Provide quality instructions, create and maintain an environment
which emphasizes teaching and learning and encourages free
discussion of ideas, interests and issues. Primary duties of
adjunct faculty members are related to curriculum and teaching; the
assignment is divided between lecture and lab classes as determined
by the department. Adjunct instructional faculty are required to be
available to students outside of class.
Master’s in political science, government, or international
Bachelor’s in any of the above AND Master’s in economics,
history, public administration, social science, sociology, andy
ethnic studies, JD, or LL.B. OR
A combination of education and other accomplishments that are
equivalent to the above. (If claiming equivalency, attach a
separate statement which presents the basis for this claim and
submit supporting evidence, e.g. transcripts, publications, other
Possession of a lifetime California Community College Instructor
Credential in Government (Theory and Practice, Local and
Evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, culture, disability, gender identity,
sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college
students, faculty and staff.
Required Licenses or Certifications
Salary & Benefits
The starting credit adjunct rate from salary table 11 is $84.09
per hour-Lecture and $67.28 per hour-Lab. If you have a doctorate,
the rate is $88.15 per hour-Lecture and $70.52 per hour-Lab.
Special Instructions to Applicants
A message from Dr. Utpal K. Goswami, Superintendent/President,
Santa Barbara City College
I am very pleased that you are exploring employment
opportunities at Santa Barbara City College. As one of the top
community colleges in the country we seek exceptional individual
who will contribute to the institutional mission. With our
commitment to the success of every student Santa Barbara City
College has created a unique academic culture, which has been
recognized with numerous accolades and awards. This includes the
2013 Aspen Award for Community College Excellence in, among other
things, increased levels of access and success for marginalized and
I highlight to you the profound commitment the College has to
academic excellence, diversity, equity, and inclusion among our
faculty, staff, and students. As a community, we believe that
diversity comes in many forms. We understand that individuals are
multidimensional, shaped by the intersections of a variety of life
experiences and factors. We recognize and challenge the inequities
that stem from the complex world in which we live and embrace the
many facets of people that make up our wonderful College. And as a
leader among community colleges we take pride in our ability to
solve problems for the benefit of our students and the
Consequently, we seek College employees who will take
responsibility for equitable outcomes and successful pathways for
our students. And, in return, we make every effort to make this a
great place to work. If this appeals to you and you are ready to
make the commitment we invite you to join our community and embrace
our commitments and values.
Santa Barbara City College Mission Statement:
Santa Barbara City College welcomes all students. The College
provides a diverse learning environment and opportunities for
students to enrich their lives, advance their careers, complete
certificates, earn associate degrees, and transfer to four-year
The College is committed to fostering an equitable, inclusive,
respectful, participatory, and supportive community dedicated to
the success of every student.
College Facts (as of Fall 2017)
• Instruction, administrative, and support services are provided
by 244 full-time faculty, 532 adjunct faculty, 244 School of
Extended Learning faculty, and 357 full-time staff and
• Santa Barbara City College currently enrolls approximately
17,457 students, the majority of whom are from racially diverse
populations as follows: African American/Black – 3.3%; American
Indian/Alaskan Native: 0.4%; Asian/Filipino/Pacific Islander- 8.3%;
Hispanic/Latinx – 39.8%; two or more races – 4.4.%; Unknown – 1.9%;
and White: 41.5%.
• 31.6% of SBCC’s students are under age 19, 32% are between the
ages 20 and 24, 22% are between the ages of 25 and 39, and 14.4%
are 40 or older.
• 33.2% of SBCC’s students attend full time (12 units or more),
and 66.8% of SBCC students attend part- time.
• In 2009, SBCC gained the status of Hispanic Serving
Institution, which among many other benefits, made us eligible to
apply for federal grants geared toward strengthening institutional
capacity and building programs to increase the success of Hispanic
and other underrepresented students.
• The College recently adopted the Umoja program, a transfer
success program geared toward African-American and other black
Required Application Documents: (The following required
documents must be submitted electronically via the online
1. Online District Application form @ https://jobs.sbcc.edu
2. Cover letter addressing the applicant’s experience and the
desirable qualifications listed in this announcement.
3. CV or Resume.
4. Within the online application is a required supplemental
question on diversity. The committee will be reviewing your answer
as part of the screening process. Please take your time and answer
the question thoroughly.
5. Copy of an unofficial college/university transcript, which
verify minimum qualifications.
Transcripts must show the degree title and the date the degree
was conferred or the degree will not be considered for the purpose
of determining if you meet minimum qualifications. If the
qualifying degree has yet to be conferred and you expect to have
the degree before you begin employment, you must submit transcripts
that state the title of the degree you are working toward obtaining
and indicate the anticipated completion date in your response to
the associated supplemental question provided during the
application process. Diplomas will not be accepted in lieu of
transcripts. An official copy of your transcripts will be required
upon being hired. Instructors will not be allowed to start working
until official transcripts have been received.
6. If claiming equivalency, attach a separate statement in the
“Documents Needed To Apply” section entitled “Equivalency” in the
online application. The statement presents the basis for this claim
and submit supporting evidence, e.g. transcripts, publications,
7. Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside the United
States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency
statement from an official USA certified transcript evaluation
service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited
institution within the USA . This report must be attached to the
online application. NOTE : If you have completed coursework at a
foreign institution that is not recognized as accredited by the
Council for Higher Education Accreditation ( CHEA ) or the U.S.
Department of Education, you must include a full evaluation of the
foreign transcript with your application materials if you wish for
us to consider the coursework. To search for institutions that are
recognized as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of
Education, visit http://www.chea.org/search/search.asp or
http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx. For a list of
recognized organizations providing transcript evaluation services,
8. Letters of reference are not required for this recruitment.
Please do not submit reference letters within your online
9. Within the online application, there is a required section to
list three professional references; a maximum of six references may
be submitted. These references will be contacted if you are
selected as a finalist for the position. These references should be
able to critically assess your work qualifications and job
If you experience technical difficulties attaching any of your
documents electronically, please contact Human Resources for
instructions. If you do not have a scanner, there are commercial
facilities available to assist you with this process. All required
documents must be submitted with your electronic application by the
application deadline or your application will be considered
incomplete and will not be considered.
Submitted online application will be kept in the pool for one
year. Please re-apply annually if you still wish to be included in
the adjunct pool.
General Requirements to be Submitted upon Offer of
Satisfactory fingerprint report and a completed tuberculosis
Documentation verifying identity and United States citizenship
or authorization that you have the right to work in the United
States permanently and do not now or in the future require
sponsorship by Santa Barbara City College or other hiring
Official transcripts conferring college degrees indicated on the
To be considered for this position, a complete online
application including all required application documents (listed
above) must be submitted via https://jobs.sbcc.edu by the
application deadline (please see instructions to applicants). It is
important that the online District Application form (Item #1) be
complete and specific to fully indicate education, experience and
other qualifications of the applicant. “See Resume” is not
If you apply for more than one position, copies of all the
required documents must be attached separately for each position.
Applications and all documents submitted become the property of
SBCC and are retained electronically.
Please Note: You will receive a confirmation number when your
complete application has been successfully submitted online.
The selection committee, who will recommend candidates for
personal interviews at SBCC , will initially review online
applications. A teaching demonstration and in-person interview will
be required for selected applicants. After the initial interviews
have been conducted, the committee will recommend the top
candidates to the Superintendent/President for a final interview.
The successful candidate’s name will then be presented to the Board
of Trustees for final approval and authorization to hire.
Please Note: Santa Barbara City College regrets that applicants
cannot be reimbursed for expenses related to the application or
interview process, including travel expenses.
Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:
If you are selected for an interview and need special services
or facilities to participate in the interview, please contact Human
Resources. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for applicants
with disabilities who self-disclose.
Generic Faculty Job Description
WORKING CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :
The work environment and physical demands described here are
representative of those required by an employee to perform the
essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable
accommodations maybe made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
Indoor and outdoor instructional classroom work environment
Subject to variable work hours
Driving a vehicle to conduct work
To be determined
PHYSICAL DEMANDS : (with or without provision of reasonable
Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
Ability to remain in a stationary position (sitting or standing)
for an extended period of time.
Communicating and expressing oneself clearly on a variety of
topics in conversations with, and presentations to, staff,
students, and members of the community.
Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
Reaching, bending and stooping to retrieve materials.
Lifting, carrying materials to and from teaching location.
Pushing, pulling assistive tools for transporting materials.
Regular operation of a computer keyboard, calculator, and other
normal office equipment.
Reading a variety of complex materials.
Mobility as required on campus and between locations to monitor
References Will this position accept reference letters? No
Minimum Number of professional references required
Maximum Number of professional references required?
Required Documents Cover Letter
College Transcripts 1 (official transcripts not required for
Optional Documents Other
College Transcripts 2 (official transcripts not required for
College Transcripts 3 (official transcripts not required for
Foreign Transcript Evaluation
Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an
* What does it mean to have a commitment to equity? Please
provide examples of how you have demonstrated that commitment. How
would you demonstrate a commitment to equity in this position at
Santa Barbara City College? (Open Ended Question)