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Grossmont/Cuyamaca Community College District
  • Position Number: 1291133
  • Location: El Cajon, CA
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Political Science


Grossmont/Cuyamaca Community College District

Posting Number: 18-00019

Department: C - Political Science

Site: Cuyamaca

FTE: 1.00

Months: 10 Month

Pay Grade Level: $53,001 (Class I, Step 6) - $102,045 (Class VII, Step 30)

Starting Pay Rate: $53,001 (Class I, Step 6) - $80,490 (Class VII, Step 10)

Work Hours: Shift Differntial: None

Shift Differntial: None

Required Applicant Documents: Resume Cover Letter Transcript 1 Supplemental Materials 1

Special Instructions to Applicants:
For a complete application, candidates must submit:

1. A complete Academic Application.
2. A 1-2 page cover letter addressing how the applicant meets the qualifications and responsibilities of the position.
3. Resume / C.V.
4. Copies of all college/university transcripts (official or unofficial) verifying degree(s) and/ or course work.
5. 1 page single-space essay to be uploaded as SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS 1. Respond to the following prompt: "Please describe your teaching philosophy. Include examples of how that philosophy has shaped your instructional practices."

Closing Date: 10/16/2018

Job Summary:


The applicant should possess the understanding and commitment to the community college philosophy. It is the responsibility of a regular/contract 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 visions, missions, and values of the colleges and District.

Minimum Qualifications:


1) Master's in political science, government, or international relations OR
2) Bachelor's in any of the above AND Master's in economics, history, public administration, social science, sociology, any ethnic studies, JD, or LL.B. OR
3) the equivalent.
If you are applying based on "the equivalent", you must complete a Full-Time Academic Equivalency Form EQUIVALENCY MATERIALS. This form MUST be submitted as part of the application procedures

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must demonstrate:

1. Academic preparation and/or successful experience in teaching U.S. Government and Politics, International Relations, Comparative Politics, and Political Analysis at the community college or university level.
2. Familiarity in designing and teaching curricula responsive to the needs and interests of historically underrepresented students.
3. Demonstrated ability and/or willingness to work effectively with first-generation college students using multi-modal approaches and student-centered andragogy.
4. Ability to collaborate with faculty or community leaders in programs or initiatives that are specifically designed to help historically underrepresented students achieve their educational goals.
5. Evidence of commitment or active participation in department and/or campus activities, programs, or governance.
6. Evidence of strong commitment to remaining current in political science
7. Demonstrated ability to work closely and collaboratively with students and colleagues in support of a positive, productive, and professional academic environment.
8. Ability to contribute to the mission and strategic plan of the college.

Preferred Qualifications:
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS Candidates will also be evaluated for qualifications in the following:

1. Evidence of active participation in departmental and campus events.
2. Willingness to take leadership role in growth and development of political science program.
3. Experience or willingness to develop and teach courses on California Government and Politics.
4. Effective oral and written communication skills.
5. Experience or willingness to teach online or hybrid courses.

Other Licenses and Certifications:

Working Conditions:

General Employment Information:
Information provided by the applicant, other than that requested for statistical purposes by the Employment Services Office, which indicates candidate's gender, age, ethnicity, religious preference, etc. will be removed from the application. All submitted materials become District property and cannot be returned.

BENEFITS: The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we offer.The Grossmont Cuyamaca Community College District also provides membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) or the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS).

Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.

NOTE: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance. A $32.00 processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required.

Candidates invited for interview who must travel distances greater than 75 miles (one-way) outside San Diego County will be reimbursed up to $250 for travel or airfare only.

Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act due to a disability and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing, please notify the District Employment Services Department. Phone (619) 668-1735.

GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer

Posting Date: 09-07-2018

Date Job Commences: Spring 2019

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The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District (GCCCD) is committed to providing learning and working environments that ensure and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. People of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, socioeconomic levels, cultures, and abilities are valued, welcomed, and included in all aspects of our organization. GCCCD strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.


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