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San Diego Community College District
  • Position Number: 1311956
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Position Type: Education

Older Adults: Contract Instructor- Noncredit

San Diego Community College District

Closing Date: 10/31/2018

Position Number: 010603

Location: Continuing Education

Position Type:

The Position:
San Diego Community College District is accepting applications for Associate Professor, Older Adult, 10-month assignment. The current vacancy exists in Continuing Education and applicants should understand that they may be assigned to any Continuing Education campus. In addition, applications accepted for this position may be considered for identical vacancies that occur throughout Continuing Education for a period up to one year. Assignments may include day, evening, and/or weekend hours.

Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.

Major Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Dean, Emeritus Program, the 100% Continuing Education Instructor teaches 25 hours per week as assigned in accordance with the catalog descriptions and course outlines. The Older Adult Associate Professor is familiar with the learning styles of older students, has an awareness of community services for older adults, knowledge of current trends in the field of aging and an understanding of age-appropriate teaching methodologies. The assignment includes: evaluating student progress; establishing effective working relationships; participating in curriculum design; developing teaching materials; assisting in planning program activities; demonstrating excellent interpersonal and communication skills; serving on shared governance committees (e.g., screening, hiring, Academic Senate); participating in program review; using technology as it relates to teaching; and participating in professional development activities (e.g., staff development, peer-mentoring). All Associate Professor Applicants shall show a strong commitment to teaching, program development and teamwork.

Bachelors degree with a major related to the subject of the course taught, and either: (A) Thirty hours or two semester units of course work or class work in understanding the needs of the older adult taken at an accredited institution of higher education or approved by the district. This requirement may be completed concurrently during the first year of employment as a noncredit instructor; or (B) One year of professional experience working with older adults OR Associate degree with a major related to the subject of the course taught; and two years of occupational experience related to the subject of the course taught; and sixty hours or four semester units of coursework or classwork in understanding the needs of the older adult, taken at an accredited institution of higher education or approved by the district. This last requirement may be completed concurrently during the first year of employment as a noncredit instructor.

Desired Qualifications:
Strong organizational and time management skills. Understanding of noncredit older adult programs. Desire and ability to provide dynamic instruction to a diverse senior population.


Pay Information:
Class 0, Step A Class 6, Step C ($5,475.87 $7,754.42) per month based on the current AFT Continuing Education Faculty Salary Schedule.

Initial salary placement for this Continuing Education Instructor is commensurate with required education and related teaching experience as outlined in section A2.2 of the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and it is non-negotiable. 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, Continuing Education 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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