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El Camino College



Req: A1718-060


Close Date: May 1, 2018


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The El Camino Community College District is now accepting applications for anticipated part-time faculty positions in Human Development. In Human Development courses, students learn to identify and analyze cognitive, psychological, social, and physical factors influencing success in college, careers, and life. Faculty members provide academically rigorous opportunities for students to master the strategies, skills, understanding, and attitudes that foster effective and self-directed learning in college and beyond. The assignment may include teaching courses in career theory and planning, educational planning, and college success strategies. This assignment may include working with programs which are specifically designed to enhance the student success rate among students of diverse and varied socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, as well as students underprepared in academic skills. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview, which will include a teaching demonstration and written essay on an assigned topic.

Instructors may be offered dual enrollment teaching positions in a local high school. The instructional materials, course outline of record, and student learning outcomes in dual enrollment courses are the same as those on the college campus.



Master’s degree in counseling, counseling psychology, education, educational psychology OR

The equivalent – Candidates not possessing the required qualification(s) as stated on this announcement must complete the Request For Equivalency Form as part of the application process to explain in detail how their qualifications are equivalent to those above; OR

Valid California community college instructor credential in appropriate subject issued prior to July 1, 1990 (per California Education Code 87355); AND

Sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background of college students, and of individuals with disabilities.



Previous experience in community college teaching, especially in the use of high engagement learning strategies, service learning, and college success concepts and programs.

Doctorate in education, psychology, counseling psychology, educational psychology, or counseling.

Understanding of learning styles and experience teaching career development theories and soft skills as motivation, communication skills, interdependence, and lifelong learning.

Experience in effectively utilizing educational and instructional technology.

Training in Canvas and in On Course.



Part-time teaching assignment(s) for the 2018 fall semester, beginning August 25, 2018. A teaching demonstration will be required during the interview process. Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), transcripts, fingerprint results, and tuberculosis examination as required. Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide verification of work authorization in the form of a passport, valid driver's license, or other equivalent identification, and social security card.


SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS: Please limit your response to 150-300 words.

1. What strategies do you use to motivate students and facilitate students’ self-motivation? How do you assess whether these strategies are effective?

2. Please describe your knowledge of and experience with using student learning outcomes assessment to improve student learning?



Part-time faculty members are compensated on a semester basis according to the number of class hours assigned per semester and on cumulative semesters of instruction for the District. The beginning rate is $82.62 - $105.47 (lecture), $62.62 - $79.92 (lab) per hour depending on education and experience.



Applicants must submit the following documents by the closing date:

1) Online application:

2) Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications.

3) Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments.

4) Pertinent transcripts (only in pdf format) as stated in the job qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE pdf document.

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by- course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit:

5) Evidence of a valid community college credential, if applicant holds one.

Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.

 If you need assistance, you may call 310-660-3593 Ext. 3807 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Closing Date: TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in whichnopersonissubjectedtodiscriminationonthebasisof actualorperceivedrace,color,ancestry,nationalorigin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law.




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Job No: A1718-060
Posted: 4/13/2018
Application Due: 5/1/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $82.62 - $105.47 (lecture), $62.62 - $79.92 (lab) per hour depending on education and experience.