Professor of Basic Skills (Temporary Two Year Position 2017-19)

Location
Walnut
Posted
May 01, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Professor of Basic Skills (Temporary Two Year Position 2017-19)

Mt. San Antonio College


Job Category: Faculty

Employee Group:

Time (Percent Time): 100%

Term (months/year): 10 months/year

Current Work Schedule (days, hours): As assigned

Salary Range: Faculty Schedule

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

Shift Differential:

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. *Note Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change

Department: School of Continuing Education

Open Date: 04/28/2017

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Basic Function/Overview:


Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

• Teach noncredit contextualized basic skills courses that prepare students for college and career pathways. Courses may include those to improve reading, writing, mathematics contextualized with CTE disciplines
• Maintain pedagogical currency in adult basic education, literacy, and contextualized instruction in order to meet the needs and support the learning goals of noncredit basic skills students seeking credit coursework
• Participate in curriculum development for contextualized basic skills courses, adult education regional and statewide advocacy, regional CTE/basic skills partnerships, 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
• Integrate effectively current technology in basic skills instruction
• Perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities and College, division, and department policies
• Collaborate effectively with other faculty, staff, and administrators to plan, develop, and execute related programs
• Maintain scheduled office and campus hours, and participate in department/division and regional meetings and committees
• Instruct and assist in the development and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective and innovative teaching methods, and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions
• Late afternoon and/or evening assignments may be required as part of the regular contract
• Teach 1-30 lecture hours per week and complete corresponding service to the college hours to comprise a 40-hour week

Other Duties:


Knowledge Of:


Skills and Abilities:


Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:

A. The minimum of one of the following awarded/conferred from a regionally accredited institution:
1. Bachelor’s in any social science, humanities, mathematics, or natural science discipline or in liberal studies, as appropriate for the course; OR
2. 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:
1. A bachelor’s in business administration or related business majors (accounting, marketing, management, international business, and finance), computer science, or education AND at least two years of professional experience related to area of assignment; OR 2. A full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in basic skills, literacy, science, social science, reading, and mathematics; OR 3. A clear K-12 California Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in the area appropriate for the course; OR 4. A preliminary California Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in the area appropriate for the course AND at least two years of professional experience related to area of assignment

Preferred Qualifications:

• Successful teaching experience in a community college setting
• Involvement in the development and implementation of projects that promote basic skills teaching and learning and equity for noncredit students
• Experience developing and delivering contextualized curriculum
• Experience teaching disproportionately impacted and underprepared student populations
• Evidence of integrating College and Career Readiness Standards and other curricula standards into coursework that are relevant to adult learners
• Thorough understanding of policy, legislative issues, and grant-related mandates specific to noncredit programs
• Evidence of active engagement in professional development beyond attending conferences, such as publications, presentations, and facilitating workshops and panels
• Experience in leadership roles in curriculum development, implementation of SLOs, and classroom-based research
• Experience representing noncredit basic skills to key stakeholders including administration, local and statewide professional organizations, regional consortia, and the community

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.

Working Environment:


Physical Demands:


Hazards:


Instructions re: Confidential Letter of Recommendation:

Conditions of Employment:

This is a full-time, Temporary Two-Year, 10 month position for the 2017-19 academic years. 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: http://www.mtsac.edu/safety/pdf/2014ASRFinal.pdf

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.

Examination Requirements:


Typing Certificate Requirements:


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 29, 2017 are assured consideration.
Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu 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 résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional 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.
7. Equivalency Determination Supplemental Form: If you possess a degree with a title that is equivalent to one of those that are specifically listed as an equivalency, please complete this form to have your degree considered

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: employment@mtsac.edu.

THE MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE DISTRICT WILL NOT SPONSOR ANY VISA APPLICATIONS.

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.

Inquiries/Contact:

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

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 http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu 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:
Conflict of Interest

Cancel RTF Policy:
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO RE-OPEN, RE-ADVERTISE, DELAY OR CANCEL FILLING THIS POSITION. THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE USED TO FILL FUTURE VACANCIES.

To apply, visit: https://hrjobs.mtsac.edu/



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