|Essential Functions of Position
The ideal candidate will share Fresno City College’s commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. We currently enroll over 22,000 students of which 56% are Latinx, 10% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 5% are African American, 22% are White, and 6% are multiracial. FCC is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. The successful candidate will join a department dedicated to the use of curriculum responsive to the students it serves.
Providing instruction in Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD), on the Fresno City College campus and/or at off-site community campus locations, the instructor will be responsible for:
- Instructing on the principles, operation, and skills in drawing a complete set of working drawings for a project that includes a bill of materials and specifications using a computer;
- Strong emphasis in Computer Aided Drafting/Design using AutoCAAD, SolidWorks and Geomagics software;
- Drafting skills including sketching, geometric construction, orthographic projection, axonometric projection, section and auxiliary views;
- Dimensioning including tolerancing, threads, fasteners, precision measurement, sheet metal, manufacturing process and welding representation;
- Reverse engineering using CMM and laser scanners, technical report writing including research and oral presentation;
- Designing projects meeting client requirements and producing preliminary and presentation drawings;
- Prototype design projects using additive manufacturing processes, laser cutting and engraving, soft tooling, vacuum forming, plastic injection molding and applying finishes;
- Duties may include assignments in a variety of instructional settings and times, including evening and/or weekends, on-line or off-campus, and large group instruction classes as needed; and
- Otherwise fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of instructors as required by Administrative Regulation 7122.
- A bachelor’s degree and two years of directly related professional experience;
- An associate degree and six years of directly related professional experience;
- A valid California Community College credential;
- The equivalent education and/or experience (requires and equivalency).
All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need of equity-minded practices within the classroom.
- Knowledge and recent experience applicable to courses in Computer Aided Drafting & Design, for example, sketching, mechanical drafting, dimensioning and tolerancing, manufacturing processes, design and working drawings, sheet metal drawings, welding drawings, design, specification writing, reverse engineering and additive manufacturing;
- Experience working with students of various cultural backgrounds;
- Ability to communicate effectively with students and staff;
- Related work and professional experience;
- Recent experience working with African American, Latinx, Native American, and other racially minoritized students in the classroom and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusions of these groups in higher education shape patterns of participation and outcomes;
- Willingness to examine and re-mediate one’s instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;
- Experience and skill with addressing issues of equity in the classroom;
- Potential for contribution to institutional vitality and growth; and
- Knowledge of the community college and its missions and goals.