Political Science Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool
Kern Community College District
Position Number: 02994
Posting Date: 12/16/2019
Position Closing Date: 6/30/2020
Initial Screening Date:
Open Until Filled: No
Position Type: Part-Time Academic
Rate: $60.00 per hour/Instructional
Work Week: Flexible, as needed
Sick Leave Only
This position is not eligible for health benefits.
College/Site: Bakersfield College
Location: BC-Main Campus
The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of Political Science courses.
This assignment may include teaching at other campus sites, day or evening classes, weekend classes, large classes, distance learning and multiple teaching methodologies. Other duties include: participation in student recruitment and articulation of transfer programs for the Social Science department; maintaining subject matter currency; developing and revising curriculum; using computer and multimedia technology; collegial participation in departmental, college and discipline-specific professional activities.
Education and Experience:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
Masters in Political Science, Government, or International Relations.
* Bachelors in any of the above AND Masters in Economics, History, Public Administration, Social Science, Sociology, and ethnic studies, JD, or LLB.
* Possession of a valid credential which authorizes full-time teaching of Political Science at the California Community College level;
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 an APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form.
* A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
Note: 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:
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 writing.
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 service students.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
Completed Online Application for Employment form
Copies of legible transcripts
List of six (6) professional references Listed on application form
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
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/13112. Emails will not be accepted.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.