Engineering Instructor (Madera Community College Center)
Engineering Instructor (Madera Community College Center)
State Center Community College District
Closing Date: 2/18/2019 at 11:55 PM
Campus Location: Madera Community College Center
Start Date: 08/08/0019
The ideal candidate will share the Madera Community College Center's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. We currently enroll over 5,000 students of which 66% are Latinx, 1% are Filipino, 6% are Asian, 3% are Black/African American, 19% are White, 1% American Indian/Alaska Native, and 3% are multiracial. MCCC is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. The successful candidate will join a department dedicated to the use of curriculum responsive to the students it serves.
Providing instruction in different courses in engineering leading to an Associate Degree in a variety of instructional settings and times, including evening and/or weekends, on-line or off-campus and large group instruction classes as needed, the instructor will be responsible for:
- Teaching developmental and transfer Engineering courses (Introduction to Engineering, Engineering Graphics, Engineering Materials, Electric Circuits; Statics, Programming for Scientists and Engineers, and other courses offered by the department);
- Maintaining currency in pedagogy;
- Developing and/or revising curriculum and programs, including program review and developing and accessing student learning outcomes for courses and programs to improve student learning;
- Participating in the accreditation process;
- Communicating effectively with students and staff, and maintain effective working relationships;
- Developing/utilizing technologies used for classroom presentations;
- Participating in student learning outcome development, assessment, and analysis at all levels (course, program, and college);
- Advising students;
- Participating in appropriate professional meetings and workshops;
- Participating in college/district committees as needed;
- Working with colleagues within and beyond the discipline to implement the guided pathways concept to promote student success and completion;
- Participating in student recruitment activities;
- Teaching assignments in a variety of instructional settings and times, including evenings and/or weekends, on-line or off-campus and large group instruction classes as needed; and
- Otherwise fulfilling all of the duties and responsibilities of instructors as required by Administrative Regulation 7122.
- Master’s degree in any field of engineering;
- Bachelor’s degree in any of the above AND master’s degree in mathematics, physics, computer science, chemistry, or geology;
- A valid California Community College credential;
- The equivalent education and/or experience (requires an equivalency);
All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.
(NOTE: A bachelor’s in any field of engineering with a professional engineer’s license in an alternative qualification for this discipline.)
- Teaching experience at the secondary or post-secondary level;
- Teaching experience in the breadth of courses taught and the use of a variety of pedagogies;
- Knowledge of the current curriculum and assessment standards in engineering education;
- Demonstrated ability to design and implement innovative teaching methodologies;
- Commitment to interacting and working successfully as a team with instructors, and other colleagues;
- Express an enthusiasm for teaching and assisting students to succeed;
- Have an ability to develop curriculum in emerging areas;
- Exhibit the capacity to contribute to the total operation of the instructional program including Department, Division, and College responsibilities;
- Demonstrate an ability to adapt instructional techniques to accommodate varied learning styles and a variety of teaching modalities including distance learning;
- Ability to use current educational technology methods and tools;
- Knowledge and experience in the development and assessment of student learning outcomes;
- Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing;
- Experience working with a diverse student population;
- Recent experience working with African American, Latinx, Native American, and other racially minoritized students in the classroom and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusions of these groups in higher education shape patterns of participation and outcomes;
- Willingness to examine and re-mediate one’s instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;
- Experience and skill with addressing issues of equity in the classroom;
- Potential for contribution to institutional vitality and growth; and
- Knowledge of the community college and its mission and goals.
Conditions of Employment:
177 duty days per year.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is $55,650 - $83,782 based on education and experience. A doctoral stipend of $2,082 is available. In addition, the District offers an attractive fringe benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee and dependents, and life insurance. Employees are also members of the California State Teacher’s Retirement System (CalSTRS).
Applications will be screened by Human Resources for completeness and to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement. From the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement, a selection committee will review the candidates who are best qualified based on the minimum and desirable qualifications then determine who will be invited to interview. Interviews are tentatively scheduled the week of March 11th. The selection committee will rate responses to the interview questions, teaching demonstration, and writing prompt (if applicable). Based on this rating, a small number of applicants will be selected as the “recommended candidates”. These candidates will be forwarded to the Vice President and College President for final interviews which are tentatively scheduled the week of March 18th. A hiring recommendation will be made by the College President and forwarded to the Board of Trustees of State Center Community College District for final approval. State Center Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. It is our pledge to treat all applicants fairly and equitably in the recruitment and selection process. We endeavor to be a service-minded organization and respond to the needs of our applicants. For more information, contact the Academic Human Resources Office, 1525 E. Weldon Avenue, Fresno, California, 93704, (559) 243-7100. For information on the Madera Community College Center, Reedley College or State Center Community College District, visit our website at www.scccd.edu. Please refer to Position No. 4621. Submission of application and related materials is the applicant’s responsibility and must be submitted through the district’s online applicant portal. The District reserves the right to re-advertise or to delay indefinitely the filling of a position if it is deemed that the applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available. All application materials are subject to verification. False statements may be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.
This is a full-time, tenure track position.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.scccd.edu
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