Presentation on theme: "Who Should we be Hiring? Minimum Qualifications? Recommended Qualifications? Dianna Chiabotti, Chair, Basic Skills Committee Michelle Pilati, Vice President,"— Presentation transcript:
Who Should we be Hiring? Minimum Qualifications? Recommended Qualifications? Dianna Chiabotti, Chair, Basic Skills Committee Michelle Pilati, Vice President, ASCCC
Overview Minimum Qualifications Basics Who do you want to hire? Strategies for recruiting the faculty you want Strategies for hiring the faculty you want Discussions/questions
What is required? Ed Code 87357 – Minimum Qualifications must be established Non-credit and credit faculty Counselors Librarians
Thus, the “Disciplines List” Credit 1.Masters 2.Non-masters + experience, specific AA or BA 3.Non-masters + experience, any AA or BA
Thus, the “Disciplines List” Non-credit Others - Administrators, Learning Center Coordinators, Health Services Professionals, Apprenticeship Instructors, DSP&S Counselors, Work Experience Coordinators, Faculty Interns, EOPS..
Local Minimum Qualifications? Can a district have its own minimum qualifications? Yes – sort of... A district can establish additional qualification that are more rigorous – a higher minimum.
Examples A higher degree could be required. Some degree options specified in the minimum qualifications might be excluded. Credit Vs Noncredit Some disciplines not used or hired. Specific experience requirements.
Equivalencies Title 5 Section 53430 May hire an individual who “possesses qualifications that are at least equivalent to the [state] minimum qualifications.” “The process, as well as criteria and standards…shall be developed and agreed upon jointly by …the [local] governing board and the [local] academic senate.”
General Considerations Meeting General Education requirements Meeting Subject Area Knowledge Same degree but the degree title varies Teaching Experience The equality of Work Experience and Subject Area Knowledge
Who do you want to hire? What should you consider when determining who to hire?
Who do you want to hire? Who are your students? Basic skill needs Demographics What goals do your students have? What do your students need? Who are your existing faculty?
How do you consider the following? Students with basic skill needs are more diverse that the general CCC population Noncredit students represent more diverse student populations How do you hire faculty who can relate to and best serve your students?
What about Cultural Competence How important is it for faculty to be culturally competent? Are your hiring committees trained in cultural competence? Do you ask candidates questions that would illustrate cultural competence?
EEO Plans Have you seen your college’s plan? Do you know what is says about Training hiring committees? Recruitment? Seeking diverse pools?
Strategies for recruiting the faculty you want What preferred qualifications might you include?
Strategies for hiring the faculty you want How can you design your hiring process to ensure that you hire who you want? Teaching demonstration Interview questions