Psychology Instructor (Full-time Tenure Track Faculty to begin Fall 2017) Citrus Community College
Posting Number: 0600635 Posting Date: 02-15-2017 Closing Date: 04-20-2017 Department/Division: SBS (Psychology) Funding: No Response Job Category: Faculty Assignment: Full-Time Percentage Employee: 100% Months per Year: 10 (175 days) Work Days per Week: To be determined by the District. Work Schedule per Day: To be determined by the District. FLSA: Exempt
Placement/Range: Salary to be determined by the candidate's proper placement on the current Faculty Salary Schedule, which is based on education and experience, and can be found at the Citrus College website.
Benefits: The District provides a fully-paid, comprehensive program of fringe benefits including major medical, dental, and vision insurance for full-time employees and eligible dependents. Life insurance provided for the employee only.
A Complete Application Packet Includes: Resume Cover Letter Transcripts
Optional Applicant Documents Other Document (s) Licenses and Certificate
Position Summary: The Social and Behavioral Sciences area is recruiting to fill one full-time tenure track psychology (with an emphasis in social psychology) instructor to begin in the fall 2017 semester. This 10-month (175 days) assignment will include instruction in psychology courses. The assignment and schedule, as determined by the District, may consist of day and/or evening classes.
This position is contingent upon funding and final Board approval.
ABOUT CITRUS COLLEGE: Celebrating over 100 years of service, Citrus College is located in Glendora in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, approximately twenty-five miles northeast of metropolitan Los Angeles. The college has the distinction of being the oldest community college in Los Angeles County and the fifth oldest in the state. Citrus College was founded in 1915 under the leadership of Dr. Floyd S. Hayden, who helped bring the community college movement to California. From 1915 to 1961, the college was operated by the Citrus Union High School District. In July 1961, the Citrus Community College District was created to include the Azusa and Glendora unified school districts. In 1967, the district expanded to include the Claremont, Duarte and Monrovia school districts.
Today, Citrus College occupies a 104-acre campus. The college is currently experiencing a major facilities expansion project that will change the look of the campus. The college enrolled 27 students in 1915 and currently the college serves more than 17,000 students. Classes are offered on a 16-week calendar (fall and spring semesters), as well as in a variety of non-traditional scheduling options -- six-week winter intersession, evenings, late start and early end, summer sessions, and optional class formats, such as distance education online courses and distance education integrated classes.
MISSION STATEMENT: Citrus College provides innovative educational opportunities and student support services that lead to the successful completion of degrees, transfer, career/technical education and basic skills proficiency. The college fosters personal and professional success through the development of critical thinking, effective communication, creativity, and cultural awareness in a safe, accessible and affordable learning community. In meeting the needs of our demographically diverse student population, we embrace equity and accountability through measurable learning outcomes, ethical data-driven decisions and student achievement.
ACCREDITATION: Citrus College is accredited by Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Its many professional memberships include the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and the Community College League of California (CCLC).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Maintain professional and ethical academic standards. -Provide class instruction in accordance with established course outlines. -Inform students concerning course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements. -Embrace the development and assessment of student learning outcomes. -Maintain necessary attendance, scholastic, and student records and submit them in accordance with published deadlines. -Prepare and grade class assignments, examinations, and assessments. -Teach students with diverse backgrounds. -Participate actively in staff development and professional growth programs. -Participate in recruitment activities. -Meet obligations with regard to grade reporting, scheduled classes, required office hours, and other directions provided by supervisor. -Carry a fair share of other duties (department and committee work, curriculum development, community outreach, etc.) necessary for the smooth functioning of the District. -Provide students with clear and concise learning outcome expectations. -Design and manage course curriculum. -Follow standard laboratory safety protocols and supervise student use of laboratory equipment. -Participate in department activities as appropriate.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: -Evidence of computer literacy. -Willingness to use and promote technology-mediated instructional techniques. -Evidence of ability to communicate effectively in English with a diverse population both orally and in writing. -Ability to work effectively as a member of the instructional team. -Willingness to develop and assess student learning outcomes.
Minimum Qualifications: - Demonstrated understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, cultural background, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty, and staff; AND - Possession of a master's in psychology OR possession of a bachelor's in psychology AND a master's in counseling, sociology, statistics, neuroscience, or social work OR the equivalent. (It is the candidate's responsibility to provide conclusive evidence and justification for equivalency.)
EQUIVALENCY: If you will be requesting equivalency for this position, please complete the Faculty Equivalency Guidelines and Request Form, which may be found by visiting the Citrus College website (www.citruscollege.edu) and clicking the A-Z index for the Employment Opportunities (faculty and staff) link. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at (626) 914-8550.
Preferred Qualifications: --Master's degree or higher in psychology. --Experience developing and teaching online courses. --Experience implementing active learning strategies. --Currency of knowledge and demonstrated expertise in research relating to social psychology. --Experience teaching psychology at the college level.
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Application -AND- Supplemental Questionnaire must be complete. A resume will not substitute for a fully completed employment application and supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete applications will be rejected. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.
Additional documents CANNOT be added to your electronic application packet once you click on "Finished Attaching Documents" and receive your confirmation number; so, please be sure you have all documents you will upload handy and in an electronic format. THE APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM WILL NOT ACCEPT DOCUMENTS LARGER THAN 2MB. IF YOUR DOCUMENTS DO NOT UPLOAD, PLEASE RESIZE. If you do not have all your documents handy at the time you are applying for the position, we advise you to click on "Finish Attaching Documents Later". Be sure, however, to finish attaching your documents BEFORE the close or first consideration date for the position. Please remember, you will NOT be able to attach additional documents after you have selected "Finished Attaching Documents" and have received a confirmation number, and you will not be able to apply for a position after the position has closed.
Please note: should an applicant apply for a position more than once, only the most recently received application packet will be the one screened for completeness. All others will be deemed inactive, and will not be considered, regardless of completeness.
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, emailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials outside the online Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Only application materials submitted through this electronic format will be accepted. Exception: The Citrus College Form 101 must be mailed or hand delivered to the Director of Human Resources in a sealed, confidential envelope.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.
All employees within the bargaining unit are required to pay dues as a member of the exclusive representative or pay an agency fee.
"THE DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER." It is the policy of the District not to discriminate against and to encourage a diversity of applicants based on national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, use of family and medical care leave, genetic information, military or veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one of more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
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