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Basic Skills: Contract Instructor-Non-Credit

San Diego Community College District
San Diego
Class 0, Step C - Class 6, Step C ($6,330.13- $8,490.72) per month based on the current AFT - Continuing Education Faculty Salary Schedule.Initial salary placement for this Adult Instructor is commensurate with required education and related teaching expe

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Basic Skills: Contract Instructor-Non-Credit

San Diego Community College District

Closing Date: 10/29/2023

Position Number: 00120273

Location: Continuing Education

Position Type: Academic

The Position:
From the College of Continuing Education President, Dr. Tina King: The San Diego College of Continuing Education seeks energetic candidates to apply for faculty positions. San Diego College of Continuing Education (SDCCE) is the adult education division of the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD). As the largest provider of noncredit education in California, SDCCE's mission is to provide accessible, equitable, and innovative quality education and career training to adult students. SDCCE has offered free career training and classes continuously for more than 100 years. Founded in 1914 on the principles of inclusion and social justice, SDCCE welcomes every immigrant, refugee and underserved population to fulfill educational goals.

Applications are now being accepted for the tenure/tenure track position of continuing education faculty Tutoring Coordinator beginning in Fall 2023. The College of Continuing Education has seven campuses serving the city of San Diego. Applicants should understand that they are subject to assignment at any District Facility at the option of the Chancellor. The assignment may include day, evening, and or work at different campuses.

Major Responsibilities:
The Tenure-Track position reports to the Vice President of Instruction. The Assistant Professor is expected to perform the following duties: supervise, provide direction and manage the student support services offered through the tutorial center, as well as instruct students in a variety of subject courses. Collaborate with College of Continuing Education faculty to assess student support needs. Integrate technology into the tutorial center as a teaching and learning tool, participate in district wide tutoring meetings, assist with curriculum revision, participate in various college and/or district committees which promote shared governance at The College of Continuing Education, and fulfill the responsibilities of a community college instructor in accordance with the district-adopted description

For an interdisciplinary non-credit basic skills course, a bachelor’s in any social science, humanities, mathematics, or natural science discipline or in liberal studies, as appropriate for the course.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree, preferred, in any field that allows a candidate to demonstrate desired qualifications.
  • Demonstrate professional growth history and a future developmental plan to continue a mastery of the theory and applications of academic support for adult learners and language learners.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation and mastery of the wide range of academic subjects in K12 and post-secondary education.
  • Demonstrate ability and interest in incorporating innovative teaching techniques in providing academic support, including knowledge and ability to effectively implement technology into online and in person academic support.
  • Demonstrate experience tutoring, provide training for tutors, supervise and schedule tutors.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to coordinate and manage a robust student–centered supplemental instruction tutorial/self-learner program for developmental courses.
  • Demonstrate ability to assess the needs of and plan lessons for a variety of adult learners and second language learners.
  • Demonstrate ability, knowledge and interest in preparing and presenting comprehensive reports and grant proposals on current and future instructional support services to various constituencies throughout the college community.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and have a vision of the mission of a student support service program, and have the ability to develop strategies for continual improvement of student outcome measures.
  • Demonstrate ability and/or experience to make effective teaching presentations incorporating appropriate pedagogies and methodologies in such presentations.
  • Demonstrate ability, interest or knowledge in creating and/or assisting in the development of curriculum.
  • Demonstrate ability in managing budget.
  • Demonstrate experience and/or knowledge in working with students of great diversity in socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.


Pay Information:
Class 0, Step C – Class 6, Step C ($6,330.13– $8,490.72) per month based on the current AFT – Continuing Education Faculty Salary Schedule.

Initial salary placement for this Adult Instructor is commensurate with required education and related teaching experience as outlined in section A2.1 of the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Step C is the maximum step placement for a new hire, and this is non-negotiable at this time.

The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid medical, dental, vision plans, sick leave, and opportunities for professional development. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. Benefits will be provided under the terms of the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 – Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code §87815, any required adjustment will be made with-in the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, may be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Typically, Adult Instructors earn tenure after 4 years. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

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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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