Ethnic Studies Adjunct Instructor for Dual Enrollment Program

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Ethnic Studies Adjunct Instructor for Dual Enrollment Program

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications
OPENING DATE: 05/24/19
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

Monterey Peninsula College is offering college level courses to high school students as part of the AB 288 College and Career Access Pathways (CCAP) Partnership Agreement. MPC is currently accepting applications to teach courses in Ethnic Studies for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 as part of the Dual Enrollment Program with local high school districts. Position is open until filled.

Instructor will be assigned to teach college courses as part of the Dual Enrollment Program at local Monterey County High Schools.

Under the general supervision of the Area Dean and the Assistant Principal of the High School, the adjunct instructor will provide instruction in accordance with course descriptions, outlines, class schedules, and Governing Board policy; evaluate progress of students concerning educational matters, and perform other instructional related duties as assigned.

Typical assignments may include Asian-American & Pacific Islanders in American Government, or African-American Arts & Music in American Culture.

• Meet each scheduled class and teach or conduct learning exercises for the entire period. Contact the appropriate Division Chair and the High School Administrator in advance to make arrangements for unavoidable absences.
• Provide each student at the beginning of the course with a course syllabus that includes written information about the course, to include a full description of the grading system and how the student will be evaluated.
• Accurately keep required class records on attendance, withdrawal and grading.
• Submit when due, all necessary reports such as attendance and grade reports, roll books, and class information sheets, and certify as to their accuracy.
• Comply with all institutional policies and procedures at both the High School and Monterey Peninsula College.
• Give careful attention to all bulletins, memorandums and emails from administrative offices.
• Check faculty mailbox and MPC/High School email frequently.

• Master's degree in the ethnic studies field OR
• Master's degree in American Studies/Ethnicity, Latino Studies, La Raza Studies, Central American Studies, Latin American Studies, cross cultural studies, race and ethnic relations, Asian-American Studies, or African-American Studies OR
• The equivalent. Applicant must submit equivalency form. (Equivalency Forms (click here) must be submitted for consideration)


• A sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college and high school students.

• Teaching experience at the high school level
• Prior teaching experience at the college level

During the application process, you will be asked to submit the following items:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Transcripts
We require unofficial copies showing all undergraduate and graduate coursework. Official copies will be required at the time of hire. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the applicant's expense. Click here for a list of Foreign Transcript Evaluation Services.
Equivalency Form (optional, based on minimum qualifications)

If you do not meet the minimum qualifications listed in the job announcement, but you believe you possess minimum qualifications that are equivalent, you will need to complete an equivalency forms. Equivalency Form (click here)

Please do not upload any items not listed above (such as letters of recommendation), as they will not be forwarded to the hiring committee.

Adjunct instructor assignments are part-time and temporary in nature. The District retains the right of assignment. Assignments are subject to Governing Board approval, adequate enrollment size, and assignment to a contract instructor.

Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credentials, transcripts, TB clearance, and fingerprint check as required.

Monterey Peninsula College actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants interested in working in an environment which values flexibility, openness to change, collaboration, respect for others and their points of view, and involvement in College activities, all with the goal of meeting the needs of our diverse student population. The District does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.

The District is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.

MPC is partnering with Monterey Peninsula Unified School District and Pacific Grove Unified School District to offer college level coursework in both academic and vocational tracks through its College and Career Access Pathways. MPC and CSU, Monterey Bay have collaborated in enrolling students in cohort-based programs in which students take classes at both MPC and CSU, Monterey Bay while earning a CSU, Monterey Bay degree.

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Posted: 5/30/2019
Application Due: 7/30/2019
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