Fire Technology/EMT Instructor - FT Tenure-track (In
$68,288.00 - $117,363.00 Annually
Full-time, Tenure-track Faculty
Indian Valley Campus (Novato) - In Person,
DATE: Spring Semester 2023
This position performs its duties primarily on the
Indian Valley (Novato) campus, so if not already residing within
the Bay Area, the successful candidate must be willing to
Please review the Required Application Documents
section below to ensure that you are attaching everything
Due to COVID-19 applicants should be prepared that, if selected to
interview for a position at the College, interviews may be held
College of Marin's Fire Technology program offers the
following courses and certificate programs:
FIRE 110 - Introduction
to Fire Technology
FIRE 255 -
Wildland Fire Fighting
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
FIRE 215 - Advanced First Aid/First
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
FIRE 112 - Emergency Medical Technician 1
FIRE 120A - Emergency Medical Technician-1 Refresher A
FIRE 120B - Emergency Medical Technician-1 Refresher
The Emergency Medical Technician Training Course certificate meets
the requirements of the California Health and Safety Code for basic
EMT-1 training, approved by Marin County Emergency Medical Service
Agency. The official EMT-1 Certificate is issued by the National
Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. The students have two
years from the time of the class completion to apply and test for
the National Registry.
College of Marin is looking for Full-time Faculty
Advocate for students and have a student-centered approach to
Have the ability to inspire intellectual curiosity and academic
excellence in their students;
Have a commitment to equity and social justice;
Have experience/commitment to educating basic skills, ESL,
generation 1.5 students, underrepresented minorities, students with
disabilities, and veterans;
Are willing to learn/use best practices and innovative
pedagogies such as learning communities, and contextualized or
Are committed to maximizing effective uses of technology in
their teaching both in class or through distance education;
Are willing to work collaboratively and contribute to a
collegial culture of professional excellence;
Have experience teaching, training, coaching and/or mentoring
College of Marin strives to embrace diversity in all forms; it
strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open,
enlightened and productive environment and demonstrates sensitivity
to and respect for a diverse population.
COM serves a county population of approximately 250,000 residents.
Based on 2020-2021 academic year credit enrollment data, the
diversity of students at the college includes greater
representation than the county with regards to enrollment by
Hispanic/Latino (30% of enrollment), Asian (7%), Black/African
American (3%), and Multi-racial (6%) students.
College of Marin is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate in employment on the basis of, or perception of, race,
ethnic group identification, ancestry, color, religion, age, sex,
national origin, sexual orientation, physical disability, mental
disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital
status, medical condition, genetic information, genetic condition,
status as a veteran, and is subject to Title IX of the Education
Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as
amended, Civil Rights Act of 1991, Americans With Disabilities Act
of 1990, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. In
accordance with Executive Order 11246 (as amended), COM is an Equal
FOREIGN DEGREE HOLDERS
Applicants Who Hold Degrees Obtained Outside the
Please see the Foreign Degree Holder section below
to ensure that you are attaching a foreign credential evaluation if
All faculty members
must be available to provide instruction in the classroom, in
person. Please note that the College does not offer online-only
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
Participate in program activities including curriculum development,
evaluation and decision-making, program planning, new teaching and
learning methods, and technological enhancements, and resource
Contribute to development of program policies and procedures.
Lead and participate in regular industry advisory committees.
Collaborate and consult with industry and other external partners
to support program compliance, growth, and innovation.
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.
Support student success outside the classroom by advising students
on academic and career matters; assisting in outreach and
articulation with high schools, four-year colleges and
universities; and/or connecting to appropriate resources.
Maintain and post office hours.
Maintain and submit accurate student records in a timely manner as
Work with peers in higher education, and where appropriate,
business and industry to maintain currency of instructional
Maintain currency and knowledge in assigned area of responsibility
and participate in professional development, including FLEX
Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and
May serve as program coordinator, the duties of which include, but
are not limited to:
Requirements & Desirables
Any Bachelor's degree and two years of professional
experience in the field OR any Associate's degree
and six years of professional experience in the field;
Current, valid California State Fire Marshal certifications for
Firefighter I, Firefighter II; and
Current, valid certification as a California State Fire
Training (SFT) Instructor in the subject that will be taught;
Background in fire suppression;
The equivalent*; and
Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic
backgrounds of community college students and the campus
*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.)
- Administer all elements required to support the delivery,
growth, and success of the Fire Technology/EMT training program and
- Coordinate with the Department Chair and Dean on program
- Provide leadership and recommendations for programmatic courses
of action including: community partnerships, program specialty
additions or revisions, including certificates and degrees.
- Coordinate all clinical and field activities related to the
- Assure all aspects of the Fire Technology/EMT training program
are in compliance and ensure program maintains standards of
excellence that support student success.
- Support development of fiscal budget, locate vendors, evaluate
and determine supplies & equipment needs.
- Maintain program-required subject-area competency and
credentials and ensure continued compliance for all program
- Participate in selection of qualified faculty for the
- Coordinate at least one annual advisory committee, including
agenda and material preparation in partnership with the Dean and
Career Education staff.
- Assist with recruitment of students for the program.
- Assist the Program Administrator of Allied Health with
- Mentor and orient new and existing faculty.
- Participate in grants and project proposals.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Desirable Attributes
Beyond the Minimum Qualifications, the following teaching
competencies are desirable:
Classroom experience in the discipline.
Expertise in Fire Technology/EMT.
Competencies in curriculum and course development, teaching and
learning theory, information resources, and assessing student
learning outcomes; and, assisting students to develop critical
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
Interest in and/or ability to use relevant and modern
technology in the classroom, including videoconferencing and
Commitment to the teaching profession, its goals and ideals,
and enthusiasm for the mission of the College of Marin.
Understanding equity as the recognition of historical and
systemic disparities in opportunity and outcomes and providing the
resources necessary to address those disparities
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
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
Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively and
professionally with the campus community.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
- A Bachelor's degree in Fire Technology, Fire Science, Public
Administration, or Forest Management.
- Certification as a California Fire Officer and/or Chief
- Five (5) years of experience as a professional
- An understanding of the National Wildfire Coordinating Group
(NWCG) certification system. California Fire Service Training and
Education System (CFSTES) Certification and Fire Service Training
and Education Program (F-STEP) programs and related
- Successful full-time, paid experience in the Fire Service as a
Company Officer or higher.
- Excellence in teaching (enthusiasm, knowledge of subject
matter, student motivational skills, diverse teaching methods to
address a variety of learning styles).
- Ability to communicate clearly with a diverse community, both
orally and in writing.
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.
To ensure compliance with the substance abuse and background
screening policies of the District's allied health care facilities
and hospitals, post-offer, pre-employment drug screening and
background checks may be conducted. Thereafter, health sciences
faculty members shall be subject to drug testing and background
screening in accordance with clinical affiliate agreements, which
may vary by site.
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)
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.
College of Marin serves an increasingly diverse student body
and is committed to equity-minded, innovative instruction that
supports each student's ability to reach their academic and career
goals. Please discuss the equity-minded approaches you take and
methods you use in a learning or training environment to ensure
your students/recruits feel included, engaged, challenged, and
FOREIGN DEGREE HOLDERS:
- Cover Letter (cover letter)
- Resume (resume)
- Complete copy of transcript conferring Bachelor's and/or
Associate's degree (transcript). If you hold both degrees,
please attach both transcripts, and if you hold additional degrees,
please attach the transcripts for those as well.
- Copy of Firefighter certification (license)
- Copy of current State Fire Instructor (SFT) certification
- STATEMENT - Please provide a response to the
following prompt (one page maximum; other):
Where applicable, foreign degree credentials must be evaluated
by a third party to determine the equivalent U.S. degree and
. 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
Supplemental & Salary Information
- 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
- 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).
This is a full-time, tenure-track position. The teaching assignment
could include day, evening, and weekend classes on the Indian
Valley (Novato) campus, Kentfield campus, online or other
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).
Please refer to the United Professors of Marin (UPM/AFT)
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.
Applications must include the documents listed in the Required
Application Documents section to be rendered complete; incomplete
applications will not be accepted. Once a screening has taken
place, applicants will be notified of their status. 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 will be
invited for a second interview. Regrettably, College of Marin is
not able to offer reimbursement for travel or relocation at this
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