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Full-time Lecturer, College of Education (CalTPA)

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Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Full Time, Faculty - Education/Library Science, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Full-time Lecturer, 12 Month

Dean's Office- CalTPA

College of Education

Position Description

The College of Education at California State University Dominguez Hills invites applications for a Temporary full-time Lecturer position at the rank of Lecturer B or C, 12-month Lecturer with the appointment starting June 1, 2023.

At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University’s mission, vision, and core values.

For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values

​​College of Education​ 

The CSUDH College of Education (COE) prepare teachers, counselors, and school leaders who are committed to equity and racial justice. We believe that educators, in all roles, have the ability to improve the lives of children through greater access to educational opportunities.

For more information: ​: ​ 

The Position

This position supports students directly, teaching CalTPA courses and remediating students who do not pass on the first attempt, and will also be the lead on training faculty to support students, which entails attending quarterly statewide meetings, training faculty on annual changes each fall, and presenting data to inform curriculum and advising changes. In addition to the CalTPA, we have just begun the Education Specialist Education TPA, the EdSp CalTPA; both performance assessments will be under this position’s supervision. This is a full time, year-round position requiring someone who can take the lead on complex student support and tracking as well as on faculty development around the continually changing assessment.


Lead for Campus (30%) 

  • Attend quarterly CalTPA Coordinator meetings to stay current on the CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing and Pearson testing standards and submission requirements, etc. and communicate this information with multiple stakeholders 
  • Communicate with department chairs, associate dean, credential analysts, and Accreditation & Program Improvement Office regarding student progress and challenges; 
  • Serve as the key contact with CCTC and Pearson for all communication, updates, scores; 
  • Monitor score reporting and key assessment performance data for program improvement and accreditation-related reporting; 
  • Interface with COE credential analysts about CalTPA scores and results for licensure; 
  • Create and share reports and data analysis with faculty, departments and other stakeholders for program improvement under direction of the Accreditation & Program Improvement Office; 
  • Archive information from previous results, and record data from future submissions for program improvement analysis and accreditation reporting. 

Faculty Support (40%) 

  • Develop and provide on-going professional development for faculty, supervisors and other education professionals supporting CalTPA activities; 
  • Work closely with practicum/early field course instructors as well as final field CalTPA course instructors (for CalTPA and SPE Cal TPA);
  • Inform key personnel of changes in the CalTPA assessment and resources; 
  • Work with faculty on integrating CalTPA content into their courses and interpreting TPAs with an equity lens; 
  • Assist and support faculty regarding consent forms required and communicate requirements for obtaining video permissions and provide resources for video recording. 

Candidate Support (Tracking, Remediation and Ongoing Support) (30%) 

  • Teach at least two CalTPA classes per semester 
  • Create and maintain a student database that tracks students’ progress and passing rates; 
  • Create materials, supports and protocols for students who do not pass; 
  • Ensure that information about the CalTPA is updated in handbooks and the COE website; 
  • Develop and oversee remediation process; 
  • Communicate with all candidates about CalTPA information in a timely and clear manner, coordinating and responding to ongoing CalTPA related issues and concerns; 
  • Provide candidate support for CalTPA by developing a support structure to assist candidates with CalTPA submission; 
  • Coordinate and implement support sessions during the semester for all program areas. 
  • In summer, support and remediate candidates who have not passed in the AY. 


Required Qualifications

  • Earned M.A. in education or closely related field  
  • Knowledge of CalTPA processes, expectations, rubrics, and timelines
  • Proven ability to work independently and evaluate data, assess alternatives and formulate logical and sound decisions and/or recommendations
  • Evidence of a commitment to social justice, equity, and anti-racism

Preferred Qualifications

  • Earned Clear California Teaching Credential (Single Subject, Multiple Subject or Educational Specialists) or equivalent.
  • Earned doctorate in education or closely related field.  
  • Evidence of successful teaching at the college or postbaccalaureate level.
  • Experience with the CTC Accreditation Process. 
  • Knowledge of credentialing requirements and process of applying for the various types of credentials including intern credentials, preliminary credentials, and clear credentials. 
  • Knowledge of and ability to learn software such as PeopleSoft, Dropbox, Microsoft Teams, Blackboard, Canvas, Qualtrics, Alchemer and GoReact. 
  • Experience working with teacher candidates in multilingual classroom settings (including English language learners, Emergent Bilinguals, etc). 

Employment Requirement

Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Interim Policy

The California State University (CSU) is committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities we serve, as well as maintaining higher education access and attainment for our students, as such, we embrace a comprehensive strategy designed to reduce the likelihood of transmission of the COVID-19 virus.  The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption if eligible.  Any candidate advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system-wide policy can be found at: CSU COVID-19 Vaccinations Policy.

Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy may be sent to .

Additional Information

The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and current CSUDH faculty salaries in the academic department/discipline. Faculty salaries are subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that includes: health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and dependent fee‐waiver; access to campus child‐care; and a defined‐benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, please visit:

Lecturer B: $6,190-$13,797
Lecturer C: $7,102-15,145

Mandated Reporter Per CANRA

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised December 24, 2021, as a condition of employment.

How to Apply- To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.

The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin in April 2023. For full consideration, please submit your completed application with the required materials no later than April 22, 2023.

  • Current Curriculum Vitae with contact information
  • Cover letter
  • List of 3 references with contact information*
  • Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required for the finalist)**
  • A Statement on Teaching
  • Sample Publications or Evidence of Creative/Scholarly Activity
  • Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (2 pages maximum)***
  • Teaching Evaluations (if available)

*This position requires three letters of recommendation (LORs). Please do not upload your LORs with your application. Your list of references will be notified at the appropriate time during the search process. They will receive a request via email along with information on uploading the LOR. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUDH by logging back into your applicant portal.

**For finalist with International transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required.

A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a foreign Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US Equivalency certification is used to validate foreign studies from an academic credential evaluation agency and is evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. The certification must translate the information in English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate’s, Doctor’s of Philosophy). The certification can be emailed to or mailed directly to the office of Faculty Affairs and Development, 1000 East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA 90747.

***Given CSUDH’s commitment to diversity and inclusion for all students, faculty, staff, and administrators, describe your individual commitment and experiences in advancing diversity and inclusion and how they relate to your future teaching and research.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Dr. Jarod Kawasaki, Search Committee Chair 

CSU, Dominguez Hills

1000 East Victoria Street

Carson, CA  90747

Closing Statement

CSUDH is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

For more information: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources’ Office (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at Campus Security Report (Clery), or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.

Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free.  Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property.  Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9.

For more information see: Smoke & Tobacco-Free


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