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Subject Area Supervisor, World Languages

Employer
San Jose State University
Location
San Jose, California, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 6, 2024

Job Details






Department Summary

World Languages & Literatures Department faculty are highly qualified, international, accomplished and dedicated teachers and scholars who prepare students to become tomorrow’s productive citizens in an increasingly multicultural, multilingual global community. We actively support study abroad, clubs and other organizations related to world languages and international studies at San José State University. The Department promotes proficiency in languages, knowledge of cultures and literatures and a genuine appreciation of differences and similarities shared among peoples and nations. We offer minor, B.A., M.A. and single subject teaching credential programs in a variety of world languages.

For more information, visit www.sjsu.edu/wll.

Brief Description of Duties
  • Assessing subject matter competency, providing feedback on how to attain subject matter competency, and re-checking subject matter competency of all subject-area applicants to the program and in the credential program. Interviewing and conducting initial credential program advising with all subject-area applicants to the program. Working with the Field Placement Coordinator in the College of Education to vet potential mentor teachers, make placements for teacher candidates, and monitor their progress. Teaching the following courses in the Department of World Languages and Literatures: FLED 184Y (Student Teaching II - Classroom Teaching), FLED 184Z (Student Teaching III - Classroom Teaching), FLED 285 (Student Teaching Seminar in Foreign Language Education), and FLED 380 (Teaching Foreign Languages).
  • Collaborating with the Teacher Education Department Office and the College of Education Field Office to plan supervision loads. Communicating with the TED Office regarding projected and actual enrollments in methods and seminar/colloquium. Collaborating with the College of Education Field Office to address any issues that arise for teacher candidates, supervisors, and/or mentor teachers in the field. Consulting with the College of Education Field Office on improvement plans for teacher candidates about whom concerns have been raised. Consulting with the College of Education Field Office on remediation plans for students who receive NC for student teaching.
  • Attending monthly meetings of the Single Subject Credential Program, including preparation and presentation of related tasks. Assisting both pre-service and in-service teachers to find jobs. Working with the College of Education Program Advisor and TED Chair to develop and implement new policies, procedures, curriculum, and assessments particularly as they relate to methods coursework, supervision of teacher candidates, and CalTPA. Recruiting, hiring, and retaining instructors for supervision, seminar/colloquium, and methods. May manage other supervisors, including workload assignments, monitoring work, and writing evaluations.
Required Qualifications
  • MA or BA and a minimum of 5 years of relevant college or university-level teaching experience relevant to program needs;
  • California Clear Single Subject Teaching Credential in a relevant world language (Mandarin Chinese, French, Japanese, Spanish);
  • Experience teaching at the secondary level.
  • Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience coaching and mentoring student teachers, interns or beginning teachers
  • Experience working in settings characterized by cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity
  • Experience with the Performance Assessment for California Teachers (PACT) or other teacher performance assessments.
Compensation

Compensation and salary range placement are determined by qualifications and experience. To learn more about range placement, please see University Policy S21-2 .

Anticipated starting salary:

L-A / Range 2 - $5007 - $5675
L-B / Range 3 - $5925 - $7125
L-C / Range 4 - $6500 - $8982
L-D / Range 5 - $8184 - $9854

Range salaries above are the anticipated monthly salary rate of full-time AY faculty--part-time rates are prorated. There are 6 monthly payments per semester (full-time AY annual salary = rate x 12). See the Faculty Salary Schedule for more information.

Application Procedure

Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
This is a continuing open position.

Employment Conditions

Faculty employees must complete CSU employee training as assigned and required based on their role (e.g., preventing discrimination and harassment, gender equity and Title IX, health and safety). Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and CSU systemwide policy, the faculty member in this position will subject to ongoing review for designation as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). Individuals designated as Campus Security Authorities are required to immediately report Clery incidents to the institution and to complete Clery Act training as determined by the University Clery Director. Questions regarding CSA designation and training can be sent to the Clery Director at clerycompliance@sjsu.edu . The President may recommend or require compliance with safety measures that decrease the likelihood of COVID-19 transmission or illness and allows the core mission and activities of the campus to continue.

Conditional Offer

The work for this faculty position is located in the State of California and requires commuting to the campus. Employment is contingent upon US residence and proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Offers of employment are conditional, and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Appointment is contingent upon budget and enrollment considerations and subject to order of assignment provisions in the collective bargaining agreement between California State University and California Faculty Association. These provisions state the order in which available courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenure line faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.

San José State University: Silicon Valley's Public University

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley—one of the most innovative and diverse regions in the world— San José State University is the founding campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system and the first public university in the West. Recognized as a national leader in transformative higher education, San José State University is an essential contributor to the economic, cultural, and social development of Silicon Valley, the Bay Area, and California. SJSU ranks high nationally in research funding and is second highest in research productivity in the CSU system. Cutting-edge research, combined with world-class scholarship, student-centered learning opportunities, and experiential and interdisciplinary programs, allows SJSU to provide transformative opportunities that advance the public good locally and globally.

San José State enrolls more than 36,000 students — many are historically underserved, and around 45% are first-generation and 38% are Pell-recipients. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution. The university’s commitment to social justice extends from its vibrant, inclusive campus to an international network of over 275,000 alumni. As such, San José State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and community can benefit from different and divergent cultural and identity perspectives.

Equal Employment Statement

San José State University prohibits discrimination on the basis of Age, Ancestry, Caste, Color, Disability, Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Expression, Gender Identity, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Medical Condition, Military Status, Nationality, Race, Religion, Religious Creed, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Sex Stereotype, and Veteran Status. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Housing Fire Safety Notification

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Annual Security Report (ASR) is also now available for viewing at https://www.sjsu.edu/clery/docs/SJSU-Annual-Security-Report.pdf. The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and Sexual Assault prevention information, and information about drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery crimes for San José State University locations for the three most recent calendar years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the Office of the Clery Director by phone at 408-924-1501 or by email at clerycompliance@sjsu.edu.

Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the Annual Fire Safety Report (AFSR) is also available for viewing at https://www.sjsu.edu/clery/docs/SJSU-Annual-Fire-Safety-Report.pdf . The purpose of this report is to disclose statistics for fires that occurred within SJSU on-campus housing facilities for the three most recent calendar years, and to distribute fire safety policies and procedures intended to promote safety on Campus. A paper copy of the AFSR is available upon request by contacting the Housing Office by phone at 408-795-5600 or by email at uhs-frontdesk@sjsu.edu.

Advertised: March 06, 2024 (9:00 AM) Pacific Standard Time
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San Jose State University

As one of the most transformative universities in the nation, San José State is ready for big change. As part of Transformation 2030, SJSU's strategic plan, the campus community is dedicated to realizing the university's potential as a nationally prominent urban public university. San José State provides a comprehensive university education, granting bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in 250 areas of study. With approximately 36,000 students and nearly 4,300 employees, SJSU is an essential partner in the economic, cultural and social development of Silicon Valley and California. 

In collaboration with nearby industries and communities, SJSU faculty and staff are dedicated to achieving the university's mission as a responsive institution of the state of California: To enrich the lives of its students, to transmit knowledge to its students along with the necessary skills for applying it in the service of our society, and to expand the base of knowledge through research and scholarship.

Founded in 1857, San José State's history began before the Civil War, as the first State Normal School, which trained teachers who educated the people of a young California. Now, SJSU is a dynamic comprehensive university that anchors the 10th largest city in the United States, and Spartans are found around the globe. 

Faculty members combine research, scholarship and creative activity with industry or practical experience—incubating a problem-solving and entrepreneurial mindset. 

Joining the SJSU community means becoming part of an organization that has worldwide impact. Along with its rich history, SJSU is a dynamic and diverse community in the heart of downtown San José. Embark on your future at SJSU!

As employees of the California State University (CSU), you have a comprehensive program of health benefits including medical, dental, vision, flexible benefits programs and more available to you and, in many instances, your family. Additionally, you may be eligible to extend your health, dental and vision benefits to dependents up to age 26.

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