Adjunct Online Psychology Instructor- POOL- Business, Behavioral and Social Sciences- MJC

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Job Title:

Adjunct Online Psychology Instructor- POOL- Business, Behavioral and Social Sciences- MJC


Modesto Junior College

Salary Range / Other:

The Hourly Range: $58.21 – $93.06
Doctorate Range: $68.60 to 95.51

Personnel new to the District are limited to a maximum 10th step placement based on previous experience: $90.37.


Not Eligible for Benefits:
With the exception of Workers’ Compensation coverage, not eligible to participate in the District’s benefit programs.

Scope of Assignment:

Scope of Assignment
Under the general supervision of the discipline Division Dean, will teach online Psychology courses in accordance with course descriptions and outlines; evaluate progress of student; advise students concerning educational matters, and perform other instructional related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in Psychology OR Bachelor’s degree in Psychology AND Master’s degree in Counseling, Sociology, Statistics, Neuroscience, Social Work, OR the equivalent

Link to the Minimum Qualifications for
Faculty and Administrators in
California Community Colleges:

Desirable Qualifications:

Desirable Qualifications
Possession of a current online teaching certificate from a recognized online instruction program such as @ONE (, the Online Learning Consortium (, or equivalent.
Previous successful experience teaching lower-division online Psychology courses.
Experience using the Canvas Learning Management System.

Desirable Professional Characteristics:

Desirable Professional Characteristics
Sensitivity to issues concerning student equity in the online classroom. Participation in scholarly research in the field of General Psychology, Social Psychology, Human Development, or Human Sexuality.

Example of Duties:

Example of Duties
Teach lower division college courses in General Psychology, Social Psychology, Human Development, and/or Human Sexuality; preparation of original online materials; grading student work; maintaining an engaging and interactive online environment, and facilitating regular and effective contact, per the California Community College Chancellor’s Office Distance Education Guidelines (

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications are accepted online only at:
Select Job Openings, Select Search Jobs, Select Job Title, Create an account and Apply to this job.
The District may hire more than one applicant with this applicant pool.

Applications will be reviewed by a screening committee which will select candidates to be interviewed. After interviews, a recommendation will be forwarded to the President, Chancellor, and Board of Trustees.

The screening committee will evaluate all applications. Those applicants selected for personal interview will be notified by letter or phone. In accordance with Board policy official offers of employment will be made only by the Chancellor or Vice Chancellor/Human Resources, YCCD. Final appointment is subject to confirmation by the Board of Trustees.
Federal law requires the District employ only US citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States. Written verification of employment eligibility is required.
NOTE: A background investigation of new employees is required, including reference checks and a state criminal history report. Employment will not begin until the history check has been cleared by Human Resources. The cost for the criminal history report will be the responsibility of the successful candidate.
Special Instructions to ApplicantsAdjunct pools may remain open for one semester or for up to twelve (12) months.
Applications will be viewed by Departments throughout that time on an “as need” basis near and/or at the beginning of each semester. Once your application is submitted to this system you will not be able to update your materials. To reactivate an application, contact the system’s administrator at 209-575-6900.

YCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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Job No:
Posted: 3/24/2020
Application Due: 6/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time