COMMUNITY EDUCATION (Fee Based Courses): Adjunct / Substitute Instructor POOL (non-credit)

San Diego Community College District
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COMMUNITY EDUCATION (Fee Based Courses): Adjunct / Substitute Instructor POOL (non-credit)

San Diego Community College District

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Location: District Wide

Position Type: Academic

The Position:
San Diego Community Education Classes are to provide diverse, affordable personal and professional enrichment workshops to the community including courses in a wide variety of areas. These classes are self-supporting and offered for a minimal fee.

THIS DISCIPLINE INCLUDES THESE SUBJECT AREAS: Community Education, Accounting, Agriculture, Applied Design, Arts Experimental, Automotive Technology, Consumer Education Management of Resource, Chinese, Clothing & Textiles, Construction Crafts Tech, Creative Writing, French, German, Health Education, Hebrew, Interdisciplinary Studies, Investments, Italian, Japanese, Physical Education, Printing/Graphics, Psychology, Russian, Safety Education, Spanish

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 College of 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.

Minimum Qualifications Handbook § 53401. Applicability to Community Services and Contract Classes.

Community service or contract classes, which do not award college credit and are not supported by state apportionment, are not subject to the provisions of this Subchapter. Contract classes which award college credit are subject to this Subchapter, even if they are not supported by state apportionment.

Fee-based classes and programs are designated and authorized under Title 5. These programs may be offered in nearly any subject or field. These programs are supported by a fee paid by participants.

Desired Qualifications:

[If possess] Full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in Bookkeeping and Accounting

Pay Information:
At the time that an offer of assignment is made, proper salary placement is contingent upon receipt of OFFICIAL (sealed) transcripts and Verifications of Previous Work Experience (if applicable). Instructors with advanced coursework and/ or experience shall be placed on the appropriate class and step on the Adjunct College Salary Schedules, effective the first month following receipt (in Human Resources) of the official transcripts and Verifications of Previous Work Experience (if applicable). Initial salary placement will be at the first class/step until all required documentation has been submitted.

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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.

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The San Diego Community College District serves 130,000 students annually through three two-year colleges and six Continuing Education campuses. The three colleges, San Diego City, Mesa, and Miramar colleges, offer associate degrees and certificates in occupational programs that prepare students for entry-level jobs, and arts and sciences programs that transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Continuing Education offers adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills and enrichment classes at sites throughout the city. The District also provides education to over 42,000 service personnel at military bases in 15 states. 

The Continuing Education campuses offer adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills, and enrichment classes at sites throughout the city. A number of special programs are unique to the city, including KSDS-FM all-jazz radio, the Center for Competitive and Applied Technologies, and the Workplace Learning Resource Center.

The San Diego Community College District is governed by its five-member, locally elected Board of Trustees and three student members serving on a rotating basis. Shared governance activities involve faculty, students, and staff in the development of solutions to key policy and budget issues. The five trustees are elected in even-numbered years to four-year terms by the voters of San Diego. The Chancellor, the District's chief executive officer, is responsible for carrying out the policies approved by the Board of Trustees. 

The District is in the midst of $1.555 billion in new construction and renovations at the three colleges and Continuing Education campuses throughout the city.

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