Special Instructions to Applicants
We strongly advise you to read the FAQ and the information on \"How to Apply\" before starting the application process.
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following:
1. A completed application for academic employment
2. A cover letter discussing methods, theories, or technologies especially relevant to your teaching style and describing any qualifications not evident in your resume or curriculum vita.
3. A resume/CV summarizing your educational background and experience.
4. Transcripts of ALL college coursework (legible unofficial transcripts are acceptable but must state that the degree has been awarded if applicable); transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States must be accompanied by a detailed evaluation from a formal evaluation agency; applicants wishing to claim equivalence to the minimum qualifications must also follow the instructions and guidelines at www.miracosta.edu/administrative/hr/downloads/Equivalency_008.pdf and submit appropriate equivalency documents.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Continued
Applicants will not be contacted unless selected for interview. Offer of employment to the persons selected for these positions is contingent upon: 1) submission of a current TB test clearance, 2) proof of eligibility to work in the United States, 3) fingerprint clearance, and 4) submission of official transcripts indicating appropriate degree(s) awarded or submission of a valid appropriate California Community College teaching credential.
If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation with the application and/or interview process, please contact the Human Resources office at 760.###.####.
Basic Function and Other Details
The college is accepting applications to build a pool of instructors for possible future part-time assignments at all locations. The department chairperson or designee will review applications as vacancies become available.
Representative Duties: (E) = Essential Job Function)
The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching classes as assigned by the area dean; maintaining thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her discipline; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content and assessing student achievement.
Adherence to District policies and procedures is expected.
Any Bachelor's degree or higher and two years of professional experience directly related to this assignment
OR Any Associate degree and six years of professional experience directly related to this assignment
OR a valid appropriate California Community College Credential in the discipline area
OR the equivalent*
AND have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
*Applicants wishing to claim equivalence to the minimum qualifications must also follow the instructions and guidelines at www.miracosta.edu/administrative/hr/downloads/Equivalency_008.pdf.
Degrees and applicable college coursework must be from an accredited institution (a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Dept of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation).
If your degree/coursework is from a college or university anywhere outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. A partial list of agencies can be found at Transcripts or translations in English still require the evaluation to show the U.S. equivalence of your degree.
Successful teaching experience at the community college level.
Ability to engage and inspire students representing a wide variety of ages, demographic groups, and educational abilities.
Demonstrated success in teaching students from historically underrepresented groups, under prepared or nontraditional students, speakers of other languages, and students with learning disabilities.
Successful experience with different learning technologies.
Strong academic preparation in area of instruction.
Ability to communicate effectively both in oral and written discourse.
Commitment to the community college objective of providing lower-division instruction for students of diverse abilities, interests, and cultural backgrounds.
Primarily sedentary with intermittent standing, walking, bending and stooping; occasional light lifting and carrying of objects weighing 25 pounds or less; ability to work at a computer, including repetitive use of computer keyboard, mouse or other control devices; ability to travel to a variety of locations on and off campus as needed to conduct district business.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships involving interactions and communications personally, by phone and in writing with a variety of individuals and/or groups of individuals from diverse backgrounds on a regular, on-going basis; ability to concentrate on detailed tasks for extended periods of time and/or intermittently while attending to other responsibilities; ability to work effectively under pressure on multiple tasks concurrently while meeting established deadlines and changing priorities.
Primarily works in an office or classroom environment. Subject to frequent interruptions by individuals in person or by telephone; intermittent exposure to individuals acting in a disagreeable fashion. May work at any district location or authorized facility during day and/or evening hours with occasional evenings, and/or weekends on an as-needed basis. Occasional local travel may be requested.
MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing an educational environment which affirms and supports diversity in its faculty, staff, and administration, and promoting an environment of inclusion. The college's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is expressed in the policy found at