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Respiratory Care Instructor (Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty Position)

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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 2014103F
Position Title Respiratory Care Instructor (Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty Position)
Department Sciences / Math / Technology SKY (DEPT)
Location Skyline College
Position Number 2F0162
Percentage of Full Time The work year is 175 days (10 month of service).
FLSA Exempt (does not accrue overtime)
Months per Year 10
If other, please specify
Salary Range Initial placement with a Baccalaureate degree can range from $65,244 up to $78,528 per year; a Master's degree can range from $68,568 up to $86,040 per year; and a Ph.D. can range from $78,576 to $91,848 per year.
Note: The District will make every attempt to at least match the salary at your current employer. Additional summer paid assignments vary based on degree attainment and experience range from $8,548 up to $12,539
Min Salary
Max Salary
Position Type Faculty Positions

Posting Text

General Statement

Skyline College seeks a full–time Respiratory Care faculty member to participate in an innovative opportunity in launching a Bachelor of Science in the Respiratory Care program within the California Community College system. Faculty will have the opportunity to influence the educational landscape for Respiratory Care Practitioners by providing adult learning project based instructional delivery in collaboration with industry partners.

The San Mateo Community College District provides affordable housing opportunities for those relocating to the Bay Area.

Skyline College seeks employees who value working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve success. All departments strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to create integrated, interdisciplinary learning experiences. Skyline faculty are expected to be knowledgeable about, and willing to use, different learning and teaching methods as appropriate to the discipline.

This position will begin Fall 2017.

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 lecture/lab classes as assigned from the Respiratory Care Associate and Bachelor degree Department Curriculum

2. Assist in curriculum revisions and new course development, department planning, and program review

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

4. Participate, on an ongoing basis, in the development, assessment, and analysis of student learning outcomes in Respiratory Care

5. Participate in professional development to maintain expertise in current teaching and discipline technologies and pedagogies

6. Participate as an active member in the community of practice supporting instruction and student success

7. Consult with students during regularly scheduled office hours

8. Serve as a member of division and college committees

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

10. Work evenings as needed

Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s degree from an accredited college or university plus two years of respiratory care experience OR a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university plus a minimum of six years of respiratory care experience AND two years of clinical or accredited respiratory care program teaching experience OR the equivalent (see below)

• Eligible for licensure with the California Respiratory Care Board

• Registered Respiratory Therapist with the National Board for Respiratory Care for a minimum of four years

• Membership in state and national Respiratory Care professional organizations

• Resident of California at time of employment

• 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:

1. Successful experience in respiratory care with demonstrated clinical and successful teaching experience or preparation to teach

2. Current knowledge of respiratory care in one or more specialty areas: adult critical care, neonatal/pediatric care, advanced respiratory care, case management, research, and/or leadership and management

Evidence of outstanding ability as a teacher and coordinator:

In addition to a short classroom lecture or lab demonstration that will be part of the interview process, appropriate evidence includes, but is not limited to, experience, training, or achievement that the candidate has:

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

4. Demonstrated ability to supervise students and work cooperatively with other health care providers and community partners

5. Active involvement in professional association(s) related to respiratory therapy

6. Strong organizational and leadership skills

7. Acceptance of the division’s commitment to established academic standards

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

9. The ability to support diverse students ensuring equity through their educational experience

10. The ability to use medical and computer technologies as they apply to the teaching of respiratory care

11. The ability to use and develop teaching methods that emphasize cooperation and collaboration, and engage students actively in learning, encouraging them to become independent, creative learners with higher-order thinking skills

12. The ability to organize and explain materials in ways appropriate to students with different abilities, levels of preparation, and cultural experiences

13. The ability to develop instructional learning outcomes and to develop methods for assessing students’ achievement of these outcomes

14. The ability to organize and teach both theoretical and practical applications of the subject-matter in ways appropriate to students’ abilities

Preferred Qualifications
Faculty Benefits

Benefits include a choice of medical plans, dental coverage, vision care, sick leave, salary continuance insurance, and an optional tax-deferred flexible benefit plan. Coverage is offered for employees and all eligible dependents. Academic employees participate in the State Teachers’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Employees may also be eligible for various first-time homebuyer programs.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 12/14/2015
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 Master’s degree from an accredited college or university plus two years of respiratory care experience OR a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university plus a minimum of six years of respiratory care experience AND two years of clinical or accredited respiratory care program teaching experience OR the equivalent (see below)?
    • Yes, I have a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university plus two years of respiratory care experience
    • Yes, I have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university plus a minimum of six years of respiratory care experience AND two years of clinical or accredited respiratory care program teaching experience
    • 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. * Are you eligible for licensure with the California Respiratory Care Board?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Have you been registered as a Respiratory Therapist with the National Board for Respiratory Care for a minimum of four years?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Can you demonstrate membership in state and national Respiratory Care professional organizations?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * If offered employment, would you be willing to relocate to California?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have 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. Licenses/Certificates/Credentials
  2. Equivalency Application
  3. Foreign Degree Evaluation
  4. Other Document 1
  5. Other Document 2
  6. Other Document 3