• Teach assigned classes, which may include evening or off-campus assignments
• Participate in participatory governance committees, processes, and initiatives such as Guided Pathways
• Maintain timely and accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress
• Provide academic assistance and related services to students during scheduled office hours
• Cooperate with and participate as may be required in District investigations and/or student grievance matters of alleged unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation
• Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff
• Complete required District trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter, EEO/Diversity/Elimination of Bias, Workplace Safety, etc.
Required Education and Experience:
• Understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation, of community college students, faculty and staff, AND
• Master’s in speech, speech broadcasting, telecommunications, rhetoric, communication, communication studies, speech communication or organizational communication OR
• Bachelor’s in speech, speech broadcasting, telecommunications, rhetoric, communication, communication studies, speech communication or organizational communication AND Master’s in drama/ theater arts, mass communication or English OR
• *Equivalent OR
• Possess a lifetime California Community College Instructor credential in subject area
Required Professional Expertise:
• Currency and depth of knowledge in the applicable professional field
• Knowledge of and commitment to teaching strategies and practices that enhance student success at community colleges, including effective use of technology
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to teach the courses or perform the duties effectively as described above
• Demonstrated ability to communicate well with students of diverse academic, ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds; gender identities, sexual orientations; and students with disabilities
• Evidence of professional activities and service beyond the primary teaching assignment
• Development and review of curriculum as well as including assessment of learning
• Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others
• Demonstrated responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices in the classroom
• Demonstrated ability to reflect critically on institutional and teaching practices that aim to increase cultural responsiveness
• Knowledge and understanding of the accountability and critical dimensions of equity
• Demonstrated ability addressing issues of equity in the classroom
Desired Qualifications/Performance Expectations:
• Successful teaching experience at the community college level
• Demonstrated ability to employ innovative teaching techniques and methodologies
• Experience teaching diverse student populations
• Successful online teaching experience
• Knowledge of culturally-responsive pedagogical teaching techniques and effective ways for engaging students who are historically under-represented and under-served.
• *Equivalency Application Form and Process
Why would I complete the Equivalency Form when I’m already completing an application and have a relevant degree? To determine whether your current education, or exact discipline, and/or experience is "equivalent," you must submit an Equivalency Form to initiate a review by the Equivalency Committee at Cabrillo College and so that your application can move forward and be considered by the search committee.
Please note the Equivalency Committee will consider only those applicants who formally request equivalency consideration by submitting the Completed Equivalency Form with their application by the closing date stated in the job announcement. Be sure to attach detailed evidence such as unofficial transcripts and/or other certifications that support the equivalency.
For additional information please review our Applicant FAQ’s.
Starting Salary: $1,348 - $2,070 per teaching unit, per semester; salary placement determined by documented education and experience; maximum initial salary step placement on the Adjunct faculty salary schedule is step 9. An annual doctoral stipend of $90 per unit is granted to eligible adjunct faculty. Assignments may be at various campus locations; days, evenings, and/or weekends; hours to be arranged.
Additional Salary Information: $1,348 - $2,070 per teaching unit, per semester.
Internal Number: 41963
About Cabrillo College
Cabrillo College empowers students to be effective communicators, critical thinkers, and responsible world citizens. With a commitment to quality and equity, we connect all learners to pathways that propel them from where they are to where they aspire to be, including: academic, personal, and career growth.