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 
position
"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.

Seth./.
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Dr. Seth S. Pollack, Assistant Professor                              
Director, Service Learning Institute
California State University Monterey Bay 
100 Campus Center
Seaside, CA 93955-8001
831-582-3914 (tel)
831-582-3057 (fax)
seth_pollack at monterey.edu
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ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY

Coordinator of Introduction to Service Learning Instruction
One-year Temporary Lecturer, 2000-2001 academic year (Job # 
MB00-CSL05)

Appointment and Responsibilities
The position is a 1 academic year, temporary lecturer position.  There 
is
opportunity for additional summer contract work.  The salary is
competitive.

A search for the permanent, full-time position will take place during 
the
2000-01 academic year.

Under the general supervision of the Director of Service Learning, The
Coordinator of Introduction to Service Learning Instruction is 
responsible
for teaching the entry-level required course "Introduction to Service 
in
Multicultural Communities."   The purpose of this course is to foster 
the
development of self-reflective, culturally aware and responsive 
community
participants through reciprocal service and learning.  The coordinator 
is
also responsible for leading weekly faculty development workshops for 
the
cohort of faculty teaching courses that meet the Community 
Participation
University Learning Requirement (CSUMB’s lower-division service 
learning
requirement).   These workshops emphasize multicultural awareness and
skills, community/university partnership-building skills, and 
assessment
of student learning through service learning.

Essential Functions
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 
support
and mentoring for all faculty teaching Community Participation 
courses,
emphasizing work on cultural identities. 
3. Participate on university-wide learning outcome leadership 
committee
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
course objectives.

Other Functions
1. Participate in Service Learning Institute staff meetings.
2. Provide mentorship for service learning students and student 
leaders
(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 
identity,
religion).
® Experience teaching about service and multicultural civic 
engagement,
and fostering an ethic of civic responsibility.
® Knowledge of service learning theory and practice. 
® Experience in assessing student learning in an outcomes-based 
learning
environment.
® Experience facilitating learning in diverse classrooms or groups.
® Demonstrated ability to be self-reflective about how their 
identities
impact their interaction with individuals and groups broadly defined 
by
gender, race, age, sexual orientation, physical abilities, income,
educational background and job classification.
® Experience in faculty development, especially with regard to issues 
of
diversity and cultural identities.
® Ability to communicate in Spanish is desirable.

Minimum Qualifications
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 
higher
education.

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 
facilitates
review.  In particular, explain how your background and experience 
enable
you to both teach and lead faculty development in areas of 
multicultural
community participation. 
2. A curriculum vita or resume.
3. A list of four (4) references, including telephone numbers.

For application information see 
http://www.csumb.edu/general/fac-recruit
or contact:  Recruitment/Academic Personnel, CSU Monterey Bay, 100 
Campus
Center, Seaside, CA 93955-8001.  Tel:  831-582-3569. Fax:  
831/582-3811. 
E-mail:  faculty_recruitment at monterey.edu.

California State University Monterey Bay is an Equal Opportunity 
Employer.










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