Automotive Collision/Technology Instructor (Riverside City College)
Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
Applied Technology (R)
Physical location of the position:
Tenure Track (Faculty)
Column C, Step 1 to Column H, Step 6
$64,097 to $98,756
Is this position categorically (grant) funded?
The Automotive department is seeking a full time tenure track faculty member in the discipline of Automotive Technology.
The ideal candidate will share RCC's and the department of Automotive Technologies commitment to educating its racially/ethnically and socioeconomically diverse student population. We currently enroll 28,939 students, the majority of whom are from racially minoritized populations. 60% of RCC's students are Hispanic, 8% are African-American, 7% are Asian American, 0.3% are Native American, 0.7% are Pacific Islander, 21% are White, 2% are multiracial. Riverside City College has been 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. The successful candidate will be a well-rounded faculty member responsible for instruction in all aspects of Automotive Collision/Technology. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach Automotive Collision and Automotive Technology courses.
The successful candidate will be responsible for lecture and laboratory instruction in Automotive Collision and Automotive Technology. Instructional assignments may include teaching courses on weekdays, evenings and weekends.
1. Bachelor's degree and two years of full- time, or the equivalent part-time, professional experience;
2. Any associate's degree AND six years full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience;
3. the Equivalent.
(All degrees and units used to satisfy minimum qualifications shall be from accredited institutions.)
1. Related teaching experience is required.
2. Demonstrated technical skills in all aspects of automotive collision repair, including structural/frame and refinishing technology also required.
3. Recent experience working with African American, Latinx/Hispanic, Native American and other racially/ ethnically, socioeconomically minoritized students in the classroom, and an understanding of how historical patterns have shaped these groups' experiences and representation within higher education, especially how real or perceived exclusion can shape patterns of participation and outcomes. Demonstration of a willingness to examine and re-mediate one's instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support various groups of marginalized students. Experience and skill with addressing issues of equity in the classroom. Experience and expertise in culturally responsive teaching in communication. Demonstrated ability to address equity gaps with communication courses and classrooms. Demonstrated knowledge of the implications of the Hispanic-Serving designation for institutional, departmental and instructional practices.
1. Community college or baccalaureate level teaching experience is desired.
2. Automotive upholstery experience is desired.
3. A strong background in Automotive Technology is also desired.
1 Required: ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification ASE B-2 through B-5.
2. Preferred: ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification ASE B-6, ASE A1- through A-8, and L-1.
3. I-CAR Certification preferred.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (E.C. 87360a).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will, among other things:
1. Fulfill the duties of a full-time instructor, including, but not limited to, holding weekly office hours and completing 24 hours of "flex credit" through various available activities and seminars.
2. The instructional assignment will include lecture and/or laboratory classes in Automotive in accordance with established RCCD approved curriculum and course outlines.
3. Assignments are based upon the assumption of workload of forty hours weekly, including but not limited to conducting classes, class preparation, student evaluation, office hours, committee work, curriculum and program development, student learning outcomes assessment, program review, student activities, and other duties per the bargaining unit agreement.
4. Institutional service activities are expected of all faculty members (may include assisting in outreach and articulation with District high schools, four-year colleges and universities).
5. Participation in discipline/department decision making processes and work regarding curriculum, program development, Improvement of Instruction, and other professional matters are also expected of all department faculty.
6. Responsibilities also include maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position.
7. Create communities of practice with faculty and staff in other discipline areas and participate to develop and implement effective instructional methods, technologies and materials, in purposeful assessment at the course, program and institutional level.
8. Maintain currency in field.
9. Work with peers in higher education, business and industry to maintain currency of instructional programs.
10. Work with colleagues to achieve and maintain nationally recognized programmatic certifications.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
1. Ten-month, tenure-track position.
2. Salary is commensurate with academic preparation, and full-time teaching or equivalent experience with a range from Column C, Step 1 to Column H, Step 6 of the current Faculty Salary Schedule.
3. Medical and dental benefits are provided for the employee and legal dependents.
4. A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided for the employee.
5. Orientation to college is required as is adherence to Improvement of Instruction policy.
6. Maintaining broad knowledge of the academic or occupational area and design pedagogy related to learning outcomes is expected.
7. Responsible for all other conditions of employment required of full-time faculty members such as a willingness to be involved in District and College promotional activities, active participation in college committee work, student activities and other support services, and appropriate professional activities.
The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.
Work Hours/Work Days for Classified and Hourly Positions Only:
Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Associate or Equivalent Transcript
Copies of ASE and I-CAR Certifications
Optional Applicant Documents:
Letter of Recommendation 3
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript
Masters or Equivalent Transcript
Copies of ASE and I-CAR Certifications
Effective Employment Date:
* All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.
* Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, including letters of recommendation, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.
* Paper applications and supporting materials WILL NOT be accepted!
*Cover letter must address how applicant meets the qualifications for the position.
* Letters of recommendation must be recent and NON-CONFIDENTIAL and submitted electronically when applying on-line.
*Copies of degree diplomas/certificates are NOT a replacement for transcripts.
*Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
*The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Human Resources at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.
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