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Part-Time/Associate Instructors: Journalism for Fall 2024 & Spring 2025

Employer
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
Location
San Jose
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Professional Fields, Communication & Journalism
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Part Time
Institution Type
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SAN JOSE/EVERGREEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Part-Time/Associate Instructors: Journalism for Fall 2024 & Spring 2025

The San Jose/Evergreen Community College District is seeking a part-time/associate Journalism Instructor at San Jose City College for the Fall 2024 semester with the possibility of rehire in the Spring 2025 semester.

Possible in-person courses to teach:

JOURN-022 - News Writing and Reporting for the Media (3 units);
JOURN-032A - Media Production 1 (3 units) (Offered Concurrent);
JOURN-032B - Media Production 2 (3 units);
JOURN-032C - Media Production 3 (3 units);
JOURN-032D - Media Production 4 (3 units);
JOURN-035A - Introduction to Editorial Management (1 unit)(Offered Concurrent);
JOURN-035B – Intermediate Editorial Management (1 unit);
JOURN-035C – High Intermediate Editorial Management (1 unit);
JOURN-035D – Advanced Editorial Management (1 unit);
JOURN-150- Introduction to Public Relations (3 units)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Teaching assignment may include teaching off campus, day or evening classes, distance learning and using multiple teaching methodologies.

The instructor's assignment will include the following:
Oversee the production of printed (monthly) and virtual San Jose City Times newspaper
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.
Conduct Office hours-.50% of an hour for each 20% load course
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.
Use computer and multimedia technology;
Conduct collegial participation in departmental, college and discipline-specific professional activities.
Maintain subject matter currency
Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles.
Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours.
Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g., grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions.
Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by California Education Code and Board policy.
Foster a professional work and learning environment.
Perform other duties as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
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.

Minimum Qualifications for Journalism:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Masters in Journalism or Communication with a specialization in Journalism

OR

Master of Arts in Journalism or Communication with a specialization in Journalism

OR

Bachelors in either of the above

AND

Masters in English, History, Communication, Literature, Composition, Comparative Literature, any Social Science, Business, Business Administration, Marketing, Graphics, or Photography

OR

***The Equivalent.
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2. Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, gender identity, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the students we serve and sensitivity to and knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.

3. Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District's hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

Requirements:
• Professional experience in reporting and editing or photojournalism and newspaper production; and
• Knowledge of Macintosh systems and software programs in Creative Cloud.
• Related activities can include conferences, contests and equipment management. Experience in teaching and credentials in Distance Education or Distance Education Certification
• Experience in providing a student-centered environment that emphasizes teaching and learning and encourages critical thinking.
• Experience in working effectively with students and staff of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and ages and successfully interact with supervisors, colleagues, and staff as part of an education team.

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 and select discipline
Adjunct / Part-time Faculty – (JOURNALISM)
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.
Please refer to http://www.sjeccd.edu/district-services/human-resources/employment-opportunities for a complete list of all employment opportunities at San José-Evergreen Community College District.

For additional information contact Division Dean for Language Arts & Library, Celia.Cruz-Johnson@sjcc.edu






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Organization

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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