Job Details

Allan Hancock College
  • Position Number: 1223545
  • Location: Santa Maria, CA
  • Position Type: Education

Temporary Noncredit Vocational Education Coordinator/Instructor

Department: Community Education
Category: Faculty
Posted: 5/16/2018
Closing Date: 5/31/2018


This is a temporary, one year, non-tenure-track faculty position in Community Education to provide instruction and coordinate the Vocational Education program. The instructor will participate in program review and curriculum development; review and revise content of course(s) as necessary; maintain five (5) required office hours per week for student consultation; participate in department and college activities; maintain class and examination schedules as well as grade and attendance records according to college regulations; and perform related tasks as required. The assignment may include teaching in the evenings and on weekends at any college site.

August 2018 to May 2019, pending board approval.

Hiring salary range is $52,834 to $72,954 depending upon education and experience. A doctoral stipend of $2,500 is paid annually.
Benefits include medical, dental, life, vision (employee only), and salary protection insurance.

The governing board seeks an individual with the following minimum qualifications:
1. Bachelor's degree and two years of occupational experience related to the subject of the course taught, OR the equivalent per Board Policy 7211.
2. Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and community college students and of staff and students with disabilities.

3. Demonstrated ability to:
Work with students possessing a broad range of learning styles, skills, motivation, and educational goals including working with students with low-educational attainment
Conduct appropriate level of instruction for adult learners in the area of Vocational Education
Plan, research, develop, recommend, and organize instructional materials according to the official course outlines
Incorporate current technology and critical thinking into instruction
Coordinate with supervisor and Human Resources to recruit, hire, mentor, and evaluate part-time noncredit faculty
Act as main contact for noncredit Vocational Education faculty
Schedule classes for the noncredit Vocational Education program
Collaborate with the credit CTE programs in the alignment of curriculum to allow for noncredit students' seamless transition to credit classes
Convene and facilitate regular meetings with the noncredit Vocational Education faculty
Plan and coordinate professional development training for noncredit Vocational Education faculty
Facilitate the assessment, collection, and submission of SLO data
Effectively use multimedia technology in classroom instruction
Communicate effectively, both in oral and written communication
Apply current evaluation and assessment methods
Identify and use learning outcomes and assessment that lead to course and program improvements
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
Perform and support outreach and articulation

4. Knowledge of:
Diverse teaching strategies and demonstrated ability to use a variety of these strategies in the classroom to address diverse learning styles
Current theories and strategies of instruction in Vocational Education
Adult students characteristics
Adult Vocational Education content areas
Software programs commonly used to teach Vocational Education
Teaching strategies that address the needs of students with a variety of learning styles
Bilingual Spanish-English preferred
In its desire to select outstanding faculty members from the largest possible pool of qualified applicants, Allan Hancock College recognizes the fact that candidates may have attained expertise in a discipline through a variety of means. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged by the district as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for this position. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications are encouraged to complete the equivalency form and provide appropriate documentation of their qualifications.

A committee will review applications. Meeting minimum qualifications does not ensure a candidate an interview. Therefore, it is important that the application be thorough and detailed. Applicants will be assessed on the breadth and depth of education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. A limited number of applicants will be invited for an on campus interview at the college at their own expense. All interviewed candidates will be asked to present a teaching demonstration.

To be considered for this position, the candidate must submit the following application materials to the college human resources office by end of business (4:00 p.m.).
Monday, June 12, 2017
Signed district application for faculty/administrative positions
A current and complete resume/CV of education and professional experience
Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for the application process). Official transcripts are required if hired
Cover letter

A committee will give priority review of application materials submitted by Monday, June 12, 2017. This position is open until filled. The district reserves the right to extend time limits, reinitiate, or withdraw the recruitment/ selection process at any point.

For application materials please visit our Web site at or contact:
Allan Hancock College
Human Resources, Building B
800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454-6399
(805) 922-6966, extension 3338
FAX (805) 922-9196

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