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Temporary, Part-Time Instructor (French)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS IN ITS ENTIRETY, ESPECIALLY REGARDING:
1. EQUIVALENCY PROCESS, 2. TRANSCRIPT REQUIREMENTS, 3. FOREIGN TRANSCRIPT EVALUATION REQUIREMENTS, 4. LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATIONS


EQUIVALENCY PROCEDURE

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement but believe they possess the equivalent, must submit an Equivalency Application Form including full supporting documentation and mail to the Human Resources Department (this is separate from the online application.) All non-U.S transcripts must be evaluated by an evaluation and translation service in order to be reviewed for equivalency. The Equivalency Application Form may be downloaded from our website, www.peralta.edu, in the Human Resources area.

Note: Denial by the Equivalency Committee is final and cannot be re-opened for this announced position. If an applicant applies for an additional position in the same discipline that is subsequently announced, the applicant may submit an Equivalency Application Form by the application deadline date, requesting a new equivalency determination only if additional evidence is submitted for consideration.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

1. Required documents will include:

· Current resume of experience, formal education/training and qualifications.
· Copies of supporting credentials, if applicable.
· Copies of transcripts from fully accredited college or university institutions. (This means we do not need official copies. Please do not mail or fax transcripts. Please do not have your college send us your transcripts. You must scan your transcripts and upload them to your application.)


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Copies of diplomas will not substitute for  transcripts***
This means do not upload diplomas to your application, we only need conferred transcripts. (If hired, only then will it be required to submit official transcripts from fully accredited college or university.)
Information on transcripts must include degree awarded and confer date.Transcripts without this information and online applications without transcripts will be disqualified.
PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT AN APPLICATION IF YOUR DEGREE WILL NOT BE CONFERRED UNTIL A LATER DATE.
A MINIMUM OF A MASTER'S DEGREE MUST BE CONFERRED WHEN THE APPLICATION IS SUBMITTED.
THIS ALSO MEANS THAT IF YOUR Ph.D IS NOT YET COMPLETE, DO NOT SUBMIT UNLESS YOU ALSO SUBMIT YOUR CONFERRED MASTER'S TRANSCRIPT. ALL TRANSCRIPTS MUST INCLUDE A CONFER DATE.



Note:  A written evaluation by an official foreign credentials/transcripts evaluation and translation service must be submitted for Foreign Degree(s)(non-U.S.degrees) by the application deadline date.
All non-U.S. transcripts must include a certified evaluation/translation document certifying that your non-U.S. degree is equivalent to a U.S. degree.
All non-U.S. transcripts without a certified evaluation document will be disqualfied.


2. Applications and attachments (resume, cover letter, copies of transcripts, letters of recommendations, etc.) will ONLY be accepted through the online process. WE DO NOT ACCEPT MAILED OR FAXED APPLICATIONS OR ITS ATTACHMENTS.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT CONFIDENTIAL LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION EITHER BY EMAIL OR FAX.
LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATIONS ARE OPTIONAL, THEREFORE ARE NOT PART OF THE SCREENING PROCESS. YOU MAY INCLUDE THEM IN YOUR APPLICATION ONLY IF YOU HAVE THEM IN YOUR POSSESSION. YOU WILL NEED TO SCAN THEM AND UPLOAD THEM INTO YOUR APPLICATION.



3. Travel expenses for the interview and selection process will be borne by the candidates.
4. Skype and phone interviews are not permitted.

Appointment to the position is conditional upon the approval of the Chancellor.


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employees must satisfy all pre-employment requirements to work for the District which include, but are not limited to, the following items:

REQUIRED FOR ALL EMPLOYEES
Tuberculosis Examination:  Prior to employment, the successful candidate will be required to submit evidence (either skin test or X-ray report) of being free of tuberculosis within the past sixty (60) days.  The TB test is a condition of employment and any expense must be borne by the successful candidate.

Fingerprinting Requirement:

As a condition of employment, all employees working for community colleges in the State of California are required to be fingerprinted within the first ten (10) working days of the date of employment pursuant to Education Code Section 88024. The District Office of Human Resources processes fingerprints electronically. During the employment intake process, new employees will be given information to have their fingerprints taken at another location.

Immigration Requirement:  According to the Immigration Reform and Control Act, the Peralta Community College District is required to verify that all new employees are:

1) A citizen or national of the United States;
2) An alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States; or
3) An alien authorized by the the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service to work in the United States.

All new employees are required to complete and sign a verification form and provide documentation attesting that he/she is a United States citizen, national, or an alien lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

District Policy:  A Social Security Card will be required following selection and prior to completion of the hiring process.  The employment process cannot be completed without a copy of the Social Security Card on file in the Office of Human Resources.

Agency Shop Requirement:  This position is covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, which includes an agency shop provision.  This provision requires that, as a condition of employment, a new employee must either become a member of the union or pay a service fee to the union.

MAY BE REQUIRED
Medical Examination:  Under state regulations and as a condition of employment, certain positions may require a medical examination prior to employment.  Expenses incurred will be borne by the employee.

MISSION STATEMENT
We are a collaborative community of colleges.

· Together, we provide educational leadership for the East Bay, delivering programs and services that sustainably enhance the   region’s human, economic, environmental, and social development.

· We empower our students to achieve their highest aspirations. We develop leaders who create opportunities and transform lives.

· Together with our partners, we provide our diverse students and communities with equitable access to the educational   resources, experiences, and life-long opportunities to meet and exceed their goals.

The Peralta Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In conformance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for Reasonable Accommodations may be made to the Office of Human Resources by calling (510) 466-7283.

The Peralta Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

Posting Details

College Information

Peralta/College Information

College of Alameda

College of Alameda’s mission is to meet the educational needs of its multicultural and diverse community by providing excellent comprehensive and flexible programs including basic skills, transfer, and occupational, which will enable each student to achieve his/her own unique goals.


The College is California’s only island-based community college and it offers both park-like tranquility and easy access to urban resources. Having served almost half a million day, evening and weekend students since its 1970 founding, College of Alameda enjoys a well-deserved reputation for excellence in its academic, vocational, and student support programs. The College of Alameda is proud of its strong ties to the City of Alameda and is recognized for its strong partnerships with the local business community.



Laney College

Laney College, in the heart of vibrant, multicultural downtown Oakland, features the cosmopolitan atmosphere and human energy of a big-city university. Laney is adjacent to the Oakland Museum of California, blocks from historic Chinatown and a pleasant stroll from Lake Merritt.


Since 1948, Laney has provided educational opportunities to students throughout the East Bay and beyond. Serving approximately 14,000 students each semester, Laney reflects the incredible diversity of the community that surrounds it and provides opportunities to traditionally underserved populations. Dozens of languages are spoken on Laney’s campus each day.


The school boasts a proven track record of success with exceptional educational programs. The college was given full accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) in summer 2009 – a distinction awarded to only five community colleges out of the 27 reviewed that year. In addition, Laney ranks among the top community colleges in California in transferring students to U.C. Berkeley.



Merritt College

Merritt College is a public, comprehensive, two-year college, maintained by the Peralta Community College District in Alameda County. With a comprehensive day and evening program of transfer, technical, occupational and basic skills education, the College is committed to meeting the educational needs of the diverse student population it serves.


Located on a 125-acre site in the hills of East Oakland, Merritt College combines modern, spacious facilities with a spectacular view of the entire Bay Area. An integral part of a large, busy urban community, the location provides a sense of tranquility and peace.



Berkeley City College

Berkeley City College is just blocks from the University of California – Berkeley. The energetic new urban campus stands on the cutting edge of community college education. University preparation and occupational training classes form the core of the Berkeley City College curriculum, which also features model programs in fields as diverse as American Sign Language, Biotechnology, and Multimedia.


The new campus is located in downtown Berkeley, and houses state-of-the-art facilities assuring that the college meets the educational needs of students and the community. With the opening of the new facility, Berkeley City College is significantly expanding educational programs at the college and increasing student enrollment and community participation in college activities.

Position Information

Job Title Temporary, Part-Time Instructor (French)
Compensation Ranges from $43.81 - $92.55/hour. Salary placement based on education, experience and other provisions outlined in the District's agreement with the Peralta Federation of Teachers.
Benefits Information

FRINGE BENEFITS

The Peralta Community College District offers a number of voluntary fringe benefits to temporary, part-time faculty, including the ability to subscribe for medical and dental insurance in the District’s group coverage program and sick leave under certain conditions.

Position Type Academic
Department Human Resources-Personnel (135)
Job Description Summary
Duties & Responsibilities

The Peralta Community College District invites applications for our Temporary, Part-Time Faculty pool in the following disciplines:


FRENCH

Minimum Qualifications

1. Possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in French;
OR
2.
Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in French;
AND
possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in another language or linguistics.
OR
3.
May submit a fully satisfied lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing service to teach courses in French.
(California credentials were no longer issued after July 1, 1990).
OR
4.
The equivalent qualifications.
(Candidates who claim equivalency must provide conclusive evidence, as clear and reliable on the college transcripts as required on the District Equivalency Application Form. Refer to the Equivalency Procedures below. This is not a process to waive the minimum qualifications.)
6. Applicant must have demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college staff, faculty, and students.

Desirable Qualifications
Environmental Demands
Other Requirements

The minimum qualifications for academic disciplines taught in California Community Colleges are outlined in the document at this link: http://californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu/Portals/0/FlipBooks/2014_MQHandbook/#/0.

For non-Master’s degree disciplines, please note that the District requires four years of experience with a Bachelor’s degree and six years of experience with an Associate’s degree.

Tools & Equipment Used
Application Deadline Date Applications reviewed, as needed.
Open Date 04/20/2017

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you find out about the position?
    • Asian Week
    • California Community College Chancellor's Office website
    • Career Builder
    • Chronicle of Higher Education website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education newspaper
    • Community College Jobs Website
    • Community College Times
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • El Mundo
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • Job Fair, Conference or Workshop
    • Local Newspaper (Oakland Tribune, SF Chronicle, ect)
    • Oakland Post
    • Peralta Jobs Website
    • Walk-In (PCCD Office of Human Resources)
    • Women in Higher Education
    • Word of Mouth
    • 24-Hour Job Line
    • Other
  2. If you chose "Other" as your answer for the above question, please provide details

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. List of References
  2. Other Document
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Curriculum Vitae
  7. Training/Certification Document