Industrial Technology Professor

San Jose
Mar 09, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

invites applications for the position of:

Industrial Technology Professor

SALARY: $53,436.00 - $80,213.00 Annually
DEPARTMENT: Industrial Technology
DIVISION: Industry & Technology
OPENING DATE: 03/13/18
CLOSING DATE: 04/24/18 11:59 PM

College of the Sequoias (COS) is seeking a candidate for Industrial Technology Professor to instruct Industrial Automation. This is a full-time, tenure-track position in the Industry and Technology Division, beginning August 2018. Industrial Automation is new at COS in direct response to strong industry partner demand for qualified graduates.This position teaches Industrial Automation courses primarily at the Tulare College Center Downtown Annex but could include courses on the Visalia, Tulare, and Hanford campuses.

College of the Sequoias Community College District serves a diverse community of learners and is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution. COS provides a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, career and technical programs for our students. We are dedicated to recruiting faculty who are committed to helping a diverse population of students achieve their educational goals. We seek candidates who exhibit an understanding and commitment to the District's mission, and who have a passion for student success. Depending upon your qualifications, thestartingbase salary for this position is between $53,436.00/year and $80,213.00/year. This amount will increase if you teach either overload or summer school. For the current full-time faculty salary schedule and your earning potential, please visit:

Instruction in:
  • Safety standards
  • Applied mathematics
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Variable Frequency Drives
  • Pneumatics
  • Hydraulics
  • RSLogix
  • Process control
  • Analog circuits, devices, and signals
  • Instrumentation
  • Temperature and pressure
  • Capacitive and Inductive sensors
  • Numbering systems and data networks
  • Human Machine Interface
  • Enhance student learning through the use of learning laboratory (hands-on lessons).
    Ongoing instructional program development and maintenance:
  • Evaluate and update course and degree requirements,
  • Ensure appropriate instructional setting,
  • Enhance and strengthen industry advisory committee relationships,
  • Develop and reach short- and long-term goals,
  • Manage a program budget,
  • Participate in relevant grant opportunities, and
  • Collaborate with other Industrial Automation faculty and projects within the region.

    This position presents the opportunity to develop the vision and direction for a new Industrial Automation program.

    Additional expectations include: communicating effectively with students and staff, participating in course and curriculum design and program review, developing, constructing and coordinating the use of instructional platforms, and otherwise fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of instructors as required. Duties may include assignments in a variety of instructional settings and times, including evening, and/or off campus.

    Participation in the governance of the District by way of committee assignments is encouraged. Other responsibilities include maintenance of a required number of office hours to meet student needs, full participation in departmental and programmatic responsibilities, and the willingness to create and/or participate in and sustain an atmosphere of equity which is respectful of campus-wide diversity. The faculty member will provide classroom instruction in accordance with established course outlines while using comparative cross-cultural, multicultural, and multidisciplinary perspectives.

    The candidate must meet the following criteria. The degree must be from an institution accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges or the equivalent.
  • Any Bachelor's degree or higher, and Two years of related, current experience.OR
  • Any associate degree, and Six years of related, occupational experience. OR
  • The equivalent. AND
  • Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
    Note: If claiming equivalency, please complete and submit the appropriate Equivalency paperwork found at: Your equivalency paperwork must be submitted as a "supplemental attachment" within the "Attachment" section of this application.

    Candidates should be prepared in the interview to discuss their vision for the COS Industrial Automation program.
  • Training and practical experience in all aspects of industrial automation.
  • Evidence of the ability to involve students in practical applications of instruction as it is related to the industry.
  • Experience working with students of various cultural, economic and educational backgrounds.
  • Successful experience teaching students of ethnically and culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Evidence of an ability to address the needs of diverse and frequently underprepared student populations taking a wide range of college level courses.
  • Evidence of the ability to use a variety of teaching strategies and assessment methods that encourage retention while successfully challenging a diverse student population.
  • Desire and evidence of an ability to take on leadership roles both within the department and in the institution as a whole.
  • Ability to effectively engage with and facilitate authentic learning for students of diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences.
  • Knowledge and experience in the development and assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • Commitment to professional growth as an educational professional.
  • Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Engagement in relevant professional organizations.

    Applicants must submit the following material to be considered:
  • Completed online application.
  • Diversity Statement (included within the online application).
  • Cover letter describing interest in the position.
  • Resume.
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts of all college/ university work (If transcripts are not in English, include a summary of courses and grades).
  • Official transcripts required upon employment.
  • Equivalency documents (if necessary).
  • Two (2) recent letters of recommendation addressing pertinent experience or equivalent competencies.

    For full application instructions and position description, visit

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