Job TitleAdjunct Instructional Design - Resource Faculty - Categorically Funded - Non Tenure Track
LocationYuba College - Marysville, CA.
Under the supervision of an assigned Dean, develop, coordinate, and implement training and support for faculty teaching online. Develop and offer faculty workshops and online tutorials incorporating technological, and instructional best practices; develop training materials, including syllabi, learning outcomes, and visual aids for faculty workshops; identify the best online faculty training materials, coordinate and deliver online teaching certification; provide ongoing support related to online, hybrid and other emerging technologies course delivery; analyze and evaluate, in concert with IT Department, relevant equipment and software with an emphasis on open source materials.
Develop and offer online student orientation materials for students wishing to study online. Develop minimum standards for students to enroll in online courses.
The successful candidate will work closely with faculty and administrators to help them ensure academic quality of all courses delivered in an online or hybrid environment.
Essential Duties Summary
•Design and deliver training related to high quality, effective online technology-enabled teaching and learning initiatives.
•Provide training to increase distance learning success rates of students who come from a non-traditional, ethnically diverse college population.
•Coordinate faculty online certification process.
•Participate with DE staff, committee, and others in the coordination and delivery of college online initiatives.
•Advise and assist Subject Matter Experts in developing and revising course content that meets course learning objectives and outcomes; integrate rich media to enhance student interaction and learning; adapt instructional materials from one format to another (i.e. face-to-face to online); assess and analyze current and emerging technologies related to online teaching.
•Create course design templates, models and tools.
•Attend division and general college meetings as well as participate in various division, college, and district committees related to online instruction and instructional technology.
•Through shared organizational decision-making process, review, recommend and implement solutions related to program/course development, new design, technology adoption, initiative or change implementation.
•Maintain current knowledge of issues and concerns under discussion in the profession – statewide, nationally and internationally.
•Develop and offer online student orientation materials for students wishing to study online.
•Assist in overseeing student workers.
•Participate in program review and revision and in the development and assessment of Program Learning Outcomes.
•Coordinate and Create Online Faculty Mentor program.
•Act as lead evaluator for online course evaluation as directed by the DE Committee.
•Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
•Enthusiasm for the distance learning process.
•Vision and energy to plan and organize programs to enhance student success.
•Willingness to participate effectively in shared governance.
•Ability to use innovative technologies as a teaching and/or student service tool.
•Personal qualifications such as effective interpersonal communication skills, participation in community affairs, ability to conduct effective public presentations.
The successful candidate, by the final filing date, must possess the minimum qualifications for instructors in Instructional Design/Technology at California Community Colleges:
•Master’s in instructional design/ technology or educational technology OR the equivalent
The District has adopted equivalency procedures which enables applications by individuals not possessing qualifications listed above. Applicants who desire consideration according to equivalency procedures must submit a completed Equivalency Form with their application. The form, policy, and procedures can be found at https://www.yccd.edu/central-services/hr/forms/ for more information on equivalencies contact the Human Resources office at 530-741-6976.
Knowledge of and ability to understand the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students. Sensitivity to the needs, problems and challenges associated with the diversity of the community college student population.
Possession of a Master’s degree plus three years of online instructional design or closely equivalent experience.
Bachelors or Master’s degree in education technology, instructional design or related field or a Master’s degree in an academic discipline and extensive experience with online teaching and technology.
Three years of cumulative online teaching experience (community college experience preferred), completion of an accredited online teaching certification program, or equivalent training within the
Qualifications community college system, knowledge of current theories and methods in online instruction, familiarity with Web 2.0 technologies, and understanding of online course accessibility issues and online copyright law.
Knowledge of learning theories, distance learning principles and instructional delivery methods. Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated proficiency in Canvas or other Learning Management Systems. Experience with online teaching and learning programs in industry or higher education.
Range/StepClass 2, Step 1 to Class 6, Step 10
Salary Range$47.07 – $78.42/Lecture Rate Per Hour
BENEFITS/SALARY: For positions of 60% or more, the District offers a comprehensive benefits package for employees and dependent, valued at over $20,000 annually with a $310.50 monthly out of pocket expense to employees or dependents for monthly premiums. The package includes health, dental, vision, two (2) life insurance policies and an Employee Assistance program.
Additional benefits include contributions to the State Teacher’s Retirement System (STRS), 457/403b options, 10 sick days and a 178 day contract.
INITIAL PLACEMENT WILL NOT BE HIGHER THAN CLASS 6, STEP 10, ACCORDING TO THE ACADEMIC HANDBOOK.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: To apply, please visit: https://yccd.peopleadmin.com and complete an academic application (please provide description and details for each position held. See resume or left blank will automatically disqualify your application).
The following documents are required: Resume, All Transcripts, Equal Employment Opportunity Statement (attached in a Word document), a Cover letter/letter of interest and 3 Letters of Recommendation.
PLEASE NOTE: AS SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS, AN APPLICATION MAY, BUT NEED NOT, INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: (a) one current evaluation from a peer or supervisor, (b) one abstract of a publication, and/or portfolio. NO OTHER SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL SHOULD BE INCLUDED.
EQUIVALENCY: Applicants must meet YCCD minimum qualifications by the filing date or have been awarded equivalency by the District prior to the publication of the Recruitment Announcement.
FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing foreign transcript services.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment is dependent upon Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance; all fees are the responsibility of the selected candidates and serves the purpose of obtaining a criminal history as authorized by the California Education Code. All prospective employees shall be required to provide verification of TB test.
WORKING CONDITIONS: In accordance to Board Policy, smoking is prohibited in the facilities and on the grounds of Yuba Community College District.
WORK DAY, WORK WEEK, and WORK YEAR: The District has the right to establish work day, work week, work year; hours of positions within the District may vary.
INTERVIEW: A candidate selected for an interview will be required to visit Yuba Community College District at his/her own expense upon a date selected by the District. Meeting minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure all application materials are received by the application deadline date. All submitted materials become District property, will not be returned, will not be copied and will be considered for this recruitment only. Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered.
IF YOU REQUIRE ACCOMMODATION TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please contact the Human Resources Office at (530) 741-8765.
TIMELINE: Interviews are scheduled for April/May 2019. Before a candidate is employed with the District, the candidate will be confirmed by the Governing Board; the proposed confirmation date is May/June 2019
•This position is anticipated to be assigned to Woodland Community College of the Yuba Community College District but may be assigned temporarily or permanently within the District.
1. In the interview, consideration will be given by the Selection Committee to factors other than education and experience, including, but not limited to, apparent personal development, ability to work with others, initiative, and sensitivity.
2. Candidates should not expect official notification of the status of their candidacy until the administration has acted upon the Selection Committee’s recommendation for employment.
3. The District reserves the right to investigate past employment records, including contacting former employers.
4. The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely the employment of a person for a position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate Qualified Applicant Pool.
5. As required by the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of the Yuba Community College District, the Personnel Services and Human Resources Development Office is required to maintain an Equal Employment file, which will yield the composition of application flow by ethnic identification, gender and disability. This information will not be used as part of our recruiting process.
6. IMPORTANT: Any misstatements or omissions of material facts in this application or an interview may be cause for dismissal, if employed.
This position is open to Full Time YCFA Tenured Members from Friday, March 12, 2019 through March 25, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. The internal and external postings will run concurrently.
External applicants are welcome to apply during the in-house recruitment process. However, external applications will not be considered until the in-house recruitment period has ended.
As an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff and student population, the Yuba Community College District is committed to creating an inclusive and effective learning and working environment for all.
Internal vs. ExternalExternal
Open Until FilledYes
Special Instructions to Applicants
A complete application includes the following: Academic Application, Resume, Transcripts, EEO Statement, up to (3) current letters of recommendation and a Cover Letter/Letter of Interest.
To apply for an Equivalency, please download a Equivalency Determination Application, Equivalency Statement, and Procedure from YCCD’s website: www.yccd.edu/forms