Economics Instructor (One or More)

Saddleback College

Mission Viejo, CA

ID: 7086981 (Ref.No. P0020049)
Posted: October 12, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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.

Employees must also have:

Commitment to equity and diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.  The applicant must be able to demonstrate how these factors relate to the need for equity minded practices within an educational environment.

Experience Required:
• Three (3) years full-time (or equivalent part-time) recent and successful experience      teaching lower division principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics classes.

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, preferably at the community college level. 
• Graduate coursework in the areas of mathematical economics, econometrics, global economics, international economics, environmental economics, real estate economics, and/or financial planning 
• 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. 
• Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging instructional and educational delivery technologies. 
• Demonstrated, strong commitment to quality teaching, student success, and academic excellence.  
• Strong interpersonal skills. 
• Knowledge of different instructional modalities to match different student learning styles. 
• Experience in curriculum development in economics.  
• Experience in online delivery of instruction in principles of economics.  
• Experience in development and assessment of student learning outcomes. 
• Experience in program review of an academic department.  
• Interest in networking within the community to promote economic education and internship opportunities.  
• Evidence of and understanding of the diverse ways in which the needs of students are met on a community college campus, including through faculty leadership positions, committee      representation, and collaboration at the department, division, college, and district levels. 

Assignment Type:
Full Time, Tenure Track

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume / CV

  2. Cover Letter

  3. Transcript 1

  4. Letter of Recommendation 1

  5. Letter of Recommendation 2

  6. Letter of Recommendation 3

Optional Documents

  1. Transcript 2

  2. Transcript 3

  3. Other Doc

  4. Foreign Transcript Evaluation 1

  5. License or Certificate

At the South Orange County Community College District, our goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that fosters and celebrates diversity, promotes and rewards excellence, and is welcoming to all. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff, and students to live, work, and contribute in a global society. The Plan reflects the District's commitment to equal employment opportunity and outlines the active steps that ensure nondiscriminatory practices.