Closing Date: This position will close on September 20, 2021 at 11:59 PM (or when 150 applications are received, whichever occurs sooner).
ALL FACULTY SHALL: Maintain currency with current information, concepts, laws and ideas in their disciplines and with best practices in teaching and learning. Check mailbox, voicemail, and e-mail regularly. Complete the checkout form before leaving campus at the end of the academic term. Maintain student confidentiality as required by regulation and Board Policy 5040 titled Student Records and Directory Information.
ALL FACULTY WHO ARE ASSIGNED CLASSES SHALL:
Teach all assigned classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy. Teach all assigned classes for all scheduled minutes. In cases of necessary absence from class, notify the Instructional Dean or designee, or if unavailable, the Office of Academic Affairs in advance and have plans prepared so that a substitute, if assigned, can maintain continuity of course content. Teach courses in accordance with the course outlines of record. Provide opportunities for students to be aware of their progress. Submit a copy of the syllabus for each class to the Division Office. Keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress and submit them to appropriate offices by the published deadlines. Submit end-of-session grades, including supporting documentation, and attendance reports by the published deadlines. Submit required information about first-day, no-show students by the published deadlines. Submit textbook order information by the published deadlines. If the textbook is electronic or includes an electronic course pack, these conditions must be met: 1. Tests and exams must be available to the student without charge. 2. The text and course pack must be available to students with disabilities. 3.,The publisher must grant read-only access to designated college staff for purposes of evaluation of course materials. 4. The text must be downloadable or printable. If these four conditions are not met, the electronic textbook cannot be used.
Meet all classes during the final examination period.
Give final examinations at the scheduled time unless approval to do otherwise is granted by the Office of Academic Affairs or its designee.
Keep all corrected final examination papers for at least one year following the close of the semester or summer term.
Maintain a safe learning environment in classrooms, laboratories, and other instructional spaces.
Master's degree, or equivalent foreign degree, in the category of disability, special education, education, psychology, educational psychology, or rehabilitation counseling; and fifteen semester units of upper division or graduate study in the area of disability, to include, but not be limited to: learning disabilities, developmental disabilities; deaf and hearing impaired; physical disabilities; or adapted computer technology.
Understanding of and sensitivity to meeting the needs of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic background of the student, community, and employee population.
At least two years recent experience counseling individuals with disabilitiesin a secondary or postsecondary setting. Community college or university counseling experience; Experience conducting group career counseling sessions and student services workshops; Experience teaching college career and/or other classes for students with disabilities; Experience working with adult basic skills students; Knowledge of and ability to interpret career assessments; Experience working with a variety of computer system(s) supporting student services (i.e., Assist, PeopleSoft, Canvas, etc.). Experience working with community college students with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, citizenship status, and ethnic backgrounds, etc.; Bilingual abilities: Spanish and/or American Sign Language; Experience with outside agencies such as Department of Rehabilitation, Regional Center, Employment Agencies, Independent Living Centers, etc.
Transcripts and Foreign Degrees:
It is the applicant's responsibility to provide copies of all transcript(s) verifying all educational degree(s) and/or coursework required for the position.
A foreign transcript must be evaluated by a NACES certified agency. The web address is www.naces.org.
All qualifying educational degrees/training must be from regionally accredited colleges and/or universities.
Supplemental Information Physical Demands: Requires ambulatory ability to move to various office and classroom-type locations and to stand, bend, stoop, and reach to setup equipment and provide instruction. Requires sufficient hand eye coordination and dexterity to write on a board or type on a computer. Requires sufficient visual acuity to read documents and make presentations. Requires sufficient auditory ability to project voice to a group, hear questions and prompts, and carry on routine conversations. Requires the ability to lift, push, and pull objects of medium weight (less than 30 lbs.) on an occasional basis.
Conditions of Employment:
Assignments are contingent upon sufficient funding and enrollment.
Assignments may include day, evening, and/or weekend classes.
Individual who is offered employment shall be required to obtain fingerprints for a criminal history clearance through the State Department of Justice and remit the required fee for processing the fingerprints (no fee if obtained at Cerritos College Campus Police Station) , produce an original social security card, and submit negative TB test results (must be within the past four years or within the last 60 days if not previously employed in a school district in California) before employment.
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States and signing of loyalty oath per Government Codes 3100-3109.
College/Department Profile: Cerritos College is ranked 14th among the top 100 schools with the highest Hispanic enrollment in the United States by the United States Department of Education. We are a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college's district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Enrollment currently averages approximately 22,500 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu.
The Student Accessibility Services department is committed to ensuring that Cerritos College students with disabilities are afforded equal access in their educational pursuits at Cerritos College, including all curricular and related activities of the campus community. The division is also dedicated to ensuring all students have access to appropriate supports to assist them in achieving their academic, career, and life goals, including disability-informed academic and career counseling as well as connections to relevant community organizations which promote gainful employment of individuals with disabilities.
Application Procedure: Application materials must be submitted by the closing date. Applicants who need special services or facilities due to disability in order to apply or interview for this position must notify Human Resources at the time of application or at least 72 hours prior to the closing date or date of a scheduled interview.
Selection Procedure: Application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee to determine which applicants' qualifications, based on the information in the job announcement, best suit the needs of the District and the Department. The selection committee will conduct interviews and may include a teaching demonstration in order to determine which applicants best demonstrate the skill and knowledge required for the position. Successful candidates will be placed on an eligibility list for employment and will be contacted for employment opportunities based on the District's needs.
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume Cover Letter Copy of Transcripts (Must show all coursework completed and the conferral date of the degree)
The District ensures that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. .
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Founded in 1955, Cerritos College is one of the top community colleges in Los Angeles County offering comprehensive, high-quality, affordable education and career training. We are one of the five largest community colleges in Los Angeles County. We sit on 135 acres located in the City of Norwalk, near the intersection of Interstates 5, 605, and 105, and State Route 91. This makes the campus geographically convenient for students coming from Southeastern Los Angeles County and North Orange County. Our students commute from Artesia, Bellflower, Buena Park, Cerritos, Cypress, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, La Mirada, La Palma, Long Beach, Norwalk, Santa Fe Springs, and beyond. An average of 22,000 students attend annually, and participate in over 180 areas of study and 87 degree and certificate programs.