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Part-Time Interior Design AutoCAD Instructor (Pool)

Company: San Mateo County Community College District
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Part-Time Interior Design AutoCAD Instructor (Pool)San Mateo County Community College DistrictPosting Number: FDepartment: Human Resources DIST (DEPT)Location: Caada CollegePosition Number: PTF088Percentage of Full Time: VariesFLSA: Exempt (does not accrue overtime)Months per Year: otherIf other, please specify: Semester assignments as neededSalary Range: Placement on the adjunct faculty salary schedule is based upon education and credited experience. Pending any course assignment, initial placement can range as follows: Lab Course - $61.73 up to $84.26 per hour. Lecture Course - $71.87 up to $97.21.Note: Min Salary: Max Salary: Position Type: Part-Time Faculty, TemporaryWho We Are:The San Mateo County Community College District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the District's Strategic Plan, "success, equity, and social justice for our students are longstanding goals." The District's "Students First" Strategic Plan is focused on "Student Success, Equity and Social Justice." We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences - emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at San Mateo County Community College District, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners.The College and the District:The San Mateo County Community College District is home to Caada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. All three of our colleges are designated as Hispanic Serving Institutions enrolling approximately 33,000 students each academic year. San Mateo County Community College District has a diverse student population that is a reflection of the communities that it serves. Detailed information about the student population, including data related to student success, can be found on the San Mateo County Community College District's Educational Services & Planning website.Who We Want:We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps. An equity-minded individual is a person who already does or has demonstrated the desire to:(1) Understand the importance of holding ourselves accountable as educators for closing equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices;(2) Reframe inequities as a problem of practice and view the elimination of inequities as an individual and collective responsibility;(3) Encourage positive race-consciousness and embrace human difference;(4) Reflect on institutional and teaching practices and aim to make them more culturally responsive; and(5) Strategically build buy-in and participation among colleagues for equity-related initiatives.The San Mateo County Community College District seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals. All departments strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to create inclusive, integrated, and interdisciplinary learning experiences. College faculty are expected to be knowledgeable about, and willing to use, different learning and teaching methods appropriate to the students they serve.Your cover letter must include discussion of the following questions: What do you feel are the best strategies for supporting students who have been historically marginalized? Think of the most successful class you have taught. What were the key factors in creating that success for racially-minoritized and other underserved disproportionately disadvantaged students? How is your teaching approach culturally-responsive to the students you serve?The Position:The Colleges seek a part-time faculty member in Interior Design. The ideal candidate will share the Colleges' commitment to educating a racially and socioeconomically diverse student population.This position is a "pool" position meaning that openings may or may not be currently available. The District maintains a "pool" of applications for positions which are needed on an ongoing basis at Canada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. The advantage of "pool" positions is when a position becomes available, the Dean may immediately begin screening applications from the available pool of applicants without having to post a position and wait while the position is being advertised. Your application for this position will be kept current for a period of two years.Duties and Responsibilities:The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.1. Teach classes as assigned; possibly day, evening, and weekends, from the regular Interior Design Department curriculum2. Consult with students during regularly scheduled office hours3. Maintain expertise in current teaching and discipline technologies4. Perform other duties as required by contract, collective bargaining agreement, and general institutional needs5. Teach AutoCAD courses in the Interior Design programMinimum Qualifications: Possession of any Bachelor's degree AND two years of professional experience OR an Associate degree AND six years of professional experience OR the equivalent (see below)All coursework must be from an accredited college or university. Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff Ability to work as needed during the day, evenings, and weekendsPhysical Requirements:Equivalence to Minimum Qualifications:For persons applying for this position based on Equivalence, please answer the supplemental question on the online application indicating one or more of the following:Degree EquivalenceThe applicant possesses a degree(s) with similar content to those listed for the relevant discipline. The name of the degree is close to that specified on the Disciplines List but the degree either has a different title or area of expertise or the coursework is slightly different.Academic Background EquivalenceRelated to disciplines in which a Master's Degree is not generally expected or available. The applicant must have completed at least 24 semester units of coursework in the academic field and must possess at least the equivalent level of achievement and the equivalent in breadth, depth of understanding, and rigor in each of the following:i) a broad cultural education usually met by the general education requirements for any Bachelor's or Associate's Degree, andii) a detailed study of the discipline in breadth, depth, and rigor, usually met by course work required for the degree major.Professional Achievement EquivalenceThe applicant must have completed the General Education requirements for that degree and show evidence of outstanding professional achievement and/or substantial training in the requested field. The applicant must submit substantial evidence, which demonstrates that his/her preparation, teaching experience, work experience, and ability are equivalent to those expected from a person who meets the minimum qualifications.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:The screening committee will select for interview candidates from among those applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, give evidence of any or all of the following:1. Recent, successful experience in teaching college level courses in interior design2. Successful work experience in using AutoCAD 8 for the interior design field3. Knowledge of and work experience in the interiors industry (use of the latest version of AutoCAD in particular) and enthusiasm in sharing professional knowledge and experiences4. Knowledge of successful teaching techniques and teaching experience in the discipline, community college level preferred5. Recent successful experience in the development and update of interior design curriculum6. Understanding and commitment to the role and purpose of the community college and awareness of the philosophy and objectives of California Community Colleges7. Ability to use and develop teaching methods that emphasize cooperation and collaboration, and engage students actively in learning, encouraging them to become independent, creative learners with higher-order thinking skills8. Ability to organize and explain materials in ways appropriate to students with different abilities, levels of preparation, and cultural experiences9. Ability to organize and teach both theoretical and practical applications of the subject-matter in ways appropriate to students abilities10. Commitment to the SMCCCD goal of integrating writing skills across the curriculum11. Excellent communication skills and an understanding (both theory and practical) of the career options in the emerging field of interior design12. Ability to work with an interior design advisory board and business/industry..... click apply for full job details

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