Part-Time Interior Design AutoCAD Instructor (Pool)

San Mateo
Sep 11, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Design
Institution Type
Community College

San Mateo County Community College District

Part-Time Interior Design AutoCAD Instructor (Pool)

Posting Number: 2014159F

Department: Human Resources DIST (DEPT)

Location: District Office

Position Number: PTF088

Percentage of Full Time: Varies

Months per Year: other

Salary Range: -

Position Type: Faculty

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

This position is a “pool” position meaning that openings may or may not be currently available. The District maintains a “pool” of applications for positions which are needed on an ongoing basis at Canada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. The advantage of “pool” positions is when a position becomes available, the Dean may immediately begin screening applications from the available pool of applicants without having to post a position and wait while the position is being advertised. Your application for this position will be kept current for a period of three years.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Possession of any Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience OR any Associate’s degree and six years of professional experience OR the equivalent (see information below)

All coursework must be from an accredited college or university.

• Ability to communicate effectively with persons of diverse cultures and language groups, and people who have disabilities.
• Demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with disabilities
• Ability to work as needed during the day, evenings, and weekends

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The screening committee will select for interview candidates from among those applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, give evidence of any or all of the following:
1. Recent, successful experience in teaching college level courses in Interior Design
2. Successful work experience in using AutoCAD 8 for the Interior Design field
3. Knowledge of and work experience in the interiors industry (use of the latest version of AutoCAD in particular) and enthusiasm in sharing professional knowledge and experiences
4. Knowledge of successful teaching techniques and teaching experience in the discipline, community college level preferred
5. Recent successful experience in the development and update of Interior Design curriculum
6. Understanding and commitment to the role and purpose of the community college and awareness of the philosophy and objectives of California Community Colleges
7. Ability to use and develop teaching methods that emphasize cooperation and collaboration, and engage students actively in learning, encouraging them to become independent, creative learners with higher-order thinking skills
8. Ability to organize and explain materials in ways appropriate to students with different abilities, levels of preparation, and cultural experiences
9. Ability to organize and teach both theoretical and practical applications of the subject-matter in ways appropriate to students abilities
10. Commitment to the SMCCCD goal of integrating writing skills across the curriculum
11. Excellent communication skills and an understanding (both theory and practical) of the career options in the emerging field of Interior Design
12. Ability to work with an Interior Design advisory board and business/industry, and a commitment to advise and place students in the appropriate work experience sites
13. Evidence of organizational skills
14. Demonstrated currency in the field of interior design
15. Experience using a computer to prepare correspondence, memoranda, and other written materials

Preferred Qualifications: • Certification by the State of California in Interior Design • Professional membership in one of the Interior Design organizations; i.e., IDEC, ASID, or IIDA


First Review Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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