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Continuing Education Credit Class Instruction Pool (part-time)

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Position Summary

The Community and Continuing Education (CCE) program is a growing, self-supportive 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.

Applications are being accepted to create a pool of qualified applicants to fill possible future Community & Continuing Education (CCE) credit courses within the Pierce College District. All applications remain on file for one year from the submission date.

*Prior to submitting an application, please contact Rachelle Leigh McGinnis, Program Development Manager- Community & Continuing Education at [email protected] or (253 840-8450) to discuss your course idea.

See Terms of Employment below for salary information.

Essential Functions

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

  • Meet professional/technical qualifications from an accredited institution in fields where they are readily available: a bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) and professional experience in the discipline field.
  • Subject matter experience or expertise.
  • Experience teaching groups of adult learners in a community or college classroom setting.
  • Preferred: professional certification in the field.
Application Process

Terms of Employment:Salary for credit class instruction is current hourly rate or by contractual agreement. Credit class instruction is a part of the bargaining unit, providing eligibility in the accrual of sick leave and participation of other benefits.
Application Requirements (Does Not Apply to Non-Credit Class Instruction):

To be considered for this position, applicants must include the following items in their application package:

  1. Letter of formal application that addresses how your experience and education qualifies you to perform the assigned responsibilities (Cover Letter)
  2. Detailed curriculum vitae of all educational and professional experience, which includes a list of courses taught (Curriculum Vitae).
  3. Unofficial copies of all college and university transcripts that include degree received and confer date. International transcripts must include a foreign transcript evaluation. For a list of approved credential evaluation services visit: http://naces.org/members.htm. (Unofficial transcripts acceptable for application process; official transcripts required prior to hire) (Transcripts). Please include and certification copies related to field.
  4. A list of four current professional references with name, relationship to candidate, address, email address, and telephone number. Letters of recommendation will not be accepted in lieu of a list of professional references (References).
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. Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may dial 711 to place a call through Washington Relay, the state's free telecommunication access service.
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:
  • Physical Work Environment: 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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Posted: 12/25/2018
Application Due: 9/1/2019
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