State Center Community College District
Closing Date: 4/3/2017 at 11:55 PM
Campus Location: Reedley College
Start Date: 08/10/2017
Include but are not limited to teaching the full complement of courses in philosophy (Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Logic, Symbolic Logic, Ethics, Honors Ethics, World Religions, and Critical Thinking), which may include assignments in a variety of instructional settings and times, including evening, Saturdays, online or off-campus; evaluating adjunct instructors; collecting data on student learning outcomes; curriculum and program development, including program review and the development and assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs, and using the results to improve teaching and learning; participating in the accreditation process; communicating effectively with students and staff; advising students; participating in department, division, college, and district committees; working with community and campus organizations; participating in appropriate professional meetings and workshops; cooperating with colleagues in scheduling classes; making recommendations to the college administration regarding scheduling and staffing of philosophy courses; assist in the advancement of the institutional mission and goals; and otherwise fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of instructors as required by Administrative Regulation 7122.
Include an earned masters degree in philosophy; OR bachelors degree in philosophy and masters degree in humanities or religious studies; OR a valid California Community College credential; OR the equivalent education and/or experience (requires an equivalency); AND demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Include experience teaching philosophy at the post-secondary level; related work experience; experience teaching logic, both traditional Aristotelian logic and twentieth-century symbolic logic; strength in the history of philosophy, including preparation in such primary philosophers as Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Descartes, Locke, and Kant; strength in ancient philosophy sufficient to develop a course in ancient philosophy; experience teaching contemporary moral problems; experience teaching critical reasoning and writing; experience in diverse methods of teaching philosophy including incorporating instructional technologies into the classroom and integrating online resources into instruction; evidence of commitment to continued professional development in philosophy; experience working with students of various ages and diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds; and potential for contribution to institutional vitality and growth.
Conditions of Employment:
177 duty days.
Salary and Benefits:
Starting salary is $54,029- $81,342 based on education and experience. A doctoral stipend of $2,021 is available. In addition, the District offers an attractive fringe benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee and dependents, and life insurance. Employees are also members of the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS).
Applications will be screened to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.From the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents, a selection committee will determine the candidates who are best qualified based on the minimum and desirable qualifications. They will be invited to interview.The selection committee will rate responses to the interview questions, teaching demonstration and writing prompt (if applicable). Based on this rating, a small number of applicants will be selected as the recommended candidates. These candidates will be forwarded to the Vice President of Instruction and College President for final interviews. A hiring recommendation will be made by the College President and forwarded to the Board of Trustees of State Center Community College District for final approval.State Center Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. It is our pledge to treat all applicants fairly and equitably in the recruitment and selection process. We endeavor to be a service-minded organization and respond to the needs of our applicants.For more information, contact the Academic Human Resources Office, 1525 E. Weldon Avenue, Fresno, California, 93704, (559) 244-5900. For information on Reedley College or State Center Community College District, visit our website at www.scccd.edu. Please refer to Position No. 3525.Submission of application and related materials is the applicants responsibility and must be submitted through the districts online applicant portal. The District reserves the right to re-advertise or to delay indefinitely the filling of a position if it is deemed that the applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available. All application materials are subject to verification. False statements may be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.scccd.edu
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