Economics Instructor (One or More)

  • South Orange County Community College District
  • South Orange County Community District, Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo, CA, USA
  • Jan 14, 2020
Part time / Adjunct   BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance

Job Description

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Job Category: Full-Time Faculty
Job Close Date: 02/10/2020
Open Until Filled No
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Position ID: P0001621
Job Opening ID: REQ8583
Position Title: Economics Instructor (One or More)
Department Social Sciences (IVC-079-053)
Term: 10 Months/Year
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Pay Basis: Monthly
% of Range: 100%
Hours per week: 36
Receives benefits: Yes
Location: 10-Irvine Valley College
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Minimum Qualifications:

For this position, candidates must have at least one of the following:

1. Master’s degree or higher in economics from an accredited college or university; OR

2. Bachelor’s degree in economics AND a Master’s degree or higher in business, business administration, business management, business education, finance, or political science from an accredited college or university; OR

3. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990); OR

4. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1 or 2 above.

Experience Required:

• One year full time (or equivalent part-time) recent and successful experience teaching lower division principles of microeconomics and/or macroeconomics classes.
• Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desired Qualifications:

Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating a high level of expertise on the basis of:

• Recent and successful experience teaching lower division principles of microeconomics and/or macroeconomics at the community college level.
• College or university course work in the areas of global economics, international economics, environmental economics, real estate economics, econometrics, and/or financial planning.
• Demonstrated success in graduate-level coursework in microeconomic and macroeconomic theory and quantitative analysis.
• Knowledge of and ability to integrate computer technology in the classroom and be able to use such technology to offer curriculum and instruction through distance delivery modes, as appropriate.
• Understanding of current and emerging instructional and educational delivery technologies.
• A demonstrated strong commitment to quality teaching, student success, and academic excellence.
• Possess an understanding of different instructional modalities to match different student learning styles.
• Possess strong interpersonal skills.
• Experience in curriculum development and online delivery.
• Interest in networking within the community to promote economic education and internship opportunities.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

Advance student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines for the various courses in the economics department.
• Integrate computer technology to offer instruction in the traditional classroom as well as through distance delivery modes.
• Participate in the development and revision of curriculum in the department and college committees and in professional development activities.
• Maintain current knowledge in the subject-matter area for effective teaching/learning strategies; maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
• Participate in general faculty functions related to the educational program, in-service programs, professional development and college governance. Assignments may include evening and weekend hours.

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Assignment Type: Full Time, Tenure Track
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