At the time that an offer of assignment is made, proper salary placement is contingent upon receipt of OFFICIAL (sealed) transcripts and Verifications of Previous Work Experience (if applicable). Instructors with advanced coursework and/ or experience shall be placed on the appropriate class and step on the Adjunct College Salary Schedules, effective the first month following receipt (in Human Resources) of the official transcripts and Verifications of Previous Work Experience (if applicable). Initial salary placement will be at the first class/step until all required documentation has been submitted.
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NOTE: The San Diego Community College District accepts applications for adjunct (part-time/substitute) positions for our three college campuses (City, Mesa, Miramar) and various continuing education centers on a continuous basis. However, it does not necessarily imply there are immediate openings. If you meet the required minimum qualifications, your application will be included in the adjunct pool for possible assignments in the fall, spring, and/or summer semesters of the academic year. Hiring departments utilize the adjunct pool when there is a need and will contact you directly should you possess the qualifications they are seeking. Applications are purged approximately one year from submittal, at which time you will receive an automated e-mail notice to re-apply if you wish to remain in the pool.
Part-time/temporary faculty positions offer flexible hours and the opportunity to assist a diverse group of adult students in achieving their educational goals. As one of the largest community college districts in southern California, we offer a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, vocational and occupational programs. These part-time positions are as-needed and applicants should live within commuting distance to San Diego.
Assignments may include a combination of day, evening, weekend, and/or off-campus classes.
Courses Associated with Subject Area
530 RETIREMENT LIVING-LATER LIFE; 525 PRE-RETIREMENT PLANNING
•Primary duties of adjunct faculty members are related to curriculum and teaching; the assignment is divided between lecture and lab classes as determined by the department. Adjunct instructional faculty are required to be available to students outside of class.
•Provide instruction in accordance with established curriculum and course outlines.
•Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
•Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter areas.
•Fulfill professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member.
•Teach all scheduled classes.
•Maintain accurate records.
•Provide quality instruction, create and maintain an environment which emphasizes teaching and learning and encourages free discussion of ideas, interests and issues.
Degrees must be from regionally accredited institutions.
1. A Bachelor’s degree with a major related to Retirement Living AND either A OR B below
A) Thirty (30) hours or two (2) 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.
B) One (1) year of professional experience working with older adults; OR,
2. An associate degree with a major related to Retirement Living AND two (2) years of occupational experience related to Retirement Living AND Sixty (60) hours or four (4) semester units of coursework 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 last requirement may be completed concurrently during the first year of employment as a noncredit instructor; OR,
3. Possession of a full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in Retirement Planning; OR,
4. The equivalent.
If you do not possess the exact degrees listed above or if you anticipate receiving the required degree prior to the start of teaching classes, please complete a “Request for Equivalency Form” (link to the left) and attach it during the application process.Foreign Degree:
Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC.(ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.Licenses/Certificates/Credentials:
[If possess] Full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in Retirement PlanningCommitment to Diversity:
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, faculty and classified professionals.Special Instructions to Applicants: Working Conditions
Variable, depending on assignment.Conditions of Employment: Additional Information:
•Newly hired faculty members are required to submit official transcripts and pay a fingerprint processing fee.
•All new SDCCD employees must provide a Certificate of Tuberculosis Exam for initial appointment, and must renew the certificate every 4 years as a condition of continuing employment.
•Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.