Detailed Job Description
The Department of Business at Mission College is now seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track instructor position. We are seeking applicants who will teach the full range of courses designed for all Mission College students, students who come from various cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds. These courses include Small Business Startup & Management, Business and Society, Business Communications, Business Mathematics Using Calculators, Introduction to Business Computing, Business Law, Fundamentals of Financial Investments, Introduction of American Business, Human Relations Applied in Business, Administrative Office Procedures, Global Business, and Internet for Business Users.
Mission College is located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Our staff and faculty are among the most qualified in the state and our students appreciate the college for its friendly staff and supportive atmosphere.
Applicants who possess the knowledge, skills, and life experiences to address the cultural and educational needs of a culturally diverse student population are encouraged to apply.
This is a full-time, 10-month, tenure-track position that begins in Fall 2014. Instructional assignments may include day and/or evening classes, Monday thru Saturday, as needed. This position is represented by the Association of College Educators (ACE).
Work location: Mission College, Santa Clara, CA
1.Education – Possess one of the following:
- Master’s degree in business, business management, business administration, accountancy, finance, marketing, or business education; OR
- Bachelor’s degree in any of the above, AND master’s degree in economics, personnel management, public administration, or Juris Doctorate (J.D.) or Legum Baccalaureus (LL.B.) degree; OR
- Bachelor’s degree in economics with a business emphasis, AND master’s degree in personnel management, public administration, or J.D. or LL.B. degree; OR
- A valid California Community College Instructor’s Credential in the discipline; OR
- The equivalent of the above.
2. Demonstrated ability to effectively work with persons of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.
- Recent work experience in a private or public business occupation, human resource management or public administration management.
- Recent teaching experience in a Business course or occupation.
- Experience, training and/or ability to work with computers and other forms of technology, particularly in connection with assignments, including industry credit courses and workshops.
- Commitment to maintaining currency in the discipline, including the use of advanced technology.
- Ability to take an active role in working with faculty, student groups, and college support services, particularly within the Department and Division. Teaching, training, and/or personal experience relevant to the needs of community college students, especially under prepared students.
Examples of Duties and Responsibilities
Instructional duties and assignments may consist of one or more of the following:
- Provide instruction for assigned courses. This includes preparation, in-class activities, evaluation of students’ work, consultation with students outside of class, maintenance of currency in the subjects taught and other efforts related to the teaching of the assigned classes.
- Maintain accurate class and other records conforming with state requirements and stated District and college needs.
- Submit, when due, all necessary reports such as attendance, grade reports, rosters, and class schedules.
- Follow course outlines as filed in the appropriate instruction offices.
- Observe, support and enforce the regulations, policies and programs of the District and college.
- Provide each student with a course syllabus at the beginning of the course, as per instructions in the Faculty Handbook.
- Refer students to appropriate college sources for information on counseling and other student services.
- Assist students by providing advice on requirements for successful achievement in the member’s area of expertise.
- Work cooperatively within the college community.
- Foster an environment that protects academic freedom within the college community.
- Foster a positive working environment that is free from harassment, prejudice and/or bias.
- Demonstrate a respect for the dignity of each individual.
Knowledge and Abilities
Salary and Benefits
- Anticipated Hiring Range: $48,891 to $76,087 annually, is based on academic achievement, teaching and related experience.
- Employer-contributed medical, dental and vision for employee and dependents, to include domestic partner.
- Employer paid long term disability for employee.
- Voluntary life insurance.
- Sabbatical, Rejuvenation and Retraining Leaves.
- Banked leave provisions.
- Professional Growth and Development activities.
- 10 days sick leave accrued annually; personal necessity and catastrophic leave.
- Conference leaves.
- Opportunity for overload assignments.
- Cal STRS Retirement.
- Position is union affiliated with required dues.
- Interested applicants must submit online all materials requested, including:
(1) A completed online West Valley-Mission Community College District application; (2) Resume; (3) Transcripts – (unofficial or official copies) for stated degrees having the degree confer/award dates circled. Official transcripts will be required prior to employment start date should the position be offered. (4) Cover letter; (5) District Equivalency Application, if applicable; and (6) Any requested licenses or certificates, if applicable.
- All sections of the online application, including Education and Educational Work History, must be completed thoroughly.
- Supervisor(s) name(s) and telephone numbers must be included in the application.
- Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- Do NOT send unrequested materials. Unrequested materials will not be used for consideration of employment.
- The employment application and supporting documents represent you; it is to your advantage to fill out the application form carefully and completely.
- Degrees must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation and/or the U.S. Department of Education.
- Candidates with degrees not identical to the required state or local qualifications must apply for equivalency by completing the equivalency form, which is part of the application package. See Equivalency Information below.
- Candidates with degrees earned outside of the United States must provide official certification of equivalency to U. S. degrees by a certified U. S. credential review service, must have a U.S. evaluation (course by course of the transcripts) and must be submitted with this online application.
- If you do not have an electronic version of the transcript, you can get it scanned at an office supply or copy store; then attach the electronic version of your transcript to this online application.
- Copies of diplomas, grade reports, graduation petitions, transcript evaluations requests, or similar documents WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of transcripts.
For assistance, contact: West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Office of Human Resources, Attn: Recruitment
14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070
Phone: (408) 741-2174 Fax: (408) 867-9059