Job Title: Early Childhood Education/Education Assistant Professor (Full-time, Tenure-track)
Location: Centralia College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 11529
About Us Centralia College is located on a 30-acre campus in the heart of Centralia, Washington and has been serving students in the Lewis County region since 1925. As a comprehensive community college, Centralia College offers academic transfer and workforce programs, as well as adult basic education, ELL, and personal enrichment classes. The college also offers five Bachelor of Applied Science degrees: Information Technology - Application Development, Diesel Technology, Applied Management (Business), Behavioral Healthcare and Teacher Education.
In addition to the main campus in Centralia, Centralia College East in Morton is a smaller site that serves the needs of students in east Lewis County. Since the college is committed to the success of all students, Centralia College also provides educational programs at two corrections centers in southwest Washington - Garrett Heyns Education Center located in Shelton, Washington and the Cedar Creek Corrections Center located in Littlerock, Washington. In addition to Green Hill School in Chehalis, Washington. In total, the college serves more than 7,000 students annually. For more than 90 years, several generations of Lewis County residents have looked to Centralia College for their education and training needs.
For more information on Centralia College and what it can do for you, please call 360-736-9391 or visit [www.centralia.edu](http://www.centralia.edu).
Job Description Centralia College is committed to student success, academic excellence, and supporting our community in an inclusive and equitable learning environment. Working in the education programs, the assistant professor is responsible for facilitating student learning and student success with a diverse student population. The assistant professor acts as the point of contact for Early Achiever's students, completes quarterly grant reporting, and completes outreach to early learning centers to share funding information and secure practicum placements. In addition, this position is responsible for contributing to a collaborative, professional work environment focused on personal and student growth.
The early childhood education and education programs provides training to students in early childhood education coursework, approved throughout the state, to facilitate coursework required to obtain employment in early childhood settings through state recognized stackable certificates as well as two-year degrees. Students participating in an education program are often focused on transferring to a four-year teaching program or remaining at CC and completing a BAS in Teacher Education (K-8).
This position could be assigned a variety of upper and lower division coursework in early childhood education and teacher education and may contain courses delivered in late afternoons and early evenings.
Duties and Responsibilities 60% Instruction, curriculum development and assessment of student learning, and program outcomes
Serve the needs of students who represent a broad spectrum of ages, abilities, ethnicities, and educational and cultural backgrounds, and infuse multicultural perspectives into course content and delivery.Assess the local business community to determine employment needs and develop applicable curriculum.Assess student learning and revise curriculum as neededUse a Learning Management system and other technology in a manner that enhances student learning.Demonstrated commitment to equity and diversity and inclusion through pedagogical practices and curriculum development.20% Committee work, grant work and outreach
Collaborate in a professional environment focused on personal and student growth. Collaboration within the business department, across campus, with local high schools, and the community are essential. Implement strategies to recruit and retain students.Serve on campus committees that support the college's mission.Organize and participate in Early Childhood Education Advisory Board meetings twice per year.Attend Early Childhood Education Prep counsel to remain current in requirements and knowledge of standards. 20% Advising and career planning with students
Effectively work with students to identify career goals and select a program and courses to reach those goals.Guide students through various college processesAdvise students on a quarterly basis and track student progress throughout program completionQualifications Master's degree in Education or Early Childhood Education, or closely related field.
Bachelor's degree in Education or Early Childhood Education, or closely related field plus 60 college credits AND 2 years of relevant work experience.
Teaching experienceExperience in student advising or career planningSkills to assess curriculum/objective effectivenessWork or education experience working with diverse populationsExperience collaborating or working in teams to achieve common goalsRelationships with local high school or industry representativesConditions of Employment Per Governor Inslee's [Proclamation 21-14](http://www.governor.wa.gov/sites/default/files/proclamations/21-14%20-%20COVID-19%20Vax%20Washington%20%28tmp%29.pdf), all employees who work for Centralia College must be fully vaccinated. Please contact Dr. Erica Holmes (she/her/hers) at [firstname.lastname@example.org](mailto:email@example.com)[ ](mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org)if you need information on medical accommodation or religious exemption.
This is a full-time, tenure track faculty appointment with employment expected to begin Fall Quarter 2022, subject to state legislative funding. The State of Washington provides a comprehensive benefits package for all state employees.
Centralia College faculty are represented by the Centralia College Federation of Teachers, Local No.4469, AFT/AAFL-CIO.
*DEADLINE: *The screening committee will begin their review on July 1, 2022. Position is open until filled.
Placement on the established faculty salary schedule is dependent upon education and teaching experience.
Interested candidates may apply by submitting the following items:
* *Online Application*
* *Cover Letter* that addresses your interest in the position and ability to perform the responsibilities describedin this announcement.
* Detailed *résumé* of all educational and professional experience that demonstrates how you meet thequalifications.
* List of at least* three professional references *with contact information. References are typically contacted after interviews.
Eligibility to Work If you are hired, you will need proof of Covid-19 vaccination, proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.
Background Check Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
EEO Statement Centralia College has a strong institutional commitment to the principles of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we strongly urge all qualified applicants, especially people of color, persons of disability, women, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans, to apply. Centralia College is an Equal Opportunity employer.
It is the policy of Centralia College to assure equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age (over 40), religion, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.
Centralia College does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Designated Title II, VI, VII, IX, Section 504, ADA compliance officer: Vice President for Human Resources and Equity, Hanson Hall Room 101, Centralia College, 600 Centralia College Blvd, Centralia WA 98531-4099, (360)623-8943.
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