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PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE

Thursday, October 24, 2013*
(Open until filled)

* Applications are accepted for adjunct faculty pools for a period of one year from the filing priority deadline date. If the department has an immediate need to add candidates to their pool, they will review applications received by the priority deadline date. All applications received after the priority deadline will remain on file for the next review by the department, or for up to one year. If the department does not have an immediate need to add candidates to their pool, all applications will remain on file until the need arises, or for up to one year. If selected for interview, candidates will be invited to meet with a committee. If selected for the pool, candidates remain in the pool for a period of two years.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Health Sciences Department of Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking a pool of qualified candidates with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students. Teaching assignments may be temporary, part-time and/or on-call and may be immediate or as needed (as specified in Education Code Section 87482.5)

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

Our facilities in the Race Building include classrooms with state-of-the-art computer and presentation equipment, a computer laboratory and Learning Resource Center, and a modern skill development laboratory. Clinical experiences take place in a variety of facilities and agencies throughout the county.

ADJUNCT POOL DESCRIPTION

We are seeking instructors for inclusion in a pool who have the ability to teach in one or more of the following areas:

  • Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)*
  • Dental Programs
  • Health Choices, Medical Terminology, Disease & Process, and Community Health Worker
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Office Practices, Phlebotomy, Medical Insurance Billing and/or Coding
  • Medical Microbiology Lab
  • Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician*
  • Phlebotomy
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Vocational Nursing*

Assignments could involve full or partial assignment at any of the District's sites or off-campus locations, and could involve any combination of day or evening classes, with office hours being mandatory. Adjunct faculty are responsible for maintaining currency in their field(s) of expertise. All faculty are encouraged to participate in updating existing courses (including courses that serve community needs, such as short, non-credit, or on-line courses); assisting in the assessment of student learning outcomes; participating in departmental activities and other college service such as committee work; and participating in community outreach on behalf of the college.

*Immediate needs anticipated for these disciplines.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required for Associate Degree Nursing Program**:Master's Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university AND one year of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in direct patient care in medical/surgical, pediatrics, obstetrics, gerontological, or psychiatric nursing within the last five years; OR (for clinical assignments only), a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (preferred) or in Natural, Behavioral, or Social Sciences from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in direct patient care in medical/surgical, pediatrics, obstetrics, gerontological, or psychiatric nursing within the last six years; OR (also for clinical assignments only), an Associate's Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university and a minimum of six years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in direct patient care in medical/surgical, pediatrics, obstetrics, gerontological, or psychiatric nursing within the last six years; OR the equivalent. All candidates must hold active licensure as a registered nurse in California. Work experience may include teaching in a professional nursing program. In addition to the requirements listed above, all candidates must be approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing prior to appointment to this pool.

Preferred: Previous experience teaching in a professional nursing program.

Required for Dental Hygiene (Clinical)**: Candidates must meet minimum qualifications under sections A, B, C or D plus sections E and F as follows.

  1. Graduation from an American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation dental hygiene program with an Associate's degree AND six years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience as a registered dental hygienist; OR

  2. Graduation from an American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation dental hygiene program with a Bachelor's degree AND 2 years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience as a registered dental hygienist; OR

  3. Graduation from an American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation School of Dentistry AND two years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience as a dentist; OR

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

  5. Current licensure in California as a registered dental hygienist or a dentist (as appropriate) AND clinical competency in all dental hygiene procedures; AND

  6. Sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of the SRJC students.

    Required for Dental Assisting:**

    Candidates must meet minimum qualifications under sections A, B or C plus sections D and E as follows.

    1. Graduation from an American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation dental assisting program AND a Bachelors degree AND 2 years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience as a registered dental assistant. A Bachelor's degree is required for all didactic teaching assignments; OR

    2. Graduation from an American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation dental assisting program AND an Associates degree AND six years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience as a registered dental assistant AND current enrollment in a Bachelor's degree program; OR

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

    4. Current licensure in California as a registered dental assistant AND Dental Assisting National Board "Certified Dental Assistant" credential or eligibility AND clinical competency in all dental assisting procedures ability and ethnic backgrounds of the SRJC students.

      AND

    5. Sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of the SRJC students.

      Preferred for Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting:

      1. Bachelor's degree in a related major or education from an accredited college or university
      2. Knowledge of computer assisted Practice Management systems (Eaglesoft)
      3. Previous experience as an instructor in an accredited dental hygiene program or dental school (for dental hygiene) or dental assisting program (for dental assisting).

      Required for Health Choices, Medical Terminology Disease & Process, and Community Health Worker: Master's Degree in Health Science, Health Education, Biology, Nursing, Physical Education, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Dietetics, Nutrition, or Public Health; OR Bachelor's degree in any of the above AND Master's Degree in any biological science; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Health and Physical Care Services and Related Technologies.

        Preferred for Community Health Worker: Bilingual (English/any other language) and bicultural.

        Preferred for Health Choices: Master's Degree in Public Health.

      Required for Medical Assisting (instructional assignments only): Bachelor's Degree in Nursing; OR Bachelor's degree AND a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California AND one year of full-time (or part-time equivalent) work experience in the practice of professional nursing AND the equivalent of one year of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in an acute hospital or medical office within the past three years. Work experience may include teaching in an approved professional nursing program; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Health and Physical Care Services and Related Technologies.

      Preferred for Medical Assisting (instructional assignments only): Master's Degree in Nursing

      Required for Clinical Medical Assisting (at off-site facilities only - does not include classroom instruction): Bachelor's Degree in Nursing; OR Bachelor's degree AND a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California AND one year of full-time (or part-time equivalent) work experience in the practice of professional nursing AND the equivalent of one year of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in an acute hospital or medical office within the past three years; OR an Associate's degree in Nursing and six years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in the discipline; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Office Services and Related Technologies.

      Required for Medical Office Practices, Phlebotomy, Medical Insurance Billing and/or Coding, and Medical Transcription: Bachelor's degree and two years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in the discipline; OR an Associate's degree and six years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in the discipline; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Office Services and Related Technologies.

      Required for Nurse Assistant Program: Bachelor's degree AND two years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in the discipline; OR an Associate's degree AND six years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in the discipline; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Health and Physical Care Services and Related Technologies; AND one year of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience as a licensed nurse providing direct patient care in a long-term facility; AND one year of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience planning, implementing and evaluating educational programs in Nursing; OR two years of full-time experience as a licensed nurse, in which one year must have been in the provision of direct patient care in a nursing facility.

      Required for Home Health Aide Program: Bachelor's degree AND two years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in the discipline; OR an Associate's degree AND six years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in the discipline; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Health and Physical Care Services and Related Technologies; AND a minimum of two years full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience as a Registered Nurse, with one year in the provision of home health care.

      Required for Pharmacy Technician Program : Bachelor's degree and two years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in the discipline; OR an Associates degree and six years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in the discipline; or an Associates degree and an accredited Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT), and four years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in the discipline; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructors Credential in Health and Physical Care Services and Related Technologies.

      Preferred for Pharmacy Technician:

      • Possession of a current/valid license (preferably Enhanced Level) that is in good standing with issuing licensing board
      • Experience in and enthusiasm for teaching and/or vocational experience in the area of interest
      • Degree from a Pharmacy Technician educational program that is in good standing
      • Recent pharmacy experience and knowledge in current and changing trends
      • Demonstrated evidence of innovative classroom teaching in both small and large lecture class
      • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

      Required for Radiologic Technology: Bachelor's degree AND two years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) related experience; OR an Associate's degree AND six years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) related experience; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Health & Physical Care Services and Related Technologies.

      Additional Requirements:

      1. Current certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists; AND

      2. Current license as a Radiologic Technologist by the State of California Bureau of Radiologic Health; AND

      3. Current Fluoroscopy permit.

      Preferred for Radiological Technician: Minimum of six years of documented full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience as a Radiologic Technologist; AND

      Minimum of two years of documented full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience as a clinical instructor in the hospital setting.

      Required for Vocational Nursing: Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications under all categories as described below (required by Santa Rosa Junior College, the Board of Vocational Nursing Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT) and the State Chancellor's Office which governs the minimum qualifications for Community Colleges).

      1. Current active license as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN); AND

      2. Completion of (or currently attending) an approved teaching course from an accredited college approved by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT). (A CD self-paced course is available from the VN Program which meets this BVNPT requirement and can be loaned to the candidate from completion prior to hire); AND

      3. Approval from the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT) prior to appointment to this adjunct pool; AND

      4. A minimum of two years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) within the last five years; AND

      Either:

      • A Bachelor's degree OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructors Credential in Health and Physical Care Services or Related Technologies; OR

      • An Associate's degree OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Health and Physical Care Services or Related Technologies; AND a total of six years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) related experience to include the minimum two years of experience as described in Section D above.

      F) OR; the equivalent.

      Required for all areas: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 listed above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at the time of application.

      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 statement describing your demonstrated experience in understanding and being sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
      3. A brief cover letter focusing on the required and preferred qualifications and explaining your interest in the pool (please specify which area(s) you are interested in being considered for).
      4. Current Resume.
      5. Copies of transcripts of all college level course work (unofficial copies acceptable (both sides), 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:
        • Proof of California licensure as a registered nurse for:
        • Associate Degree & Vocational Nursing;
        • Clinical Medical Assisting;
        • Nurse Assistant Program;
        • Home Health Aide Program; and
        • Psychiatric Technician (or see below)
      7. Proof of California licensure as a registered dental assistant, dental hygienist or dentist for:
        • Dental Programs
      8. Proof of current certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and valid Radiologic Technologist Licence and Fluoroscopy Permit for:
        • Radiologic Technician
      9. Pharmacy Technician:
        • Copy of Pharmacy Technician license
      10. If applicable, copy of California Community College Credential (both sides

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

      COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

      • Starting Hourly Rate: Please see our hourly salary schedules online at www.santarosa.edu/hr/pages/salary.html or contact the Human Resources Department for more information.

      • For Unit A (AFA) Faculty, salary placement may be based on academic background, vocational experience, and teaching experience depending on discipline and as documented in application materials. Initial Step placement will be a Step 1 pending evaluation of experience as outlined in Article 27 of the AFA Contract.

      • Sick Leave Accrual: Adjunct faculty members accrue sick leave on a pro-rated basis.

      Campus Security Policy and Campus
      Crime Statistics Act
      (Jeanne Clery Disclosure)

      Sonoma County Junior College District's annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Sonoma County Junior College District; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can read or obtain a full copy of this report by going to http://www.santarosa.edu/police. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by coming to the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.


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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.