Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks an outstanding and enthusiastic individual to teach in the CBC High School Academy (HSA). This full-time, non-tenure track position will give the successful applicant the opportunity to help formerly unsuccessful high school students ages 16 to 20 satisfy high school graduation requirements. The incumbent will provide instruction and experiences which will help students transition into their next academic and social stages as well as into their careers. The instructor must have the ability to teach all courses and levels within the complete CBC HSA curriculum and must be able to adapt to a variety of teaching situations including morning, afternoon, evening, or weekend assignments. This position reports to the Dean for Transitional Studies.
GENERAL QUALITIES DESIRED:
Passion for teaching and a commitment to student success;
Commitment to the community college mission;
Commitment to shared governance;
Commitment to staying current in one's discipline;
Willingness to become involved in campus activities beyond one's discipline; and
Demonstrated ability to pursue creative and/or scholarly endeavors in area of expertise.
The base salary for this position is $48,601 for a 176-day contract over the Instructional Year (Fall/Winter/Spring Quarters). When the College determines that a newly hired full-time faculty member possesses special skills that meet specific instructional needs, the starting salary may be increased up to $3,000. Additional compensation may be available for assignment of summer quarter courses or courses taught outside of the full-time position during fall, winter and spring quarters.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled. First consideration closes July 23, 2017 @ 11:59 pm PDT.
Instruct students in all levels of basic and developmental reading, writing, and/or math; may include evening and weekend classes;
Provide instruction to students integrating instructional technology;
Administer appropriate assessment tools for diagnosing, placing, and evaluating students;
Work effectively with college faculty and administrators, as well as the campus community and relevant community-based organizations;
Participate in faculty projects in assigned areas such as textbook selection, curriculum development, computer lab resources, etc; and
Comply with workload responsibilities as stated in the collective bargaining agreement.
Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university;
Valid Washington State Teaching Certificate with the appropriate endorsements (English, Math, and/or Social Studies);
Two years of full-time experience teaching at the public secondary school level;
Demonstrated skills and knowledge to facilitate student success with students from a wide range of academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds;
Knowledge and experience with curriculum development;
Experience with instructional technology;
A proven track record of successfully serving students at risk; and
Demonstrated knowledge and use of testing and measurement designed to assess student skills.
Bilingual/biliterate in Spanish/English.
GENERAL INTERVIEW INFORMATION: Only completed applications submitted on or before the 1st consideration date are guaranteed to be reviewed for this position. The interview process generally consists of an in-person (local candidates) or Skype (out-of-town candidates) initial interview, with top candidates selected for an on-campus interview. Those top candidates traveling from a distance of 200 miles are more will be provided travel expenses such as flight, per diem, etc. Those top candidates traveling less than 200 miles will receive mileage at the IRS rate. The College reserves the right to make changes to the process for an emergency hire or under exceptional circumstances as determined by the College.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This position is for the 2017-2018 academic year, beginning September 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018. Schedule varies; assignment may include evening and weekend classes.
In accordance with the Child/Adult Information Act, RCW 43.43.830, the candidate selected for hire will be subject to a Criminal History Background Check. Additionally, pursuant to RCW 43.43.845(3), an inquiry will be made for employees and volunteers in the Washington Courts database for civil adjudications as a condition for consideration of employment.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
In the interest of providing a healthy, safe and secure educational and work environment, and in order to meet the requirements of federal legislation, it is the policy of the College to maintain an alcohol and drug-free workplace for our employees and students. The position is directly engaged in the performance of work on a federal contract or grant which requires compliance with the College's Drug-Free Workplace Policy as well as reporting requirements, as a condition of employment.
If you are hired, you will need to provide proof of identity and documentation of U.S. citizenship or appropriate authorization to work in this position as required by the Immigration Reform Control Act of 1986.
Columbia Basin College operates under an approved affirmative action plan and encourages applications from persons of color, women, veterans and persons of disability. The Human Resources Office is accessible to those with disabilities. If you need accommodation in application or employment, contact the Human Resources Office at (509) 542-4740.
Occasional need to lift at least 20 pounds;
Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time;
Frequent need for oral, written and auditory communication; and
Frequent repetitive hand and wrist motions.
This is a bargaining unit position represented by the Association for Higher Education. Pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement, the successful applicant must become a member of the Association or pay required dues to the Association no later than the tenth (10th) day of employment with the College.
CBC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and operates under an Affirmative Action Plan, in accordance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. CBC reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran. This policy applies to all programs and facilities, including, but not limited to, admissions, educational programs, and employment. Discrimination is prohibited by state and federal laws and regulations, as well as the College policy. Coordination of the compliance efforts of CBC with respect to equal opportunity and disability accommodation regulations is under the direction of Camilla Glatt, Vice President of Human Resources and Legal Affairs, telephone 509-542-5548.
CBC complies with the American with Disabilities Act and Washington's Law Against Discrimination. Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may contact 509-542-4740 or leave a TYY/TDD message at 509-546-0400 by the application closing date.
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin... College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin College continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.