Lecturer/Instructor of SPED Programs - CAPSES (Temporary Employee Pool)

University of the Pacific

United States

October 11, 2021

Description

Posting Details

Title Lecturer/Instructor of SPED Programs - CAPSES (Temporary Employee Pool)

Campus Stockton Department Benerd College Posting Number F00435 Full or Part Time Part Time Open Date 07/13/2021 Close Date 10/11/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Days Per Week Weeks Per Year

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions

The University of the Pacific, Benerd College seeks instructors to teach classes on a part-time basis to students in an online only MA program in partnership with the California Association of Private Special Education Schools.

Our current part-time faculty are drawn from regional expertise in teaching and leadership, and offer a wealth of practitioner-based expertise to our students. Lecturers/Instructors are part-time, non-tenure-track employees, contracted via mutually-signed offer letters, to teach specific classes during specific semesters (specific dates) as outlined in the offer letter. Please note that faculty rank and title are contingent upon the successful candidate's experience and qualifications.

All part-time faculty are expected to perform the following duties: • Complete all employment documents and any required trainings, and submit employment documents such as signed offer letters in a timely manner. • Prepare for your course, including obtaining the approved syllabus, and updating course schedule, teaching methods, assessments, assignments as appropriate an required. • Provide a classroom environment conducive to learning. • Adhere to all University and school policies. • Teach the assigned course(s) as published in the Academic schedule and noted in the offer letter, using andragogical (adult learning theory) and other teaching methods fairly and effectively. • Track student attendance using tools provided, and refer students to the B-hive (Office of student support services) if required for attendance or performance issues. • Must use the University's LMS (Learning Management System) which is CANVAS, to post syllabus, assignments, reference materials, and to communicate with students. • Read submitted student work and assessments/exams, and provide written/oral /video comments to students in a timely manner to provide feedback on performance. • Meet with students during “office hours” to provide individualized direction and assessment of progress, as needed. • In order to ensure the proper number of teaching hours is completed, work with Administration to schedule “make-up” classes for any cancelled classes. • Grade all mid-term and final examinations/papers, and other assessments as appropriate, and submit those grades per timelines using the InsidePacific portal. • Review student-completed course evaluations conducted online at the end of each semester to analyze student perceptions of your teaching and to provide insight into possible teaching improvements.

Minimum Qualifications

• Must hold a graduate degree in a relevant field. • Three (3) years relevant professional experiences in the applicable P/K-12 educational setting within the last five (5) years in Special Education or other settings as appropriate to the specific course. • Content and pedagogical knowledge required for the specific course. • Credential: California Education Specialist Credential required; additional credentials for California Multiple Subject, Single Subject, Mild/Moderate Disabilities or Moderate/Severe Disabilities or Pupil Personnel Services credential are optional. • Ability to teach adult learners. • Demonstrated commitment to and teaching in diverse settings, as well as working with students from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Preferred Qualifications

• Prior higher education teaching experience.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Instructional delivery is online: the successful applicant would be required to have the necessary equipment (computer and internet access) to perform the job responsibilities and would be responsible for the appropriate ergonomics of their work environment.

Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: Work schedule is dependent on the course hire.

Special Instructions

This Benerd College recruitment is to establish a pool of qualified candidates, from which multiple short term, temporary appointments may be made for the CAPSES program anticipated for the Summer III 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022, and Summer 2022 terms.

THIS POSTING IS NOT A GUARANTEE OF AN OPEN POSITION. Your application will be active for 90 days. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis and are reviewed by the hiring department as openings become available. To maintain your application within the system, you will need to re-apply.

Applicants must complete all applicable sections of the online application to be considered for a position. Candidates who are called for an interview must notify the Department of Human Resources in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed before the date of the interview.

Note: if a job-specific posting is created and you are interested in that specific position, please apply to that job posting. Submission of materials does not guarantee consideration for future employment in openings of this type since availability can be unpredictable and consideration competitive.

Contact Information Contact Email

Are Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting? Yes

Minimum Number of References 3 Maximum Number of References 3 Background Check Statement

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.

AA/EEO Policy Statement

University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Pacific participates in federal healthcare programs. As such, a required part of the hiring process is to verify that potential employees have not been excluded from participating in federal programs for mandatory exclusions (including for fraud, controlled substances crimes, patient abuse or neglect, or other program-related crimes) or for other permissive exclusions by the Office of Inspector General. A "Yes" response would be considered disqualifying. Please answer the following question accordingly: Are you currently excluded from participation in federal programs (including Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal healthcare program)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Pacific participates in federal healthcare programs. As such, a required part of the hiring process is to verify that potential employees have not been excluded from participating in federal programs for mandatory exclusions (including for fraud, controlled substances crimes, patient abuse or neglect, or other program-related crimes) or for other permissive exclusions by the Office of Inspector General. A "Yes" response would be considered disqualifying. Please answer the following question accordingly: Have you received notice that you are under review for possible exclusion from any federal programs (including Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal healthcare program)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How did you first learn about this employment opportunity?
  • University of the Pacific Website
  • Asianlife.com
  • Blackperspective.com
  • CentralValleyJobs.com
  • Craigslist
  • Dice.com
  • Higheredjobs.com
  • Hispanic-Jobs.com
  • Indeed.com
  • Insidehighered.com
  • LinkedIn
  • Lgbtconnect.com
  • Metrochamber.org
  • Monster.com
  • Thelaa.org
  • SimplyHired.com
  • Workplacediversity.com
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
  • Chronicle of HIgher Education
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
  • EDUCAUSE
  • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
  • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - Northern California (NorCal HERC)
  • Modesto Bee
  • Pacific Employee
  • Personal Referral
  • Professional or Association Listserv
  • Publication or website from a professional organization
  • Sacramento Bee
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • Stockton Record
  • Agency Referral
  • Other Online Job Board
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

  • Resume
  • Other Document
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