Psychology Assistant Professor - Sacramento City College in Sacramento California

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Sacramento City College

Sacramento, California 95825

United States


Detailed Job Description

Los Rios Community College District

Psychology Assistant Professor

The Institution:
Sacramento City College is an urban college in a park-like setting located in the heart of the Sacramento metropolitan area. The College is a learning center for approximately 24,000 day and evening students. Founded in 1916, Sacramento City College is a place of tradition and history, with a vitality and diversity that is contemporary. The College consists of a main campus and outreach centers in Davis and West Sacramento. Classes are offered seven days a week, both day and evening. The faculty and staff of Sacramento City College value a humanistic approach to learning, teaching, and working together in a diverse community. The college is a part of the Los Rios Community College District and uses an interest based approach to dispute resolution.

Position Summary:
The primary teaching assignment will include, but is not limited to, courses required for the Psychology Associate of Arts (A.A.) transfer degree including General Principles of Psychology, Research Methods and others such as Psychology of Minorities. Classes may be taught using traditional as well as distance education modalities.

Teaching assignment may include day, evening, on-line, hybrid, weekend, and/or off campus classes.

Additional Position Summary:
The department seeks a student centered faculty member who has the knowledge to effectively teach current courses and the ability to develop curriculum that meets the interests and needs of our students. In addition, we seek a faculty member who can incorporate the use of technology and basic skills support into the teaching of psychology. The faculty member will be expected to demonstrate cultural competence and utilize teaching strategies that facilitate learning with a multicultural and diverse student body.

General Responsibilities:
The 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; 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 a full-time faculty as outlined in the college faculty handbook.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Have a master's degree from an accredited institution, completed by August 21, 2014, in psychology; OR, a bachelor's degree in psychology AND a master's degree in counseling, sociology, statistics, neuroscience, or social work; OR, the equivalent.* OR, hold a California Community College Instructor's Credential in the discipline area.

2. Have 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.

*Note: Applicants applying under the "equivalent" provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation is equivalent of the degrees listed above.

Application Instructions:
To receive full consideration applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College District faculty positions are required to submit:
1. Los Rios Community College District Faculty Application
2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work ** (graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts) NOTE: Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts
3. Resume
4. Two letters of recommendation
5. Letter of Interest
6. ***Supplemental Application - To receive full consideration for this position, the Supplemental Application Questions must be completed and attached to your application by the closing date of the position. Please contact the Human Resources office should you need assistance with this process.

**Note: 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.

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

Administrative/Executive/Faculty Positions: Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for an interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses.

Administrative/Executive Positions: Administrative positions may be subject to the District's Conflict of Interest Code, and a statement of economic interest is required within thirty (30) days following appointment to the position. Management/Executive positions are exempt from overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Additional Salary Information:
Entering annual salary within a given range varies, depending upon units and degrees completed at accredited colleges/universities and on verified experience. Additional earnings may be available for summer, overloads, and stipends.

SCC (Sacramento City College)

SCC Behavioral & Soc Sciences

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LRCCD embraces diversity as one of the core values of the organization.

The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.


Keyword Phrases

  • Psychology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 1 years
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume