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Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job Type: Full Time - 10 Months/ 100% FTE
Job Number: FY1617 -82
Location: Cuesta College - San Luis Obispo Campus & Paso Robles North County Campus, CA
Department: Social Sciences
Closing: 3/5/2017 11:59 PM Pacific
Job Description Summary:
The History Department at Cuesta College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in World History to begin August, 2017. Candidates must be qualified to teach selected courses in addition to World History, as explained below.
Cuesta College values excellent teaching. Candidates must be able to teach effectively for a student body with a wide range of skills, abilities, and academic goals. Cuesta College prides itself on consistently being among the top of California's community colleges in its transfer rates to four-year colleges and universities. The History Department offers the Associate of Arts degree.
The teaching load is five 3-unit courses per semester. Assignments may be day or evening classes at the San Luis Obispo or North County campuses, or at the South County center. The assignment includes participation in program review, faculty evaluations, curriculum development, assessment of student learning outcomes, committee service, and division and college governance.
Essential Functions & Qualifications:
- Demonstrated academic and professional qualifications to teach the World History survey course and one or more of the following: the Western Civilization survey; a regional history survey, such as Latin America; a topical history course such as the History of Mexican Americans; the United States survey course.
- Master's degree in history; or Bachelor's degree in history and Master's degree in political science, humanities, geography, area studies, women's studies, social sciences, or ethnic studies; or the equivalent; or a valid Community College credential in history.
- Candidates making application on the basis of equivalency must submit all materials requested for an equivalency evaluation indicated on the Equivalency Process link.
- Sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
- Doctoral degree in history
- One year or more full-time equivalent college or university teaching experience in history, preferably at the community college level;
- Strong interest and experience in undergraduate teaching, and the ability to employ a variety of teaching techniques to address the wide range of skills and abilities among community college students;
- Strong academic preparation in history, evidenced by undergraduate and graduate coursework;
- Evidence of a commitment to, and active participation in, professional development in the field of history;
- Experience teaching history with distance education;
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing;
- Experience in history curriculum development;
- Commitment to the philosophy and objectives of the California Community Colleges
Required Documents: Candidates will be required to submit an online application (with at least three professional references), cover letter, resume, two current letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts when applying for this position.
Completed applications and supporting documents must be submitted by the closing date for this position. LATE, INCOMPLETE, FAXED, MAILED OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
If you do not meet the minimum qualifications for the position please include an equivalency argument. For directions on what is an acceptable equivalency argument please review the requirements listed on the following link:
San Luis Obispo County Community College District ("Cuesta College") is an equal opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), age, disability (physical and mental), genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal and state law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Cuesta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
In compliance with California law, all prospective staff and students are entitled to read the Annual Security Report, published each October by the Cuesta College Department of Public Safety. This report contains information about our emergency and crime reporting procedures, as well as crime statistics for the past 3 years. You may request a copy of this report at one of our two Public Safety Offices: on SLO campus at Building 6600A or on North County Campus at building N1035, during campus business hours. You may also access the complete text of this report at the following website address: http://www.cuesta.edu/student/findingway/public_safety/clery_act.html
Interview Process Information:
Selected applicants will be invited to attend a teaching demonstration on March 30, 2017 followed by an interview on March 31, 2017. Finalists will be invited for second interviews on April 4, 2017.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cuesta
The San Luis Obispo County Community College District promotes inclusiveness, prohibits discrimination, and encourages all qualified persons to apply. As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, Cuesta College actively seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds to assist students, staff, and faculty. For ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) assistance with the application and/or interview process, please contact the Human Resources Office: (805) 546-3129.
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