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Riverside Community College District
Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time. 03/20/2020
Basic Function: BASIC FUNCTION:
The ideal candidate will share RCC's and the department of English and Media Studies' commitment to educating its racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse student population. We currently enroll 28,939 students, the majority of whom are from racially minoritized populations. 60% of RCC's students are Hispanic, 8% are African-American, 7% are Asian American, 0.3% are Native American, 0.7% are Pacific Islander, 21% are White, 2% are multiracial. Riverside City College has been designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community.
The successful candidate will be a well-rounded faculty member responsible for instruction in all aspects of the English discipline. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach our English composition courses, literature courses, and our co-requisite support course(s).
Master's degree in English, literature, comparative literature, or composition; OR bachelor's degree in any of the above AND master's degree in linguistics, TESL, speech, education with a specialization in reading, creative writing, or journalism; OR the equivalent. (All degrees and units used to satisfy minimum qualifications shall be from accredited institutions.)
Recent experience working with African American, Latinx/Hispanic, Native American and other racially/ ethnically, socioeconomically minoritized students in the classroom, and an understanding of how historical patterns have shaped these groups' experiences and representation within higher education, especially how real or perceived exclusion can shape patterns of participation and outcomes. Demonstration of a willingness to examine and re-mediate one's instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support various groups of marginalized students. Experience and skill with addressing issues of equity in the classroom. The candidate must have experience and expertise in culturally responsive teaching in English/literature which will address equity gaps within English courses and classrooms. The candidate will also demonstrate knowledge of the implications of the Hispanic-Serving designation for institutional, departmental and instructional practices.
A minimum of two years of successful experience teaching composition/literature to a underrepresented and diverse student populations at a community college or baccalaureate level institution is required. Experience teaching college level composition is required with knowledge of co-requisite courses as to address the implications of AB705. The ideal candidate will show evidence of utilizing a diverse canon in his/her classroom as to address the equity and achievement gaps in higher education.
The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about culturally-responsive pedagogical techniques and practices for engaging our diverse student population in addition to having the ability to teach well; create and develop curriculum; work well with others (students, faculty, staff, and administrators); and fulfill the duties of a full-time faculty member in a shared governance environment.
Licenses/Certifications: LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: None.
Other: COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Must demonstrate evidence of a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (E.C. 87360a).
Duties and Responsibilities: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. The instructional assignment will include lecture and may include laboratory classes in the discipline. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach English composition and literature courses in various platforms (face to face, hybrid and online) as needed.
2. Assignments are based upon the assumption of workload of forty hours weekly (42.5 in the compressed calendar), 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 advising, and other duties per the bargaining unit agreement.
3. Institutional service activities are expected of all faculty members.
4. Participation in discipline/department decision making processes and work regarding curriculum, program development, scheduling and other matters are also expected of all English and Media Studies faculty.
5. Responsibilities also include maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position.
Conditions of Employment: 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. Maintaining broad knowledge of the academic or occupational area and design pedagogy related to learning outcomes is expected.
7. Responsible for all other conditions of employment required of full-time faculty members such as a willingness to be involved in District and College promotional activities, active participation in college committee work, student activities and other support services, and appropriate professional activities.
Required Applicant Documents: Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Masters or Equivalent Transcript
Other Document: Copy of Composition course syllabus
Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript
Other Document: Copy of Composition course syllabus
Effective Employment Date: August 2020
Application Deadline: 03-20-2020
Special Comments: ************************************************
* 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. This includes recommendation letters. 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, including letters of recommendation, WILL NOT be accepted! ALL documents MUST be submitted electronically with the online application.
* Letters of recommendation must be NON-CONFIDENTIAL and submitted electronically when applying on-line. Please submit current letters.
*Copies of diplomas/certificates are NOT a substitute for transcripts.
*The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Diversity and Human Resources at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.
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, located at 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.
Application Types Accepted: Faculty Application
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