Part-Time Nutritional Science Instructor (Pool) - West Valley-Mission Community College District in Santa Clara California

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West Valley-Mission Community College District

Santa Clara, California

United States


Detailed Job Description

Part-Time Nutritional Science Instructor (Pool)

West Valley-Mission Community College District

Closing Date:



Applications for Part-Time, Associate Faculty pools are continually accepted (unless otherwise specified) by the District and will be added to the application pool for review by hiring authorities on an as-needed basis. Should you be invited for an interview, you will be contacted by a District representative.


This position is a part-time position as an Associate Instructor. The teaching assignment may require teaching lecture-discussion courses during day, evening or on Saturday and/or in an on-line/distance education format. The assignments are as needed, during Spring, Summer, and/or Fall semesters. This position is represented by the Association of College Educators (ACE ).

Work location: Mission College, Santa Clara, CA

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is based on a percentage of workload, up to a maximum of 67% of a full-time load. Salary is prorated based on a minimum salary range of $18,261-$20,955 per semester; maximum earnable up to $29,559.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Education – Possess one of the following:

• Master’s degree in nutrition, dietetics, or dietetics and food administration; OR

• Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, dietetics, or dietetics and food administration, AND Master’s degree in chemistry, public health, or family and consumer studies/home economics; OR

• Possession of a valid California Community College Instructor’s Credential in Foods, Food Services, and Related Technologies; OR

• The equivalent of the above.


2. Demonstrated ability to effectively teach, counsel or work with persons of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds.

NOTE : A Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, dietetics, or dietetics and food administration, AND certification as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (verified by the Commission on Dietetics Registration) is an alternative qualification for this pursuant to title 5, section 53410.1.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

Instructional duties and assignments may consist of one or more of the following:

• Provide instruction for assigned courses. This includes preparation for in-class or on-line/distance education activities, evaluation of students’ work, consultation with students outside of class and/or on-line, maintenance of currency in the subjects taught.

• Maintain accurate class and other records required by the college.

• Submit, when due, attendance rosters and grade reports.

• Follow course outlines as filed in the instruction offices.

• Maintain office hours each week, at .5 hours per week per section.

• Observe, support and enforce the regulations, policies and programs of the District and college.

• Provide each student with a written course syllabus at the beginning of the course, as per instructions in the Faculty Handbook.

• Refer students to appropriate college sources for information on counseling and other student services.

• Assist students by providing advice on requirements for successful achievement in the members’ area of expertise.

• Work cooperatively within the college community.

• Foster an environment that protects academic freedom within the college community.

• Foster a positive working environment that is free from harassment, prejudice and/or bias.

• Demonstrate a respect for the dignity of each individual.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit our website at the following link:

Applicants who, due to a disability, require accommodations to complete the application, testing or interview process, please contact Human Resources at (408) 741–2174 to arrange for assistance.

West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume