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Automotive Technology: Contract Instructor-College Credit

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete online application that includes the items listed (extraneous material will not be reviewed). References to résumés or other uploaded documents within the online application will be considered an "incomplete" application; please enter "N/A" if any section does not apply.
  1. Complete online application;
  2. Resume (emphasizing experience, education, publications or presentations, if any); AND
  3. Unofficial Transcripts.
  • Foreign Degree Evaluation (required if applicable); AND
  • Equivalency Request (required if applicable). Important: To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed. Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee.
  • Application materials sent via mail, fax, or e-mail will not be accepted.
  • Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via e-mail.
  • All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.
  • Important: Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee. Applicants must complete each required field and answer each supplemental question; references to resumes, CVs, etc. will not substitute for completing the required fields and supplemental questions; and will result in the application being considered “incomplete.” To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed.
    Before submitting the application and uploaded materials, please check to make sure they are complete and accurate. Once you submit, you will not have access to your application to make changes, however you will be able to view the application if submitted prior to the deadline. If you think you have made an error prior to the closing date, please contact HR at (619) 388-6579 or email jobs@sdccd.edu.

  • Application materials sent via mail, fax, or e-mail will not be accepted.
  • Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via the same e-mail used to submit the application: it is the applicant’s responsibility to frequently check their email for correspondence.
  • All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.
  • Posting Details

    Posting Details (Default Section)

    Closing Date: 04/23/2018
    Open Until Filled No
    Classification Title Automotive Technology: Contract Instructor-College Credit
    Working Title Assistant Professor, Automotive Technology Toyota Technician Training
    Recruitment Limits
    Location San Diego Miramar College
    Pay Information

    Class 1, Step A – Class 6, Step C ($5,697.94 – $7,677.65) per month based on the current AFT – College Faculty Tenured- Tenured Track Monthly Salary Schedule

    Initial salary placement for this Assistant Professor is commensurate with required education and related teaching experience as outlined in section A2.2 of the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and it is non-negotiable. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid medical, dental, vision plans, sick leave, and opportunities for professional development. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. Benefits will be provided under the terms of the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 – Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code §87815, any required adjustment will be made with-in the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, may be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Typically, Assistant Professors earn tenure after 4 years and promote to Associate Professor. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

    Position Equivalent FTE:

    1.0

    Job Duration 10
    Position Number: 00120153
    FLSA Status Exempt (does not accrue overtime)
    Bargaining Unit AFT/College Faculty
    Range (na)
    Position Type Academic
    Department Automotive Technology
    The Position

    Applications are now being accepted for the permanent tenure-track position of Assistant Professor, Automotive Technology at San Diego Miramar College beginning Fall 2018. Located in the Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch area of San Diego, Miramar College is one of three colleges in the San Diego Community College District. The assignment may include day, evening, Saturday, and/or off-campus responsibilities.

    Major Responsibilities

    Examples of Duties and required qualifications can be found on the linked Contract Instructor – College classification description.

    The Contract Instructor – College is expected to meet the qualifications presented on the Contract Instructor – College classification description and displayed as “Desired Qualifications” and “Training and Experience,” as well as the ‘Licensure’ upon completing the first six (6) months of employment in a Contract Instructor – College assignment.

    Some of the following ‘qualifications’ may be duplicates from the list on the linked Contract Instructor – College classification description. Those ‘qualifications’ below that are not duplicates from the list on the linked Contract Instructor – College classification description and are not related to the area of specialty (e.g.: subject matter/disciplines, etc.) are desired or preferred but not required.

    The candidate must be able to instruct student in all phases of automotive technology, including theory and lab in all areas: Automotive Engines (151), Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles (274), Manual Transmissions/Drivetrains (302,351), Suspension and Steering (453), Brakes (553), Electrical and Body Electrical Systems (623, 652, 673), Heating & Air Conditioning (752), and Engine Performance (852, 874), general maintenance and services; diagnosis and troubleshooting techniques.

    The instructor is also responsible for maintaining the classroom, shop area, student records and other reports as required by district policy or state laws. In addition to teaching responsibilities, this position requires the skill and ability to evaluate student progress, establish effective working relationships with students of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds, faculty, staff, dealer service managers and the community; plan and organize programs and activities, including yearly review and development of course goals and objectives; interpret and apply regulations; analyze situations and adopt an effective course of action, and clearly communicate orally and in writing.

    The instructor is required to complete specific Toyota instructor-led and e-learning courses that correspond to the University of Toyota.

    The instructor will operate a dedicated T-TEN program with the Toyota course content blended with the NATEF-based task instruction and is required to build and deliver curriculum in compliance with the T-TENIC Instructional Planning Guide V18.1 standards.

    The T-TEN instructor is required to attend one regional T-TENIC event in the Spring and one T-TENIC national event each year in early August, and attend and complete all course curriculum design and delivery classes provided by the T-TENIC at the regional and national events.

    Qualifications

    Any Bachelor’s degree or higher and two years of professional experience,
    OR
    any Associate degree and six years of professional experience

    Desired Qualifications

    a. Demonstrated experience working with faculty, managers, and industry partners to plan, organize, evaluate, and implement an automotive instructional program and related curriculum.
    b. Demonstrated experience in effective use of funds or other resources to meet all automotive instructional needs.
    c. Demonstrated experience in acquiring and maintaining industry partnerships.
    d. Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining professional affiliations and involvement in regional, state, and local organizations.
    e. Demonstrated experience using technology for instructional purposes.
    f. Demonstrated successful conflict resolution.
    g. Demonstrated experience working in an industry team environment to diagnose, repair and maintain light duty vehicles.
    h. Any bachelor’s degree and/or associate degree in Automotive Technology and five years of dealership/manufacturer experience.
    i. T-TEN Graduate.
    j. Toyota/Lexus Master Technician Certification.
    k. Current Lexus or Toyota dealer technician experience.
    l. Teaching experience at a community college, or high school A-YES program, including experience working with a diverse student body.
    m. Demonstrated experience with student learning outcomes and using them to improve teaching to improve student success and program completion.

    Equivalency

    If you do not possess the exact degrees, or higher, listed above or if you anticipate receiving the required degree prior to the start of teaching classes, please complete a Request for Equivalency Form and attach it during the application process.

    Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.
    Licenses/Certificates/Credentials:

    In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, the applicant must possess the following:
    1. Valid California Driver License
    2. Automotive Service Excellence Master Automobile Technician, Advanced Level Specialist, Maintenance and Light Repair Technician Certificates. Copies of which must be submitted with the application (A1-A8, L1, G1).
    3. Expert or higher Toyota/Lexus Technician.
    4. Current Lexus or Toyota dealer technician experience.

    Commitment to Diversity:

    All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

    Working Conditions

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    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete online application that includes the items listed (extraneous material will not be reviewed). References to résumés or other uploaded documents within the online application will be considered an “incomplete” application; please enter “N/A” if any section does not apply.

    1. Complete online application;
    2. Resume (emphasizing experience, education, publications or presentations, if any); AND
    3. Unofficial Transcripts.

  • Foreign Degree Evaluation (required if applicable); AND
  • Equivalency Request (required if applicable).

    Important: To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed. Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee.

  • Application materials sent via mail, fax, or e-mail will not be accepted.
  • Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via e-mail.
  • All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.
  • Important: Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee. Applicants must complete each required field and answer each supplemental question; references to resumes, CVs, etc. will not substitute for completing the required fields and supplemental questions; and will result in the application being considered “incomplete.” To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed.

    Before submitting the application and uploaded materials, please check to make sure they are complete and accurate. Once you submit, you will not have access to your application to make changes, however you will be able to view the application if submitted prior to the deadline. If you think you have made an error prior to the closing date, please contact HR at (619) 388-6579 or email jobs@sdccd.edu.


  • Application materials sent via mail, fax, or e-mail will not be accepted.
  • Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via the same e-mail used to submit the application: it is the applicant’s responsibility to frequently check their email for correspondence.
  • All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.
  • Conditions of Employment:

    SELECTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT:

  • Submit “official” transcripts as stated on application (From all institutions listed in the online application);
  • Pass a pre-employment physical exam at the District’s expense;
  • Provide a Tuberculosis Clearance Certificate for initial appointment (Note: The certificate must be renewed every 4 years as a condition of continuing employment);
  • Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer at the candidate’s expense (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment);
  • Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States as required by the I9 Employment Eligibility Verification form; AND
  • Attend a new hire processing appointment in Human Resources located at the District Administrative Offices.
  • EMPLOYMENT AFTER RETIREMENT
    If you accept a contract (permanent) position with SDCCD and are a retired annuitant with CalPERS or CalSTRS, you must reinstate from your retirement system. Please reference the CalPERS or CalSTRS website for further information.

    Additional Information:

    Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.

    EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
    SDCCD provides a comprehensive fringe benefit package for its full-time academic employees. The District contributes toward the cost of the premium (including dependent coverage) for the medical insurance plan options. Additional benefits include dental, vision, sick leave, vacation and opportunities for professional development. Contract employees become members of the State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) upon appointment.

    Posting Number AC00667

    Required & Optional Documents

    Required Documents
    1. Résumé
    2. Unofficial Transcript(s)
    Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
      • No Response
      • SDCCD employment web site
      • EdJoin (SD Co. Office of Education)
      • CA Community Colleges Registry
      • Craig's List
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Chronicle of Higher Ed
      • Professional organization/publication
      • SD Union Tribune newspaper ad (including Sign On San Diego)
      • SDCCD Employee
      • Job Fair
      • Other (list below)
    2. If other, please specify.

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. * Are you a current SDCCD employee?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. If yes, please enter your employee ID:

      (Open Ended Question)

    5. Provide examples of how your training and work experience have helped to prepare you to be an instructor in a manufacturer based training program.

      (Open Ended Question)

    6. Describe your experience working with faculty, managers and industry partners to plan, organize, evaluate and implement an automotive instructional program.

      (Open Ended Question)

    7. Describe your experience working in an industry team environment to diagnose, repair and maintain light duty vehicles.

      (Open Ended Question)

    8. Describe the courses and their technical content you have taught over the last 2 years.

      (Open Ended Question)

    9. Describe your experience working with faculty, managers, students and industry partners to implement new programs and recommend revisions to curriculum.

      (Open Ended Question)

    10. Describe some strategies you would employ to ensure student success in your courses, in program completion and in becoming employment ready.

      (Open Ended Question)

    11. Describe your experience in acquiring and maintaining industry partnerships.

      (Open Ended Question)

    12. Describe at least two successful conflict resolutions and your role in them.

      (Open Ended Question)

    13. The San Diego Community College District has a very diverse staff and student population with respect to academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds. Describe your professional development, community involvement, and professional experience working with these diverse groups.

      (Open Ended Question)