Cisco Associate (Part-time) Instructor Pool 2017-2018
Cisco Associate (Part-time) Instructor Pool 2017-2018
To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to: https://jobs.miracosta.edu
Discipline or Department: Noncredit Short Term Vocational
Position Type: Associate (part-time) Faculty
Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: Salary placement is based on education. Please select "Salary Schedules" to the left on the navigation bar.
Working Hours: Classes meet on weekday evenings and also on Saturdays, at the MiraCosta College Community Learning Center at 1831 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, 92058. The individual selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
We strongly advise you to read the FAQs and the information on "How to Apply" before starting the application process.
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following:
1. A completed application for academic employment.
2. A cover letter discussing methods, theories, or technologies especially relevant to your teaching style and describing any qualifications not evident in your resume or curriculum vitae.
3. A current resume or curriculum vitae summarizing your educational background and experience.
4a. Transcripts of ALL college coursework which provide evidence of meeting the minimum qualifications as stated above; legible unofficial transcripts are acceptable but must state that the degree has been awarded if applicable; transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States must be accompanied by a detailed evaluation from a formal evaluation agency; applicants wishing to claim equivalence to the minimum qualifications must also follow the instructions and guidelines at www.miracosta.edu/equivalency.pdf and submit appropriate equivalency documents.
4b. If needed to meet minimum qualifications; a copy (front and back) of your full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in the subject matter.
5. A valid Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certificate (if certificate has been conferred) attached as "Other Document."
NOTE: When you "APPLY FOR THIS POSTING," you will eventually be asked to answer the additional question(s) listed below. Your answers will appear toward the bottom of the application form.
-- MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We strive to be a model for equity and inclusion, effectively supporting students from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds who possess a range of abilities, academic preparation, and life experiences. Please describe what qualifications and/or experiences have prepared you to contribute to the fulfillment of the College's goals for equity and inclusion. Applicants will not be contacted unless selected for interview. Offer of employment to the person selected for this assignment is contingent upon: 1) submission of a current tuberculosis (TB) test clearance; 2) proof of eligibility to work in the United States; 3) fingerprint clearance; and 4) submission of official transcripts indicating appropriate degree(s) awarded or submission of a valid appropriate California teaching credential.
Individuals with qualified disabilities who need accommodation with any aspect of the application and/or interview process should contact Human Resources at 760.795.6854.
Basic Function and Other Details:
MiraCosta College is recruiting for a part-time instructor to teach Cisco courses. The Cisco Networking Academy offers CCENT, CCNA, and Security training courses that prepare students for Information Technology (IT) industry employment and certifications.
The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching classes as assigned by the area dean; maintaining thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her discipline; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content and assessing student achievement.
Adherence to District policies and procedures is expected.
Type of Benefits:
To be eligible for this assignment, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:
1. A bachelor's degree; and two years of occupational experience related to the subject of the course taught; OR
2. an associate degree; and six years of occupational experience related to the subject of the course taught; OR
3. possession of a full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in the subject matter; OR
4. the equivalent. View the equivalency instructions and guidelines at http://www.miracosta.edu/administrative/hr/downloads/Equivalency_008.pdf; AND
5. sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
NOTE: Applicants with a current Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certificate would also be required to complete Cisco Instructor Fast Track Training (one course) prior to teaching at MiraCosta College. Applicants without a current CCNA certificate would be required to complete Cisco Instructor Training classes (four courses) prior to teaching at MiraCosta College. No compensation is paid for training. Additional information is available at http://www.wastc.org/training/.
All degrees and units used to satisfy the minimum qualifications must be from postsecondary institutions accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation. Or if your degree/coursework is from a college or university outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. A list of agencies can be found at http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: 1. A valid Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certificate. Applicants with a current CCNA certificate would also be required to complete Cisco Instructor Fast Track Training (one course) prior to teaching at MiraCosta College. Applicants without a current CCNA certificate would be required to complete Cisco Instructor Training classes (four courses) prior to teaching at MiraCosta College. No compensation is paid for training. Additional information is available at http://www.wastc.org/training/. 2. Successful teaching experience at the community college level. 3. Ability to engage and inspire students representing a wide variety of ages, demographic groups, and educational abilities. 4. Demonstrated success in teaching students from historically underrepresented groups, underprepared or nontraditional students, speakers of other languages, and students with learning disabilities. 5. Successful experience with different learning technologies. 6. Strong academic preparation in area of instruction. 7. Ability to communicate effectively both in oral and written discourse. 8. Commitment to the community college objective of providing lower-division instruction for students of diverse abilities, interests, and cultural backgrounds.
Licenses and Other Requirements:
Closing Date: 6-30-2018
First Screening Date:
Human Resources Contact Information:
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About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 112 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, and parts of Carmel Valley.
MiraCosta offers associate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities that strengthen the economic, cultural, social, and educational well-being of the communities it serves.
The district consists of three campus sites and a robust online education program. The Oceanside Campus, serving about 12,000 credit students, has been located since 1964 on a panoramic 121-acre hilltop site with views of the ocean and mountains. The San Elijo Campus is located in Cardiff, 17 miles south of Oceanside, on 48 acres below the bluffs overlooking the San Elijo Lagoon Reserve. The San Elijo Campus opened in September 1988, and now attracts about 3,000 credit students. The Community Learning Center in downtown Oceanside hosts about 4,000 students in the college's noncredit classes including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, and other tuition-free, noncredit classes as well as some college credit classes.