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Part-Time Lecturer POOL - Dept. of Child Development

Apply now Job no: 512722
Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: San Bernardino - San Bernardino Campus
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Behavioral Sciences, Temporary, Part Time

 

California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,000 students, of which 81% are first-generation college students and graduates about 5,000 students annually. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has one of the most diverse student populations of any university in the Inland Empire, and the second highest Hispanic enrollment of all public universities in California. CSUSB employs 467 full-time faculty and offers 48 undergraduate, 35 graduate, and one doctoral degree programs and 14 academic programs with national accreditation.

At CSUSB, diversity, equity and inclusion are values central to our mission. We recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our students and community. As part of CSUSB’s commitment to hire, develop and retain a diverse faculty, we offer a variety of networking, mentoring and development programs for our junior faculty. We are committed to building and sustaining a CSUSB community that is supportive and inclusive of all individuals. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. CSUSB has received the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, which recognizes CSUSB’s ongoing commitment to service-learning, a high-impact practice that combines classroom instruction with meaningful volunteer service and correlates strongly to student success.

JOB SUMMARY

The Department of Child Development is seeking individuals to teach courses in child development and/or early childhood education.  We offer a variety of courses to students including those focusing on various age children (from 0-18), developmental domains (cognitive, social emotional, etc.), contexts of development (families, school environments, etc.), and critical issues (diversity, special education, assessment). We also provide courses in statistics and research methodology. 

TYPICAL ACTIVITIES

Preferred candidates will be expected to meet the traditional requirements of excellence in teaching.

Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and to working effectively with faculty, staff and students across a wide range of disciplines.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must hold master’s degree or Ph.D. in Child Development or related field at time of employment and demonstrate evidence of teaching promise.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with CSUSB. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: CSUSB cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that CSUSB has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to CSUSB or individuals in the university community.

For health and well-being, CSUSB is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Child Development at CSUSB houses two undergraduate programs (Early Childhood Development and Child and Adolescent Development) and one graduate program. Roughly 600 students are served by 10 full-time and 5 part-time faculty. Our faculty are well renowned and have won awards such as the CSUSB Outstanding Professor Award and the CSUSB Golden Apple Award. Each of our programs offers first-rate, state-of-the-art classroom instruction, as well as opportunities to apprentice with faculty mentors in a wide variety of research areas and community-based professional activities. Our faculty and students are currently conducting research in key areas such as attachment in children and adults; best practices in early childhood education; youth civic engagement; and cognitive training to increase school success. The Department of Child Development faculty are also involved in numerous campus and community initiatives housed under the Institute for Child Development and Family Relations including the Parenting Intervention Project, Building Executive Functions for Academic Success Training, Quality Start San Bernardino, and the Infant-Toddler Lab School. The rich experiences our programs provide enable students to gain access to high-quality graduate programs and rewarding professional careers.

To find out more about the Department of Child Development visit https://www.csusb.edu/child-development.  

For more information regarding the position, please contact:

Department Chair

Dr. Amanda Wilcox-Herzog 

awilcox@csusb.edu

(909) 537-4239

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter addressing your interest in teaching at CSUSB (no more than 2-pages) that includes:
    1. A brief statement of your teaching interest/philosophy
    2. A listing of any courses previously taught
    3. Whether you can teach at the Palm Desert or San Bernardino Campus and your availability
    4. A listing of potential courses you would be interested in teaching (please see our catalog: https://bulletin.csusb.edu/coursesaz/cd/  
  1. Reference List - names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) referees whom we may contact to obtain letters of recommendation. Confidential letters of recommendation will be solicited from those listed as references on the application if the applicant is moved forward in the recruitment process. 

Formal review of applications will commence as the department has a need based on course availability and budget.

If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply by using this CSU Recruit hyperlink at:  

https://secure.dc4.pageuppeople.com/apply/873/gateway/Default.aspx?c=apply&sJobIDs=512722&SourceTypeID=803&sLanguage=en-us&lApplicationSubSourceID=11243

Salary is commensurate with experience.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

This position may be “Designated” under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:
https://www.csusb.edu/human-resources/current-employees/employee-relations/conflict-interest

 

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