Dance (Hip Hop) Associate (Part-time) Instructor, Spring 2018

Sep 15, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Dance (Hip Hop) Associate (Part-time) Instructor, Spring 2018

MiraCosta College

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Discipline or Department: Dance

Position Type: Associate (part-time) Faculty

Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: Please see Salary Schedules to the left on the navigation bar.

Working Hours: Class is scheduled to meet: Friday, 10am to 12:05pm, Spring 2018 Instructors may be assigned to any campus or district facility. Assignments may include days, evenings, or weekends.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Apply and submit application materials through MiraCosta College's online application system at

Once you are in the system, we strongly advise you to read the information on "How to Apply" and the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) before starting the application process.

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following documents directly in the online system and finish applying and receive a confirmation number:

1. Application for classified employment on which you list all relevant experience.

2. Cover letter addressed to the "Screening and Interview Committee" specifically describing how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications, representative duties, and knowledge and abilities as described in the job posting.

3. Current résumé or curriculum vitae summarizing your educational background and experience. Applicants will not be contacted unless selected for interview. Applications will remain active for one year from application date. Offer of employment to the persons selected for these assignments is contingent upon: 1) submission of a current tuberculosis (TB) test clearance; 2) proof of eligibility to work in the United States; 3) fingerprint clearance; and 4) submission of official transcripts indicating appropriate degree(s) awarded or submission of a valid appropriate California Community College teaching credential.

Individuals with qualified disabilities who need accommodation with any aspect of the application and/or interview process should contact Human Resources at 760.795.6854.

Basic Function and Other Details:
The college is currently accepting applications for Dance Instructor, Hip Hop for Spring 2018

Class is scheduled to meet: Friday, 10am to 12:05pm, Spring 2018

Representative Duties:
The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching classes as assigned by the area dean; maintaining thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her discipline; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content and assessing student achievement.

Adherence to District policies and procedures is expected.

Type of Benefits:

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in dance, physical education with a dance emphasis, or theater with dance emphasis;

OR Bachelor's degree in any of the above AND Master's degree in physical education, any life science, physiology, theater arts, kinesiology, humanities, performing arts, or music;

OR a valid appropriate California Community College Credential in the discipline area

OR the equivalent*

AND have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

*Applicants applying under the "equivalent" provision must attach an equivalency statement and supporting documentation. Please see "Equivalency for Faculty and Administrators" link to the left on the navigation bar.

Degrees and applicable college coursework must be from an accredited institution (a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Dept of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation).

If your degree(s) is from a college or university outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. Please see link to the left on the navigation bar.

Desirable Qualifications:
Successful teaching experience at the community college level. Ability to engage and inspire students representing a wide variety of ages, demographic groups, and educational abilities. Demonstrated success in teaching students from historically underrepresented groups, under prepared or nontraditional students, speakers of other languages, and students with learning disabilities. Successful experience with different learning technologies. Strong academic preparation in area of instruction. Ability to communicate effectively both in oral and written discourse. Commitment to the community college objective of providing lower-division instruction for students of diverse abilities, interests, and cultural backgrounds.

Licenses and Other Requirements:

Closing Date:

First Screening Date:

Human Resources Contact Information: or 760.795.6854

About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 112 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, and parts of Carmel Valley.

MiraCosta offers associate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities that strengthen the economic, cultural, social, and educational well-being of the communities it serves.

The district consists of three campus sites and a robust online education program. The Oceanside Campus, serving about 12,000 credit students, has been located since 1964 on a panoramic 121-acre hilltop site with views of the ocean and mountains. The San Elijo Campus is located in Cardiff, 17 miles south of Oceanside, on 48 acres below the bluffs overlooking the San Elijo Lagoon Reserve. The San Elijo Campus opened in September 1988, and now attracts about 3,000 credit students. The Community Learning Center in downtown Oceanside hosts about 4,000 students in the college's noncredit classes including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, and other tuition-free, noncredit classes as well as some college credit classes.