Job Title: Geology/Earth Science Instructor, Part-time Adjunct
Pool Position Number: 00446 Posting Date 08/02/2018 Closing Date
Initial Screening Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Type:
Part-Time Academic Rate:
$60.00/hour; Hourly rate may vary based on type of assignment
and the Lecture Hour Equivalent (LHE) formula.
Work Week Flexible, as needed Minimum Salary: Maximum Salary:
Sick Leave Only
This position is eligible for ACA health benefits.
College/Site: Cerro Coso College Location CC-Main Campus,
Ridgecrest Basic Function
This position is for an Adjunct Pool that will be used to staff
the 2018-2019 and/or 2019-2020 academic year.
The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction
in a full range of Geology and Earth Science courses, including
Geology, Geophysics, Earth Sciences, Meteorology, Oceanography, and
This assignment may include teaching at other campus sites, day
or evening classes, weekend classes, large classes, distance
learning and using multiple teaching methodologies.
Other duties include: participation in student recruitment and
articulation of transfer programs for the Science department;
maintaining subject matter currency; developing and revising
curriculum; using computer and multimedia technology; collegial
participation in departmental, college and discipline-specific
Education and Experience MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
Master's in geology, geophysics, earth sciences, meteorology,
oceanography, or paleontology;
- Bachelor's in geology AND Master's in geography, physics, or
- Possession of a valid credential which authorizes full-time
teaching of physical science at the California Community College
- The equivalent. Certain combinations of education, experience,
and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to
the stated minimum qualifications for these positions. Candidates
who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must request
and submit an APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE form. Supporting
documents must be included with the completed form.
- A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic,
socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with
Note: Degrees and credits generally must be from accredited
institutions (Title V Section 53406).
Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a
screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to
limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum
qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an
Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge and Abilities:
Commitment to student learning.
Awareness of the College mission, vision, and values.
Sensitivity to students with a wide range of skills,
motivations, and academic goals.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in
Knowledge of computers and willingness to experiment using
multimedia instructional materials.
- Commitment to working effectively and harmoniously with
colleagues in an environment that promotes teaching, learning and
Salary Grade Special Instructions to Applicants