Health Sciences Adjunct Instructor

Diablo Valley College
Pleasant Hill, California
$59.70 - $ 84.36 / Hour
Apr 05, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College

Diablo Valley College


Health Sciences Adjunct Instructor


Job Number: F00312

Hourly Range: $59.70 - $ 84.36

Deadline:  Open Until Filled


Complete job description and application available online at:



Description of Position

The Health Science department at Diablo Valley College is seeking a pool of qualified applicants for possible temporary part-time teaching assignments. These positions are filled on an as needed basis and are on-going recruitment. Assignments may include day, evening and weekend courses.

The assignment involves teaching of Allied Health courses. These courses may include topics such as medical terminology, Introduction to Health Careers, or First Aid and CPR. Courses taught would be relevant to all allied health students and would not be specific to one discipline, practice area, or treatment setting.


Duties and Responsibilities

Adjunct Faculty duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. providing instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules;

2. creating and maintaining an environment which emphasizes learning, encourages free discussion of ideas and critical thinking;

3. evaluating progress of students concerning educational matters and grades student work; 

4. meeting with students outside of class;

5. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;

6. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter areas;

7. fulfilling professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member;

8. maintaining accurate academic records;

9. performing other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience

The department is hiring adjunct faculty in discipline of Health Care Ancillaries (Medical assisting, hospice worker, home care aide, certified nurse aide, health aide, ward clerk, central service technology, childbirth educator, primary care associate, massage therapy). Minimum Qualifications are: any bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience; OR any associate degree and six years of professional experience; OR, hold a California Community College Instructor’s Credential in the discipline area; OR, the equivalent.*


*Note: Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degrees listed above.


Desirable Qualifications

Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.



It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.