Humanities Adjunct Instructor

Description of Position
This position is a semester-by-semester position, and includes 3-9 hours of classroom instruction. All faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, departmental activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening program. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. the advancement of student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;
2. maintenance of appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
3. provide classroom instruction in accordance with approved course outlines.
4. prepare and grade class assignments and examinations and inform students of their academic progress.
5. inform students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements.
6. maintain attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submit them according to published deadlines.
7. post and maintain adequate and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy.

Position Title
Humanities Adjunct Instructor

Diablo Valley College

Posting Number

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university):
1. A valid California community college instructor credential authorizing full-time instruction in Humanities OR
2. Master's degree in Humanities OR
3. The Equivalent. (If you believe that you meet the minimum qualifications via equivalency, please fill out the equivalency petition form in the attachment section of the online application for consideration.)

Desirable Qualifications
1. Ability and willingness to modify personal teaching style based on current research in effective teaching strategies.
2. Demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic backgrounds, cultures, preparation, learning styles, and/or disabilities.
3. Demonstrated excellence in preparation and knowledge in the subject area.
4. Broad and integrated knowledge of the visual arts, literature, music, philosophy, and history of Western and non-Western civilizations.
Demonstrated ability to teach courses within the full range of department course offerings.

Open Until Filled

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.