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Temporary, Part-Time Instructor (Art)


College Information
Peralta/College Information

College of Alameda

College of Alameda’s mission is to meet the educational needs of its multicultural and diverse community by providing excellent comprehensive and flexible programs including basic skills, transfer, and occupational, which will enable each student to achieve his/her own unique goals.

The College is California’s only island-based community college and it offers both park-like tranquility and easy access to urban resources. Having served almost half a million day, evening and weekend students since its 1970 founding, College of Alameda enjoys a well-deserved reputation for excellence in its academic, vocational, and student support programs. The College of Alameda is proud of its strong ties to the City of Alameda and is recognized for its strong partnerships with the local business community.

Laney College

Laney College, in the heart of vibrant, multicultural downtown Oakland, features the cosmopolitan atmosphere and human energy of a big-city university. Laney is adjacent to the Oakland Museum of California, blocks from historic Chinatown and a pleasant stroll from Lake Merritt.

Since 1948, Laney has provided educational opportunities to students throughout the East Bay and beyond. Serving approximately 14,000 students each semester, Laney reflects the incredible diversity of the community that surrounds it and provides opportunities to traditionally underserved populations. Dozens of languages are spoken on Laney’s campus each day.

The school boasts a proven track record of success with exceptional educational programs. The college was given full accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) in summer 2009 – a distinction awarded to only five community colleges out of the 27 reviewed that year. In addition, Laney ranks among the top community colleges in California in transferring students to U.C. Berkeley.

Merritt College

Merritt College is a public, comprehensive, two-year college, maintained by the Peralta Community College District in Alameda County. With a comprehensive day and evening program of transfer, technical, occupational and basic skills education, the College is committed to meeting the educational needs of the diverse student population it serves.

Located on a 125-acre site in the hills of East Oakland, Merritt College combines modern, spacious facilities with a spectacular view of the entire Bay Area. An integral part of a large, busy urban community, the location provides a sense of tranquility and peace.

Berkeley City College

Berkeley City College (BCC), one of California’s 112 community colleges, is centrally located in downtown Berkeley, only 1-1/2 blocks from the U.C. campus. The college’s mission is to contribute to the success of all students and to the well-being of the community by offering the best possible education which promises intellectual growth, social mobility, economic development and an understanding of diverse ideas and peoples. BCC is ranks second in the state in the percentage of students who transfer to U.C. Berkeley.

BCC serves students who seek general education, transfer to four-year universities, associate degrees and certificates in liberal arts, the sciences, career/technical areas, or foundational skills. BCC students represent a diverse mix of ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds. Many are the first in their families to attend college. The college is an active partner in local economic development and employment training endeavors and maintains a strong and unique collaboration with U.C. Berkeley. Berkeley City College’s world-class faculty has created a student-centered learning community dedicated to academic excellence and student success. They have won distinction in the sciences, arts, English, humanities, multimedia arts, and the social sciences.

Position Information
Job Title Temporary, Part-Time Instructor (Art)
Time Base Temporary, as Needed
Compensation Ranges from $42.77 – $89.24/hour. Salary placement based on education, experience and other provisions outlined in the District’s agreement with the Peralta Federation of Teachers.
Benefits Information


The Peralta Community College District offers a number of voluntary fringe benefits to temporary, part-time faculty, including the ability to subscribe for medical and dental insurance in the District’s group coverage program and sick leave under certain conditions.
Position Type Academic
Department Human Resources-Personnel (135)
Job Description Summary
Duties & Responsibilities

The Peralta Community College District invites applications for our Temporary, Part-Time Faculty pool in the following disciplines:

Minimum Qualifications

1. Possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Fine Arts, Art, or Art History;


2. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in any of the above;


3. A Master’s Degree in Humanities;

May submit a fully satisfied lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing service to teach courses in Fine Art, Art, or Art History. (California credentials were no longer issued after July 1, 1990).


5. The equivalent qualifications.
(Candidates who claim equivalency must provide conclusive evidence, as clear and reliable on the college transcripts as required on the District Equivalency Application Form. Refer to the Equivalency Procedures below. This is not a process to waive the minimum qualifications.)


6. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Desirable Qualifications
Environmental Demands
Other Requirements

The minimum qualifications for academic disciplines taught in California Community Colleges are outlined in the document at this link: http://web.peralta.edu/hr/files/2011/10/Minimum-Qualifications-Handbook-2010-2012.pdf.

For non-Master’s degree disciplines, please note that the District requires four years of experience with a Bachelor’s degree and six years of experience with an Associate’s degree.
Tools & Equipment Used
Application Deadline Date Applications reviewed, as needed.
Open Date 09/15/2014

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
How did you find out about the position?
Asian Week
California Community College Chancellor’s Office website
Career Builder
Chronicle of Higher Education website
Chronicle of Higher Education newspaper
Community College Times
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
Job Fair, Conference or Workshop
Local Newspaper (Oakland Tribune, SF Chronicle, ect)
Peralta Jobs Website
Walk-In (PCCD Office of Human Resources)
Women in Higher Education
Word of Mouth
24-Hour Job Line
If you chose “Other” as your answer for the above question, please provide details

(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Cover Letter
Optional Documents
List of References
Other Document
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Letter of Recommendation 3
Curriculum Vitae
Training/Certification Document