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Lecturer, CC (Social Sciences)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Social Sciences Department
Kapi‘olani Community College
Date Posted:
October 29, 2014
Closing Date:
Salary Information:
Minimum $1,486 per credit hour; subject to lecturer placement.
General Funds

Other Conditions:
  • Part-time, for placement into lecturer pool beginning Fall 2015. Subject to availability of funds and actual staffing requirements.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach courses in the assigned subject area;
  2. Prepare course syllabus and reports related to teaching and student progress;
  3. Assess student learning in terms of course competencies and program learning outcomes;
  4. Submit self-assessment reports based on student and peer evaluations;
  5. Work under the general supervision of the discipline coordinator/division chairperson in integrating teaching efforts with other instructors in the discipline area;
  6. Maintain one office hour per week for each class taught (20 minutes per credit per week).
  7. Classes may be offered online, daytime, evenings and/or weekends.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. ANTHROPOLOGY: Master’s degree in Anthropology.
  2. ASIAN STUDIES: Master’s degree in Asian Studies.
  3. ECONOMICS: Master’s degree in Economics.
  4. GEOGRAPHY: Master’s degree in Geography.
  5. HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (FAMILY RESOURCES): (a) Master’s degree in Human Development or Family Resources;
  6. or Master's in Family & Consumer Sciences (Family Resources);
  7. or Master's in Human Development;
  8. or Master's in Psychology, Social Work, Education, Sociology, Nursing or Public Health with 12 credits of advanced coursework in Human Development (life span).
  9. POLITICAL SCIENCE: Master’s degree in Political Science.
  10. PSYCHOLOGY: Master’s degree in Psychology.
  11. SOCIOLOGY: Master’s degree in Sociology.
  12. WOMEN’S STUDIES: (a) Master’s degree in Women’s Studies,
  13. or (b) Master’s degree in appropriate discipline (Art, History, etc.).
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Teaching experience at the community college level.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work with community college students.
  3. Work experience related to course to be taught.
  4. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively.
  5. Familiarity with competency- and outcomes-based instruction.

To Apply:
Submit 1) Faculty or executive/Managerial CC Personnel Form 27A application form (, 2) graduate and undergraduate transcripts(s) showing degrees and coursework to date. Copies of official transcripts are acceptable; however, official copies are required at the time of hire (in order to be official, transcripts must have the official seal and be mailed directly from the degree-granting institution. Transcripts may not be stamped as issued to student or as a student copy. Ask the Registrar to send the transcript to the attention of Carl Hefner, Department Chair, Social Sciences); 3) a one- to two-page statement outlining the ways in which you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications; and 4) three signed, original letters of recommendation. Application materials are to be sent to Carl Hefner, Department Chair, Social Sciences, Kapi’olani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Road, Kalia 101, Honolulu, HI 96816. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. All materials must be postmarked no later than the closing date for an application to be considered complete or date-stamped by the Department Chair's office no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date. Materials submitted become property of the College and will not be returned. On-line transcripts, diplomas and copies, academic record/grade summaries, letters of recommendation and electronic submissions will NOT be accepted.
  1. Carl Hefner, Department Chair, Social Sciences
  2. Kapi‘olani Community College
  3. 4303 Diamond Head Road, Kalia 101
  4. Honolulu, HI 96816
  1. Carl Hefner, Department Chair, Social Sciences; 808-734-9438;

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