

Department: Human Resources DIST (DEPT)

Location: District Office

Position Number: PTF084

Percentage of Full Time: Varies

Months per Year: other

Salary Range: -

Position Type: Faculty

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

This position is a “pool” position meaning that openings may or may not be currently available. The District maintains a “pool” of applications for positions which are needed on an ongoing basis at Canada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. The advantage of “pool” positions is when a position becomes available, the Dean may immediately begin screening applications from the available pool of applicants without having to post a position and wait while the position is being advertised. Your application for this position will be kept current for a period of three years.

The College offers day and evening classes.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Possession of a Master’s degree in the interdisciplinary area OR Master’s degree in one of the disciplines included in the interdisciplinary area and upper division or graduate course work in at least one other constituent discipline OR the equivalent (see information below)
• Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff
• Experience in developing effective contextualized teaching and learning strategies for first-year students, middle college students, and high school students

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Teaching experience in the discipline, including developmental reading and writing, learning skills, tutoring, and college success; community college level preferred
2. Understanding and commitment to the role and purpose of the community college
3. Ability to organize and explain materials in ways appropriate to students with different abilities, levels of preparation, and cultural experiences
4. Knowledge of and experience with technology and programs applicable to classroom teaching (i.e. multimedia methods of instruction)
5. Currency in brain-based learning and adult learning theory
6. Strong communication and leadership skills
7. Ability to make a positive contribution to Interdisciplinary Studies and the Academic Support and Learning Technologies Division

Preferred Qualifications:


First Review Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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