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DISTANCE EDUCATION FACULTY COORDINATOR
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
San Jose City College
This faculty position is a full-time, 100% FTE (10 Months) Tenure Track position as Distance Education Faculty Coordinator in the Division of Academic Affairs located at San Jose City College.
The primary assignment will be overall coordination of the Distance Education (DE) program, which requires knowledge of online instruction and education technology, student support services and program planning and management.
Assignment may include day and evening responsibilities.
This position is represented by the San Jose/Evergreen Federation of Teachers, AFT 6157.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the direction of the Vice President of Academic Affairs, or their designee, the Distance Education Coordinator will work collaboratively with faculty colleagues and staff:
1. Assess and evaluate in a timely manner the progress and benefit of the DE program.
2. Design and deliver professional development Distance Education Annual plan, including scheduled trainings at Professional Development Days (Flex days) and throughout the academic semesters.
3. Serve as campus CVC-OEI POCR Lead. Collaborate with Distance Education Technologist to establish and maintain a Local POCR review team and work with faculty to fully align courses in accordance with the CVC-OEI Course Design Rubric.
4. Work closely with the Distance Education Technologist to develop and disseminate standards for online course design.
5. Coordinate programs to improve student success and support in online classes and instructional tutoring services. Work with the VPAA to develop and maintain annual Distance Education Program budget and Annual Program Review.
6. Serve as official point of contact with Learning Management System (LMS) and San Jose Evergreen Community College District.
7. Serve as Chair on the Distance Education Committee.
8. Collaborate with Distance Education Committee and Academic Senate to ensure goals are being met and the Distance Education Handbook is annually updated.
9. Serve on the Accessibility Committee.
10. Serve as SJCC liaison to CVC-OEI. Actively participate in the California Virtual Campus - Online Education Initiative (CVC-OEI) Consortium activities and respond to communications in a timely manner and in accordance with the Consortium Charter.
11. Coordinate CANVAS and applications and updates with the SJECCD District Technology (DTTS) team.
12. Work with the Academic Affairs Office to maintain a list of Eligible Distance Education instructors.
13. Participate in the preparation of reports to the Chancellor's Office and Accreditation Commission.
14. Represent San Jose City College at meetings of DE Coordinators through the CCC Chancellor's Office and other venues and conferences.
15. Keep current in federal regulations and state changes in Title 5 and Education code related to DE.
16. Coordinate with the ZTC/OEI Taskforce, OER Liaison and Librarians to provide resources, training and opportunities for faculty to achieve ZTC courses.
17. Maintain current knowledge and understanding of curriculum, support services, policies, laws and regulations as mandated by State and Federal Laws, including appropriate sections of the California Education code and ACCJC for DE.
18. Provide on-going updates to Academic Senate and College Advisory Council.
19. Support Academic Deans in the review of online courses during the faculty evaluation process
20. Demonstrate commitment to professional development, including but not limited to activities such as: participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic work, participation in statewide committees or organizations, etc.
21. Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students and staff of diverse racial, ethnic, academic and socio economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and disabilities by showing respect for differences and the dignity of others.
22. Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours.
23. Foster a professional work and learning environment.
24. Perform other duties as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
1. Masters degree
2. The Distance Education Coordinator must be an instructor, with at least three years of online teaching experience using the Learning Management System (LMS). It is desired that the Distance Education (DE) Coordinator be currently teaching online in CANVAS
3. Three years experience in teaching DE
1. One year of program coordination experience.
2. Knowledge and understanding of innovative online teaching methods and practices.
3. Knowledge and understanding of Universal Design including ADA 508 standards.
4. Facilitating and leading training on distance education methodologies and best practices.
5. Experience working with faculty across disciplines to facilitate improvements in Distance Education.
6. Experience examining and remediating ones instruction, interactions, and/or practices to more effectively engage and support diverse students.
7. Demonstrated skill with addressing issues of equity.
8. Demonstrated expertise in culturally responsive methodologies, particularly as it relates to students lives, interests, and communities.
9. Demonstrated experience in effectively teaching college-level learners from diverse backgrounds.
10. Experience in assessing instructional practices to inform ongoing improvement.
11. Experience in successful course curriculum development, and commitment to working with colleagues from other disciplines using interdisciplinary strategies to develop courses and programs to enhance student learning.
12. Willingness to share in departmental duties including, but not limited to, department and division meetings, program review, data gathering/reporting, assessment of student learning outcomes, participation on hiring committees, adjunct faculty mentorship/training, and strategic planning.
13. Demonstrated experience with SLO assessment and program review and familiarity with the California Community College Guided Pathways Initiative.
14. Willingness to serve the broader campus community (e.g. committee involvement, faculty leadership, student clubs).
15. Bilingual abilities, desirable
Districts Diversity Requirements
- Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced
- Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the Districts hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.
$81,767 to $112,242 Entry Level Annual Salary (10 Month Academic Salary Schedule 2021-2022); Maximum Salary Potential $145,632. Note: Actual Salary placement is based on candidate's verified education and experience.
Excellent fringe benefit package includes a pension, medical, dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection. Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts. Faculty also receive paid sick leave.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://sjeccd.peopleadmin.com/
About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves.
As of fall 2017, with enrollment of approximately 18,500 per semester, and an extremely diverse student population (Hispanic/Latino 44%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific Islander 32%, American Indian/Native American 0.5%, White/Caucasian 11%) attaining educational goals reflecting 45% - AA Degree and Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the Districts emphasis on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the State.
The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse group of managers, supervisors and confidential staff consisting of 29 % Hispanic/Latino, 13% Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 23% White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.