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Position Number: 14-76
Closing Date: Continuous
ACADEMIC PART-TIME POSITION
Non-Tenure Track Adjunct Instructor
Not to exceed 60% or Hourly as Needed
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED TO DEVELOP A LIST OF QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING PART-TIME OR HOURLY AS NEEDED TEACHING ASSIGNMENTS.
Position: FIRE TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR PART-TIME
Salary: Dependent upon academic background and educational experience
Starting Date: As needed — This announcement is to establish a pool for future part-time or hourly as needed teaching positions
Preferred – Master’s degree in disciplines involving the career fields of Public Safety (Criminal Justice, Fire Technology, Homeland Security, Emergency Management, Public Administration, etc.)
Minimum – Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent foreign degree, plus two years of professional experience directly related to the teaching assignment
Associate degree, or equivalent foreign degree, plus six years of professional experience directly related to the teaching assignment
A valid California Community College Credential authorizing service in the appropriate subject matter
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).
Demonstrate a sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
PLEASE NOTE: Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an authorized Evaluation Service prior to the closing date.
Assignment(s) may include teaching courses in any field related to the public safety career fields, as assigned during day, evening and weekend hours. Other duties and responsibilities include teaching responsibilities describe in Board Policies, California Education Code and Faculty Association Contract. Provide academic instruction to students through lecture, lab, or performance courses; assess and develop cognitive abilities, communication skills, and higher order thinking skills among students through appropriate assignments and activities in one-on-one, classroom, and distance mediated instructional settings. Advise and instruct students regarding programs of study, other institutions of higher education, lifelong learning resource, and effective study skills; refer students to support services, programs, resources, and other professionals as appropriate. Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and student learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions, and examinations; provide feedback in a timely manner to student inquiries in class, online, or during established consultation office hours. Plan and organize instruction according to approved course outlines and student learning outcomes to maximize student learning in alignment with department, college, and District goals; implement the student performance objectives as listed on the official course outline of record. Maintain current, accurate records of course enrollment, attendance, student academic progress, course curriculum, and student learning outcomes; prepare and submit data and reports related to course and student progress in a timely manner. Evaluate and select instructional materials such as textbooks, manuals, software, and tools in collaboration, as appropriate, with discipline faculty; order instructional materials according to campus bookstore procedure to ensure timely deliver. Revise and update course content and materials of instruction in accordance with new theory, application, and industry developments within the discipline or area of specialization. Update syllabi; collaborate with discipline faculty on a regular basis to assess and revise measurable student performance indicators for each course. May participate in curriculum and program development; may provide input into the development of student learning outcomes. May attend and participate on committees and in department, division, campus, and District meetings. May participate in articulation and matriculation related activities. Perform related duties as assigned. May include working in a para-military atmosphere for professional vocational academies (i.e. marching, physical training, weapons range, heavy lifting, climbing ladders, fighting fires, hiking, etc.) Knowledge of: Current theory and practice within the subject discipline, Principles and best practices of effective teaching, Learning theories, both pedagogical and andragogical, Student learning outcomes and methods of assessment, Community college curricula, Community and campus resources, services, programs, and professionals available to students, Methods of gathering, analyzing, and preparing data, Modern computing technology, Record keeping techniques with regard to student enrollment, attendance, and progress Ability to: Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge in the subject field or discipline, Deliver course curricula in various learning styles, Exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, disability and ethnic background of community college students, Integrate current and emerging instructional delivery technologies into the learning process to enhance teaching and the educational experience, Maintain professional standards that protect student confidentiality, Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing using tact, patience, and courtesy, Establish and maintain effective working relationships, both on and off-campus, Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action, Demonstrate commitment to professional excellence and continuous growth within subject field or discipline.
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Request or download a Rio Hondo College Application form and return to the Office of Human Resources. Only complete applications will be considered. A complete application consists of:
- Completed District application form AND a Supplemental Questionnaire.
- Complete transcripts of all college/university studies, including degrees earned, (copies will be accepted).
- Resumé indicating educational background/work experience.
- If in possession of the appropriate credential, a copy must be submitted.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure his/her application is complete. If you wish to verify that your application is complete please call the Office of Human Resources before the closing date listed above.
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.
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. For positions requiring a valid California driver’s license, proof of insurability is required.
Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and require accommodations for completing the application process, testing (if required for position), or the interview, due to a disability, please notify the Human Resources Office.
A copy of this announcement will be provided in Braille to visually impaired applicants upon request.