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Economics: Contract Instructor-College Credit

Employer
San Diego Community College District
Location
San Diego
Salary
Class 1, Step A - Class 6, Step C ($6,301.36 - $8,490.72) per month based on the current AFT - College Faculty Tenured-Tenure Track Monthly Salary Schedule. Initial salary placement for this Assistant Professor is commensurate with required education and

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Economics: Contract Instructor-College Credit

San Diego Community College District


Closing Date: 9/9/2024

Position Number: 007859

Location: San Diego City College

Position Type: Academic

The Position:
Posting Details (Default Section)

Closing Date: 09/09/2024 Open Until Filled No Classification Title Economics: Contract Instructor-College Credit Working Title Assistant Professor, Economics Recruitment Limits Location San Diego City College Pay Information Class 1, Step A - Class 6, Step C ($6,301.36 - $8,490.72) per month based on the current AFT - College Faculty Tenured-Tenure Track Monthly Salary Schedule.

Initial salary placement for this Assistant Professor is commensurate with required education and related teaching experience as outlined in section A2.1 of the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and it is non-negotiable.

The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid medical, dental, vision plans, sick leave, and opportunities for professional development. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. Benefits will be provided under the terms of the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 - Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code §87815, any required adjustment will be made within the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, may be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Typically, Assistant Professors earn tenure after 4 years and promote to Associate Professor. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

Position Equivalent FTE: 1.0 FTE Job Duration 10 Months Position Number: 007859 FLSA Status Exempt (does not accrue overtime) Bargaining Unit AFT/College Faculty Range (na) Position Type Academic Department School of Business, IT & Cosmetology The Position Applications are being accepted for the position of Assistant Professor, Economics at San Diego City College beginning January 2025 (Spring semester). One of three credit colleges in the San Diego Community College District, City College is an urban campus dedicated to Social Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. City College provides academic and vocational offerings to meet the needs of a diverse student population. The college is minutes away from the world-class San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and Chicano Park.
While the current vacancy is at City College, applicants should understand that they are subject to assignment at any District facility at the option of the Chancellor. The assignment may include some combination of online, day, evening, Saturday, and/or off-campus classes. The Assistant Professor, Economics position is in the Department Business Studies and reports to the Dean of the School of Business, Information Technology, Cosmetology, Engineering & Technologies. Major Responsibilities Under the direction of the School Dean, the faculty member will implement educational program courses, experiences, and services that will directly aid students in achieving educational objectives; maintain regular office hours; perform extensive advising of students ; assist in curriculum development and planning; and participate in professional development activities.

The primary responsibility of the Economics faculty member is to teach Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, and Economics of Environment. The instructional assignment will be 15 class hours per week. Additional responsibilities of the San Diego City College faculty include maintaining regular office hours for student advisement, serving on college and District committees, participating in various departmental and college activities, developing curriculum and programs, and willingness to take on leadership roles in the department Qualifications Master's in economics OR Bachelor's in economics AND Master's in business, business administration, business management, business education, finance, or political science OR the equivalent. Desired Qualifications The following are desired qualifications for the position:
  • Experience teaching Macro- and Microeconomics at the two- or four-year levels.
  • Evidence of recent experience in curriculum development.
  • Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Evidence of involvement with, or preparation in, non-traditional teaching methods and technologies, specifically utilizing computer technology in the classroom, online teaching, and/or in preparation for online teaching.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the business community.
  • Ability to interpret, apply, and explain regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience planning and organizing programs and activities related to the subject matter.
Equivalency If you do not possess the exact degrees, or higher, listed above or if you anticipate receiving the required degree prior to the start of teaching classes, please complete a Request for Equivalency Form and attach it during the application process. Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC.(ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application. Licenses/Certificates/Credentials: As appropriate. Commitment to Diversity: All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and classified professionals. Working Conditions Favorable, usually involves and office. Special Instructions to Applicants: To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete online application that includes the items listed (extraneous material will not be reviewed). References to resumes or other uploaded documents within the online application will be considered an “incomplete” application; please enter “N/A” if any section does not apply.
  1. Complete online application;
  2. Letter of Application detailing how you meet the major responsibilities and desired qualifications;
  3. Current Resume;
  4. One (1) example of a current syllabi used for an Intro to Macro- or Microeconomics (uploaded as a PDF);
  5. Unofficial Undergraduate Transcripts;
  6. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts; AND,
  7. Three (3) professional references listed in the online application.
  8. Equivalency Request Form (required if applicable).
  9. Foreign Degree Evaluation (required if applicable).


Important: To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you've written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed. Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee.

  • Application materials sent via mail, fax, or email will not be accepted.
  • Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via email.
  • All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.
. Tentative Timeline (Subject to Amendments) Conditions of Employment: SELECTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT:
  • Submit “official” college transcripts as stated on application (even if a degree is not a requirement for this position);
  • Provide a Certificate of Tuberculosis Exam for initial appointment (Note: The certificate must be renewed every 4 years as a condition of continuing employment);
  • Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer at the District's expense (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment);
  • Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States as required by the I9 Employment Eligibility Verification form;
  • Attend a new hire processing appointment in People, Culture, and Technology Services located at the District Administrative Offices; AND,
  • Employed on an initial contract of one (1) year that is eligible for renewal annually for up to a subsequent one-year period.



EMPLOYMENT AFTER RETIREMENT
If you accept a contract (permanent) position with SDCCD and are a retired annuitant with CalPERS or CalSTRS, you must reinstate from your retirement system. Please reference the CalPERS or CalSTRS website for further information. Additional Information: Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
SDCCD provides a comprehensive fringe benefit package for its full-time academic employees. The District contributes toward the cost of the premium (including dependent coverage) for the medical insurance plan options. Additional benefits include dental, vision, sick leave, vacation and opportunities for professional development. Contract employees become members of the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS) upon appointment. Posting Number AC01054 Indicate budget number(s)

Major Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the School Dean, the faculty member will implement educational program courses, experiences, and services that will directly aid students in achieving educational objectives; maintain regular office hours; perform extensive advising of students ; assist in curriculum development and planning; and participate in professional development activities.

The primary responsibility of the Economics faculty member is to teach Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, and Economics of Environment. The instructional assignment will be 15 class hours per week. Additional responsibilities of the San Diego City College faculty include maintaining regular office hours for student advisement, serving on college and District committees, participating in various departmental and college activities, developing curriculum and programs, and willingness to take on leadership roles in the department

Qualifications:
Master’s in economics OR Bachelor’s in economics AND Master’s in business, business administration, business management, business education, finance, or political science OR the equivalent.

Desired Qualifications:
The following are desired qualifications for the position:
  • Experience teaching Macro- and Microeconomics at the two- or four-year levels.
  • Evidence of recent experience in curriculum development.
  • Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Evidence of involvement with, or preparation in, non-traditional teaching methods and technologies, specifically utilizing computer technology in the classroom, online teaching, and/or in preparation for online teaching.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the business community.
  • Ability to interpret, apply, and explain regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience planning and organizing programs and activities related to the subject matter.


Licenses:
As appropriate.

Pay Information:
Class 1, Step A – Class 6, Step C ($6,301.36 – $8,490.72) per month based on the current AFT – College Faculty Tenured-Tenure Track Monthly Salary Schedule.

Initial salary placement for this Assistant Professor is commensurate with required education and related teaching experience as outlined in section A2.1 of the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and it is non-negotiable.

The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid medical, dental, vision plans, sick leave, and opportunities for professional development. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. Benefits will be provided under the terms of the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 – Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code §87815, any required adjustment will be made within the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, may be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Typically, Assistant Professors earn tenure after 4 years and promote to Associate Professor. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.



To apply, visit: https://www.sdccdjobs.com

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







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Organization

The San Diego Community College District serves 130,000 students annually through three two-year colleges and six Continuing Education campuses. The three colleges, San Diego City, Mesa, and Miramar colleges, offer associate degrees and certificates in occupational programs that prepare students for entry-level jobs, and arts and sciences programs that transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Continuing Education offers adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills and enrichment classes at sites throughout the city. The District also provides education to over 42,000 service personnel at military bases in 15 states. 

The Continuing Education campuses offer adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills, and enrichment classes at sites throughout the city. A number of special programs are unique to the city, including KSDS-FM all-jazz radio, the Center for Competitive and Applied Technologies, and the Workplace Learning Resource Center.

The San Diego Community College District is governed by its five-member, locally elected Board of Trustees and three student members serving on a rotating basis. Shared governance activities involve faculty, students, and staff in the development of solutions to key policy and budget issues. The five trustees are elected in even-numbered years to four-year terms by the voters of San Diego. The Chancellor, the District's chief executive officer, is responsible for carrying out the policies approved by the Board of Trustees. 

The District is in the midst of $1.555 billion in new construction and renovations at the three colleges and Continuing Education campuses throughout the city.

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