Information Systems Instructor (Reedley College)
State Center Community College District
Closing Date: 5/29/2018 at 11:55 PM
The ideal candidate will share Reedley College's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. We currently enroll over 10,000 students of which 71% are Latinx, 1% are Filipino, 3% are Asian, 2% are African American, 19% are White, and 2% are multiracial. RC is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. The successful candidate will join a department dedicated to the use of curriculum responsive to the students it serves.
Providing instruction in Computer Information Systems on the Reedley College campus and/or at off-site community campus locations, in a variety of instructional settings and times, including evening and/or weekends, on-line or off-campus and large group instruction classes as needed, the instructor will be responsible for:
- Teaching networking, cybersecurity, and other information systems courses;
- Maintaining standards of professional conduct;
- Advising students;
- Participating in course and curriculum design;
- Serving on and attending department, college, and district committees as needed;
- Participating in program review, student learning outcome development and assessment to improve student learning;
- Participating in appropriate professional development activities to maintain currency in the discipline; and
- Otherwise fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of instructors as required by Administrative Regulation 7122.
- A bachelors degree and two years of directly related experience;
- Associate degree and six years of directly related experience;
- A valid California Community College Credential;
- The equivalent education and/or experience (requires an equivalency).
All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.
Conditions of Employment:
- Masters degree preferred;
- Professional competency as evidenced by knowledge and skills in software applications and CompTIA courses, operating systems troubleshooting, and networking;
- Experience with hardware and software configurations in a laboratory setting;
- Knowledge of computer concepts including databases and web applications in business;
- Academic achievement in business and information systems courses;
- Knowledge of and professional competency in cyber security;
- Ability to communicate effectively in speech and writing;
- Previous teaching experience;
- Attainment of an industry certification;
- Experience using computer technology and software to implement high quality instruction;
- Familiarity with distance learning;
- Familiarity with using learning management systems such as Canvas;
- Willingness to establish industry relationships that facilitate student internship opportunities;
- Accept varied responsibilities within the divisions and college to fulfill the needs of the program, such as attending job fairs and participating in open houses;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills;
- Ability to instruct students with widely varying learning styles using a variety of successful teaching techniques, including creating innovative academic learning environments;
- Demonstrated ability and commitment to work effectively and professionally with colleagues.
- Recent experience working with African American, Latinx, Native American, and other racially minoritized students in the classroom and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusions of these groups in higher education shape patterns of participation and outcomes;
- Willingness to examine and remediate ones instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;
- Experience and skill with addressing issues of equity in the classroom;
- Potential for contribution to institutional vitality and growth; and
- Knowledge of the community college and its mission and goals.
177 duty days per year.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is $54,029 $81,342 based on education and experience. A doctoral stipend of $2,021 is available. In addition, the District offers an attractive fringe benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee and dependents, and life insurance. Employees are also members of the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS).
Applications will be screened to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.
From the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents, a selection committee will determine the candidates who are best qualified based on the minimum and desirable qualifications. They will be invited to interview.
The selection committee will rate responses to the interview questions, teaching demonstration, and writing prompt (if applicable). Based on this rating, a small number of applicants will be selected as the recommended candidates. These candidates will be forwarded to the Vice President of Instruction and College President for final interviews. A hiring recommendation will be made by the College President and forwarded to the Board of Trustees of State Center Community College District for final approval.
State Center Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. It is our pledge to treat all applicants fairly and equitably in the recruitment and selection process. We endeavor to be a service-minded organization and respond to the needs of our applicants.
For more information, contact the Academic Human Resources Office, 1525 E. Weldon Avenue, Fresno, California, 93704, (559) 244-5900. For information on Reedley College or State Center Community College District, visit our website at www.scccd.edu. Please refer to Position No. 3544.
Submission of application and related materials is the applicants responsibility and must be submitted through the districts online applicant portal. The District reserves the right to re-advertise or to delay indefinitely the filling of a position if it is deemed that the applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available. All application materials are subject to verification. False statements may be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.
This is a full-time, tenure track position.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.scccd.edu