Sonoma State University
Summer Academy Instructor (Casual Worker) POOL POSITION
Salary and Benefits
The salary for this position is $35 per hour.
Upon appointment, employees with 0.75 or greater time base, but do not meet other criteria for full benefits, will be eligible for medical coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The same type of coverage will be offered to hourly intermittent employees, who work an average of 130 hours or more per month, after an evaluation period defined by the ACA.
This position is a pool position and will be reviewed on a rolling basis until filled.
Conditions of Employment
This is a part time, temporary, non-exempt position. Reappointment to this position is dependent upon the individual's performance as well as administrative and budgetary considerations. The university reserves the right to terminate this appointment earlier than the scheduled expiration date.
Instructors will teach two to three courses to high school students in one or more of the following subjects: English composition/literature, laboratory science, math (through calculus) including statistics, and/or SAT/ACT Preparation. Instructors will develop and implement class lessons for the six-week 2016 Summer/STEM Academy program for Upward Bound high school students, June 13 - July 21, 2016, Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
This summer's theme is Music: Food for the Mind and Soul.
Class periods will run approximately 60 minutes each, with up to three classes available per day.
-Submit a course description and outline for approval.
-Keep student records that contain information on students' programs, attendance, and grades.
-Communicate with Pre-College staff about issues or concerns relating to individual student's academic progress or behavior.
-Conduct pre and post-learning assessments and an end-of-course evaluation by students.
-Attend instructor orientation and weekly staff meetings as scheduled.
-Provide a 24-hour notice if illness or other situation prevents an instructor from conducting class.
-Complete instructor survey at end of program.
Other secondary duties as assigned.
Duties take place in a classroom setting located at Sonoma State University. The normal work schedule is varied and intermittent. The incumbent must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such levels as is determined by the Appropriate Administrator.
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution is required. BA/S with teaching credential and computer literacy preferred. Expertise in at least one academic content area; one-year experience teaching middle or high school students; and the ability to develop and implement curriculum in accordance with state standards are required. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of student-centered instructional methodologies; sensitivity to the needs and characteristics of low-income and potential first-generation college students; ability to facilitate academic and motivational development for those students; and the ability to relate well to multi-cultural students and staff. Knowledge of general college admissions procedures and university requirements. Proven success in overcoming obstacles similar to those of target population desired. Participants and graduates of TRIO programs are encouraged to apply. Fingerprint clearance required.
Evidence of degree(s) or certificate(s) and/or license(s) required at time of hire.
Click the "Apply Now" to apply to this position. Materials submitted with your application will not be returned. The ADA Coordinator is available, at 707/664-2664, to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.
Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered:
1. Cover Letter (attach as first page of resume)
3. Online Employment Application (complete entire application, resume/cover letter will not substitute for any part of the application)
4.Course Outline form. The Course Outline Form is available at www.sonoma.edu/trio/ubn/ubn_instruct.html and should be included as the last pages with the cover letter and resume. ANY APPLICATION SUBMITTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED COURSE OUTLINE FORM WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Conflict of Interest
The duties of this position may include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate may be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.
About Sonoma State University
Sonoma State University, located 48 miles north of San Francisco, is one of the 23 campuses of the California State University. Sonoma State University is a liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students and 530 full-time and part-time faculty. Our beautiful campus is located in Rohnert Park, at the foot of the Sonoma hills in the Wine Country.
Sonoma State University is proud to be a smoke-free campus, where smoking and other uses of tobacco products, such as smokeless tobacco, the use of e-cigarettes and similar devices, are prohibited.
Sonoma State University's Jeanne Clery Act Annual Security Report is available at http://www.sonoma.edu/ps/about/jeanneclery.html; Annual Campus Housing Fire Safety Report is available at http://www.sonoma.edu/housing/general-info/emergency-prep/fire-safety.html.
Sonoma State University
Main (707) 664-3100
Fax (707) 664-3196
1801 East Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
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