Part-Time Theatre Arts Instructor (Pool)

San Mateo County Community College District

Part-Time Theatre Arts Instructor (Pool)

Posting Number: 2014157F

Department: Human Resources DIST (DEPT)

Location: District Office

Position Number: PTF086

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Possession of a Master’s degree, Master of Fine Arts, or above in drama, theatre arts, or performance; OR Bachelor’s degree or Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama, theatre arts, or performance AND Master’s degree or above in comparative literature, English, communication studies, speech, literature or humanities; OR a valid California Community College teaching credential authorizing service in the appropriate discipline; OR the equivalent (see information below)
• Ability to communicate effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures and language groups and persons with disabilities. Evidence of sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with physical or learning disabilities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The screening committee will select for interview candidates from among those applicants who, in addition to meeting the requirements, give evidence of any or all of the following:
1. Understanding of and commitment to teaching community college students.
2. Recent successful experience in teaching or preparation to teach community college courses in interpersonal communication and/or public speaking.
3. Successful experience working with ethnically diverse students, including those with limited English proficiency.
4. Ability to use and develop teaching methods that emphasize cooperation and collaboration, and engage students actively in learning, encouraging them to become independent, creative learners with higher-order thinking skills.
5. Ability to organize and explain materials in ways appropriate to students with different abilities, levels of preparation, and cultural experiences.
6. Understanding of the role of supplemental learning and academic resources; familiarity with the use of multimedia-based technology, including computer-based technology appropriate to the speech discipline.
7. Acceptance of the division’s commitment to established academic standards.
8. An understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff

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.