English Instructor (Tenure Track)

Barstow, San Bernardino County
Apr 02, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Barstow Community College District

Invites applications for the position of:

English Instructor
(Tenure Track)

Open until filled. First paper screening April 25, 2014

Full-time instructors are typically assigned 15 lecture hours of student contact time (or equivalent in laboratory or related activities) per semester. Office hours are required. Instructors are expected to participate in college governance through appointments to standing councils and/or a variety of committees. Teaching assignments may include a mixture of day, evening, weekend, and off-campus sites, or in a distance education environment (On-Line).

• Participation in student recruitment and articulation of transfer programs.
• Maintaining subject matter currency.
• Develop and revising curriculum.
• Assessing student learning outcomes.
• Using computer and multimedia technology.
• Collegial participation in departmental matters, college and discipline-specific professional activities.

See job description for a complete listing of duties and responsibilities.

Environment: Classroom/Lab
Physical Abilities: Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate office equipment, standing for extended periods of time, reaching overhead and above shoulders, walking, bending, hearing and speaking to exchange information, and seeing to observe students at work.

Master’s degree in English, literature, comparative literature, or
composition OR bachelor’s degree in any of the above AND master’s degree in linguistics, TESL, speech, education with a specialization in reading, creative writing, or journalism OR the equivalent.
*Those who do not possess the minimum qualifications as listed, must request an equivalency form at the time of application. Preferred:
Teaching experience at the secondary and/or community college level. Experience in teaching basic skills English courses. Experience with classroom technology & online education.
Ability to demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of community college students.

A full-time, 10 - month, certificated position.

$49,259 - $80,406

Initial placement on the Certificated Salary Schedule will be commensurate with education and experience not to exceed Step 12, Column V ($80,406). The District provides an excellent health and welfare package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance and income protection. Current employer contribution not to exceed $15,900 per year. Enrollment in the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) is required. Position is within the BCFA/CTA Bargaining Unit and subject to Association dues.

Interested applicants must submit:
• Letter of Application to include, but not limited to, information on related knowledge and experience specified in the job description.
• Completed District Application for Academic or Administrative Positions
• Résumé
• Unofficial copy of transcripts verifying educational degrees (official transcripts required upon offer of employment).
• A list of at least 3 references with contact information.

Above materials are to be submitted to the:
Human Resources Office, Barstow College, 2700 Barstow Road, Barstow, CA 92311
Or Emailed to: jobs@barstow.edu

Visit www.barstow.edu for an application and job description.

You may contact Human Resources if you have any questions at (760) 252-2411 Ext. 7232 or Email jobs@barstow.edu .

All application materials will be evaluated by a qualified screening committee. Applications will be evaluated, taking into account the breadth and depth of relevant education, experience, skills, knowledge and abilities. A select group of candidates will be invited for an oral interview and teaching demonstration with the selection committee. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure the candidate an interview. Final interviews will be conducted by the Vice President of Academic Affairs and the District President.


PLEASE NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be considered. Faxes will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a District application. Any application, resume or other materials submitted for employment at Barstow College will become the property of the District, and will not be returned to the applicant. The Barstow Community College District reserves the right to reopen, re-advertise or to delay the filling of any position.

Barstow Community College
Enjoy excellent working conditions in an extraordinarily dynamic region. Small-town living with proximity to beaches, mountains, and desert. Enjoy conveniences of close-by cities like Las Vegas and Los Angeles while living in a small city of 23,000. Be on the cusp of innovation and join a college with more than $35 M in campus improvements underway.

Barstow Community College is a fully accredited two-year California community college. The single-campus district is located in the Inland Empire area of San Bernardino County. The College was established in 1959 and moved to its permanent facilities in 1964.

Barstow Community College offers on campus and off campus classes enhanced with instructional television and on-line courses available in general education and technical areas.

The Barstow Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. The District encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to age, ancestry, color, religious creed, disability, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, Vietnam-era veteran status.