24-25 AY Temporary Faculty Pool - CalStateTEACH

  • Cal State University (CSU) Fresno
  • Fresno, California
  • May 14, 2024
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Job Description

Temporary Faculty Pool - Lecturer Part-Time

CalState TEACH Teacher Preparation Program

CalStateTEACH is an online site-based Multiple Subject Teacher Preparation Program that prepares creative, collaborative, and reflective teachers. We are eco-sensitive and techno- inventive. We have a complex mobile learning initiative dedicated to preparing tomorrow’s teachers and ameliorating the digital divide in rural remote and urban underserved schools.

CalStateTEACH is looking for teacher educators to prepare teachers for tomorrow’s schools. We are searching for experienced teacher leaders or administrators who are open to change and ready to develop 21st century skills and knowledge. We expect faculty to be grounded in educational technology and have experience in the use of an array of software. We require that faculty have a depth of experience in clinical supervision and understand the nature of instructional rounds.

Duties of the Position:

Each faculty member is assigned to support a group of multiple subject candidates throughout the course of their credential program. The faculty member works with candidates through a CalStateTEACH Regional Center, reporting to the Regional Director. Specific duties and responsibilities fall in the following three areas:

1. Teaching/Advising

Interview candidates for program admission; advise candidates; develop and support a cohort as a learning community; guide candidates’ online learning through implementation of the CalStateTEACH curriculum; support candidates as they learn, practice and reflect on the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs); provide helpful feedback regarding their progress toward meeting the TPEs; provide formative and summative assessment of classroom performance and required written work, including well-designed formative assessments that resemble the pedagogical assessment tasks in the embedded Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA); make field placements to meet credential requirements and program regulations; supervise site-based classroom instruction; serve as liaison to school-site personnel; and participate in and assure the selection and support of site-based mentor teachers. Responsibilities may also include supporting candidates who need CSET preparation, participating in the planning and delivery of regional seminars, and facilitating cohort meetings during Saturday seminars.

2. Program and Faculty Development

Attend all regular regional faculty meetings and CalStateTEACH statewide faculty meetings; serve on regional and statewide committee(s); contribute to the development and revision of curriculum to ensure program quality; achieve and maintain calibration on CalTPA Tasks; become expert in the CalStateTEACH curriculum, delivery format, policies and procedures and online instruction; stay abreast of developing technologies employed in the CalStateTEACH program interview.

3. Other Related Activities

Contact potential candidates; participate in recruitment/outreach activities, including job fairs and professional conferences; participate in local meetings, county offices and professional educational consortiums; and collaborate with local school districts in determining appropriate clinical placements.

Rank and Position:

Selected candidates are hired as lecturers by the CSU campus affiliated with the Regional Center and are placed, according to education and experience, on the CSU faculty salary schedule.

Salary Range - Commensurate with experience within ranks established by the CSU Salary Schedule (Class Code = 2358 for Academic Year Lecturers).

The salary range for Temporary Faculty with a Master's degree is $4,530.00 - $6,056.00 per a month when teaching full time (15 WTUs). Starting salaries are usually at or near the minimum of the range. Actual monthly salary will be adjusted based on the number of WTUs assigned per an academic term.

Instructor Responsibility: Temporary faculty members are responsible for adherence to and implementation of university and system-wide policies as directed per Academic Policy Manual 306 , paragraph 2. Instructors are responsible for the preparation, delivery, conducting, proctoring, and grading (as appropriate) lectures, office hours, homework assignments, quizzes, class projects, and midterm and final exams. All classes must be offered and meet as scheduled throughout the entire semester, in the mode assigned and listed in the schedule of classes (i.e. asynchronous, synchronous, in-person, or hybrid).

Conditional Appointment

Please be advised that an appointment is contingent upon budget and enrollment considerations and subject to order of assignment provisions in the collective bargaining agreement between California State University and California Faculty Association. These provisions state the “Order of Work,” or the order in which available courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenure line faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.

Appointees will be required to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States (Fresno State is not a sponsoring agency for Temporary Faculty positions).

Anticipated Semester

The temporary faculty pool is continuously open, and positions are filled as needed, based on student enrollment and funding. This is a pool of part-time lecturers for the department to draw on as necessary. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the Department. Appointments from the pool are temporary and often made just prior to the start of the academic term. Applicants may need to be available to begin teaching on short notice. The pool will remain in place for two academic terms; those interested in remaining in the pool beyond that time must reapply.
  • Fall 2024: August 19, 2024 - December 23, 2024;
  • Spring 2025: January 15, 2025 - May 23, 2025

  • Master's degree in education or related field;
  • Teacher leadership or administrative experience in public schools with appropriate certification;
  • Residence in assigned sub-region;
  • Ability to travel within subregion to candidates’ clinical placement;
  • Understanding of adult learning theory;
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, advise, supervise, and evaluate candidates from diverse educational, cultural, and work backgrounds;
  • Commitment to independent student-centered learning;
  • Organized and systematic approach to work;
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team as well as to make independent judgments;
  • Good written and oral communications skills;
  • Commitment to personal and professional lifelong learning;
  • Willingness to be available and accessible to candidates;
  • Access at home to Internet services with a download rate of at least 1.5 megabytes per second sufficient to complete all faculty tasks for CalStateTEACH;

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience supervising elementary school teachers as well as teaching in classrooms with students who are English learners, expertise in technology and experience with on-line delivery systems is highly valued.

Application Procedures:

A review of applications continues on a rolling basis as teaching positions open. Review may begin as early April 22 nd , 2024 for a Fall 2024 assignment.
  • Deadline is June 30, 2024 to be fully considered for Fall 2024 hiring.
  • Projected deadline is October 31, 2024 to be fully considered for Spring 2025 hiring.
  • Job Announcement for 2024-2025 Academic Year closing date is March 1, 2025.

Complete an online application at https://careers.fresnostate.edu, search for the appropriate Job Announcement, Create an Applicant Profile, or Login if you have already have an Applicant Profile, and attach the following materials:
Cover letter addressing qualifications and experience, and list of courses you are interested and qualified in teaching, Curriculum vitae, Names and contact information of at least three professional references - the committee will request current letters of recommendation, do not attach, Statement on diversity: This statement provides the applicant’s unique perspective on their past and present contributions to and future aspirations for promoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice in their professional careers. The purpose of the diversity statement is to help the department identify candidates who have professional experience, intellectual commitments, and/or willingness to engage in activities that could help Fresno State contribute to its mission in these areas, Copies of unofficial transcripts from all relevant educational programs.
For inquiries contact Dr. Nan Barker, E-mail: nanb@csufresno.edu .

The position advertised will remain open until filled. Interviews may follow. Qualified applicants not hired at this time will remain in this pool for future consideration.

About the Campus

California State University, Fresno, is a forward-looking and diverse institution located in California’s Central Valley, known for its agriculture, reasonable housing costs, cultural diversity, and proximity to Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada.

The Fresno State campus sits in the midst of the San Joaquin Valley, a valley rich in the traditions and representation of Native American peoples and cultures. We are grateful to be in the traditional homelands of the Yokuts and Mono peoples, whose diverse tribal communities share stewardship over this land.

The campus is ranked 36 th in the nation by Washington Monthly’s 2022 National University Rankings , and ranked 25 th in the nation in MONEY Magazines 50 Best Public Colleges . The campus is classified as an R2 “ Doctoral Universities - High research activities ” university per Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education .

Fresno State’s Principles of Community

These Principles were developed collaboratively by faculty, staff, and administrators. They exemplify what we aspire to be. Find out more about our Principles of Community here .

We all play a role in fostering an inclusive work and learning environment of respect, kindness, collaboration, and accountability where every member of the student body, faculty, staff, and administration can thrive. Our Principles of Community reflect our core values of Discovery, Diversity, and Distinction as well as our deep commitment to our mission "to boldly educate and empower students for success."

California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Our Students

California State University, Fresno is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion. Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Other Campus Information

In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees online at https://adminfinance.fresnostate.edu/clery/index.html . Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

The person holding this position is considered a "limited 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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

California State University, Fresno is a tobacco-free, smoke-free, and vapor-free campus. For more information, please click http://fresnostate.edu/adminserv/smokefree/index.html

California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

Per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is strongly recommended that all employees who are accessing office and campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications. Questions regarding COVID19 may be sent to hr@csufresno.edu . The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ .

Out of State Employment

Per CSU-wide policy (HR2021-04), all faculty who will begin initial employment (or return from a 12-month break in service) on or after January 1, 2022 are required to perform their work from within the State of California. Faculty hired prior to January 1, 2022 must be available to perform work in the State of California if their assignment is in-person.

Advertised: May 13 2024 Pacific Daylight Time
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