The part-time college instructor is responsible for effective performance in the following areas: A. General Scope of Responsibilities
Excellence in teaching and instruction.
Maintenance of professional growth and academic currency.
Carrying out-of-area, departmental and/or program responsibilities.
B. Teaching and Instruction – The following duties are representative of the kinds of expectations that are normally required of a part-time Butte College instructor. Certain duties are common to the everyday operational needs of the College while other activities may be required on an as needed basis. All of the duties, however, are common requirements at various times for full-time instructional positions.
Plans for and is continually well prepared to teach.
Provides organized delivery of instruction.
Is courteous to and approachable by students.
Instruction is consistent with the stated and approved goals and content of the course.
Sticks to the subject matter of the course.
Inspires students to engage in subject matter.
Uses standards of student feedback that are clear, fair and followed consistently throughout the course.
Requires levels of instructor and student effort sufficient to the mastery of the subject or skills in the course.
Grades and returns student assignments and tests in a reasonable period of time.
Makes effective use of teaching aids and materials required of students (e.g., texts, manuals, etc.).
Prepares complete course outlines and syllabi.
Revisions to course content as needed for currency.
Coordinates with Department Chair to synchronize course contents and methods with other teachers in the program/discipline.
Meets and assists students during office hours or by appointment or at other reasonable times (optional).
C. Area or Departmental Responsibilities
Is knowledgeable about and abides by College policies and procedures. This includes the accurate and timely submission of all reports, grades and paperwork.
Meets deadlines and time targets.
Orders instructional materials, equipment and textbooks with sufficient lead times.
Exercises good judgment in the use of and/or management of facilities, equipment and supplies.
Attends assigned flex meetings as requested.
Works well with peers, classified staff and administration.
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Minimum qualifications with no degree or degree without a general education component, click here.
DISCIPLINES REQUIRING PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Work Experience Letters: For disciplines that do not require a master's degree, please attach letters from your employer verifying your related work experience. Please ensure the letter(s) note whether the experience was full-time or part-time. For part-time experience please be sure the letter(s) include the number of hours per week worked.
Bachelor's degree or higher - Attach letter(s) verifying 2 years of related full-time work experience.
Associate degree - Attach letter(s) verifying 6 years of related full-time work experience.
DIVERSITY AND EQUITY QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated understanding of and responsiveness to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds that characterize community college students in a manner specific to the position.
Butte College's main campus is located on a 928-acre wildlife refuge and we pride ourselves on being a national college leader in sustainability. Community partnerships matter to us. We work with our K-12 partners to create career pathways for students to seamlessly move from high school to Butte College coursework or credit to transfer to a four-year university. In fact, Butte College has the highest transfer rate of all California community colleges to California State University, Chico.