Antelope Valley College
Communication Studies Instructor FT Faculty -10
Salary: $57,235.07 - $84,543.93 Annually
Deadline: 9/8/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Complete job description and application available
online at: http://188.8.131.52/counter.php?id=206159
The position is a full-time teaching assignment in the Rhetoric
& Literacy division.
• In addition to teaching 15 lecture hour equivalents per
semester, full-time faculty are responsible for five office hours
per week and preparation time, and are expected to
participate in faculty / division meetings and yearly program
• Full-time faculty also participate in curricular planning,
student learning outcomes: data collection and writing action
plans, 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,
and/or Saturday classes, as the college is dedicated to the
educational success of a diverse student body with diverse
• Continued professional development through the Faculty
Professional Development Program or other sources is required.
• Travel between District locations may be required.
(Applicant must meet one of the following)
• Most current Minimum Qualifications for Faculty in California
Community Colleges: Master's in speech, speech broadcasting,
telecommunications, rhetoric, communications, communication
studies, speech communication, or organizational communication OR
Bachelor's in any of the above AND Master's in drama/theater arts,
mass communication, or English.
• Antelope Valley College Equivalency: No Equivalency per
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
Preference will be given to those candidates who establish the
highest level of professional competency as evidenced by any or all
of the following:
• Successful experience teaching Communication Studies at the
community college level.
• A strong "generalist background" and teaching experience in
the field of Communication Studies to include public speaking.
• Teaching experience and academic background in one or more of
the following: argumentation and debate, media studies, public
relations, interpersonal communication, small group communication,
• Demonstrates effectiveness as a classroom instructor.
• Knowledge of diverse learning styles and teaching pedagogies
as well as, experience in teaching students from diverse
ethnic and cultural backgrounds and widely varying levels of
• A commitment to the mission of community colleges and to
teaching at the community college level of higher education.
• Demonstrates experience in: developing and revising
curriculum, assessing student learning outcomes, and
participating in program review documents.
• Ability to collaborate with colleagues to promote and
implement innovative ideas and a shared vision for the
Communication Studies program for the benefit of students.
• Working knowledge of computer technology and software such as
Canvas or other similar Learning Management Systems, and Zoom or
other similar online communication software.
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 https://www.avc.edu/administration/hr/employment
or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311;
Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster,