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Assistant Professor, Aviation
San Diego, CA
Posted Sep 04, 2013 by San Diego Community College District
Category: Vocational & Technical - Aviation

THIS JOB POSTING HAS EXPIRED.



Closing Date: 09/27/2013

Assistant Professor, Aviation


Location: Miramar College

Pay Information

10 Month Contract Position

The salary range for this Assistant Professor level position is $4,592 – $6,188 per month. Note that all new faculty hired by the SDCCD start at the Assistant Professor level. Overload assignments are paid based on contract parody using the Adjunct/Overload College Classroom and Non-Classroom, Schedules B and C. Salary placement is based solely upon education and experience as outlined in the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement, and it is non-negotiable. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code §87815, any required adjustment will be made on the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, will be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Assistant Professors may earn tenure after 4 years and promote to Associate Professor.

For further information, please contact the Human Resources Employment Office for a copy of the comprehensive rules for salary placement and advancement. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements/handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits. This position is FLSA Exempt (does not accrue overtime).

Position Equivalent FTE:
1.0
Job Duration: 10
FLSA Status: Exempt (does not accrue overtime)
Bargaining Unit: AFT/College Faculty
Position Type: Academic
Department: Aviation Maintenance

The Position

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Assistant Professor, Aviation at Miramar College beginning Spring 2014. Located in the Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch area of San Diego, Miramar College is one of three colleges in the San Diego Community College District. The assignment may also include day, evening, Saturday, and/or off-campus responsibilities.

Major Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities will be teaching lecture and laboratory courses in Aviation Operations, Flight Ground School, and Airport Management. In addition to thorough knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations Part 141, 61 and 91, a candidate must have the ability to: communicate effectively with students, instructors, managers, and representatives from industry and the Federal Aviation Administration; assist with development of appropriate curriculum including preparation with other college faculty in the academic affairs of the college; and fulfill the responsibilities of a community college instructor in accordance with the San Diego Community College District adopted job description.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Degrees must be from regionally accredited institutions.
• Any Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience; OR
• Any Associate degree and six years of professional experience; OR
• Possession of a California Community College Instructor Credential (valid) in Aircraft Operations; AND
• Possession of Certified Flight Instructor Certificate – Instrument Rating.

Desired Qualifications

The District encourages you to apply for this position if you possess a combination of education, training and/or experience which clearly demonstrates the highest level of professional competence. Applications will be evaluated based upon the following:

• Professional experience in aviation operations/management.
• Professional experience in flight instruction, including ground school and flight procedures.
• Teaching experience in aviation related and/or non-aviation related courses/programs.
• Detailed knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations, including Parts 141, 61 & 91.
• Professional experience working with the Federal Aviation Administration to maintain an approved operating certificate.
• Ability to develop industry contacts and place students in appropriate jobs, internships, or follow-on training.
• Ability to coordinate a college instructional program, including curriculum development, course scheduling, instructor evaluation, program outreach/promotion, and student enrollment management.
• Ability to work with diverse populations and populations with varying learning abilities.
• Professional/personal experience with applicable computer technology and software applications, including flight simulator technology.

Foreign Degree:

Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with the application packet.

Licenses/Certificates/Credentials:

Possession of Certified Flight Instructor Certificate – Instrument Rating

Commitment to Diversity:

All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
Working Conditions
Classroom environment favorable
Physical requirements minimal

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete online application that includes the items listed (extraneous material will not be reviewed). References to résumés or other uploaded documents within the online application will be considered an “incomplete” application; please enter “N/A” if any section does not apply.

• Résumé;
• Unofficial Transcripts; AND
• Copy of Certified Flight Instructor Credential.

Important: To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed. Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee.

Application materials sent via mail, fax, or e-mail will not be accepted.
Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via e-mail.
All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

First-level interviews are anticipated to occur between October 21–November 1, 2013, with finalist interviews being conducted during the first two weeks in November.

Conditions of Employment:

SELECTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT:
Submit “official” transcripts as stated on application;
Pass a pre-employment physical exam at the candidate’s expense;
Provide a Certificate of Tuberculosis Exam for initial appointment (Note: The certificate must be renewed every 4 years as a condition of continuing employment);
Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer at the candidate’s expense (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment);
Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States; AND
Attend a new hire processing appointment in Human Resources located at the District Administrative Offices.

Additional Information:

Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
SDCCD provides a comprehensive fringe benefit package for its full-time academic employees. The District contributes toward the cost of the premium (including dependent coverage) for the medical insurance plan options. Additional benefits include dental, vision, sick leave, vacation and opportunities for professional development. Contract employees become members of the State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) upon appointment.

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.sdccdjobs.com/postings/4253

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