Adjunct Assistant Professor in Liberal & Civic Studies (L&CS) Program, Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track
Saint Mary's College of California
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Liberal & Civic Studies (L&CS) Program
Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track
Saint Mary's College of California
Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job Type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Main Campus, 1928 Saint Mary's Road, Moraga, CA 94556, California
Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.
As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.
Liberal & Civic Studies is a longstanding interdisciplinary liberal arts major that emphasizes critical inquiry, civic and environmental responsibility, cultural awareness, ethical values, active global citizenship and self assessment. This program serves as the primary course of study for students pursuing careers in education – especially at the elementary level – and non-profit or community advocacy work. As an adjunct faculty member in the Liberal & Civic Studies Program, the successful candidate will help to support the core course offerings in the program, including L&CS 121 (Culture and Civic Responsibility), L&CS 122 (Environmental Responsibility in a Global Community), L&CS 123 (Modern Global Issues), L&CS 124 (Senior Capstone Project) and L&CS 130 (Assessment and Portfolio). The new faculty member may also have the opportunity to teach one or more partial credit service learning courses related to the themes outlined in the courses above, and to participate in reviewing and developing new curricula in the areas of social justice, community studies, and leadership theories and pedagogies.
•Teach five or more courses per academic year from the L&CS offerings listed above.
•Advise students on academic matters and course scheduling.
•Participate in program planning meetings.
The successful candidate may apply to teach in Saint Mary’s College’s signature programs: Collegiate Seminar and January Term.
Experience and Qualifications:
• PhD or other terminal degree. Emphasis on Education Studies and/or Leadership Studies, including teacher training, early childhood development, social justice pedagogy, diversity, multiculturalism or global leadership.
•At least three years of college-level classroom teaching or equivalent experience required.
•Demonstrated history of participation in or leadership of community engagement projects, service learning and/or community-based research.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Strong desire to contribute to Saint Mary's College in its threefold Catholic, Lasallian, and liberal arts traditions.
To apply, visit http://jobs.stmarys-ca.edu
Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.
Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act
Notification with regard to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act.
As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, Saint Mary’s College of California through its Department of Public Safety, annually provides notice and makes available copies of the Annual Security Report, to the campus community, prospective students, employees and the public. Each Security Report includes statistics for the past three years concerning crimes and incidents (whether they occurred on campus, in off-campus building and property owned or controlled by the College, or on public property adjacent to campus) reported to campus security authorities. Each Security Report also provides campus policies and practices concerning security – how to report sexual assaults and other crimes, crime prevention efforts, policies/laws governing alcohol and drugs, victims’ assistance programs, student discipline, college resources, and other matters. The Security Report is publicly available electronically or hard copy in the following ways: electronically: http://www.stmarysca.edu/about/safety/02report.pdf; in person: Department of Public Safety, Administrative Office, Assumption Hall: or by or by Mail or Telephone Request: Department of Public Safety, P.O. Box 3111, Moraga, CA 94575-3111 (925) 631-4052.
In addition, as provided by the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act, the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office maintains a Megan’s Law database of sex crime offenders, which information may be obtained from the Sheriff’s office located at 500 Court Street, Martinez, Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.
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