Posting Details

Application Instructions

Please read carefully before applying:
You must provide all information requested on the application form (resumes will not be considered as a substitute for the application). Initial screening by Human Resources for minimum requirements is based on your APPLICATION ONLY (supporting documents will not be reviewed during initial screening). Incomplete applications will not be considered by hiring committees. You will have an opportunity to upload supporting documents for committee consideration during this online application process.

Position Information

Posting Number:06001450
Posting Date:11/05/2018
Closing Date:06/30/2019
Open Until Filled (notes):
Length of Position:Contracts are on a term-by-term basis
Anticipated Start Date:
Position Type:Part-Time Instructor
Salary Level:Part Time Instructor
Starting Minimum Pay:$573 per load unit (1 LU ~= 1 class credit)
Starting Maximum Pay:$573 per load unit (1 LU ~= 1 class credit)
Hours per Week:depending on class schedule
Work Schedule:depending on class schedule
Days of the Week:Mon-Fri typically
Job Summary/Purpose:

: To provide instruction in a range of engineering courses in support of engineering transfer programs. To participate in the design and delivery of courses for the transfer engineering program. Regular teaching assignments may include courses on and off campus and/or during evening hours.

• This is a part-time (< .50 FTE) non-benefited position, hired on a term-by-term basis. Hours of work may include evening or weekend teaching assignments.

• Part-Time Faculty compensation begins at Step 1 / $573 per load unit (LU). Load Unit is equivalent to class credit; and shall include both teaching and other assignments.

• Part-Time Faculty positions are not represented by the Faculty Forum Collective Bargaining Agreement.

• Initial assignment will be at the Bend Campus. May include travel throughout the College district.

• Official transcripts are required upon hire. Applicants anticipating Degree completion must supply a letter from his/her university stating the degree title and that the degree will be granted by that date.

• Upon hire, must pass criminal background check and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.

Essential Functions:

1. Provide instruction in Engineering and assist with providing other coursework for engineering programs. Teaching assignments may include courses taught during the day and/or evening classes taught on or off campus

2. Lecture and guide in-classroom activities, online/web-based activities, provide individual conference time to guide and evaluate student progress. Teaching assignments may include courses taught during the day and/or evening, classes taught on or off campus.

3. Provide one hour of office time per week per course to guide and evaluate student progress. Teaching requires maintaining one office hour per course, per week.

4. Utilize resources, including technological resources such as Blackboard, to provide current course content and to record grades.

5. Conduct classroom presentations and activities; incorporate new methodologies in teaching and technology into classes. Includes shared responsibility for curriculum development and participation in evaluation for courses and the program.

6. Act as a resource person for students.

7. Perform other essential duties and tasks specific to each location, by required deadlines relevant to part-time instructor teaching assignments, as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. The individual is expected to follow College work rules and policies.

1. Demonstrable evidence of excellence in teaching typical Engineering coursework found at a community college. This includes demonstrable evidence of the on-going pursuit of activities intended to improve teaching skills.

2. Thorough knowledge of the field of Engineering in the broadest possible sense.

3. Ability to use a variety of teaching techniques and instructional methods as are appropriate to a wide range of learning styles.

4. Ability to design, develop, and maintain instructional programs and curricula in the field of Engineering.

5. Ability to observe, direct, and supervise students in laboratory and field settings and experiences.

6. Ability to traverse steep and uneven terrain as part of the direction and supervision of field work in Engineering.

7. Familiarity with, and ability to operate and oversee, the operation of audio-visual equipment. This includes overhead projectors, film and sound systems, video and television, and interactive video and audio equipment including computer controlled mixed media presentation systems.

8. Ability to use desktop computers effectively to produce and manage documents and data.

9. Ability to orally communicate effectively with others, using the English language, with or without the use of an interpreter.

10. Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language, with or without the use of auxiliary aids or services.

11. Ability to review, understand, and apply concepts presented in training programs, conferences, and/or the professional literature.

12. Ability to work with other faculty and COCC staff and administrative persons at all levels.

13. Willingness to travel and/or teach at various hours and locations as required.

14. Ability to work cooperatively with and contribute to a diverse workplace through ideas or experience.

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

Work is performed in classroom and office environments with the ability to sit or stand at workstation for extended periods. The employee is regularly required to use computers, white boards, projectors, and other basic office equipment. The employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms and requires near visual acuity to write, read written materials and computer screens, and sufficient hearing and speech ability for ordinary conversations. Computer screen is used frequently. Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs. Travel throughout the College district as needed. A flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends, may be necessary due to the nature of the position responsibilities. The employee is required to meet physical and ergonomic requirements of the program area as this may vary from positions. All individuals are required to be able to perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation. All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity / Non-Discrimination Statement


The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status or any other classes protected under Federal and State statues in any education program, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Equal Employment Officer, c/o COCC’s Human Resources office, 541.383.7216.

Minimum Qualifications:


1. Master’s degree in Engineering or closely related field.

2. Demonstrated excellence in teaching, or evidence for the potential for excellence in teaching.

3. Coursework/teaching experience in teaching lower division engineering coursework.

4. Willingness and ability to travel to teach at other college locations in Central Oregon

Special Qualifications:


1. Coursework/teaching experience in lower division engineering at a community college.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Part-time instructor pools are posted for the academic year to obtain applications from those interested in teaching part-time as a non-benefited instructor, on a term-by-term basis. Positions may not necessarily be available at the time you apply. Your online application will remain active for consideration throughout the length of the posting unless you are notified otherwise.

COCC is not able to support work Visa’s for this position. Candidates must be able to work in the United States at time of employment.

Note that you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact HR at 541-383-7216.

If you have letters of recommendation that are being sent directly to HR, please upload a Word document or PDF stating these documents are being sent to HR. This will act as a placeholder for your required documents and allow you to continue your application process and submit.

Is a Criminal History Check required?Yes
Is a Credit History Check Required?No
Open Until FilledNo

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