Santa Rosa Junior College

Salary: $69,219.00 – $97,190.00 Annually

Job Type:

Job Number: 20-9

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Department: Work Experience

Closing: 2/10/2021 11:59 PM Pacific


FILING DEADLINE: Wednesday February 10th, 2021
It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are submitted by the filing deadline to be given consideration.


  • Salary Range: $69,219-$97,190 (2020/21 Faculty Salary Schedule); teaching experience, other related professional experience, and academic degrees determine salary placement on a schedule that is competitive with other California Community Colleges. Contracted salary is for 177 days per year (August through May) as specified in the All Faculty Association Contract, Article 8. AFA Contract – Articles
  • Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive benefit package which includes health & welfare (medical/dental/vision/life/long-term disability) benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
  • Housing Assistance: Reduced fees for mortgage loans and real estate services may be available to the candidate selected for this position (contact Human Resources for more information).

We are seeking equity-minded faculty who are committed to educating our diverse student population. SRJC supports equal access for all students, multi-ethnic global perspectives, and cultural competencies. We value diversity that supports honesty and integrity in an environment of collegiality and mutual respect and compassion that includes civic engagement opportunities that contribute to real world problem solving and empathy to identify the challenges and address the needs of others. Candidates must have demonstrated instructional skills to join our outstanding team of faculty, staff and administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students.

This is a full-time, continuing contract position in the Work Experience Department at Santa Rosa Junior College, beginning Fall Semester, August 2021. This position is assigned to the Petaluma Campus (20%) and the Santa Rosa Campus (80%). Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.

Santa Rosa Junior College is an institution that has been a part of the community for more than 100 years, located in Sonoma County, California. Sonoma County is rich in history, beauty, and culture; it is one of the finest places to live on Earth. Over 1.7 million students have attended SRJC in its more than 100-year history, many of whom are drawn to the college for its academic excellence, superb faculty and staff, comprehensive student services and beautiful grounds. At SRJC, we value learning that includes:

  • Excellent and innovative instruction and support services;
  • A learning- and learner-centered environment;
  • A welcoming physical environment;
  • Equity-minded faculty and staff with a caring and supportive attitude among faculty and staff;
  • Access to programs and courses that lead to transfer and/or gainful employment.
  • Access to lifelong learning opportunities

SRJC is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism. We are a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community and supporting of all diverse groups. In 2019 and 2020, SRJC received the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. This award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. SRJC was the only California Community College recipient of this award. The ideal candidate will share SRJC's commitment to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages the whole person.
Video Overview of Santa Rosa Junior College

Essential Functions

This position is 80% at the Santa Rosa campus, and 20% at the Petaluma campus. SRJC offers courses at two campuses, located in Santa Rosa and Petaluma, as well as multiple satellite locations within the district, including on-line. Please note the district reserves the right of assignment to any location, and that assignments could involve any combination of day or evening classes and weekends with weekly office hours being mandatory. Instructors assume responsibility for maintaining currency in the field, for updating existing courses and developing new curricula (including courses that serve community needs, such as short, non- credit, or online courses), assisting in the assessment of student learning outcomes, participating in department activities and other college service such as committee work, managing laboratories, and participating in community outreach on behalf of the college. For faculty job duties, please go to the Article 17: Job Descriptions of the AFA Contract at h ttp:// (Download PDF reader).

Here are the essential functions of the Work Experience position:
A. Student Contact-Related Duties for Work Experience Faculty: Examples may include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Facilitates application of the department's 21st century Work Experience and Internship curriculum to student work sites.
2. Refines, affirms, and evaluates work-based student learning objectives in consultation with employers. 3. Prepares, arranges, and conducts timely student work site visits with assigned students and employers. 4. Facilitates dialogue between students and employers to reinforce and evaluate work-based learning.
5. Links classroom learning to student work sites in the community by offering structured experiences that enable students to earn academic credit.
6. Confers individually with and advises students in matters related to their academic, career, and personal needs.
7. Develops and presents orientations, seminars, and other instructional materials to facilitate student, employer, and faculty success.
8. Confers with students on individual job skills assessment and career opportunities relevant to the workplace.
9. Develops and offers instructional programs that advise students of current and future employment trends.
10. Identifies and promotes to students the job skills necessary to succeed with local, regional, state, national, and global employers.
11. Updates information related to seminars, websites, and online activities as course curriculum and Title 5 regulations change.
12. Meets with students at established times and by appointment or drop-in.
13. Provides liaison and outreach with other departments, employers, and community resources to establish relationships and promote student success.
14. Ensures student work-site safety and legitimacy within the reasonable expertise of instructors and/or coordinators per Title 5.
15. Refers students to District and community resources, as appropriate.
16. Maintains currency with regional and state codes of regulations that directly affect all Work Experience courses and updates District curriculum to reflect those changes.
17. Solicits and evaluates student feedback to ensure student access, persistence, retention, and success in achieving certificates, degrees, and transfer, as well as the development of job skills assessment and career opportunities in a changing workplace.
18. Analyzes student feedback data and implements course improvements through faculty consensus.
19. Maintains and submits records of student contact as required by the department, District guidelines, and Title 5 regulations.
20. Develops and disseminates marketing materials to expand student and employer awareness and credibility for Work Experience courses and services.

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTIONThe Work Experience Department is part of the Career Hub, and oversees several SRJC courses: Work Experience, Internship, and Community Involvement. Our goal is to link classroom learning with on-the-job experiences, providing students with 21st century skills, also known as “soft skills”, as well as, employment skills, career knowledge, and the ability to set goals and assess work-related learning outcomes. Our courses provide work-based learning opportunities and transferable college credit. Because students work in virtually every type of business and organization, we utilize instructors with a wide variety of backgrounds and educational specialties. Instructors work one-on-one with students at the job site to create and evaluate performance on work-based learning objectives. Travel required with reimbursement for gasoline.
Work Experience Department website

Minimum Qualifications
Per the California Code of Regulations, Title 5 Section §53416:
The minimum qualifications for an instructor or coordinator of general or occupational work experience education, as defined in Section 55252, shall be the minimum qualifications in any discipline in which work experience may be provided at the college where the instructor or coordinator is employed. These areas are as follows:
Required for Administration of Justice, Business Administration (Hospitality courses only), Business Office Technology, Computer & Information Sciences (Microcomputer courses only), Construction & Trades, and Food Service:Bachelor's degree AND two years full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in the discipline; OR an Associate's degree AND six years full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience in the discipline; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential authorizing services in the disciplines of interest.
Required for Business Administration:Master's Degree in Business, Business Management, Business Administration, Accountancy, Finance, Marketing, or Business Education; OR Bachelor's degree in any of the previous areas AND Master's Degree in Economics, Personnel Management, Public Administration, or JD or LL.B. degree; OR Bachelor's Degree in Economics with a Business emphasis AND Master's Degree in Personnel Management, Public Administration, or JD or LL.B. degree; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Business & Industrial Management.
Required for Child Development:Master's Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Human Development, Home Economics/Family and Consumer Studies with a specialization in Child Development/Early Childhood Education; Educational Psychology with a specialization in Child Development/Early Childhood Education; OR Bachelor's degree in any of the previous areas AND Master's Degree in Social Work, Educational Supervision, Elementary Education, Special Education, Psychology, Bilingual/Bicultural Education, Life Management/Home Economics, Family Life Studies, or Family or Consumer Studies; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential authorizing services in Nursery School & Pre-school education, OR Professional Education.
Required for Computer Studies and Health Sciences*:
* Please contact Human Resources for details on the minimum qualifications for these areas.

Required for Addiction Studies/Counseling (Instruction):
Bachelor's degree AND two years full-time (or part-time equivalent) of professional experience directly related to the teaching assignment; OR an Associate's degree AND six years full-time (or part-time equivalent) of rof professional experience directly related to the teaching assignment; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Counselor's Credential;

Required for Counseling:
Master's Degree in Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Guidance Counseling, Educational Counseling, Social Work, or Career Development; OR the equivalent
(NOTE: A license as a Marriage, Family, and Child Counselor is an alternative qualification for this discipline, pursuant to Title 5 Section 53410.1.)

Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications exactly as listed above for disciplines of interest, or they must file for equivalency in order to be considered. Candidates who are requesting equivalency consideration are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at the time of application. Please contact Maria Padilla – or Shauna Malvino-


  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing and promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism.
  • Workforce development experience at a high school or college level
  • Employer relations experience

Application Procedures
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must provide the following:

  1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College/ Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please note resumes are not a substitute for completing the “Work Experience” section of the employment application. Applications will be considered incomplete if no work experience is listed, or if other required application fields are missing or incomplete.
  2. Contact information (phone number and email address) for three professional references.
  3. A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the minimum and preferred requirements and are qualified to perform the essential functions as listed in this section of the job posting.
  4. Current Resume.
  5. A 500-word response to the diversity prompt below:

Based on statewide data, male students of color, especially black and multiracial students, are the lowest performing sub-group of students across multiple metrics in the California Community College system (see Chancellors Lanchboard Website). Describe two specific student outreach and/or two specific teaching strategies you have you used to improve student success for male students of color. 6. Copies of transcripts of all college-level coursework, including confirmation of degrees. If selected for the position, official transcripts must be submitted prior to employment. Unofficial copies (both sides) will be accepted if the unofficial document includes a seal, watermark, or other proof that the document was provided by an educational institution.

  • If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Information on Foreign Degree Requirements

7. If you do not possess minimum qualifications as noted under the Minimum Qualifications Section of the job posting, you must complete and attach the Faculty Equivalency Application (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader) and supporting documents, including narrative synopsis, to your employment application in order to be considered. Information on SRJC Faculty Equivalency Procedures
8. If applicable, copy of California Community College Credential (both sides).
Following the filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a screening committee. Approximately 2-4 weeks after the filing deadline, Human Resources will notify you whether or not you have been selected for an interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited to interview with a Screening Committee.
If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.

MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
PHONE: (707) 527-4954
EMAIL: Please contact Shauna Malvino – or Maria Padilla –

The office is located in the Bussman Building on the Santa Rosa campus. All documents included in your online employment application become the property of the District. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening.

Due to COVID-19, the Human Resources staff are working remotely until further notice.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):

  1. In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States;
  2. Must be fingerprinted in California and have background clearance (at applicant's expense);
  3. Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter);
  4. Within 6 months of employment, must complete required District trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter.

Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure)
Sonoma County Junior College District's annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Sonoma County Junior College District; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. Link to read or obtain a full copy of this report. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by visiting the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.

Non Discrimination
The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their age. This non- discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in District programs and activities– including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics–and application for District employment.

SRJC Strategic Plan

VISION: SRJC aspires to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages the whole person.
MISSION: SRJC passionately cultivates learning through the creative, intellectual, physical, social, emotional, aesthetic and ethical development of our diverse community.

  • We focus on student learning by preparing students for transfer; by providing responsive career and technical education; and by improving students' foundational skills.
  • We provide a comprehensive range of student development programs and services that support student success and enrich student lives.
  • We support the economic vitality, social equity and environmental stewardship of our region.
  • We promote personal and professional growth and cultivate joy at work and in lifelong learning.
  • We foster critical and reflective civic engagement and thoughtful participation in diverse local and global communities.
  • We regularly assess, self-reflect, adapt, and continuously improve.

Equal Employment Opportunity
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position/assignment. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.
The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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