Psychology Instructor

California, United States
$57,235.00 - $84,543.00
Apr 14, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Antelope Valley College


Psychology Instructor 

FT Faculty - 10 months

Salary: $57,235.07 - $84,543.93 Annually

Deadline: 4/30/2021 11:59 PM Pacific


Complete job description and application available online at:



Full-time teaching assignment in the Social and Behavioral Sciences division.



In addition to teaching 15 lecture hour equivalents per semester, full-time faculty are responsible for five office hour per week and preparation time, and are expected to participate in faculty/division meetings.


Full-time faculty also participate in curricular planning, student learning outcomes, program learning outcomes, development, assessment, and implementation; evaluation of educational programs; and college governance contributory to the attainment of the college's mission and strategic goals.


Instructors may be assigned a combination of daytime, evening, online and/or Saturday classes, as the college is dedicated to the educational success of a diverse student body with diverse needs.


Continued professional development through the Faculty Professional Development Program or other sources is expected.


Travel between District locations is also expected.



(Applicant must meet one of the following requirement)


Most current Minimum Qualifications for Faculty in California Community College: Master's in psychology OR Bachelor's in psychology AND Master's in counseling, sociology, statistics, neuroscience or social work OR the equivalent.


Antelope Valley College Equivalency: Equivalency not needed, per faculty division



AND a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (Assembly Bill 1725; Education Code 87360).



• Experience teaching psychology courses as well as courses focused on Alcohol & Other Drug Studies.

• Experience working in addiction-related programs, community and human services and/or social services.

• Experience or knowledge of Case Management, Laws, Chemical Dependency, Counseling, Ethics.

• Knowledge of state standards for AODS educational programs - including accreditation.

• Knowledge of state requirements for workers in AODS programs.

• Experience and commitment to advising and mentoring students related to career and transfer options, to include service-learning and field experiences.

• Experience integrating technology in the classroom and/or online teaching.

• Experience with incorporating equity strategies with a focus on diverse populations.

• Involvement with community organizations.

• Proficient with technology.

• Engaging, energetic, and motivated.

• Good Team player.

• Respectful and accepting of others.

• Responsible, reliable, hard-working.

• Cares about student learning, engagement and personal growth.

• Demonstrated enthusiasm and interest in working cooperatively with colleagues in multiple departments and in serving on college committees in a share governance organization.

• Ability to teach in an online environment.


For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.