COMMUNICATION STUDIES INSTRUCTOR
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
Close/First Review Date:
San Jose City College
This faculty position is a full-time, 100% FTE (10 Months) Tenure
Track position as Instructor of Communication Studies in the
Division of Language Arts located at San Jose City College.
Assignment may include day and evening responsibilities.
This position is represented by the San Jose/Evergreen Federation
of Teachers, AFT 6157.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Advice student clubs (CSP) and participate and
represent the department at events.
2. Foster a professional work and collaborative learning
3. Teach courses in assigned discipline by communicating subject
matter clearly and effectively.
4. Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and
different learning styles.
5. Demonstrate commitment to professional development, including
but not limited to activities such as: participation in
professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in
professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic
work, participation in statewide committees or organizations,
6. Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students and staff of
diverse racial, ethnic, academic and socio economic backgrounds,
sexual orientation, and disabilities by showing respect for
differences and the dignity of others.
7. Participate in faculty responsibilities such as: course and
curriculum development and review, student learning outcomes and
assessment, program review, committees, research and special
projects as needed in the discipline/department or district.
8. Attend and participate in department, division and college
meetings and keep posted office hours.
9. Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g. grades, census,
reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions.
10. Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by
California Education Code and Board policy.
11.Perform other duties as required by the Collective Bargaining
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
1. Master’s in Speech, Speech Broadcasting, Telecommunications,
Communication Studies, Speech Communication or Organizational
Bachelor’s in any of the above
Master’s in Drama/ Theater Arts, Mass Communication or
1. Experience in collegiate forensics.
2. Experience in designing and/or teaching Communication to
non-native English speakers.
3. Experience teaching Organizational Communication Focus and
Intercultural Communication courses.
4. Experience in adopting and implementing Distance Education
5. A minimum of 2 years of teaching college level courses.
6. Bilingual abilities, desirable.
District’s Diversity Requirements
- Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the
diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual
orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups
historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced
- Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major
duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in
the District’s hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent
transferable skills to do so.
$81,767 to $112,242 Entry Level Annual Salary (10 Month Academic
Salary Schedule 2021-2022); Maximum Salary Potential $145,632.
Note: Actual Salary placement is based on candidate's verified
education and experience.
Excellent fringe benefit package includes a pension, medical,
dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance
for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection.
Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible
Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts.
Faculty also receive paid sick leave.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and
apply on line at the following link: https://sjeccd.peopleadmin.com/
About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who
are passionate about providing our student population with the best
educational experience possible. The District recognizes that
cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic
excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding;
provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an
inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its
employees, students, and the community it serves.
As of fall 2017, with enrollment of approximately 18,500 per
semester, and an extremely diverse student population
(Hispanic/Latino 44%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific
Islander 32%, American Indian/Native American 0.5%, White/Caucasian
11%) attaining educational goals reflecting 45% - AA Degree and
Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the District’s emphasis
on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the
The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as
colleagues to an existing diverse group of managers, supervisors
and confidential staff consisting of 29 % Hispanic/Latino, 13%
Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 23%
White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all
qualified, outstanding applicants.