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PT Instructor, LGBTQ Studies

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Salary: $2,034.43/CAH - $2,276.74/CAH
https://www.clpccd.org/hr/FacultySalarySchedule07012023.pdf
Start Date: Fall 2024, Spring 2025
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: Las Positas College, 3000 Campus Hill Dr., Livermore, CA 94551

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a PT Instructor, LGBTQ Studies for Las Positas College. Applicants will be expected to provide instruction in: LGBT 1: Introduction to LGBTQ Studies, which offers a broad exploration of queer theory and its relationship to gay and lesbian studies, feminist theory, and intersectionality. Emphasis on theoretical and philosophical underpinnings of queer theory, social construction and essentialism, postmodernist theory, politics, LGBT studies and queer culture. Examines LGBTQ issues from a psychological, bio-medical, sociological, political, racial, and sexual perspectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Deliver coherent lectures;
2. Teach with imagination, vigor, and clarity;
3. Create assignments that serve instructional goals;
4. Create exams and/or other evaluative assignments that test for mastery of course content;
5. Create course materials that serve instructional goals;
6. Organize course content so that it encompasses authorized course outlines;
7. Identify basic and essential concepts and develop materials and strategies that assist students in understanding core subject matter;
8. Prepare carefully and organize a course which adheres to the objectives and suggested materials listed in the course outline;
9. Meet deadlines for submittal of syllabi, census rosters, and grades;
10. Participate in program and subject area improvement tasks, such as assessing Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs).

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s in the interdisciplinary area OR Master’s in one of the disciplines included in the interdisciplinary area and upper division or graduate course work in at least one other constituent discipline.

Evidence of understanding of and responsiveness to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom. Applicants applying under the “Equivalent” provision must provide details that explain at time of application how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degree listed above.

Desirable Qualifications:
1. College teaching experience.
2. Experience using Canvas LMS.
3. Experience with hy-flex teaching modality or willingness to be trained in the hy-flex teaching modality. 

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

Individuals with disabilities who are unable to carry out the physical activities of the position will receive reasonable accommodations to enable them to perform the essential functions of the positions.

Notification to Applicants: The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

TO APPLY, please send the following application materials to the contact listed below:
1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
3. Transcripts (Unofficial copies accepted for application purposes; however, official copies must be submitted if hired.) Any degrees earned outside of the United States must have a U.S. evaluation (course by course) of the transcripts and must be submitted with the application. (Please use https://www.naces.org/membersto obtain evaluations.)

4. Download and complete PT faculty application located at: https://www.clpccd.org/hr/files/docs/hiringpkt/1.PTFacApp.pdf https://www.clpccd.org/hr/files/docs/hiringpkt/PTFacAppProcedures.pdf

Name: Dr. Stuart McElderry, Dean of Academic Services
Email: smcelderry@laspositascollege.edu
Phone: 925 424-1323
Department: Division of Business, Social Science, & Learning Resources

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The Board of Trustees has updated Board Policy 7330 to incorporate information on COVID vaccination requirements, which are currently suspended. Accordingly, employee(s) must comply with the Board Policy found at: http://districtazure.clpccd.org/policies/files/docs/BP7330.pdf.

It is the policy of this District to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices and to assure that there shall be no discrimination against any person on the basis of sex, ancestry, age, marital status, race, religious creed, mental disability, medical condition (including HIV and AIDS), color, national origin, physical disability, family or sexual preference status and other similar factors in compliance with Title IX, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, other federal and state non-discrimination regulations, and its own statements of philosophy of objectives. The District encourages the filing of applications by both sexes, ethnic minorities, and the disabled.

Joining Our College Community We seek equity-minded applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to an educational community. We look for applicants who:

1. Value and intentionally promote diversity and consciousness of difference
2. Demonstrate cultural humility and an ongoing desire to improve cultural competence
3. Are dedicated to addressing issues of social justice
4. Accept their shared role and responsibility in addressing opportunity and achievement gaps experienced by students
5. Have experience and success in closing student equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices, or are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about implementing practices that achieve these goals
6. Actively seek to identify, disrupt, and remove institutional and/or systemic barriers that adversely impact historically marginalized communities
7. Empower the underrepresented and underserved
8. Foster students’ potential to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders
9. Believe that all people have the right to an education and work environment free from fear, harassment, or discrimination.

Organization

Working at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District

Chabot and Las Positas Colleges both aim to provide an educational foundation for transfer to the four-year college/university, career and technical education (CTE) certificates, and life-long learning opportunities. The combined student population of more than 29,000 students includes those from throughout the Bay Area, and Central Valley, as well as from other states and more than 40 foreign countries.

• Educational Excellence forms the foundation of our district and governs the planning, implementation, and evaluation of everything we do

• Curriculum Relevancy ensures that our students benefit from the latest and most innovative curriculum available; this requires constant, active improvement

• Community Collaboration with local business, government, educational institutions, civic organizations, community groups, science, and industry partners results in a team effort to provide educational opportunities that best serve our students and our community

• The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) celebrates more than 50 years of educating the San Francisco East Bay

• CLPCCD adds approximately $508.9 million in annual income to its East Bay service area

Chabot College has delivered education opportunity to our communities through excellent transfer, degree, career technical and lifelong learning programs. Chabot is the birthplace of model support services such as the Puente, Daraja, and Early Childhood Mentor-Teacher Programs. Ours is a story of student success and a democratic commitment to equal access to excellence in education for all.

Puente Project

A highly-acclaimed program founded at Chabot College in 1981 which explores the Mexican American/Latino experience and has served thousands of California students. Community colleges with Puente programs transfer 44 percent more Latino students to the University of California than colleges without Puente.

DARAJA Project

Offers academic support services and a curriculum focused on African-American literature, history, and issues. Daraja students do better in school and transfer to four-year universities at a higher rate.

Las Positas’ rich course offerings prepare students for degree and certificate completion, transfer to a four-year university, basic skills for success in college, and job retraining. Students are also able to study in career programs designed by the faculty and the community to meet local workforce demands.

Engineering Tech Partnership

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) established a 24-month academic program to provide a technical education and hands-on training for veterans. The new Engineering Technology Program at Las Positas is designed to help veterans develop the skills and training needed for engineering technician careers and establishes a pipeline of qualified candidates for LLNL and other Bay Area employers such as NASA and Sandia and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories.

Viticulture and Business Program

The college’s award-winning Viticulture and Winery Technology Program partners with the historic and thriving Livermore Valley wine industry. The Business Program, the college’s most popular major, provides training for area businesses, including an industry-specific Retail Management Program, and sponsors a Business and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series.

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