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Instructor Computer Science
Coast Community College District in the Costa Mesa, California
 
 
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Date Posted 12/15/2018
Category
Faculty-Science-Computer Science
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline 02/08/2019
 
 
 
 
 
SALARY: $4,366.17 - $10,409.25 Monthly 
$52,394.00 - $124,911.00 Annually 
OPENING DATE: 12/14/18
CLOSING DATE: 02/08/19 11:59 PM
DEFINITION:
POSITION BACKGROUND:
Orange Coast College (OCC) is seeking a full-time, equity-minded, tenure-track faculty member in Computer Science commencing with the 2019 fall semester. The primary teaching assignment involves all areas of Computer Science. This assignment also includes curriculum and program development, participation in department, division, college committees, and participatory governance activities, assuming leadership roles both within the department and in the institution as a whole; collaboration across disciplines and the leveraging of student support resources; and participation in ongoing professional development.
 
The assignment may be day, evening, weekend, online, hybrid, or off-campus and is subject to change as needed. The ideal candidate for this position embraces the overall mission of Orange Coast College and the Coast Community College District, with a clear, focused commitment to supporting individualized student and employee goals through the work of Computer Science.
 
The Computer Science department shares OCC's commitment to equitable outcomes; inclusive practices; and racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity. Ideal candidates for this position share OCC's devotion to educating and improving the lives of our representative student, employee, and community populations. We currently enroll 21,498 students, the majority of whom are from racially minoritized populations:35% of OCC's students are Latinx, 31% are White, 23% are Asian, 6% are multiracial, 2% are African-American, and less than 1% Native American. Faculty have the opportunity to enhance their classroom methods during two professional development days during the academic year, which include learning sessions like "Digital Accessibility," "Basic Skills: Helping Students Help Themselves," and "Taking a Skills-Based Approach to Teaching College Students." Student-centered activities that support OCC's mission include campus-wide student success projects funded by the Office of Student Equity; partnerships with local Hispanic Serving four-year institutions; active programs that work to improve the academic achievement of racially minoritized students, such as PUENTE and UMOJA; Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) and Disabled Student Program and Services (DSPS).

Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  1. Provide instruction in Computer Science in accordance with established course outlines.
  2. Provide leadership in the development and revision of the Computer Science curriculum.
  3. Participate in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; participate in and develop programs to measure student performance.
  4. Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter areas.
  5. Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
  6. Fulfill the professional responsibilities of a full-time faculty member including, but not limited to the following: teach all scheduled classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy; follow the department course outlines; keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and progress; submit student grades according to established deadlines; post and maintain scheduled office hours; participate in departmental meetings and college and/or district-wide activities and committees as assigned.
  7. Demonstrate a commitment to:
    • Teaching any of the Computer Science courses offered at OCC-Java, C++ and Python programming, Computer Architecture, Software Engineering, and Computer Theory.
    • Strengthening the Computer Science Transfer sequence.
  8. Collaborate with fellow faculty members in the program- and course-level curriculum development.
  9. On an ongoing basis, learn and teach a wide variety of new Computer Science courses.
  10. Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methodologies and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions.
  11. The assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and online sections.
QUALIFICATIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must meet one of the following qualifications under (1) through (7):
    1. Valid California Community College instructor credential, appropriate to the subject, per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990); OR
    2. Master's degree from an accredited institution in computer science or computer engineering; OR
    3. Bachelor's degree in any of the above AND a Master's degree in mathematics, cybernetics, business administration, accounting or engineering from an accredited institution; OR
    4. Bachelor's in engineering AND Master's in cybernetics, engineering, mathematics, or business administration; OR
    5. Bachelor's degree in mathematics AND Master's in cybernetics, engineering, mathematics, or business administration; OR
    6. Bachelor's degree in any of the above AND a master's degree in information science, computer information systems, or information systems
    7. Orpossess a combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent to the above. Candidates making an application on the basis of equivalency must submit an Application for Equivalency in addition to all other required materials. Please see Additional Information below to determine if you need to submit an Application for Equivalency.
  • Evidence of responsiveness to, and understanding of the racial, ethnic, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic, academic and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.
  • Ability to contribute to campus and district-wide professional responsibilities and activities.
  • Ability to complement existing staff, student and community demographics in terms of professional and personal skills.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Three years of teaching experience in C++, Java, and Python at the college level.
  • Non-teaching experience in computer programming, systems design, and implementation.
  • Experience in curriculum and new program development.
  • Successful teaching experience with diverse student populations in a post-secondary institution.
  • Adaptability to teaching assignments in varying time sequences and/or online.
  • Evidence of interest in serving on campus committees.
  • Experience in working collaboratively with colleagues, administrators, and staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
For a full-time, two-semester position a maximum starting range of $52,394 to $89,326 is offered, based on the 2018-2019 salary schedule of $52,394 to $124,911. In addition, an annual stipend of $3,056 is offered for possession of an earned doctorate from an accredited institution. The District provides medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee and eligible dependents and life insurance for the employee.
 
  • Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
  • The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Coast Community College District policies, procedures, and Title IX. (Reference: BP/AP 5910 )
  • The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing equity and inclusion goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
 
The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m., February 8, 2019. Application materials must be electronically submitted online at http://www.cccd.edu/employmentIncomplete applications and application materials submitted by mail will not be considered.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Reference AP 7120C – A complete application may include, but not be limited to, the following:
  • A complete Coast Community College District Online Employment Application.
  • Responses to Supplemental Questions (please provide clear and detailed responses, as they will be carefully evaluated to determine the most qualified candidate(s) to be invited for an interview; please do not paste your resume, put "see resume" or "N/A", or leave blank).
  • cover letter outlining your education and experience relevant tho this position (upload as a separate attachment - PDF recommended).
  • current resume or curriculum vitae (upload as a separate attachment - PDF recommended)
  • Equivalency Request Form and supporting documentation, if applicable.
    • How to determine if you need Equivalency? Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements as stated in the job posting, but feel they have a combination of education and experience that would be equivalent to the state minimum qualifications, must attach a completed Application for Equivalency Form (which can be downloaded at www.cccd.edu/employment) to their online application, along with supporting documents, in addition to all other required materials.
  • Documents not requested in the job announcement will not be considered.
 
Submit application online at:
http://www.cccd.edu/employment
Coast Community College District – Human Resources
1370 Adams Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
 
Individuals who need reasonable accommodations in accordance with ADA should notify the Human Resources Office for assistance or call 714.438.4714.
 
 
 SELECTION PROCEDURE
  1. All online applications received by the deadline date will be screened to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement. Please note: Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.
  2. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and who are also deemed to possess the highest degree of desirable qualifications will be invited discuss their qualifications in an interview at the college. If any travel is required for an applicant to participate in person during the interview process, this will be done so at the candidate's own expense. During the campus visit, each candidate will be interviewed and may be asked to conduct a short teaching demonstration/presentation on a previously announced topic as well as participate in a writing exercise and/or hands-on practical.
  3. The search committee will rate the candidate's responses to the interview questions, the demonstration/presentation, and the applicable writing exercises and/or hands-on practical demonstration.
  4. Based on this rating, a number of candidates will be recommended to move forward and will be invited to the campus for a second level interview.
  5. The campus President will make the final recommendation for employment to the Board of Trustees.
  6. The successful candidate will be offered the position and placed on the current salary schedule based on their education and experience.
  7. The start date will be determined by the hiring manager depending on the needs of the campus and the conditions of employment as posted in the job announcement/recruitment.
 
EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION
  • To be considered in the initial committee review, all materials requested in this vacancy notice must be received no later than the filing deadline. Submission of all application materials is the responsibility of the applicant.
  • The District does not contact nor employ outside agencies or headhunters to assist us in the recruitment process for our vacant positions.
  • Applicants wishing to apply for more than one position must submit separate application materials for each desired position.
  • During the interview process, consideration will be given to factors in addition to education and experience, including but not limited to: professional development, ability to work with others, and commitment to meet student needs.
  • Applicants who are eliminated from consideration will be notified by email. All applicants are requested to provide an email address in their online application. Candidates should not expect official notification of the status of their candidacy until the Board of Trustees has acted upon the College's recommendation for employment.
  • The District reserves the right to contact the current or most recent employer and to investigate past employment records of applicants selected for interviews.
  • The District reserves the right to extend the deadline, re-advertise the position or delay filling this position based on the needs of the District and the student population we serve.
  • The College does not return materials submitted in the application for a position. (Copies of original supporting documents are acceptable).
  • Official transcripts will be requested by Human Resources during the 'new hire' process
 
The Coast Community College District is a multi-college district that includes Coastline
Community College, Golden West College, and Orange Coast College. The three colleges offer programs in a transfer, general education, occupational/technical education, community services, and student support services. Coastline, Golden West and Orange Coast Colleges enroll more than 60,000 students each year in more than 300 degree and certificate programs. Since its founding in 1947, the Coast Community College District has enjoyed a reputation as one of the leading community college districts in the United States. Governed by a locally elected Board of Trustees, the Coast Community College District plays an important role in the community by responding to needs of a changing and increasingly diverse population.
 
THE COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
The Coast Community College District is committed to employing qualified administrators/managers, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to student learning and success. The Board recognizes that diversity in the academic environment fosters awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students. The Board is committed to hiring and staff development processes that support the goals of equal opportunity and diversity, and, equal consideration for all qualified candidates. The District does not discriminate unlawfully in providing educational or employment opportunities to any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

 

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