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CIVIL AND ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN INSTRUCTOR
Full-Time, 10 month
Position Number: 14-57
Closing Date: September 25, 2014
Starting Date: Spring 2015
CIVIL AND ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN INSTRUCTOR FULL-TIME #14-57
The Civil and Architectural Drafting and Design instructor is an individual with the ability to work with and effectively communicate the design and production drawing process as it relates to civil engineering and architecture. Experience using industry procedures and standards for traditional drawing methods and 2D and 3D CAD methods are a must. The instructor should have a thorough understanding of how traditional drafting and detailing, environmental/architectural design, and site analysis and development are integrated. The instructor should be able to direct and maintain lab-based, hands-on courses that stimulate student’s creativity. A primary objective of the instructor would be to prepare students with skills to become “Civil or Architectural CAD Designers or Technicians” that assist the Civil Engineer and/or Architect. Another key objective would be to educate students for transfer to four-year schools of Engineering or Architecture.
Dependent upon academic background and educational experience. Please visit our website at www.riohondo.edu/hr to see the faculty salary schedule.
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent foreign degree, plus two years of recent verifiable professional work experience using both manual drafting and computer-assisted drawing and design (CADD) to create various types of design and detailed working drawings. A PE (Professional Engineering) license is desirable.
Possession of an Associate degree, or equivalent foreign degree, plus six years of recent verifiable professional work experience using both manual drafting and computer-assisted drawing and design (CADD) to create various types of design and detailed working drawings directly related to the faculty member’s assignment.
The equivalent. (If you feel that you qualify under the equivalency provisions complete the Equivalency section on the application providing information that can be evaluated by the Department Equivalency Committee).
A valid California Community College Credential authorizing service in the appropriate subject matter
Demonstrated knowledge of specific discipline, knowledge of instructional needs of community college students
Ability to relate well with peers and other co-workers; to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and to be flexible in a changing environment.
Demonstrate a sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an Evaluation Service prior to the closing date.
A PE (Professional Engineering) license is desirable. Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating a high level of professional expertise on the basis of having; ●Recent verifiable successful experience teaching drafting, architecture, civil design drawing, or related technical drawing subjects. ●Ability to work with and teach a diverse range of students basic computer skills. ●A proficiency with AutoCAD 2010 or higher, and MicroStation V8i or higher, and/or GIS software. ●Prior experience with student activities beyond the classroom and/or in community projects. ●Professional experience in project or construction management and observation related to civil, public works, and architectural projects. ●Ability to effectively explain and illustrate methods and materials of construction. ●Ability to develop curriculum that integrates with existing architecture, civil, drafting, CAD, and GIS program courses is also a key factor in this position.
Under general direction: Instruct students in a variety of courses within the Architecture, Civil, and Engineering Design Drafting – CAD/GIS Program • Develop curricula, instructional methodology, strategies • Advise students in both group and individual contacts • Assist students in improving time management and learning skills • Participate in institutional activities including but not limited to flex and staff development • Perform peer reviews as required in the association contract • Participate in other contractually required activities • Meet regularly with discipline/division peers • Provide support for discipline/division recruitment, research and development • Participate on institutional committees and activities • Work towards continuous personal growth and development • Perform other duties as directed or specified by Board Policy, California Education Code, or Faculty Association contract. • Assignments may be either day or evening, weekday or weekends or online.
●The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires the District obtain documentation from every individual who is employed which verifies identity and authorizes his/her right to work in the United States.
●Successful candidate is responsible for verifying all prior work experience and providing all academic transcripts for purposes of salary placement.
●As a condition of employment, the selected applicant must provide a set of fingerprints (at the applicant’s expense) taken by an official Livescan agency.
Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and require accommodations for completing the application process, testing (if required for the position), or the interview, due to a disability, please notify the Office of Human Resources.
A copy of this announcement will be provided in Braille to visually impaired applicants upon request.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
A complete application will consist of:
1. District Application Form
2. Resume, including any professional licenses or certificates held
3. Answers to Supplemental Questionnaire
4. Unofficial copies of Transcripts
5. Record of Criminal History Form (to be completed after minimum qualifications have been determined)
6. Five (5) 8 ½ x11 or 11×17 hard copies of drawing work samples – both industry work and work created for classroom instruction. Please identify each sample of work as either “industry work” or “created for classroom instruction.”
Candidates selected for interview will be required to visit the Rio Hondo College campus at their own expense on a date selected by the interview committee (more than one visit may be required). As part of the interview process, the candidate will be required to present a sample teaching demonstration and complete a writing assignment.