Between CCFT & the Cabrillo Community College District
July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010
In addition to the workload described pursuant to Article 11, all contract, temporary contract, and regular faculty members are expected to participate in professional responsibilities outside the classroom, such as attending division and department meetings, participating in program planning, participating on search and selection committees, serving on evaluation teams, and participating in college governance as needed. These requirements may be scheduled on any day considered to be part of the academic calendar (academic calendar defined in 1.4.7).
- 11.1 GENERAL PROVISIONS - CLASSROOM INSTRUCTORS
- 11.1.1 Class Size
The District will continue to follow past practice regarding maximum class size. When there is an inquiry regarding maximum class size, the District recognizes CCFT's right to have access to enrollment cap numbers for maximum class size for the previous three academic years. The District reserves the right to cancel any class that does not meet the minimum requirements.
- 11.1.2 Teaching Load - Contract or Regular
- 184.108.40.206 A standard full-time teaching load shall be thirty (30)
teaching units per academic year as defined in Article 1.4.6. A unit
load may range
from twenty-nine (29) teaching units to thirty (30) teaching units
per academic year and still be considered a full load. Overload and
based on 30 units per academic year.
- 220.127.116.11.1 Contract faculty may be assigned up to 6 teaching units of overload per semester.
- 18.104.22.168.2 Contract faculty may be assigned to work a maximum
of fourteen and a half teaching units per academic year beyond
required in Article
- 22.214.171.124.2.1 Excess overload is generated by a large class size factor, or
- 126.96.36.199.2.2 Special circumstances are mutually agreed upon by the unit member and the Dean.
- 188.8.131.52 The standard full teaching load shall consist of two (2) semesters of thirteen (13) to seventeen (17) teaching units each.
- 184.108.40.206 No unit member shall teach less than thirteen (13) or more than seventeen (17) teaching units per semester except by mutual consent, or unless fewer than thirteen (13) teaching units are required to complete thirty (30) teaching units per year.
- 220.127.116.11 A unit member may meet part of her/his load by teaching during summer sessions or at any other time of the year whenever the CCFT and the District agree that such teaching is required by the needs of the particular program.
- 18.104.22.168 A standard full-time teaching load shall be thirty (30) teaching units per academic year as defined in Article 1.4.6. A unit member's load may range from twenty-nine (29) teaching units to thirty (30) teaching units per academic year and still be considered a full load. Overload and load reductions are based on 30 units per academic year.
- 11.1.3 Office Hours
- 22.214.171.124 Definition
An office hour is defined as a fifty (50) minute period of time outside of a regularly scheduled teaching assignment when a unit member is required to be available for student consultation and present in her/his office or in an instructional area; i.e., classroom or laboratory related to her/his teaching assignment.
- 126.96.36.199 Unit members shall schedule office hours with the concurrence of the Dean or appropriate supervisor.
- 188.8.131.52 Number of Hours
- 184.108.40.206.1 Except as noted below, a full-time contract/regular unit member shall schedule and hold five (5) office hours per week. These office hours shall total 250 minutes, at least one session each day during which a teaching assignment is scheduled for that employee. Each scheduled session must be held for a minimum of 25 minutes. Exceptions to the 25-minute minimum requirement can be requested for programmatic reasons and may be granted with the approval of the appropriate administrator. Office hours may not be scheduled during class breaks or during passing times as published in the schedule of classes. In the case where a contract/regular unit member is scheduled to teach less than five (5) days per week, the five required office hours per week shall be held over a minimum of four (4) days per week. In the case where a unit member teaches an evening class as part of his/her load on the same day as he/she teaches a day class, office hours shall be scheduled that are contiguous to both the day and evening offerings. Therefore, such a unit member may hold two office hours on one day, one near the daytime class(es) and the other near the evening class(es). Evening is defined as a class that starts at or after 5 p.m. A unit member who teaches an off-campus class as part of a regular load will hold an office hour contiguous to the off-campus offering. Pursuant to this article, faculty may not be required to hold an office hour five (5) days per week. However, contract/regular faculty must attend division, department and shared governance meetings which can be scheduled Monday through Friday.
- 220.127.116.11.2 Contract/regular and adjunct unit members who teach less than full-time shall schedule and hold the same ratio of office hours as their teaching assignment bears to a full time assignment. Faculty with non-teaching assignments are not required to hold office hours for those assignments.
- 18.104.22.168.3 Regular and contract unit members who receive an overload teaching assignment shall hold prorated office hours for that assignment in addition to the those required pursuant to Article 22.214.171.124.1
- 126.96.36.199 Posting
All contract/regular and adjunct classroom instructors shall post their schedule of office hours electronically and on, or adjacent to, their office doors or in the division office. If unit members are not in their offices during office hours, they shall post where they will be in an instructional area. Once the teaching assignment has been determined for the next semester, each unit member's class and office hour schedule shall be submitted to the appropriate administrator no later than the first day of each term.
- 188.8.131.52 Rescheduling
With advance approval of the appropriate administrator, unit members may reschedule office hours as necessary. Such changes shall be posted on their office doors with their schedule of office hours, and a copy shall be given to the appropriate administrator.
- 184.108.40.206 Definition
- 11.1.4 No unit member shall be required to have fewer than twelve (12) hours from the end of one day's work to the beginning of the next.
- 11.1.5 Scheduling of classes
- 220.127.116.11 Each regular and contract unit member shall prepare a proposed schedule of her/his duties and classes for the upcoming semester in accordance with departmental decisions regarding offerings and schedules, and present it to her/his Program Chair by the announced deadline established by the division which will be communicated to faculty with as much lead time as possible. The schedule shall be in accordance with the standard workload provisions.
- 18.104.22.168 The appropriate administrator shall make the final schedule offerings and assignments after reviewing the proposed schedules.
- 22.214.171.124 In the event the appropriate administrator determines that a regular or contract unit member's proposed schedule must be modified, the appropriate administrator shall meet with the unit member and explain the modification. A new schedule for the unit member shall be worked out by the appropriate administrator.
- 11.1.1 Class Size
- 11.2 Semester Load Factor
- 11.2.1 The "Semester Load Factor" establishes the relationship between teaching units and clock hours per week for given activities of unit members.
- 11.2.2 Semester Load Factor Table
- 126.96.36.199 Each hour of lecture, recitation or problem solving,
1.00 Teaching Unit
- 188.8.131.52 Each hour of ECE practicum or workshop:
0.33 Teaching Unit
- 184.108.40.206 Each hour of physical education activity:
0.75 Teaching Unit
- 220.127.116.11 Each hour of scheduled laboratory instruction (excluding
science labs as defined in Article 18.104.22.168) or studio art taught
by the instructor:
0.75 Teaching Unit
- 22.214.171.124 Each hour of science lab classes as listed:
0.80 Teaching Unit
Astronomy 8A, 8B, 8C, 9A, 9B, 9C
Biology 1A, 1B, 1C, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11A, 11B, 11C, 13AL, 21A
Chemistry 1A, 1B, 2, 5, 10, 12AL, 12BL, 30A, 30B
Engineering 15, 45 (3 lab hours each)
Geology 10, 20
Horticulture 1A, 1B
Physics 2A, 2B, 4A, 4B, 4C, 10L, 11
- 126.96.36.199 Each hour of dental hygiene clinic:
0.80 Teaching Unit
- 188.8.131.52 Nursing Clinics 15, 25, 35, 45
One hour of nursing clinic per day
1.00 Teaching Unit.
All additional hours per hour
0.80 Teaching Unit
- 184.108.40.206 Composition Factor
Each hour of English composition class for ENGL 255, 100, 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 2, 12A-Z, 14 A-Z, ESL 203 AB, ESL 204 AB and Spanish 5A and 5B requiring 6,000 or more written, corrected, original words in the class during the semester:
1.00 Teaching Unit.
In addition, 1 Teaching Unit per class if the class is 3 units or more.
- 220.127.116.11 Each scheduled hour of rehearsal, lecture, or critique
of performance in dance, theater arts, and music:
1.00 Teaching Unit
(No performance class may equal more than six (6) teaching units, regardless of the number of hours per week spent in rehearsal.)
- 18.104.22.168.1 Each scheduled arranged hour of music performance
0.25 Teaching Unit
- 22.214.171.124.1 Each scheduled arranged hour of music performance classes:
- 126.96.36.199 Writing Factor
Each hour of courses requiring a minimum of 4,000 words of critical analytic written work per semester (essay examinations and/or major papers), assigned, read and evaluated by the unit member. The written work must be the primary mode for evaluating students' performance. Such courses shall be so designated in the course schedule and college catalog. (See Appendix E - Writing Factor Program):
1.25 Teaching Unit
Writing Factor classes:
ECE 31/131, 32
Anthropology 2, 6, 7, 8, 9A, 9B, 9C, 11, 16
History 2A, 2B, 4A, 4B, 14, 15, 16C, 17A, 17B, 18, 19A, 19B, 19C, 20A-Z, 21A, 21B, 29A, 29B, 39A-Z, 39B
Philosophy 39, 49
Political Science 1, 5
- 188.8.131.52 Portfolio Evaluation and Norming
Unit members assigned to perform English 100, 255 and 290 portfolio evaluation and norming shall be compensated for each hour of portfolio evaluation and norming at the rate of $25.00 per hour. The unit member assigned to coordinate English 100, 255 and 290 portfolio evaluation and norming shall be compensated $250 per semester in addition to the $25 per hour for portfolio evaluation and norming.
- 184.108.40.206 Each hour of art history lecture based on intensive
use of slides:
1.25 Teaching Unit
"Slide-factor" classes are not eligible to receive the large class factor.
- 220.127.116.11 Large Class Factor
Each hour of a lecture class with sixty (60-89) students at census:
1.25 Teaching Unit
Each hour of lecture class with ninety (90-119) students at census:
1.50 Teaching Unit
Each hour of lecture class with 120-149 students at census:
1.75 Teaching Unit
Each hour of lecture class with 150 students at census:
2.0 Teaching Unit
“At census” refers to the actual census data provided to the state.
A unit member may agree to waive the class size factors in 18.104.22.168 of this article in return for the provision of mutually agreed student assistance adequate to cover the increased burden of such classes.
- 22.214.171.124 Distance Education
- 126.96.36.199.1 Telecourse: A course taught with licensed broadcast video and associated material that may be supplemented with additional assignments created by the instructor. Faculty assigned to teach telecourses will receive the same faculty load credit as the faculty would receive if this course were taught in a traditional method. The maximum enrollment is 150. Faculty will be required to maintain regular effective contact with students.
- 188.8.131.52.2 Interactive Video Course: A course taught synchronously at different sites connected by electronic media through which students and instructor can communicate. The workload for interactive video courses will be the same as for courses taught in a regular classroom.
- 184.108.40.206.3 Online Course: A course primarily delivered online. The first time a unit member teaches a particular course online, the maximum class size for the online course will be 75% of the standard maximum class size established for the course. However, the maximum will not fall below 28 for any course unless the standard maximum is under 28, then the standard maximum will be used. This provision excludes courses involving on-site labs.
- 220.127.116.11.4 Office Hours: Unit members teaching distance education courses may elect to fulfill their office hour requirement for the distance education course in an alternative distance mode away from the office.
- 18.104.22.168.5 Regular Effective Contact with Students: The definition of regular effective contact between instructor and students includes group or individual meetings, orientation and review sessions, supplemental seminar or study sessions, field trips, library workshops, telephone contact, correspondence, voice mail, e-mail, or other activities. Regular effective contact is an academic and professional matter pursuant to Title 5, Section 53200.
- 22.214.171.124 Interdisciplinary Classes
Classes that combine at least two disciplines in one setting, explore a subject from a variety of views, and involve the work of at least two classroom instructors.
- 126.96.36.199.1 Team Taught Courses: One course taught by more
than one instructor.
- 188.8.131.52.1.1 Each hour of lecture: 1 Teaching Unit
- 184.108.40.206.1.2 Each lecture hour attendance: 1/3 Teaching Unit
- 220.127.116.11.1.3 Coordination: 1 Teaching Unit to be shared between instructors team teaching
- 18.104.22.168.2 Linked Courses: Two or more courses with overlapping
themes offered in the same semester and students must enroll
in each of the courses.
Assigned faculty work together outside of class time to coordinate
course materials, i.e., syllabi, assignments and exams.
- 22.214.171.124.2.1 Each unit member teaching a linked course will receive the same faculty load credit as the faculty would receive if this course was taught in a traditional method. One half (1/2) additional teaching unit per course linked will be given for coordination to be shared among instructors as determined by the instructors.
- 126.96.36.199.1 Team Taught Courses: One course taught by more than one instructor.
- 188.8.131.52 Unit members approved to develop an interdisciplinary course will be compensated one unit per approved instructor for one semester for the purpose of developing the approved course.
- Credit by Exam: The faculty member of record for credit by exam will receive $25 per student.
- 184.108.40.206 Each hour of lecture, recitation or problem solving, or discussion:
- 11.3 Special Load Factors
- 11.3.1 A regular load in physical education shall not consist of more than nine (9) classes.
- 11.3.2 The head coaches of football, men's basketball, and women's basketball, shall each receive nine (9) teaching units for such coaching.
- 11.3.3 Effective the 2006-07 academic year, head coaches and the contract/ regular assistant football coach will receive a stipend of $1,157 per year. The stipend shall be increased each subsequent year by the percentage increased applied to the contract/regular salary schedule specified in Section 13.1.
- 11.4 Special Load Considerations
- 11.4.1 Art Studio
Art studio classes shall each have a maximum enrollment of twenty-eight (28) students per class at registration, unless there are facility restrictions or limitations and/or where the class size would violate regulations affecting the safety of the staff or students. A unit member may, at his/her own discretion, add up to two (2) additional students.
- 11.4.2 English
English classes shall have a maximum enrollment of thirty-four (34) students at registration. A unit member may, at his/her own discretion, add additional students up to 36 per class. The maximum enrollment in English classes in ENGL 255, 100, 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 2, ESL 203AB and 204AB, shall be 29 students; a unit member may, at his/her own discretion, add additional students up to 31 per class.
- 11.4.3 Foreign Language
Foreign language classes shall have a maximum enrollment of thirty (30) students per class at registration. A unit member may, at his/her own discretion, add up to two (2) additional students.
- 11.4.4 Special Studies
A unit member may teach special studies, whether for individual students or for small groups, for which she/he assumes normal grading and record keeping responsibilities. Compensation is based at the rate of one/fifteenth (1/15) of a teaching unit at the adjunct pay rate for each special studies student unit. Special studies student units may be cumulative summer, fall, and spring of one academic year. The instructor shall furnish a copy of the final grade sheet to the appropriate Dean by the published date that grades are due to Admissions and Records.
- 11.4.5 Cooperative Work Experience
A unit member teaching cooperative work experience shall be paid at the unit pay rate based on eight students equaling one lecture hour equivalency.
- 11.4.6 Library Courses--Library 10 and Library 15C only
A unit member teaching a workbook-based library course shall be compensated at .8 teaching units for each section assigned.
- 220.127.116.11 For on-ground sections, of that .80 TU, 75% will be allotted to desk time and 25% to grading time.
- 18.104.22.168 For online sections, of that .80 TU, 50% will be allotted to online work, 25% to desk time, and 25% to grading time.
- 11.4.7 Technology Curriculum Development
- 22.214.171.124 Purpose: This section establishes a committee to compensate curriculum development in those disciplines requiring extensive revision due to ongoing upgrades in technology and software. Compensation will be a stipend.
- 126.96.36.199 Process: Faculty submit a proposal to a committee defined by this section, following the criteria established by that committee. This committee will evaluate proposals and make compensation recommendations to the Vice President, Instruction.
- 188.8.131.52 The Committee: This committee is comprised of two (2) administrators appointed by the Vice President, Instruction and two (2) faculty appointed by the Technology Committee. CCFT will be notified of the committee membership.
- 184.108.40.206 Eligibility: Eligible faculty are those using technical applications as the basis for teaching courses in Computer and Information Systems, Computer Science, Digital Media, Engineering Technology, and Music Technology. Faculty from other disciplines in which software and technical applications are the basis for curriculum may also apply.
- 220.127.116.11 Resources: $15,000 is available annually for this purpose.
- 11.4.1 Art Studio
- 11.5 Academic Specialists
- 11.5.1 Academic Specialists include Counselors, Librarians,
Health Services Nurses, Academic Specialist Directors as defined in 11.5.6,
and Other Academic Specialists as defined in Article 11.5.5.
- 18.104.22.168 Hours/Teaching Units
Faculty employed as contract/regular Academic Specialists shall work thirty-six (36) hours per week, up to 5 hours of which may be scheduled for professional activities. Adjunct and overload assignments shall be based on teaching units. Each teaching unit (TU) is equal to two and two-fifths (2.4 hours) of work per week per semester. The conversion of teaching units to hours is specified in Appendix AA. Adjunct and overload Academic Specialist units shall be paid according to the Adjunct Academic Specialist salary schedule.
- 22.214.171.124 Academic Specialists assigned to teach a standard scheduled class, as defined in Article 1, as part of the unit member's contract assignment shall receive one (1) hour of preparation time for each teaching unit of instruction.
- 126.96.36.199 Academic Specialists shall post his/her work schedule adjacent to or on his/her office door.
- 188.8.131.52 Extended-Year Contracts
Extended-year contracts are limited to the following academic specialists assigned to accrediting agency-mandated year-round instructional programs, or district-mandated year-round student support programs, and required by the district to work additional days during the summer and/or winter sessions.
The following academic specialists will receive extended-year contracts for the following number of days:
Contract/regular faculty in Computer Technology Centers:
- 184.108.40.206.1 The extended-year contract calendar days must be submitted in writing annually by the academic specialists and authorized by the appropriate administrator.
- 220.127.116.11 Hours/Teaching Units
- 11.5.2 Counselors
- 18.104.22.168 Description
Faculty employed as counselors in the Counseling Division, EOPS and Disabled Student Services, shall work thirty- six (36) hours per week; 31 hours of counseling plus five (5) additional scheduled hours for professional activities.
- 22.214.171.124 A counselor and the appropriate administrator may distribute duty days that are different from the normal 175-day calendar year.
- 126.96.36.199 Except for voluntary overload, all contract regular counselors assigned to perform duties on any day in addition to the unit member's contract days of service, as provided in this contract, shall be compensated at the contract daily rate. The contract daily rate is determined by dividing the unit member's annual salary by one hundred seventy-five (175).
- 188.8.131.52 Each counselor shall post his/her work schedule using the electronic scheduling system.
- 184.108.40.206 Description
- 11.5.3 Librarians
- 220.127.116.11 Faculty employed as librarians shall work thirty- six (36) hours of library work per week.
- 11.5.4 Health Services Nurses
- 18.104.22.168 Faculty employed as nurses shall work thirty-six (36) hours per week.
- 11.5.5 Other Academic Specialists
Other Academic Specialists are faculty employed or reassigned by the District to provide instructional support one-on-one or in open learning labs such as Computing Center, Learning Skills, Reading Center, Stroke Center, Writing Center, Music/Theater Arts Lab, Nursing Lab, Language Lab, MESA, Integrated Learning Center, Math Learning Center, Physics/Engineering Learning Center, ESL Lab.
- 11.5.6 Academic Specialist Directors
Academic Specialist Directors provide faculty leadership in accordance with the job description provided in Appendix AA.1.
- 22.214.171.124 Selection: An Academic Specialist
Director may be hired at the discretion of the District through the external
faculty search and selection process. A
contract/regular faculty member may be selected as an Academic Specialist
Director by the appropriate administrator and the program faculty through
- 126.96.36.199.1 Except for faculty specifically hired to direct a program, faculty who do not accept an assignment or do not continue as an Academic Specialist Director shall not suffer loss of status as a faculty member solely based on the decision not to accept or continue the Academic Specialist Director assignment.
- 188.8.131.52 Workload: a full load for an Academic Specialist Director is 36 hours/week and the director assignment may be a portion of those hours.
- 184.108.40.206 Stipend: The Director of Athletics will receive a stipend of $4,686 per year. The resignation of the unit member in this position will terminate the stipend.
- 220.127.116.11 Extended Year Contracts
Academic Specialist Directors assigned to accrediting agency-mandated year-round instructional programs, or District-mandated year-round student support programs, and required by the District to work additional days during summer and/or winter sessions shall receive extended-year contracts for the following number of days:
Director of Athletics 195 days
Director of Counseling 185 days
Director of Disabled Students & Programs 195 days
Director of Extended Opportunities Programs & Services 195 days
Director of Teaching Learning Center 195 days
- 18.104.22.168 Evaluation: Academic Specialist Directors shall be evaluated in accordance with Article 17.4.8.
- 22.214.171.124 Selection: An Academic Specialist Director may be hired at the discretion of the District through the external faculty search and selection process. A contract/regular faculty member may be selected as an Academic Specialist Director by the appropriate administrator and the program faculty through an internal selection process.
- 11.5.7 See Appendix AA.4 for a list of Academic Specialist Director positions with additional compensation.
- 11.5.1 Academic Specialists include Counselors, Librarians, Health Services Nurses, Academic Specialist Directors as defined in 11.5.6, and Other Academic Specialists as defined in Article 11.5.5.
- 11.6 Instructional Support Faculty (ISF) and Special Projects Faculty
- 11.6.1 Instructional Support Faculty are employed or assigned by the District to provide non-teaching support of an instructional program or student service through programs such as the Gallery, Theater Sets, Cabrillo Stage, Puente, and RT Clinic. See Appendix AA.5 for ISF compensation..
- 11.6.2 Special projects are not to exceed two years.
- 11.6.3 Hours/Teaching Units
- 126.96.36.199 Faculty employed as contract/regular ISFs shall work thirty-six (36) hours per week. Adjunct and overload assignments shall be based on teaching units. Each teaching unit (TU) is equal to two and two-fifths (2.4) hours of work per week per semester. The conversion of teaching units to hours is specified in Appendix AA.
- 188.8.131.52 Reassigned Time
- 184.108.40.206.1 ISFs may be reassigned to said positions at the discretion of the District and are assigned duties in accordance with the needs of the District.
- 220.127.116.11.2 The number of teaching units is specified in Appendix
- 18.104.22.168.2.1 Prior to the tenth week of each semester, the Vice President of Instruction will provide a written notice to the CCFT listing the employees and units reassigned ISF and special project duties in accordance with 11.6.1 and 11.6.2.
- 22.214.171.124.2.2 Grants: Due to the necessity of immediate response time required when writing grants, reassigned time associated with grants is outside the purview of this contract.
- 126.96.36.199.3 Any change in the compensation or working conditions, as specified in Appendix AA, will be negotiated by a committee of the VPI, one Dean, and two (2) CCFT representatives.
- 188.8.131.52.4 In the event that the District wishes to add or delete an ISF, or change the duties, compensation or working conditions of an ISF, as specified in Appendix AA, the VPI shall present a description of duties to the committee as specified in Article 184.108.40.206.3.
- 220.127.116.11.5 Reassigned time for contract/regular faculty shall be converted to the appropriate fraction of a full-time equivalent. If possible, the reassigned time plus the regular assignment shall equal a full-time assignment. If this cannot be accommodated, the reassigned time shall be averaged over two (2) consecutive semesters so that the number of hours reassigned and the classroom or non-classroom hours are adjusted to the nearest hour, which completes a full-time assignment for a one-year period.
- 11.6.4 ISFs assigned to teach a standard scheduled class, as defined in Article 1, as part of the unit member's contract assignment shall receive one (1) hour of preparation time for each teaching unit of instruction.
- 11.6.5 ISFs shall post his/her work schedule adjacent to or on his/her office door.
- 11.7 Children's Center Teachers
- 11.7.1 Faculty employed as Children's Center teachers, paid according to the Children's Center Teachers Salary Schedule, shall work forty (40) hours per week.
- 11.8 Interns/Mentors
- 11.8.1 Faculty interns shall be employed as adjunct faculty, shall meet the minimum qualifications as specified in Administrative Regulation 5105B, and shall serve under the supervision of a mentor and meet with the mentor as specified in Administrative Regulation 5105B.
- 11.8.2 Faculty mentors shall be contract/regular faculty.
- 18.104.22.168 Faculty mentors shall be identified on a volunteer basis only, in consultation with the Dean.
- 22.214.171.124 Faculty mentors shall provide substantial in-class supervision and evaluation of the intern's teaching capabilities. This monitoring shall include, but is not limited to, making at least three (3) classroom visits to the intern's class each session, and reviewing the intern's course syllabus, reading lists and examinations. The mentor shall schedule at least one meeting per month with the intern to discuss progress.
- 126.96.36.199 Faculty mentors shall have no other assigned duties during the time that the intern is teaching or rendering other service directly to students.
- 188.8.131.52 Faculty mentors shall be compensated at the rate of $400 per semester.
- 11.9 Program Chairs
- 11.9.1 A Program Chair teaches in his/her assigned discipline, works
with faculty to promote continuous improvement of the quality of instruction
the assigned program, and coordinates the responsibilities of the assigned
program under the direction of the Dean or appropriate administrator.
(Program Chair Job Description, Appendix AA)
- 184.108.40.206 All Program Chairs must meet the minimum qualifications for faculty in at least one discipline they direct.
- 220.127.116.11 In programs that have external accreditation regulations, the Program Chair must meet the qualification as required by the accrediting agency.
- 18.104.22.168 Prior to the fifth week of each semester, the Vice Presidents, Instruction and Student Services will provide a written notice to the CCFT listing the employees and units assigned to each Program Chair position.
- 11.9.2 Program: A program is one or more disciplines as defined within the organizational structures of Instruction and Student Services. All faculty members who teach or work within a program as an academic specialist or instructional support faculty shall be considered members of that program.
- 11.9.3 Selection: A regular faculty member may be selected as Program Chair by
- (a) the program faculty, and (b) the appropriate administrator if
the program faculty are unable to select a Program Chair. A Program Chair
be hired at the discretion of the District through the faculty search
and selection process.
- 22.214.171.124 Except for faculty specifically hired to direct a program, faculty who decide not to accept or continue an assignment as Program Chair shall not suffer loss of status as a faculty member solely based on the decision not to accept or continue the Program Chair assignment.
- 11.9.4 Term: Subject to a satisfactory performance evaluation, Program Chairs may serve a term of three years and may serve multiple terms.
- 11.9.5 Compensation: The annual compensation for Program Chairs, including
compensation for performing Program Chair duties during summer and winter
sessions, is based on teaching units (TUs). Compensation for academic
year 2007-08 is defined in the Program Chair Matrix in Appendix AA. Compensation
for academic years 2008-09 and 2009-10 will be recalculated in the spring
prior to that academic year based on the Program Chair Compensation Criteria.
No later than the beginning of week four (4) of the spring semester,
CCFT will be given a draft of the Program Chair calculation for the following
year. CCFT will review the calculations for accuracy and may recommend
revision based on inaccuracy of data by the beginning of week seven (7)
of the spring semester.
- 126.96.36.199 A Program Chair with assigned duties during winter and/or summer sessions may, by mutual written agreement with the appropriate administrator, receive or delegate pursuant to Article 188.8.131.52 summer and/or winter adjunct teaching unit compensation, taken from the annual Program Chair unit compensation as defined in Appendix AA.
- 184.108.40.206 Program Chairs are not required to hold office hours for the number of teaching units assigned as Program Chairs, however, they are expected to be available for consultation with faculty, staff, students, and administrators on a regular basis.
- 220.127.116.11 A Program Chair, with the mutual agreement of the appropriate
administrator, may arrange to delegate some of the allocated annual
teaching units to another faculty member in the program under the
- 18.104.22.168.1 The Program Chair remains accountable for the responsibilities as outlined in the job description and will be evaluated as such.
- 22.214.171.124.2 The specific duties delegated and timelines for completion must be agreed to in writing by the faculty receiving the delegated teaching units.
- 126.96.36.199.3 The Program Chair must retain the largest percentage of the responsibilities and compensation.
- 11.9.6 Stipends
Effective with the 2007-08 academic year, each Program Chair will receive a stipend of $500 per academic year, which may not be distributed among other faculty.
The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program Chair will receive a stipend of $4,686 per year. The resignation of the Program Chair in the Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management position will terminate the stipend of $4,686.
- 11.9.7 Extended-Year Contracts
Extended-year contracts are limited to the following Program Chair assigned to accrediting agency-mandated year-round instructional programs, or district-mandated year-round student support programs, and required by the district to work additional days during the summer.
The following Program Chair will receive an extended-year contract for the following number of days:
Radiology Technology 185 days
- 188.8.131.52 The extended-year contract calendar days must be submitted in writing annually by the Program Chair and authorized by the appropriate administrator.
- 184.108.40.206 All other Program Chairs with an extended year assignment shall be compensated at the adjunct salary schedule rate.
- 11.9.8 Program Chairs shall be evaluated on all faculty duties in accordance with Article 17, including Program Chair duties and responsibilities.
- 11.9.1 A Program Chair teaches in his/her assigned discipline, works with faculty to promote continuous improvement of the quality of instruction within the assigned program, and coordinates the responsibilities of the assigned program under the direction of the Dean or appropriate administrator. (Program Chair Job Description, Appendix AA)
- 11.10 Adjunct Workload
An adjunct unit member’s workload shall consist of no more than sixty percent (60%) of the standard full-time teaching load during the 175-day academic year (excluding summer and wintersession), which calculates to a total of 18 teaching units per academic year.
- 11.10.1 Professional Ancillary Activities
In accordance with Education Code section 87482.5 (c) (1), CCFT and the District agree that service in professional ancillary activities by unit members employed under this section, shall not be used for purposes of calculating eligibility for contract or regular status.
- 220.127.116.11 Professional ancillary activities include governance, staff development (except flex hours required according to Article 9.2), grant writing, advising student organizations, and union activity.
- 18.104.22.168 Teaching unit compensation for professional ancillary activities shall be counted toward eligibility for adjunct benefits as provided in Article 14.4.
- 22.214.171.124 CCFT will not pursue tenure claims on behalf of employees who accept professional ancillary activities assignments as defined herein.
- 11.10.2 Evaluator
An adjunct unit member who serves as an evaluator, per Article 17, shall be compensated for two hours at an hourly rate calculated on the basis of her/his placement on the salary schedule.
- 11.10.1 Professional Ancillary Activities