Psychiatric Technician Professor

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Psychiatric Technician Professor

San Joaquin Delta Community College District

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San Joaquin Delta Community College District is seeking a full-time tenure track faculty member in Psychiatric Technician. The ideal candidate will share in the college's commitment to educating a racially and socioeconomically diverse student population.


San Joaquin Delta Community College District, as part of our Vision, “promotes a climate of respect and authentic engagement. We are culturally responsive to the needs of our diverse student body. We strive to increase and sustain equitable outcomes for all students. We recruit and retain quality employees who are reflective of our students and the community we serve, in addition to providing all personnel with equity and diversity training.”

San Joaquin Delta College is a proud Chicanx/Latinx, and Hispanic-Serving Institution, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, and Minority Serving Institution, serving over 20,000 students in the California Central Valley. The student population is as follows: by ethnicity - 47% Latinx, 18.5% White, 18.4% Asian/Filipino/Pacific Islander, 8.8% Black/African American, 0.4% American Indian, 5.7% two or more races and 1.2% unknown; by gender - 54.6% female, 43.6% male, 1.8% unspecified; and by age - 28.9% ages 17 or younger, 49.7% ages 18-21, 19.6% ages 22-34, and 7.2% ages 35 and older.

San Joaquin Delta College works to create an inclusive environment that provides a safe-haven for international students, veterans, re-entry students, LGBTQIA+ students, and students of various learning styles regardless of citizenship status.


Under the general supervision of the assigned Dean, the Professor will teach classes in the Psychiatric Technician program. The successful candidate will provide evidence of knowledge and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, and academic diversity within community college populations, and how these factors relate to the need for equity-minded and culturally-responsive practices in the community college setting.


Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Conduct and organize classes at the instructional level to meet the educational requirements stated in the course description and the course information outlines.
  2. Advise and assist students in achieving stated course objectives.
  3. Evaluate the progress of each student; connect students to appropriate campus-support services.
  4. Participate in the evaluation of course offerings, including the revision of course descriptions and course outlines that reflect a culturally-responsive pedagogy.
  5. Coordinate with other faculty in the selection of textbooks, audiovisual, and other instructional materials that advance the college's mission of developing an equity-minded education.
  6. Keep current with new developments and maintain competency within the framework of support provided by the San Joaquin Delta Community College District.
  7. Maintain necessary records of student enrollment, attendance, progress, and grades; prepare and submit required reports to the administration.
  8. Report to management any condition that might jeopardize the health or safety of students or the public.
  9. Assist in the marketing and promotion of the program by participating in college-sponsored events and visiting local businesses and schools.
  10. Be familiar with and act in accordance with the Education Code and San Joaquin Delta Community College District policies and procedures.
  11. Participate in departmental, divisional, advisory, campus-wide and community committees as part of the shared-governance process and service area needs of the District.
  12. Maintain office hours for students and participate in additional service hours/activities that benefit the student, college, or community.
  13. Plan and complete approved professional development flex activities each semester/year.
  14. Participate in the departmental process of curriculum review, curriculum modification, and the assessment of student learning outcomes.
  15. Work collaboratively with Success Teams to monitor, advise and ensure student equity and success through completion and post-graduation outcomes.
  16. Provide guidance and direction to readers and/or Instructional Support Assistant (ISA) as appropriate.
  17. Perform other necessary duties as specified in the faculty contract and outlined in Board Policy.


Applicant must be able to meet the minimum educational qualifications set forth by the District and the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office.

Have approval as a psychiatric technician instructor by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians with the following qualifications:

  • Hold current California active license as a Registered Nurse; and
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school; or a valid teaching credential; or have completed a minimum of one-year full-time teaching experience in a state accredited or approved registered nursing or vocational or practical nursing, or psychiatric technician school within the last five years; or met community college or state university teaching requirements in California; and
  • Have a minimum of 2 years of experience as a registered nurse or licensed psychiatric technician within the last 5 years.

  • Hold current California active license as a psychiatric technician; and
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school; and
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years of experience as a psychiatric technician; one (1) year shall be in teaching or clinical supervision, or a combination thereof, in a state accredited or approved psychiatric technician school within the last five (5) years; or have a minimum of three (3) years of experience in mental health administration or education within the last five (5) years.

Possess sensitivity to and demonstrated success teaching in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic environment such as a community college.

Be free of any formal disciplinary action by the California Board of Registered Nursing and the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, or other professional licensing agency of this state, other States, or U.S. Territories.

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to different student abilities, learning styles, cultures, and ethnic groups.
  • Demonstrated experience teaching in a variety of settings, including but not limited to online, dual enrollment, and large lectures. A willingness to develop and utilize instructional materials, including lectures and labs for multiple modalities.
  • Ability to use innovative and creative teaching techniques (lecture and labs) and equipment such as multimedia hardware, current applications, and online instructional strategies. Working knowledge of Canvas is particularly desirable.
  • Knowledge of psychiatric technician scope of practice OR experience working psychiatric technicians.
  • Experience in evaluation of clinical performance of health care professionals.
  • Demonstrated commitment to student learning and demonstrated commitment to promoting the success of all students in an open access-learning environment.
  • Commitment to professional growth and development, to innovation and improvement of teaching, and to assuming faculty responsibilities beyond the classroom in a shared governance environment.
Additional Information
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 55,341
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 113,413
  • External Closing Date: Apr 28, 2021
  • External Opening Date: Apr 15, 2021

Location: Stockton, California, United States
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

The San Joaquin Delta Community College District provides access to its education programs and activities and makes all employment decisions without regard to national origin, religion, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected category. The District’s prohibition against sex and gender discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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Posted: 3/24/2021
Application Due: 4/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time