Part-Time Faculty - Fire Technology
Salary: $48.30 Hourly
Job Category: Adjunct Faculty
In supporting the mission of Lassen Community College, a part-time instructor applicant pool has been established to provide highly qualified instructors who are experts in their subject areas, who are skilled in teaching and serving the needs of a varied student population, who can foster overall college effectiveness, and who are sensitive to and themselves represent the racial and cultural diversity of the District community.
Under the direction of the Vice President of Academic Services, part-time faculty provide instruction in the Lassen Community College educational programs. The assignments may include collegiate transfer courses and pre-collegiate basic skills courses. The positions may include day, evening, week-end and/or on-line teaching assignments.
Education and Experience:
The standard minimum qualifications for disciplines on this list are; any bachelor’s degree or higher and two years of professional experience, or any associate degree and six years of professional experience. As used here, “professional experience” includes teaching experience. “Teaching experience” is defined as serving in the capacity of an instructor responsible for development and delivery of formalized educational content designed to meet established standards in an academic or industry setting. Professional experience is required when the applicant possesses a master’s degree. The professional experience required must be directly related to the faculty member’s teaching assignment.
LCC Academic Senate established the equivalency of an associate degree for Fire technology as (either #1 or # 2 provide equivalency):
1. California State Fire Marshall Office requirements for becoming an instructor
a. Completion of one of the following;
• Instructor 1A, Instructor 1B, and Instructor 1C
b. Completion of Regional Instructor Orientation course
c. Completion of an Ethical Leadership in the classroom course
d. Certificate showing completion of the course to be taught
e. Letter signed by Fire Chief describing rank and experience
f. Letter on department letterhead and signed by a Fire Chief or College Administrator describing specific background as it relates to teaching experience (may be the same letter as above)
2. National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) requirements for becoming an instructor
a. Completion of one of the following;
• Instructor 1A, Instructor 1B, and Instructor 1C; OR
b. Mastery of skills presented in the course to be taught
c. Documentation of consideration as an expert in the field of instruction
Demonstrated experience in instruction of applicable discipline.
Ability to efficiently use teaching aids and technology in the classroom.
Knowledge of adult learning theory.
Ability to communicate tactfully and effectively in both oral and written form.
Knowledge of the mission and philosophy of the California Community College System.
Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with students and colleagues.
Ability to work with designated computer programs and systems.
Sensitivity and responsiveness to the diverse backgrounds of community college students.
Please review the minimum qualifications necessary to teach the course(s) you are interested in the Lassen Community College Minimum Qualifications Handbook located at the link below.
Instruct assigned classes in accordance with the course outline of record.
Provide a current syllabus, which is consistent with the course outline of record to all students for each class. A course syllabus for each course taught shall be filed by the instructor with Academic Services within one week of the first meeting of the class.
Submit grade rosters to the Office of Admissions and Records within five (5) District business days after the last day of finals. All attendance rosters and other administrative forms must be properly completed as scheduled.
Review in cooperation with other faculty in the same subject area, textbooks, workbooks, and other materials.
Maintain accurate and current records of student attendance and student achievement in accordance with District procedures.
Report absences to Academic Services.
Monitor care and maintenance of equipment provided for student use in classes.
Teaching assignment may include face-to-face instruction in a prison environment
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Unofficial Transcripts (Degree Posted)