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Economics Instructor (One or More)

Irvine, California 92618
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Economics Instructor (One or More)

Irvine Valley College

Full Time, Tenure Track

Job Close Date:02/10/2020



In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu


Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

Advance student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines for the various courses in the economics department.

• Integrate computer technology to offer instruction in the traditional classroom as well as through distance delivery modes.

• Participate in the development and revision of curriculum in the department and college committees and in professional development activities.

• Maintain current knowledge in the subject-matter area for effective teaching/learning strategies; maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.

• Participate in general faculty functions related to the educational program, in-service programs, professional development and college governance. Assignments may include evening and weekend hours.


To Apply:

Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.  


NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.  


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.


Experience Required:

• One year full time (or equivalent part-time) recent and successful experience teaching lower division principles of microeconomics and/or macroeconomics classes.

• Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.


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 at the community college level.

• College or university course work in the areas of global economics, international economics, environmental economics, real estate economics, econometrics, and/or financial planning.

• Demonstrated success in graduate-level coursework in microeconomic and macroeconomic theory and quantitative analysis.

• 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.

• Understanding of current and emerging instructional and educational delivery technologies.

• A demonstrated strong commitment to quality teaching, student success, and academic excellence.

• Possess an understanding of different instructional modalities to match different student learning styles.

• Possess strong interpersonal skills.

• Experience in curriculum development and online delivery.

• Interest in networking within the community to promote economic education and internship opportunities.

Posted: 2020-01-10 Expires: 2020-02-10

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