ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, READING

  • Riverside, CA, United States
  • Feb 15, 2017
Full time Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor, Reading (Riverside City College)  

Riverside Community College District

Application Deadline: 03/10/2017  

Department: English & Media Studies (R)  

Position Type: Full-Time Faculty/Counselor/Librarian    

College/Campus: Riverside  

Physical location of the position: Riverside   

Employment Type: Full-Time

Tenure Track (Faculty)  

 

Position Length: 10-month  

Salary Range: Column C, Step 1 to Column H, Step 6  

Salary Amount: $59,061 to $90,997  

Salary Type: Annual  

Is this position categorically (grant) funded? No  

BASIC FUNCTION:

Responsible for lecture and laboratory instruction in all aspects of basic, developmental, and college-level reading. The assignment may also include other courses in the discipline.  

EDUCATION:

Master's degree in education with specialization in reading or teaching reading; OR Bachelor's degree in any academic discipline and twelve semester units of coursework in teaching reading and Master's in English, literature, linguistics, applied linguistics, composition, TESL, comparative literature, or psychology; OR the equivalent.

(All degrees and units used to satisfy minimum qualifications shall be from accredited institutions.)  

EXPERIENCE:

Two years of successful teaching experience in the area of reading is required. Community college or university level teaching experience is desirable. As a small discipline we desire faculty who may be generalists, familiar with the principles of acceleration and critical reading and thinking.  

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

None.  

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:

Evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (E.C. 87360a).  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. The instructional assignment will include lecture and laboratory classes in the discipline.

2. All faculty will participate in outcomes assessment work.

3. Assignments are based upon the assumption of workload of forty hours weekly, including but not limited to conducting classes, class preparation, student evaluation, office hours, committee work, curriculum and program development, student learning outcomes assessment, program review, student activities, and other duties per the bargaining unit agreement.

4. Institutional service activities are expected of all faculty members.

5. Participation in discipline/department decision making processes and work regarding curriculum, program development, Improvement of Instruction, and other professional matters are also expected of all department faculty.

6. Responsibilities also include maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position.  

Conditions of Employment:

1. Ten-month, tenure-track position.

2. Salary is commensurate with academic preparation, and full-time teaching or equivalent experience with a range from Column C, Step 1 to Column H, Step 6 of the current Faculty Salary Schedule.

3. Medical and dental benefits are provided for the employee and legal dependents.

4. A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided for the employee.

5. Orientation to college is required as is adherence to Improvement of Instruction policy.

6. Maintain broad knowledge of academic or occupational area and design pedagogy related to learning outcomes.

7. Responsible for all other conditions of employment required of full-time faculty members such as a willingness to be involved in District promotional activities, active participation in college committee work, student activities and other support services, and appropriate professional activities.

The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.  

Required Applicant Documents:

Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Cover Letter

Teaching Philosophy

Letter of Recommendation 1

Letter of Recommendation 2

Masters or Equivalent Transcript  

 

Optional Applicant Documents:

Letter of Recommendation 3

Doctorate Transcript

Other Transcript

Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript  

Copies of license, credential, certificate, etc.  

Effective Employment Date:

Fall 2017  

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

* All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

* Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

* Paper applications and supporting materials WILL NOT be accepted!

* Letters of reference must be non-confidential and submitted electronically when applying on-line.

*Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

*The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Diversity and Human Resources at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.  

To Apply: http://apptrkr.com/960277