Machine & Metals Technology Instructor – Full-time, Tenure-track

College of Marin | 835 College Ave., Kentfield, CA

Salary Range: $58,809.00 - $105,403.00 Annually
Open Date: 09/10/2019
Close Date: 09/24/2019

Position Description

Study in the field of machine and metals technology is designed as preparation for entrance into metalworking occupations and as practical experience for students in a variety of disciplines, from engineering and other sciences, to art and architecture. Additionally, machine and metals technology courses support and are supported by the College’s developing Concept Realization Lab (maker space). Graduates may enter the fields dealing with industrial production, prototype construction, special die work, or research and development.

College of Marin is looking for Full-time Faculty who:

advocate for students and have a student-centered approach to education;
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 collaborative learning;
are committed to maximizing effective uses of technology in their teaching both in class or through distance education;
are willing to work collaboratively;
have experience with student learning outcomes assessment.

Position Qualifications

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; or
the equivalent; anddemonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the campus community.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Desirable Attributes & Skills)
Classroom experience in the discipline.
Expertise in Machine & Metals technology, preferably with journey-level metal-working skills.
Competencies in curriculum and course development, teaching and learning theory, information resources, and assessing student learning outcomes; and, assisting student to develop critical thinking skills. 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 technology.
Knowledge of and skill in use of computer technologies for educational purposes, including computer-based learning.
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 populations.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 classroom-based research. Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively and professionally with the campus community and community and industry partners.

How to Apply

To Apply: SELECTION PROCESS Applications must include the documents listed in the Required Documents section to be rendered complete; incomplete applications will not be accepted. Screening will begin after the application deadline, and applicants will be notified of their status, either way, thereafter. 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 may be invited for a second interview. Regrettably, College of Marin is not able to offer reimbursement for travel to interviews at this time.
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