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Job ID: 194141

Engineering - Associate Instructor
Cabrillo College

Date Posted Sep. 9, 2022
Title Engineering - Associate Instructor
University Cabrillo College
Apros, CA, United States
Department Faculty
Application Deadline Feb. 28, 2023
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Engineering

Cabrillo College


Engineering - Associate Instructor

Job# 2022-01475

Deadline: 2/28/2023 11:59 PM Pacific


Full job description and OFFICIAL application available ONLY at:


Employment Opportunity

Cabrillo College is accepting applications in order to fill temporary, part-time faculty assignment(s) and to establish an eligibility pool for positions that may become available in 2023 Spring:


ENGR 25 Graphics and Design (Lecture and/or Lab)

PLEASE NOTE:  This position will be team-teaching the class and will only be required to team-teach in April and May.


This associate position is open for application submission through the deadline date as noted above OR until the position has been filled.


Are you interested in creating an amazing educational environment for students who are part of an equity driven community? Faculty at Cabrillo College provide quality programs and services to students that promote their diverse and evolving needs as they progress toward their individual educational goals. Come join us in our vision to improve the world, one student at a time!  


The ideal candidate will share Cabrillo's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. Cabrillo College serves approximately 11,500+ students per term, including LatinX (46.82%), Multi-Ethnic (5.14%), Asian (2.53%), African-American (1.08%), Filipino (0.79%), American Indian or Alaskan Native (0.30%), and Pacific Islander (0.16%) as of Fall 2019. At Cabrillo, 56.66% of students are students of color and 54.91% are economically disadvantaged. In 2006, Cabrillo College was designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community.


About the College: Situated on Monterey Bay in the county of Santa Cruz, California, Cabrillo College is highly regarded for its success of transfer and career education, and currently serves over 11,400 students each semester. Cabrillo College transfers many of its students to three nearby universities – the University of California at Santa Cruz, San Jose State University, and California State University at Monterey Bay. Cabrillo's career education is closely connected to the nearby agricultural and farming industries as well as the Silicon Valley business environment.


 Faculty at Cabrillo College actively participate in curriculum development, program planning, and serve on participatory governance committees. Cabrillo provides an excellent opportunity to learn, collaborate, create, and make a difference in the lives of its diverse student body and community.


Examples of Duties

• Teach assigned classes, which may include evening or off-campus assignments

• Participate in participatory governance committees, processes, and initiatives such as Guided Pathways

• Maintain timely and accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress

• Provide academic assistance and related services to students during scheduled office hours

• Cooperate with and participate as may be required in District investigations and/or student grievance matters of alleged unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation

• Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff

• Complete required District trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter, EEO/Diversity/Elimination of Bias, Workplace Safety, etc.


Minimum Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:

• Understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation, of community college students, faculty and staff, AND


---- Master's in any field of engineering OR

---- Bachelor's in any field of engineering AND Master's in mathematics, physics, computer science, chemistry or geology OR

---- A bachelor's degree in any field of engineering AND a professional engineer's license OR

---- Equivalent OR

---- Possess a lifetime California Community College Instructor credential in Computer Aided Drafting/Design (CAD/CADD)

• ENGR 25 (LAB) 

---- Any Bachelor's degree or higher AND two (2) years of professional experience OR

---- Any Associate degree AND six (6) years of professional experience OR

---- Equivalent OR

---- Possess a lifetime California Community College Instructor credential in Computer Aided Drafting/Design (CAD/CADD)


Required Professional Expertise:

Currency and depth of knowledge in the applicable professional field

• Knowledge of and commitment to teaching strategies and practices that enhance student success at community colleges, including effective use of technology

• Effective oral and written communication skills.

• Demonstrated ability to teach the courses or perform the duties effectively as described above

• Demonstrated ability to communicate well with students of diverse academic, ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds; gender identities, sexual orientations; and students with disabilities

• Evidence of professional activities and service beyond the primary teaching assignment

• Development and review of curriculum as well as including assessment of learning

• Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others

• Demonstrated responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices in the classroom

• Demonstrated ability to reflect critically on institutional and teaching practices that aim to increase cultural responsiveness

• Knowledge and understanding of the accountability and critical dimensions of equity

• Demonstrated ability addressing issues of equity in the classroom


Desired Qualifications/Performance Expectations:

• Successful teaching experience at the community college level

• Demonstrated ability to employ innovative teaching techniques and methodologies

• Experience teaching diverse student populations

• Successful online teaching experience

• Knowledge of culturally-responsive pedagogical teaching techniques and effective ways for engaging students who are historically under-represented and under-served.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    Cabrillo College
    Apros, CA 95003


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