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Adjunct Religious Studies Instructor Pool (CHC)
San Bernardino Community College District in San Bernardino, California
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Date Posted 07/06/2016
Faculty-Liberal Arts-Religious Studies & Theology
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline 06/30/2017

Position Information


Does this position accept online application? Yes
Job Title Adjunct Religious Studies Instructor Pool (CHC)
Position Type Part-Time Faculty
Number of Vacancies  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part Time
Employment Period Faculty-Academic Year
Temporary Positions 07-05-2016 thru 06-30-2017
Requested Start Date  
Classification Title  

Posting Text


Summary Description

Crafton Hills College seeks highly qualified professionals interested in teaching religious studies courses on-ground on its Yucaipa campus or in the online environment.

The Religious Studies program at Crafton Hills College offers a comprehensive curriculum which is among the most diverse of any California community college. The curriculum presently includes two foundation courses, Introduction to Religious Studies and Introduction to World Religions; religious traditions courses including Eastern Religions and Islam and other courses including Religion in America and History and Literature of the Bible.

Successful applicants will demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the discipline and be able to offer their expertise in specific areas represented in the curriculum. Those selected to teach online will also possess the knowledge and skills associated with effective online teaching and learning; and evidence of successful teaching experience in the online and/or hybrid environment. Upon hire, all online instructors must complete the college’s Online Instructor Readiness approval process. More information on this process is available at www.craftonhills.edu/Faculty_and_Staff/Online_Teaching

Examples of Duties

Teach courses from throughout the Religious Studies curriculum in the face-to-face environment to the standards established in the course outline of record.

Teach Religious Studies courses approved for distance education delivery in the online environment to the standards established in the course outline of record as well as the online course design standards established as part of the California Community College Online Education Initiative (OEI).

Participate in the assessment of student learning outcomes including dialogue with faculty colleagues within the discipline toward the goal of continuous quality improvement.

Contribute to the development of new curriculum and course outlines of record as appropriate.

Minimum Requirements

A master’s degree in religious studies, theology or philosophy OR a bachelor’s degree in any of the above AND a master’s degree in humanities OR the equivalent.

Experience that indicates a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical and learning disabilities.

Desired Qualifications

Experience teaching religious studies, philosophy or humanities courses at the college level.

Experience working with the population of community college learners.

Demonstrated commitment to teaching religious studies as the secular study of beliefs, behaviors and institutions in a manner that emphasizes systematic inquiry and cross-cultural perspectives.

Expertise in one or or more of the following areas: Eastern religions; Islam; Native American religion and spirituality; women and religion; myth, legend and folklore; and religion and science.

For applicants interested in teaching online, the following qualifications are also desired:

A minimum of two semesters experience teaching in the online and/or hybrid environment.

Experience teaching specific religious studies courses in both face-to-face and online environments.

Demonstrated ability to develop original online learning materials and experience using those materials in an instructional environment which affords faculty academic freedom.

Experience with the Blackboard learning management system or other non-proprietary learning management system such as Moodle.

Completion of the Introduction to Online Teaching and Learning course available through the @ONE project (http://www.onefortraining.com) or other comparable course, training or workshop series introducing essential knowledge and skills required for teaching in the online environment.

Completion of the @ONE Online Teacher Certification program or comparable online teaching effectiveness certificate.

Knowledge of and skill using a variety of instructional strategies appropriate to the online environment that contribute to student success and achievement.

Demonstrated ability to incorporate active learning in and foster frequent and effective student-to-teacher and student-to-student contact within the online environment.

Familiarity and compliance with regulations requiring accessibility of online learning materials to individuals with disabilities.

Working Hours Hours will vary depending on the class assigned.
Salary and Benefits

Lecture/Lab classes $60.00 per hour
Non-Instructional assignments $49.00 per hour

Posting Date 07/05/2016
Closing Date 06/30/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

This posting is to establish a pool of qualified applicants for the 2016-2017 academic year. Your application will remain on file for consideration until June 30, 2017.

To be considered a qualified applicant, interested persons must submit ALL of the following documents:

1. Completed San Bernardino Community College District online application. (Do not state “See Resume” on the application form.) Determination of applicants meeting minimum requirements will be based upon information provided in the SBCCD application. Resumes will be reviewed by the committee only after information satisfying minimum requirements have been listed in the SBCCD application. Paper applications will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

2. A Resume summarizing your educational and professional experience.

3. A Cover letter explaining how your experience and background demonstrates that you meet the minimum requirements for the position stated in the posting.

4. Unofficial transcripts that show you meet the minimum educational requirement(s) for the position. Only transcripts showing the awarded minimum required degree or higher degree will be accepted. Transcripts must be legible. Transcripts must be from a US accredited institution. Transcripts from outside the US must include an official evaluation for equivalency. Copies of diplomas will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts if the position requires a degree. Official Transcripts will be required upon hire. If possible, please highlight the area indicating the degree name/major and date the degree was awarded or conferred.

All interested parties must apply through the www.sbccdjobs.com website to be considered a qualified applicant. Applications that do not include all of the required documents will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements outlined in the posting may submit an Equivalency Request. The Equivalency Request and any additional supporting documents an applicant wishes to be considered must be attached.

As per the Clery Act of 1998, the campus security report can be found at http://www.sbccd.or/District_Police_Department/Clery_Act

Posting Number 2013P00735M
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