Working Hours: One regular position, 18 hours per week, 12 months per year, on the main Oceanside Campus as well as at local hospitals and other off-campus facilities. The work schedule will be Mondays-Tuesdays, 12:00pm - 5:00 pm, and Wednesdays 8:00am - 5:00pm. No scheduled work on Thursdays and Fridays. The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation.
Special Instructions to Applicants: APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply and submit application materials online at https://jobs.miracosta.edu. Once you are in the online application system, we strongly advise you to read the information on "How to Apply" and the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) before starting the application process.
Complete application packets submitted through the online system by Monday, June 18, 2018, will be included in the first screening. Additional applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
Please submit the following documents directly in the online system until you receive a confirmation number:
1. Application for classified employment on which you list all relevant experience.
2. Cover letter addressed to the "Screening and Interview Committee" briefly describing your interest in the position, background and qualifications.
3. A current resume or curriculum vitae summarizing your educational background and experience.
4. Transcripts of college coursework which provide evidence of meeting the minimum qualifications as stated above. Unofficial or legible photocopies are acceptable. If a degree(s) was earned, the transcripts must state that the degree was awarded. Any degree/coursework used to satisfy the minimum qualifications must be from a post-secondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Post-secondary Accreditation. If your degree(s) is from a college or university anywhere outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. A partial list of agencies can be found at http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf. Transcripts or translations in English still require the evaluation to show the U.S. equivalence of your degree.
5. Valid credential in the field of surgical technology through a national certification program that is accredited by the National Commission of Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Please attach as "Other Document."NOTE: When you "APPLY FOR THIS POSTING," you will eventually be asked to answer the additional question(s) listed below. Your answers will appear toward the bottom of the application form.
1. MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. Describe your own commitment to diversity and how you will meet the minimum qualifications of "sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic background of community college students.
2. Please describe your previous experience in working with veterans in a clinical or teaching setting. If not applicable, please write n/a.
3. Please describe your leadership role in working with surgical technology students in a clinical setting. If not applicable, please write n/a.
4. This position may require a flexible work schedule on different days and times of the week. Are you available to work a flexible schedule?
The screening and interview committee will review application materials for up to four weeks following the closing date. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone; those not selected for interview will be notified by e-mail once interview candidates have been scheduled.
Offer of employment to the person selected for this position is contingent upon 1) successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam at district expense; 2) submission of a current tuberculosis test clearance; 3) proof of eligibility to work in the United States; and 4) fingerprint clearance.
Individuals with qualified disabilities who need accommodation with any aspect of the application and/or interview process should contact Human Resources at 760.795.6854 at least five (5) days prior to the closing date.
Retired STRS members are not eligible for these position.
Basic Function and Other Details: Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, assist within an instructional program by performing complex technical work in an instructional learning environment for a highly technical or complex vocational or academic subject area; exercise judgment and initiative in coordinating labs and other instructional facilities and materials of the assigned area of learning.
Representative Duties: (E = essential job function)
Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
1) Prepare, develop, explain and demonstrate learning exercises and instructional materials to aid in student comprehension of course work; present information to students and instructional personnel in a logical, accurate and interesting manner. Provide information on available learning resources. [E]
2) Assist instructors, staff and students in the use of a variety of equipment, materials and supplies in an instructional laboratory setting, including computer hardware and software applications; design, modify and enforce lab procedures and policies. [E]
3) Monitor students in class work procedures; encourage student participation; check student work; demonstrate safety and emergency procedures in classroom, lab and workshop situations; assure security of lab materials, equipment, machinery, and computers. [E]
4) Establish and monitor lab schedules; set up and supervise labs, prepare and issue materials; dispose of materials, check in tools, equipment and materials; maintain appropriate records. [E]
5) Provide work direction training to Instructional Assistants and student workers or interns; verify payroll records. [E]
6) Participate in the planning, design and construction of department instructional facilities.
7) Develop or assist in developing department budgets; coordinate purchases and other expenditures; monitor accounts and request transfer of funds as appropriate; maintain records and prepare related reports. [E]
8) Order, receive, catalog and store supplies, materials and equipment; direct and participate in inventory of lab equipment and materials, assuring that adequate quantities are available for instructional use; mark equipment with approved identification. Provide technical assistance in the preparation of specifications for equipment and material purchases; interview vendors to assess new equipment and supplies and recommend selection as requested. [E]
9) Maintain learning environment in a safe, clean and orderly condition; make minor repairs and adjustments to learning equipment; perform more complex or technical repairs and create specialized tools, instruments, equipment or facilities as needed. [E]
10) Assist in developing recruitment programs for prospective and continuing students; assist in recruiting students for assigned programs through industry organizations, committees and area high schools as assigned.
11) Operate and instruct others in the use of a variety of technical or specialized equipment related to area of specialty including computers and related equipment, calibrated scientific equipment, hand and power tools and large machinery as required. [E]
12) Perform related duties as assigned.
Type of Benefits: Starting at $2,496.38 per month, plus vacation, sick leave, holiday pay and enrollment in a retirement system.
Minimum Qualifications: To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:
1. Possess a credential in the field of surgical technology through a national certification program that is accredited by the National Commission of Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Must be a graduate of a CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs) accredited Surgical Technology program; AND
2. Have a minimum total of two (2) years of experience, either in the operating room scrub role or as an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both, within the past five (5) years; AND
3. EITHER any combination equivalent to a Baccalaureate degree in area of specialty
4. OR an Associate in Arts degree PLUS two (2) additional years of related work experience.
IMPORTANT: for work experience, a "year" is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 12 months, or at least 2,080 hours.
Desirable Qualifications: Associate in Arts degree in Surgical Technology preferred.
Licenses and Other Requirements: 1. A valid California driver's license is required or must be obtainable. 2. CPR certification is required or must be obtainable.
First Screening Date: First screening date: 06-18-2018
Human Resources Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 760.795.6854
About MiraCosta College The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 114 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Carmel Valley, and parts of Camp Pendleton.
MiraCosta offers undergraduate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomanufacturing.
The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. The Oceanside Campus, serving approximately 10,500 students, is located on a panoramic 121-acre hilltop site with views of the ocean and mountains. The San Elijo Campus is located in Cardiff, 17 miles south of Oceanside, and attracts more than 3,000 students. The Community Learning Center in downtown Oceanside hosts about 2,500 students in the college's noncredit programs including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, and other tuition-free, noncredit classes. The Technology Career Institute (TCI) in Carlsbad is part of the college’s Career Education Department. It offers our local community members the opportunity to enhance their lives and their careers with low-cost, hassle-free classes, workshops, and programs, as well as certificate programs to train skilled workers in industries such as high-tech manufacturing, maritime technology, and emerging technologies. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) located at the TCI provides resources, workshops, and leadership programs for small businesses and serves all of North San Diego and Imperial Counties. The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC), also located at the TCI, provides entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling, and mentoring, as well as referrals for eligible veterans and military spouses owning or considering starting a small business enterprise in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Imperial Counties.