General Description: This is a full-time, tenure track instructional assignment in the Child Development department under the general direction of the Dean of English, Basic Skills and Child Development. The standard teaching load is 15 units per semester, which may include evening hours. The initial assignment may include lecture classes, such as Child Growth and Development, Child, Family and Community, as well as beginning and advanced practicum/lab classes in Preschool and Infant/Toddler Development. Other early childhood education courses may be assigned related to the successful candidate's background and experience.
English, Basic Skills & Child Development Area: The Child Development Department of Merced College is part of the English, Basic Skills & Child Development Area. This area includes Child Development, Liberal Studies, Academic Support, Guidance, English and Cooperative Education. Besides the 24 core child development classes, the department offers a variety of specializations in Infant/Toddler Care, Early Intervention, Families in Crisis and School-Age Care.
How to Apply: All applicants must provide the following items by the closing date in order to be considered for this recruitment. Documents may be emailed or faxed to meet the deadline. If emailed or faxed, it is the responsibility of the candidate to send originals of all documents immediately. Email to: HR@mccd.edu, Fax 209-384-6103
1. Obtain application from
the Office of Human Resources or download from the Application Section below
and complete the entire form.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all required materials are in the Human Resources Office on the filing deadline. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.
All materials submitted in your application file become District property and will not be returned to you. Please mail to:
Sue Miller, Merced College, Office of Human Resources, 3600 M Street, Merced, CA 95348-2898
Individuals with disabilities may request any needed accommodation to participate in the application process. Please submit your request with your application to the Human Resources Office.
Interview Information: Those applicants deemed most qualified for the position will be invited to appear for oral interviews before a screening committee which includes a 15-minute teaching demonstration on a selected topic. Finalist interviews with district administrators will follow the same or next day. A limited number of candidates will be invited to interviews. Expenses for travel and accommodations will be the responsibility of the candidates.
Employee Benefits: The District’s pays (with small contribution from employee) health, prescription, vision and dental insurance premiums for the employee and dependents. Life and income protection insurance premiums are provided for the employee only, as well as paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.
The selected candidate must be livescanned and tested for tuberculosis at his/her own expense prior to the start of employment.
The Immigration Reform Act of 1986 requires verification of the right to work in the United States. Applicant must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. All faculty members, as a condition of employment, must become members of Merced College Faculty Association (MCFA) or pay a representation fee in an equal amount to a charity agreeable to MCFA.
All offers of employment are subject to approval by the Board of Trustees.