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Assistant Professor, Learning Assistance/Learning Skills/Professional Learning Coordinator
San Diego Community College District

  • Apr. 16, 2018
 
  • Assistant Professor, Learning Assistance/Learning Skills/Professional Learning Coordinator
  • Instructional Services
  • San Diego Community College District
    San Diego, CA
    United States
 
  • 4/26/2018
  • Available immediately
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  • Assistant Professor
  • Education
    Administration - Student Affairs
 
 
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Assistant Professor, Learning Assistance/Learning Skills/Professional Learning Coordinator

San Diego Community College District


Closing Date: 4/26/2018

Position Number: 010386

Location: San Diego City College

Position Type:

The Position:

From City College President, Ricky Shabazz :

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Assistant Professor, Professional Development Coordinator beginning July 1st, 2018. One of the three colleges in the San Diego Community College District, City College is an urban campus, minutes away from a world-class zoo and Balboa Park, providing academic and career education offerings to meet the needs of a diverse student population. While the current vacancy is at City College, applicants should understand that they are subject to assignment at any District facility at the option of the Chancellor. The assignment may include day, evening, Saturday, and/or off-campus assignments. This position reports to the Vice President of Instruction.

Major Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Vice President of Instruction, plan, organize, and oversee professional development activities for the college. Perform a full range of administrative duties and facilitate activities related to professional development services. The Professional Development Coordinator will participate in and coordinate training, lectures, and professional development support services as well as lead the development and implementation of goals, objectives, and priorities for assigned operations and activities in supporting faculty, classified professionals, supervisors, and managers in meeting the equity and student success goals of the campus. Duties will also include serving on and/or chairing campus committees, maintaining appropriate records and developing required reports, and participating actively in the work of the college and district. The college encourages and supports professional growth, expecting the successful candidate to demonstrate career objectives consistent with the mission of the college.

As part of their duties the coordinator will:
Manage professional development staff and resources (including budgets, supplies, technologies, and activities)
Plan, research, develop, implement, track, and assess professional development activities for all campus employees
Foster excellence in teaching and learning across the campus
Disseminate and monitor professional development resources available to the campus
Co-chair the Campus Professional Development Advisory Committee with the Vice President of Instruction
Plan and implement a professional learning network to meet the needs of all employees
Coordinate professional development activities calendar with all other events on campus
Plan and implement onboarding activities for faculty, classified professionals, supervisors, and managers
Fulfill the responsibilities of a community college faculty in accordance with the district-adopted position description
Plan Flex activities including convocation, monitor and report completion of faculty Flex requirements
Collaborate with directors of campus initiatives (i.e. Title V, Equity, SSSP, Basic Skills, Strong Workforce Programs) to provide professional development opportunities that support and ensure the success of their objectives and the efficient use of initiative funding through shared governance
In collaboration with the AB1725 committee and directors of campus initiatives, identify appropriate funding sources for professional development activities.
Serve on campus committees that have a professional development component (i.e. Title V, Equity, SSSP, Basic Skills, Strong Workforce Programs)

Qualifications:
Any masters degree level discipline in which learning assistance or tutoring is provided at the college where the coordinator is employed;
OR
A masters degree in education, educational psychology, or instructional psychology, or other masters degree with emphasis in adult learning theory.

Desired Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have:
Evidence of formal training in adult learning theory and professional development.
Demonstrated knowledge of professional development strategies for faculty, classified professionals, supervisors, and managers which address diverse learning styles, abilities, and backgrounds.
Demonstrated strong commitment to quality teaching, student success, equity, and academic excellence.
Demonstrated understanding of instructional design issues related to teaching and learning in face-to-face and on-line courses.
Demonstrated experience with current pedagogies appropriate for community college classrooms.
Demonstrated ability to apply effective learning theories, contemporary teaching philosophies.
Demonstrated knowledge of trends in higher education professional development and training.
Demonstrated experience working effectively with advance forms of technology in an educational setting.
Demonstrated experience participating in campus, regional, statewide, and national professional development organizations.
Demonstrated experience managing programs and budgets, directing staff, and developing reports.
Demonstrated experience with the development and implementation of on-boarding programs for personnel functioning in diverse roles within an organization.
Demonstrated experience in project management, including the ability to effectively plan and establish structures, systems, and processes.
Demonstrated experience in meeting deadlines and reaching goals and objectives.
Demonstrated experience developing programing, including needs assessment.
Demonstrated experience in conducting program assessment and outcomes evaluation.
Demonstrated experience with data collection, tracking, evaluation, and reporting methods.
Demonstrated ability to market and promote programming.
Demonstrated experience effectively collaborating and communicating in a participatory-governance environment.
Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills necessary to work collegially with classified professionals, faculty, supervisors, managers, and students.
Demonstrated experience in providing leadership that promotes institutional reform focused on improving student success.
Demonstrated experience in interpreting and applying rules, policies, regulations, guidelines, and operational procedures.
Demonstrated knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations and guidelines governing California Community Colleges.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both in writing and orally.
Demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

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Pay Information:

Class 1, Step A Class 6, Step C ($5,754.92 $7,754.42) per month based on the current AFT COLLEGE Faculty Tenured-Tenured Track Monthly Salary Schedule.

Initial salary placement for this Assistant Professor is commensurate with required education and related teaching experience as outlined in section A2.1 of the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and it is non-negotiable. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid medical, dental, vision plans, sick leave, and opportunities for professional development. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. Benefits will be provided under the terms of the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code 87815, any required adjustment will be made with-in the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, may be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Typically, Assistant Professors earn tenure after 4 years and promote to Associate Professor. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

To apply, visit: https://www.sdccdjobs.com

All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.














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