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Job ID: 105439

College of the Canyons

Date Posted Apr. 5, 2018
University College of the Canyons
Department Academics
Application Deadline Apr. 30, 2018
Position Start Date July 1, 2018
  • Santa Clarita, CA
    United States
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Vocational/Technical

Innovative. Collaborative. Entrepreneurial. These characteristics define not only College of the Canyons, but the faculty, staff, and administrators who make this college one of the most unique among California’s 113 community colleges.

College of the Canyons is among the fastest growing community colleges in the nation. It is widely recognized as a model community college for enhancing student access, success, and equity. In fact, its completion rates rank among the highest in the state. The college has also established a well-deserved reputation for bolstering economic development, and offering innovative career technical education responsive to industry needs.

The college has served the dynamic, growing Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding regions within a 367-square-mile area of northern Los Angeles County since 1969. Visionary leadership combined with a steady infusion of new residents and businesses create a spirit of possibilities that inspires the college to be flexible, creative, and attuned to the evolving needs of the community.

One-Year Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty
Temporary Position

Position # ACA17-287
Review Date: April 30, 2018

Position Description: College of the Canyons is seeking a faculty leader with occupational educational experience.  This is an 11-MONTH professional, full-time tenure track position beginning July 1, 2018.  The position may include a combination of teaching, department, college, and community leadership functions.  Assignment may include day, evening, and weekend duties at all District sites. This is a temporary, one-year position.

Duties of the Position:
Writes curriculum and program proposals for short-term vocational noncredit programs.
In collaboration with the Public Information Office and/or external marketing agencies, promotes new and existing noncredit courses and programs to the community.
Creates, facilitates, and leads professional development opportunities for faculty members looking to develop new noncredit programs.
May teach occasional courses for which the candidate meets minimum qualifications, and according to approved curriculum course outlines.
Maintains current, accurate records of course enrollment, student academic progress, and reports student progress in a timely manner.
Supports development and provides leadership in the growth, maintenance, and organization of the noncredit curriculum.
Participate in Student Learning Outcome assessments.
Maintains professional and ethical academic standards.
Maintains office hours and participates in department, division, and college committees and governance.
Participates in and implements departmental and college program reviews.
Participates in additional faculty responsibilities, including college decision-making activities related to professional and academic matters. The activities will occur both within the department as well as in the larger College setting.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree; and two years of occupational experience.


Associate degree; and six years of occupational experience.

Required licenses/certifications: NONE

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Application Process: Application materials must be submitted by the end of the day in the Human Resources Offices on April 30, 2018. Applicants are encouraged to complete their application online. Please visit our website at

  • If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources Office at (661)362-3427 or our TTY Line at (661)362-5178. Applicants may check the status of their application online and may expect to be notified within approximately 4 weeks following the review date as to the status of their application.

    The Santa Clarita Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected basis under the law.

    Applicants who have disabilities who need accommodation in order to complete the selection process should contact the Human Resources office directly at (661) 362-3427.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    College of the Canyons
    Santa Clarita, CA


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