Santa Rosa Junior College FACULTY (ADJUNCT) - COLLEGE SKILLS/TUTORIAL in Santa Rosa, California

PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE: Thursday, October 26, 2017* (Open until filled)

*Applications are accepted for adjunct faculty pools for a period of one year from the filing priority deadline date. If the department has an immediate need to add candidates to their pool, they will review applications received by the priority deadline date. All applications received after the priority deadline will remain on file for the next review by the department, or for up to one year. If the department does not have an immediate need to add candidates to their pool, all applications will remain on file until the need arises, or for up to one year. If selected for interview, candidates will be invited to meet with a committee. If selected for the pool, candidates remain in the pool for a period of four years.


Adjunct faculty assignments are part-time, temporary and/or on-call faculty assignments, on an immediate or as needed basis (as specified in Education Code Section 87482.5).Candidates selected for the pool and offered an assignment must be located near enough to the District or plan on moving near the District to accept part-time, substitute or emergency assignments. Applicants who live at a distance and have the expertise to teach online may also be considered, if online courses are offered in the department of interest. Candidates who are recommended for the pool after committee interviews will only be added to the pool for disciplines interviewed and qualified for (not necessarily all disciplines included in this job posting where multiple disciplines are listed).Assignments could involve full or partial assignment at any of the District's sites or off-campus locations, and could involve any combination of day or evening classes, with office hours being mandatory.

We are accepting applications for instructors for inclusion in a pool who are qualified to instruct in one or more of the following areas:

  • Immediate need: bilingual Spanish instructors for Basic Skills/GED Prep program.
  • Teach Basic Skills classes in reading, writing and mathematics (including non-credit and credit courses), in both English and bilingual settings.
  • Teach Basic Skills classes with reading, writing and mathematics related content under Adult Education as part of their jail program. Note that this category of need requires clearance to work in the jail.
  • Utilize online instruction, computer-assisted instruction, and other delivery methodologies.

The department is also seeking individuals who are qualified to tutor in at least two of these areas:

  • All levels of math
  • Sciences, including chemistry
  • Statistics
  • Accounting


The College Skills/Tutorial Department of Santa Rosa Junior College is accepting applications for a pool of qualified candidates with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and, most importantly, to our students.


The College Skills/Tutorial Department at Santa Rosa Junior College offers developmental-level reading, writing, and math classes plus tutorial services at both the Santa Rosa and Petaluma campuses. In addition, the department offers noncredit, open-entry basic skills/ GED Prep labs and classes on both campuses and in several locations in the county in both English and Spanish. Computer-assisted instruction is an integral part of College Skills classes. The staff is composed of 8 full-time faculty, 59 adjunct faculty, and 24 classified employees.

Examples of Duties:

Adjunct faculty are responsible for maintaining currency in their field(s) of expertise. Adjunct faculty focus primarily on providing instruction and/or student services. They may be required to participate in student learning outcomes assessment. Adjunct faculty are typically not required to participate in District or Department Service such as committee work, evaluations, and hiring committees, but may be asked to perform these services for additional compensation.

Minimum Qualifications:


Required for Credit: Any Master's degree level discipline in which learning assistance is provided at Santa Rosa Junior College: mathematics, natural sciences, social sciences, or humanities; OR a Master's degree in education, educational psychology, or instructional psychology, or other Master's degree with emphasis in adult learning theory; OR the equivalent.

Required for Non-Credit:Bachelor's degree in any Social Science, Humanities (including Foreign Languages), Mathematics, Natural Science or Liberal Studies; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Basic Education.

Preferred for all areas:

  1. Recent training, tutoring experience, or teaching experience in one or more areas of the College Skills/Tutorial curriculum.
  2. Familiarity with a variety of pre-collegiate Basic Skills and GED curricula, especially math and English.
  3. Fluency in Spanish.
  4. Experience with diverse student populations.
  5. Experience in online teaching.

Required for all areas: Sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, exactly as listed above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at the time of application.


Opening Date/Time: Wed. 09/13/17 12:00 AM Pacific Time

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Type: Adjunct

Location: SRJC Multi-Site, Sonoma County, California

Department: College Skills