Instructor, Respiratory Therapy

Location
Los Altos Hills
Posted
May 01, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College


Instructor, Respiratory Therapy

Foothill-De Anza Community College District

Posting #: 17-126

Campus: Foothill College

Close/Initial Review Date: 6/11/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Description:

Initial Review Date: 6/11/18*
*Any complete applications received after the review date will only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their request.

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the faculty position of Instructor, Respiratory Therapy, Foothill College.

Under the direction of the Dean, Biological and Health Sciences, and in collaboration with the Program Director for respiratory therapy, this person will be responsible for providing classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction in the respiratory therapy program. This individual will maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics. Primary areas of responsibility will include updating, planning, and development, of curriculum within the program, including online delivery. Additional responsibilities: assist with yearly program review, accreditation, student advising, serve on the advisory board, assist clinical coordinators, engage in program improvement initiatives, participate in professional development activities, and attend department meetings.

Standard duties expected of all faculty include development and evaluation of curricula, maintaining scheduled office hours, attending department and division meetings, pursuing professional growth activities, service on district and/or college committees, and performing other duties consistent with the role of an instructor. Instructors also have the opportunity to participate in campus extra-curricular activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. 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.
  2. Bachelor's degree and a minimum of (4) years experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist; of which (2) years must include clinical respiratory care and a minimum of (2) years experience teaching in an accredited Respiratory Therapy Program as an appointed faculty member or as a clinical preceptor.
  3. California licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP)

NOTE: Official Transcripts verifying qualifications will be REQUIRED prior to an offer of employment. Applicants who have international transcripts must obtain transcripts that are evaluated by an independent educational-equivalency evaluation company and obtain an English translation (if necessary). These services are to be done at the applicant's expense. Both Foothill De Anza CCD employees and external candidates must submit transcripts.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Master's degree.
  2. Management, supervisory experience.
  3. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

In addition, successful candidates will demonstrate the following:
  1. Knowledge of the principles and process of instructional design and curriculum development.
  2. Knowledge of current clinical and theoretical aspects of Respiratory Therapy.
  3. Ability to teach and communicate effectively with students.
  4. Ability to work closely and cooperatively with colleagues.
  5. Ability to work with academically and culturally diverse students.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Environment:
  1. Indoor, office environment.

Physical Abilities:
(Applicants should perform these physical abilities with or without reasonable accommodations)
  1. Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
  2. Vision sufficient to read various materials.
  3. Dexterity of hands and fingers to perform the tasks required of the position.
  4. Regularly stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time.
  5. Bending at waist, kneeling, or crouching.
  6. Reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally.
  7. Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.

APPLICATION PACKET:
  1. A District on-line application to be completed at http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/ *In the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates your 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. Additionally, you will be asked to explain how your life experiences, studies or work have influenced your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  2. A cover letter detailing your background and experience, skills, and abilities as they relate to the minimum and preferred qualifications of this position.
  3. A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.
  4. Scanned copy of RCP license.
  5. Scanned copy of RRT Certification.

If you wish to request equivalency for this position (if you believe you do not otherwise meet minimum qualifications via educational degree attainment as specified), you may submit the Request for Equivalency form. This form will need to be submitted with your application packet. You may either scan a hard copy of this form with your application packet or submit it as a Word document with your application packet. http://hr.fhda.edu/_downloads/Equivalency.pdf

If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application packet. Application materials not required (including reference letters) for this position will not be accepted. For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your submission. We do not guarantee a response to application questions within 48 hours of the closing date. You may also visit our “Applicant Information” webpage to assist with technical difficulties at: http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/a-applicant-instructions.html

HIRING RANGE: $57,066.00 - $93,722.00 annually plus benefits; actual placement is based on applicant's verified education and experience.

For the complete Faculty Salary Schedule, go to:
http://hr.fhda.edu/_downloads/All%20Faculty%20Schedules_16-17.pdf

Excellent benefits package which includes medical coverage for employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and basic life insurance. Other voluntary benefits are also available such as legal assistance, pet insurance, and long-term care. Faculty are also eligible for paid professional development leaves and stipends for educational and professional development.

For information on our benefits package that includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site: http://hr.fhda.edu/benefits/index.html

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time, Tenure-track, 10-months per year

STARTING DATE: Fall 2018

Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the closing date of the announcement.

The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S.

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant.

For more information about our application process contact:
Employment Services
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022
Email: employment@fhda.edu
http://hr.fhda.edu/


To apply, visit: http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/




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