Cosumnes River College
Fire Technology Assistant Professor (60%) /Fire Technology Program Coordinator (40%)
Job Posting Number: F01491P
Salary: $53,855 to $101,638 per year. Additional earnings may be available for summer, overload, and stipends. LRCCD Salary Schedules
Additional Salary Information
Initial annual salary within a given range varies, depending upon units/degrees completed at accredited institutions and experience. Candidates not holding the minimum degree requirement may start at a salary lower than posted above.
Closing Date: 02/21/2024
Complete job description and application available online at: http://220.127.116.11/counter.php?id=276187
The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: coordination of instructional programs and/or teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning and program outcomes; maintaining a thorough and current knowledge in their regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a full-time faculty member.
The assignment percentage between these two roles may be adjusted based on student, department, and program needs.
The college has an MOU with Cosumnes CSD Fire District that only allows CSD employees who have been hired by Los Rios to teach the Fire Technology (FT) 210 internship course. If the successful candidate is not a CSD employee, an instructional load will be created with other FT courses.
Under the direction of the Dean of Health and Suman Services, the Fire Technology Assistant Professor/Coordinator will: supervise the internship site; maintain certification requirements; develop and maintain agency agreements with affiliated fire service agencies; develop, revise, and align curriculum with Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) standards; and assist with program marketing and recruitment.
The department maintains a focus on:
Integrating industry experience with classroom teaching experience to meet the needs of a diverse student population. CRC’s student population consists of traditional students, re-entry, mid-career changing students, employed fire fighters, and international students with varying needs with regard to instruction and mentoring.
Position Salary Information:
Initial maximum salary placement is based on academic degree, upper/graduate level units earned, and/or related professional occupational experience per the Los Rios College Federation of Teachers Contract (the initial maximum placement is Class V, Step 8). For more information on the step placement process, please click here.
As a Los Rios employee, you have access to a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that offers you the flexibility and security to thrive both inside and outside of work. Check out the benefits guide for complete information.
The instructional assignment may include, but is not limited to, teaching courses in all levels of Fire Science and Technology at the college including:
- Maintaining a robust Fire Technology Advisory Board to assure the curriculum meets the needs of the industry, certification, and the community.
- Collaborating with the regional fire service agencies and other college programs on fire technology academic and career pathways.
- Coordinating with other Fire Technology adjunct faculty in the college system on class schedules, student learning outcomes, and program assessment.
- Utilizing technology including computers, computer software, internet, email, virtual reality and multi-media equipment to support instruction and communication.
- Assessing student course success, student learning outcomes and completing program review.
- Remaining current in the subject area and in the techniques of effective instruction.
- Participating in department and division meetings.
The fire technology coordinator duties may include, but are not limited to:
- Coordinating with the work experience/internship program coordinator and instructor on work-based learning and maintaining required documentation and student records for the Fire Technology Internship Program.
- Administering program budgets, equipment, and supplies with the ability to forecast Fire Technology department needs and establishing departmental goals and objectives.
- Participating in professional organizations and activities.
- Performing other duties as assigned.
Any bachelor’s degree or higher and two years of professional experience; OR any associate degree and six years of professional experience; OR the equivalent*. Professional experience must be directly related to the assignment being taught. All degrees must be from an accredited institution completed by July 1, 2024.
Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.