Administrative Faculty - School of Education - San Jose

San Jose, CA
Oct 11, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

San Jose, CA
Full time

Job Description:




If you value People, Diversity, Social Justice, and Participatory Decision-Making, we'd like to hear from you!

The Administrative Faculty- San Jose Campus teaches a maximum of 9units per academic year and in conjunction with the campus dean and associate dean, oversees the scheduling of School of Education programs, administers training to the Adjunct Faculty members, identifies potential Adjunct Faculty and manages all School of Education programs on the San Jose Campus. This position requires professionalism, diplomacy, discretion and integrity in all areas of responsibility. The position represents the School of Education while cultivating and maintaining positive working relationships with school districts, community partners, and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) representatives. The responsibilities of this position require a commitment to promote excellence in the Pacific Oaks teacher education programs.

We are looking for qualified applicants who hold a minimum of a Master's degree in their specific field (doctorate preferable) and experience working in Prek-12 education. A desirable applicant will also be able to demonstrate a commitment to Pacific Oaks core values in their professional experiences, scholarship, and research interests.

This position is located in San Jose, California and reports directly to the San Jose Campus Dean and to the Associate Dean of the School of Education.

  • Coordinate the scheduling for School of Education programs, including adjunct faculty trainings.
  • In collaboration with the San Jose Campus Dean, faculty, and staff, develop cohorts of candidates for each School of Education program.
  • In collaboration with the Campus Dean and faculty, identify qualified adjunct faculty for the San Jose SOE campus programs.
  • Supervise/mentor new adjunct faculty hires.
  • Assist in maintaining the fidelity to the curriculum in each course and participate in on-going program improvement through the collection and analysis of relevant data.
  • Monitor the use of Taskstream for adjunct faculty and students at the San Jose campus.
  • Oversee the fieldwork and student teaching placements for all teacher education candidates.
  • Meet with School of Education students in San Jose for orientations, advisement, and program support.
  • Review course evaluations and discuss outcomes with adjunct faculty each semester.
  • Attend SOE department meetings and other meetings using Go-to Meetings as necessary.
  • Along with Campus Dean and the SOE Associate Dean, create long term planning and development for School of Education programs in San Jose.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Teaching Responsibilities:
  • Teaches a maximum of 9 units per academic year.
  • Serves on relevant faculty committees.
  • Advisement for School of Education students.
  • Participation in orientation information sessions, program planning, and faculty trainings.

  • Knowledge in current pedagogy, research, and "best practices" in Multiple Subject, Education Specialist, and Early Childhood Education programs.
  • Commitment to social justice, cultural competency, and promoting inclusive learning environments.
  • Must have excellent communication, organizational, writing, editorial, and project management skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with sensitivity to the needs of a diverse population.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and professional relationships with students, administration, faculty, adjunct faculty, professional consultants and representatives from all levels of management.
  • Ability to assist in the on-going assessment of credential programs to maintain full compliance with CCTC regulations.

  • Available to work up to 40 hours/week
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in k-12 schools
  • Master's degree in education or related field required. Ph.D. or Ed.D. in education or related fields from a regionally accredited college or university preferred
  • Appropriate teacher and/or school administrator credentials
  • Minimum 3 years' teaching or administrative experience in higher education preferred
  • Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency with technology such as, MS Office (Word and Excel) Go-to-Meetings, and Canvas.
  • Ability to travel to off-site cohorts administered by the San Jose campus.
  • Ability to travel to the Pasadena campus on an as needed basis.
  • Supervision in fieldwork and clinical practice for teacher candidates preferred.

Pacific Oaks College and Children's School offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Pacific Oaks College and Children's School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Pacific Oaks College and Children's School


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