Under the general supervision and direction of the Division Dean of the Languages, Library, and Learning Resources Division, the primary responsibility of the person assigned to this position is to teach courses up to 10 (ten) units in one of the college's foreign language disciplines (Japanese).
- Responsibilities and Duties
- Instruct courses in a specific foreign language to meet the educational requirements stated in the credit course outlines.
- Assist the Division Dean in cooperating with campus and community groups to provide programs, courses, and information relevant to the needs of the students and the program.
- Assist the Division Dean in the preparation of required reports by providing requested information.
- Participate in the departmental process of curriculum review and modification.
- Complete various reporting procedures as required for student evaluation, course reporting and budget development.
- Attend various departmental, divisional, and campus-wide activities as stipulated.
- Participate in departmental, divisional and campus-wide committees as part of the shared-governance process.
- Participate in divisional committees as assigned by the Division Dean.
- Perform other necessary duties, which assure the smooth functioning of the Division, as assigned by the Division Dean and as outlined in Board Policy.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Copies of transcripts showing degrees earned and conferral dates are required attachments with the application.)
- Master's in the foreign Language being taught OR Bachelor's degree in the foreign language being taught, AND Master's degree in another language or linguistics OR the equivalent.
- Demonstrated teaching experience.
- Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
- Experience teaching postsecondary courses, especially at the community college level.
- Experience teaching survey courses in a foreign language.
- Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to different levels of students' ability and learning styles.
- Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to students from different cultures and ethnic groups.
- Demonstrated ability to use innovative and creative teaching techniques and equipment.
- Demonstrated leadership ability and desire to stay current in the field.
- Demonstrated ability to work with community groups and the schools in order to coordinate the educational program with the needs of the community.
- Desire and willingness to make the educational programs successful.
- Earned doctorate in a foreign language from an approved institution.