Anthropology 102- Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Allan Hancock College
Santa Maria, California
May 03, 2021
May 06, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Anthropology 102- Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Allan Hancock College serves more than 20,000 students in northern Santa Barbara County. Located on the central coast and just minutes from spectacular beaches and rolling vineyards, AHC operates three campuses - the main campus in Santa Maria, a state approved center in Lompoc and a center in Santa Ynez. As one of the largest employers in Santa Barbara County, the college is an integral part of the community and enjoys strong support from local leaders and industry.

AHC, a Hispanic-Serving Institution, is proud to serve underrepresented students. The college has twice received recognition from the Aspen institute as one of the top colleges in the country. If you are looking for a position where you can have a direct impact on our students, AHC may be the place for you!

To learn more about Allan Hancock College and the Central Coast, visit our Human Resources page at and click on the Welcome to AHC video.

We are searching for an experienced Anthropology 102- Introduction to Cultural Anthropology at our Lompoc Valley Center facility.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:


Allan Hancock College is accepting applications to establish a pool of qualified candidates for part-time Anthropology 102 instructors for the fall 2021 semester.

The classes are scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday evenings. 6:00 p.m. - 9:05 p.m. at the Federal Correctional Institute in Lompoc. The successful candidate must be able to pass a background clearance from the FCI.

The course is an introductory course on contemporary human sociocultural adaptions from around the world. This course is a cross cultural survey of important avenues of anthropological research and attempts to understand and explain the similarities and differences in human behavior, social institutions, and total ways of life.


Lecture Rate: $48.00 to $73.50 per hour depending upon education and experience

Lab Rate: $41.80 to $64.00 per hour depending upon education and experience

Activity and Non-Classroom Rate: $30.89 to $48.21 per hour depending upon education and experience

In its desire to select outstanding faculty members from the largest possible pool of qualified applicants, Allan Hancock College recognizes candidates may have attained expertise in a discipline through a variety of means. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged by the district as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for this position. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications are encouraged to complete the equivalency form and provide appropriate documentation of their qualifications.


A committee will screen all applications. Meeting minimum qualifications does not assure a candidate an interview. Therefore, it is important that the application be thorough and detailed. Applicants will be assessed on the breadth and depth of education, training, experience, skills, knowledge and abilities. A limited number of applicants will be invited for an interview. The district reserves the right to cancel any appointment or to reassign the area of service, extend time limits, reinitiate, or withdraw the recruitment/selection process at any time.


To be considered as a candidate for this position, please submit the following materials online:

A current a complete resume of education and professional experience

Cover letter

Transcripts (Copies are acceptable for the application process). Official transcripts are required if hired.

Required Qualifications:

Master's in anthropology or archaeology


Bachelor's in any of the above


Master's in sociology, biological sciences, forensic sciences, genetics or paleontology


the equivalent per Board Policy 7211.

Special Qualification:

Evidence of a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students, and to staff and students with disabilities.

Hourly Wage

$ 48.00 - 73.50

Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.