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Computer Science Instructor - Full-time, Tenure-track

Employer
College of Marin
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 31, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Computer Science Instructor - Full-time, Tenure-track

Salary: $72,168.00 - $112,579.00 Annually
Closing Date: 8/25/2021
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Kentfield, CA

Description

NEXT SCREENING DATE: August 25, 2021Anticipated Start Date: Spring Semester 2022
COVID Announcement:
Due to COVID-19, applicants should be prepared that, if selected to interview for a position at the College, interviews will be held remotely.
NOTE: This position performs its duties on the Kentfield campus, so if not already residing within the Bay Area, the successful candidate must be willing to relocate.
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College of Marin is looking for Full-time Faculty who:
  1. advocate for students and have a student-centered approach to education;
  2. have the ability to inspire intellectual curiosity and academic excellence in their students;
  3. have a commitment to equity and social justice;
  4. have experience/commitment to educating basic skills, ESL, and generation 1.5 students;
  5. are willing to learn/use best practices and innovative pedagogies such as learning communities, and contextualized or collaborative learning;
  6. are committed to maximizing effective uses of technology in their teaching both in class or through distance education;
  7. are willing to work collaboratively;
  8. have experience with student learning outcomes assessment.


Essential Functions
Duties may include assignment in any Computer Science course, including, but not limited to: Introduction to Computer Programming; Programming in Java, C++, and Python; Discrete Mathematics; and Data Structures and Algorithms.

For FT Faculty positions, duties also include:

  • Provide effective classroom and laboratory instruction using methods and materials appropriate to the subject matter;
  • Prepare and evaluate all class assignments and examinations;
  • Advise, assist and evaluate student performance and learning outcomes;
  • Participate in program activities including curriculum development, evaluation and decision-making, program planning, new teaching and learning methods, and resource development;
  • Contribute to development of program policies and procedures;
  • Participate in college professional or shared governance committees and in departmental activities such as maintaining course outlines, program review, student learning outcomes assessment, other curricular development, etc.;
  • Maintain and post office hours;
  • Maintain and submit accurate student records in a timely manner as required;
  • Maintain currency and knowledge in assigned area of responsibility;
  • Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.


Requirements & Desirables

REQUIREMENTS
  1. A Master's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering; or
  2. A Bachelor's degree in either of the above AND a Master's in Mathematics, Cybernetics, Business Administration, Accounting or Engineering; or
  3. A Bachelor's degree in Engineering AND a Master's in Cybernetics, Engineering, Mathematics, or Business Administration; or
  4. A Bachelor's degree in Mathematics AND a Master's in Cybernetics, Engineering, Mathematics, or Business Administration; or
  5. A Bachelor's degree in any of the above AND a Master's degree in Information Science, Computer Information Systems, or Information Systems; or
  6. The equivalent*; and
  7. Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the campus community.
*If you feel that you qualify under equivalency, please provide the basis for this claim in your application where indicated (in the Agency Questions section) and submit supporting evidence where applicable (as an attachment). (Copies of applicable transcripts must accompany your application and all foreign credentials must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation in order for equivalency to be determined.)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (Desirable Attributes & Skills)
  • Classroom experience in the discipline including a strong background in multiple areas of computer science, including Data Structures and Algorithms, Computer Organization-Assembly Language, and expert knowledge in certain core programming languages such as C++, Java. and Python.
  • Competencies in curriculum and course development, teaching and learning theory, information resources, and assessing student learning outcomes; and, assisting student to develop critical thinking skills.
  • Familiarity with and willingness and ability to use multiple teaching methods, including computer based learning.
  • Ability and enthusiasm to use teaching methods to engage students and encourage them to be motivated self-learners.
  • Knowledge, training and experience with online pedagogy and technology.
  • Knowledge of and skill in use of computer technologies for educational purposes, including computer-based learning.
  • Commitment to the teaching profession, its goals and ideals, and enthusiasm for the mission of the College of Marin.
  • Understanding of contemporary equity and diversity concepts and issues in a community college setting.
  • Experience in developing equity focused practices and educational programming/curriculum with and for diverse student populations.
  • Evidence of commitment to professional growth and service which may include, but is not limited to, membership in professional organizations, presenting workshops, attending conferences or training, development of curriculum and instructional materials, membership in school/college committees or production of classroom-based research.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively and professionally with the campus community.

  • CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
    Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:
  • In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Status: All employees new to the District who access campuses or other District facilities, and/or participate in off-site work in-person for the District, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, prior to employment unless approved as exempt due to verified medical or religious reasons (as defined in federal or state laws and regulations).
  • California Education Code, Section 87408.6 requires persons employed by a community college in an academic or classified position to submit to a TB risk assessment developed by CDPH and CTCA and, if risk factors are present, an examination to determine that he or she is free of infectious TB; initially upon hire and every four years thereafter.
  • Certificated candidates who have not previously been employed in an academic position in California will be required to provide a medical certificate from a licensed physician showing that the candidate is free from any communicable disease unfitting the candidate to instruct or associate with students. The medical exam shall have been conducted not more than six months before submission of the certificate and shall be at the expense of the candidate. (Ed. Code Section 87408.6)
  • DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS: All Marin Community College District (MCCD) employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the MCCD requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. For more information, please see the MCCD Emergency Operations Plan.
  • Candidates applying for positions with the Marin Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.

  • REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
    The following documents must be attached to your application in order to render it complete. Use the Attachment Type indicated in parentheses when making your attachments.
  • Cover Letter (cover letter)
  • Resume (resume)
  • Complete copy of college transcript conferring Bachelor's degree (bachelor's transcript)
  • Complete copy of college transcript conferring Master's degree (master's transcript)
  • STATEMENT - Please provide a response to the following prompt (one page maximum; other):
  • College of Marin's commitment to educational excellence is rooted in providing equitable opportunities and fostering success for all members of our diverse community. Please describe how you would contribute to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for students from historically underrepresented and marginalized groups.
    (If you hold additional degrees beyond the Bachelor's and Master's level, please attach a copy of your transcript conferring these degrees as well. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application purposes, as long as they confer the degree and show the coursework taken and grades achieved. An official transcript would be required upon hire.)

    FOREIGN DEGREE HOLDERS:
    Foreign degree credentials must be evaluated by a third party to determine the equivalent U.S. degree and major. Please review the following points carefully to determine whether you must submit a Foreign Credential Evaluation (FCE) with your application. Evaluations should provide the name of the institution attended, a description of your credentials, the major of study, and the U.S. equivalent for each credential. For a list of evaluating agencies, visit the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
    • If you satisfy the minimum educational requirement with a degree that was granted in the U.S., but your previous degree(s) was obtained from a foreign institution, you do not need to attach a Foreign Credential Evaluation (FCE) for your previous degree(s). You must, however, attach a copy of a (translated) transcript for the previous degree. For additional clarification of acceptable transcripts, please contact Human Resources.
    • If your degree that satisfies the minimum educational requirement was obtained from a foreign institution, you must submit an FCE for that degree and any other foreign degrees leading up to it.
    • If you are asserting equivalence (see Minimum Qualifications for Faculty/Administrators (Download PDF reader) on the Human Resources web site) because your degree does not specifically match the minimum educational requirements as listed and any of your degrees was obtained outside the U.S., you must attach an FCE for your foreign degree(s).


    Supplemental & Salary Information
    BARGAINING UNIT & RETIREMENT PLAN
    UPM - Full-time Faculty:
    Employees in this position classification are represented by the United Professors of Marin (UPM/AFT 1610). Faculty members are required to comply fully with the United Professors of Marin Collective Bargaining Agreement, including payment of union dues or charitable contributions. General information regarding rights and responsibilities under the Agreement can be found in the Collective Bargaining Agreements section of our Human Resources site. Full-time UPM employees are also members of the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS).

    SALARY INFORMATION
    FLSA Status: Exempt Please refer to our Human Resources web site for salary schedules. Step 14 is the highest entering step for permanent teachers new to the District. Salary placement is non-negotiable and is dependent upon verified background and experience.
    SELECTION PROCESS
    Applications must include the documents listed in the Required Documents section to be rendered complete; incomplete applications will not be accepted. Screening will begin after the application deadline, and applicants will be notified of their status thereafter. Applicants selected to interview will be contacted to schedule an interview appointment with the screening committee, and those who are forwarded by the committee following the first interview may be invited for a second interview. Regrettably, College of Marin is not able to offer reimbursement for travel or relocation at this time.


    To apply: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/collegeofmarin/jobs/3163324/computer-science-instructor-full-time-tenure-track?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


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