Professor of Fire Technology

Job Title:
Professor of Fire Technology

Position Number:

Technology & Health Division

Job Category:

Time (Percent Time):

Term (months/year):
10 months/year

Current Work Schedule (days, hours):
As assigned

Salary Range:
Faculty Schedule

Initial placement $64,546- $96,329/yr

Open Date:

Initial Screening Date:

Open Until Filled:

Application Procedure:
First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on May 12, 2017 are assured consideration.

Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at to be considered for this position:

1.A Mt. San Antonio College online application

2.A cover letter addressing how duties & responsibilities, required qualifications, and preferred qualifications are met

3.A detailed resume that summarizes educational preparation and occupational experience for the position

4.A minimum of two letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation or any of the required documents)

5.College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.

Health & Welfare:
The College contributes $11,921 toward annual premiums for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible retirees.

The District participates in the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and MetLife Social Security Alternative Plan.

*Subject to change based on Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:
  • Teach classroom assignments in Fire Prevention, Fire Protection Equipment and Systems, Fire Behavior, Hazardous Materials, Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategy, Arson a Fire Investigation, Wildland Fire Control, and Fire Protection Organization. Teaching assignments may include Emergency Medical Technician, and Paramedic courses.
  • Assist with organization, program management, and instruction in fire academies, including, selection and evaluation of instructors, trainee selection and assessment, and facilities management
  • Participate in curriculum and learning outcome development and assessment, serve on College committees as necessary to maintain and improve the instructional program, and participate in appropriate professional development activities
  • Perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities
  • Maintain knowledge of College division, department policies, and Federal, State and local regulations associated with the public safety disciplines.
  • Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methods including online courses, and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions
  • Maintain scheduled office and campus hours, and participate in department/division meetings and committees
  • Late afternoon and/or evening assignments may be required as part of the regular contract.

    Minimum Qualifications/ Education & Experience:
    A.The minimum of one of the following awarded/conferred from a regionally accredited institution:

    1.Any bachelor's degree or equivalent foreign degree AND two years of professional experience directly related to the faculty member's teaching assignment;


    2.Any associate degree or equivalent foreign degree AND six years of professional experience directly related to the faculty member's teaching assignment.;


    3.California Community College credential, “Valid for Life” (no longer issued), authorizing service as an instructor in the appropriate discipline; refer to Ed Code § 87355 (If meeting qualifications with this credential, a copy of the valid lifetime credential must be submitted with the application.)

    B.Commitment to the community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for students with diverse abilities and interests; personal qualities to work effectively and sensitively in a multicultural environment; awareness and commitment to the special needs of non-traditional students.

    C.Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English.

    Equivalencies for this position have not been established at this time.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Background and experience teaching and administering State Fire Marshal Company Officer courses

  • Demonstrated knowledge of State Fire Marshal's Regionally Accredited Training, and all applicable federal, state, and local regulations associated with public safety disciplines.

  • Background and experience in administration and delivery of IFSAC/Pro Board Certification Examination and National Recognition Procedures

  • Hold a Current Paramedic License

  • Experience teaching EMT and Paramedic level courses

    License(s) & Other Requirements:
    The incumbent may periodically be required to get to a variety of locations. If operating a vehicle, employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California driver's license.

    Conditions of Employment:
    This is a full-time, tenure-track, 10-month contract position that begins in the 2017-18 academic year. Placement on the salary schedule is based on formal education, full-time and/or part-time teaching, and related work experience, up to a maximum placement at step 9.

    Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live scan services shall be borne by the candidate.

    Notice to all prospective employees - The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

    As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here:

    The person holding this position is considered a ‘Responsible Employee' under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College's Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

    Special Notes:
    Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail:


    Foreign Transcripts:
    Foreign Transcripts:
    Transcripts issued outside the United States 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. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

    Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail:

    Selection Procedure:
    A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The committee will recommend finalists to the President/CEO and/or Vice President of Instruction for a second interview. The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, College resources, needs, and Board of Trustees' approval. The starting date will be determined following Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.

    TRAVEL POLICY: Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be reimbursed up to $500 maximum. Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at to complete and submit your application for this position.

    EEO Policy:
    It is the policy of Mt. San Antonio College that harassment is prohibited and that all persons shall receive equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, age (over 40), medical condition (cancer), mental disability, physical disability (including HIV & AIDS), marital status, sexual orientation, or Veteran Status. This nondiscrimination policy covers Family and Medical Care Leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave. Contact the Office of Human Resources if you need any special accommodations to complete the application process at 909.274.4225.

    Mt. San Antonio College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Conflict of Interest
    Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio College's Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).

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