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Communication Studies Instructor, part-time

Company: College of the Desert
Location: palm desert
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Communication Studies Instructor, part-timeClassification Title: Adjunct TeachingDepartment: Communication Studies (CR)Rank: Adjunct InstructorTenure Information: Non-Tenure TrackJob Description:College of the Desert is located in Palm Desert, California, the geographic center of the beautiful Coachella Valley. Nestled among the backdrop of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto mountains in eastern Riverside County, the Coachella Valley is a resort community that offers over 100 golf courses and a wide array of outdoor activities such as tennis, hiking, horseback riding, hot air ballooning, polo, bicycling, rock climbing, and swimming.Founded in 1958, this two-year public college serves over 400,000 residents of eight local cities and the students of the Palm Springs, Desert Sands and Coachella Valley school districts. College of the Desert offers certificates and two-year Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees.The College served over 15,700 students in the 2016-2017 academic year. COD is a federally recognized Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), with almost 70% of the student body identifying as Hispanic. The Coachella Valley community recently passed a $577 million bond measure, allowing for College of the Desert to improve its current facilities and expand its campus locations. These improvements and expansion will assist with College of the Desert's goals of providing an education to students inside and outside of the Coachella Valley. Basic Function: Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of the adjunct instructor to participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs, courses, and other experiences that will directly result in the educational growth of the students and support advancement of the vision, mission, and values of the community college district.Essential Duties: A. Classroom Responsibilities a. Meet classes/lab on day and times assignedb. Develop and implement instruction for each class/lab period which is consistent with the official course outlinec. Develop and distribute the first week of class, a written syllabus for each course to communicate to students course objectives, grading criteria, and classroom policiesd. Demonstrate respect for student rights as specified in District policy and applicable lawse. Ensure course textbooks and instructional materials are made available to students in a timely mannerf. Refer students to tutoring and related student services when appropriate g. Supervise student in off-campus activities when participation is part of the instructor's load B. Evaluation of Students a. Evaluate students' progress toward meeting course objectives; advise the students of course objectives, methods of evaluation and the results of the evaluationb. Return assignments and examination results in a timely fashionc. Assign grades to students in the manner provided by District policy and administrative procedure and prescribed by Ed Code and Title V regulations for the State of Californiad. Submit grade report forms and other reporting forms, including but not limited to census, progress reports, attendance records, and proctoring forms, in a timely and accurate manner C. Curriculum - Responsibility of Full-Time Faculty D. Student Advising - Responsibility of Full-Time FacultyE. Professional Development - Responsibility of Full-Time Faculty Additional Responsibilities: a. Abide by department regulations concerning the proper use, care, and security of equipmentb. Advise Supervisor of unsafe conditions or potential hazards and recommend solutionsc. Fulfill all obligations as established in the current Collective Bargaining Agreementd. Keep official records required by District policy and administrative procedures and submit them in accordance with college proceduresKnowledge Of:Ability To:Minimum Qualifications:Master's in speech, speech broadcasting, telecommunications, rhetoric, communication, communication studies, speech communication or organizational communication OR Bachelor's in any of the above AND Master's in drama/ theater arts, mass communication or English OR the equivalent. EQUIVALENCY REQUESTS & FOREIGN EQUIVALENCY EVALUATIONS: If you do not clearly meet the minimum qualifications as they are defined, you MUST submit an Equivalency Request form along with your application materials. Degrees earned outside of the U.S. require that a Foreign Equivalency Evaluation be uploaded IN ADDITION TO the foreign transcripts. Equivalency Information is available by clicking here. Foreign Equivalency information is available by clicking here. Preferred Qualifications:Salary Range/Rate: Master Degree Lecture Rate - $58.15, Master Degree Lab Rate - $49.43, Doctorate Degree Lecture Rate - $61.20 , Doctorate Degree Lab Rate - $52.02Salary Detail Information: Posting Number: 19-594-FOpen Date: 04/22/2019Close Date: Open Until Filled: YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:REFERENCES:The List of Professional References should include at least two current or previous supervisors, two faculty members, and two other references not related to the applicant (including classified support staff). Please include names, e-mail addresses and current telephone numbers for each professional reference. Applicants from sectors other than higher education should submit comparable references. Letters of reference will not be accepted in lieu of the required List of Professional References.REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS:Applications missing any of the required documents listed will not be considered. The following documents are required at the time of application: Resume Cover Letter Unofficial Transcripts: Must be from an accredited institution, show name of institution, degree awarded, discipline, and date awarded. Diplomas will not be accepted in lieu of the required transcripts. EQUIVALENCY REQUESTS & FOREIGN EQUIVALENCY EVALUATIONS: If you do not clearly meet the minimum qualifications as they are defined, you MUST submit an Equivalency Request form along with your application materials. Degrees earned outside of the U.S. require that a Foreign Equivalency Evaluation be uploaded IN ADDITION TO the foreign transcripts. Equivalency Information is available by clicking here. Foreign Equivalency information is available by clicking here. To apply, visit: https://cod.peopleadmin.com/postings/4412Copyright 2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-48373fe6460b8f47ab5a64e6fa1eeb9d

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