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DSP&S Instructor (Part-Time Faculty Pool) Madera Community College

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DSP&S Instructor (Part-Time Faculty Pool) Madera Community College

Campus Location:

Madera Community College

Essential Functions of Position:

The ideal candidate will share Madera Community College’s commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. We currently enroll over 7,000 students in which 68% identify as Latinx, 1% as Filipino, 8% as Asian, 3% as Black/African American, 18% as White, 1% as American Indian/Alaska Native, and 3% as multiracial. Madera Community College is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. The successful candidate will join a department dedicated to the use of curriculum responsive to the students it serves.

The instructor will perform the following:

  • Utilize resources to develop and implement Developmental Services course curriculum in alignment with the approved course outline of record.
  • Engage with and provide specialized instruction to students with disabilities.
  • Monitor and track students’ academic performance in courses being taught according to campus requirements and guidelines.
  • Participate in assessment of student learning objectives for each course being taught to improve student learning.
  • Maintain confidential records; accurately record and complete data entry of information needed to complete mandated reports and service records.
  • Serve as an advocate for students with disabilities and work with counselors, faculty and other college staff and community resources to assist students in the pursuit of their educational goals.
  • Participate in professional development activities, program development and review activities.
  • Assignments may include Monday through Friday; some evenings and Saturdays may be required.
  • And otherwise fulfilling all of the duties and responsibilities of instructors as required by Administrative Regulation 7122.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possession of a master’s degree, or equivalent foreign degree, in the category of disability, special education, psychology, educational psychology, or rehabilitation counseling;

  • Fifteen (15) semester units of upper division or graduate study in the area of disability, to include, but not limited to:
    • Learning disabilities;
    • Developmental disabilities;
    • Deaf and hearing impaired;
    • Physical disabilities; or
    • Adapted computer technology;
  • A valid California Community College Credential; OR
  • The equivalent education and/or experience (requires an equivalency).

    All applicants must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Include experience counseling with students in college level disabled students programs;
  • Experience working with students of various cultural backgrounds;
  • Experience and skill incorporating elements of diversity, equity, and inclusion into all areas of responsibility;
  • Recent experience working with African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Latinx, Native American, and other racially minoritized students in the classroom, and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of these groups in higher education shape patterns of participation and outcomes;
  • Willingness to examine and remediate one’s instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;
  • Experience and skill with addressing issues of equity in the classroom;
  • Knowledge of the community college and its mission and goals;
  • Knowledge of the ADA and Section 504 and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act;
  • Demonstrated experience with learning disabilities assessment;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students and staff;
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology;
  • Potential for contributing to institutional vitality and growth; and
  • Ability to work and plan independently.

Salary and Benefits:

Starting rates are $50.58 – $68.69 for lecture, $42.99 – $58.43 for lab, and $41.75 – $56.75 for non-instructional. Sick leave accrual is based on assignment hours.

Selection Procedure:

The selection and hiring process will be explained by the hiring department if the candidate is extended an opportunity to interview.

Please note: This position does not have a closing date and applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position(s) is/are filled. By applying for this position, you understand that you will be placed in a continuous pool. If at any time you are no longer interested in this position, please withdraw your application.

Additional Information:

This is a part-time position. Open until filled. Start dates may vary.

Additional Information about the Position:

MCC College Planning Site

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State Center Community College District (SCCCD) was formed in 1964 when it assumed control of Fresno City College and Reedley College. SCCCD serves approximately one million people and 18 unified and high school districts in more than 5,500 square miles of urban and rural territory, including most of Fresno and Madera counties and portions of Kings and Tulare counties. SCCCD is governed by a seven-member board of trustees who represent seven trustee areas. Total district enrollment for the fall semester 2012 is over 34,000 students. SCCCD is a merit system district with over 2,300 faculty and classified staff represented by the California School Employees Association (CSEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). The total operating budget for SCCCD in 2012-13 is $168 million. 

Fresno City College, established in 1910, enrolls in excess of 22,000 students and offers more than 100 associate of arts and science degree programs and 60 certificate of achievement programs in vocational/occupational areas. Reedley College, established in 1926, is located in Reedley (approximately 25 miles southeast of Fresno) and enrolls approximately 6,200 students in a variety of courses and degree programs in occupational education and the arts and sciences. SCCCD operates three educational centers with a combined enrollment of approximately 8,300 students. The Willow International, Madera and Oakhurst centers offer programs in general education for transfer and two-year degrees. In addition, the district offers occupational and technical training at its Career and Technology Center and the Training Institute.

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