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Anthropology Adjunct Instructor

Employer
Contra Costa Community College District
Location
California, United States
Salary
Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 30, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology, Criminal Justice & Criminology
Employment Type
Part Time
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Position Title Anthropology Adjunct Instructor Description of Position

Diablo Valley College is seeking to add to its pool of adjunct faculty who can teach Cultural Anthropology.

Inquiries

Steve Johnson
sjohnson@dvc.edu

Recruitment Type Faculty Location Diablo Valley College Posting Number F00627 # of Openings Pool Yearly Salary Range / Hourly Range $59.70-$84.36 per hour Position Status Non-Tenure Track EEO Job Category Faculty & Other Instructional Staff Employee Group Part-Time Faculty Department D4500-Social Science Discipline Anthropology Alternate Discipline Not Applicable Duties and Responsibilities

Adjunct Faculty duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. providing instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules;
2. creating and maintaining an environment which emphasizes learning, encourages free discussion of ideas and critical thinking;
3. evaluating progress of students concerning educational matters and grades student work;
4. meeting with students outside of class;
5. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
6. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter areas;
7. fulfilling professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member;
8. maintaining accurate academic records;
9. performing other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience

Master’s in Anthropology or Archaeology, OR Bachelor’s in either Anthropology or Archaeology AND Master’s degree in Sociology, Biological Sciences, Forensic Sciences, genetics or paleontology, OR the equivalent.
(If you do not possess the listed degree, you must upload the equivalency form provided in the online application.)

License/Certificates/Credentials

n/a

Desirable Qualifications

n/a

Job Open Date: 09/30/2019 Job Close Date: 12/31/2019 Open Until Filled No Employment Begins: 10/16/19 # of Months As needed Diversity Statement

It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Employee Benefits

Membership in State Teachers Retirement System (STRS)
District-paid benefits (employee contributes 6%) for employee and dependents/domestic partners include:
- Medical (Anthem Blue Cross or Kaiser) insurance including chiropractic services
- Dental and vision
- Flexible spending (125) plan
- Life and long-term disability insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Deferred compensation (403b and 457)
- Sabbatical Leave

Additional Benefits: The District also offers eligible faculty employees, travel assistance plan, retiree benefits, and employee discounts on health memberships.

Newly hired employees may notify the respective union (Local 1 or United Faculty) if they opt to join and/or authorize payment to the union. If the newly hired employee authorizes payment to the union then the following fees apply: Local 1 has a one-time initiation fee of $45.00 and monthly contribution of 1% of gross pay +$1. United Faculty has an agency fee of .55% of gross pay plus $2.50.

How to Apply

1. Interested applicants must submit all of the application materials online to be considered for this position. We do not accept hand-delivered, e-mailed, faxed or postal mailed application packets.
2. It is your responsibility to ensure that all application materials are received.
3. You should submit an unofficial transcript for screening purposes. If you do not have electronic version of the transcript required for the position, you can have it scanned by a Staples, Office Max or Office Depot, etc. All applicants will have an opportunity to upload transcripts when completing our online application process. You should be prepared to provide an official transcripts prior to employment start date should the position be offered.
4. If you do not possess the required educational degrees and are applying under the equivalency process, you bear the responsibility of submitting the District’s Equivalency Application. Equivalency applications with supporting documentation should be submitted when 1) degrees are not in exact discipline required; 2) degree is in progress; 3) degrees were earned at a college or university outside of the United States. All applicants will have an opportunity to upload an equivalency form for evaluation by a college equivalency committee when completing our online application process.
5. Applicants with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to United States degrees. An approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) agency must evaluate your course work. All applicants will have an opportunity to upload a foreign degree evaluation for review of by a college equivalency committee when completing our online application process. Please read more details in the Foreign Degree and Credit Statement section of the job announcement.
6. Documents uploaded online must be the actual documents to be considered for review. Do not upload a “placeholder” document. Applications with placeholder documents are considered incomplete and will be rejected. Only upload the required documents, other materials can be presented if you are selected for an interview.
7. All application materials become the property of the district and will not be returned or duplicated.

Selection Process

Applications will be screened to ensure the applicant meets the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.
1. The applications, cover letters, resumes, unofficial college transcripts, and other supporting materials submitted by all qualified applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee. Those who are deemed to possess the highest degree of desirable qualifications will be invited to the college at their own expense.
2. During the campus visit, each applicant will be interviewed and may be asked to conduct a demonstration appropriate to the discipline. Responses to the interview questions and demonstration will be rated by the interview committee.
3. Upon hire, the successful candidate must meet the conditions of employment. Finalists must provide verification of transcripts. TB test, physical examination, fingerprinting/conviction clearance and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

Foreign Degree and Credit Statement

In accordance with the United Faculty Contract, Article 20.3.1.3.2, all foreign degrees and credits used to meet the minimum qualifications must be evaluated by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) agency www.naces.org prior to the implementation of the equivalency process. Please upload your evaluation with your application when you apply for this position. We cannot accept foreign degree evaluations after the closing date

ADA Accommodations:

Request For Reasonable Accommodation

Medical Verification

Candidates with legally defined disabilities may request reasonable accommodations by notifying the Human Resources Department by the deadline date. Candidates will be required to supply documentation supporting the need for the accommodation when the request is made. Please complete the forms provided in the links above and email to
slever@4cd.edu


Quick Link http://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/6417 About Us

About the District
The mission of the Contra Costa Community College District is to transform lives by providing outstanding learning opportunities that nurture and empower all students to achieve their educational goals. The dedicated faculty, classified professionals and administrators in the District are committed to core values and action that promote excellence in learning and equitable student success. The District is committed to hiring and developing a diverse staff that understands that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive role models for all students; and creates an inclusive and supportive educational work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves.

Located in Contra Costa County, in the beautiful and diverse San Francisco East Bay area, the District serves the 1 million residents of the County through education, business partnerships and service in the community. The District first opened its doors in 1949 and is the second oldest and eighth largest multi-college community college district in California. The District consists of three colleges and two centers; Contra Costa College in San Pablo; Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill; Los Medanos College in Pittsburg; and the centers in Brentwood and San Ramon. The District Office located in downtown Martinez, supports the mission and functions of the colleges.

As evidenced by the rich diversity in Contra Costa County, the District enrolls a highly diverse student population. Serving over 52,088 students a year, in 2017-18 fiscal year the demographic make-up of the students was 10% Black/African American; 17% Asian/Pacific Islander; 33% Hispanic/Latino; 29% White/Caucasian; and 11% Other.

The District actively encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve the dynamic student population and work collaboratively with existing colleagues that are equally dynamic and diverse.

Contra Costa College
Contra Costa College is a dynamic, comprehensive community college with a diverse student population. The institution has served the communities of West Contra Costa County for more than 69 years. Most of the 10,500-plus students who attend the college come from local communities, but many also come from neighboring communities and from countries throughout the world. The college offers certificates and degree programs in 70 areas. It prepares students for immediate employment and for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Faculty and staff are proud to be affiliated with an institution that has a tradition of excellence and a reputation for educating students to live and work in a diverse global environment.

Diablo Valley College
DVC is committed to increasing student success. The college has distinguished itself as one of the nation’s most successful community colleges by offering incomparable transfer opportunities and exceptional career-technical programs. In both Pleasant Hill and San Ramon, a diverse student body engages with high-quality instruction and support services designed for excellence and equity in student learning. DVC’s career-technical programs keep pace with emerging technologies and skill requirements, while unparalleled transfer programs prepare students to be successful in four-year colleges and universities. DVC continuously ranks among the top transfer pathways to UC Berkeley.

Los Medanos College
Los Medanos College, opened in 1974, is the newest campus of the Contra Costa Community College District. The college prepares students to excel and succeed economically, socially and intellectually in an innovative, engaging and supportive learning environment. LMC provides quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities to serve the needs of a rapidly-growing and changing East County while enhancing the quality of life of the diverse communities it serves. Los Medanos College is known for its transferable general education program and career technical programs strongly connected with local business and industry. The college serves approximately 10,000 students.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach a resume and cover letter, and complete the supplemental questions within the application.

Required: Please complete the Supplemental Questions with a maximum of 1000 words.

Supplemental Question: Anthropologists study and compare human culture to understand the broad arc of human experience. How do you guide the development of cultural competency in a cultural anthropology course?

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * If you answered Other or Other Job Board, please elaborate:

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please respond to the following required Supplemental Questions addressing the minimum and desirable qualifications. The information provided in these questions will be used to determine which individuals will be invited for an interview. In order to receive every consideration in the selection process, you must complete ALL questions with concise but detailed answers and provide all requested information. Each answer will be evaluated separately. Be sure to clearly show on your application ALL previous work experience, education and training which qualifies you for this job. Referral to a resume or writing N/A in lieu of a response to any question on either the application or supplemental questionnaire is not an acceptable answer. Applicants submitting incomplete applications will be disqualified from consideration. Indicate 'Yes' that you have read and understand these instructions.
    • Yes, I have read and I understand the above instructions.
  3. * Tell us how you meet the minimum education requirement of: Master’s in Anthropology or Archaeology, OR Bachelor’s in either Anthropology or Archaeology AND Master’s degree in Sociology, Biological Sciences, Forensic Sciences, genetics or paleontology, OR the equivalent. (If you do not possess the listed degree, you must upload the equivalency form provided in the online application.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Anthropologists study and compare human culture to understand the broad arc of human experience. How do you guide the development of cultural competency in a cultural anthropology course?

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript (must show degree(s) conferred) or Application for Equivalency
Optional Documents
  1. Foreign Degree Evaluation Form (NACES Approved Agency)
  2. Application for Equivalency
  3. Unofficial Transcript 2
  4. Unofficial Transcript 3
  5. Unofficial Transcript 4


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