Chinese Adjunct Instructor

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Chinese Adjunct Instructor

Posting Number: F00594
Location: Diablo Valley College
Salary: $59.70 - $84.36

Description of Position:
We are creating a pool of applicants for future job openings in the department. The successful applicant will be well qualified to teach all levels of Chinese language courses offered at DVC.

Naomi Nezuka, Department Chairperson
[email protected]

Position Status: Temporary
EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff
Employee Group: Part-Time Faculty
Department: D3000-Applied/Fine Arts

Duties and Responsibilities:
Adjunct Faculty duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. providing instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules;
2. creating and maintaining an environment which emphasizes learning, encourages free discussion of ideas and critical thinking;
3. evaluating progress of students concerning educational matters and grades student work;
4. meeting with students outside of class;
5. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
6. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter areas;
7. fulfilling professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member;
8. maintaining accurate academic records;
9. performing other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:
The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university):

Master’s degree or higher in Chinese;


Bachelor’s degree in Chinese AND a Master’s degree in another language or linguistics;


A valid California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full-time instruction in Chinese:


The equivalent. (If you believe you meet the minimum qualifications via equivalency, please fill out the equivalency form).

Desirable Qualifications:
The college is seeking applicants who exhibit the highest level of professional excellence and dedication as evidenced by:
1. Demonstrated commitment to student learning and promoting success of all students in an open-access learning environment.
2. Demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic backgrounds, cultures, preparation, learning styles, and/or disabilities.
3. Commitment to professional growth and development, to innovation and improvement of teaching, and to assuming faculty responsibilities beyond the classroom in a shared governance environment.
4. Demonstrated excellence in course preparation, and knowledge of diverse teaching and learning strategies.
5. Demonstrated mastery of the Chinese language with native or near-native fluency.
6. Experience in curriculum and program development.
7. Experience with instructional technology.
8. Demonstrated ability to work in a cooperative and collegial manner with faculty and staff.

Job Open Date: 05/23/2019
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Employment Begins:
# of Months: 5

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The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

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Posted: 7/30/2019
Application Due: 9/28/2019
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