Long Beach Community College District — Full Time Faculty – Engineering

Full Time Faculty – Engineering

Salary: $77,297.28 – $112,242.09 Annually
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: A23-01
Closing: 1/31/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Both Liberal Arts Campus & Pacific Coast Campus, CA
Department: Mathematics & Engineering

Description

LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE

Long Beach City College is committed to providing equitable student learning and achievement, by delivering high quality educational programs and support services to our diverse communities. Long Beach City College currently has the privilege of serving approximately 34,464 students, the majority of whom are students of color. Long Beach City College is a Hispanic serving institution, and of our student population 53% are Hispanic/Latinx, 18% are White, 14% are African American, 12% are Asian & Filipino. An ideal candidate will demonstrate cultural competency in serving the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial, and cultural backgrounds of community college student populations, including students with differing abilities. For more information on our College demographics please click here: https://www.lbcc.edu/pod/lbcc-college-facts.

ABOUT THE POSITION

Long Beach Community College District is currently seeking one full-time tenured Engineering Professor commencing with the Fall 2023 semester. The primary teaching assignment involves instructing Engineering courses such as Introduction to Engineering, Graphics, Electrical Circuits, Statics, Materials, 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, industry, 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 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.

COLLEGE MISSION

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.

At Long Beach City College, we celebrate equity, diversity and ensure a positive and inclusive working environment for all college students, faculty, staff, and administrators. We believe diversity fosters awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for our students. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to hiring qualified applicants who are dedicated to student learning and success.

Duties

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:

SERVICE

  • 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.

TEACHING

  • 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.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s in any field of engineering

OR

  • Bachelor’s in any of the above

AND

  • Master’s in mathematics, physics, computer science, chemistry or geology

OR

  • the equivalent

(NOTE: A bachelor’s in any field of engineering with a professional engineer’s license is an alternative qualification for this discipline)
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.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years of experience working in the engineering field.
  • Interest or experience in developing new engineering courses and programs which involves working with industry and transfer colleges.
  • Evidence and ability to apply scientific knowledge to create solutions for various technical engineering problems.
  • Working knowledge and experience with engineering standards and software currently used in the engineering field.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Experience in or willingness to lead and/or participate in both short-term and on-going committee work.
  • Experience with or a desire to learn current remote teaching strategies and software.

Additional Information

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
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.

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 graduate and undergraduate transcripts, showing school name, all college coursework, degree title and conferral date. This includes transcripts for any and all for the following degrees BA/BS, MA/MS and above (Ed.D, Ph,D, etc.) and courses used for transfer credit. 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 Statewide Minimum Qualifications for this discipline verbatim are required to submit a Supplemental Equivalency Application (Download PDF reader).

SELECTION PROCESS AND TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

  • Application deadline: 01/31/2023
  • Application screening: 02/27/2023 – 03/03/2023
  • Applications are initially screened for completeness and Minimum Qualifications.
  • Complete applications are forwarded to the Department hiring committee for further review.
  • First level interview: 03/272023 – 03/31/2023
  • Final interview: tentatively planned for: Week of 04/01/2023 – 04/14/2023

COVID-19

All Long Beach Community College employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan 3, 2022 in compliance with District Policy. Please note that if selected for employment, you must provide proof of fully vaccinated status by date of hire. Documented proof of vaccination is required as part of the onboarding process. Individuals requesting accommodation must do so in a timely manner for consideration. For further information on LBCC District COVID-19 policy and guides, please view our Return to Campus page.

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS

Individuals who require reasonable accommodations in the Application or Examination Process in 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 AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Long Beach Community College District 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, language, accent, citizenship status, race, color, ancestry, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics.

Ancestral Land Acknowledgement

Long Beach City College acknowledges our presence on the traditional ancestral land of the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples. This land remains unceded territory. We acknowledge the painful history of genocide and forced removal from this territory. Long Beach City College honors and respects the Gabrielino/Tongva ancestors and their connection to this land.

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