Open December 20th, 2019 through Friday, Feb 28, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Assistant Professor - Native American Studies and the Environment - Environmental Science, Policy and Management/Ethnic Studies
The https://ourenvironment.berkeley.edu/ and the Native American Studies program in the https://ethnicstudies.berkeley.edu/ at the University of California, Berkeley invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in the area of Native American Studies and the Environment with an expected start date of July 1, 2020.
The relationship between Native Americans and environment has important political, historical, human welfare, environmental justice, and ecological dimensions. We seek applications from scholars who foreground indigeneity in their environmental research and whose work seeks to advance understanding of and solutions to environmental challenges such as: climate change, natural resources and environmental management, water and land access and governance, food security and food sovereignty, and/or public health at local, national and/or international scales.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley and ESPM and Ethnic Studies. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service.
ESPM and Ethnic Studies are committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia.
Basic qualifications: Applicants for this position must hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) or be enrolled in a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) granting program at the time of application.
The ideal candidate will:
• demonstrate evidence of strong research productivity, potential for funding, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and research mentoring of undergraduates, graduate students, and post-docs.
• demonstrate evidence of outstanding scholarship within a relevant field such as, but not limited to, social sciences, natural resources, environmental sciences, public health or humanities.
• demonstrate broad expertise in Native American Studies and the environment and, a proven track record of working with researchers from diverse disciplines and ability to effectively communicate their work to a broader public.
• demonstrate a track record of authentic engagement with Native American communities.
• demonstrate strong methodological skills that will bring new insights to the intersection of Indigenous issues of land, culture, knowledge, sovereignty and/or tribal self-determination.
• demonstrate evidence of their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in ways that align with UC Berkeley's mission to meet the educational needs of California's diverse population (see: https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity/support-faculty-candidates).
Both ESPM and Ethnic Studies are departments with multidisciplinary communities of scholars and cooperative extension specialists from the biological, physical, social sciences, and humanities who conduct research, teaching, and outreach to advance understanding and develop solutions for the world's pressing environmental problems. In addition, Berkeley provides outstanding opportunities for intellectual engagement with colleagues in other campus units including the Berkeley Natural History Museums, the Phoebe Hearst Museum and Bancroft Library Collections, the UC Botanical Garden, College of Environmental Design, the Law School, the School of Public Health, the Goldman School of Public Policy, the Institute for International Studies, the Center for Race and Gender, the Berkeley Center for Atmospheric Sciences, the Institute for Social and Economic Change, the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, the Energy and Resource Group, and the Departments of Anthropology, Linguistics, Integrative Biology, Sociology, History, Political Science, Economics, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Geography.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach a graduate course in their area of expertise, with a focus on Indigenous issues and the environment. They will also teach an undergraduate course that contributes to the undergraduate majors of Society and Environment, Conservation and Resource Studies, Environmental Science, and Native American Studies.
To apply for consideration, please go to the following link: https://apptrkr.com/1771386. Applicants should also provide three letters of recommendation that speak to their excellence in research, teaching, mentoring, service, and record of contributions to diversity and inclusion. It is preferred that all letters of recommendation be uploaded by referees by the final date to apply (February 28, 2020). All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html ) prior to submitting their letters.
The deadline for applications is February 28, 2020. Please direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
• Cover Letter
• Statement of Research - Statement of research describing past research accomplishments and proposed research at Berkeley
• Statement of Teaching and Service - Statement of teaching and service describing prior teaching experience, teaching philosophy, and future teaching interests. In addition, a description of prior and proposed academic, professional and/or community service experience.
• Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversityhttps://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).
• Publication One - copy of a publication such as journal articles, book chapters, dissertation chapters or other products
• Publication Two - copy of a publication such as journal articles, book chapters, dissertation chapters or other products
• Publication Three - copy of a publication such as journal articles, book chapters, dissertation chapters or other products
• 3 letters of reference required
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Dean, Instructional Services
For full details and to apply, go to https://apptrkr.com/1780932
Type of Assignment: Administrator/Executive
Compensation: Schedule and will not be less than $170,096 per year. To view the salary schedule, go to http://www.miracosta.edu/hr/downloads/2019-20AcademicAdministrators_000.pdf.
This position will be subject to the academic administrators’ working conditions manual.
MiraCosta College offers a comprehensive package of benefits, which includes employer-paid medical, dental, and vision plans for employee and dependents; $100,000 employee life insurance; and other optional coverages.
Academic administrators are normally covered under the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS).
One regular, full-time position, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year on the Oceanside campus. The work schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation.
Under general direction plan, organize, and direct day-to-day operations of strategic student success programs and services. The dean will provide support, coordination, and leadership for guided pathways, schedule development, dual enrollment, strategic enrollment management, and other initiatives in support of student success and equity frameworks. Facilitate robust programming and pathway development for students as well as high school students participating in dual enrollment. Develop strategies in partnership with noncredit administrators and faculty to strengthen curriculum alignment and pathways between credit and noncredit
Education & Experience:
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:
1. Possession of a master’s degree in a field of study relevant to this assignment from an accredited college or university (a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation); AND
2. At least one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience relevant to this assignment; AND
3. Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the cultural, developmental, socioeconomic, ethnic, disability, and academic diversity of community college students, faculty, and staff.
Job Close Date: 2/20/2020
Open Until Filled:
First Screening Date:
Human Resources Contact Information: email@example.com or 760.795.6854
About MiraCosta College
MiraCosta College is one of California's 115 public community colleges. The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Both students and staff enjoy a friendly atmosphere and the feeling that we are all here to help one another. MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. For more details, please visit our website at http://www.miracosta.edu/officeofthepresident/pio/aboutmcc.html
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Posting Number: 0001386
Location: District Office
Salary: Salary is competitive and negotiable.
The Chancellor serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the District and reports directly to the Governing Board. The Chancellor, in collaboration with the College Presidents, and other District leadership is responsible for assessing, planning, organizing and evaluating the resources, programs, and services of the District to meet the educational needs of the students and the community.
As the educational administrative leader of the District, the Chancellor represents the District with community groups, business and industry, labor organizations, public school districts, the Chancellor's Office of the California Community Colleges, other community college districts, the University of California, California State University, private colleges and universities, city and county agencies, and the California legislature.
Examples of Duties/Essential Functions:
The Chancellor, as the Chief Executive Officer of the District, is primarily responsible for the following:
Ensure fiscal stability and student access through the use of sound management, responsible allocation of resources, integration of educational and facilities master plans and the identification of alternative funding sources.
Provide leadership and support to expand revenue resources through fundraising including developing strategic partnerships with government agencies, public officials, and foundations.
Serve and support the Colleges to enable them to continue to be responsive to the unique needs of their students and communities through educational excellence and public service.
Expand partnerships with business, government, industry, community organizations, and educational institutions in order to respond to changing needs and to play a leadership role in the economic development of the community.
Advance goals of shared governance with an emphasis on consensus building, collegiality, open communication, and mutual respect among all constituents in the Colleges.
Provide strong leadership to resolve collective bargaining issues and address the growing cost of health care and retirement benefits.
Enhance the development of technology to meet the needs of students relative to academic and vocational/technical programs and support services.
Develop a District-wide strategic plan that incorporates each College’s unique mission and educational plan, while integrating the District’s educational and facilities master plans, the budget, enrollment management and mission.
Encourage diversity of administration, faculty and staff to reflect the community served by the District.
Lead the District as advisor to the Governing Board and provide oversight of the College Presidents, and other direct staff reports.
A Master’s degree from an accredited institution is required. An earned doctorate degree from an accredited college or university is preferred.
Five years of significant experience in business, industry, education or government as a manager, at least three years of which were as a senior executive within a large and complex organization, preferably at a college or university.
Ability to establish a strong partnership with the Governing Board and create an atmosphere of mutual respect and open communication between the Board and all constituent groups.
Strong understanding of complex fiscal issues facing California Community Colleges and ability to create strategic plans, pursue government funding and alternative fiscal resources.
Demonstrated technical knowledge of fiscal management, long and short- term strategic planning, organizational development theory, strategic change management, human resources, facilities planning, informational systems management, community and legislative relations.
Knowledge of working in a collective-bargaining environment.
Demonstrated understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age politics, philosophy, disability and religious background of all students, faculty and staff.
Excellent leadership ability, exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. A collaborative management style that is consultative and inclusive.
Ability to work in a complex and large multi-college district with distinct organizational cultures and needs.
• Commitment to the relentless pursuit of student access and success, and service to the community.
• Ability to establish a strong partnership with the Governing Board and create an atmosphere of mutual respect and open communication between the Governing Board and all constituent groups.
• Demonstrated performance in advancing the understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, politics, philosophy, disability and religious background of all students, faculty and staff.
• Experience as a faculty member.
• Strong understanding of complex fiscal issues facing California Community Colleges and ability to create and implement strategic plans, pursue government funding and alternative fiscal resources.
• Demonstrated written, interpersonal and formal communication skills.
• Demonstrated technical knowledge of fiscal management, long and short-term strategic planning, organizational development theory, strategic change management, human resources, facilities planning, informational systems management, community and legislative relations.
• Knowledge of and experience in working in a collective-bargaining environment.
• Knowledge of and experience in higher education accreditation, preferably in community colleges.
• Demonstrated leadership ability and exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrates a collaborative management style that is consultative and inclusive.
• Ability to work in a complex and large multi-college District with distinct organizational cultures and needs.
• Ability to manage crisis and emergency situations.
This is a confidential search process, the search committee representing the college community and community at large will begin reading applications on February 18, 2020. The position will remain open until filled. The committee is expected to conduct initial interviews with a select number of candidates March 5-6, 2020. The Governing Board will conduct initial interviews March 10-11, 2020. Public forums will be held March 18, 2020. The Governing Board interviews the finalists March 24-25, 2020. The new Chancellor begins assignment between June 1- July 1, 2020.
Candidates will need to have the following information and materials to complete the application:
1. Submit online application.
2. Cover Letter (not to exceed 5 pages) that succinctly addresses the desirable qualifications and demonstrate how the candidate’s experience and professional qualifications prepare them to serve as Chancellor of Contra Costa Community College District.
3. A current resume including email address and cell phone number.
4. A list of eleven references with the suggested composition: 3 supervisors, 3 direct reports, 3 faculty and/or staff members from current or former institutions, and 2 classified professionals with one in leadership position and/or union/senate president.
5. Unofficial transcript
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/1749747
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