Instructor and Program Lead for Bachelor of Applied Science in Management -
$55,916.00 - $59,069.00 Annually
2/11/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
Spokane Falls Community College welcomes applications for a tenure-track
position as an instructor and program lead for the Bachelor of Applied Science
The Business department is a dedicated, tight-knit, collaborative department
with a strong regional reputation for offering high quality, comprehensive
education. We are seeking candidates with a high degree of professionalism, a
strong commitment to our students, equity, diversity and global awareness, and
the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner. The college strives
for faculty who are content experts and support teaching and learning. This
degree aims to close the equity gap by providing a non-traditional path for
those navigating between an AAS degree and job skills/degree required for
Additional information about the BAS in Management can be found here:
https: // sfcc.spokane.edu/What-to-Study/Pathway-Search/Pathway-Course-
Catalog information about the degree can be found here:
https: // sfccdev.spokane.edu/What-to-Study/Degree-
CCS Equity Statement
Community Colleges of Spokane (SCC) believes that access to high-quality
education in a safe and inclusive environment is the right of all individuals
and imperative for the continued advancement of a strong democracy and
workforce. We also believe higher education institutions have an obligation to
work toward and demonstrate progress in ensuring equity amongst their
students, faculty, and staff. Equity is grounded in the principle of fairness.
In higher education, equity refers to ensuring that each student receives what
they need to be successful through the intentional design of the college
Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC) is a beautiful campus located in the
inland Pacific Northwest, on the ancestral home of the Spokane Tribe, near the
Spokane River. Our campus is not far from the urban center of Spokane, a mid-
sized city with a high quality of life and quick access to the outdoors. More
information about living and working in Spokane available at:
https: // greaterspokane.org/relocation-guide
https: // www. spokaneteachinghealth.org/life/
SFCC is one of two accredited community colleges that comprise the Community
Colleges of Spokane (CCS). In addition to serving the urban and suburban
population in greater Spokane, including students from Fairchild Airforce
Base, CCS provides educational services to rural communities throughout our
12,302 square-mile region in Eastern Washington, including students from the
Spokane and other Eastern Washington tribes.
Serving about 8,200 students, SFCC endeavors to be an educational leader and a
responsive partner with the community and region to provide access to relevant
programs of the highest quality. We offer a large liberal arts/transfer
program (approximately 75% of total enrollment) as well as state-of-the-art
professional technical programs (about 25%). As reflected in our mission
statement, we strive to “embrace diversity, promote equity, and foster global
awareness” at every level of our college.
Our campus is not far from the urban center of Spokane, a mid-sized city with
a high quality of life and quick access to the outdoors. More information
about living and working in Spokane available at:
https: // greaterspokane.org/relocation-guide
https: // www. spokaneteachinghealth.org/life-in-spokane/
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepares for and instructs upper-division classes online in the discipline
of business management. Examples of the types of courses typically
assigned include: Project Management, Marketing for Managers,
Provide leadership within the BAS-M program. Responsibilities would
include coordinating the advisory board; building relationship with
business partners in the community; lead the re-evaluation and updating of
program outcomes, course outcomes, and program maps for the BAS;
collaborating with the AAS program faculty; fostering the continuing
growth of this multifaceted program to meet community needs.
Be available to students for academic advising and support through a
combination of face-to-face, Zoom, and e-mail communication;
Communicates expectations and establishes clear grading criteria;
evaluates student progress and provides clear, timely feedback;
Actively engages with the department, college, and district
Collaborates with BAS coordinator, counselor, and department chair with
scheduling of classes, program admittance, and student advising;
Complies with applicable state and federal law; follows established
Shows mutual respect in all personal interactions;
Support and advance the CCS strategic plan, and perform other duties as
In addition, faculty may:
Instruct courses in related disciplines based upon individual qualifications and expertise.
Advise student clubs or associations.
Any other duty within the department that is rotational, optional, or might be assigned in future.
COMPETENCIES & OTHER REQUIREMENTS
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (Minimum Qualifications)
An earned Master's degree in Business Administration or related fields
from an accredited institution with emphasis and concentration in teaching
Minimum one year of professional experience in business.
Evidence of teaching ability (trainings, workshops, and/or formal
Demonstrated commitment to successfully teach and mentor a socially and
culturally diverse student population.
Acceptance of the responsibility to promote the welfare and best interests
of students at all times.
Strong interpersonal skills; a team player with dedication and follow-
Understanding of and passion for the role that community colleges serve in
higher education, and specifically the mission, values, goals and
objectives of the Community Colleges of Spokane.
Ability to perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable
laws, regulations and goals of the institution and the community/technical
Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting a teaching, learning
and working environment that honors diversity, equity and inclusion.
PREFERRED COMPETENCIES (Desirable Qualifications)
The following competencies are not necessary for application, but having one
or more of these may increase a candidate's success and starting salary:
Additional years of career/professional experience as mid-management
and/or above in a business-related field.
Significant skill with teaching and/or formal coursework.
Demonstrated commitment to stay current in your field.
Demonstrated ability to initiate, manage, and complete a multifaceted
Demonstrated ability to initiate and build partnerships in the business
CONDITIONS/TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
This is a full-time, non-tenure track position with an entry level base salary
(for a 175-day academic year contract) of $55,916 - $59,069 / year. Future
advancement in base salary is based upon a combination of years of service
accrued at our college and professional development activity.
Annual salary is comprised of base salary plus any combination of academic
year overload contracts, summer effort contracts, project stipends, student
club advising stipends, and/or department chair /program lead faculty stipends
consistent with the provisions of the current collective bargaining agreement
between CCS and the Association for Higher Education (AHE).
More information regarding faculty earning potential and the Faculty Salary
Scale can be found here: https: // ccs.spokane.edu/Working-for-Us/Types-of-
TOTAL COMPENSATION : $71,901 - $75,336.
Total compensation is an estimate based upon adding the following
Base compensation, plus
Current employer-paid health and related benefit contribution rates,
Median retirement fund contributions.
The actual total will vary depending upon each employee's enrollment choices.
CCS reserves the right to cancel this recruitment without notice. Union
membership is no longer a condition of employment although this position is
covered by a collective bargaining agreement. Anticipated date of
employment is Fall 2022.
CONDITIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT
Person hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of U.S.
Citizenship or lawful authorization to work in the United States. This is an
absolute condition of employment. An offer of employment will not carry with
it any responsibility or obligation on the part of the District to sponsor an
H1-B visa. In addition, the Community Colleges of Spokane maintains a drug-
free work environment and prohibits all smoking in the college buildings and
state-owned vehicles. Must be able to successfully work in and promote a
multicultural work and education environment.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history
will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily
preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's
suitability and competence to perform in the position. Once an applicant is
chosen for an interview, they are required to complete and submit a
declaration regarding sexual misconduct and investigation per state law.
Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14 (Download PDF reader) (Download
PDF reader), state employees must be fully vaccinated. For anyone starting
employment after October 18, 2021, your vaccine status will be verified at New
Hire Intake. Please reach out to Reggie.Eans@ccs.spokane.edu if you need
information on a medical accommodation or Macki.Snyder@ccs.spokane.edu if you
need information on a religious exemption.
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE
Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. PST on February 11, 2022.
The application process will not be available after this time. To ensure
consideration make sure your application is completed and submitted as soon as
possible. Applications will only be accepted prior to 4:00 p.m. on the closing
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS
To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required competencies and
submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:
CCS online application.
Cover letter addressing your qualifications as applied to the
responsibilities of this position.
Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional
College transcript(s) if applicable - unofficial/copies of transcripts
are acceptable for initial application, official copies must be submitted
upon acceptance of job offer.
NOTE: All of the above are required to ensure your consideration for this
position. The item(s) marked with an asterisk are required attachments to
your application prior to submission. If you require an accommodation
during the application or interview process, please contact HR at
Community Colleges of Spokane does not discriminate in its programs,
activities and employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion,
national or ethnic origin, age, sex, marital status, pregnancy, parental
status or families with children, status as a mother breastfeeding her child,
AIDS/HIV or hepatitis C, honorably discharged veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, use of trained guide
dog or service animal by a person with disability, genetic information or any
other legally protected category. Please direct all inquiries regarding
compliance with access, equal opportunity and/or grievances to the Chief
Administration Officer, Community Colleges of Spokane, 501 N. Riverpoint
Blvd., PO Box 6000, MS 1004, Spokane WA 99217-6000 or call 509-434-5037; WA
Telecommunication Relay Services (TRS) 1-800-833-6384 or 7-1-1.
Native Land Acknowledgement
We are honored to acknowledge that the Community Colleges of Spokane, and
our main campuses for Spokane Falls and Spokane Community College, are located
on the traditional and sacred homelands of the Spokane Tribe. We also provide
services in a region that includes the traditional and sacred homelands of the
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and the Kalispel Tribe. The
CCS Pullman Center operates on the WSU campus and is located on the ancestral
homelands of the Palus people and on the ceded lands of the Nimíipuu (Nez
We pay our respect to tribal elders both past and present as well as to all
indigenous people today. This land holds their cultural DNA and we are honored
and grateful to be here on their traditional lands. We give thanks to the
legacy of the original people and their descendants and pledge to honor their
stewardship and values.
This is an annually contracted (either tenure track or annualized) position.
Medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance benefits are provided
as currently administered under Public Employees Benefits Board; TIAA-Cref
retirement plan; leave accruals and usage are governed by the faculty master
Do you have an earned Master's degree (or higher) in Business Administration
or related fields from an accredited institution with emphasis and
concentration in teaching areas above?
How many years of professional experience in business do you have?
Less than one year
One to two years
Two or more years
Community Colleges of Spokane
CCS HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
501 N Riverpoint Blvd, Suite 125
Spokane, Washington, 99217