Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Borough of Torbay


Position SummaryAt Coconino Community College, our team of committed faculty is as diverse and as inspiring as our student body. Join us and make CCC an even stronger community of opportunity.

Part time faculty are responsible for teaching assigned sections of transfer level courses. Specifically we are recruiting instructors for sections of FSC 243 – Wildfire Chainsaws. The days and times of available courses varies, but all open courses are in-person in Flagstaff.

Teaching assignments may include alternative delivery methods (such as hybrid or online instruction), day, evening, and weekend classes, and may be at multiple sites. Part-time faculty must be able to work collegially in a team environment. This is a temporary, non-benefits eligible position. Employment is determined on a course to course, semester to semester basis.

Salary Range:
Initial hiring pay is $850 per load hour (Tier A). Instructors who teach 99 load hours at CCC are eligible to move to Tier B, which pays at a rate of $885 per load hour.

Application Procedures:
Applicants must attach unofficial copy of transcripts, Resume/CV, and certifications (if applicable). Applications will be kept on file for one year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

- Teach assigned courses, adhering to course outlines and student learning objectives.
- Prepare and implement syllabi in accordance with college procedures and course outline.
- Keep and submit all essential instructional records according to the College calendar including reporting grades and attendance.
- Notify Fire Science Program Coordinator, Dean and Academic Operations Coordinators in case of absence from class. Work to find substitute to cover class when at all possible.
- Follow all college policies and procedures including information on Letter of Intent (semester contract).
- Respond to student inquiries in a timely manner.
- Utilize Learning Management System (Canvas) to at least the minimum threshold as indicated in college procedures.
- Check CCC email and respond to inquiries in a timely manner.
- Attend college meetings as required. This includes New Faculty Orientation upon hire and a beginning of semester all faculty meeting.
- Participate in student assessment and relevant program assessment as directed by the Fire Science Program Coordinator, Dean or Vice President.
- Remain current in practices, trends, and research related to discipline area.
- Follow the same accepted standards of conduct as the full-time faculty as described in applicable administrative procedures which relate to satisfactory service and conduct becoming a faculty member.
- Perform other duties of a similar nature or level.

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesAbility to teach assigned course effectively. Knowledge of the subject area, computer and related technology (including Learning Management System). Ability to maintain professional ethics and confidentiality of students and staff. Maintain industry certification(s) related to teaching class per the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG). Ability to support and promote the mission, values, purposes, and strategic plan of the College. Ability to work in a culturally diverse and team environment. Ability to integrate subject area with other related curricula. Knowledge of the applicable state and federal laws, such as Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Physical Demands
Meet NWCG wildland physical requirements (Work Capacity Test) and be able to work with chainsaws and associated equipment.

Work Environment
Class will be delivered in both classroom and outdoors setting.

Minimum Qualifications

- Successfully passed S-212.
- Qualified FAL3 or higher.
- Fire Instructor I, Facilitative Instructor M-410 or equivalent instructional training.
- 80 hours Fire Service instruction experience.

- Forestry or Fire Science degree (AAS, BS)

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