KUMEYAAY STUDIES INSTRUCTOR - TENURE-TRACK (American Indian Studies)
Posting Number: 18-00095
Job Title: KUMEYAAY STUDIES INSTRUCTOR - TENURE-TRACK (American Indian Studies)
Position Type: Full Time Faculty
Department: C - History
Months: 10 Month
Pay Grade Level: $56,229 (Class I, Step 6) - $85,393 (Class VII, Step 10)
Starting Pay Rate: $56,229 (Class I, Step 6) - $114,088 (VII, Step 30)
Shift Differntial: No Response
Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Supplemental Materials 1
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants interested in applying to this position must submit all requested application materials by the closing deadline.
1) Complete District Academic Application
2) Complete and current resume/ C.V.
3) Unofficial or official transcripts
*note* If you have a degree from a college or university outside of the UNITED STATES, you must have your coursework evaluated by a professional association. Please visit our Human Resources page for more information.
4) A Cover Letter (of no more than two pages) addressing how you meet the qualifications and responsibilities of the position. In addition, be sure to emphasize your familiarity with and understanding of Kumeyaay Culture, traditions and language.
5) Supplemental Materials I - Please download the sheet with the link below, answer the supplemental questions, and re-upload as "Supplemental Materials I" upload.
Supplemental Materials 1 CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS 1.
Application materials that contain pictures or personal information will render your application packet incomplete.
Closing Date: 04-29-2019
Job Summary: Cuyamaca College seeks talented and dedicated candidates to apply for our faculty positions who share our strategic vision focused on student success and equity. With a remarkably diverse student body, we especially seek candidates with a record of successful teaching and mentoring of students of all backgrounds. Cuyamaca College is proud to be recognized in California for its equity-minded and innovative approaches that facilitate clear educational and career pathways for our students. Situated on a tree-studded, 165-acre oasis, Cuyamaca College is also among the most picturesque campuses in beautiful San Diego County. Built in 1978, Cuyamaca College celebrates 40 years of excellence this year, now serving approximately 10,000 students. If this opportunity sounds like the right fit for you, we encourage you to apply and join a stellar team of colleagues to lead us into the future.
Under an assigned supervisor, regular/contract instructors participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs, courses and other experiences that will directly result in the educational growth of the students and support advancement of the visions, missions and values of the college and district. This position may include a combination of day and evening teaching assignments and is being offered by a college strongly committed to serving a diverse student population. In addition, this position requires working with other department chairs and deans to develop an Associate of Arts degree in Kumeyaay Studies. Instructors will be expected to perform other duties consistent with their faculty job description as stated in the faculty contract.
Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: APPLICANTS MUST MEET ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
1) A Master's degree in American Indian Studies; OR
2) A Master's in one of the disciplines included in the interdisciplinary area (Ethnic Studies, U.S. History, Language Arts, Linguistics, Biology, Humanities, Political Science, or Race and Ethnic Relations) AND upper division or graduate course work in at least one other constituent discipline (at least 6 semester units); OR
3) The Equivalent which is a combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of the qualifications in either a) or b) above.
If you are applying based on "the equivalent", you will need to complete an Equivalency Determination Form. This form must be submitted as part of the application procedures under "equivalency"
CLICK HERE FOR EQUIVALENCY DETERMINATION FORM.
This form MUST be submitted as part of the application procedures.
1. Academic preparation for, and successful experience in, teaching classes with a focus on American Indian Studies.
2. Familiarity and understanding of Kumeyaay culture, traditions, and language.
3. Ability to work effectively and professionally with colleagues.
4. Skills and experience to motivate students from a broad spectrum of cultural, socioeconomic, and language backgrounds.
5. Evidence of strong involvement in California Indian communities
Preferred Qualifications: OTHER QUALIFICATIONS - Candidates will also be evaluated for qualifications in the following:
1. Ability to strengthen and develop departmental, community, and inter-campus affairs with local educational organizations.
2. Demonstrated leadership skills.
3. Ability to evaluate student writing, reading, listening, speaking, and cultural skills effectively.
4. Knowledge and experience with materials development, including assessments and analysis of assessment results.
5. Professional growth and service: workshop presentations, conference attendance, collaborative teaching endeavors, classroom-based research, organizational membership, and involvement in committee work.
Other Licenses and Certifications:
General Employment Information: Information provided by the applicant, other than that requested for statistical purposes by the Employment Services Office, which indicates candidate's gender, age, ethnicity, religious preference, etc. will be removed from the application. All submitted materials become District property and cannot be returned.
BENEFITS: The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we offer.The Grossmont Cuyamaca Community College District also provides membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) or the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS).
Cuyamaca College has a child development center on-site for kids 18 months to 5 years of age. Faculty and staff are welcome to use the CDC based on availability; please talk to the CDC to find out more!
Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.
NOTE: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful pre-placement physicals and fingerprint clearance. A $32.00 processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required. Employee's must also sign up for Payroll Direct Deposit.
Candidates invited for interview who must travel distances greater than 75 miles (one-way) from the interview site will be reimbursed up to $250 for travel.
Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act due to a disability and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing, please notify the District Employment Services Department. Phone (619) 668-1735.
GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.
Posting Date: 02-28-2019
Quicklink for Posting: jobs.gcccd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52132
Date Job Commences: Fall 2019