Sociology Assistant Professor - Tenure Track Location:
Centralia College Regular/Temporary:
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Centralia College is located on a 30-acre campus in the heart of Centralia, Washington and has been serving students in the Lewis County region since 1925. As a comprehensive community college, Centralia College offers academic transfer and workforce programs, as well as adult basic education, ELL, and personal enrichment classes. The college also offers five Bachelor of Applied Science degrees: Information Technology - Application Development, Diesel Technology, Applied Management (Business), Behavioral Healthcare and Teacher Education.
In addition to the main campus in Centralia, Centralia College East in Morton is a smaller site that serves the needs of students in east Lewis County. Since the college is committed to the success of all students, Centralia College also provides educational programs at two corrections centers in southwest Washington - Garrett Heyns Education Center located in Shelton, Washington and the Cedar Creek Corrections Center located in Littlerock, Washington. In addition to Green Hill School in Chehalis, Washington. In total, the college serves more than 7,000 students annually. For more than 90 years, several generations of Lewis County residents have looked to Centralia College for their education and training needs.
For more information on Centralia College and what it can do for you, please call 360-736-9391 or visit www.centralia.edu.
Job Description The Social Sciences Department at Centralia College invites applications for full-time, tenure-track Sociology instructor at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall Quarter, 2022.Duties and Responsibilities
Teaching sociology courses, including Introduction to Sociology and Social Problems. Teach courses covering family, race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, cultural, and/or inequality studies concepts.Teach junior and senior level classes in our Bachelor’s of Applied Science in Behavioral Healthcare.Develop and implement curriculum in the field of sociology based on culturally-responsive pedagogical strategies.Advise and mentor students in support of the college’s guided pathways framework.Utilize data and research to participate in curriculum and program assessment as part of the overall accreditation requirements.Participate in professional development activities in sociology and other related fields.Attend faculty and committee meetings in accordance with the faculty negotiated agreement.Provide leadership for and engagement in campus-wide efforts involving justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.Perform other duties as assigned.
Master of Arts in Sociology or closely related field.Demonstrated teaching ability.Background or prior experience that shows work in justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Ph.D in Sociology or closely related field.Experience in academic advising.Experience teaching in a community college setting.
Conditions of Employment
Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14, all employees who work for Centralia College must be fully vaccinated. Please contact Dr. Erica Holmes (she/her/hers) at [email protected] if you need information on medical accommodation or religious exemption.
This is a full-time, tenure track faculty appointment with employment expected to begin Fall Quarter 2022, subject to state legislative funding. The State of Washington provides a comprehensive benefits package for all state employees.
Centralia College faculty are represented by the Centralia College Federation of Teachers, Local No.4469, AFT/AAFL-CIO.
DEADLINE: The screening committee will begin their review on February 2, 2022. Position is open until filled.
Placement on the established faculty salary schedule is dependent upon education and teaching experience.
Interested candidates may apply by submitting the following items:
- Online Application
- Cover Letter that addresses your interest in the position and ability to perform the responsibilities describedin this announcement.
- Detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience that demonstrates how you meet thequalifications.
- List of at least three professional references with contact information. References are typically contacted after
Eligibility to Work
If you are hired, you will need proof of Covid-19 vaccination, proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.
Centralia College has a strong institutional commitment to the principles of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we strongly urge all qualified applicants, especially people of color, persons of disability, women, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans, to apply. Centralia College is an Equal Opportunity employer.
It is the policy of Centralia College to assure equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age (over 40), religion, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.
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