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English as a Second Language (ESL) Assistant Professor

Contra Costa Community College District
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Jul 7, 2021

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English as a Second Language (ESL) Assistant Professor

Posting Number: F00757
Location: Contra Costa College
Salary: $65,088- 99,876 per year

Description of Position:
The student population of Contra Costa College (CCC) reflects its surrounding diverse communities. CCC is a proud Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and serves predominately historically disadvantaged and underrepresented student groups including African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Latinx students. CCC is situated in a socioeconomically diverse, resilient and culturally vibrant community. We seek candidates who embrace our community, our student population, and our central work: strengthening West County by meeting our students where they are and helping them get to where they want to be.
We seek candidates who operate with a growth mindset, a strength-based approach centered on students, and an unflinching commitment to equity, especially concerning the elimination of barriers to college access, success, and completion. The ideal candidate will be eager to help construct and maintain a culture of continuous improvement in instructional effectiveness.
This is a full-time, tenure-track, academic position at Contra Costa College in San Pablo, California.

Contra Costa College
President’s Office
Phone: 510-215-3841

Position Status: Tenure- Track
EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff
Employee Group: Full-Time Faculty
Department: C3015-ESL English as a Second Lang.

Duties and Responsibilities:
In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. advancing equitable student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;
2. participating in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs; developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs;
3. collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;
4. engaging in department program improvement initiatives;
5. participating in department, division, and college committees;
6. participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide;
7. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;
8. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
9. informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements;
10. preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress;
11. maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines;
12. posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy;
13. participating in College’s shared governance processes.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:
Master’s in TESL, TESOL, applied linguistics with a TESL emphasis, linguistics with a TESL emphasis, English with a TESL emphasis or education with a TESL emphasis
Bachelor’s in TESL, TESOL, English with a TESL certificate, linguistics with a TESL certificate, applied linguistics with a TESL certificate, or any foreign language with a TESL certificate AND master’s in linguistics, applied linguistics, English, composition, bilingual/bicultural studies, reading, speech or any foreign language
A valid California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full-time instruction in ESL
OR the equivalent. ( If you do not possess the listed degrees, you must complete the equivalency form provided in the online application and upload in the attachment section.)

Understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff and faculty.

Desirable Qualifications:
1. Experience developing and teaching integrated skills and/or content-based ESL courses at all levels.
2. Having completed a Master’s Degree in the field in the past ten years, including substantial advanced coursework in linguistics.
3. Experience teaching advanced levels of ESL writing and grammar that prepare students for success in college composition courses.
4. Experience teaching reading, writing, grammar, and listening/speaking to non-native English speakers at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels in a community college and/or university environment.
5. Experience evaluating and developing curriculum.
6. Expertise using current technology for in-class and online instruction.
7. Ability to work creatively and productively in collaboration with other faculty.
8. Knowledge of other cultures and languages.
9. Experience working with diverse racial, ethnic, linguistic, socio-economic, LGBTQ, and special needs populations.
10. Activities and experiences that demonstrate a passion for and commitment to working towards racial and social justice.

Job Open Date: 05/07/2021
Job Close Date: 6/7/2021
Open Until Filled: No
Employment Begins: Fall 2021
# of Months: 10

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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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