Paul Le Sage is one of nearly 500 part-time instructors at Allan Hancock College. The college is hosting a public workshop to educate people on how to get a part-time teaching position on Thursday, Jan. 15, in the C-40 Forum on the Santa Maria campus.

Community members interested in becoming part-time college instructors now have their opportunity. Allan Hancock College and the Part-Time Faculty Association are hosting a free workshop called “How to Get a Part-Time Teaching Position at Allan Hancock College” on Thursday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m. in the Forum (C-40) on the Santa Maria campus.

Topics range from what classes and disciplines the college needs more instructors for, how deans and department chairs screen applicants, and what the college’s hiring processes and minimum qualifications are.

““Hancock always needs new part-time instructors. While the economy grows, the college continues to add sections to our course offerings,” said Vice President of Academic Affairs Luis Sanchez, J.D., LL.M. “We are routinely asked by aspiring instructors how they can get teaching positions at Hancock. Now people will find out.”

The college employs nearly 500 part-time instructors. The Part-Time Faculty-Association of Allan Hancock College represents all part-time academic employees, which includes teachers, counselors, librarians and coaches.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information about the workshop, call (805) 922-6966 ext. 3247.