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Instructor, Fire Service Technology

Employer
Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
Location
Las Positas College, 3000 Campus Hill Dr., Livermore, CA 94551

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Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
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Job Details

Job Title:

Instructor, Fire Service Technology

Position Type:

Faculty

Tenure Information:

Tenure Track

Position Code:

3FSS14

FTE:

1

Pay Rate (or Annual Salary):

$62,996 - $96,885/annual

FLSA:

Exempt

Job Location:

Las Positas College, 3000 Campus Hill Dr., Livermore, CA 94551

Department:

Public Safety, Advanced Manufacturing, Transportation, Health and Kinesiology

Job Summary:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking an Instructor, Fire Service Technology position for Las Positas College in Livermore, California.

This position reports directly to the Division Dean.

Representative Duties :

1. Ability to effectively and enthusiastically teach Fire Service Technology courses, including, but not limited to: State Fire Marshall accredited courses leading to State and National Certification, the Basic Firefighter Academy and Wildland Firefighting, Fire Protection Organization, Fire Service Operations, Firefighter Safety and Survival, Fire Behavior and Combustion, Fire Prevention Technology, Fire Equipment and Systems, Fundamentals of Building Construction and Fire Protection, Hazardous Material, Fire Command Services, Fire Prevention, Fire Investigations, Fire Instructor.

2. Ability to coordinate the program and program related duties, including managing instructional equipment and firefighting apparatus, and community outreach as assigned, and including timely compliance with reporting and administrative responsibilities associated with program specific accreditation and compliance including courses offered in conjunction with local agencies.

3. Ability to design and implement innovative teaching methodologies in the above mentioned curriculum.

4. Recruit, mentor, and advise adjunct instructors and professional experts.

5. Demonstrated knowledge of current state and national curriculum and accreditation standards for course and program development and instruction.

6. Ability to develop partnerships with the local community (e.g. industry, public agencies or facilities, K-12, ROP, and Explorer programs), and recruit for and serve on program advisory boards.

7. Demonstrated knowledge of methods of instruction, testing, and assessment of students.

8. Commitment to effective collaboration with administrators, faculty, staff, and public safety program faculty and manager to increase support and success for students.

9. Participate in campus professional activities, which include, but are not limited to: committee membership, curriculum development, staff meetings, and community outreach.

10. Ability to contribute to the total operation of the instructional program including fulfilling Department, Division, and College responsibilities as well as within the community and the District.

11. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.

12. Ability to adapt instructional techniques to accommodate varied learning styles, and utilize a variety of teaching modalities including distance and hybrid learning.

13. Ability to seek and support professional growth and demonstrate career objectives consistent with the mission of Las Positas College.

14. Availability to teach morning, afternoon, evening, weekend, distance learning, and/or off-campus classes when scheduled as part of the regular teaching assignment, to teach outdoors and in sometimes inclement conditions, as well as the ability to effectively demonstrate operational firefighting techniques.

15. Ability to seek and support professional growth and demonstrate career objectives consistent with the mission of Las Positas College.

16. Evidence of a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical and learning disabilities.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Any bachelor’s degree or higher and two years of professional experience, OR any associate degree and six years of professional experience OR equivalent.

You will be required to upload your transcripts. You must upload all applicable transcripts, credentials and/or certificates required to meet minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying. Any degrees earned outside the United States must have an official US evaluation (course by course) of the transcripts and must be submitted with the application. In the case that the file you are uploading is too large or you do not have your transcripts readily available, please upload a document in place of stating you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, or by fax (925) 485-5254, by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the closing date.

*Degrees in Progress: To be conferred on or before January 1, 2022 will be considered, provided that the applicant also submits (1) an up-to-date transcript, (2) a photocopy of the degree requirement from the school catalog, and (3) proof of current course(s) and enrollment. Please provide your explanation and background material by using the optional document upload called “Other Document”. If you are unable to upload the above, please upload a document in its place and state you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the closing date.

Applicants applying under the “Equivalent provision” must provide details that explain at time of application how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degree listed above. Please provide your explanation by using the optional document upload called “Equivalency Statement”.

Desirable Qualifications:

1. Teaching experience in Fire Service Technology a the college level.

2. Certificates, or the equivalent certificates for: Fire Instructor 1A, 1B and 1C Training Instructor, Regional Instructor Orientation, Ethical Leadership in the Classroom.

3. Registered Instructor: Verified with a signed letter from State Fire Marshal indicating the courses the applicant is qualified to teach.

4. California State Fire Marshal Skills Evaluator.

5. California State Fire Marshal Registered Instructor.

6. Experience as a training program coordinator and/or supervisor or manager in the fire service.

7. Demonstrated experience teaching the most current Firefighter I Curriculum at an Accredited Regional Training Program (ARTP) or Accredited Local Academy (ALA).

8. Demonstrated experience performing Firefighter I Skills Evaluations using the EVALS Platform at an Accredited Regional Training Program (ARTP) or Accredited Local Academy (ALA).

9. Experience with youth outreach.

Job Work Schedule:

This position is full-time, tenure track, beginning Spring 2022. Employment will begin on or about January 1, 2022.

Physical Demands and Working Environment :

INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WHO ARE UNABLE TO CARRY OUT THE PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES OF THE POSITION WILL RECEIVE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO ENABLE THEM TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION.

Posting Number:

F106P

Open Date:

09/15/2021

Close Date:

11/03/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Notification to Applicants:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement:

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.

Organization

Working at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District

Chabot and Las Positas Colleges both aim to provide an educational foundation for transfer to the four-year college/university, career and technical education (CTE) certificates, and life-long learning opportunities. The combined student population of more than 29,000 students includes those from throughout the Bay Area, and Central Valley, as well as from other states and more than 40 foreign countries.

• Educational Excellence forms the foundation of our district and governs the planning, implementation, and evaluation of everything we do

• Curriculum Relevancy ensures that our students benefit from the latest and most innovative curriculum available; this requires constant, active improvement

• Community Collaboration with local business, government, educational institutions, civic organizations, community groups, science, and industry partners results in a team effort to provide educational opportunities that best serve our students and our community

• The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) celebrates more than 50 years of educating the San Francisco East Bay

• CLPCCD adds approximately $508.9 million in annual income to its East Bay service area

Chabot College has delivered education opportunity to our communities through excellent transfer, degree, career technical and lifelong learning programs. Chabot is the birthplace of model support services such as the Puente, Daraja, and Early Childhood Mentor-Teacher Programs. Ours is a story of student success and a democratic commitment to equal access to excellence in education for all.

Puente Project

A highly-acclaimed program founded at Chabot College in 1981 which explores the Mexican American/Latino experience and has served thousands of California students. Community colleges with Puente programs transfer 44 percent more Latino students to the University of California than colleges without Puente.

DARAJA Project

Offers academic support services and a curriculum focused on African-American literature, history, and issues. Daraja students do better in school and transfer to four-year universities at a higher rate.

Las Positas’ rich course offerings prepare students for degree and certificate completion, transfer to a four-year university, basic skills for success in college, and job retraining. Students are also able to study in career programs designed by the faculty and the community to meet local workforce demands.

Engineering Tech Partnership

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) established a 24-month academic program to provide a technical education and hands-on training for veterans. The new Engineering Technology Program at Las Positas is designed to help veterans develop the skills and training needed for engineering technician careers and establishes a pipeline of qualified candidates for LLNL and other Bay Area employers such as NASA and Sandia and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories.

Viticulture and Business Program

The college’s award-winning Viticulture and Winery Technology Program partners with the historic and thriving Livermore Valley wine industry. The Business Program, the college’s most popular major, provides training for area businesses, including an industry-specific Retail Management Program, and sponsors a Business and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series.

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