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Continuing Education Instructor, Healthcare Careers -Non-Credit at San Diego Community College District

Job Information

Date Posted: 8/16/2019 Application Deadline: 9/16/2019 11:55 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Length of Work Year: Unspecified
Salary: See Position Description Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified
Contact: Human Resources Email:
Phone: (619) 388-6579
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

Continuing Education Instructor, Healthcare Careers -Non-Credit


San Diego Community College District


Closing Date: 9/16/2019


Position Number: 010634


Location: Continuing Education


The Position:


From San Diego Continuing Education Vice President, Instructional Services Michelle Fischthal:


San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE) seeks dedicated and motivated candidates to apply for this faculty position. San Diego Continuing Education is committed to program excellence, equity, diversity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students. As the largest non-credit institution in California, SDCE takes pride in working together to create a positive experience for our students and colleagues. San Diego Continuing Education commits to student success and community enrichment by providing accessible, equitable, and innovative quality education and support services to diverse adult learners in pursuit of lifelong learning, training, career advancement, and pathways to college. Applications are now being accepted a full time position of Contract Instructor, Healthcare Careers, 100%, 10-month assignment.


The current vacancy exists at the Cesar Chavez Campus and applicants should understand that they may be assigned to any Continuing Education campus.


Assignment may include day, evening, weekend hours, and/or off-campus responsibilities. Selected candidate must be willing to adjust work days/hours based on the department's needs. (This may be a split assignment between several campuses.)


Applications accepted for this position may be considered for identical vacancies that occur throughout Continuing Education during the current academic year. Continuing Education campuses offer adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills and enrichment classes throughout the city of San Diego.


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


Major Responsibilities:


Under the direction of a Dean, the Continuing Education Instructor teaches courses as assigned in accordance with the catalog descriptions and course outlines.

The primary assignment is designing and facilitating the health unit program and includes:


Supporting faculty and staff development activities


Developing curriculum


Participating in curriculum and program review; participating in activities to improve articulation between programs within the District


Researching, recommending, and coordinating purchase of instructional equipment and materials


Serving as a mentor to other faculty members within the discipline


Taking initiative in developing new methods of promoting instructional excellence and academic achievement


Planning and presenting theory in the classroom


Providing clinical supervision in long-term care, home care and acute care settings


Teaching and evaluating students in all phases of the CNA and other Health Care Related Courses


Coordinating with the California State Department of Health Services


Maintaining student records and files


Establishing effective working relationships with students of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds


Assisting in planning and organizing program activities


Demonstrating excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Serving on shared governance committees (e.g. hiring, matriculation, Academic Senate)


Participating as a peer evaluator


Participating in professional development activities on a regular basis and eligibility to serve as Chair of the Allied Health Program




Bachelor’s degree; and two years of occupational experience related to the subject of the course taught


Associate degree; and six years of occupational experience related to the subject of the course taught


Possession of a full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in the subject matter.


Desired Qualifications:


1. Health Unit Coordinator certification.

2. Direct experience as a Ward Clerk, Health Unit Coordinator OR Health Information Technician.

3. Two years experience in the Health Industry with emphasis on medical records or unit clerk.

4. A current California RN or LVN license.

5. Experience working with health information and/or management systems applications for documentation, ordering and scheduling.




A current and valid California RN or LVN license; AND,


[If possess] Possession of a full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in Nursing.


Pay Information:


Class 0, Step A – Class 6, Step C ($5,503.25 – $7,793.19) 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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Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications


          Application Deadline

          9/16/2019 11:55 PM Pacific

          Date Posted



          Human Resources
          (619) 388-6579

          Number of Openings

          Not Specified


          See Position Description

          Length of Work Year


          Employment Type