Job Details

Allan Hancock College
  • Position Number: 1724071
  • Location: Santa Maria, CA
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Political Science

Political Science 103- American Government

Allan Hancock College serves more than 20,000 students in northern Santa Barbara County. Located on the central coast and just minutes from spectacular beaches and rolling vineyards, AHC operates three campuses - the main campus in Santa Maria, a state approved center in Lompoc and a center in Santa Ynez. As one of the largest employers in Santa Barbara County, the college is an integral part of the community and enjoys strong support from local leaders and industry.

AHC, a Hispanic-Serving Institution, is proud to serve underrepresented students. The college has twice received recognition from the Aspen institute as one of the top colleges in the country. If you are looking for a position where you can have a direct impact on our students, AHC may be the place for you!

To learn more about Allan Hancock College and the Central Coast, visit our Human Resources page at and click on the Welcome to AHC video.

We are searching for an experienced Political Science 103- American Government at our Lompoc Valley Center facility.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Allan Hancock College is looking for part-time Political Science Instructors to teach the following courses in the spring 2020.

Political Science 103 - American Government -Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at Santa Ynez High School.


  • Lecture Rate: $48.00 to $73.50 per hour depending upon education and experience

  • Lab Rate: $41.80 to $64.00 per hour depending upon education and experience

  • Activity Rate: $30.89 to $48.21 per hour depending upon education and experience


    To be considered as a candidate for this position, please submit the following materials:

  • A current and complete resume of education and professional experience

  • Transcripts (Copies are acceptable for the application process). Official transcripts are required if hired.

  • Cover letter


    Please submit your application materials to the human resources office as soon as possible. Application materials will be accepted until the position is filled. The District reserves the right to extend time limits, reinitiate or withdraw the recruitment/selection process at any point.

    In its desire to select outstanding faculty members from the largest possible pool of qualified applicants, Allan Hancock College recognizes candidates may have attained expertise in a discipline through a variety of means. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged by the district as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for this position. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications are encouraged to complete the equivalency form and provide appropriate documentation of their qualifications.

    Required Qualifications:


    Master's in political science, government, or international relations


    Bachelor's in any of the above


    Master's in economics, history, public administration, social science, sociology, any ethnic studies, JD or LL.B.


    the equivalent per Board Policy 7211.

    Special Qualification:

    Evidence of a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students, and to staff and students with disabilities.

    SCREENING PROCESS: A committee will review applications. Meeting minimum qualifications does not ensure a candidate an interview. Therefore, it is important that the application be thorough and detailed. Applicants will be assessed on the breadth and depth of education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. A limited number of applicants will be invited for an interview at the college at their own expense.


    Hourly Wage

    48.00 - 73.50

    Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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