PT Political Science Instructor F-2017



PT Political Science Instructor F-2017


Job Description
ALL FACULTY SHALL:
Maintain currency with current information, concepts, laws and ideas in their disciplines and with best practices in teaching and learning.
Check mailbox, voicemail, and e-mail regularly.
Complete the checkout form before leaving campus at the end of the academic term.
Maintain student confidentiality as required by regulation and Board Policy 5040 titled Student Records and Directory Information.

ALL FACULTY WHO ARE ASSIGNED CLASSES SHALL:
Teach all assigned classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy.
Teach all assigned classes for all scheduled minutes.
In cases of necessary absence from class, notify the Instructional Dean or designee, or if unavailable, the Office of Academic Affairs in advance and have plans prepared so that a substitute, if assigned, can maintain continuity of course content.
Teach courses in accordance with the course outlines of record.
Provide opportunities for students to be aware of their progress.
Submit a copy of the syllabus for each class to the Division Office.
Keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress and submit them to appropriate offices by the published deadlines.
Submit end-of-session grades, including supporting documentation, and attendance reports by the published deadlines.
Submit required information about first-day, no-show students by the published deadlines.
Submit textbook order information by the published deadlines. If the textbook is electronic or includes an electronic course pack, these conditions must be met:
  • Tests and exams must be available to the student without charge.
  • The text and course pack must be available to students with disabilities.
  • The publisher must grant read-only access to designated college staff for purposes of evaluation of course materials.
  • The text must be downloadable or printable.
    If these four conditions are not met, the electronic textbook cannot be used.
    Meet all classes during the final examination period.
    Give final examinations at the scheduled time unless approval to do otherwise is granted by the Office of Academic Affairs or its designee.
    Keep all corrected final examination papers for at least one year following the close of the semester or summer term.
    Maintain a safe learning environment in classrooms, laboratories, and other instructional spaces.
    Allow the instructional manager and/or Instructional Dean, upon request, to review any assignments given during the semester.

    Required Qualifications
    Master's degree in political science, government, or international relations OR
    bachelor's degree in any of the above AND master's degree in economics, history, public administration, social science, sociology, any ethnic studies, J.D., or LL.B. OR the equivalent.

    Understanding of and sensitivity to meeting the needs of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of the student, community, and employee population.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Community College teaching experience.

    Transcripts and Foreign Degrees
    A foreign transcript must be evaluated by a NACES certified agency. The website address is www.naces.org.

    All qualifying educational degrees/training must be from regionally accredited colleges and/or universities.

    Physical Demands
    Requires ambulatory ability to move to various office and classroom-type locations and to stand, bend, stoop, and reach to setup equipment and provide instruction. Requires sufficient hand eye coordination and dexterity to write on a board or type on a computer. Requires sufficient visual acuity to read documents and make presentations. Requires sufficient auditory ability to project voice to a group, hear questions and prompts, and carry on routine conversations. Requires the ability to lift, push, and pull objects of medium weight (less than 30 lbs.) on an occasional basis.

    Posting Number: FAC00110P
    Close Date: 08/24/2018
    Salary/Fringe Benefits
    Salary is $62.55 per hour to start.

    Conditions of Employment
    Assignments are contingent upon sufficient funding and enrollment.
    Assignments may include day, evening, and/or weekend classes.
    Individual who is offered employment shall be required to obtain fingerprints for a criminal history clearance through the State Department of Justice and remit the required fee for processing the fingerprints, Federal Bureau of Investigation (no fee if obtained at Cerritos College Campus Police Station), produce an original social security card, and submit negative TB test results (must be within the past four years or within the last 60 days if not previously employed in a school district in California) before employment.
    Proof of eligibility to work in the United States and signing of loyalty oath per Government Codes 3100-3109.

    College/Department Profile
    Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college's district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs, and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu

    Welcome to the Department of Political Science at Cerritos College. The Political Science Department is located in the Social Science Building and is part of the Business, Humanities and Social Sciences Division which serves about 10,000 students per semester. The Department offers a broad scope of courses and serves Political Science transfer majors, GE transfer students, vocational certificate and AA degree students. The use of technology, in and outside the classroom, is greatly valued within the Political Science Department. As such, the Department is one of the pioneers in developing online instruction and incorporates MyPoliSciLab as another vehicle for teaching Political Science Students. Department faculty endeavor to serve as mentors to students and participate in student organizations, clubs and other campus activities. Moreover, instructors are constantly working to keep their curriculum current to attract the diverse needs and interests of our student body.

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    If the person writing the Confidential letter of recommendation wishes to send the letter directly to the District, please have them email the letter to: careers@cerritos.edu stating the position title you are applying for on the Subject line . The Confidential letter of recommendation must be received by the District by the position closing date. To bypass the letter of recommendation system requirement when you submit your application, create a one sentence Word document stating that the Confidential letter of recommendation will be emailed directly to the District. Upload this Word document in lieu of the Letter of Recommendation required document.

    Application Procedure
    Application materials must be submitted by the closing date.
    Applicants who need special services or facilities due to disability in order to apply or interview for this position must notify Human Resources at the time of application or at least 72 hours prior to the closing date or date of a scheduled interview.

    Selection Procedure
    Application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee to determine which applicants qualifications, based on the information in the job announcement, best suit the needs of the District and the Department. The selection committee will conduct interviews, may include a teaching demonstration, in order to determine which applicants best demonstrate the skill and knowledge required for the position. Successful candidates will be placed on an eligibility list for employment and will be contacted for employment opportunities based on the District's needs.

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