Education/Library Science (505245)

  • Cal State University (CSU) Fullerton
  • Fullerton, California
  • Nov 28, 2021
Part Time Education and Training Library Services

Job Description

Description:

Employment Opportunity
Department of Literacy & Reading Education
Part-Time Undergraduate Lecturer Pool


POSITION

The Department of Literacy & Reading Education at CSU Fullerton invites applications for its Part-Time Undergraduate Lecturer Pool.

We welcome applications from individuals who are experienced and student centered to teach undergraduate Literacy & Reading courses.

This is a pool of part-time lecturers for the department to draw on as necessary.

APPOINTMENTS FROM THE PART-TIME POOL ARE TEMPORARY AND OFTEN MADE JUST PRIOR TO THE START OF THE ACADEMIC TERM. APPLICANTS MAY BE OFFERED EMPLOYMENT ON VERY SHORT NOTICE.

MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's in education with a specialization in reading or teaching reading from an accredited institution or foreign equivalent OR Bachelor's in any academic discipline from an accredited institution or foreign equivalent AND twelve semester units of course work in teaching reading AND Master's in English, literature, linguistics, applied linguistics, composition, comparative literature, TESL, or psychology OR the equivalent.
  • Teaching experience using multiple technologies and the ability to teach and develop courses for online instruction
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with students from intersecting historically marginalized social groups using innovative instructional approaches and methods
  • Committed to Just, Equitable, and Inclusive education

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Demonstrated experience using anti-racist teaching and social justice pedagogies.
  • Community college teaching experience

HOW TO APPLY

A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. Please provide the following materials as it relates to your application requirements:
  • Letter of interest or Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Diversity Statement
  • Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts upon offer)

Applications will be reviewed as needed.

Please direct all questions about the position to: Dr. Rosario Ordonez-Jasis, rordonez@fullerton.edu, Department Chair

COMPENSATION

All part-time faculty appointments are made as Lecturers, under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the CSU system and the California Faculty Association. Initial appointments are for one semester only. Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.

For a description of potential benefits, go to https://hr.fullerton.edu/total-wellness/benefits/

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT AND THE COLLEGE

California State University, Fullerton is a minority-serving institution and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. CSUF fosters an inclusive environment within which students, faculty, staff, and administrators thrive. Individuals advancing the University's strategic diversity goals and those from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

The theme "Reach. Teach. Impact" is the foundation of the College of Education's conceptual framework for program-specific learning outcomes that guide the operation of all initial and advanced programs in the college. These outcomes provide benchmarks to ensure that our candidates exit their programs as just, equitable and inclusive educators and leaders who possess the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to:

REACH the intersecting social identities of all learners through the critical examination of implicit and explicit biases and privileges in order to provide fair, respectful, non-discriminatory, equitable, inclusive, and humanizing learning environments.

TEACH through an anti-racist lens using culturally and linguistically relevant strategies, including educational technologies and community engagement, to provide equitable opportunities and supports necessary for all learners to attain high-quality outcomes.

IMPACT schools and communities through a commitment to dismantling systems of oppression by supporting students, teachers, and leaders as citizens in a highly diverse, global, interconnected, and digital world.


The Department of Literacy & Reading Education:
The department consists of a dynamic and diverse group of faculty scholars and scholar-practitioners who thrive on collaboration and innovative ideas. The faculty work together to prepare literacy leaders in several existing programs:
  • Master of Science in Education with a Concentration in Literacy and Reading
  • California Reading and Literacy Added Authorization and
  • California Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credential

CAMPUS & AREA

Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 41,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California's revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

MANDATED REPORTER PER CANRA

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

CLEARY ACT DISCLOSURE

California State University Fullerton is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security and fire safety report is available on the CSUF website. If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the Police Department in at 800 North State College Blvd or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (657) 278-7286.

TITLE IX

Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for the Title IX Coordinator

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CLEARANCE NOTICE

This offer is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or if information was knowingly withheld or falsified. Due to Covid-19, most federal, state and county courts are currently closed. As a result, our third party background screening provider may not be able to complete the background screen at this time. As a further condition to this offer, you are authorizing our third party background screening provider to complete its background check as necessary when the courts re-open and are further agreeing to execute, to the extent necessary, any documentation required in order to complete your background check upon the courts' re-opening.

Please note, that continued employment is contingent upon your successful completion of a background screening as required under CSU policy. Faculty rehired at CSUF after a break in service of 12 or more months who have not had a CSUF background check within the past 12 months will be subject to a new background check; rehire is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of the new background check.

JEIE/DIVERSITY STATEMENT PROMPT

Diversity is a defining feature of California's past, present, and future. Increasing the diversity of our educators to better reflect the population of California is just one aspect of the College of Education's dedication to just, equitable, and inclusive education. Diversity refers to the variety of personal experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences of culture and circumstance. Such differences include race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, language, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, geographic region, and more.

All College of Education students leave with a perspective that recognizes, acknowledges, and respects the knowledge and strengths all students bring from their communities. This perspective is known as Just, Equitable, and Inclusive Education (JEIE) and is evident in all our programs. College of Education students use this perspective to make community-based assets an integral component of curricular and pedagogical development. In this way, our graduates learn to value and draw upon students' backgrounds not only to support them in developing skills leading to success in the broader society, but also as a mechanism to transform our communities. We believe that all faculty and staff who work for the college must share these same commitments.

Click here http://ed.fullerton.edu/about-the-college/jeie.php to learn more about Just, Equitable, and Inclusive Education (JEIE).

The diversity statement should focus on your commitment to just, equitable, and inclusive education. This statement can take several different forms and may address:
  • Your contribution to issues of JEIE
  • How you incorporate issues of JEIE into your teaching materials and methods or in your research
  • How you have personally experienced issues regarding JEIE
  • Your experiences and/or qualifications that enhance your ability to work with diverse groups

The prompt will be reviewed looking at knowledge, application, experience, and expertise as it relates to JEIE. The strongest statement will look at the intersectionality of JEIE Social identity or marker.

COVID-19

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr@fullerton.edu.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Fullerton, California 92831 United States View Map