Essential Functions: The ideal candidate will share Fresno City College's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. We currently enroll over 22,000 students in which 56% are Latinx, 10% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 5% are Black/African American, 22% are White, and 6% are multiracial. FCC is 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 join a department dedicated to the use of curriculum responsive to the students it serves. Under the direct supervision of the Dean of Instruction, Workforce Development - Career and Technology Center Division, and general direction of the Fire Technology Director, the instructor will perform the following:
Provide assistance in the California State Fire Marshal and the State board of fire services Accreditation process.
Have a working knowledge of the international accreditation process such as Pro board and IFSAC.
Understand long-term and strategic planning.
Be familiar with national and professional fire service standards.
Assist with general supervision and coordination for fire technology programs.
Assist in the development of the instructional schedule.
Recommend the purchase of supplies and equipment.
Ensure proper maintenance solutions of apparatus and equipment.
Assist in development of the annual budget.
Assist with the recruitment, screening, interviewing, and evaluating of faculty applicants.
Conduct evaluations of adjunct faculty.
Participate in program review, including student learning outcome development and assessment, to improve student learning;
Ensure an excellent on-going level of performance as well as rigorous evaluation and consistent quality of training and standards.
Assist in the advising and registration of students.
Assist in the development and improvement of curriculum and courses.
Create, provide, and support innovative programs and initiatives, while also maintaining regulatory compliance.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Instruct in current fire service method and technologies to pre-service and in-service fire personnel.
Use up-to-date technology, provide instruction in the degree and certificate program and fire academies consistent with fire technology curriculum requirements and standards.
Work cooperatively with the Fire Technology advisory committee and fire service related agencies and organizations.
As directed, represent the college at conferences, workshops, and job fairs.
Be an active participant on college and community committees.
Assignments may include evenings and/or weekends depending on the needs of the program.
Masters degree in any discipline taught at the college or in adult learning theory and two years of closely related experience;
A valid California Community College Credential;
The equivalent education and/or experience (requires an equivalency).
All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.
Five years of full-time paid professional fire related experience with a background in teaching basic firefighter skills IAW National Standards, Fire Technology, and California State Fire Marshal courses.
Experience in online and hybrid teaching environment AND possess an online teaching certification OR equivalent.
Possess or qualify to be a California State Fire marshal registered instructor.
Possess a valid Class B or Class C with Firefighter endorsement California Drivers License.
Experience working with students of various cultural backgrounds.
Recent experience working with African American, Latinx, Native American, and other racially minoritized students in the classroom, and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusions of these groups in higher education shape patterns of participation and outcomes.
Willingness to examine and re-mediate ones instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students.
Experience and skill with addressing issues of equity in the classroom.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students and staff.
Posses substantial educational, work related, and professional experience.
Significant experience working in a fast paced team environment.
Potential for contribution to institutional vitality and growth.
Knowledge of the community college and its missions and goals.
Conditions of Employment: 224 duty days.
Salary and Benefits: Salary is $72,540 $109,209 based on education and experience. A doctoral stipend of $2,021 is available. In addition, the District offers an attractive fringe benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee and dependents, and life insurance. Employees are also members of the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS).
Selection Procedure: Applications will be screened by Human Resources for completeness and to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.From the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement, a selection committee will review the candidates who are best qualified based on the minimum and desirable qualifications then determine who will be invited to interview.The selection committee will rate responses to the interview questions, teaching demonstration, and writing prompt (if applicable). Based on this rating, a small number of applicants will be selected as the recommended candidates. These candidates will be forwarded to the Vice President of Instruction and College President for final interviews.A hiring recommendation will be made by the College President and forwarded to the Board of Trustees of State Center Community College District for final approval.State Center Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. It is our pledge to treat all applicants fairly and equitably in the recruitment and selection process. We endeavor to be a service-minded organization and respond to the needs of our applicants.For more information, contact the Academic Human Resources Office, 1171 Fulton St Fresno, California, 93721, (559) 243-7100. For information on Fresno City College or State Center Community College District, visit our website at www.scccd.edu. Please refer to Position No. FFTS-COR (2723).Submission of application and related materials is the applicants responsibility and must be submitted through the districts online applicant portal. The District reserves the right to re-advertise or to delay indefinitely the filling of a position if it is deemed that the applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available. All application materials are subject to verification. False statements may be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.
Additional Information: This is a full-time tenure track position. The District may fill one or more positions from this pool.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:www.scccd.edu
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