Job Details

San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
  • Position Number: 4960376
  • Location: San Jose, CA
  • Position Type: Engineering - Mechanical


San Jose/Evergreen Community College District

Close/First Review Date: 02/18/2024

Campus Location: Evergreen Valley College

Position Description:

This faculty position is a full-time, 100% FTE, (10 Months) Tenure Track position as Instructor of Engineering in the Division of Math, Science and Engineering located at Evergreen Valley College.

Assignment may include day and evening responsibilities.
This position is represented by the San Jose/Evergreen Federation of Teachers, AFT 6157.


1. Teach lecture and lab-based courses in Engineering and Engineering Technology, preparing students for transfer to four-year engineering schools.

1. Teach courses in assigned discipline by communicating subject matter clearly and effectively.

2. Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Participate in faculty responsibilities such as: course and curriculum development and review, student learning outcomes and assessment, program review, committees, research and special projects as needed in the discipline/department or district.
6. Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours.
7. Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g. grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions.
8. Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by California Education Code and Board policy.
9. Foster a professional work and learning environment.
10. Perform other duties as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Required Qualifications:

Masters in any field of Engineering


Bachelors in any of the above AND Masters in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry or Geology


*The equivalent.

(NOTE: A bachelors in any field of engineering with a professional engineers license is an alternative qualification for this discipline).

Desired Qualifications:
Desired Qualifications:

1. Masters degree or higher in Engineering.

2. Educational background in Mechanical, Industrial, or Electrical Engineering, complemented by practical industry experience within the engineering field.

3. Demonstrated interest in teaching all Engineering courses offered at Evergreen Valley College.

4. Experience teaching Engineering or related college-level courses.

5. Commitment to and experience in laboratory instruction.

6. Practice student-centered and equity-minded pedagogies in accordance with established course outlines and use high-impact strategies that serve all students including underserved and disproportionately impacted students (i.e., Latinx, African Ancestry, Filipinx, Veterans, Foster Youth, Disabled Students, First-Generation Students, LGBTQ+, and Low-income students).

7. Experience developing innovative course curriculum and assessments, including the design of hands-on laboratory exercises, aimed at achieving course objectives and learning outcomes.

8. Demonstrated experience in employing up-to-date, evidence-based pedagogy within online and hybrid teaching modalities, utilizing the Canvas Learning Management System. Preference given to candidates with evidence of formal training in online teaching.

9. Experience with department and division activities such as Guided Pathways, strategic planning, grant writing, data gathering/reporting, department program review, course scheduling and conflict mitigation, advising student clubs, outreach to high schools to attract students to engineering and science, and associate faculty recruiting and mentorship.

10. Willingness and ability to teach in another STEM discipline, such as mathematics, physics, or computer science.

11. 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 discrimination.
  • 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.

    Salary Range:
    $89,273 to $122,546 Entry Level Annual Salary (10 Month, Academic Salary Schedule 2023-2024); Maximum Salary Potential $159,001. 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:

    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.

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