Job Details
Alcohol Drug and Human Services (ADHS)
Opened until filled




$55,268 TO $74,530


$55,268 TO $101,139


Full-time tenure track position responsible for teaching the ADHS classes, assist with development of staff, facilities and schedule for the ADHS program. The teaching assignment could include a mixture of day, evening, and weekend classes at the Weed or Yreka Campus or other off campus sites, online and hybrid courses. Currently this teaching assignment is primarily online for this position.

The college is seeking applications from an individual who has the desired characteristics and skills necessary to provide exemplary service to students. It is a continuing goal of College of the Siskiyous to hire and retain people who reflect the rich diversity of the District and its student body.

  • Duties related to the ADHS Instructor: Responsibility for teaching the ADHS program; assist with development of staff, facilities and schedule for the ADHS program.
  • Classroom duties: Provide instruction that may include lecture, and laboratory classes in the discipline in accordance with established College of the Siskiyous approved curriculum and course outlines; inform students about course requirements, evaluation procedures, attendance and participation requirements in a course syllabus; effectively teach and communicate with students of diverse backgrounds.
  • Interaction with students outside of class: Advise students on academic and career matters; assist in outreach and articulation with high schools, four-year colleges and universities; post and maintain adequate and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy.
  • Teaching assignments may consist of teaching courses in the ADHS and other related courses, evaluate student performance, assist in the selection of and coordination with part-time faculty, participate in articulation and Career and Technical Education Activities, participate in shared governance and other activities in support of the instructional program, and perform related work as assigned.
  • Interact with local alcohol and drug and human services providers and community.
  • Out-of-class duties: Maintain necessary attendance, scholastic and student records, and submit them according to published guidelines; prepare and grade class assignments and evaluations according to course syllabus.
  • Professional and curriculum development: Remain current in field; develop, maintain and evaluate curriculum including development and assessment of student learning outcomes; select textbooks; evaluate course materials; interact with faculty and staff in other areas of instruction and participate in the development of instructional methods, technology, and materials; work with peers in higher education, and where appropriate, business and industry to maintain currency of instructional programs.
  • Master’s degree in counseling psychology, clinical psychology or social welfare (e.g. MSW).
    • OR the equivalent (NOTE: A bachelor’s degree in one of the listed degrees and a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is an alternative qualification.)


  • Master’s in sociology OR Bachelor’s in sociology AND Master’s in anthropology, any ethnic studies, social work or psychology
    • OR the equivalent


  • Master’s in psychology OR Bachelor’s in Psychology AND Master’s in counseling, sociology, statistics, neuroscience or social work
    • OR the equivalent

Note: Applicants applying under “equivalency” must provide detailed written documentation explaining how their academic preparation is equivalent to the degrees listed.

1. Equivalency Application 

2. Grid that compares upper graduate coursework with a degree that meets minimum qualifications of the discipline.


  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desired Qualifications:       

  • Meet the online/hybrid teaching requirements for College of the Siskiyous as identified in the Faculty Distance Learning Handbook and in Administrative Policy 4105
    • Canvas LMS Certification
    • Online Pedagogy, including training in accessibility

(All certifications must be within the last three years from the official date of hire).

  • Successful completion of CVC-OEI Course Design Academy with one or more ADJ courses (must be completed by January 2022).
  • Ability to teach and organize lectures and laboratories
  • Ability to provide information pertaining to organizing and budgeting departmental activities
  • Ability to work with community members, organizations, and advisory committees? supervise staff, including student and/or other temporary help and/or volunteers.
  • Commitment to community college education as demonstrated in personal and/or professional experience.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, students, educational partners and local agencies.
  • Commitment to remaining current in the discipline. Ability to communicate clearly with students and staff, both orally and in writing. Excellence in teaching (enthusiasm, knowledge of subject matter, motivation)

Salary & Benefits:

  • The annual salary range for a 175 day contract is: $55,268—$101,139. Starting placement on the District salary schedule is based upon years of experience and number units completed beyond the Master’s degree. New academic employees may receive credit for no more than 5 years of job related experience. Starting salary range is: $55,268 – $74,530.
  • Faculty members with an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution receive an additional $2,000 annual stipend.
  • The District offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and qualified dependents.
  • In addition, the District provides sick leave and paid holidays. The employee participates in CalSTRS through District and employee. 

Selection Process:

After the preliminary screening, selected candidates will be invited to the campus for an initial interview with the Search Committee. At the discretion of the District, videoconference interviews (in lieu of an in-person initial interview) may be offered. Candidates to be interviewed will be selected from applicants who most closely meet the minimum and desired qualifications. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

The Search Committee will recommend a slate of finalists to the Superintendent/President for a final interview. The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling of the position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available.

Conditions of Employment:

Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements prior to appointment that include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprint processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States. A pre-employment physical examination may be required.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in completing the application or interview process must notify the Human Resources Office in advance.

College of the Siskiyous is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.

College of the Siskiyous is accredited by the Accrediting commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. 


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