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San Diego Community College District
  • Position Number: 1569184
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Position Type: Education

Adjunct Faculty

San Diego Community College District

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Location: District Wide - Location

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The Position:
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.

Major Responsibilities:
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES : Perform duties related to providing academic tutoring in an individualized, group or virtual setting to students enrolled in community-based learning programs. Provide guidance and assistance to students requiring tutorial services; evaluate student needs and develop appropriate course of action. Maintain records and data to monitor and evaluate participant progress; administer tests and consults with educational departments and instructors. Coordinate and schedule the activities of short-term assigned personnel and oversee the completion of tasks. Plan lessons and assignments using relevant resources. Provide information to higher level staff and make recommendations for program changes and improvements. Draft materials and handouts to be used within an assigned instructional session. Present study skills workshops to small and large groups of students. Attend and participate in a variety of learning seminars and meetings; stay abreast of new practices and methods within the field of tutoring. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Provide clerical support to the staff of the Tutorial Center as needed. Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge: Advanced concepts and methods of an assigned educational area specialty. Appropriate instructional materials used in supervised tutoring. Basic operations, services and goals of a tutorial program. Community-based learning programs. Computers and applicable software. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Interpersonal skills and communication techniques. Methods and techniques used in assessment and evaluation. Principles and procedures of recordkeeping. Skills & Abilities: Assign and coordinate the work of short-term tutorial student staff. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Coordinate tutoring activities with other educational departments and higher level staff. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Evaluate and assess student needs and develop appropriate course of action. Maintain and update recordkeeping data and reports. Operate a variety of office equipment including computers and applicable software. Perform a variety of functions related to providing tutoring services to enrolled students. Plan, develop and implement appropriate learning curriculum as required. Prepare clear and concise material and reports. Tutor individually, in group or in virtual settings. Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: completion of the twelfth grade in addition to a minimum of a 3.0 GPA with the assigned educational specialty area. One year of increasingly responsible tutoring experience, and sufficient training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and abilities listed above.

Desired Qualifications:

License or Certificate (Optional): Possession of an appropriate valid Basic Tutor Training certificate. Possession of an appropriate valid Supplemental Instruction certificate.

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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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