Torrance, California
$62,452 - $85,780 depending on education and experience. Excellent fringe benefits are included.
Mar 30, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

El Camino College



Full-Time, Tenure-Track Instructor 

Req: A1617-042

Division: Business Education

Close Date: 4/28/2017 Extended


Complete job description and application available online at:



The El Camino Community College District is now accepting applications for a full-time teaching position in Computer Information Systems. Participation as a faculty member includes faculty meetings, student activities and office hours. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview that will include a teaching demonstration. Program includes classes in PC support including data communications, microcomputer operations, local area networks, and applications including database, programming, e-business and business applications. 

Faculty job responsibilities include the development/review of curriculum and assessment of learning outcomes to improve teaching and learning in achieving El Camino College’s mission of institutional effectiveness, quality educational programs, and vibrant student support services.



Master's degree in computer science, computer information systems or business administration with an emphasis in computer information systems; OR

Bachelor's degree in any of the above and five years of appropriate work experience; OR

The equivalent - Candidates not possessing the required qualification(s) as stated on this announcement must complete the Request For Equivalency Form as part of the application process to explain in detail how their qualifications are equivalent to those above; OR

Valid California community college instructor credential in appropriate subject issued prior to July 1, 1990 (per California Education Code 87355 ); AND 

Sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and of individuals with disabilities.  



Master's degree in computer-related field or business strongly preferred.

Experience in teaching computers.

Community college teaching experience.

Three years’ experience in a computer related field.

Expertise and experience in one or more the following areas are highly desirable: excel, web, and/or.Net programming in a business environment and network administration.

Demonstrated experience using student learning outcomes assessment to improve student learning, program review, and curriculum review. 



SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS - Please keep your response between 150 - 300 words.

What strategies do you use to motivate students and facilitate students' self-motivation? How do you assess whether these strategies are effective?

Please describe your knowledge of and experience with using student learning outcomes assessment to improve student learning.

Please explain your interest in a full-time teaching position.

Describe how your business/commercial experience is applicable to you teaching in the Computer Information Systems Department.



Contract shall be for full-time, tenure-track teaching assignment for the 2017 – 2018 academic year, beginning August 24, 2017. A teaching demonstration will be required during the interview process. Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), and transcripts. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certificate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.



The starting salary ranges from $62,452 - $85,780 depending on education and experience. Excellent fringe benefits are included.



An applicant must submit the following by the closing date:

1) Online application:

2) Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications.

3) Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments.

4) Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.)

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit:

5) Evidence of a valid community college credential, if applicant holds one.

Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application on-line.

If you need assistance you may call 310-660-3593 Ext. 5809 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  

Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m. 


Closing Date: Friday, April 28, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

Interview Expenses

Only individuals identified for FINAL interviews are eligible to have their expenses paid. Reimbursement will be limited to economy airfare (to and from point of origin) and for meals and lodging. The maximum allocated for meals, lodging and transportation is $600. Candidate must complete a Travel Request and Reimbursement Form and submit it together with all supporting documentation to the Human Resources Office.


Compensation and Benefit Highlights

Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance

The College provides a diversified insured benefit program for all full-time employees including medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Dependent medical, dental and vision insurance is available toward which both the College and the employee contribute.


Sick Leave and Disability

Paid sick leave is granted equal to one day for each month of service. Sick leave may be accumulated indefinitely. Rather than State Disability Insurance, limited sick leave benefits are available for days beyond the earned sick leave days and are paid at fifty percent.



Full-time employees contribute a percentage of their regular salary to either the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) or to the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and social Security. Upon termination, STRS or PERS retirement contributions may be withdrawn in full, plus accumulated interest. Various benefit options are available for employees upon retirement.

El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The El Camino Community College District provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

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