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History Instructor (Emphasis: South Asian History - Part-Time/Adjunct Faculty Pool)
San Jose-Evergreen Community College District in San Jose, California
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Date Posted 09/21/2015
Faculty-Liberal Arts-History
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Information
Does this position accept online applications?
Opportunity Type:


Note: Part-Time/Adjunct Faculty positions applications are continually accepted by the District and will be added to the application pool for review by hiring authorities on an as-needed basis. Should you be invited for an interview, you will be contacted by a District's representative.  
Working Title:
History Instructor (Emphasis: South Asian History - Part-Time/Adjunct Faculty Pool)  
Posting Date:
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
First Review Date (if Open Until Filled):
If No, please specify
Posting Number:
Work Location
Evergreen Valley College / San Jose City College  
Humanities and Social Sciences  
Position status:
Academic Position Type:
Faculty Adjunct/Part-Time Non-Tenure Track Position  
Academic Position Term:
Salary Range:
Adjunct salary range is based on a load percentage of the full-time salary schedule. 

An example of the range based on equivalent meeting hours per week is 15% lab and 20% lecture: 
a. LAB: $3,398.40 - $4,359.00 (based on 15% load, 1 unit) (2008-09 Adjunct Lab Salary Schedule) 
b. LECTURE: $3,825.00 - $4,906.20 (based on 20% load, 3 Units) (2008-09 Adjunct Lecture Salary Schedule)  
Benefits Available:
Not applicable  
Employment Start Date:
Spring 2010 Semester or as soon as possible  
Message from the Chancellor
Position Summary
Adjunct faculty is needed to teach one History course (South Asian History Since 1947). The course meets on Wednesday nights from 6 PM to 9:15 PM. The course begins on February 1, 2010 and ends on May 28, 2010. 

This is an adjunct/part-time instructor position at Evergreen Valley College (for spring 2010 semester) and at San Jose City College (as needed). 

The assignment may include day, evening and weekend responsibilities. This position is represented by the Faculty Association Unit, AFT 6157.  
Position Purpose:
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District is seeking part-time instructors to teach classes in the various disciplines on an as needed basis.  
Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties and responsibilities include but are not necessarily limited to: 

1. Teach course assignments to include, but not limited to, pre-collegiate and transfer level. 
2. Maintain currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of responsibility. 
3. Communicate subject matter clearly, correctly and effectively. 
4. Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles. 
5. Teach students effectively. 
6. Use methods and materials appropriate to the subject matter. 
7. Use appropriate preparation and organizational skills in area of assignment. 
8. Demonstrate commitment to professional development 
9. Meet contractual obligations. 
10. Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientation and disabilities. 
11. Work cooperatively within the college community with students, staff, faculty and administrators. 
12. Foster a professional working environment. 
13. Use effective communication skills. 
14. Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity, a respect for differences and the dignity of others. 
15. Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by California Education Code and Board policy. 
16. Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g., grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions. 
17. Maintain appropriate office hours.  
Duties and Responsibilities Continued:
Not applicable  
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Not applicable  
Physical Demands
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Master's in history OR Bachelor's in history AND Master's in political science, humanities, geography, area studies, women's studies, social science, or ethnic studies OR The equivalent (See Equivalency Section for Instructions). 

2. Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the students we serve; and sensitivity to and knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination. 

3. Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District's hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.  
Special Licenses, Certificates, etc.:
Desired Qualifications:
Not applicable  
Job Category
Adjunct/Part-Time Faculty  
Classified Position type:
Not Applicable  
Classified Position term:
Not Applicable  
Equivalency Information:
Equivalency: Applicants (Both internal and external) applying under equivalency bear the full responsibility of submitting the District's Equivalency Application with details and evidence of the factors (academic preparation and/or experience) they believe to be equivalent of the required qualifications for this positions. Application(s) for equivalency are required for any of the following reasons: 
1. degrees are not in exact discipline required; 
2. degree is in progress; 
3. degrees were earned at a college/university not accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U. S. Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation and/or the U. S. Department of Education; and/or 
4. degrees were earned at a college/university outside of the U.S. (Candidates with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to U. S. degrees by a certified U. S. credential review service and attach to the District Equivalency Application. Simple translation of the language on foreign diplomas, transcripts, coursework, or similar will NOT suffice; thus will cause the application packet to be judged as incomplete.) 

More equivalency information, along with the District Application form, can be obtained at 

If equivalency for this discipline has been granted by any campus at SJECCD, you must attach written evidence of the equivalency approval to your application whether or not you are a current SJECCD employee. Failure to provide this written evidence by the closing date will cause your application packet to be considered as incomplete and will not receive further considerations. No exception.  
Application Procedures, Notes and Contact Information
Interested applicants MUST SUBMIT ONLINE ALL of the following materials as prompted via the following URL: (Click "Apply for this Posting"): 
1. A completed online San Jose/Evergreen Community College District ADJUNCT FACULTY POSITION APPLICATION 
(Must state how you meet ALL the minimum qualifications in EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE as described in the job announcement minimum qualifications section. Also, state how you meet other qualifications) 
4. TRANSCRIPT(S) (unofficial or official copies) for stated degrees having the degree confer/award dates circled. Official transcripts will be required prior to employment start date should the position be offered. 
5. DISTRICT EQUIVALENCY APPLICATION, if applicable, and supporting documentation. If you have previously taught in the District and received equivalency, obtain verification and attach. Verification is required. 

If you do not have an electronic version of the transcript, you can get it scanned at Kinkos, Office Max, Office Depot, Staples, etc., then attach the electronic version of your transcript to this online application. 

1. Application materials must include: a. ADJUNCT FACULTY POSITION APPLICATION, b. COVER LETTER, c. RESUME, d. TRANSCRIPT(S) if a degree is stated and/or required, and d. DISTRICT EQUIVALENCY APPLICATION, if applicable (The criminal history explanation if any will NOT be forwarded to the screening committee). Incomplete application packet may not be considered. Applications not having all required minimum qualifications in education and experience as specified will not receive further considerations. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure an interview. 
2.DEGREES must have been awarded by a college or university ACCREDITED by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation and/or the U.S. Department of Education. 
3. Candidates with DEGREES and CREDITS earned outside of the United States must provide official certification of equivalency to U. S. degrees by a certified U. S. credential review service, must have a U.S. evaluation (course by course of the transcripts) and must be submitted with the DISTRICT EQUIVALENCY APPLICATION. Simple translation of the language on foreign transcripts, coursework, or similar will NOT suffice; thus will cause the application packet to be judged as incomplete. 
4. Upon hire the successful candidate must provide the required documents of identity and authorization to work and attest he/she is authorized to work in the United States. 
5. Travel expenses to attend the interview are the responsibility of the candidate. 
6. The District may re-advertise, delay, choose not to fill the position, or choose to fill more than one position. 
7. If a position is available and you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted. Your application will remain in our online system for 18 months. After 18 months, you would need to submit a new application. 

For assistance, contact: 
Mark Gonzales, Dean of Social Science, Humanities, Athletics and Physical Education (SSHAPE), Evergreen Valley College 
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability consistent with applicable federal and state laws. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. 

- At EVC, 3095 Yerba Buena Road, San Jose, CA 95135 -- Title IX Officer: VP Irma Archuleta (408) 274-7900 X.6749; ADA/504 Section Officer: VP Yulian Ligioso or designee (408) 274-7900 
- At SJCC, 2100 Moorpark Ave., San Jose, CA 95128 -- 
Title IX Officer: VP Elaine Burns (408) 288-3191; Section 504 /ADA Officer: VP Jim Williams (408) 288-3723.  
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About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
The San Jose/Evergreen Community College District consists of two colleges. The metropolitan San Jose City College located just minutes from downtown San Jose, established in 1921, and the park-like Evergreen Valley College located in southeast San Jose at the foot of the Diablo Mountain range, which opened in 1975. The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves. 

As of fall 2009, with enrollment of approximately 26,000 per semester, and an extremely diverse student population (Hispanic/Latino 32%, Black/African-American 6%, Asian/Pacific Islander 33%, American Indian/Native American 1%, White/Caucasian 17%, First Generation 60%) attaining educational goals reflecting 34% - AA Degree and Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the District's emphasis on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the State. 

The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse adjunct faculty team consisting of 10% Hispanic/Latino, 14% Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African-American, 2% Native American, 5% two or more races, and 55% White/Caucasian, as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.  
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