Full-Time Engineering Instructor F-2017

Full-Time Engineering Instructor F-2017

Distinguishing Career Features
This is a 10-month tenure-track contract position.

Job Description

Maintain currency with current information, concepts, laws and ideas in their disciplines and with best practices in teaching and learning.
Check mailbox, voicemail, and e-mail regularly.
Complete the checkout form before leaving campus at the end of the academic term.
Maintain student confidentiality as required by regulation and Board Policy 5040 titled Student Records and Directory Information.

Participate in committee work, student activities, and shared governance activities as appropriate.
Attend first-year and second-year staff development workshops during the first and second years of employment at Cerritos College.
Attend department and division meetings.
Attend commencement ceremonies.
Assist the Department Chairperson and Instructional Dean in unit planning, budget preparation, and inventory.
Develop and implement a “Flex Plan” as required by state regulations.
All full-time faculty who are assigned classes shall:
Post and maintain at least three scheduled office hours per week on at least three different days, including the final examination period. Office hours may not be scheduled between 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday.

Teach all assigned classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy.
Teach all assigned classes for all scheduled minutes.
In cases of necessary absence from class, notify the Instructional Dean or designee, or if unavailable, the Office of Academic Affairs in advance and have plans prepared so that a substitute, if assigned, can maintain continuity of course content.
Teach courses in accordance with the course outlines of record.
Provide opportunities for students to be aware of their progress.
Submit a copy of the syllabus for each class to the Division Office.
Keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress and submit them to appropriate offices by the published deadlines.
Submit end-of-session grades, including supporting documentation, and attendance reports by the published deadlines.
Submit required information about first-day, no-show students by the published deadlines.
Submit textbook order information by the published deadlines. If the textbook is electronic or includes an electronic course pack, these conditions must be met:
  • Tests and exams must be available to the student without charge.
  • The text and course pack must be available to students with disabilities.
  • The publisher must grant read-only access to designated college staff for purposes of evaluation of course materials.
  • The text must be downloadable or printable.
    If these four conditions are not met, the electronic textbook cannot be used.
    Meet all classes during the final examination period.
    Give final examinations at the scheduled time unless approval to do otherwise is granted by the Office of Academic Affairs or its designee.
    Keep all corrected final examination papers for at least one year following the close of the semester or summer term.
    Maintain a safe learning environment in classrooms, laboratories, and other instructional spaces.
    Allow the instructional manager and/or Instructional Dean, upon request, to review any assignments given during the semester.

    Required Qualifications
    Master's degree in any field of engineering
    Bachelor's degree in any of the above AND Master's degree in mathematics, physics, computer science, chemistry, or geology
    OR the equivalent.
    (NOTE: A Bachelor's in any field of engineering with a professional engineer's license is an alternative qualification for this discipline.)

    Understanding of and sensitivity to meeting the needs of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic background of the student, community, and employee population.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Teaching experience in physics and engineering at the community college or University level.

    General knowledge of, and/or experience in the use of computer technology for instructional purposes.

    Experience working in the engineering field.

    An undergraduate degree in physics.

    At least 2 years of work experience in aerospace, mechanical, mechatronics, manufacturing or electrical engineering.

    Functional knowledge of CAD software.

    Possess standard industrial certifications such as P.E., CfgManE, CSWP/ CSWE, ACP, or similar.

    Transcripts and Foreign Degrees
    It is the applicant's responsibility to provide copies of all transcript(s) verifying all educational degree(s) and/or coursework required for the position.

    All qualifying educational degrees/training must be from regionally accredited colleges and/or universities.

    A foreign transcript must be evaluated by a NACES certified agency. The website address is www.naces.org.

    Physical Demands
    Requires ambulatory ability to move to various office and classroom-type locations and to stand, bend, stoop, and reach to setup equipment and provide instruction. Requires sufficient hand eye coordination and dexterity to write on a board or type on a computer. Requires sufficient visual acuity to read documents and make presentations. Requires sufficient auditory ability to project voice to a group, hear questions and prompts, and carry on routine conversations. Requires the ability to lift, push, and pull objects of medium weight (less than 30 lbs.) on an occasional basis.

    Posting Detail Information
    Posting Number: FAC00106P
    Open Date: 08/03/2017
    Close Date: 09/18/2017
    Salary/Fringe Benefits
    Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

    Salary rate is: $64,818 annual- $99,529/annual.

    Health and welfare benefits include District contribution for medical/dental/vision benefits and employee life insurance ($50,000). (Cash-in-lieu option available on medical insurance.)

    Participation in the State Teachers' Retirement System.

    Conditions of Employment
    This is a tenure-track contract position. Contract will be for 10 school months for the academic year beginning Spring Semester 2018.

    Participation in a pre-service orientation and/or probationary in-service training is required.

    Individual who is offered employment shall be required to obtain fingerprints for a criminal history clearance through the State Department of Justice and remit the required fee for processing the fingerprints, produce an original social security card, and submit negative TB test results (must be within the past four years or within the last 60 days if not previously employed in a school district in California) before employment.

    Proof of eligibility to work in the United States and signing of loyalty oath per Government Codes 3100-3109.

    College/Department Profile
    Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college's district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs, and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu.

    Engineering is part of the Physics department, whose main focus is to serve students on a transfer path to a college or university. With four full-time and numerous adjunct faculty, we provide classes and labs to students from a variety of majors, from physics and engineering to health professions, architecture, biology, chemistry, and kinesiology. These classes are widely used for major preparation.

    Successful candidates will join a small team of dedicated faculty. You will find us a close knit group that works together to help each other and our students. We are committed to our students' success.

    We have two dedicated lab rooms and a large array of equipment in an expanded stock room. A full-time lab technician provides support and assistance with the hands-on equipment or demonstrations that an instructor requires.

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    If the person writing the Confidential letter of recommendation wishes to send the letter directly to the District, please have them email the letter to: careers@cerritos.edu stating on the Subject line the position title you are applying for. The Confidential letter of recommendation must be received by the District by the position closing date. To bypass the letter of recommendation system requirement when you submit your application, create a one sentence Word document stating that the Confidential letter of recommendation will be emailed directly to the District. Upload this Word document in lieu of the Letter of Recommendation required document.

    Resume should include any publications, patents and inventions you have.

    Application Procedure
    Application materials must be submitted by the closing date. Applicants who need special services or facilities due to disability in order to apply or interview for this position must notify Human Resources at the time of application or at least 72 hours prior to the closing date or date of a scheduled interview.

    Selection Procedure
    Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further consideration will be limited to those applicants in the competitive group who best meet the qualifications for the position. Interviews will then be conducted by the selection committee, and finalists will be recommended for further consideration by the President-Superintendent for final selection and recommendation for employment. The selection process may also include practical exercises (i.e., teaching demonstration and/or other written, technical, manipulative, or simulation exercises) to evaluate candidates' qualifications.

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