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Anthropology Adjunct Assistant Professor

Employer
Los Rios Community College District
Location
North Sacramento, California
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty
Organization Type
Academic
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Job Posting Title Anthropology Adjunct Assistant Professor Location Los Rios Community College District (District Office) Department Location Posting Number F00009P The Institution About The Los Rios Community College District is the second largest, two-year public college district in California, serving approximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. The district's 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties and is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges - American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges. In addition to each college's main campus, the district offers educational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova. The Los Rios district office is centrally located in the heart of the Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strong communities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby some of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country - Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is a great place to live and work! Strengths The district has approximately 6,000 employees throughout our four colleges and district office complex. The District office is centrally located between all four colleges and provides welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environments for Los Rios students, employees and our community partners. Our departments strive for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities, and are focused on advancing the learning of our diverse student population through improved academic and social outcomes. Our Vision Our colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, student success centered education. Our objective is to help our students successfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want to transfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associates degree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demand career fields. The Los Rios Community College District's Human Resources Department is committed to diversity, equity, and to ensuring an inclusive, thriving environment for all of its employees, students, and surrounding communities. To that end, the Human Resources Department is intentional in recruiting, hiring, and retaining diverse employees, to reflect the diversity of our colleges' student populations. Position Summary The Los Rios Community College District is seeking a pool of qualified applicants for possible temporary part-time teaching assignments. These positions are filled on an as needed basis and are on-going recruitment efforts. Adjunct pools are open continuously and applicants are contacted/hired year-round for assignments based on college needs. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, on-line, hybrid, weekend, and/or off campus classes. Position Salary Information: Initial maximum salary placement is based on academic degree, upper/graduate level units earned, and/or related professional occupational experience per the Los Rios College Federation of Teachers (LRCFT) contract Article 2 (The initial maximum placement is Class V, Step 8). Assignment Responsibilities General Responsibilities: The adjunct faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of an adjunct faculty member as outlined in the college faculty handbook. Work Year N/A Work Schedule Total Hrs per Week/Day Special Requirements Minimum Qualifications 1. Have a master's degree from an accredited institution in anthropology or archaeology OR bachelor's degree in either of the above AND master's degree in sociology, biological sciences, forensic sciences, genetics or paleontology; OR, hold a California Community College Instructor's Credential in the discipline area; OR, the equivalent.* All degrees must be from an accredited institution. 2. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment. * Note: Applicants applying under the equivalent provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degrees listed above. Application Instructions Applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College District adjunct faculty posting are required to complete fully and submit: 1. Los Rios Community College District Faculty Application 2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work 3. Resume or Curriculum Vitae 4. Two letters of recommendation (if using Interfolio, please send attachments to HR@losrios.edu) 5. Letter of Interest NOTES: ● Applications submitted without all required documents listed above will be disqualified. Applicants indicating "see resume" on the online application will be disqualified. ● Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts. ● Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts. ● Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. ● A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States. ● Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here Do not submit additional materials that are not requested. Physical Demands Salary Please See LRCCD Salary Schedules Additional Salary Information No additional salary information to note

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