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ADJUNCT / SUBSTITUTE INSTRUCTOR POOL APPLICATION (non-credit) [UNPOSTED DISCIPLINE/COURSE ONLY]

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Classification Title ADJUNCT / SUBSTITUTE INSTRUCTOR POOL APPLICATION (non-credit) [UNPOSTED DISCIPLINE/COURSE ONLY]
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

IMPORTANT: PLEASEONLY USE THIS POSTING TO APPLY FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION DISCIPLINES / COURSES NOT CURRENTLY POSTED ON OUR WEB SITE; OTHERWISE, YOUR APPLICATION MIGHT NOT BE CONSIDERED. USE DISCIPLINE / COURSE NAMES EXACTLY AS LISTED IN THE SDCCD CONTINUING EDUCATION CATALOG or CLASS SCHEDULE (www.sdce.edu). TO REVIEW THE REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR A NON-CREDIT DISCIPLINE/COURSE, PLEASE REFER TO THE MOST CURRENTMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATORS IN CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGESPUBLISHED BY THE STATE CHANCELLOR’S OFFICE (see Section 53412. Minimum Qualifications for Instructors of Noncredit Courses); the link to this booklet may be found on the SDCCD Employment Opportunities page at https://www.sdccdjobs.com .


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.


For the required “minimum qualifications”, PLEASE REFER TO THE MOST CURRENTMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATORS IN CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGESPUBLISHED BY THE STATE CHANCELLOR’S OFFICE (see Section 53412. Minimum Qualifications for Instructors of Noncredit Courses); the link to this booklet may be found on the SDCCD Employment Opportunities page at https://www.sdccdjobs.com .


You may also meet the required minimum qualifications if you possess a valid California Adult Education Teaching Credential in the specific discipline/course; OR, possess equivalent qualifications (see below).

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:

[If possess]Valid California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in the subject of the course


[If possess] California Community College Instructor Credential in the discipline/course (valid for life)

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:

SELECTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT:

  • Submit “official” transcripts

  • 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 AJ00410

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. * PLEASE STATE THE DISCIPLINE(S) / COURSE(S) YOU ARE APPLYING FOR EXACTLY AS LISTED IN THE SDCCD CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASS SCHEDULE OR CATALOG. <i> <b>Important: This/These discipline(s)/course(s) must not be currently posted on the SDCCD Employment Opportunities site; otherwise, your application might not be considered. [If greater than one discipline/course, please separate each one with a semi-colon(;)]</i></b>

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For each listed discipline/course, you should have reviewed the required minimum qualifications in the most current "Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges" booklet published by the State Chancellor's Office (Section 53412. Minimum Qualifications for Instructors of Noncredit Courses). Do you meet the required minimum qualifications for each discipline/course listed?
    • Yes; I meet the required minimum qualifications and any required degree(s) is(are) from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Yes; I meet the required minimum qualifications, however, the required degree(s) I have is(are) a foreign degree(s). I will upload a NACES-approved foreign degree evaluation.
    • No; however, I believe I possess equivalent qualifications and will complete and upload an "Equivalency Request Form"
  7. * The San Diego Community College District has a very diverse staff and student population with respect to academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds. Describe an experience that demonstrates your cultural competency and sensitivity to diversity.

    (Open Ended Question)

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)