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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This is a CONTINUOUS recruitment for an applicant POOL to fill temporary TERM Instructor assignments on an as-needed basis. Departments or Divisions will refer to the POOL of applications on file to fill temporary assignments as the need arises. You will be contacted by the hiring manager should the department/division be interested in scheduling an interview. AN APPLICATION IS VALID FOR ONE YEAR, AT WHICH TIME APPLICANTS WISHING TO REMAIN IN THE POOL MUST REAPPLY AND UPDATE THEIR INFORMATION.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number F0078
This position is open to Open to All Applicants
Position Title/Rank TERM INSTRUCTOR
Department Communications, Languages and Reading
Position Type Faculty
Employment Status Temporary
Salary TBD
Open Date 07/31/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Effective Date of Employment

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

Teach five (5) courses per regular semester that could include online courses and/or dual-credit/early college classes.

Demonstrate skill, knowledge, and abilities in the teaching discipline.

Teach assigned courses in a variety of times and locations in response to institutional need.

Make continuous efforts to advance the quality of instruction.

Develop and use a variety of teaching methods and materials to assist students who have differing educational and experiential backgrounds in meeting the course outcomes.

Maintain appropriate professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community.

Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course outcomes within the College grade and grade appeals procedures. Review, evaluate, recommend, and effectively use student learning materials.

Provide students with a written and accessible course syllabus that follows the Course Syllabus Guidelines and facilitates a clear understanding between student and instructor of the content, goals, requirements, expectations, evaluation methods and schedule of work.

Maintain a classroom environment that promotes teaching and learning.

Hold scheduled, posted virtual or physical office hours of at least one (1) hour daily and be available for and encourage conferences with students so there is a clearer understanding of the students’ work and the possibility of improvement.

Assist in academic advising of declared majors. Assist with marketing programs and recruiting students.

Review, evaluate, and revise assessments of program and institutional student learning outcomes and program practices to bring about action plans devised to implement systemic improvement in programs and assure compliance with professional standards, state-mandated guidelines, and requirements of business/industry and higher education.

Participate in the self- evaluation process. Establish goals and objectives which may include personal and professional development plans in consultation with the department chair. Maintain professional standards of competence in the discipline and teaching methodology through professional development/engagement activities.

ccept special assignments occasionally. Participate in scheduled institutional activities which include convocation and graduation ceremonies. Participate in department, divisional, and College meetings.

Participate in College-related activities such as registration and selection of faculty. Participate in activities required to maintain program and College accreditation standards. Participate in the College planning process by assisting in the formulation of goals and objectives and budget priorities. Meet professional assignments in accordance with the College calendar. Participate in business and/or community activities that promote the mission of the College.
Required Job Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Ability to plan course instruction based upon approved syllabus/ outline provided to insure course content and objectives are met.

Ability to utilize a variety of teaching styles and methods to accommodate diverse learning styles of students.

Successful college teaching experience is required. Successful experience utilizing instructional technologies, including computers, internet resources and other appropriate media in instruction.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to teach and communicate with students of varied multicultural backgrounds.

Knowledge of and commitment to teaching strategies and methods which enhance student success. Knowledge of a learning college and/or knowledge of learning communities.

Experience teaching college level online courses and/or documented successful training in a college online learning management system (e.g. Blackboard, Canvas).

Special Instructions to Applicants

This is a security-sensitive position. Employment resulting from this advertisement is subject to federal laws that require the verification of identity and the legal right to work in the United States. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background and reference checks. The College reserves the right to cancel or extend all recruitment actions. Del Mar College is an AA/EO employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The College is committed to diversity in its workforce.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the discipline?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents