Agriculture - Animal Science Instructor (One or More
Kern Community College District
Position Closing Date:
Initial Screening Date:
Open Until Filled:
This is a ten-month (175-day) faculty
$120,844.64 annually (maximum entry
$94,668.78 per year)
Kern Community College District provides a rich health and welfare
benefits offering to our employees, including Health, Dental,
Vision, Life Insurance, and Long-term Disability. In addition to
the above benefits, the District also offers a robust voluntary
- Flex 125 Additional products and services through American
- Supplemental voluntary life insurance
- Tax Shelter Annuities
The District participates in the State Teacher’s Retirement System
(STRS) for faculty. Employees covered under the State Teacher’s
Retirement System (STRS), are vested 100% after five years of full
time service credit.
All coverages begin on the first day of the month following
the hire date.
Benefit Website Link: Benefits
Bakersfield College is seeking dedicated, experienced, and
motivated individuals to provide leadership, engagement, and
discipline expertise in continuing to move the program forward in
innovative ways. As a full time faculty member at Bakersfield
College, successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to
student success through teaching and learning excellence. The
successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a
full range of Animal Science courses. This assignment may include
teaching courses at various locations, different times, and with
different modalities. Bakersfield College offers college courses in
the greater Bakersfield area, rural communities, correctional
facilities and high schools using the following modalities:
traditional, face-to-face, online and interactive broadcasts. Other
duties include: participation in student recruitment and
articulation, transfer programs; maintaining subject matter
currency; developing and revising curriculum; using computer and
technology; assessment of learning outcomes; collegial
participation in departmental, college and discipline-specific
Education and Experience:
Bachelor degree and 2
years related professional experience; OR -
Associate degree and 6 years related professional experience;
OR - The equivalent.
Certain combinations of education, experience, and other
accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated
minimum qualifications for these positions. Candidates who feel
they possess such equivalent qualifications must request and submit
APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE
form. Supporting documents must be
included with the completed form. AND
demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic,
socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with
Degrees and credits must be from accredited
institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country
other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain,
must be evaluated by an evaluation service.
Note: The screening of candidates
will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee
reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted.
Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure
the applicant of an interview.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge and Abilities:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
First Review of Applications: Complete
application packets will be accepted until the position is filled;
but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard
Time) on July 14, 2021 are assured consideration.
The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate
the recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
- Commitment to student learning.
- Awareness of the College mission, vision, and values.
- Sensitivity to students with a wide range of skills,
motivations, and academic goals.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in
- Knowledge of computers and willingness to experiment using
multimedia instructional materials.
- Commitment to working effectively and harmoniously with
colleagues in an environment that promotes teaching, learning and
• Completed Online Application for Employment form
• Current resume • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
• Statement of personal philosophy of teaching
• Copies of legible transcripts
• List of six (6) professional references, of which two (2) must be
from recent supervisors - Listed on application form
• Copy of sample syllabi
It is the applicant’s responsibility to redact (or remove) any
personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This
includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of
Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees
from colleges or universities outside of the United States must
have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that
is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation
Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC.
(ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in
the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the
EEO Plan 2018-2021
Note: The District is strongly committed to achieving staff
diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The
District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not
discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age,
gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity,
color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual
orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability,
pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of
the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a
person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived
characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal,
state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or
Discrimination Free Work Environment
The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization
to work in the United States. Work authorization should be
established at the time of application submission.
All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/15609
Emails will not be accepted.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community
College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to