Please be sure to review the Required Application Documents section below to ensure that you are attaching everything required. All application materials must be received by the Priority Screening Date in order to be considered during the initial screening. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications received after this date may be considered thereafter at the discretion of the College until the position is filled. The initial screening will begin after the Priority Screening Date, and applicants will be notified of their status, either way, thereafter. Applicants selected to interview will be contacted to schedule an interview appointment with the screening committee. Regrettably, College of Marin is not able to offer reimbursement for travel or relocation at this time.

This position performs its duties on the Kentfield campus, so if not already residing within the Bay Area, the successful candidate must be willing to relocate.

Applicants should be prepared that, if selected to interview for a position at the College, interviews may be held in person or remotely, depending on the District’s needs.

College of Marin is looking for Full Time Faculty who:

  • advocate for students and have a student-centered approach to education;
  • have the ability to inspire intellectual curiosity and academic excellence in their students;
  • have a commitment to equity and social justice;
  • have experience/commitment to educating basic skills, ESL, and generation 1.5 students;
  • are willing to learn/use best practices and innovative pedagogies such as learning communities, and contextualized or collaborative learning;
  • are committed to maximizing effective uses of technology in their teaching both in class or through distance education;
  • are willing to work collaboratively;
  • have experience with student learning outcomes assessments.

Essential Functions

  • Provide effective classroom and laboratory instruction using methods and materials appropriate to the subject matter;
  • Prepare and evaluate all class assignments and examinations;
  • Advise, assist and evaluate student performance and learning outcomes;
  • Participate in program activities including curriculum development, evaluation and decision-making, program planning, new teaching and learning methods, and resource development;
  • Contribute to development of program policies and procedures;
  • Participate in college professional or shared governance committees and in departmental activities such as maintaining course outlines, program review, student learning outcomes assessment, other curricular development, etc.
  • Maintain and post office hours;
  • Maintain and submit accurate student records in a timely manner as required;
  • Maintain currency and knowledge in assigned area of responsibility;
  • Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.

Requirements & Desirables

  • A Master’s degree in Spanish; or
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Spanish AND a Master’s degree in another foreign language or Linguistics; or
  • The equivalent*; and
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the campus community.


  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate the culture, literature and philosophy of countries where Spanish is spoken.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach Spanish successfully in an adult or college environment using a variety of methods and techniques.


  • Understanding equity as the recognition of historical and systemic disparities in opportunity and outcomes and providing the resources necessary to address those disparities.
  • Understanding of contemporary equity and diversity concepts and issues in a community college setting.
  • Fluency in another Romance language, other than Spanish.
  • Currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of responsibility and subject matter.
  • Competencies in curriculum and course development, teaching and learning theory, information and resources, and assessing student learning outcomes; and assisting students to develop critical thinking skills.
  • Familiarity with and willingness and ability to use multiple teaching methods, including computer based learning.
  • Ability and enthusiasm to use teaching methods that engage students and encourage them to be motivated self-learners.
  • Knowledge, training and experience with online pedagogy and technology;
  • Sensitivity to and rapport with students from diverse cultural, language, ethnic, academic, socioeconomic, age and disability backgrounds;
  • Knowledge of and skill in use of computer technologies for educational purposes, including computer-based learning;
  • Commitment to the teaching profession, its goals and ideals, and enthusiasm for the mission of the College of Marin;
  • Evidence of commitment to professional growth and service which may include, but not limited to, membership in professional organizations, presenting workshops, attending conferences or training, development of curriculum and instructional materials, membership in school/college committees or production of classroom-based research;
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively and professionally with colleagues (faculty, administration and staff);
  • Evidence of excellent written and verbal skills in English and strong organizational skills.


The following documents must be attached to your application in order to render it complete. Use the Attachment Type indicated in parentheses when making your attachments.

  • Cover Letter: describing your interest in this position, including how you meet its Minimum Requirements and Knowledge, Skills & Abilities, and your approach in providing support to a diverse student population. (cover letter)
  • Resume (resume)
  • List of at least three (3) professional references (references), including name, organization, phone & email. References will not be contacted unless you are selected as the final candidate for the position.
  • Complete copy of college transcript conferring Bachelor’s degree (bachelor’s transcript)
  • Complete copy of college transcript conferring Master’s degree (master’s transcript)
  • Statement – Please provide a response to the following prompt (one page maximum; statement):

College of Marin’s commitment to educational excellence is rooted in providing equitable opportunities and fostering success for all members of our diverse community. Please describe how you would contribute to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for students from historically underrepresented and marginalized groups.

If you hold additional degrees beyond the Bachelor’s and Master’s level, please attach a copy of your transcript conferring these degrees as well. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application purposes, as long as they confer the degree and show the coursework taken. An official transcript would be required upon hire.