Adjunct Faculty, Sociology Job at Lake Tahoe Community College, South Lake Tahoe, CA

  • Lake Tahoe Community College
  • South Lake Tahoe, CA

Job Description


Adjunct Faculty, Sociology




Lake Tahoe Community College (LTCC) welcomes adjunct instructors who are able to teach in the Sociology discipline and illustrate a commitment to fostering a learning environment where resources are devoted to developing opportunities for students to break barriers and thrive as scholars and community members.

  • The teaching assignment may require teaching lecture-discussion courses during day, evening, or on Saturday and/or in an on-line/distance education format.
  • The assignments are based on departmental need on a quarter-by-quarter basis.
  • Applicant will secure and maintain home internet access during the duration of their employment to ensure regular and consistent contact with students.
Lake Tahoe Community College is committed to recruiting individuals that embody its commitment to diversity ( BP 7100) by:
  • actively demonstrating a commitment to embracing and celebrating diversity;
  • committing to collaboration, effective communication and the development of strong working relationships;
  • promoting purposeful inclusion of all groups and the free exchange of ideas in a respectful, trusting and considerate environment; and
  • demonstrating a commitment to an environment where all students achieve their goals and have access to equitable resources and opportunities.
The ideal candidates for this position is an equity-minded individual who understands the importance of holding ourselves accountable for closing equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices both in and out of the classroom. LTCC strives to attract candidates who view the elimination of inequities as an individual and collective responsibility and who are able to reframe inequities as a problem of practice. In addition, the ideal candidate is able to demonstrate a commitment to student-centered teaching practices, effective cross-disciplinary and cross campus collaboration, transparent decision-making, and purposeful service to the community. The ideal candidate embraces the role of an educator who is continually learning anti-racist pedagogy and adapting to the needs of a diverse student population.

The ideal candidates will have the ability to utilize culturally responsive teaching and pedagogy to support students.

Starting at $702 per unit, see salary schedule 15-00 Part-Time Academic for compensation information. Description:

Under the direction of the Dean of Instruction, teach assigned courses in the Sociology discipline’s curriculum.

  • Provide instruction for assigned courses. This includes preparation for in-class or on-line/distance education activities, evaluation of students’ work, consultation with students outside of class and/or on-line, maintenance of currency in the subjects taught.
  • Maintain accurate class and other records required by the district.
  • Submit, when due, attendance rosters and grade reports.
  • Follow course outlines as filed in the instruction offices.
  • Observe, support, and enforce the regulations, policies and programs of the District.
  • Provide each student with a written course syllabus at the beginning of the course.
  • Refer students to appropriate college sources for information on counseling and other student services.
  • Assist students by providing advice on requirements for successful achievement in the members’ area of expertise.
  • Maintain an effective classroom environment and workspace.
  • Work cooperatively within the college community.
  • Foster a positive working environment that is free from harassment, prejudice and/or bias.
  • Demonstrate a respect for the dignity of everyone.
Minimum References Needed:


Minimum Qualification:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements: All faculty must meet state-adopted minimum qualifications or the locally established equivalencies.

  • Master’s in sociology
  • OR Bachelor’s in sociology AND Master’s in anthropology, any ethnic studies, social work or psychology
  • OR the equivalent
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
NOTE: Applicants who claim equivalent qualifications shall provide conclusive evidence that they possess qualifications that are at least equivalent to those required by the minimum qualifications of the area for which they are applying. It is the responsibility of the applicant to supply all evidence and documentation for the claim of equivalency at the time of application.

Job Tags

Part time, Saturday, Afternoon shift,

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