Construction Trades Assistant Professor

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Job TitleConstruction Trades Assistant ProfessorJob Description

Centralia College offers a Certificate of Proficiency in construction at the Garrett Heyns Education Center located at the Washington Corrections Center in Shelton, WA. The Construction Trades Program is designed to prepare incarcerated men for employment in the construction and building repair industries upon release.

Essential Duties Summary

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing the program using standardized curriculum, maintain adequate classroom and lab materials, and following Department of Corrections (DOC) tool control policies.

The assistant professor will also mentor and support students, participate in curriculum revision and program development, engage in professional development, follow the DOC policies including training requirements, attend staff meetings, participate in faculty evaluation process, prepare course materials as appropriate, follow hazardous materials communications program protocols, and perform other duties as assigned.

This is a 177-day base contract with up to 43 extra days.

Required Qualifications

•Seven years’ experience in the construction industry;
•Ability to pass the Department of Corrections security clearance;
•Excellent communication skills; and
•Vocationally certifiable by the Washington Community and Technical Colleges.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Qualities:
•Demonstrated ability to motivate adult learners.
•Demonstrated ability to work flexibly and effectively with other department members in a highly structured physical environment.
•Demonstrated ability to collaborate with peers.
•Demonstrated ability to serve the needs of students who represent a broad spectrum of ages, abilities, ethnicity, education, and cultural backgrounds.
•Demonstrated participation in professional development activities.
•Demonstrated ability in program development and assessment

Physical Demands

Climbing ladders, carrying up to 50 pounds, nailing efficiently, and walking up to 2 miles a day are just some of the physical demands of this position.

Special Conditions for Eligibility

The successful candidate must successfully complete Department of Corrections CORE Training and adhere to all Department of Corrections rules, policies, and procedures.

This is a full-time, tenure track faculty appointment with employment expected to begin as soon as possible, subject to state legislative funding. Placement on the established faculty salary schedule is dependent upon education and teaching experience. The State of Washington provides a comprehensive benefits package for all state employees.

Centralia College faculty are represented by the Centralia College Federation of Teachers, Local No. 4469, AFT/AAFL-CIO.

The screening committee will begin its review on July 8, 2019. Position is open until filled.

EEO Statement

Centralia College has a strong institutional commitment to the principles of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we strongly urge all qualified applicants, especially people of color, persons of disability, women, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans, to apply. Centralia College is an Equal Opportunity employer.

It is the policy of Centralia College to assure equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age (over 40), religion, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.

Centralia College does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Designated Title II, VI, VII, IX, Section 504, ADA compliance officer: Vice President for Human Resources and Legal Affairs, Hanson Hall Room 101, Centralia College, 600 Centralia College Blvd, Centralia WA 98531-4099, 360.736.9391, extension 285.

The Human Resources Office is accessible for persons with disabilities. Those who need disability accommodation in the application/employment process, please call (360)623-8943.

FLSASalary GradeDOQ/DOESalary Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberAS222POpen Date06/10/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
    • JD
  2. * Describe your experience in the construction industry, including where this experience was obtained and the number of years experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. We strive to employ individuals who possess the skills necessary to effectively interact with a diverse population of students and staff. Our effort is to create a climate that recognizes, respects, and celebrates differences. Describe what diversity means to you?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Centralia College Website
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Newspaper/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Job Search Website
    • Other
Documents Needed To ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Other Misc. Documents
  2. Supplemental Questionnaire Responses
  3. Additional Transcripts 1
  4. Additional Transcripts 2
  5. Additional Transcripts 3




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Posted: 7/26/2019
Application Due: 9/6/2019
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