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Student Accessibility Services Instructor (Part-Time/Adjunct)

San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
San Jose

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Student Accessibility Services Instructor (Part-Time/Adjunct)

The San Jose/Evergreen Community College District is seeking a part-time/adjunct Student Accessibility Services Instructor for the Fall 24 semester with the possibility for rehire in the 2024-2025 academic year. Our ideal candidate will have experience in Adapted or Assistive Computer Technology. Classes are offered in person at San Jose City College.


Develop and implement curriculum in assistive computer technology as it relates to college level students in a diverse educational environment and monitor effectiveness through Student Learning Outcomes;
Provide classroom and individual (or direct or one-to-one) instruction to students in the use of Assistive Technology software and strategies for its application to their college course(s). Software and applications include but are not limited to Dragon Professional for Individual, Kurzweil 3000, Smartpen, and JAWS;
Develop accessible course materials for assistive computer technology classes;
Assess the technology needs of students and determine the appropriate assistive technology to support/meet their identified accommodations and their access to educational/course materials, including online materials;
Maintain accurate records for students receiving services and maintain proper documentation and confidentiality of student files using online database;
Participate in the development, implementation, and monitoring of the SAS program student learning outcomes;
In collaboration with the Campus Technology Services, coordinate the installation and maintenance of assistive computer technology in the SAS Assistive Technology Lab/Classroom (HTCU);
Keep current with advancements in assistive technology and its application to students with disabilities in the areas of access, reading/writing, learning, and alternate media;
Provide technical assistance to campus instructional and technology committees on access requirements for individuals with disabilities;
Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students and staff of diverse racial, ethnic, academic, and socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and disabilities by showing respect for differences and the dignity of others;
Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours.8. Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g., grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions;
Foster a professional work and learning environment.

Minimum Qualifications:
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
Fifteen semester units of upper division or graduate study in the area of disability, to include, but not be limited to:
(A) Learning disabilities;
(B) Developmental disabilities;
(C) Deaf and hearing impaired;
(D) Physical disabilities; or
(E) Adapted computer technology.
A bachelor's degree with any of the following majors: 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; and four years of experience providing specialized instruction or services to persons in the disability category or categories being served.

Salary placement is based on candidate's verified education and experience.

Assignments may include day and evening responsibilities. This position is represented by the San José-Evergreen Community College District Federation of Teachers, AFT 6157.

Please apply using the Direct Link below

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Position #F19014, Open and Continuous

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With student learning as its primary focus, the San José/Evergreen Community College District provides continuous access to a wide range of comprehensive and flexible post-secondary academic and occupational programs that prepare Silicon Valley residents of all ages for balanced and productive lives and successful careers. To reach these educational goals, the district provides the appropriate support services to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population.

In fulfilling this mission, the district assists students in achieving their educational and employment goals including, but not limited to, lower-division transfer and general education, two-year college degrees, certificates, distance learning opportunities, basic skills instruction, English as a Second Language, economic development, adult non-credit courses, targeted career training, and community services courses.

Human Resources

Human Resources serves those individuals dedicated to providing educational opportunities and critical support services to the students from our communities.  Our role is to attract the very best for our students to ensure that staff, faculty and administrators are skilled in their profession, sensitive to students needs and welcoming to all who come to San Jose-Evergreen Community College District.

Human Resources is to safe guard the interests of the District and promote the professional growth, health and well-being of all its employees. The Human Resources Services Group provides direct service and support to individual employees.  We work together with our partners at the colleges and district –wide operations to develop initiatives that foster the continuous development of our workforce.

The employees are the foundation upon which this District realizes the values it upholds through the dedication, leadership and understanding demonstrated by our faculty and staff.

San José/Evergreen Community College District is for the professional who is committed to equity and excellence, and attracted to a work environment dedicated to student success.  We welcome you to our community.

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