College of the Sequoias Community College District serves a diverse community of learners and is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution. College of Sequoias provides a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, career and technical programs for our students. We seek candidates who exhibit an understanding and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a passion for student success.College of the Sequoias is seeking an equity-minded candidate to fill a full-time, tenure-track position in the Business Department beginning August 2023. COMMITMENT TO EQUITY:
College of the Sequoias values the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, gender identities, abilities, and orientations. The District prioritizes applicants who promote the success and inclusion of students who have been historically underrepresented in higher education. The District seeks to employ faculty members who are equity-minded and value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals. Ideal candidates will share the College of the Sequoias’ commitment to be knowledgeable about and implement equitable learning and teaching methods appropriate to serve its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. College of the Sequoias is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the District has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the teaching assignment will be in General Business (e.g., Entrepreneurship, Business English, Finance, and Business Communication) and Computer Application courses (Computer Concepts and Introduction to Computers, and Keyboarding).Assignments may include evening classes, weekend classes, online, and teaching at our locations in Visalia, Hanford, and/or Tulare. Participation in the governance of the District by way of committee assignments is voluntary. Other responsibilities include maintenance of a number of office hours, full participation in departmental responsibilities, and the willingness to create and/or participate in and sustain an atmosphere of equity, justice, and appreciation for diversity throughout the college.
The candidate must meet the following criteria. The degree must be from an institution accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges or the equivalent. Master’s in business, business management, business administration, accountancy, finance, marketing, technology management or business education ORBachelors in any of the above AND Masters in economics, personnel management, public administration, or JD or LL.B. degree ORBachelors in economics with a business emphasis AND Masters in personnel management, public administration, or JD or LL.B. degree ORThe equivalentANDDemonstrated sensitivity and understanding of the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students. Note:
If claiming equivalency, please complete and submit the appropriate Equivalency paperwork found at: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/Governance/Board/BoardPolicies/Documents/AP%207211%20-%20Equivalency.pdf
Your equivalency paperwork must be submitted with your application, by the recruitment deadline.
Please submit as a "supplemental attachment" within the "Attachment" section of this application. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
The Business Division is looking for evidence of the following:Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is highly desirableRecent teaching experience in General Business courses and a strong background in computer applications and system hardware and software in the adult, secondary, and/or college/university level.A background in business, marketing, finance, etc., and a strong background in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).Familiarity with the educational needs of community college students pursuing a certificate, degree, and/or transferring to a four-year university. Experience and a commitment to working with students from diverse cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic, academic, and disability backgrounds. Evidence of ability to use a variety of teaching strategies and assessment methods that encourage retention while successfully challenging a diverse student population. Ability to make a positive contribution to the instructional program at College of the Sequoias by developing instructional activities, course syllabi, course outlines, and other necessary material.Ability to incorporate student learning outcome objectives within courses and programs and assess those outcomes. Experience in alternative instructional modes.
Application ProcedureTo be considered applicants must submit ALL of the following required material before or by the filing deadline:
Recruitment Analyst: Keila Reynoso at [email protected] or 559-730-3920.College of the Sequoias does not sponsor H-1B Visas
- Completed online application.
- Equity Narrative (included in the application packet)
- Letter of interest, which addresses the Desirable Qualifications. In this letter, we invite applicants to expand on strengths not covered in other parts of the application.
- Unofficial copies of transcripts of college/university work. (If transcripts are not in English, include a summary of courses and grades). Official transcripts are required upon employment.
- Equivalency documents (If necessary)
- Two (2) recent letters of recommendation addressing pertinent experience or equivalent competencies. If submitting confidential recommendation letters from a third party, please have letters emailed to [email protected]. Please do not submit a reference list in lieu of letters of recommendations.