The Assistant Professor of Cabinet and Furniture Making is responsible for teaching a variety of courses in the disciplines of cabinet making and furniture making. This includes beginning, intermediate, and advanced woodworking classes as well as specialized courses such as commercial cabinetmaking, CAD/CAM/CNC manufacturing, machine maintenance, and fine woodworking.
Must meet one of the sets of qualifications listed under 1) through 3):
1.Any bachelor’s degree or higher AND two years of professional experience directly related to the teaching assignment.
2.Any associate degree AND six years of professional experience directly related to the teaching assignment.
3.A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of the qualifications in either 1) or 2) above. You must complete and attach the Application for Equivalency form (www.palomar.edu/hr/equivalency…/), if you do not possess the specific minimum qualifications as stated above, which includes degrees that have not been awarded at the time of submitting the application.
Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications. Coursework and degrees that are completed outside of the United States are required to have transcripts evaluated (evaluation to U.S. equivalency and a course by course analysis) by an appropriate U.S. credentials evaluation service. For a list of credentials evaluation agencies accepted by Palomar College, visit the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) website at www.naces.org/members.htm, or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE) website at http://aice-eval.org/.
NOTE: For professional experience, a “year” is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 10 months.
1.Commitment to a student learning-centered college.
2.Evidence of a strong commitment to remain current in cabinet and furniture making and its instructional program.
3.Community college or post-secondary teaching experience.
4.Related experience beyond the minimum qualification such as musical instrument making and repair.
Duties and Responsibilities:
In addition to the teaching responsibilities, other duties and institutional responsibilities include maintaining regular office hours, developing curriculum, program review and planning, developing and assessing student learning outcomes, and participating in department activities and college governance. Related duties include, but not limited to, the following:
Delivering instruction in accordance with the course objectives and learning outcomes set for the course, including practical skills, methods, theories, and
Developing and managing course curriculum, syllabus materials and lesson plans.
Developing and maintaining effective industry partnerships.
Providing academic and career advisement.
Attending and participating in faculty meetings and/or departmental curricular meetings and events.
Assisting with researching, writing and/or obtaining grants.
Recruiting, hiring, overseeing and evaluating program faculty, staff, and volunteers.
Helping maintain facilities and manage program safety policies.
Facilitating high school articulation, and textbook requirements (with an emphasis on zero-cost textbooks and open education resources).
Assisting with community outreach and serving as the club advisor.
Performing other duties as required.
Starting salary range: $70,408.54 – $111,872.37 annually.
Academic training and teaching experience will form the basis for salary computation as determined by placement on the regular salary schedule of the College. A maximum of step 8 at the appropriate salary grade will be awarded to new faculty. For a salary estimate, visit www.palomar.edu/hr/employees/c…/ and use the links in the Full-time Faculty section.
In additionto a competitive compensation structure, Palomar Collegealso offers an extremely generous benefits package.
Fully paidHMO medical,HMO dental, and vision insurance for employees and dependents (additional buy up options available)
$80,000 life/accident insurance policy (additional buy up options available)
Long-term care insurance
Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) – Free counseling, financial, legal, personal and professional development resources
Additional buy up options available for other voluntary insurance benefits
Enrollment in CalSTRS (California State Teachers Retirement System)
The estimated maximum value of this employer-paid benefitspackage is approximately $33,260 annually.