Adjunct Faculty - Ethnic Studies
Priority Application Date: October 31, 2023, open until filled.
Anticipated Start Date: January 16, 2024
Taft College is seeking a pool of qualified candidates with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and staff to provide high quality programs and services for our students. Teaching assignments may be temporary, part-time and/or on-call and may be immediate or as needed (as specified in Education Code 8748.25). We are seeking lecturers who have the ability to teach in the above area for inclusion in a pool for the 2024 Spring semester.
Note: Taft College offers courses on campus or online. Current adjunct teaching opportunities are for day or evening in-person courses.
The minimum qualifications for this adjunct lecturer pool can be met in one of three ways:
Master's in the ethnic studies field OR
A master's in American Studies/Ethnicity, Latino Studies, La Raza Studies, Central American Studies, Latin American Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Race and Ethnic Relations, Asian-American Studies, or African-American Studies OR
An Equivalency Determination may be submitted along with all application materials to be considered for this position if you do not meet the stated minimum qualifications. The Equivalency Determination document may be found on the Taft College website https://www.taftcollege.edu/about/campus-leadership/board-of-trustees/policies-procedures/_files/ch-7/AP-7211-FSA-Min-Quals-and-Equivalencies-8-31-21.pdf Please complete the last page of the policy and upload with your application.
Must show a demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
COMPENSATION $69.75-$81.96 per hour.
REQUIRED MATERIALS FOR APPLICATION:
Letter of Introduction describing how you match the minimum and desired qualifications.
A current Resume
Complete transcripts of all college/university coursework (unofficial is acceptable).
Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The West Kern Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District is dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination and, as such, is an equal opportunity employer. Veterans, women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.