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Contra Costa Community College District
  • Position Number: 2715306
  • Location: Pleasant Hill, CA
  • Position Type: Business - International Business

Construction Management Assistant Professor

Posting Number: F00812
Location: Diablo Valley College
Salary: $59,112 - $99,876 per year

Description of Position:
Diablo Valley College inspires, educates, and empowers a diverse community of students to transform their lives and their communities. To help further this work, DVC seeks a tenure-track Construction instructor to start in August 2022. We are looking for a colleague who will demonstrate discipline expertise and show sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic backgrounds and abilities of community college students. We are looking for instructors who share a strong commitment to social and racial justice and who use or are inspired to use anti-racist pedagogies that close equity gaps by recognizing, understanding, and respecting the perspectives of all students. We strongly encourage those with historically marginalized and/or underrepresented identities to apply, including people of color, non-binary and transgender individuals, women, and Indigenous people.

The successful applicant will be well qualified to teach courses in Construction, Construction Management, Building Inspection, and Construction Supervision and Superintendency. The successful candidate will also demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic backgrounds, and abilities of community college students.

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Position Status: Tenure- Track
EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff
Employee Group: Full-Time Faculty
Department: D4105-Arch./Engineering

Duties and Responsibilities:
In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. advancing equitable student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;
2. participating in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs; developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs;
3. collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;
4. engaging in department program improvement initiatives;
5. participating in department, division, and college committees;
6. participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide;
7. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;
8. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
9. informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements;
10. preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress;
11. maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines;
12. posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy;
13. participating in Colleges shared governance processes.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:
Understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff and faculty.

The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university): Any bachelors degree or higher and two years of professional experience or Any associate degree and six years of professional experience. Professional experience is required when the applicant possesses a masters degree. The professional experience required must be directly related to teaching assignment.

Desirable Qualifications:
Highly qualified candidates will possess knowledge, skills, and experience that address the desirable qualifications below. Responses to the supplemental questions below allow the applicant to describe how they meet these qualifications.
  1. Experience teaching construction to students of diverse backgrounds and varied levels of preparation using multiple teaching methods and modalities.
  2. Commitment to addressing issues of equity and inclusion both in and out of the classroom.
  3. Commitment to continuous improvement of teaching and pedagogy.
  4. Ability to teach a wide range of construction-related classes, including classes and topics outside of specialization in a variety of formats, including online and hybrid, face-to-face, off-campus, etc.
  5. Commitment to contributing immediately to department and division duties outside the classroom.
  6. Commitment to engaging with students in and out of the classroom, as active learning partners with strengths, skills, and expertise to be cultivated and explored.
  7. Clear and engaging communication skills.
  8. Experience in construction management.
  9. Possess a bachelors or masters degree related to a construction discipline.

Job Open Date: 12/02/2021
Job Close Date: 1/20/2022
Open Until Filled: No
Employment Begins: August, 2022
# of Months: 10

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The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

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