Instructor – COMPUTER SCIENCE
El Camino College
Instructor – COMPUTER SCIENCE
Division: Mathematical Sciences
Close Date: 2/22/2018
Complete job description and application available online at: https://elcamino.igreentree.com/css_academic
Full-time teaching assignment(s) in Computer Science which includes teaching courses in Assembly Language, Data Structures, UNIX,C++, JAVA, and Internet Programming as well as new computer languages that might emerge including Python. Responsibilities include teaching both lecture and computer lab classes, maintenance of required office hours, full participation in departmental activities, participation in the governance of the college via committee assignments; active involvement in activities designed to improve teaching; application of technology to the instructional program, and establishment of a liaison with companies that employ computer programmers and systems analysts.
The position requires participation in a variety of campus and divisional activities such as faculty meetings, student activities, office hours, and curriculum/instructional development. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview, which will include a teaching demonstration on an assigned topic.
Faculty job responsibilities include the development/review of curriculum and assessment of learning outcomes to improve teaching and learning in achieving El Camino College’s mission of institutional effectiveness, quality educational programs, and vibrant student support services.
Master's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering; OR
Bachelor's degree in either of the above AND Master's degree in Mathematics, Cybernetics, Business Administration, or Engineering; OR
The equivalent - Candidates not possessing the required qualification(s) as stated on this announcement must complete the Request For Equivalency Form as part of the application process to explain in detail how their qualifications are equivalent to those above; OR
Valid California community college instructor credential in appropriate subject issued prior to July 1, 1990 (per California Education Code 87355); AND
Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socio-economic, academic, and cultural diversity within student populations, including students with disabilities, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices.
Experience and interest in teaching Computer Sciences courses at the community college level.
Qualifications, experience, and interest in teaching:
Mathematics (all levels) at the community college level.
Engineering courses at the community college level.
Experience in the computer field as a programmer or system analyst.
Knowledge of instructional strategies for promoting student learning.
Familiarity with the use of computers and other multimedia technologies in instruction.
Knowledge in developing industry-based programs.
Knowledge of designing curriculum that is responsive to the needs of IT professionals.
Demonstrated experience using student learning outcomes assessment to improve student learning, program review, and curriculum review.
Experience examining and remediating one’s instruction, interactions, and/or practices to more effectively engage and support diverse students.
Demonstrated skill with addressing issues of equity.
Demonstrated expertise in culturally responsive methodologies, particularly as it relates to students’ lives, interests, and communities.
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS: Please limit your response to 300 words.
What strategies do you use to motivate students and facilitate students' self-motivation? How do you assess whether these strategies are effective?
Please describe your knowledge of and experience with using student learning outcomes assessment to improve student learning. What were the key factors in creating learning success, particularly for diverse students?
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Contract shall be for full-time, tenure-track teaching assignment for the 2018 – 2019 academic year, beginning August 23, 2018. A teaching demonstration will be required during the interview process. Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), and transcripts. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certificate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.
The starting salary ranges from $66,598 - $91,474 depending on education and experience. Excellent fringe benefits are included.
An applicant must submit the following by the closing date:
1) Online application: https://elcamino.igreentree.com/css_academic
2) Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications.
3) Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments.
4) Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.)
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America 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. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf
5) Evidence of a valid community college credential, if applicant holds one.
Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application on-line.
If you need assistance you may call 310-660-3593 Ext. 5809 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m.
Closing Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.
The campus will be closed January 15, February 9 and February 19, 2018.