Location: Compton College
Division: Academic Affairs
Position Type: Faculty
Posting Close Date: 03/30/2020
The Compton Community College District is seeking an innovative individual whose focus is student learning for a full- time, tenure-track principal position in teaching journalism, including news writing, multimedia, and mass media and society. Advising student publications (newspaper, magazine, and web editions). Duties include recruitment, budget, and attendance at journalism conferences. Secondary assignment to include developmental and/or transfer English composition. Duties associated with the position include participation in a variety of campus and divisional activities such as faculty meetings, committee work, student activities, office hours, student learning outcomes and assessment, curriculum/instructional development and program review. Assignment may include teaching courses during day and evening hours including weekends. This position will include working with faculty in other areas to develop a social media program using existing and creating new courses as needed and assisting with the marketing for the program. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview, which will include a teaching demonstration on an assigned topic.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in journalism AND Master's in English, literature, comparative literature,
or composition OR
Bachelor's degree in English AND Master's in Journalism or communication with a specialization in journalism OR
The equivalent - Candidates not possessing the required qualifications as stated above must complete the supplemental page of the district application and explain in detail how their qualifications are equivalent to those above; AND
Sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of college students, and of individuals with disabilities.
Community college-level teaching experience.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
SALARY RANGE: $59,503 - $88,193 (depending upon education and experience)
The College provides a diversified insured benefit program for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Dependent medical, dental and vision insurance is available, toward which the College and the employee may contribute.
Paid sick leave is granted equal to one day for each month of service. Sick leave may be accumulated indefinitely. Rather than State Disability Insurance, limited sick-leave benefits are available for days beyond the earned sick-leave days. Long-term disability income-protection insurance is also available.
Full-time employees contribute a percentage of their regular salary to either the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS) or to the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) and Social Security.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Full-time, tenure-track teaching position effective August 20, 2020. Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), transcripts, fingerprint results, and tuberculosis examination as required. Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide verification of work authorization in the form of a passport, valid driver's license, or other equivalent identification, and Social Security card.
To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit:
1. Compton Community College District online application including responding to two supplemental questions. Please keep your response between 150 - 300 words. (1) What strategies have you found effective
working with underprepared students? How do you assess whether these strategies are effective?
(2) Please describe your knowledge of and experience with using student learning outcomes assessment to improve student learning. Online application: www.compton.edu/district/administration/human-resources/
Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications
Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments
Request for Equivalency form (if applicable)
Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple-page transcripts must be loaded as ONE PDF document.
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript-evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript-evaluation services, please visit: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf.
Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position for which you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.
Closing Date: March 30, 2020
To be included in the initial screening, application materials must be received no later than 3 p.m. on the closing date.
Only individuals identified for FINAL interviews are eligible for specified reimbursement. Reimbursement will be limited to economy airfare (to and from point of origin) and for meals and lodging. The maximum allocated for meals, lodging and transportation is $600. Candidate must complete a Travel Request and Reimbursement Form and submit it together with all supporting documentation to the Human Resources Department.
FOR FURTHER INQUIRIES AND APPLICATION MATERIAL SUBMISSION, CONTACT:
Compton College - Human Resources 1111 East Artesia Boulevard Compton, CA 90221-5393
310-900-1600, ext. 2143
The Compton Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law.