2022/2023 - Faculty (Associate) - Child Development and Teacher
Santa Rosa Junior College
Depends on Qualifications
Sonoma County, CA
Child Development and Teacher Education
Santa Rosa Junior College is currently accepting applications to
establish a pool for associate faculty assignments. Associate
assignments may be temporary, part-time and/or on-call and may be
immediate or as needed. This job posting is not for a specific
assignment or for a contract faculty position, but rather for a
pool of candidates who may be considered for part-time teaching or
allied faculty assignments. Allied faculty include counselors,
librarians, work experience faculty and other assignments.
We are seeking equity-minded faculty who are committed to educating
our diverse student population. SRJC supports equal access for all
students and multi-ethnic global perspectives and cultural
competencies. We value diversity that supports honesty and
integrity in an environment of collegiality and mutual respect and
compassion that includes civic engagement opportunities that
contribute to real world problem solving and empathy to identify
the challenges and address the needs of others. Candidates must
have demonstrated instructional skills to join our outstanding team
of faculty, staff and administrators to provide high quality
programs and services to our district, our community, and most
importantly to our students.
Santa Rosa Junior College has been an integral part of the Sonoma
County community and its rich history, beauty and culture for more
than 100 years. Many of SRJC's students are drawn to the college
for its academic excellence, superb faculty and staff,
comprehensive student services and beautiful grounds. SRJC's
mission is to passionately cultivate learning through the creative,
intellectual, physical, social, emotional, aesthetic and ethical
development of our diverse community. At SRJC, we value learning
Excellent and innovative instruction and support services;
A learning- and learner-centered environment;
A welcoming physical environment;
Equity-minded faculty and staff with a caring and supportive
attitude among faculty and staff;
Access to programs and courses that lead to transfer and/or
Access to lifelong learning opportunities
In 2021, SRJC served approximately 21,000 students each semester
and is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism.
SRJC is a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), reflecting
the great responsibility that the College has to the educational
attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. We
also support diverse learning communities including, APASS, HSI
Connections, Puente, Umoja. SRJC received the INSIGHT Into
Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for
the past three consecutive years and SRJC was the only California
Community College recipient of this award. This award recognizes
colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding
commitment to diversity and inclusion. The ideal candidate will
share SRJC's commitment to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable
learning community that engages the whole person.
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Provide excellent instruction and faculty support to students,
which may include evening, weekend, online or hybrid and/or
Provide academic assistance and related services to students
during scheduled office hours.
Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity,
sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college
students, faculty and staff
Maintain currency in field(s) of expertise.
Associate faculty focus primarily on providing instruction
and/or student services.
Associate faculty are typically not required to participate in
District or department service such as committee work, evaluations,
student learning outcomes assessment, and hiring committees, but
may be asked to perform these services for additional
For a detailed list of associate faculty job duties, please see
the All Faculty Association Contract, All Faculty Association Contract Article 17: Job
Descriptions. (Download PDF reader)
The examples of duties listed above are representative of those
that must be met by a faculty member to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential job functions.
Candidates who are recommended for the pool after committee
interviews will be added to the pool for disciplines interviewed
and deemed qualified for (screening/interviewing committees will
confirm disciplines that candidates are qualified for).
Applications are accepted for associate faculty pools on a
continuous basis. If the department has an immediate need to add
candidates to their pool, they will review applications. If the
department does not have an immediate need to add candidates to
their pool, applications remain in the queue for consideration
until the need arises. If selected for interview, candidates will
be invited to interview with a Screening and Interviewing
Committee. The Committee may include representatives consisting of
Faculty, Administrators, and Classified Professionals. Students may
also participate in the committee selection process as determined
by the Screening and Interviewing Committee. For candidates who are
recommended for the pool, references will be checked at any point
beyond the committee interview. If selected for the pool,
candidates remain in the pool for four years.
Santa Rosa Junior College does not reimburse candidates for
expenses related to associate faculty interviews. Requests for
remote interviews or other accommodations will be considered on a
If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a
disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please
contact Human Resources.
Child Development and Teacher Education department
We are accepting applications for Child Development and Teacher
Education instructors who have the ability to teach in one or more
of the following areas:
The Child Development and Teacher Education program's mission is to
prepare a diverse population of students to educate and care for
young children, to support families, and to contribute to the early
childhood community. Our department consists of the Child
Development instructional program and our demonstration Children's
Center lab, which provides a high quality early childhood
development program to support the needs of children and families,
the ongoing development of staff, and the education of students.
Our academic and career education program prepares students through
coursework and practical experience to work with young children and
their families in a variety of roles and settings, and provides
coursework to meet certificate, state permit, and Child Development
and Early Childhood Education for Transfer Major requirements. Our
department offers coursework for students pursuing a variety of
educational pathways, including certificates, AA, AS, and BA
degrees, and career advancement.
Demonstrated commitment to valuing and promoting diversity,
equity, inclusion and anti- racism.
English/Spanish bilingual and biliteracy skills.
- Developmental Stages of Childhood
- Child, Family and Community Interrelationships
- Early education programs and curriculum
- Observation and assessment of young children
- Children with Special Needs
- Developmental Trends of Infants/Toddlers
- Health & Safety
- Introduction to Early Childhood Education
- Management of ECE Programs
- Culturally responsive family partnerships
- Multicultural Education
- Introduction to Elementary Education
Master's in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Human
Development, Home Economics/Family and Consumer Studies with a
specialization in Child Development/Early Childhood Education or
Educational Psychology with a specialization in Child
Development/Early Childhood Education OR Bachelor's in any of the
above AND Master's in Social Work, Educational Supervision,
Elementary Education, Special Education, Psychology,
Bilingual/Bicultural Education, Life Management/Home Economics,
Family Life studies or Family and Consumer studies OR the
equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community
College Instructor's Credential in Nursery School and Pre-school
Education, or Professional Education.
A sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of
community college students.
Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications exactly as
listed above for disciplines of interest, or they must file for
equivalency in order to be considered. Candidates who are
requesting equivalency consideration are responsible for
documenting all course work, degree programs and related
professional experience at the time of application. For questions
regarding the equivalency process, please contact Human Resources
Legenia Gonzalez (email@example.com)
Please also see the Equivalency Guide for Faculty Applicants
and the Faculty Minimum Qualifications Self-Evaluation
Checklist for more information.
In order to be considered for this associate faculty pool,
applicants must provide the following:
- A completed Santa Rosa Junior College/GovernmentJobs.com
Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions.
Please note resumes are not a substitute for completing the "Work
Experience" section of the employment application. Applications
will be considered incomplete if no work experience is listed, or
if other required application fields are missing or
- Contact information (phone number and email address) for three
- A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the associate
faculty pool, including how you meet the minimum and preferred
requirements and are qualified to perform the essential functions
as listed in this section of the job posting.
- Current Resume.
- A 500-word response to the diversity prompt below:
Please provide two or three examples of your ideas and/or
experiences in creating, modifying, and/or performing one or more
of the following to meet the needs of a diverse student
Training, background, coursework and/or professional
6. Copies of transcripts of all college-level coursework, including
confirmation of degrees. If selected for the position, official
transcripts must be submitted prior to employment. Unofficial
copies (both sides) will be accepted if the unofficial document
includes a seal, watermark, or other proof that the document was
provided by an educational institution.
If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United
States, applicant must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign
degree(s) at the time of application.
SRJC only accepts foreign transcripts that have been evaluated
by a credential evaluation service accredited by the National
Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). For a full
list of accepted evaluation services, please see NACES.
For further details on SRJC requirements on Foreign Degrees,
please see Foreign Degree Requirements.
7. If you do not possess minimum qualifications as noted under the
Minimum Qualifications Section of the job posting, you must
complete and attach the Faculty Equivalency Application (Download PDF
and supporting documents, including narrative synopsis,
to your employment application in order to be considered. Please
see the SRJC Faculty Equivalency Procedures
, the Equivalency Guide for Faculty Applicants
and the Faculty Minimum Qualifications Self-Evaluation
for more information.
8. If applicable, copy of California Community College Credential
PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Starting Hourly Rate: Please see our hourly salary schedules or contact Human
Resources for more information.
For Unit A (AFA) Faculty, salary placement may be based on
academic background, vocational experience, and teaching experience
depending on discipline and as documented in application materials.
Initial Step placement will be at Step 1 pending evaluation of
experience as outlined in the AFA Contract Article 27. (Download PDF
Sick Leave Accrual: Associate faculty accrue sick leave on a
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MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA
PHONE: (707) 527-4954
EMAIL: Please contact Legenia Gonzalez at firstname.lastname@example.org
The office is located in the Bussman Hall Annex on the Santa Rosa
campus. All documents included in your online employment
application become the property of the District. Your employment
application for this opening will not automatically be considered
for future openings. New employment application(s) must be
submitted for each opening.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):
- In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof
of eligibility to work in the United States;
- Must be fingerprinted in California and have background
clearance (at applicant's expense); and
- Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years
- Within 6 months of employment, must complete required District
trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter.
- Employees who work on-site or access District facilities:
Beginning January 1, 2022: provide proof of full vaccination. For
more details, see vaccination mandate.
Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Jeanne
Sonoma County Junior College District's annual security report
includes statistics for the previous three years concerning
reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus
buildings or property owned or controlled by Sonoma County Junior
College District; and on public property within, or immediately
adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also
includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as
policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the
reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. Link to read or obtain a full copy of this
. Paper copies of the full report are available upon
request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963
or by visiting the Sonoma County Junior College District Police
Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa
The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on
the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin,
ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental
disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status,
sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic
information or sexual orientation in any of its policies,
procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against
any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their
age. This non- discrimination policy covers admission, access and
treatment in District programs and activities-- including but not
limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services
and athletics--and application for District employment.
SRJC Strategic Plan
VISION: SRJC aspires to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable
learning community that engages the whole person.
MISSION: SRJC passionately cultivates learning through the
creative, intellectual, physical, social, emotional, aesthetic and
ethical development of our diverse community.
We focus on student learning by preparing students for
transfer; by providing responsive career and technical education;
and by improving students' foundational skills.
We provide a comprehensive range of student development
programs and services that support student success and enrich
We support the economic vitality, social equity and
environmental stewardship of our region.
We promote personal and professional growth and cultivate joy
at work and in lifelong learning.
We foster critical and reflective civic engagement and
thoughtful participation in diverse local and global
We regularly assess, self-reflect, adapt, and continuously
Equal Employment Opportunity
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from
diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive
recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that
begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application
for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each
position/assignment. Because the ability to serve students from
broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is
a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively encourages
applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity
brings to a professional educational community.
The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity
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