Description This is a full-time, tenure track, 10 month-per-year instructor and coordinator position. The teaching load is 21 hours per week, with 40% allocated to special duties as defined below. The instructor will be responsible for teaching Noncredit ESL classes as well as for special duties as defined below.
Members of the full-time faculty will hold five office hours per week and are expected to devote as much time as necessary to perform the professional responsibilities of the position. Participation in professional activities, curriculum development, and campus committees is expected. This assignment will involve evening hours.
This position will report to the Division Chair of Noncredit ESL.
Start Date: Fall 2018
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Provide instruction to Noncredit ESL students in speaking, listening, reading, spelling, grammar, and/or composition.
Participate in faculty development and continuing education activities to maintain currency in the teaching field.
Collect and analyze data to achieve institutional, program, and student learning outcomes in support of Glendale Community College's mission statement.
Collaborate with instructors to develop and update Noncredit ESL curriculum and assessments.
Compile and analyze data to evaluate the effectiveness of division programs and implement necessary improvements.
Participate in monthly division meetings and campus-wide governance activities.
Ensure that GCC is in compliance with EL Civics grant requirements by submitting accurate and complete reports to the CASAS (Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System) office in a timely manner.
Attend training sessions and conferences for WIOA (Workforce, Innovation, and Opportunity Act), CASAS, and EL Civics (approximately eight per year).
Create and regularly update instructional materials and assessments for the EL Civics program.
Coordinate the required one-on-one assessments for EL Civics: train assessors and schedule testing for approximately 60 classes.
Complete and submit technology surveys, student interest surveys, and the EL Civics Technology report.
Monitor instructors' compliance with data collection and reporting requirements (surveys, assessments, etc.).
Support the Noncredit ESL Division Chair and the Administrative Dean of Community and Continuing Education in coordinating the activities in the in the citizenship office.
Visit citizenship classes twice a semester to promote the services of the citizenship office, such as assistance with photos, filing fees, and completing the application.
Under the direction of the Noncredit ESL division chair, manage approximately 15 classes held at five off-site locations.
In conjunction with the Noncredit ESL professional development coordinator, provide support and professional development to instructors at five off-site locations.
Ensure that textbooks and supplemental materials are available to students at off-site locations.
Minimum Qualifications Master's in TESL, TESOL, applied linguistics with a TESL emphasis, linguistics with a TESL emphasis, English with a TESL emphasis, or education with a TESL emphasis OR Bachelor's in TESL, TESOL, English with a TESL certificate, linguistics with a TESL certificate, applied linguistics with a TESL certificate or any foreign language with a TESL certificate AND Master's in linguistics, applied linguistics, English, composition, bilingual/bicultural studies, reading, speech, or any foreign language OR the equivalent.
Three or more years of experience in teaching Noncredit ESL in an adult education and/or community college setting.
Experience in managing academic programs.
Experience in developing curriculum and assessments for ESL programs.
Experience in fulfilling grant data collection requirements.
Salary Starting salary is from $59,207 to $81,968 per year depending upon education and experience. Step placement within the appropriate column is determined by Article VIII of the Collective Bargaining agreement. Fringe benefits, which are subject to change pursuant to negotiations under Section 3500 of the California Government Code, are presently provided and include family and domestic partner medical and dental, two-party vision plan, and employee life insurance.
Application Process This position requires the following documents to be attached to your online application in order to be considered:
• Current resume • Cover letter that addresses minimum and desirable qualifications • Two letters of recommendation that can attest to your professional experience, dated within the last THREE years • Transcripts showing all postsecondary work (i.e. Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, related certificates, etc.) and completion of required degree(s) must be submitted. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted only during the application process. Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. Foreign transcripts and degrees require official certification of equivalency to U.S. transcripts and degrees by a certified U.S. review service at the time of application, and must identify graduate level coursework.
Please note: All required documentation must be attached to the online application by the applicant by the closing date. Additional documents not requested in the announcement, will not be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Your application and any required attachments must be submitted by Friday, June 8, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. Applications with incomplete information (i.e. statements such as "see resume") or missing documents will not be considered. If you have additional questions please call 818-240-1000 ext. 5921.
Selection Process All completed applications and application materials will be screened to ensure that the minimum requirements stated in the job announcement are met. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and possess the highest degree of desired job-related qualifications will be invited to the college for an interview at their own expense. Each interview will include a teaching demonstration on an assigned topic. The College President will make the final recommendation to the Governing Board of Glendale Community College.
This position is offered contingent upon funding. The district reserves the right to extend, withdraw, and/or reopen this position at any time.
About the College Glendale Community College (GCC) is nestled in the foothills of the San Rafael Mountains, centrally located at the intersection of three major freeways, just ten miles from downtown Los Angeles. Glendale is affectionately known as Jewel City, one of the fastest growing communities in the Southern California region. A vibrant hub of economic activity and cultural diversity; it is an exciting place to work and live!
GCC is recognized throughout the state as a model of shared governance and collegiality. Known for excellence and rigor, we have one of the highest transfer rates to the UC system and other California four-year colleges. Additionally, the college offers a broad range of vocational programs and takes pride in providing outstanding student services and curriculum to help prepare students for success in the 21st Century.
GCC is committed to maintaining an environment which provides opportunities to individuals with a wide variety of talents, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. We believe in the importance of diversity amongst our faculty, staff, and student population to better serve the college and surrounding communities.
Equal Employment Opportunity Glendale Community College District provides all applicants for district employment with equal employment opportunities and provides present employees with training, compensation, promotion, and all other attributes of employment without regard to a person's race, religious creed, color, age, sex, national origin, veterans' status, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, gender identity or disability.
Accommodations Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation for the application, testing or interviewing processes should contact the Human Resources Department at the time of application submission.
Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Glendale Community College.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES Dr. Armine G. Hacopian, Dr. Vahe Peroomian, Ann H. Ransford, Anthony P. Tartaglia and Yvette Vartanian Davis
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