Learning Instructors Full Time, Tenure Track

Antelope Valley College
Lancaster, California (US)

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Education, Curriculum & Instruction
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Antelope Valley College


Learning Instructors Full Time, Tenure Track

Salary: $57,235.07 - $84,543.93 Annually

Deadline: 7/7/2022 11:59 PM Pacific


Full job description and OFFICIAL application available ONLY at: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/avc/jobs/3571905/learning-instructors-full-time-tenure-track?keywords=learning&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs



Full-time teaching assignment in the division.



In addition to teaching 15 lecture hour equivalents per semester, full-time faculty are responsible for five office hour per week and preparation time, and are expected to participate in faculty/division meetings

Full-time faculty also participate in curricular planning, student learning outcomes, program learning outcomes, development, assessment, and implementation; evaluation of educational programs; and college governance contributory to the attainment of the college's mission and strategic goals

Instructors may be assigned a combination of daytime, evening, online and/or Saturday classes, as the college is dedicated to the educational success of a diverse student body with diverse needs

Continued professional development through the Faculty Professional Development Program or other sources is expected

Travel between District locations is also expected



Required Minimum Qualifications: (Applicant must meet one of the following requirements)


• Most current Minimum Qualifications for Faculty in California Community Colleges:

Any master's degree level discipline in which learning assistance or tutoring is provided at the college where the coordinator is employed; OR A master's degree in education, educational psychology, or instructional psychology, or other master's degree with emphasis in adult learning theory OR the equivalent..


(NOTE: Minimum qualifications do not apply to tutoring or learning assistance for which no apportionment is claimed.)


• Antelope Valley College Equivalency:    No equivalency  per faculty division


AND a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (Assembly Bill 1725; Education Code 87360).



Desirable Qualifications:

Support students across disciplines with learning assistance and academic success resources

• Design and deliver learning support services for students and faculty, including workshops, individual learning plans, and other programs and presentations

• Collaborate with Learning Center staff in the recruitment, hiring, training, and evaluation of tutors

• Provide CRLA certification training and other training opportunities for tutors and Supplemental Instruction leaders

• Participate in promotional activities for the Learning Center, including campus events, classroom visits, and online communications

• Participate in professional development as it relates to pedagogy, curriculum, student equity, and cultural competency

• Participate in regular meetings with other Learning Center faculty and staff

• Participate in departmental and college governance activities through committee service and/or other appropriate activities

• Fulfill the departmental and professional responsibilities of a regular faculty member

• Experience teaching/tutoring in a college learning center within the last five years

• Demonstrated experience teaching at the community college level or equivalent

• Experience conducting tutor training

• Experience using student-centered pedagogies to teach, tutor, and motivate students at all levels of college readiness

• Knowledge and experience in applying an equity-minded framework to create welcoming and engaging learning environments for diverse student populations

• Experience with online/distance education

• Demonstrated awareness and/or implementation of effective program and course assessment techniques

• Demonstrated collaboration, problem solving, and communication skills

• Self motivation, adaptability, and collegiality

• Membership in local and/or national learning assistance associations


For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at https://www.avc.edu/administration/hr/employment or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.


Antelope Valley College is a comprehensive community college in the California Community College System dedicated to providing services to a broad range of students with a variety of educational goals. Antelope Valley College is dedicated to providing educational programs and services as expressed in the California Master Plan for Higher Education. The College is committed to equal educational opportunity and reinforces that commitment through a program of active affirmation of diversity.

Antelope Valley College is dedicated to meeting the dynamic needs of a changing community. The College addresses the educational needs of a diverse and evolving population. The College recognizes that it is uniquely capable of responding to the requirements of regional business, industry, and public service, as well as the social and cultural needs of the Antelope Valley.
Antelope Valley College affirms the rights of the individual and respects human dignity. The programs and activities of the College foster the individual's ability to think clearly, critically, and independently to meet the demands of an increasingly complex society. The student is the primary concern of the College. The curriculum, activities, and services of the College help students understand their physical, cultural, ethnic, and social environment. The preservation of academic freedom provides a college environment in which students and faculty can examine ideas freely.

This philosophy is reflected in the curriculum, the student-faculty relation-ships, the services and resources, and the policies of the College.

Antelope Valley College, a public institution of higher education, provides a quality,comprehensive education to a diverse population of learners. We are committed to student success offering value and opportunity, in service to our community.

We offer:

Associate Degree Programs

Associate degree programs comprised of general education courses, proficiency requirements, designated courses in a specific major or area of emphasis. Associate degrees provide students with “the ability to think and to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing; to use mathematics; to understand the modes of inquiry of the major disciplines; to be aware of other cultures and times; to achieve insights gained through experience in thinking about ethical problems; and to develop the capacity for self-understanding.”

Career Technical Programs

Certificate and degree programs comprised of “essential career technical instruction” in a variety of business, technical, and occupational courses designed to enhance students’ knowledge and skills leading to employment, career advancement, certification, and state or federal licensure. We award both Chancellor’s Office approved Certificates of Achievement and locally approved Certificates of Proficiency.

Transfer/General Education Courses

Transfer/general education courses in communication and critical thinking, the physical and biological sciences, arts and humanities, social and behavioral sciences, and technical education. Completion of these courses allows students to fulfill degree requirements or enroll in upper division courses and programs at accredited four-year institutions through our articulation agreements.

Basic Skills Courses

Basic skills courses in reading, writing, mathematics, English as a Second Language, and learning and study skills. These courses offer students essential foundation skills that are necessary for success in college-level degree applicable courses.

Student Support and Instructional Support

A variety of services in academic, career, and personal counseling, in library instruction and course support, in learning assistance. These services support the needs of students in pursuing and achieving their educational goals.

Workforce Preparation and Economic Development

Workforce programs, job preparation courses (non-degree applicable) and a variety of services that contribute to the educational and economic well being of the community.

Personal Enrichment and Professional Development

Community service offerings, non-credit, not-for-credit classes and services that develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for students to be effective members of the community. These classes enhance the community’s social, cultural, and economic well being. Non-credit course offerings may lead to a Certificate of Completion and/or Certificate of Competency.

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