This is a full-time, tenure track position in the Business Administration Department, part of the Business Division. The business law professor will provide quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational and career goals in general business programs. This business law faculty member will primarily teach courses that introduce students to the study of business administration with the specific task of assisting students in their understanding of legal institutions and codes that are a part of all business transactions. The faculty will also take part in curriculum management and development, advise students, maintain current expertise in the field, and participate on college committees.
The preferred applicant will also have knowledge of or experience in areas of general business and participate in the teaching and the development of curriculum, certificates, and programs in those areas.
Duties and Responsibilities
In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. advancing equitable student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;
2. participating in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs; developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs;
3. collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;
4. engaging in department program improvement initiatives;
5. participating in department, division, and college committees;
6. participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide;
7. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;
8. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
9. informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements;
10. preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress;
11. maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines;
12. posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy;
13. participating in College’s shared governance processes.
The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university):
1. Master’s degree in business, business management, business administration, accountancy, finance, marketing, or business education
2. Bachelor’s degree in any of the above AND master’s degree in economics, personnel management, public administration, or Juris Doctorate (J.D.) or Legum Baccalaureus (LL.B.) degree
3. Bachelor’s degree in economics with a business emphasis AND master’s degree in personnel management, public administration, or J.D. or LL.B. degree
4. A valid California Community College Credential authorizing full time instruction in Business
5. The equivalent. If you do not possess the EXACT minimum qualifications (i.e. you do not possess the exact degree listed) and believe that you meet the minimum qualifications via equivalency, please fill out the equivalency petition form in the document section of the online application. Additionally, if you are unsure that you meet the minimum qualifications, please fill out the equivalency form found at the following URL: www.dvc.edu/masters-equiv.
1. Demonstrated commitment to student learning and to the success of all students in the open-access learning environment of a community college;
2. Demonstrated sensitivity to issues of diversity, and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, sexual orientations, genders, cultures, and learning styles, as well as students with disabilities or varied levels of academic preparation;
3. Commitment to professional growth and development, and to innovation and improvement of teaching;
4. Ability to assume faculty responsibilities beyond the classroom in a shared governance environment, including committee membership, student club advising, administrative department duties and reporting;
5. Demonstrated excellence in preparation and knowledge in the subject area;
6. Demonstrated work experience in accounting and in other business-related areas.
It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.