ABOUT THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY MARITIME ACADEMY (Cal Maritime): Cal Maritime is a specialized campus of the California State University (CSU) system offering six baccalaureate degrees in Business Administration, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs (GSMA), Facilities Engineering Technology, Marine Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Marine Transportation. The undergraduate curriculum includes licensing programs for future merchant marine, coast guard and naval reserve officers. Cal Maritime also offers a Master of Science in Transportation and Engineering Management degree. Cal Maritime serves a population of approximately 1100 undergraduate students and 50 graduate students. The campus is located in Vallejo on the shore of the Carquinez Strait, 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. For more information about California State University Maritime Academy, please visit our web page at http://www.csum.edu.
Cal Maritime is committed to being a leading educational institution recognized for excellence in the business, engineering, operations, security and policy of the transportation industries of the Pacific Rim and beyond. We are equally committed to hiring and retaining diverse and dedicated faculty and staff who lead the way in helping our students expand their knowledge and potential.
The Department of Engineering Technology offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Marine Engineering Technology and Facilities Engineering Technology and provides instructional support to the Mechanical Engineering Program.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: These are tenure track cruise positions and will require participation on Cal Maritime's annual training cruise on board the Training Ship Golden Bear.
The responsibilities of these tenure track positions include, but are not limited to: Teach fundamental engineering courses and laboratories in: Diesel Operations, Steam Systems or Watch Team Management Additional teaching assignments may also include: boilers, turbines, propulsion systems, refrigeration, HVAC, electrical, power distribution and auxiliary systems Teach other STCW and courses in the major as needed Actively engage in research and scholarship that advances the mission of the Engineering Technology Department
Our programs focus on intellectual learning, applied technology, leadership development, and global awareness. Cal Maritime students participate in training cruises aboard the Training Ship Golden Bear or other international educational experiences - gaining a unique perspective on our increasingly global culture and economy.
Participate as an instructional faculty member and/or engineering watch officer on the annual training cruise aboard Training Ship Golden Bear each summer Advise students in the Marine Engineering Technology and Facilities Engineering Technology programs Actively participate in departmental and campus-wide service
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: USCG Second Assistant Engineer unlimited license with all the latest required STCW endorsements Master's Degree in an appropriate discipline related to Engineering Technology (Note: A candidate with a Bachelor's degree must earn a Master's degree prior to being considered for tenure and promotion.) A minimum of five years seagoing experience on commercial vessels Excellent communication and leadership skills Teaching experience in a classroom, ship or similar setting
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Maritime academy, maritime professional school or other post-secondary teaching experience Extensive seagoing operational experience aboard large commercial vessels, especially diesel or steam powered vessels USCG First Assistant or Chief Engineer unlimited license with all the latest required STCW endorsements Academic program management and program development experience Program accreditation experience
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. A pre-employment physical is required as are subsequent USCG fitness physicals prior to each training cruise. The incumbent must also pass a drug-screening test for participation on the training cruise as required by federal law.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Typical classroom and office environment are in a two-story building with elevator access. Work site aboard the training ship requires climbing up and down ship ladders and gangway; lifting and carrying material from pier to training ship, and occasional work in excess heat, cold, dampness or dry atmospheric conditions.
All mariners should be capable of living and working in cramped spaces on rolling vessels, maintaining balance on a moving deck, rapidly donning an exposure suit, stepping over doorsills of 24 inches in height, opening and closing watertight doors that may weigh up to 56 pounds, pulling heavy objects, up to 50 lbs. in weight, distances of up to 400 feet, climbing steep stairs or vertical ladders without assistance, participating in firefighting and lifesaving efforts, including wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and lifting/controlling fully charged fire hoses. Extended workdays are common.
SALARY COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with the education, qualifications and experience of the individual. BENEFITS: An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available for qualifying positions which may include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement plans, fee waiver, vacation and sick leave.
ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Applicants must provide proof of US citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three days from the date of hire. Background investigation required prior to employment. Applicants must submit on hire official documentation as proof of degree, license, or certificates required.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested parties must submit the Cal Maritime Employment Application packet of information requested below. Apply on-line at http://www.csum.edu/web/hr/fel 1. Cal Maritime Employment Application (required) 2. Letter of interest 3. Curriculum Vitae 4. Copy of appropriate licenses(s) 5. Teaching Evaluations 6. Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references
￼ NOTIFICATION: Based upon a review of applications and accompanying documents, only those persons whose qualifications best match job requirements will be interviewed. Applicants not selected for an interview will be notified only after the position closes and the successful candidate has been selected. DISCLAIMER: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or changed. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/INDIVIDUALS WITH A DISABILITY
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Located in Vallejo, California, The California Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) is a unique and specialized campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system. We are one of only seven degree-granting maritime academies in the United States ? and the only one on the West Coast.