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BASIC FUNCTION: West Hills College Coalinga (WHCC) is offering a full-time, tenure track position to teach courses as assigned and provide direction for all facets of a successful college baseball program in conformance with all State, Conference and District policies and regulations. WHCC is seeking a candidate to provide coaching, student engagement, and expertise in an academic discipline that will contribute to the program, Athletics Department, and college. The College is seeking a candidate to bring innovation to the program as well as dynamic approaches to coaching, teaching, learning, and student development focused on student success. The candidate will be responsible for teaching courses at any of the district sites. Additional responsibilities include involvement in instructional area activities, advising, development and review of curriculum, participation in student recruitment and work with other faculty on interdisciplinary issues. The candidate should be able to incorporate current technology and pedagogy including using instructional technology in the classroom and various distance learning strategies in their teaching. Faculty members are required to participate on faculty committees and assume other co-curricular responsibilities and work with members of the academic department in a variety of professional activities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Provide direction in the selection and direct supervision of assistant coaches and the general supervision of other support staff (trainer, equipment manager, etc). • Developing and implementing a strong student-athlete recruitment program for baseball, including the recruiting assignments of all assistant coaches, as appropriate. • Assist in building strong relations between the community and the athletic department, particularly with high schools of the District. • Assist in student-athletes completing their academic requirements at the community college to transfer to four-year institutions. • Teach courses as assigned within the master's degree specialty area and conform to all duties and responsibilities required of a full-time instructor. • Instruct and evaluate students effectively in the college classroom. • Champion collaborative practices in instruction that lead to an active student centered environment and close equity and gender gaps. • Assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methodologies, informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions. • Incorporate the use of technology in performing instructional and non-instructional duties including distance education technologies, on-line class deliver computerized presentations and Microsoft Office Suite. • Work with other faculty to design, implement, and assess Student Learning Outcomes at the course, program, and General Education levels in an effort to improve the quality of educational delivery and ensure student success. • Participate in curriculum design and evaluation, program review and other departmental activities including accreditation. • Assume supplementary faculty responsibilities such as participation in faculty, department, and college committees, hold regular office hours, assist in budget preparation. • Commit to professional excellence by remaining current in the subject matter and techniques of effective instruction through participation in professional development programs in areas such as multimedia in the classroom, supplemental instruction, open educational resources and other new technologies that may affect the teaching discipline • Perform related duties as assigned.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES • Ability to instruct and evaluate students effectively in the college classroom. • Ability to develop curriculum in the assigned discipline(s). • Experience with computer-assisted instruction. • Ability to communicate clearly with students and staff, both orally and in writing. • Demonstrated interest in working with students and assisting with their career plans. • Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students. • Demonstrated interest in and commitment to working with a diverse division/team on implementing highly effective inclusive, culturally responsive practices and participating in dialogue on equity in education. • Demonstrated commitment to professional growth and development through memberships in regional, state and national organizations or other activities appropriate to the discipline or assignment. • Ability to teach a wide range of classes as scheduled and situations require, including travel to the District's various sites. • Successful teaching experience at the secondary or post-secondary level. • Bilingual preferred (but not required).
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND SALARY RANGE:
• Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, cultural, disability, religious background of community college students.
• Master's degree or equivalent in any academic discipline that the college offers.
• Some successful high school/community college/university level baseball coaching experience; athletic recruiting experience; fundraising experience; involvement in community organizations and activities.
• Class B driver's license with P (passenger) endorsement is required as a condition of employment. Class B license must be obtained within sixty (60) days of employment.
• Applicants who claim the equivalent qualifications shall provide conclusive evidence that they possess qualifications of the area for which they are applying. It is the responsibility of the applicant to supply all evidence and documentation for the claim of equivalency at the time of application. Access to the equivalency form can be found by clicking here.
• Placement within salary range will depend on education and experience, plus $2,500 per year for earned doctorate.
• Letter of Interest addressing your interest in the position and the representative duties.
• Completed Online District Application
• Completed Equivalency Form (if applicable)
• Professional resume
• Unofficial transcripts verifying course work completed and degree(s) received.
• Please provide names, addresses, home and work numbers of five persons familiar with your work.
*Incomplete applications will not be accepted. It is the candidates responsibility to make sure the application packet is complete.*
West Hills Community College District is an equal opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender status, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or covered veteran's status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Background Check: All of our positions require the ability to pass a background and live scan.
Drug Testing: In accordance with the Drug Free Environment ofWHCCD, The applicant understands that if he/she is selected for employment, as a part of their employment they will be required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a part of the health examination.
Selection Process: Depending upon the number of applicants who meet the minimum qualifications, the examination process may include a qualifications screening by a committee. Those demonstrating the strongest backgrounds related to the position will be invited to interview.