History Instructor (Madera Community College Center)

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History Instructor (Madera Community College Center)

State Center Community College District

Closing Date: 10/25/2019 at 11:55 PM

Campus Location: Madera Community College Center

Start Date: 01/09/2020

Essential Functions:
The ideal candidate will share Madera Community College Center's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. We currently enroll over 5,000 students of which 66% are Latinx, 1% are Filipino, 6% are Asian, 3% are Black/African American, 19% are White, 1% American Indian/Alaska Native, and 3% are multiracial. Madera Community College Center is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. The successful candidate will join a department dedicated to the use of curriculum responsive to the students it serves.
Providing instruction in History on the Madera Community College Center campus and/or at off- site community campus locations, the instructor will be responsible for:

  • Teaching introductory survey courses in United States History, World Civilizations, Western Civilizations, regional survey courses such as Latin America, Africa, or Asia, and other courses as needed;

  • Serving on and attending department, college, and district committees as needed;

  • Participating in program development and expansion of History courses, including connections with industry and career pathways;

  • Participating in program review, student learning outcome development and assessment to improve student learning;

  • Teaching assignments in a variety of instructional settings and times, including evening and/or weekends, on-line or off-campus and large group instruction classes as needed;

  • Identifying and recommending potential adjunct faculty to teach classes;

  • Evaluating adjunct instructors; and

  • Otherwise fulfilling all of the duties and responsibilities of instructors as required by Administrative Regulation 7122.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s in history;

    OR

  • Bachelor’s in history AND master’s in political science, humanities, geography, area studies, women’s studies, social science, or ethnic studies;

    OR

  • The equivalent education and/or experience (requires an equivalency).

    All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.


Desirable Qualifications:
  • Experience teaching United States History, World Civilizations and Western Civilizations courses at the Community College or University level;
  • Experience teaching Asia, Latin America, or Africa survey courses;
  • Ability to develop and teach lower division regional surveys and non-western history outside of the United States and Europe) as part of our growing Associate Degree for Transfer;
  • Experience with educational technologies (computer, personal responses systems, on-line learning systems);
  • Experience in distance learning;
  • Knowledge of current assessment methods and materials;
  • Experience working with a diverse student population;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students and staff;
  • Related work and professional experience;
  • Recent experience working with African American, Latinx, Native American, and other racially minoritized students in the classroom and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of these groups in higher education shape patterns of participation and outcomes;
  • Willingness to examine and remediate one’s instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;
  • Experience and skill with addressing issues of equity in the classroom;
  • Potential for contribution to institutional vitality and growth; and
  • Knowledge of the community college and its mission and goals.


Conditions of Employment:
177 duty days per year.

Salary and Benefits:
Salary is $57,320 - $86,295 based on education and experience. A doctoral stipend of $2,082 is available. In addition, the District offers an attractive fringe benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee and dependents, and life insurance. Employees are also members of the California State Teacher’s Retirement System (CalSTRS).

Selection Procedure:
Applications will be screened by Human Resources for completeness and to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement. From the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement, a selection committee will review the candidates who are best qualified based on the minimum and desirable qualifications then determine who will be invited to interview. The selection committee will rate responses to the interview questions, teaching demonstration, and writing prompt (if applicable). Based on this rating, a small number of applicants will be selected as the “recommended candidates”. These candidates will be forwarded to the Vice President and Campus President for final interviews.. A hiring recommendation will be made by the Campus President and forwarded to the Board of Trustees of State Center Community College District for final approval. State Center Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. It is our pledge to treat all applicants fairly and equitably in the recruitment and selection process. We endeavor to be a service-minded organization and respond to the needs of our applicants. For more information, contact the Academic Human Resources Office, 1171 Fulton Street, Fresno, California, 93721, (559) 243-7100. For information on the Madera Community College Center, Reedley College or State Center Community College District, visit our website at www.scccd.edu. Please refer to Position No. MHIST-INS. Submission of application and related materials is the applicant’s responsibility and must be submitted through the district’s online applicant portal. The District reserves the right to re-advertise or to delay indefinitely the filling of a position if it is deemed that the applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available. All application materials are subject to verification. False statements may be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.

Additional Information:
This is a full-time, tenure track position.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.scccd.edu

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