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El Camino College



Req: A1920-017


Close Date: October 28, 2019


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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 2020 spring semester, beginning February 15, 2020. 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),  and  transcripts.  Candidates  selected  for  employment  must  agree  to  be fingerprinted, submit Certificate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.


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 $89.92 - $108.33 (lecture), $68.15 - $82.09 (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.


Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must complete the form provided

below at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date:




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.


Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m.


CLOSING DATE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

El Cam ino College is an Equ al Opportu nity Em ployer

The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, 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: A1920-017
Posted: 10/8/2019
Application Due: 10/28/2019
Work Type:
Salary: The beginning rate is $89.92 - $108.33 (lecture), $68.15 - $82.09 (lab) per hour depending on educat