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(Full-Time) Chemistry Instructor - Redding & Tehama Campuses

Posted by Tish on 02/23 at 02:31 PM

Job Title: (Full-Time) Chemistry Instructor - Redding & Tehama Campuses
Opening Date/Time:   Mon. 02/01/16 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time:   Thu. 03/17/16 4:30 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $44,318.00 - $80,653.00 Annually
Job Type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Shasta College - Main Campus - Redding, California

Full-time tenure track position to teach chemistry starting in the 2016-2017 school year at both the Redding and Tehama (located in Red Bluff) campuses.  Courses may be assigned during day, evening, and weekend periods.

General Responsibilities
Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of the regular/contract college instructor to teach classes, to participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs, courses, and other experiences that will directly result in the educational growth of the students and support advancement of the vision, mission, and values of the community college district.

CLASSIFICATION: Faculty position on the Faculty Salary Schedule.  Medical, dental and vision insurance provided at a share of cost.

SUPERVISOR: Dean of Science, Language Arts, & Mathematics or designee.

Specific Responsibilities
Responsibilities designated below are primary to the faculty role. Some of the listed professional responsibilities are examples of activities, which are part of the unique role of each faculty member and are reflective of their individual expertise and interests.
Classroom Responsibilities
• Meet classes/laboratories on days and times as assigned according to the current academic calendar.
• Develop and implement instruction for each class and laboratory period, consistent with the official
  course outline.
• Develop and distribute during the first week of class, a written syllabus for each course to communicate
  to students, course objectives, grading criteria and classroom policies.
• Demonstrate respect for student rights as specified in District policy and applicable laws.
• Submit requisitions for textbooks and instructional materials in a timely manner.
• Refer students to tutoring and related student services when appropriate.
• Supervise students in off-campus activities when participation is expected as part of a course
  requirement or where such supervision is part of the instructor’s load.
• Provide academic assistance and related services to students during scheduled office hours.
Evaluation of Students
• Return assignments and examination results in a timely fashion.
• Assign grades to students in the manner provided by District policy and administrative procedure and
  prescribed by the Education Code and Title V regulations of the State of California.
• Submit required administrative paperwork, including grade report forms, in a timely and accurate manner.
• Participate in the development and review of curriculum as directed.
• Participate in the development of alternative teaching modalities.
Professional Development
• Participate in required professional development activities.
• Continue to develop professional skills and up-to-date subject matter knowledge, potentially including
  participation in conferences and research activities.
• Participate in presenting staff development programs as needed.
Additional Responsibilities
• Schedule, announce to students in all classes, and maintain office hours.
• Attend and participate in department/division meetings.
• Participate in the process of shared governance through committee work of the department, division,
  college and/or district level; participate in other significant non-classroom college, district or community
• Keep official records required by District policy and administrative procedures and submit them in
  accordance with college procedures.
• Participate in supervision of student assistants and paraprofessionals as needed.
• Abide by departmental regulations concerning the proper use, care and security of college equipment
  and District property.
• Advise administration of unsafe conditions or potential hazards and recommend solutions.
• Provide administrators, chairs and coordinators with sample instruction materials as may be deemed
  necessary, such as examinations, lab projects or course syllabuses.
• Participate in advisory committee meetings as required.
• Report absences due to illness or for personal necessity to the dean or designated officer.
• Recommend purchases of instructional supplies and equipment as needed.
• Consult with supervising administrators on personnel needs; assist with position announcements,
  recruitment and screening/interviewing committees.
• Participate in the evaluation of regular faculty.
• Fulfill all obligations as established in the current collective bargaining agreement.
Master’s degree in chemistry OR bachelor’s degree in chemistry or biochemistry AND master’s degree in biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical physics, physics, molecular biology, or geochemistry OR the equivalent.
• Postsecondary teaching experience preferred.
• Experience using varied instructional delivery methods including web-enhanced learning.
• Commitment to provide instruction for students with diverse abilities; interpersonal qualities to work effectively and sensitively in a multicultural student environment.
• Ability to create a comfortable classroom environment, where respect for students, motivation, and high academic standards are honored.
• Knowledge of support services available to students and a commitment to encourage students to take advantage of those services.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Note: Applicants applying under “equivalency” must provide detailed written documentation explaining how their academic preparation is equivalent to the degrees listed.
Additional Information:
To be considered a candidate for this position, the applicant must submit the following materials:

Online Application with Additional Required Materials to be attached to application:
• Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
• Current resume
• College transcripts (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)
Internal applicants must also apply online and submit required materials for consideration.
After formal application has been made, all application materials will be screened.
Interviews will be by invitation only.
Interviews are held on campus. No Skype or phone interviews.

The District does not provide expense/travel reimbursement for 1st level interviews.

Placement on the Shasta College Salary Schedule is commensurate with previous education and experience.
• Starting Salary: $44,318 - $80,653/year
• Salary Range: $44,318 - $96,618/year
• $2,000/year doctorate differential
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance
• State Teachers Retirement System (STRS)

The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (“Shasta College”) does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

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