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Santa Rosa College | Santa Rosa, CA
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PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE: Thursday, December 1, 2016* (Open until filled)

* Applications are accepted for adjunct faculty pools for a period of one year from the filing priority deadline date. If the department has an immediate need to add candidates to their pool, they will review applications received by the priority deadline date. All applications received after the priority deadline will remain on file for the next review by the department, or for up to one year. If the department does not have an immediate need to add candidates to their pool, all applications will remain on file until the need arises, or for up to one year. If selected for interview, candidates will be invited to meet with a committee. If selected for the pool, candidates remain in the pool for a period of four years.


Adjunct faculty assignments are part-time, temporary and/or on-call) faculty assignments, on an immediate or as needed basis (as specified in Education Code Section 87482.5).Candidates selected for the pool and offered an assignment must be located near enough to the District or plan on moving near the District to accept part-time, substitute or emergency assignments. Applicants who live at a distance and have the expertise to teach online may also be considered, if online courses are offered in the department of interest. Candidates who are recommended for the pool after committee interviews will only be added to the pool for disciplines interviewed and qualified for (not necessarily all disciplines included in this job posting where multiple disciplines are listed). Assignments could involve full or partial assignment at any of the District's sites or off-campus locations, and could involve any combination of day or evening classes, with office hours being mandatory.

We are accepting applications for instructors for inclusion in a pool who have the ability to teach in one or more of the following areas:

* Economics
* History
* Political Science


The Social Sciences Department of Santa Rosa Junior College is accepting applications for a pool of qualified candidates with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students.


The Social Sciences Department at Santa Rosa Junior College includes the disciplines of Economics, History, and Political Science. The Department has ten fulltime and numerous adjunct faculty teaching on two campuses and several offcampus locations. The Department prides itself on academic excellence and makes every effort to accommodate a diverse student body. Beyond the core university transferable courses, the Department's curriculum consists of courses on Environmental Economics, Political Theory, International Relations, Women's History, the History of Mexico, African American History, and Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in American Culture. Our Department serves roughly 4,000 students each semester. In addition to maintaining high standards in the classroom, the Department also participates in and sponsors a number of community events such as local political debates, film festivals, the Arts and Lectures series, and Model Arab League. All of our classrooms are wired for complete web access. Social Science faculty and students have two libraries available to them. Each library has innumerable print, digital, and media resources. The Department's primary focus is to promote critical thinking and problem solving skills through the study of Economics, History, and Political Science.

Examples of Duties:

Adjunct faculty are responsible for maintaining currency in their field(s) of expertise. Adjunct faculty focus primarily on providing instruction and/or student services. They may be required to participate in student learning outcomes assessment. Adjunct faculty are typically not required to participate in District or Department Service such as committee work, evaluations, and hiring committees, but may be asked to perform these services for additional compensation.

Minimum Qualifications:


Required for Economics:

Master's Degree in Economics; OR Bachelor's Degree in Economics AND Master's degree in Business, Business Administration, Business Management, Business Education, Finance or Political Science; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Economics.


* Master's Degree in Economics
* Experience and/or willingness to teach online if classes are offered

Required for History:

Master's Degree in History; OR Bachelor's Degree in History AND Master's degree in Political Science, Humanities, Geography, Area Studies; Women's Studies, Social Science or any ethnic studies; OR the equivalent; OR possession of a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in History.


* Master's Degree in History
* Experience and/or willingness to teach online if classes are offered

Required for Political Science:

Masters Degree in Political Science, Government, or International Relations; OR Bachelors degree in any of the previous areas listed AND Masters Degree in Economics, History, Public Administration, Social Science, Sociology, any ethnic studies, JD, or LL.B.; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Government (Theory and Practice, Local and International).


* Master's Degree in Political Science
* Experience and/or willingness to teach online if classes are offered

Required for all areas: Sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, exactly as listed above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at the time of application.

Supplemental Information:APPLICATION PROCEDURES

In order to be given priority consideration for this pool, applicants must submit the following documents by the priority filing deadline:

* A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please provide contact information (phone number and email address) for three professional references.
* If applicable, completed Equivalency Form and supporting documents: https://hr.santarosa.edu/sites/hr.santarosa.edu/files/FacEquivApp.pdf
* A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the pool, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the "Examples of Duties" section of this job announcement. Please specify which area(s) you are interested in being considered for.
* Current Resume.
* Transcripts of all college level course work, including confirmation of degrees (unofficial copies acceptable (both sides), but official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring). If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
* If applicable, copy of California Community College Credential (both sides).



* Starting Hourly Rate: Please see our hourly salary schedules online at https://hr.santarosa.edu/salary-schedules or contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
* For Unit A (AFA) Faculty, salary placement may be based on academic background, vocational experience, and teaching experience depending on discipline and as documented in application materials. Initial Step placement will be at Step 1 pending evaluation of experience as outlined in Article 27 of the AFA Contract (http://www.santarosa.edu/afa/contract.shtml).
* Sick Leave Accrual: Adjunct faculty members accrue sick leave on a pro-rated basis.

Following the priority filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a screening committee. Approximately 2-3 weeks later, Human Resources will notify you whether or not you have been selected for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position/pool will be invited to interview with a Screening Committee. The Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the Administration, the Classified Staff, the Associated Students, and the Board of Trustees.

If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.




PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1988 Armory Drive

MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

PHONE: (707) 527-4954

FAX: (707) 527-4967

EMAIL: bhodenfield@santarosa.edu

The office is located in the Button Building on the Santa Rosa campus. All documents included in your online employment application become the property of the District. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):

* In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
* Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
* Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).

Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure)

Sonoma County Junior College District's annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Sonoma County Junior College District; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can read or obtain a full copy of this report by going to https://police.santarosa.edu/. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by coming to the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.

Equal Employment Opportunity

SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position/assignment. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.

The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their age. This non-discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in District programs and activities--including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics--and application for District employment.

The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Santa Rosa College

About Santa Rosa Junior College - Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) is one of the finest community colleges in California with 36,000 full-time equivalent students. It is known for its academic rigor, its outstanding vocational training programs, superb faculty, comprehensive student services, and excellent facilities. SRJCs commitment to excellence in education is not limited to the classroom. The College offers an extensive Study Abroad Program with sites in England, France, Italy, Spain and Costa Rica, as well as award winning athletic and forensics teams, talented performing and visual arts programs, and an active student government.