job: service learning instructor
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Fri Apr 7 17:04:58 CDT 2000
From: seth_pollack at monterey.edu
Please pass along the following job announcement for the faculty
"Coordinator of Introduction to Service Learning Instruction" at CSU
Monterey Bay. Priority screening date is May 15, 2000.
The job description is also included in the attachment. Thanks.
Dr. Seth S. Pollack, Assistant Professor
Director, Service Learning Institute
California State University Monterey Bay
100 Campus Center
Seaside, CA 93955-8001
seth_pollack at monterey.edu
ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY
Coordinator of Introduction to Service Learning Instruction
One-year Temporary Lecturer, 2000-2001 academic year (Job #
Appointment and Responsibilities
The position is a 1 academic year, temporary lecturer position. There
opportunity for additional summer contract work. The salary is
A search for the permanent, full-time position will take place during
2000-01 academic year.
Under the general supervision of the Director of Service Learning, The
Coordinator of Introduction to Service Learning Instruction is
for teaching the entry-level required course "Introduction to Service
Multicultural Communities." The purpose of this course is to foster
development of self-reflective, culturally aware and responsive
participants through reciprocal service and learning. The coordinator
also responsible for leading weekly faculty development workshops for
cohort of faculty teaching courses that meet the Community
University Learning Requirement (CSUMBs lower-division service
requirement). These workshops emphasize multicultural awareness and
skills, community/university partnership-building skills, and
of student learning through service learning.
1. Teach two (2) sections of "SL 200: Introduction to Service in
Multicultural Communities" each semester, including developing and
maintaining community/school partnerships.
2. Lead weekly faculty development sessions, coordinate curriculum
and mentoring for all faculty teaching Community Participation
emphasizing work on cultural identities.
3. Participate on university-wide learning outcome leadership
and appropriate Faculty Senate committee.
4. Respond to students requests for "independent assessment" of the
Community Participation ULR, conducting assessments where appropriate.
5. Monitor assessment of student learning outcomes, and evaluation of
1. Participate in Service Learning Institute staff meetings.
2. Provide mentorship for service learning students and student
(University Service Advocates, USAs).
3. Work collaboratively with other Service Learning Institute staff to
support other service learning initiatives and events.
Knowledge and Abilities
® Significant experience in using experiential learning techniques to
facilitate self-reflective learning on identity and diversity (e.g.
abilities, age, class, gender, primary language, race, sexual
® Experience teaching about service and multicultural civic
and fostering an ethic of civic responsibility.
® Knowledge of service learning theory and practice.
® Experience in assessing student learning in an outcomes-based
® Experience facilitating learning in diverse classrooms or groups.
® Demonstrated ability to be self-reflective about how their
impact their interaction with individuals and groups broadly defined
gender, race, age, sexual orientation, physical abilities, income,
educational background and job classification.
® Experience in faculty development, especially with regard to issues
diversity and cultural identities.
® Ability to communicate in Spanish is desirable.
1. An earned M.A. or equivalent in a related discipline.
2. The equivalent of three (3) years of progressively responsible and
professional level teaching and / or administrative experience in
Filing Deadline and Procedures
May 15 for priority review. Position open until filled.
A Complete application must include two (2) copies each of:
1. A brief letter summarizing qualifications in a manner that
review. In particular, explain how your background and experience
you to both teach and lead faculty development in areas of
2. A curriculum vita or resume.
3. A list of four (4) references, including telephone numbers.
For application information see
or contact: Recruitment/Academic Personnel, CSU Monterey Bay, 100
Center, Seaside, CA 93955-8001. Tel: 831-582-3569. Fax:
E-mail: faculty_recruitment at monterey.edu.
California State University Monterey Bay is an Equal Opportunity
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