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Part-time Kinesiology & Team Sports Instructor (Soccer, Basketball and/ or Flag Football) (Pool)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Required Application Materials All applicants are required to submit: 1. A completed online District application form (go to https://jobs.smccd.edu to complete the application and to apply for this position) 2. A resume that details all relevant education, training, and teaching experience (including courses taught), and other work experience. 3. Undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts (copies accepted) Unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts may be submitted with the application; official copies will be required at the time of the interview. 4. A cover letter of no more than 3 pages addressing the Requirements and the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed in the job announcement. The cover letter should address the applicant’s qualifications as they directly relate to the Requirements and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement. If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact: SMCCCD Office of Human Resources 3401 CSM Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402 Tel.: (650) 574-6555 Fax (650) 574-6574 Web Page: www.smccd.edu/hr

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 2014125F
Position Title Part-time Kinesiology & Team Sports Instructor (Soccer, Basketball and/ or Flag Football) (Pool)
Department Kinesiology / Athletics / Dance CAÑ (DEPT)
Location Cañada College
Position Number PTF077
Percentage of Full Time Varies
FLSA Exempt (does not accrue overtime)
Months per Year other
If other, please specify Semester assignments as needed
Salary Range Placement on the adjunct faculty salary schedule is based upon education and credited experience. Initial placement can range from $68.43 up to $92.56 per hour.
Note:
Min Salary
Max Salary
Position Type Part-Time Faculty, Temporary

Posting Text

General Statement

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

This position is a “pool” position meaning that openings may or may not be currently available. The District maintains a “pool” of applications for positions which are needed on an ongoing basis at Cañada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. The advantage of “pool” positions is when a position becomes available, the Dean may immediately begin screening applications from the available pool of applicants without having to post a position and wait while the position is being advertised. Your application for this position will be kept current for a period of three years.

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.

1. Teach classes as assigned from the current curriculum

2. Establish relationships with Cañada community, including students, faculty, administration, staff, San Mateo County and contiguous high school coaches, media, and businesses

3. Participate in the development and/ or selection of course materials, equipment and technology that will enhance offerings in the department

4. Maintain expertise in current teaching and discipline technologies

5. Consult with students during regularly scheduled office hours

6. Serve as a member of division and college committees

7. Perform other duties as required by contract, collective bargaining agreement, and general institutional needs

8. Develop curriculum and modes of instruction in Kinesiology, and assist in curriculum revisions and new course development

The college offers day, evening, and weekend classes, and faculty may be required to teach during any of these.
Minimum Qualifications

• Possession of a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience OR an Associate’s degree and six years of professional experience

• Current CPR/First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain certification before assignment begins

• Possession of a valid California Driver’s License (or the ability to obtain one)

• Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff

Physical Requirements
Equivalence to Minimum Qualifications

For persons applying for this position based on Equivalence, please answer the supplemental question on the online application choosing one or more of the following:

Degree Equivalence

The applicant possesses a degree(s) with similar content to those listed for the relevant discipline. The name of the degree is close to that specified on the Disciplines List but the degree either has a different title or area of expertise or the coursework is slightly different.

Academic Background Equivalence

Related to disciplines in which a Master’s degree is not generally expected or available. The applicant must have completed at least 24 semester units of coursework in the academic field and must possess at least the equivalent level of achievement and the equivalent in breadth, depth of understanding, and rigor in each of the following:

i) a broad cultural education usually met by the general education requirements for any Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree, and

ii) a detailed study of the discipline in breadth, depth, and rigor, usually met by course work required for the degree major.

Professional Achievement Equivalence

The applicant must have completed the General Education requirements for that degree and show evidence of outstanding professional achievement and/or substantial training in the requested field. The applicant must submit substantial evidence, which demonstrates that his/her preparation, teaching experience, work experience, and ability are equivalent to those expected from a person who meets the minimum qualifications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The screening committee will select for interview candidates from among those applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, give evidence of any or all of the following:

Subject matter preparation:

Preference will be given to candidates who:

1. Have an understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff

2. Have recent successful experience coaching a college, professional, or high school soccer program

3. Have teaching experience, or the ability to teach, in a varied kinesiology (physical education) program

Evidence of outstanding ability as a teacher:

Appropriate evidence includes, but is not limited to, experience, training, or achievement that the candidate has:

4. An understanding and commitment to the role and purpose of this community college

5. A commitment to the teaching and coaching profession, its goals and ideals, and enthusiasm for supporting departmental and college missions

6. The ability to assess students’ achievement of student learning outcomes

7. The ability to motivate students to develop critical thinking skills

8. The ability to organize, demonstrate and explain materials which correspond with students’ abilities, levels of preparation, and learning styles

9. The ability to use teaching methods that encourage students to become active learners

10. Knowledge of current theories and teaching methods, especially in a culturally diverse student population

11. Commitment to remaining current with the latest developments in the discipline

Evidence of effectiveness as a colleague:

12. Ability and desire to work collaboratively with faculty and staff to enhance instruction, curriculum, student learning support, and student success

13. Commitment to the professional responsibility of serving on participatory governance committees

Preferred Qualifications The ability to teach courses in the Kinesiology curriculum is preferred. The education requirements to teach these courses are listed below

• Master’s degree in kinesiology, physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, or adaptive physical education OR a Bachelor’s degree in any of the above subject areas AND a Master’s degree in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration, or physical therapy OR the equivalent (see below).

Faculty Benefits

Academic employees participate in the State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS), a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California or they may choose to participate in the STRS Cash Balance program or Social Security.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/24/2016
First Review Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Required Application Materials
All applicants are required to submit:

1. A completed online District application form (go to https://jobs.smccd.edu to complete the application and to apply for this position)

2. A resume that details all relevant education, training, and teaching experience (including courses taught), and other work experience.

3. Undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts (copies accepted)

Unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts may be submitted with the application; official copies will be required at the time of the interview.

4. A cover letter of no more than 3 pages addressing the Requirements and the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed in the job announcement.

The cover letter should address the applicant’s qualifications as they directly relate to the Requirements and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement.

If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact:

SMCCCD Office of Human Resources
3401 CSM Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel.: (650) 574-6555 Fax (650) 574-6574
Web Page: www.smccd.edu/hr

Conditions of Employment

Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:

1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)

Foreign Education completed outside of the United States must be deemed equivalent to that gained in conventional/accredited U.S. education programs in order for it to be considered for the satisfaction of minimum qualifications. Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated by a U.S.-based credentials evaluation service. The District currently accepts evaluations from agencies approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
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2. Submit verifications of prior employment
3. Satisfactory references
4. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process

In addition to background checks, the District may review publicly available information about a candidate on the Internet. If a candidate is aware of incorrect or inaccurate information that is available on the Internet, the candidate is welcome to address such an issue with the Office of Human Resources.
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5. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
6. Approval of your employment by the SMCCCD Board of Trustees
7. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment.
8. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment). Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime. However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.

EEO Statement

The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.

Accomodations

Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process. Accommodation request forms and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures are available in the Office of Human Resources.

Annual Security Report

San Mateo County Community College District’s (SMCCCD) 2017 Annual Security Report (ASR), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SMCCCD; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from SMCCCD. Our 2017 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters. The 2017 Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. The 2017 Annual Security Report is now available at https://www.smccd.edu/publicsafety/2017%20SMCCCD%20Annual%20Security%20Report.pdf. You can also obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000. 

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • District Employee
    • District Employment Site
    • CCC Registry
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • ACCCA
    • HERC
    • EdJoin.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Other
    • LinkedIn
    • Facebook or Twitter
  2. * Do you possess a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience OR an Associate’s degree and six years of professional experience? OR Do you possess a Master's degree in kinesiology, physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, or adaptive physical education OR a Bachelor’s degree in any of the above subject areas AND a Master’s degree in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration, or physical therapy OR the equivalent (see below)?
    • Yes, I have a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience
    • Yes, I have an Associate’s degree and six years of professional experience
    • Yes, I have a Master's degree in kinesiology, physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, or adaptive physical education
    • Yes, I have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the above subject areas AND a Master’s degree in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration, or physical therapy
    • I am applying for equivalence and my Equivalency Application is attached
    • No
  3. * If you are applying for equivalence to meet the minimum requirements for this position, please identify which equivalence from the following options. (Applicant is encouraged to attach appropriate validation, such as transcripts, evaluations, portfolios, certificates, licenses, employer attestation, publications or other relevant materials which support this application.) DEGREE EQUIVALENCE: Description ACADEMIC BACKGROUND EQUIVALENCE: Description PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT EQUIVALENCE: Description

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you possess a valid California Driver’s License (or the ability to obtain one) and the ability to drive a motor vehicle to off-site locations?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you currently possess CPR/First Aid Certification. If not, would you have the ability to obtain certification before this assignment begins?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you possess demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. College Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Equivalency Application
  2. Foreign Degree Evaluation
  3. Other Document 1
  4. Other Document 2
  5. Other Document 3