African American Studies Instructor Pool-Part-Time
African American Studies Instructor Pool-Part-TimeDepartment:
FC Social SciencesLocation:
Fullerton CollegePercentage of Employment :
Do you strive to make a difference in higher education? Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity to be a part of our students’ educational success and lifelong learning? If so, we invite you to join North Orange County Community College District. We are proud to enroll over 80,000 students and serve a population of over one million people, annually! Home to more than 2,600 employees, our highly skilled, professional, and diverse faculty and staff are leading two of California’s premier colleges, Cypress Community College and Fullerton Community College, as well as one of the largest continuing education programs, North Orange Continuing Education.
We invite you to join the Fullerton College campus community. Ideal candidates will share Fullerton College’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Fullerton College offers a radically student-centered culture that is inclusive and welcoming to all who learn and work here. The student body is incredibly diverse, with more than 55.5% Latinx, 19.3% Caucasian, 14.8% Asian/Pacific Islander, 0.24% American Indian/Alaskan Native, and 3.2% African American. Additionally, students from more than 40 countries enroll in our International Student Program each year. The College believes in a multicultural learning experience where faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds can contribute to the development of our students.
Fullerton College is the oldest community college in continuous operation in California. Since our first class in 1913, we have grown to become one of the most successful community colleges in the nation. Our high transfer and graduation rates, rich academic programs and radically student-centered approach equip students with the skills and resources they need to succeed. Each year, thousands of students transfer to the CSU and UC systems as well as to private colleges and universities throughout the nation. Notably, during 2017, Fullerton College was ranked as the number one community college in California in transfers to the California State University (CSU) system.
Fullerton College is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is eligible for designation as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving-Institution (AANAPISI). Fullerton College proudly offers many programs to serve and support our diverse student body, including Puente, Umoja, Student Diversity Success Initiative, INCITE, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) Foster Youth Success Initiative, Disability Services, and a Veterans Resource Center. The College also provides many avenues of support for our faculty and staff through networks that include the Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black, and LGBTQ Faculty Staff Associations.
Fullerton College offers a comprehensive array of student services programs and academic and career pathways designed to achieve our campus strategic goals related to access, retention, persistence, and student success initiatives on campus. The College is developing an implementation plan for Guided Pathways and has robust partnerships with our local high school districts.
The Fullerton College campus community is dedicated to our core values of Community, Diversity, Equity, Excellence, Growth, Inclusivity, Innovation, Integrity, Partnership, Respect and Responsibility. For more information, please visit our website at www.fullcoll.edu.
The Ethnic Studies Department is committed to building a culturally diverse community and an inclusive campus environment. We seek candidates who will create a welcoming climate that attracts students of all races, abilities, genders, classes, sexualities, nationalities, and religions. As such, we encourage applications from BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) and LGBTQ+ individuals as well as individuals with disabilities.Primary Purpose:
Duties and responsibilities as presented are intended to be representative and not restrictive. The District reserves the right to modify the assignment and allocation of duties in accordance with operational needs.
The Ethnic Studies Department at Fullerton College is currently seeking a part-time Africana Studies lecturer for the Spring 2021 semester with the possibility for rehire in the 2021-2022 academic year. We are particularly interested in candidates who examine gender, sexuality, and disability within Black Studies. Our ideal candidate will have lived experience as part of a historically marginalized and underrepresented group, expertise in African American History, views education as a practice of freedom, demonstrates student-centered philosophies consistent with decolonial pedagogies, and uses effective teaching strategies that meet students diverse learning needs.Essential Functions:
Examples of essential functions are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature.Job Description:
Teach African American History I / Online
•Design courses to meet learning outcomes and promote students’ active participation in their learning.
•Create an effective learning environment that fosters students’ intellectual curiosity and helps students solve problems using discipline-specific thinking strategies.
•Employ a variety of formative, summative, and creative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and attaining the student learning outcomes for the course.
•Foster a safe and brave culture that respects diversity and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every student’s ability to learn.
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration.
Grade cards will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts.
All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be submitted and from accredited postsecondary institutions. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications regarding accredited postsecondary institutions.
Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in African-American/Black/Africana Studies
Bachelor’s degree in African-American/Black/Africana Studies
AND master’s degree in Ethnic Studies
OR the equivalent.
Equivalent qualifications may include related education, training, employment and professional experience that would be equal to the required degree(s) and experience in this field as determined by the District Equivalency Committee.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how these factors relate to the need for equity minded practices within the classroom.Desirable Qualifications:
•Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with a diverse group of staff and students
•Knowledge of Canvas LMS preferred
•Experience with a diverse, multi-lingual student population
PLEASE NOTE: Due to Covid-19, this position is temporarily remote.Salary Range:
11/19/2021Special Instructions Summary:
This recruitment will remain active for a period of one year, from the position opening date.
This is a continuous recruitment to fill part-time, and temporary faculty assignments on an as-needed basis. When the need to fill arises, the department will refer to this pool of part-time faculty.
Due to the high volume of applications received, we ask that you do not contact the department directly. They will review the information provided and contact you if you are selected for an interview. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.
Also note that you must upload your resume and transcripts. Applications submitted without all of the required documents will not be considered.
Evidence of degree conferred/awarded must be printed on a legible transcript.