Credit FacultyJob Title:
Disability Support Services (Adaptive Computer Technology) InstructorDepartment:
FC Disability Support ServicesLocation:
Fullerton CollegePercentage of Employment :
100%Months of Employment :
10 Months Per YearWork Schedule:
Full TimeAbout Us::
Do you strive to make a difference in higher education? Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity to be a part of our students’ educational success and lifelong learning? If so, we invite you to join North Orange County Community College District. The District is renowned as one of the best two-year college districts in California. Located approximately 40 miles southeast of Los Angeles, California, the North Orange County Community College District (NOCCCD) serves approximately 78,000 students annually at three institutions: Cypress College, Fullerton College, and North Orange Continuing Education. Students are able to shape their futures in programs leading to associate degrees, a baccalaureate degree, career education certificates, and transfer opportunities. Life-long learning is also possible in continuing education programs that range from high school completion and basic skills mastery through an array of career education training and self-developed courses. The District’s geographic boundaries encompass 155 square miles, taking in most of north Orange County and a small portion of Los Angeles County. The District’s service area includes 18 cities and communities and 16 school districts. The NOCCCD campuses serve an area of over one million diverse people. The student population demographics, District-wide are: Latinx 47.2%; Asian 17.9%; White 16.5%; African American 2.6%; Multi-Ethnicity 2.6%; Pacific Islander 0.3%; and American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2%. The District is part of a regional higher education community that includes the California State University campuses at Fullerton and Long Beach, the University of California Irvine, and the Chapman University system.What We Offer::
We invite you to join the Fullerton College campus community. Ideal candidates will share Fullerton College’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Fullerton College offers a radically student-centered culture that is inclusive and welcoming to all who learn and work here. The student body is incredibly diverse, with more than 55.5% Latinx, 19.3% Caucasian, 14.8% Asian/Pacific Islander, 3.2% African American, 0.24% American Indian/Alaskan Native. Additionally, students from more than 40 countries enroll in our International Student Program each year. The College believes in a multicultural learning experience where faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds can contribute to the development of our students. Fullerton College is the oldest community college in continuous operation in California. Since our first class in 1913, we have grown to become one of the most successful community colleges in the nation. Our high transfer and graduation rates, rich academic programs and radically student-centered approach equip students with the skills and resources they need to succeed. Each year, thousands of students transfer to the CSU and UC systems as well as to private colleges and universities throughout the nation. Notably, during 2019, Fullerton College was ranked as the number one community college in California in transfers to the California State University (CSU) system. Fullerton College is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is eligible for designation as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving-Institution (AANAPISI). Fullerton College proudly offers many programs to serve and support our diverse student body, including Puente, Umoja, Student Diversity Success Initiative, INCITE, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) Foster Youth Success Initiative, Disability Services, and a Veterans Resource Center. The College also provides many avenues of support for our faculty and staff through networks that include the Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black, and LGBTQ Faculty Staff Associations. Fullerton College offers a comprehensive array of student services programs and academic and career pathways designed to achieve our campus strategic goals related to access, retention, persistence, and student success initiatives on campus. The College is developing an implementation plan for Guided Pathways and has robust partnerships with our local high school districts. The Fullerton College campus community is dedicated to our core values of Community, Diversity, Equity, Excellence, Growth, Inclusivity, Innovation, Integrity, Partnership, Respect and Responsibility. For more information, please visit our website at www.fullcoll.edu.
Disability Support Services (DSS) is committed to building a culturally diverse community and inclusive campus environment. Our faculty and staff create a welcoming climate that attracts students of all races, abilities, genders, classes, sexualities, nationalities, and religions.
For spring semester 2021, DSS had a student count of 1,968 with category breakdowns as follows:
Spring 2021 | Spring 2021
Student Count | Student Count (%)
Fullerton Total 1,968 | 100.00 %
Acquired Brain Injury 44 | 2.24 %
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 212 | 10.77 %
Autism Spectrum 265 | 13.47 %
Developmentally Delayed Learner 42 | 2.13 %
Hearing Impaired 61 | 3.10 %
Learning Disabled 660 | 33.54 %
Mobility Impaired 77 | 3.91 %
Other Disability 212 | 10.77 %
Psychological Disability 364 | 18.50 %
Visually Impaired 31 | 1.58 %
The Adaptive Computer Lab (ACL) enrolls between 150-180 students per semester (because of COVID, this number has been cut in half) between two courses: COUN 071 (Adaptive Computer Access) and COUN 075 (Adaptive Computer Access: Learning Strategies). In addition to the Adaptive Computer Technology Instructor, an Instructional Assistant and hourly staff provide student support through tutoring, learning strategies, and assistive technology. The main DSS office has four counseling faculty, student support specialists and hourly workers.
DSS has a very collaborative, friendly office culture, and has strong working relationships with virtually every department on campus. DSS is almost completely paperless (COVID hastened the adoption of the Clockwork management system) and will offer both in-person and remote services (e.g., Zoom appointments) spring semester 2022.
- 100% employee medical premium coverage and a contribution toward dependent coverage
- Fringe allowance to be used at employee’s discretion
- Voluntary (Medical/Dependent Day Care) Flexible Spending Account
- $50,000 life insurance benefit
- Deferred Compensation Program (403(b)/457 plans)
- Retirement pension plan (CalSTRS/CalPERS)
- Abundant professional development opportunities
- Cumulative sick leave
- Employee Assistance Program
- Environment that fosters diversity and inclusion
- Progressive and innovative culture
- Opportunity to participate in various Faculty & Staff Associations
POSITION IS CATEGORICALLY FUNDEDEssential Functions:
Duties and responsibilities as presented are intended to be representative and not restrictive. The District reserves the right to modify the assignment and allocation of duties in accordance with operational needs.
Examples of essential functions are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature.Job Description:
Teach COUN 071 (Adaptive Computer Access) and COUN 075 (Adaptive Computer Access: Learning Strategies) and related courses to a diverse student population. Special Requirements:
Participate in curriculum development and serve on department, division, college and district committees as necessary to maintain and improve the instructional program; participate in appropriate professional development activities.
Participate in co-curricular activities, including planning, implementing, and teaching in special programs designed to support student success.
Participate in the formulation of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and the Student Learning Outcomes assessment cycle.
Maintain formal office and campus hours; participate in department and division meetings.
Maintain current knowledge of instructional methods and new technologies pertinent to areas of assignment; learn and apply emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized and timely manner.
Teach scheduled classes and perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities; comply with district, college and division policies in the performance of duties.
Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methodologies and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions.
Develop culturally relevant course content, culturally responsive pedagogical techniques, and effective practices for engaging students who are diverse and/or are students who are historically underserved. The ideal candidate should have experience in this area with African American, Latinx, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders and other disproportionately impacted students.
Work cooperatively with staff and students.
Evening and/or weekend assignments may be required as part of the regular contract.
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration. Minimum Qualifications:
Grade cards will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts.
All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be submitted and from accredited postsecondary institutions. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications regarding accredited postsecondary institutions.
Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.
Possession of a master’s degree, or equivalent foreign degree, in the category of disability, special education, education, psychology, educational psychology, or rehabilitation counseling; AND Desirable Qualifications:
Fifteen (15) semester units of upper division or graduate study in the area of disability, to include, but not be limited to:
- Learning disabilities
- Developmental disabilities
- Deaf and hearing impaired
- Physical disabilities
- Adapted computer technology.
OR Possess a valid California teaching credential authorizing service in a community college in the appropriate subject matter area.
The equivalent. Equivalent qualifications may include related education, training, employment and professional experience that would be equal to the required degree(s) and experience in this field as determined by the District Equivalency Committee.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how these factors relate to the need for equity minded practices within within the classroom.
Experience using multi-modal approaches and student-centered pedagogy to meet the needs of students with disabilities, nontraditional students, first generation, immigrant, and low-income students.Salary Range:
An assistive technology certificate such as from CSUN https://www.csun.edu/cod/assistive-technology-certificate-program or those listed by the Access Technology Higher Education Network (ATHEN) https://athenpro.org/node/90
$67,769 - $102,601 AnnuallySalary Schedule Information:
Click Here For Current Faculty Salary SchedulePosting Number:
2016259FTNumber of Vacancies:
1Desired Start Date:
02/09/2022Special Instructions Summary:
Special COVID 19 Notice: Interviews may be held in person (following all necessary precautions) or in a virtual format. Employees must reside in California while employed with NOCCCD, even during remote work. Thank you for your continued interest in working at North Orange County Community College District. The North Orange County Community College District is committed to protecting the health and wellbeing of students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities it serves. The Board of Trustees voted to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees and those students enrolled in on-campus classes with allowances for religious or medical exemptions as defined by law. The due date for employees and students to be fully vaccinated is November 1, 2021. More information can be found on our District website by visiting https://www.nocccd.edu/covid19 .
This position is grant funded and exists based on the availability of funds. Employment is contingent upon the continuous availability of funds.
Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with the faculty collective bargaining agreement and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications. The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer. To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”. The minimum required number of references for this position is five (5). All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists. References, including a supervisor will be contacted if a candidate is moved forward as a finalist in the recruitment process.
NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit https://www.nocccd.edu/policies-and-procedures to view the administrative procedures – AP 7120-10. Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.