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Long Beach Community College District
  • Position Number: 1769494
  • Location: Long Beach, CA
  • Position Type: Engineering - Civil and Environmental

Engineering Instructor

Location: Job Type:
Department: Job Number: A20-09
Closing: 2/18/2020

Engineering Instructor

Salary: $66,009.10 - $98,374.43 Annually
Location: Both Liberal Arts Campus & Pacific Coast Campus, CA
Job Type: Full-Time
Department: Mathematics & Engineering
Job Number: A20-09
Closing: 2/18/2020 4:00 PM Pacific

The Long Beach Community College District is looking to hire one (1) full-time tenure track EngineeringInstructor commencing with the 2020 fall semester. The primary teaching assignment involves instructing Engineering courses such as Introduction to Engineering, Graphics, Electrical Circuits, Statics, and Computer Methods and may also include mathematics courses as needed.This position is designed to provide curriculum and program development to assist the Department's degree and certificates awards through improving and expanding the engineering courses. The assignment also includes working with other departments and transfer colleges to develop articulation pathways and career and training opportunities.The faculty member is required to participate in department, division, and the college's shared governance committees.This position requires the faculty member to collaborate across disciplines and leverage resources to support an active student-success oriented experience which includes "hands-on" practical learning activities.In addition, it will require participation in ongoing professional development.

The teaching assignment may be at our beautiful Liberal Arts campus, state of the art Pacific Coast campus or other college teaching locations. Assignment may be day, evening, weekend, on-line and are subject to change as needed.Long Beach City College seeks applicants that are committed to student-focused learning, closing equity gaps, creating diverse learning opportunities, and using data-informed decision making to drive instruction and student success.

AtLong Beach City College, we celebrate equity, diversity and ensure a positiveand inclusive working environment for all college students, faculty, staff, and administrators. Webelieve diversity fosters awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and providessuitable role models for our students. We are committed to the principles of equal employmentopportunity and to hiring qualified applicants who are dedicated to student learning andsuccess.

Long Beach City College is committed to providing equitable student learning and achievement, academic excellence, and workforce development by delivering high-quality educational programs and support services to our diverse communities. We are Purposeful, Focused, Nurturing, Connected and Respectful.
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    All candidates must demonstrate
    Evidence of a sensitivity, understanding, and ability to manage the classroom environment AND effectively provide instruction to community college students of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.

    Candidates must also meet one of the following qualifications under 1 - 5.
    1. A Master's degree in any field of engineering.
    2. A Bachelor's degree in any field of engineering AND a Master's degree in mathematics, physics, computer science, chemistry or geology.
    3. A Bachelor's degree in any field of engineering with a professional engineer's license is an alternative qualification for this discipline.
    4. Possess a valid California Community College instructor credential, specific to the discipline, per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990).
    5. Possess a combination of education and professional experience that is equivalent to the above. Candidates making an application on the basis of equivalency must submit a Supplemental Equivalency Application (Download PDF reader) in addition to all other required materials.

  • Evidence of an ability to address and adapt to the instructional needs of varying student levels, using a variety of innovative, culturally relevant and responsive teaching strategies to encourage retention and student success in a wide range of Engineering courses.
  • 20 or more semester units of upper-division or graduate courses in Mathematics or Statistics.
  • Ability and/or willingness to design an effective learning environment through a variety of innovative instructional strategies or technologies in order to maximize student success.
  • Teaching experience at the community college level and a commitment to the mission of the community college.
  • Ability to engage students with hands-on activities.
  • Strong academic achievement in either graduate-level mathematics or engineering.
  • Participation in decision making efforts, both at the department and college-wide level that may involve assuming a leadership role.
  • Ability to work well with colleagues, to be innovative, and to see tasks through to completion.
  • Two years of recent experience working in the engineering field.
  • A desire to be a part of and an ability to contribute creatively to the development and growth of a learning environment involving science, technology engineering, and math (STEM), including career and technical education (CTE) programs.
  • Possess a working knowledge of student learning outcomes assessment and the ability to create and revise curriculum, and to develop instructional materials.
  • Working knowledge of engineering standards and software currently used in the engineering field.
  • Experience in designing and running instructional hands-on engineering laboratory experiments.
  • Evidence of participation in student success initiatives in a post-secondary setting.
  • Evidence of an ability to self-reflect and respond to an evidence-based assessment of student learning.
  • Evidence and ability to apply scientific and mathematics knowledge to create solutions for various technical problems.
  • Experience in the production and design of products and/or systems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

    The College seeks candidates who exhibit an understanding and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a passion for commitment to student success. The position encompasses the following professional responsibilities and competencies:

  • Assume leadership roles both within the department and in the institution as a whole.
  • Commitment to serving the needs of the student, department, college, and community.
  • Collaboration across disciplines and utilization of student support resources.
  • Participation in department, division, college committees, and participatory governance activities.
  • Participation in curriculum and program development.
  • Work collegially and collaboratively within the college community.
  • Participation in ongoing professional development.

  • Ability to create a dynamic learning environment that values instructor/student interaction.
  • Ability to effectively engage with and facilitate authentic learning for students of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences.
  • Ability to adapt teaching pedagogy to the knowledge of each individual and class.
  • Ability to self-reflect and respond to an evidence-based assessment of student learning.
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to integrating new technologies into the learning process, including but not limited to interactive technologies for on-campus and on-line courses.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

    Additional Information

    Long Beach City College only considers complete applications for employment. All application materials must be electronically submitted and uploaded by the applicant by the application deadline. Applications are initially screened for completeness and State Minimum Qualifications. Complete applications are forwarded to the Department hiring committee for further review.

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    A complete application includes:
  • A Long Beach Community College District Online Application.
  • A cover letter outlining your education and experience relevant to this position.
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • A list of three references, including current addresses and telephone numbers of both colleagues and supervisors.
  • ALL lower and upper-divisiontranscripts, showing school name, all college coursework, degree title and conferral date. Transcripts can be official or unofficial and must be submitted as an attachment. The conferral date must be on or before the application deadline in order to meet Minimum Qualifications.
  • Transcripts from countries other than the United States must be evaluated by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Service (NACES).
  • Applicants who do not meet the StatewideMinimum Qualifications (Download PDF reader)for this discipline verbatim are required to submit aSupplemental Equivalency Application (Download PDF reader).

  • Application deadline: 02/18/2020 at 4PM
  • Application screening:02/21/2020 - 03/6/2020
    Applications are initially screened for completeness and Minimum Qualifications.

    Complete applications are forwarded to the Department hiring committee for further review.
  • Application status update: 03/12/2020 - 03/17/2020
  • First level interview:03/24/2020 - 04/03/2020
  • Final interview: tentatively planned for:Week of 4/13/2020

    Individuals whorequire reasonable accommodations in the Application or Examination Processin accordance with ADA should notify the Human Resources Office at least two days prior to the closing date, by calling (562) 938-4372.

    The Long Beach City College is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and equity-minded hiring practices. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunities and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, gender, color, language, accent, citizenship status, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics.

    We currently have the privilege of serving approximately 35,490 students, the majority of whom are students of color. Of our student population, 55% are Hispanic/Latino, 16% are White, 14% are African American, 1% are American Indian/ Alaska Native and 13% are Asian/Pacific Islander/Filipino. An ideal candidate will demonstrate cultural competency and enthusiasm in serving the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial, and cultural backgrounds of community college student populations, including students with differing abilities (physical and/or learning).

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