Opening Date/Time: Mon. 12/11/17 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time: 02/02/18
Salary: $64,971.00 - $89,833.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: SRJC Santa Rosa Campus: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, California
Department: English as a Second Language
FILING DEADLINE: Friday, February 2, 2017
It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are submitted by5:00 p.m. on the filing deadlineto be given consideration.
TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE
February 2: Application filing deadline
February 9: Applications ready for committee review
February 23: Candidate selection meeting
Week of March 12-16: Committee Interviews
Dates to be determined: Semi-finalist & Finalist Interview(s)
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Salary Range: $64,971 -$89,833 (2017/18 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
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).
Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking an individual with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and instructional administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly, our students. This is a full-time, regular contract position in the English as a Second Language (ESL) Department at Santa Rosa Junior College, beginning Fall Semester, August 2018. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.
The English as a Second Language Department at Santa Rosa Junior College offers a full range of ESL coursework and programs. We serve over 2,000 ESL students with a wide variety of personal, vocational, and academic goals. We also provide extensive community-based classes, including family literacy programs, civics-based education and traditional ESL classes. Our goal is for students to access campus/community programs and services and to assist students, both on and off-campus, to realize their aspirations.
Examples of Duties: POSITION DESCRIPTION
The English as a Second Language Department is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach the full range of ESL courses, which include instruction in writing, grammar, reading, vocabulary, and conversation.
SRJC offers courses at two campuses, located in Santa Rosa and Petaluma, as well as multiple satellite locations within the district, including on-line. While this assignment is for the Santa Rosa campus, please note the district reserves the right of assignment to any location, and that assignments could involve any combination of day or evening classes 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.
Minimum Qualifications: Required:
Master's Degree in TESL, TESOL, Applied Linguistics with a TESL emphasis, Linguistics with a TESL emphasis, English with a TESL emphasis, or Education with a TESL emphasis OR Bachelor's Degree in TESL, TESOL, English with a TESL certificate, Linguistics with a TESL certificate, Applied Linguistics with a TESL certificate, or any foreign language with a TESL certificate AND Master's Degree in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, English, Composition, Bilingual/Bicultural Studies, Reading, Speech, or any foreign language; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Basic Education. Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
If you do not possess the minimum qualifications exactly as stated above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all coursework, degree programs and related professional experience at time of application.
Recent ESL teaching experience at the community college or university level
Knowledge of current ESL methodology (especially content-based instruction and computer-based learning)
Ability and interest in teaching advanced reading and writing and in collaborating with English Department colleagues
Knowledge of best practices and innovative pedagogies such as learning communities and collaborative learning
Experience in ESL program coordination
Work experience in a non-English speaking environment
Familiarity with state-level policy issues affecting ESL
Experience and/or willingness to teach online, if online classes are offered
Supplemental Information: APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
In order to be given consideration for this position, applicants must submit the following documents by the filing deadline:
A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please note that contact information is required for a minimum of three professional references.
If you do not meet the minimum qualifications exactly as stated, including if you are in the final semester of a required degree program, you must complete and attach the Equivalency Application and supporting documents to your Employment Application: Faculty/Adjunct Faculty Equivalency Application. Information on SRJC Faculty Equivalency Procedures can be found at Board Policy 4.3.2bP.
A cover letter explaining your interest in the position (specify, your reasons for wanting to be a part of the ESL Department at Santa Rosa Junior College), including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the "Position Description" section of this announcement.
Completed supplemental questionnaire.
Transcripts of all college level course work, including confirmation of degrees (unofficial copies acceptable (both sides), but official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring).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. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
If applicable, copy of California Community College Credential (both sides).
PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
Following the priority filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a screening committee. Approximately 2-3 weeks later, Human Resources will notify you whether or not you have been selected for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position/pool will be invited to interview with a Screening Committee. The Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the Administration, the Classified Staff, the Associated Students, and the Board of Trustees.
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.
The office is located in the Button 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.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):
In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).
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. You can read or obtain a full copy of this report by going to https://police.santarosa.edu/. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by coming to the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.
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 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.
The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.