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Continuing Education Non-Credit Class Instruction Pool (part-time)

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Position Summary

The Community and Continuing Education (CCE) program is a growing, self-support department that develops and delivers a broad range of personal enrichment and professional development programming focusing on the needs, interests, talents and lifelong learning goals for individuals in the community.

Offerings include noncredit, certificate, onsite, offsite and online delivery of programs and courses. CCE is seeking qualified candidates to teach short-term courses and workshops typically scheduled during the week in the evenings and Saturday mornings/afternoons, ranging in length from one session up to seven weeks.

For most courses, a degree is not required, just knowledge and experience with your proposed topic and a passion to share it with others. If you have an interest in teaching, download and complete a course proposal form at www.PierceCE.com and email it to [email protected].

See Terms of Employment below for salary information.

Essential Functions

  1. Develop and teach course(s) as assigned.
  2. Conduct assigned classes in a manner that promotes student success and incorporates various teaching styles and technology.
  3. Work effectively with students of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.

  • Subject matter experience or expertise.
  • Ability to teach groups of adult learners.
Application Process

Application Requirements:To be considered for this position, you must:
  1. Meet the required qualifications as outlined in the job announcement.
  2. Download and complete a course proposal form at www.PierceCE.com.
  3. Submit the completed course proposal form to [email protected].
Terms of Employment:
Salary for noncredit course instruction is paid per student, percentage split or hourly based on the type of course and the current market rate. Noncredit Community and Continuing Education instructors are not part of the bargaining unit for faculty and are not eligible to accrue sick leave or any other benefits.
Reasonable Accommodation:Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the application and employment process will be accommodated to the extent reasonably possible. Requests should be made to the District Human Resources Office by calling 253-964-7342. A telecommunication device for the deaf is available at (253) 964-6228.
Screening & Interview Process:Only those candidates who have complied with the application process and meet the required qualifications will be considered. The most desirable candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Conditions of Employment:
  • Work is performed in an instructional setting and requires the ability to communicate clearly. Work also includes the ability to use a personal computer.
  • In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire.
  • Pierce College has adopted a Drug Free Workplace policy. As a condition of employment, employees must agree to abide by the requirements established in that policy.
The Pierce College District is an equal opportunity employer. The Board of Trustees and Pierce College District are committed to providing equal opportunity and will not discriminate in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices for all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal.

For more information or assistance regarding your application, contact Human Resources at: [email protected].

Questions regarding equal employment opportunities or discrimination may be directed to the following:

Holly Gorski, Vice President of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
9401 Farwest Drive SW
Lakewood, Washington 98498
(253) 964-6519

Paula Henson-Williams, District Affirmative Action Officer
(253) 864-3229




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Job No:
Posted: 12/25/2018
Application Due: 9/1/2019
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