Welcome to the Faculty Toolbox section of the Human Resources website. Below you will find important information about your employment with Marin Community College District.
A comprehensive guide for COM faculty members, including how to set up access to communication tools; preparing for your first class; syllabus, SLOs & assessment information; and other academic management strategies and responsibilities.
Faculty Absence Report
Click here to download the Faculty Absence Report Form.
The goal of College of Marin's professional development program is to provide employees with resources, training, and opportunities that support their professional development needs; to create a positive and supportive working environment that recognizes and celebrates the achievement, and to improve institutional effectiveness with the ultimate goal of supporting student success.
More information: Professional Development Website
Academic Departments and Programs
College of Marin offers over 60 Academic Programs to the community. Click here to see the list of academic departments and programs.
The College of Marin faculty established the Academic Senate, who, as the representative of the faculty, makes recommendations to the administration and the Board of Trustees with respect to academic and professional matters.
More information: Academic Senate Website
Union-District Workload Committee (UDWC)
The Union-District Workload Committee (UDWC) shall be composed of four (4) members, two (2) appointed by UPM and two (2) appointed by the District.
To learn more about UDWC responsibilities and calls for applications: UDWC Website
United Professors of Marin (UPM) – AFT Local 1610
College of Marin faculty members is represented by the United Professors of Marin (UPM/AFT 1610).
UPM/ Marin Community College District (MCCD) Collective Bargaining Agreement
General information regarding rights and responsibilities under the UPM/MCCD Collective Bargaining Agreement can be found here.
Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges
The 13th edition of Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges is an update of the disciplines lists including those noticed to the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges (Board of Governors) at the March 19-20, 2018 meeting. The handbook incorporates changes that resulted from recommendations from the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges and its delegates and a comprehensive review of regulations regarding the minimum qualifications and disciplines lists. This edition amends the previous edition and is effective immediately to be employed as appropriate in each community college district.
Faculty Support Contact Information
Devon Kinka Ruiz, Manager of Human Resources Academic Personnel
Candice Hansen, Human Resources Technician II
Kirsten Gisle, Employment Services Coordinator