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Chaffey College
  • Position Number: 1368859
  • Location: Fontana, CA
  • Position Type: Engineering

Instructor, Industrial Electrical Technology (Fontana)

Position Description

This is a full-time, tenure-track Industrial Electrical Technology (IET) instructor position in the School of Business & Applied Technology. Under the direction of the Dean, the assignment for the full-service week will be to teach any of the electricity courses offered by the department, as well as participate in any other professional responsibilities as identified under 18.2.3 of the faculty agreement. Although this position may be at our InTech Center in Fontana, transfers to the Chino, Fontana or Rancho campuses may be possible per contract and need.


The assignment includes (but is not limited to) the following:
  • Instruct in an industrial electricity lecture/lab program that provides a broad working base from which to handle the many facets of industrial electricity; and providing a safe and positive classroom environment conducive to effective learning.
  • Provide instruction as it relates to the electrical, electronic, process control, pneumatic & hydraulics fields; however, knowledge of robotic, HVAC, Maintenance and Mechanical fields is beneficial.
  • Provide instruction as it relates to light and heavy industry, construction, and utility companies which provide electrical power;
  • Provide instruction which includes PLC programming and troubleshooting, instrumentation, conduit bending, wire pulling, job layout, knowledge of the National Electric Code, AC and DC electrical motor control;
  • Maintain a program which will meet the needs of those entering the trade for the first time and allow those already in the trade to improve their understanding of the craft;
  • Participate in department and school meetings;
  • Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter areas;
  • Perform professional tasks related to the areas of the assignment, particularly in culturally responsive curriculum design and evaluation, program review, and other activities that insure the forward direction of the program; these include Intech Center tasks and activities.
  • Perform other assigned duties necessary for the benefit of our diverse student population, the college, the community, and the profession.
  • Teaching duties may include mornings, late afternoons, evenings, and off-campus sites.


  • Any Bachelor's degree and two years of professional experience; OR
  • Any Associate's degree and six years of professional experience; OR
  • Possession of a valid Lifetime California Community College credential authorizing service as an instructor in Electricity; OR
  • The equivalent (District equivalency form must be submitted at the time of application); AND
  • Clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

    Preference will be given to those candidates who establish the highest level of professional competency as evidenced by any or all of the following:
  • Electrical knowledge;
  • At least four (4) years of industrial electrical field experience for relating industrial practices to students;
  • Expertise with the student populations included in the Chaffey College Equity Plan.
  • Recent experience teaching courses in non-traditional formats such as online, hybrid, fast-track, accelerated, etc.
  • A working knowledge of industrial electronics related to telecommunications;
  • Field experience which includes industrial electrical/electronics, PLCs, computers, process control, pneumatic & hydraulic fields;
  • A working knowledge of robotic, HVAC, maintenance and mechanical fields.
  • Clear and easily understandable written and verbal communication skills that can meet the diversified educational levels of the students.

    Additional Information

    Based upon the minimum and/or desirable qualifications stated in this position announcement, the initial salary placement range is $65,700 (minimum qualifications) to $93,700 (doctorate) (Fall 2019 salary schedule). Placement is based on the regular full-time faculty salary schedule and is dependent upon verification of relevant experience and coursework from a regional or nationally accredited institution of higher learning.

    Health care, dental program, and vision services for employees and eligible dependents; employee life insurance; sick leave; and retirement coverage through the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS).

    Chaffey College recently implemented a new online electronic application system. The new application can be accessed at . The application package must include an online district employment application, filled out in detail and clearly reflect that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications as set forth in the position announcement. In addition, the following documents must be uploaded and included with the online application submission:

    Please do not include any additional documents; only the documents that are indicated below. If documents are uploaded that are not required, the application may be disqualified.
  • Cover Letter (State briefly how the applicant meets the qualifications)
  • Resume
  • Professional Reference List (Include names, current addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses)
  • Copy of Transcripts (Transcripts must indicate degree earned/conferred - photocopies or computer printouts are acceptable. Transcripts of all degrees applicable to meeting the minimum qualifications for this position must be included. Copies of diplomas/degrees are NOT acceptable in lieu of transcripts. Official sealed transcripts will be required upon hire.)

    Foreign transcripts must be transcribed and evaluated in English by a bona fide evaluation service. Educational requirements must be met on or before the closing date.

    Completed application and related materials must be submitted no later than the application deadline indicated at the top of this announcement. Failure to submit all required application materials may result in the applicant not being considered for the position.

    Submission of application and related materials is the applicant's responsibility. The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely the employment of a person for a position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool.

    Applicants should promptly notify the Office of Human Resources of any change of address and/or phone number. All application materials are subject to investigation and verification. False statements will be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.

    The Selection Process
    A screening committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the announcement and reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview. Interviews are usually held on the Chaffey College campus and are conducted by an Interview Committee. Additional interviews may be required. Reasonable accommodations are provided to persons with disabilities. Should an applicant have a need for an accommodation due to a disability, the applicant should contact the Office of Human Resources. Travel costs related to an interview will be borne by the applicant.

    About the College

    The College
    Established in 1883, Chaffey College is one of California's first colleges. Nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, Chaffey's Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana and Chino campus locations serve students from throughout the Inland Empire. A fully accredited two-year institution by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Chaffey College offers associate degrees and vocational and transfer programs in a wide variety of subjects. Most recently named one of the Top 10 community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute; Chaffey College remains committed to its mission of improving the lives of its students, faculty, and staff through education.

    Serving throughout the diverse Inland Empire, Chaffey College provides services to the cities of Chino, Chino Hills, Fontana, Montclair, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, and Upland, reaching a population of more than 830,000. The District also recruits from some of the area's top high schools, accepting students from four surrounding districts; Chaffey Joint Union High School, Chino Unified School District, Fontana Unified School District, and the Upland Unified School District.

    Whether the goal is to transfer to a four-year institution or enter the workforce better prepared, Chaffey College provides its students with the opportunity to take a variety of applicable courses. From taking lower division and general education classes to learning career-technical skills, the college provides its students with the tools needed to succeed during their time at Chaffey and beyond.

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