Adjunct Faculty, Rising Scholars Program

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Adjunct Faculty, Rising Scholars Program


Rising Scholars Program


Lake Tahoe Community College continually seeks part-time instructors to teach One-On-One Enhanced Instruction in the Rising Scholars Program (RSP) department. The college is seeking qualified and motivated instructors particularly in the areas of Counseling, English, Geology, Math, Music, Psychology, Speech, and Sociology for future quarters. 

Teaching in LTCCs RSP is an excellent opportunity to work with an underrepresented population and provide quality, student-centered instruction. Our students are hungry to learn, eager for education and are committed to enhancing their lives as they work their way towards a college degree. 

Lake Tahoe Community Colleges Rising Scholars Program is an exciting and growing program that has been in operation since 2015. Our goal is to contribute to individuals and the publics growth by providing structured, positive support for incarcerated students as they pursue higher education. We offer an Associate in Arts for Transfer degree in Sociology and students complete the degree in an Enhanced One-On-One delivery method, a student-centered approach that is unique within corrections-based education. We are proud to be able to provide cost-free textbooks and materials to our students and offer tuition-free enrollment for students that qualify for the California College Promise Grant. If students dont qualify for the Promise Grant, then the college will still offer materials and books so students can complete their education if they can find a sponsor to pay tuition cost.

Adjunct Instructors are categorized as part-time, contracted faculty teaching assigned courses on a quarter basis. Part-time faculty positions do not exceed 67% of a full-time faculty members load.

Applicant will secure and maintain home internet access during the duration of their employment to ensure regular and consistent contact with students.

See salary schedule 15-00 Part-Time Academic Salary Schedule for compensation information.

  • Teach assigned courses in the corresponding disciplines curriculum.

Requirements: All faculty must meet state-adopted minimum qualifications or the locally established equivalencies. Please review minimum qualifications handbook produced by the California Community Colleges Chancellors Office.

NOTE: Applicants who claim equivalent qualifications shall provide conclusive evidence that they possess qualifications that are at least equivalent to those required by the minimum qualifications of the area for which they are applying. It is the responsibility of the applicant to supply all evidence and documentation for the claim of equivalency at the time of application.

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