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Anthropology, Cultural Geography, and/or History Instructor, Part-Time Faculty

Copper Mountain Community College District
Joshua Tree, California
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Position Type
Research Scientist / Analyst
Cultural Anthropology
Part Time
Organization Type
Position Description

Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of the part-time instructor to conduct assigned classes and support advancement of the values represented by the Vision Statement and Mission Statement of the District.

Be sure to upload the required attachments in order for your application to be considered

This posting is for a substitute emergency hire. Multiple candidates may be hired to fulfill the needs outlined below.

Intro to Physical AnthropologyONLINEONLINERequires Anthropology qualificationCultural GeographyONLINEONLINERequires a geography or anthropology qualificationNative American StudiesTTH10:30-11:50aRequires Ethnic Studies or History qualification with a Native American emphasis.U.S. History Through ReconstructionTTH9-10:20aRequiresHistory qualificationU.S. History from Reconstruction to PresentMW12-1:20pHistory qualificationU.S. History from Reconstruction to PresentONLINEONLINEHistory qualificationHistory of World Civilizations- IMW10:30-11:50aHistory qualification

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Meet classes and laboratories on days and times assigned per the published class schedule.
  • Publish in syllabus and maintain office hours; advise students enrolled in the instructor's classes in such matters as:
  • Course content, scope and meaning, grading criteria;
  • Major course requirements for degrees or certificates;
  • Strategies to assist students in achieving published SLOs;
  • Collateral or enrichment reading or experience opportunities for further understanding of the course or subject field;
  • Career opportunities related to the subject field.
  • Develop and implement instruction for each class or laboratory period that fulfills all course requirements contained in the official Course Outline of Record (COR) and is consistent with the academic and vocational program standards and objectives.
  • Develop a written syllabus based on the Academic Senate's standards and submit as per District policy.
  • Periodically assess and advise students of their progress toward meeting course objectives.
  • Respect student rights as specified in District policy and applicable federal and state laws or regulations.
  • In the absence of full-time faculty in the discipline, submit textbook adoption forms for textbooks and instructional materials in a timely manner, according to the approved procedure.
  • When appropriate refer students to tutoring and related student services.
  • Supervise students in off-campus activities when participation is expected as part of a course requirement.
  • Assign and submit grades by deadline in the manner provided by District policy and administrative procedure and prescribed by the Education Code and Title 5 regulations for the State of California.
  • Keep official records, collect data, and submit records by deadlines as required by District policy and administrative procedures.
  • Prepare and submit necessary forms in accordance with college procedures.

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Respond to administration with regard to the evaluation of student petitions and grievances.
  • Abide by District regulations concerning the proper use, care, and security of equipment.
  • Advise management of unsafe conditions, potential hazards or accidents in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.


Standards are established in accordance with the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Collegesas adopted by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors for the discipline.

Minimum Qualifications:


Master's in anthropology or archaeology OR

Bachelor's in either of the above AND Master's in sociology, biological sciences, forensic sciences, genetics or paleontology

OR the equivalent


Master's in geography OR

Bachelor's in geography AND Master's in geology, history, meteorology or oceanography

OR the equivalent

OR see Interdisciplinary Studies


Master's in the ethnic studies field OR

A master's in American Studies/Ethnicity, Latino Studies, La Raza Studies, Central American Studies, Latin American Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Race and Ethnic Relations, Asian-American Studies, or African-American Studies

OR the equivalent

OR see Interdisciplinary Studies


Master's in history OR

Bachelor's in history AND Master's in political science, humanities, geography, area studies, women's studies, social science or ethnic studies

OR the equivalent


Master's in the interdisciplinary area OR

Master's in one of the disciplines included in the interdisciplinary area and upper division or graduate course work in at least one other constituent discipline

(NOTE: The Interdisciplinary Studies discipline is provided to allow for those cases where it is locally determined that a course must be taught by someone with qualifications that exceed a single discipline. The constituent disciplines can include any disciplines found in the Master's List.)

Required Attachments:
  • A current and complete resume or CV highlighting educational, professional, and applicable experiences.
  • College transcripts for Master's and Bachelor's degrees from an accredited college or university (student copies are acceptable for application purposes but official transcripts will be required if hired.)
  • A cover letter

Hourly rate is based on degree:

PhD/EdD: $57.94/hour - Lecture.

MA/MS: $55.66/hour - Lecture.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Copper Mountain College is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity for all persons and to provide educational and employment opportunities free from discrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, gender identification, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, sex, race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, or physical or mental disabilities, and other physical or verbal conduct. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the School District's Title IX Officer and/or Section 504/ADA Coordinator.

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