Non-Credit Disability Support Services Instructor Pool-Part-TimeDepartment:
NOCE-AC Disability Support Services-InstructionLocation:
North Orange Continuing EducationPercentage of Employment :
Varies. Employees must reside in California while employed with NOCCCD, even during remote work.About 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. We are proud to enroll over 80,000 students and serve a population of over one million people, annually! Home to more than 2,600 employees, our highly skilled, professional, and diverse faculty and staff are leading two of California’s premier colleges, Cypress Community College and Fullerton Community College, as well as one of the largest continuing education programs, North Orange Continuing Education.Primary Purpose:
North Orange Continuing Education (NOCE) has been serving the community since 1973 with free, noncredit educational programs and services to empower our community. Students enroll in NOCE’s noncredit programs to enhance basic skills, gain employable skills, prepare for credit courses, for self?sufficiency or to enhance civic participation. Noncredit programs offered at NOCE include adult basic skills (High School Diploma and Literacy Programs), English as a Second Language (ESL), U.S. citizenship, parenting, older adults, short?term vocational, and programs for adults with disabilities.
In addition, NOCE offers a wide selection of community education courses such as Kids’ College and Teen Program, fitness, home decorative arts, business skills and fine/applied arts. NOCE offers adults (18+) the opportunity to earn a high school diploma as well as nearly a dozen career education certificates. Tuition-free noncredit career certificates include the areas of administrative professional, early childhood education, electrical technology, funeral service assistant, management, medical assistant, pharmacy technician, and quality assurance for medical devices.NOCE serves more than 15,000 students annually, ranging from preschoolers to seniors, at three Center locations in Anaheim, Cypress, and Wilshire (Fullerton) as well as over 100+ community-based locations in partnership with K12 schools, churches, community centers, senior centers, skilled nursing facilities and rehabilitation centers. NOCE is proudly accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges. NOCE is a stand-alone institution, serving as the noncredit arm of the North Orange County Community College District, which also includes credit-based Cypress College and Fullerton College. Part of the California Community College System, all NOCE courses are approved by the state of California.
NOCE believes in a multicultural and diverse learning experience where faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds can contribute to the development of our students. NOCE provides many avenues of support for our faculty and staff through District networks that include the Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black, and LGBTQ Faculty Staff Associations.
The ideal candidate will share NOCE’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. NOCE truly embodies an inclusive learning culture. The student body is very diverse, with over 27% Latinx, 25% Caucasian, 18% Asian/Pacific Islander, 2% African American, 0.29% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, and 0.12% American Indian/Alaskan Native. In addition, NOCE female students make up approximately two-thirds of the student population (at 69%) with 64% of the total population being 55+ in age.
NOCE is committed to enriching lives through education to meet the evolving needs of the community. NOCE employees are dedicated to the core values of Accountability, Diversity, Equity, Excellence, Innovation, Integrity, and Learning. We invite you to be a part of this celebrated and diverse community of learners where we put Students First. More information can be found at www.noce.edu.
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.Essential Functions:
Examples of essential functions are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature.Job Description:
Course Information:Special Requirements:
Part-time, temporary, hourly assignments are on an as-needed basis. Various schedules and locations are available. Hours will vary depending on class(es) assigned. Most DSS classes are offered Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
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.
A bachelor’s degree with any of the following majors:Desirable Qualifications:
Education of students with specific or multiple disabilities; special education; psychology; physical education with an emphasis in adaptive physical education; communicative disorders; rehabilitation; computer-based education; other computer-related majors which include course work on adapted or assistive computer technology for students with disabilities; other majors related to providing specialized instruction or services to persons with disabilities.
An associate degree with one of the majors specified above
Four years of experience providing specialized instruction or services to persons in the disability category or categories being served.
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 the classroom.
Master’s degree in related field.
Experience teaching DSS courses for an adult education or community college institution.
Experience with curriculum development.
Commitment to examine, reflect, and modify instructional, relational, and classroom practices in order to effectively engage and support disproportionately impacted student populations with the goal of closing equity gaps.
Possession of strong computer skills and ability to learn and effectively use technology and software.
Demonstrated ability to integrate 21st century learning skills and digital literacy effectively into instruction.
Demonstrated knowledge and competency in working with individuals with disabilities including developmental disabilities, learning disabilities, mental health disabilities, physical disabilities, sensory impairments, and attention-deficit disorder. Emphasis on individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorder.
Understanding of, and the ability to implement, effective online instructional strategies.
Experience teaching distance education courses, including demonstrated experience with online learning management systems (LMS) such as Canvas.
NOTE: Instructors are expected to comply with the training requirements to teach online or remotely as determined by Campus standards. Currently, NOCE instructors must possess one of the following to be eligible for an online teaching assignment:
- NOCE Online Teaching Certification (“OTC”)
- @ONE Online Teaching Certificate including all of the following training courses:
- Introduction to Course Design
- 10-10-10: Communication That Matters
- Assessment in Digital Learning
- Creating Accessible Course Content
- Online Teaching & Design Capstone
- Equivalency to NOCE Online Teaching Certificate (“OTC”), as approved by the NOCE Distance Education Advisory Group. Please see pages 9-10 in the NOCE Distance Education Faculty Handbook for requirements.
Salary Range: $58.00 - 63.64 per hourSalary Schedule Information:
Column Range: Column 1 – Column 3 (depending on education)Salary Range: $58.00 – 63.64 per hourPosting Number:
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06/14/2024Special Instructions Summary:
This recruitment will remain active for a period of one year, from the position opening date. If there is no longer a need to fill, the position may be closed sooner, and applicants will be notified.
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 adopted a position of strongly recommending, rather than mandating, COVID-19 vaccines and strongly recommending boosters for all employees and students, effective January 1, 2023. More information can be found on our District website by visiting https://www.nocccd.edu/covid19.
This is a continuous recruitment to fill part-time, and temporary faculty assignments on an as-needed basis. When the need to fill arises, the department will refer to this pool of part-time faculty.
Due to the high volume of applications received, we ask that you do not contact the department directly. They will review the information provided and contact you if you are selected for an interview. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.
Also note that you must upload your resume and transcripts. Applications submitted without all of the required documents will not be considered.
Evidence of degree conferred/awarded must be printed on a legible transcript.
The minimum required number of references for this position is one (1).