San Joaquin Delta Community College District is seeking an adjunct
faculty member in communication studies. The ideal candidate will
share in the college's commitment to educating a racially and
socioeconomically diverse student population.
San Joaquin Delta Community College District, as part of our
Vision, “promotes a climate of respect and authentic engagement. We
are culturally responsive to the needs of our diverse student body.
We strive to increase and sustain equitable outcomes for all
students. We recruit and retain quality employees who are
reflective of our students and the community we serve, in addition
to providing all personnel with equity and diversity
San Joaquin Delta College is a proud Chicanx/Latinx and
Hispanic-Serving Institution, Asian American and Native American
Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, and Minority Serving
Institution, serving over 25,000 students primarily in the
California Central Valley. The student population is as follows by
ethnicity: Latinx (48.36%), Asian/Filipino/Pacific Islander
(20.57%), White (16.31%), Black/African American (7.63%), American
Indian (0.29%), two or more races (5.43%) and unknown (1.41%).
Further student demographic data (including disaggregated data) can
be found at this link:
San Joaquin Delta College works to create an inclusive environment
that provides a safe-haven regardless of citizenship status for
international, immigrant, undocumented, AB540 eligible, formerly
and currently incarcerated, veteran, re-entry, LGBTQIA+ students
and students of various learning styles.
Under the general supervision of the assigned TrAC Dean, the
Professor will teach classes in communication studies. The
successful candidate will provide evidence of knowledge and
understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, and academic diversity
within community college populations; the candidate also will show
knowledge and understanding of how these factors relate to the need
for equity-minded and culturally-responsive practices in the
community college setting.
Responsibilities and Duties
Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to,
- Conduct and organize classes at the instructional level to meet
the educational requirements stated in the course description and
the course information outlines.
- Advise and assist students in achieving stated course
objectives and student learning outcomes.
- Evaluate the progress of each student; connect students to
appropriate campus-support services.
- Select textbooks, audiovisual and other instructional materials
that support the learning environment and are reflective of the
college's mission of equity-minded education.
- Maintain currency in your field.
- Maintain necessary records of student enrollment, attendance,
progress, and grades; prepare and submit required reports to the
- Report to management any condition that might jeopardize the
health or safety of students or the public.
- Be familiar with and act in accordance with the Education Code
and San Joaquin Delta Community College District policies and
- Participate in departmental, divisional, advisory, and
campus-wide committees as part of the shared-governance process and
service area needs of the District.
- Plan and complete approved professional development flex
activities each semester/year.
- Work collaboratively with the college to promote student equity
- Provide guidance and direction to Readers, as needed.
- Perform other necessary duties as specified in the faculty
contract and outlined in Board Policy.
Master’s in speech, speech broadcasting, telecommunications,
rhetoric, communication, communication studies, speech
communication or organizational communicationORBachelor’s in any of
the aboveANDMaster’s in drama/ theater arts, mass communicationor
EnglishOR the equivalent
- Demonstrated sensitivity to race, ethnicity, color, religious
creed, sex, gender expression, gender identity, age, national
origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation,
military status, prior contact with the criminal legal system, or
any other basis prohibited by law.
- Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and
techniques to different student abilities, learning styles,
cultures, and groups mentioned above.
- Demonstrated experience teaching in a variety of settings,
including but not limited to online, dual enrollment, and large
lectures. A willingness to develop and utilize instructional
materials, including lectures and labs for multiple
- Ability to use innovative and creative teaching techniques
(lecture and labs) and equipment such as multimedia hardware,
current applications, learning management systems, and online