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Instructor in Engineering Technology Part-Time Pool


Ventura County Community College District

Date Posted:



Michael Arnoldus


Number Openings: (At time of posting)

Not Specified

Length of Work Year:


Employment Type:

Application Deadline:

Until Filled


$1,561 and $2,653 per semester per .1 load

Date Posted:

10/6/2017 Application Deadline:

Until Filled Employment Type:

Length of Work Year:

Unspecified Salary:

$1,561 and $2,653 per semester per .1 load Number Openings: (At time of posting)

Not Specified Contact: Michael Arnoldus Email: marnoldus@vcccd.edu Phone: 805-652-5500

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Instructor in Engineering Technology Part-Time Pool

Ventura County Community College District

Job Type: Part-Time Faculty

Job Number: 2017-00033

Location: Districtwide, CA

Department: Districtwide

Closing: Continuous


This is a continuous open pool to fill part-time instructor positions at any of our three colleges (Oxnard, Moorpark, and Ventura) for the Summer 2017, Fall 2017, and Spring 2018 semesters. If you have applied to previous pools in this discipline, you will need to apply to this pool to continue to be considered.

Under the general direction of a dean, an Instructor (Non-Contract/Temporary) provides comprehensive classroom instruction to students from diverse backgrounds for the purpose of facilitating the attainment of their academic or vocational objectives. In accordance with the provisions of Education Code sections 87482.5, Instructors (Non-Contract/Temporary) may be employed up to 67% of a full-time assignment.

Representative Duties:

Provide academic instruction to students through lecture, lab, or performance courses; assess and develop cognitive abilities, communication skills, and higher order thinking skills among students through appropriate assignments and activities in one-on-one, classroom, and distance mediated instructional settings. E

Advise and instruct students regarding programs of study, other institutions of higher education, lifelong learning resources, and effective study skills; refer students to support services, programs, resources, and other professionals as appropriate. E

Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and student learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions, and examinations; provide feedback in a timely manner to student inquiries in class, online, or during established consultation office hours. E

Plan and organize instruction according to approved course outlines and student learning outcomes to maximize student learning in alignment with department, college, and district goals; implement the student performance objectives as listed on the official course outline of record. E

Maintain current, accurate records of course enrollment, attendance, student academic progress, course curriculum, and student learning outcomes; prepare and submit data and reports related to course and student progress in a timely manner. E

Evaluate and select instructional materials such as textbooks, manuals, software, and tools in collaboration, as appropriate, with discipline faculty; order instructional materials according to campus bookstore procedure to ensure timely delivery. E

Revise and update course content and materials of instruction in accordance with new theory, application, and industry developments within the discipline or area of specialization. E

Update syllabi; collaborate with discipline faculty on a regular basis to assess and revise measurable student performance indicators for each course. E

May participate in curriculum and program development; may provide input into the development of student learning outcomes.

May attend and participate on committees and in department, division, campus, and district meetings.

May participate in articulation and matriculation related activities.

May provide work direction to others.

Perform related duties as assigned.

E = Essential duties

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications for the discipline as approved by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors and defined in the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges handbook. The minimum qualifications for this discipline are as follows:

Master's in any field of engineering technology or engineering


Bachelor's degree in either of the above AND Master's degree in physics, mathematics, computer science, biological science, or chemistry,


Bachelor's degree in industrial technology, engineering technology or engineering AND a professional engineer's license

OR the equivalent*

OR possession of an appropriate California Community College Credential.

All coursework must be from a recognized accredited college or university.

* Applicants who do not meet the above-stated minimum qualifications must complete the Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency in order to be considered on the basis of possessing equivalent qualifications (equivalency). The Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency is available on our website at http://www.vcccd.edu/sites/default/files/files/departments/human-resources/supplemental_questionnaire_for_equivalency_03.05.15.pdf https://get.adobe.com/reader/. When completing the form, be sure to explain in detail how your qualifications are equivalent to the required minimum qualifications.

If the title of your degree as stated on your transcripts does not exactly match one of the degree titles listed in the minimum qualifications, you must complete the Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency. Do not assume that you do not need to submit a Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency because your degree is similar to a degree stated in the minimum qualifications. Degree titles that are not an exact match will not be considered outside of the equivalency process.

For further details regarding equivalency and the criteria by which equivalency may be granted, please click on the following link: http://www.boarddocs.com/ca/vcccd/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=83LDBP0DD9E5.

Supplemental Information:


Part-time classroom faculty are paid between $1,561 and $2,653 per semester per .1 load. Placement on the salary schedule is based on education and experience. Faculty may be assigned any combination of lecture, lab or lecture/lab classes. Following is an example of a 3 unit class:

3 hour per week lecture = .2 load

3 hour per week lecture/lab = .15 load

3 hour per week lab = .1333 load (Except for those listed on Appendix F of the VCCCD/AFT Contract calculated at 75% of regular load.)


$1,561 and $2,262 starting pay per semester per 10% load. Part-time faculty salaries are governed by the collective bargaining agreement between the VENTURA COUNTY FEDERATION OF COLLEGE TEACHERS, AFT, LOCAL 1828, AFL-CIO and the VENTURA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT. To review the contract, go to: http://www.vcccd.edu/departments/human_resources/contracts.shtml.

Please be aware that we will require verification of all part-time teaching experience for which you wish to receive credit toward placement on the salary schedule. You will have 30 days to provide verification upon receipt of the offer of employment. Verification must come from the human resources department and state the percentage of full-time-equivalent assignment you worked during the specified time period.

For more information about how salaries are determined for part-time faculty assignments, please click on the following link: http://www.vcccd.edu/sites/default/files/files/departments/human-resources/part-time_faculty_salary_explanation_version_7.pdf https://get.adobe.com/reader/.


All applicants, including previous and current VCCCD employees, must submit the following materials in order for their application to be considered. Failure to submit these materials will result in disqualification.

* Letter of Application: The letter of application must include date, your name, position and location for which you are applying. Your sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students must also be included. The letter should give the screening committee a better understanding of how you will contribute as a fully participating member of the VCCCD
* Completed Application for Academic Employment
* Resume
* Letters of recommendation (recommended, not required)
* Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency, if applicable (see minimum qualifications above)
* Complete official or unofficial college/university transcripts demonstrating attainment of minimum qualifications. Transcripts must show the degree title and the date the degree was conferred or the degree will not be considered for the purpose of determining if you meet minimum qualifications. If the qualifying degree has yet to be conferred and you expect to have the degree before you begin employment, you must submit transcripts that state the title of the degree you are working toward obtaining and indicate the anticipated completion date in your response to the associated supplemental question provided during the application process. Diplomas will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts. An official copy of your transcripts will be required upon being hired. Instructors will not be allowed to start working until official transcripts have been received.

NOTE: If you have completed coursework at a foreign institution that is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, you must include a full evaluation of the foreign transcript with your application materials if you wish for us to consider the coursework. To search for institutions that are recognized as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of Education, visit http://www.chea.org/4dcgi/chea/search/index.html?MenuKey=main or http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx. For a list of VCCCD-recognized organizations providing transcript evaluation services, visit http://www.naces.org/members.htm.


A screening committee will review and screen all applications and associated materials. Those candidates deemed by the committee to be most qualified for the position will be invited to an interview. When completing the application and the supplemental questions, it is important to outline in detail your education, training (classes, seminars, workshops), and experience. You will be evaluated based upon the information provided.

Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.

To apply, please visit http://apptrkr.com/1098547

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