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Faculty Employment Opportunities

COLLEGE SKILLS DEVELOPMENTAL MATHEMATICS
College Skills

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PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
(initial screening date - open until filled)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking an individual with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and instructional administrators to provide high quality services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students in the College Skills/Tutorial Department. This is a full-time, regular contract position, located at the Santa Rosa Campus beginning Fall Semester, August 2014. Appointment is contingent upon funding and Board approval.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

The College Skills/Tutorial Department offers developmental math, reading, and writing classes, most of which include computer-assisted instruction. The department also runs the Santa Rosa and Petaluma Tutorial Centers. In addition, the department provides noncredit, open-entry English and bilingual Spanish basic skills labs and classes on both campuses and the Southwest Santa Rosa Center.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The College Skills Math instructor position has the following responsibilities:

  • Teach arithmetic and pre-algebra classes
  • Take leadership role in College Skills/Tutorial department, including Math program development, lab supervision, assessment and curriculum, and integration of technology
  • Act as liaison with Math Department and advocate for Basic Skills students in college and community

SRJC offers courses at the Santa Rosa and Petaluma Campuses, at the Southwest Center, and in online formats as well. While this assignment is primarily for the Santa Rosa Campus, please note that the District reserves the right of assignment to any location, and that assignments could involve any combination of day or evening classes with mandatory weekly Student Consultation Time. Instructors assume responsibility for maintaining currency in their field and for updating existing courses and developing new curricula; participating in the assessment of student learning outcomes; managing labs and Tutorial Centers; and participating in community outreach on behalf of the College.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

Master's degree in any Social Science, Humanities (including Foreign Languages), Mathematics, or Natural Science, or Liberal Studies; OR Master's Degree in Education with coursework in Reading, Math or English as appropriate for the course; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (life) California Community College Instructors Credential in Basic Education. Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

If you do not possess the minimum qualifications exactly as stated above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at time of application.

Preferred:

  • Master's degree in at least one of the following areas: Mathematics; Math Education; or other related area with an emphasis on adult learning theory and mathematics
  • Recent teaching experience in basic skills math in a college setting
  • Experience in a learning assistance and/or computer lab setting
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication and networking skills
  • Experience with online learning and the use of technology in an educational setting
  • Spanish language skills

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

In order to be given priority consideration for this position, applicants must submit AN ORIGINAL PLUS ONE COPY OF EACH of the following documents by the priority filing deadline:

  1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Faculty Application Form, Personal Data Form and Applicant Notification Form. Voluntary Data Form is optional.
    • If applicable, completed Equivalency Form and supporting documents.
  2. A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the Position Description section of this announcement.
  3. A statement describing your demonstrated experience in understanding and being sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and disabled community college students, faculty and staff.
  4. Current Resume.
  5. Copies of transcripts of all college level course work. Unofficial copies (both sides) are acceptable, but official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring. If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
  6. If applicable, a copy of your California Community College Instructors Credential (both sides).

    PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED. (In loose-leaf form - no folders or binding please.)

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

    • Starting Salary Range: $57,389 - $80,918 per year (2013/14 Faculty Salary Schedule). Teaching experience, other related professional experience, and academic degrees determine salary placement on a schedule that is competitive with other California Community Colleges.

    • Benefits: The District offers a competitive health and benefit package for employees and eligible dependents.Leave/Holiday time: Full-time faculty members earn one day of sick leave for each month worked.

    • Housing: A mortgage loan at reduced fees may be available to the candidate selected for this position (contact Human Resources for more information).


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    Application Materials & Procedures

    To download job announcements and application materials, please go to http://www.santarosa.edu/hr/job-openings/job-openings.php or contact us to be mailed the materials to apply :

    Human Resources Department

    Santa Rosa Junior College

    PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1988 Armory Drive

    MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue

    Santa Rosa, CA 95401

    PHONE (707) 527-4954

    FAX (707) 527-4967

    EMAIL bhodenfield@santarosa.edu


    The office is located in the Button Building on the college campus and is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

    All documents included in your application file become the property of the college and will not be returned. Your file for this opening will not be considered for future openings. New documents must be submitted for each opening.

    It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are in the Human Resources Department by 5:00 p.m. on the priority filing deadline to be given priority consideration. Applications received after the priority filing deadline will be considered only if the initial priority screening is unsuccessful.

    Following the priority filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be forwarded to a screening committee for review. Approximately 15 to 20 days later, we will notify you whether or not you have been chosen for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited to appear for oral interviews before a Screening Committee. The Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the Administration, the Classified Staff, the Student Body, and the Board of Trustees.

    Although Santa Rosa Junior College does not reimburse candidates for expenses related to the first interview, candidates traveling from out of the area for administrative or full-time faculty positions who are selected as finalists will be offered a travel stipend for their administrative interview(s).

    If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources Department.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):

    1. In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
    2. Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
    3. Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
    4. Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).

    The Jeanne Clery Annual Security Report, which includes personal safety and crime prevention information, related District policies, and District crime statistics, is available at www.santarosa.edu/police or paper copies are available upon request from the District Police Department.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the College mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.