San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCD)
Part-Time Construction Management Instructor (Pool)
Human Resources DIST (DEPT)
Percentage of Full Time
Exempt (does not accrue overtime)
Months per Year
If other, please specify
Semester assignments as needed
Placement on the adjunct faculty salary schedule is based upon education and credited experience. Initial placement can range from $65.13 up to $88.11 per hour.
Part-Time Faculty, Temporary
San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.
This position is a “pool” position meaning that openings may or may not be currently available. The District maintains a “pool” of applications for positions which are needed on an ongoing basis at Canada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. The advantage of “pool” positions is when a position becomes available, the Dean may immediately begin screening applications from the available pool of applicants without having to post a position and wait while the position is being advertised. Your application for this position will be kept current for a period of three years.
Duties and Responsibilities
The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.
1. Teach lecture/lab classes as assigned from the Construction Management Curriculum. Particularly Fundamentals of Construction Management (
450) and Project Management Site Exploration (
2. Create lesson plans, facilitate effective instruction, and assess student learning
3. Participate in the development and/or selection of course materials, equipment and technology that will enhance project management offerings of the department
4. Participate, on an ongoing basis, in the development, assessment, and analysis of student learning outcomes in construction project management
5. Participate in professional development to maintain expertise in current teaching and discipline technologies and pedagogies
6. Consult with students during regularly scheduled office hours
7. Perform other duties as required by contract, collective bargaining agreement, and general institutional
8. Work evenings as needed
• Any Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience or any Associate’s degree and six years of professional experience
• Residential and commercial experience related to construction management coordination and job site experience
• Active network involvement within the construction management industry community
• Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, as well as sexual orientation and abilities of community college students, faculty, and staff
Equivalence to Minimum Qualifications
For persons applying for this position based on Equivalence, please answer the supplemental question on the online application indicating one or more of the following:
The applicant possesses a degree(s) with similar content to those listed for the relevant discipline. The name of the degree is close to that specified on the Disciplines List but the degree either has a different title or area of expertise or the coursework is slightly different.
Academic Background Equivalence
Related to disciplines in which a Master’s Degree is not generally expected or available. The applicant must have completed at least 24 semester units of coursework in the academic field and must possess at least the equivalent level of achievement and the equivalent in breadth, depth of understanding, and rigor in each of the following:
i) a broad cultural education usually met by the general education requirements for any Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree, and
ii) a detailed study of the discipline in breadth, depth, and rigor, usually met by course work required for the degree major.
Professional Achievement Equivalence
The applicant must have completed the General Education requirements for that degree and show evidence of outstanding professional achievement and/or substantial training in the requested field. The applicant must submit substantial evidence, which demonstrates that his/her preparation, teaching experience, work experience, and ability are equivalent to those expected from a person who meets the minimum qualifications.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Subject matter preparation:
1. Successful experience in construction management and successful teaching experience or ability to teach
2. Current knowledge of residential and commercial construction management and job site experience
Evidence of outstanding ability as a teacher:
Appropriate evidence includes, but is not limited to, experience, training, or achievement that the candidate has:
3. An understanding and commitment to the role and purpose of the community college
4. Strong organizational and leadership skills
5. Acceptance of the division’s commitment to established academic standards
6. Knowledge of current theories and teaching methods, especially in a culturally diverse student population
7. The ability to support diverse students ensuring equity through their educational experience
8. The ability to utilize technology to facilitate effective teaching and learning in an online and hybrid classroom environment
9. The ability to use and develop teaching methods that emphasize cooperation and collaboration, and engage students actively in learning, encouraging them to become independent, creative learners with higher-order thinking skills
10. The ability to organize and explain materials in ways appropriate to students with different abilities, levels of preparation, and cultural experiences
11. The ability to develop instructional learning outcomes and to develop methods for assessing student’s achievement of these outcomes
12. The ability to organize and teach both theoretical and practical applications of the subject-matter in ways appropriate to students’ abilities
Evidence of effectiveness as a colleague:
13. The ability, initiative, and commitment to work collaboratively with faculty and staff in the spirit of collegiality and innovation to enhance instruction, curriculum, and student success
14. Commitment to professional responsibilities outside of the classroom through enthusiastic contributions to department, division and college activities.
Academic employees participate in the State Teachers’ Retirement System (
), a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California or they may choose to participate in the
Cash Balance program or Social Security.
Posting Detail Information
First Review Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions Summary
Required application materials will be screened on the basis of Requirements and Desirable Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement. Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the requirements and desirable skills and abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to provide a teaching demonstration or demonstrate other job-related skills.
Conditions of Employment
Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:
1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)
Foreign Education completed outside of the United States must be deemed equivalent to that gained in conventional/accredited U.S. education programs in order for it to be considered for the satisfaction of minimum qualifications. Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated by a U.S.-based credentials evaluation service. The District currently accepts evaluations from agencies approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
2. Submit verifications of prior employment
3. Satisfactory references
4. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process
In addition to background checks, the District may review publicly available information about a candidate on the Internet. If a candidate is aware of incorrect or inaccurate information that is available on the Internet, the candidate is welcome to address such an issue with the Office of Human Resources.
5. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
6. Approval of your employment by the
Board of Trustees
7. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment.
8. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment). Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime. However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.
The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.
Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process. Accommodation request forms and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures are available in the Office of Human Resources.
Annual Security Report
San Mateo County Community College District’s (
) 2017 Annual Security Report (
), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by
; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from
. Our 2017 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters. The 2017 Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. The 2017 Annual Security Report is now available at https://www.smccd.edu/publicsafety/2017 SMCCCD Annual Security Report.pdf. You can also obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000.
Approximately 40,000 people throughout San Mateo County attend one of the three Colleges of the San Mateo County Community College District: Cañada College in Redwood City, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College in San Bruno. Although the boundaries of the San Mateo County Community College District are the same as those of the County, the District Board of Trustees is independent of County government. The five-member Board of Trustees is elected at large by County voters every four years, and governs one of the largest two-year college systems in California. The academic and vocational programs offered by the Colleges are designed to meet the educational needs of the community. Anyone who is a high school graduate or 18 years of age or older can select from thousands of courses offered at convenient times on the campuses and at a number of off-campus locations. The Colleges offer: Quality transfer programs. Reports from the University of California and California State Universities have consistently shown that our students who transfer do as well as or better than students who began their college studies at the four-year schools. More than 80 vocational degree and certificate programs which prepare students for immediate employment in such areas as health careers, computer sciences, telecommunications, administration of justice, technical arts and graphics, automotive and a variety of office careers. Upgrade training for working professionals. More than 19% of our students already have a bachelor’s or higher degree but return to us for training in new technologies, to learn a new language for international trade, or to upgrade their skills in a variety of fields. Developmental education to prepare students for college studies. Some students whom we serve have a strong desire to learn and earn a college degree but, for a variety of reasons, are not adequately prepared for college studies. Our developmental studies course help them make this transition. The District also operates a public television station, KCSM-TV, Channel 60, which offers a variety of televised courses for credit each semester. Noncredit, short courses are offered for a fee through the Community Education Program. The total of all funds managed by the District is $119.2 million; the unrestricted general fund (or operating budget) totals $78.9 million. The greatest expenditure in the budget is devoted to faculty and staff salaries and benefits, with more than 82 percent of the budget allocated to these items.