African American Studies Instructor (Part-Time/Adjunct)

Employer
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
Location
San Jose

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Arts & Humanities, Ethnic & Cultural Studies
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Community College

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SAN JOSE/EVERGREEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT



African American Studies Instructor (Part-Time/Adjunct)

The San José-Evergreen Community College District is seeking a part-time/adjunct instructor to teach African American Studies at San Jose City College for the Spring 22 semester. Our ideal candidate will have expertise in African American History and African American Culture, 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.



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Teach African American Culture and African American History on campus.

2. Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles.

3. Demonstrate commitment to professional development, including but not limited to activities such as: participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic work, participation in statewide committees or organizations, etc.

4. Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students and staff of diverse racial, ethnic, academic, and socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and disabilities by showing respect for differences and the dignity of others.

5. Participate in faculty responsibilities such as: course and curriculum development and review, student learning outcomes and assessment, program review, committees, research, and special projects as needed in the discipline/department or district.

6. Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours.

7. Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g., grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions.

8. Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by California Education Code and Board policy.

9. Foster a professional work and learning environment.

10. Perform other duties as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.



Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

A Master's degree in African American/Black/Africana Studies, African American History, or Ethnic Studies


Salary placement is based on candidate's verified education and experience.


http://www.sjeccd.edu/district-services/human-resources/salary-schedules



Assignments may include day and evening responsibilities. This position is represented by the San José-Evergreen Community College District Federation of Teachers, AFT 6157.

Please apply using the Direct Link below

Adjunct/Part-time Faculty

Direct Link: http://sjeccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/1749

Position #F19014, Open and Continuous

Other part-time instructors are needed to teach classes in other disciplines on an as needed basis.







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With student learning as its primary focus, the San José/Evergreen Community College District provides continuous access to a wide range of comprehensive and flexible post-secondary academic and occupational programs that prepare Silicon Valley residents of all ages for balanced and productive lives and successful careers. To reach these educational goals, the district provides the appropriate support services to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population.

In fulfilling this mission, the district assists students in achieving their educational and employment goals including, but not limited to, lower-division transfer and general education, two-year college degrees, certificates, distance learning opportunities, basic skills instruction, English as a Second Language, economic development, adult non-credit courses, targeted career training, and community services courses.

Human Resources

Human Resources serves those individuals dedicated to providing educational opportunities and critical support services to the students from our communities.  Our role is to attract the very best for our students to ensure that staff, faculty and administrators are skilled in their profession, sensitive to students needs and welcoming to all who come to San Jose-Evergreen Community College District.

Human Resources is to safe guard the interests of the District and promote the professional growth, health and well-being of all its employees. The Human Resources Services Group provides direct service and support to individual employees.  We work together with our partners at the colleges and district –wide operations to develop initiatives that foster the continuous development of our workforce.

The employees are the foundation upon which this District realizes the values it upholds through the dedication, leadership and understanding demonstrated by our faculty and staff.

San José/Evergreen Community College District is for the professional who is committed to equity and excellence, and attracted to a work environment dedicated to student success.  We welcome you to our community.

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