z-Adjunct Faculty (Fire Technology)

College of the Sequoias
Visalia, CA

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Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

General Description

College of the Sequoias Community College District is seeking qualified adjunct faculty to teach courses in the Fire Technology program.

This posting is to establish a pool of qualified applicants to teach for the 2021-2022 Academic Year.

Currently recruiting applicants to teach courses in Fire Protection Equip/System. (This is one of six core classes for students pursuing a degree/certificate in Fire Technology. Topics include the design, installation, and operation of fire detection systems, alarm systems and extinguishing systems.) Future potential exists for Fire Investigation, and Fundamentals of Fire Apparatus and Equipment.

Adjunct faculty assignments may include weekend and/or evening classes at the Hanford Educational Center.

Adjunct faculty applications which meet the required minimum qualifications are kept on file for one year from the date the application is received.

Adjunct faculty positions are temporary positions and do not accrue rights to tenure.

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 community college mission, and who have a passion for student success.Job Duties

Under the general direction of a dean or director, adjunct faculty will provide comprehensive classroom instruction to community college students.


The minimum qualifications for this position are:

Any Bachelor's degree and two years of professional experience related to course content. OR

Any Associate degree and six years of professional experience related to course content. AND

Experience that indicates a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical and learning disabilities. OR

The Equivalent

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching Fire Technology courses at the college level.
  • Demonstrated proof of advanced education and professional experience related to the course subject. (Advanced education is beyond Firefighter 2 level, California State Fire Training or equivalent NFPA-based instruction in a formal, certified, setting.)
  • Application Procedure

    To be considered for this position, applicants must submit:

    A completed online application (do not state “See Resume” on the application form.A cover letter explaining how your experience and background demonstrates that you meet the minimum requirements for the position stated in the posting.A resume;Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon hire); and,If claiming equivalency, the completed equivalency documents must be attached.
    College of the Sequoias does not sponsor H-1B Visas


    College of the Sequoias is a two-year California community college offering educational and enrichment programs for the residents of its district in Tulare and Kings counties. The college was established in 1925 and moved to its current 62-acre main campus site in Visalia in 1940.

    In addition to the campus in Visalia, COS operates a full-service center in Hanford that is also home to the college's police and fire academies.

    COS also opened its Tulare College Center in January 2013. It is a full-service college center and the home of COS' agriculture program

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