Home  |  Contact  |  About Us
|  
|   Register  |  Sign In

REFUND POLICY
ALL SALES ARE FINAL. NOT TRANSFERABLE. NO REFUNDS

Economics Full-Time Instructor

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

730

Employment Type:

Full time

Category:

Education, Other

Salary:

$61,553 to $95,792
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

95

Posted:

08.01.2017
col-wide   

Job Description:

West Valley College is now accepting applications from qualified persons for a full-time, tenure track instructor position in the Economics department. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the college level macroeconomic and microeconomic principles courses to a culturally, ethnically, and educationally diverse student population with a wide range of abilities. The instructor will participate in the professional and academic work of the department, Social Science Division and the college, as well as assume departmental responsibilities for curriculum development, evaluation of faculty, and college-wide committee assignments.

Located just minutes from the heart of the Silicon Valley, West Valley College is in a beautiful park-like setting on 143 wooded acres. This physical environment enhances the existing warm and inviting collegiate learning environment.

Applicants who possess the knowledge, skills, ability, and life experiences to address the cultural and educational needs of a linguistically and culturally diverse student population are encouraged to apply.   

This is a full-time, 10-month, tenure-track position that begins in Spring 2018. Instructional assignments may include day and/or evening classes, Monday thru Saturday, as needed and rotate among the Economics faculty. It is expected that over several semesters all levels of Economics offered at the college will be taught. This position is represented by the Association of College Educators and American Federation of Teachers (ACE AFT Local 6554).

Work location: West Valley College, Saratoga, CA

• Salary and Benefits    

  • Anticipated Hiring Range:
  • $61,553 to $95,792 annually, based upon academic achievement, teaching and related experience (Academic Salary Schedule, Steps 1-9).
  • Benefits include:
  • Employer-contributed medical, dental and vision for employee, spouse and dependents.
  • Employer paid long term disability for employee.
  • Voluntary life insurance.
  • Sabbatical, Rejuvenation and Retraining Leaves.
  • Banked leave provisions.
  • Professional Growth and Development activities.
  • 10 days sick leave accrued annually; personal necessity and catastrophic leave.
  • Conference leaves.
  • Opportunity for overload assignments.
  • Cal STRS Retirement.
  • Position is union affiliated with required dues.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications    

1. Education – Possess one of the following:

  • Master’s degree in economics; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in economics AND master’s degree in business, business administration, business management, business education, finance or political science; OR
  • A valid California Community College Instructor’s Credential in Economics; OR
  • The equivalent of the above.

AND

2. Demonstrated ability to effectively work with persons of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.

• Desired Qualifications    

  • Demonstrated high level of breadth and achievement in economics course work.
  • Experience in teaching economics at the high school and/or college levels.
  • Willingness to incorporate technology and innovative strategies to promote student success, as shown by past experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with others as demonstrated by past experiences and references.

• Knowledge and Abilities    

Not applicable

• Examples of Duties and Responsibilities    

Instructional duties and assignments may consist of one or more of the following:

  • Provide instruction for assigned courses. This includes preparation, in class activities, evaluation of students’ work, consultation with students outside of class (scheduling time beyond normal office hours if necessary), maintenance of currency in the subjects taught and other efforts related to the teaching of the assigned classes.
  • Maintain accurate class and other records conforming with state requirements and stated district and college needs.
  • Submit, when due, all necessary reports, such as attendance, grade reports, rosters, classes and office hour schedules.
  • Follow course outline for each course with the appropriate division offices.
  • Post and maintain office hours each week in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Observe, support and enforce the regulations, policies and programs of the District and college.
  • Provide each student with a written course syllabus as per instructions in the Faculty handbook at the beginning of the course.
  • Refer students to appropriate college sources for information on counseling and other student services.
  • Assist students by providing advice on requirements for successful achievement in the member’s area of expertise.
  • Work cooperatively within the college community.
  • Foster an environment that protects academic freedom within the college community.
  • Foster a positive working environment that is free from harassment, prejudice, and/or bias.
  • Demonstrate positive communication skills within the college community.
  • Demonstrate a respect for the dignity of each individual.
  • Assume institutional responsibilities, which are of value to the department, division, college and/or District such as: actively participate in the spirit of shared governance in department, division, college and district institutional responsibilities. Such responsibilities may include recruitment and hiring, class schedule preparation, budget development, performance appraisals, mentorship, supervision of support staff, student recruitment and retention, curriculum and program development and evaluation, program review, club advising, committees, accreditation, articulation, and other duties as assigned.

• APPLICATION INFORMATION:

  • Interested applicants must submit online all materials requested, including: (1) A completed online West Valley-Mission Community College District application; (2) Resume; (3) Unofficial copies of transcripts; (4) District Equivalency Application, if applicable; and (5) Any requested licenses or certificates, if applicable.
  • All sections of the online application, including Education and Educational Work History, must be completed thoroughly.
  • Supervisor(s) name(s) and telephone numbers must be included in the application.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Do NOT send unrequested materials. Unrequested materials will be removed from your application and will not be used for consideration of employment.
  • The employment application and supporting documents represent you; it is to your advantage to fill out the application form carefully and completely.

• ABOUT TRANSCRIPTS:

  • If a minimum requirement is possession of a degree, then a copy of transcripts is required to be included with your application to verify the degree being awarded. If no transcripts are included, the application may be screened as not meeting minimum requirements.
  • Degrees must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation and/or the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Candidates with degrees not identical to the required state or local qualifications must apply for equivalency by completing the equivalency form, which is part of the application package. See Equivalency Information below.
  • Candidates with degrees earned outside of the United States must provide official certification of equivalency to U. S. degrees by a certified U. S. credential review service, must have a U.S. evaluation (course by course of the transcripts) and must be submitted with this online application. A list of sample credential review services is available on the District HR website at: http://wvm.edu/documents.aspx?fid=26400&doc=26706&year=0&category=39649&excludeyear=1
  • If you do not have an electronic version of the transcript, you can get it scanned at an office supply or copy store; then attach the electronic version of your transcript to this online application.
  • Copies of diplomas, grade reports, graduation petitions, transcript evaluations requests, or similar documents WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of transcripts.

EQUIVALENCY INFORMATION:

Applicants applying under equivalency bear the responsibility of submitting the District’s Equivalency Application form with details and evidence of the factors (academic preparation and/or experience) that they believe to be equivalent of the required qualifications for this position. Application(s) for equivalency are required if degrees are not in exact discipline required.

The Equivalency Application is included in the online application as an OPTIONAL form to complete.

ONLY complete the Request for Equivalency application if degree does not match discipline(s) stated in the Minimum Qualifications.

List accurately and completely the courses taken that match requirements of the required degree.

Do NOT attach documents such as course evaluations.

For assistance, contact:

Office of Human Resources, Attn: Recruitment

14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070

Phone: (408) 741-2174 Fax: (408) 867-9059

Email: Jobs@wvm.edu

• Selection Process    

SELECTION PROCESS INFORMATION:

  • After the deadline date, a committee will review and evaluate applications and supporting materials to select the applicants to be interviewed. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure the candidate an interview.
  • All candidates will receive an e-notification to acknowledge receipt of their application materials. If not contacted within 3-6 weeks following the close of the recruitment, no suitable match was determined at this time.
  • Travel expenses to attend first-level interview are the responsibility of the candidate.
  • Application materials become the property of the District and will not be returned or duplicated.
  • The District may choose to re-advertise or indefinitely delay filling a position. Some positions may include first and second level interviews.
  • The District reserves the right to contact former, current, the most recent employers, and others to investigate past employment records of applicants.
  • Any tentative verbal offer of employment is contingent upon formal approval of the college Governing Board.
  • Upon hire the successful candidate must provide the required documents of identity and authorization to work and attest he/she is authorized to work in the United States.

EEO STATEMENT:

West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ a diverse workforce who will contribute to an inclusive and welcoming educational and employment environment. The District is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, ancestry, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, language, accent, citizenship status, transgender status, parental status, marital status, economic status, military or veteran status, and medical condition consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

Special Instructions to the Applicant    

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number    FY17/18-703FT

Open Date    07/26/2017

Close Date    08/22/2017

Open Until Filled    No

• Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

1. * What teaching methodologies have you found to be most effective in teaching economics to a diverse student population with a wide range of backgrounds and abililties? Provide specific examples.

(Open Ended Question)

2. * In your view, what is the role of a community college in the state of California and how do you see yourself contributing to the college both inside and outside of the classroom?

(Open Ended Question)

3. * How have you used technology to improve the retention and success of Economics students? Provide specific examples.

(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

  1. Required Documents
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Transcripts

Optional Documents

  1. Additional Transcripts
  2. Other Related Licenses or Certificates
  3. Supporting Documentation for Equivalency Request 1
  4. Supporting Documentation for Equivalency Request 2

TO APPLY PLEASE GO TO: http://www.wvm.edu/hr

Company Info
West Valley-Mission CCD
1400 Fruitvale Ave
Saratoga, United States

Phone: (408) 741-2174
Web Site: www.wvm.edu/hr

Company Profile

Company Info


West Valley-Mission CCD
1400 Fruitvale Ave
Saratoga, United States
Phone: (408) 741-2174
Web Site: www.wvm.edu/hr

Economics Full-Time Instructor

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

730

Employment Type:

Full time

Category:

Education, Other

Salary:

$61,553 to $95,792
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

95

Posted:

08.01.2017
col-wide   

Job Description:

West Valley College is now accepting applications from qualified persons for a full-time, tenure track instructor position in the Economics department. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the college level macroeconomic and microeconomic principles courses to a culturally, ethnically, and educationally diverse student population with a wide range of abilities. The instructor will participate in the professional and academic work of the department, Social Science Division and the college, as well as assume departmental responsibilities for curriculum development, evaluation of faculty, and college-wide committee assignments.

Located just minutes from the heart of the Silicon Valley, West Valley College is in a beautiful park-like setting on 143 wooded acres. This physical environment enhances the existing warm and inviting collegiate learning environment.

Applicants who possess the knowledge, skills, ability, and life experiences to address the cultural and educational needs of a linguistically and culturally diverse student population are encouraged to apply.   

This is a full-time, 10-month, tenure-track position that begins in Spring 2018. Instructional assignments may include day and/or evening classes, Monday thru Saturday, as needed and rotate among the Economics faculty. It is expected that over several semesters all levels of Economics offered at the college will be taught. This position is represented by the Association of College Educators and American Federation of Teachers (ACE AFT Local 6554).

Work location: West Valley College, Saratoga, CA

• Salary and Benefits    

  • Anticipated Hiring Range:
  • $61,553 to $95,792 annually, based upon academic achievement, teaching and related experience (Academic Salary Schedule, Steps 1-9).
  • Benefits include:
  • Employer-contributed medical, dental and vision for employee, spouse and dependents.
  • Employer paid long term disability for employee.
  • Voluntary life insurance.
  • Sabbatical, Rejuvenation and Retraining Leaves.
  • Banked leave provisions.
  • Professional Growth and Development activities.
  • 10 days sick leave accrued annually; personal necessity and catastrophic leave.
  • Conference leaves.
  • Opportunity for overload assignments.
  • Cal STRS Retirement.
  • Position is union affiliated with required dues.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications    

1. Education – Possess one of the following:

  • Master’s degree in economics; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in economics AND master’s degree in business, business administration, business management, business education, finance or political science; OR
  • A valid California Community College Instructor’s Credential in Economics; OR
  • The equivalent of the above.

AND

2. Demonstrated ability to effectively work with persons of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.

• Desired Qualifications    

  • Demonstrated high level of breadth and achievement in economics course work.
  • Experience in teaching economics at the high school and/or college levels.
  • Willingness to incorporate technology and innovative strategies to promote student success, as shown by past experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with others as demonstrated by past experiences and references.

• Knowledge and Abilities    

Not applicable

• Examples of Duties and Responsibilities    

Instructional duties and assignments may consist of one or more of the following:

  • Provide instruction for assigned courses. This includes preparation, in class activities, evaluation of students’ work, consultation with students outside of class (scheduling time beyond normal office hours if necessary), maintenance of currency in the subjects taught and other efforts related to the teaching of the assigned classes.
  • Maintain accurate class and other records conforming with state requirements and stated district and college needs.
  • Submit, when due, all necessary reports, such as attendance, grade reports, rosters, classes and office hour schedules.
  • Follow course outline for each course with the appropriate division offices.
  • Post and maintain office hours each week in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Observe, support and enforce the regulations, policies and programs of the District and college.
  • Provide each student with a written course syllabus as per instructions in the Faculty handbook at the beginning of the course.
  • Refer students to appropriate college sources for information on counseling and other student services.
  • Assist students by providing advice on requirements for successful achievement in the member’s area of expertise.
  • Work cooperatively within the college community.
  • Foster an environment that protects academic freedom within the college community.
  • Foster a positive working environment that is free from harassment, prejudice, and/or bias.
  • Demonstrate positive communication skills within the college community.
  • Demonstrate a respect for the dignity of each individual.
  • Assume institutional responsibilities, which are of value to the department, division, college and/or District such as: actively participate in the spirit of shared governance in department, division, college and district institutional responsibilities. Such responsibilities may include recruitment and hiring, class schedule preparation, budget development, performance appraisals, mentorship, supervision of support staff, student recruitment and retention, curriculum and program development and evaluation, program review, club advising, committees, accreditation, articulation, and other duties as assigned.

• APPLICATION INFORMATION:

  • Interested applicants must submit online all materials requested, including: (1) A completed online West Valley-Mission Community College District application; (2) Resume; (3) Unofficial copies of transcripts; (4) District Equivalency Application, if applicable; and (5) Any requested licenses or certificates, if applicable.
  • All sections of the online application, including Education and Educational Work History, must be completed thoroughly.
  • Supervisor(s) name(s) and telephone numbers must be included in the application.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Do NOT send unrequested materials. Unrequested materials will be removed from your application and will not be used for consideration of employment.
  • The employment application and supporting documents represent you; it is to your advantage to fill out the application form carefully and completely.

• ABOUT TRANSCRIPTS:

  • If a minimum requirement is possession of a degree, then a copy of transcripts is required to be included with your application to verify the degree being awarded. If no transcripts are included, the application may be screened as not meeting minimum requirements.
  • Degrees must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation and/or the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Candidates with degrees not identical to the required state or local qualifications must apply for equivalency by completing the equivalency form, which is part of the application package. See Equivalency Information below.
  • Candidates with degrees earned outside of the United States must provide official certification of equivalency to U. S. degrees by a certified U. S. credential review service, must have a U.S. evaluation (course by course of the transcripts) and must be submitted with this online application. A list of sample credential review services is available on the District HR website at: http://wvm.edu/documents.aspx?fid=26400&doc=26706&year=0&category=39649&excludeyear=1
  • If you do not have an electronic version of the transcript, you can get it scanned at an office supply or copy store; then attach the electronic version of your transcript to this online application.
  • Copies of diplomas, grade reports, graduation petitions, transcript evaluations requests, or similar documents WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of transcripts.

EQUIVALENCY INFORMATION:

Applicants applying under equivalency bear the responsibility of submitting the District’s Equivalency Application form with details and evidence of the factors (academic preparation and/or experience) that they believe to be equivalent of the required qualifications for this position. Application(s) for equivalency are required if degrees are not in exact discipline required.

The Equivalency Application is included in the online application as an OPTIONAL form to complete.

ONLY complete the Request for Equivalency application if degree does not match discipline(s) stated in the Minimum Qualifications.

List accurately and completely the courses taken that match requirements of the required degree.

Do NOT attach documents such as course evaluations.

For assistance, contact:

Office of Human Resources, Attn: Recruitment

14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070

Phone: (408) 741-2174 Fax: (408) 867-9059

Email: Jobs@wvm.edu

• Selection Process    

SELECTION PROCESS INFORMATION:

  • After the deadline date, a committee will review and evaluate applications and supporting materials to select the applicants to be interviewed. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure the candidate an interview.
  • All candidates will receive an e-notification to acknowledge receipt of their application materials. If not contacted within 3-6 weeks following the close of the recruitment, no suitable match was determined at this time.
  • Travel expenses to attend first-level interview are the responsibility of the candidate.
  • Application materials become the property of the District and will not be returned or duplicated.
  • The District may choose to re-advertise or indefinitely delay filling a position. Some positions may include first and second level interviews.
  • The District reserves the right to contact former, current, the most recent employers, and others to investigate past employment records of applicants.
  • Any tentative verbal offer of employment is contingent upon formal approval of the college Governing Board.
  • Upon hire the successful candidate must provide the required documents of identity and authorization to work and attest he/she is authorized to work in the United States.

EEO STATEMENT:

West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ a diverse workforce who will contribute to an inclusive and welcoming educational and employment environment. The District is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, ancestry, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, language, accent, citizenship status, transgender status, parental status, marital status, economic status, military or veteran status, and medical condition consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

Special Instructions to the Applicant    

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number    FY17/18-703FT

Open Date    07/26/2017

Close Date    08/22/2017

Open Until Filled    No

• Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

1. * What teaching methodologies have you found to be most effective in teaching economics to a diverse student population with a wide range of backgrounds and abililties? Provide specific examples.

(Open Ended Question)

2. * In your view, what is the role of a community college in the state of California and how do you see yourself contributing to the college both inside and outside of the classroom?

(Open Ended Question)

3. * How have you used technology to improve the retention and success of Economics students? Provide specific examples.

(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

  1. Required Documents
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Transcripts

Optional Documents

  1. Additional Transcripts
  2. Other Related Licenses or Certificates
  3. Supporting Documentation for Equivalency Request 1
  4. Supporting Documentation for Equivalency Request 2

TO APPLY PLEASE GO TO: http://www.wvm.edu/hr
2008-2017 Powered by SmartJobBoard Job Board Software