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DSPS: Adjunct / Substitute Instructor POOL (non-credit)

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Posting Details

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Closing Date:
Open Until Filled No
Classification Title DSPS: Adjunct / Substitute Instructor POOL (non-credit)
Working Title Adjunct Faculty
Recruitment Limits
Location District Wide
Pay Information

At the time that an offer of assignment is made, proper salary placement is contingent upon receipt of OFFICIAL (sealed) transcripts. Instructors with advanced coursework shall be placed on the appropriate class and step on the Continuing Education Adjunct (Hourly Classroom/Non-Classroom) Salary Schedules, effective the first month following receipt (in Human Resources) of the official transcripts. Initial salary placement will be at the first class/step until official transcripts have been submitted.

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FLSA Status Non-Exempt (accrues overtime)
Position Type Academic
Bargaining Unit: AFT/Continuing Education Faculty
Range (na)
Department District Wide
The Position

NOTE: The San Diego Community College District accepts applications for adjunct (part-time/substitute) positions for our three college campuses (City, Mesa, Miramar) and various continuing education centers on a continuous basis. However, it does not necessarily imply there are immediate openings. If you meet the required minimum qualifications, your application will be included in the adjunct pool for possible assignments in the fall, spring, and/or summer semesters of the academic year. Hiring departments utilize the adjunct pool when there is a need and will contact you directly should you possess the qualifications they are seeking. Applications are purged approximately one year from submittal, at which time you will receive an automated e-mail notice to re-apply if you wish to remain in the pool.


Part-time/temporary faculty positions offer flexible hours and the opportunity to assist a diverse group of adult students in achieving their educational goals. As one of the largest community college districts in southern California, we offer a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, vocational and occupational programs. These part-time positions are as-needed and applicants should live within commuting distance to San Diego.


Assignments may include a combination of day, evening, weekend, and/or off-campus classes.

Major Responsibilities
  • Primary duties of adjunct faculty members are related to curriculum and teaching; the assignment is divided between lecture and lab classes as determined by the department. Adjunct instructional faculty are required to be available to students outside of class.
  • Provide instruction in accordance with established curriculum and course outlines.
  • Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
  • Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter areas.
  • Fulfill professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member.
  • Teach all scheduled classes.
  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Provide quality instruction, create and maintain an environment which emphasizes teaching and learning and encourages free discussion of ideas, interests and issues.
Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Degrees must be from regionally accredited institutions.


The minimum qualifications for service as a faculty member to provide noncredit specialized instruction for students with disabilities shall be any ONE of the following:


  1. Possession of a Master’s degree in the category of disability, Special Education, Education, Psychology, Educational Psychology, or Rehabilitation Counseling; AND, fifteen (15) semester units of upper division or graduate study in the area of disability, to include, but not be limited to: (A) Learning disabilities; (B) Developmental disabilities; © Deaf and hearing impaired; (D) Physical disabilities; or, (E) Adapted computer technology.
    [These are the minimum qualifications for providing credit specialized instruction for students with disabilities as specified in Section 53414. Minimum Qualifications for Disabled Students Programs and Services Employees. (California Code of Regulations, Title 5 sections on minimum qualifications)]; OR,


  2. A Bachelor’s degree with any of the following majors: education of students with specific or multiple disabilities; Special Education; Psychology; Physical Education with an emphasis in adaptive physical education; Communicative Disorders; Rehabilitation; Computer-based Education; other computer-related majors which include course work on adapted or assistive computer technology for students with disabilities; other majors related to providing specialized instruction or services to persons with disabilities; OR,


  3. An Associate degree with one of the majors specified in sub-paragraph (2) above; AND, four (4) years of experience providing specialized instruction or services to persons in the disability category or categories being served; OR,


  4. For NONCREDIT VOCATIONAL courses, an Associate degree or certificate of training; AND, four (4) years of occupational experience related to the subject of the course taught; AND, two (2) years of experience providing specialized instruction or services to persons in the disability category being served.
Desired Qualifications
Equivalency

If you do not possess the exact degrees listed above or if you anticipate receiving the required degree prior to the start of teaching classes, please complete a “Request for Equivalency Form” (link to the left) and attach it during the application process.

Foreign Degree:

Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

Licenses/Certificates/Credentials:
Commitment to Diversity:

All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Working Conditions

Variable, depending on assignment.

Conditions of Employment:

THE FOLLOWING MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT:

  • Submit “official” transcripts as stated on application

  • Provide a Certificate of Tuberculosis Exam for initial appointment (Note: The certificate must be renewed every 4 years as a condition of continuing employment)

  • Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer at the candidate’s expense (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment)

  • Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States

Additional Information:

Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.

Posting Number AJ00409

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • No Response
    • SDCCD employment web site
    • EdJoin (SD Co. Office of Education)
    • CA Community Colleges Registry
    • Craig's List
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • Professional organization/publication
    • SD Union Tribune newspaper ad (including Sign On San Diego)
    • SDCCD Employee
    • Job Fair
    • Other (list below)
  2. If other, please specify.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you a current SDCCD employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. If yes, please enter your employee ID:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * The San Diego Community College District has a very diverse staff and student population in terms of ethnicities, cultures, and languages. Describe your experience that demonstrates your cultural competency and sensitivity to diversity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The questions that follow will assist in determining if you meet the required minimum qualifications. If you do not meet any of these qualifications or you have a/an equivalent foreign degree(s) to any of the qualifications above, please respond to applicable questions below.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * NON-VOCATIONAL COURSE | VERIFICATION OF MEETING THE REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: In reference to the Minimum Qualifications stated in the "Qualifications" field of this posting, please indicate which degree and/or experience combination you possess: [You will only be able to select one answer; if you only wish to be considered for a VOCATIONAL course(s), please select the "NOT APPLICABLE (N/A)" answer.]
    • Qualification No. 1-which includes a specific Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Qualification No. 2-which includes a specific Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Qualification No. 3-which includes a specific Associate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
    • EQUIVALENCY REQUEST: I do NOT meet any of the requirements stated above, however, I feel that I possess equivalent qualifications. I will complete and upload an Equivalency Request (form located on the SDCCD Employment Opportunities home page).
    • FOREIGN DEGREE: I possess a foreign degree required to meet any of the qualifications above and will attach my NACES-approved foreign degree evaluation.
    • NOT APPLICABLE (N/A): I only wish to be considered for a VOCATIONAL course.
  8. * VOCATIONAL COURSE | VERIFICATION OF MEETING THE REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please indicate whether or not you possess the required qualifications-- Possession of an Associate degree or certificate of training; <b>AND</b>, four (4) years of occupational experience related to the subject of the course; <b>AND</b>, two (2) years of experience providing specialized instruction or services to persons in the disability category begin served. <i>[If you only wish to be considered for a NON-VOCATIONAL course(s), please select the "NOT APPLICABLE (N/A)" answer.]</i>
    • I possess the stated minimum qualifications to teach a VOCATIONAL COURSE.
    • EQUIVALENCY REQUEST: I do NOT meet the requirements specifically as listed, however, I feel that I possess equivalent qualifications. I will complete and upload an Equivalency Request (form located on the SDCCD Employment Opportunities home page).
    • FOREIGN DEGREE: I possess a foreign degree required to meet any of the qualifications above and will attach my NACES-approved foreign degree evaluation.
    • NOT APPLICABLE (N/A): I only wish to be considered for a NON-VOCATIONAL course.

Required & Optional Documents

Required Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript(s)
Optional Documents
  1. Résumé
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Foreign Degree Evaluation (required if applicable)
  4. Licenses/Certificates/Credentials
  5. Equivalency Request (required if applicable)