Continuing Education Instructor, Business Information Technology

Job Level
Academic position
Job Category
Teacher / Instructor
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology
Closing Date: 11/30/2016
Open Until Filled No
Classification Title Business Information Technology: Contract Instructor-Noncredit
Working Title Continuing Education Instructor, Business Information Technology
Recruitment Limits  
Location Continuing Education
Pay Information

Class 0, Step A – Class 6, Step C ($5,384.50 – $7,625.90) 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.

Position Equivalent FTE:


Job Duration 10
Position Number: 010621
FLSA Status Exempt (does not accrue overtime)
Bargaining Unit AFT/Cont Ed Faculty
Range (na)
Position Type Academic
Department Business Information Technology
The Position

The San Diego Community College District is accepting applications for a Continuing Education Instructor, Business Information Technology, 100%, 10-month assignment. The current vacancy exists in Continuing Education and applicants should understand that they may be assigned to any Continuing Education campus. Assignments may include day, evening, and/or weekend hours. (This may be a split assignment between several campuses.)

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 Instructor uses a variety of teaching methodologies in a structured class as well as in an open-entry/open-exit environment. The assignment includes: evaluating student progress to meet accountability standards; establishing effective working relationships with students of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds; participating in curriculum design; developing teaching materials; assisting in planning and organizing program activities; implementing District policies, regulations, and procedures; demonstrating excellent interpersonal and communication skills; serving on shared governance committees (e.g., hiring, Student Success, Academic Senate); participating in program review; using technology to deliver instruction and to prepare instructional materials; and participating in professional development activities on a regular basis (e.g., staff development, peer-coaching).


Applicants for this position must show evidence of one (1) of the following:


  1. A Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of occupational experience related to the subject of the course taught; OR,


  2. An Associate degree and six (6) years of occupational experience related to the subject of the course taught; OR,


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


NOTE: All degrees and units used to satisfy minimum qualifications shall be from accredited institutions, unless otherwise specified.

Desired Qualifications

• Teaching experience in the area of business software, business math and office skills
• Classroom administration skills including attendance tracking, monitoring of student progress and completion
• Experience mentoring faculty peers
• Experience with the development and revision of curriculum
• The ability to provide quality instruction in a self-paced, open-entry lab setting as well as a traditional classroom
• Experience developing and teaching online material and other multi-media tools
• Ability to meet the needs of students with diverse abilities and skills
• Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with faculty peers


If you do not possess the exact degrees, or higher, 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). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.


[If possess] Full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in the subject matter

Commitment 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 and staff.

Working Conditions

Variable, depending on assignment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete Online Application that includes the items listed (extraneous material will not be reviewed). References to résumés or other uploaded documents within the Online Application will be considered an “incomplete” application; please enter “N/A” if any section does not apply.



  1. Complete Online Application (which includes Supplemental Questions)
  2. Résumé
  3. Letter of Interest (not to exceed 3 pages)
  4. College/University Transcripts of all coursework/degrees completed (“official” transcripts will be required if you are selected)
    Note: Transcripts from multiple colleges/universities may need to be scanned as one document, then uploaded. Transcripts must be legible and clearly state the institution name and degree(s) completed.

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES (within Online Application): Please provide at least three (3) professional references. Reference information includes name, company name, position title, phone number, email address, and relationship to the applicant.

[If applicable] REQUEST FOR EQUIVALENCY FORM: Link to the form is available from the SDCCD Employment Opportunities Web page at

[If applicable] FOREIGN DEGREE EVALUATION (NACES-approved): Information available from the SDCCD Employment Opportunities Web page at

[If applicable] LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/CREDENTIALS: Any applicable documentation, especially if mentioned in the Licenses/Certificates/Credentials field

Important: To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document names. Uploading extraneous documents, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed. Only complete Online Applications may be considered by the committee. Please ensure any required documents have uploaded successfully within the Documents section of your application.

Application materials sent via mail, fax, or email will not be accepted.

Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via email.


Conditions of Employment:




If you accept a contract (permanent) position with SDCCD and are a retired annuitant with CalPERS or CalSTRS, you must reinstate from your retirement system. Please reference the CalPERS or CalSTRS website for further information.

  • Submit “official” transcripts
  • Pass a pre-employment physical exam at the candidate’s expense
  • Provide a Certificate of Tuberculosis Exam for initial appointment (Note: The certificate must be renewed every 4 years as a condition of continuing employment)
  • Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer at the candidate’s expense (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment)
  • Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Attend a new hire processing appointment in Human Resources located at the District Administrative Offices
Additional Information:

SDCCD provides a comprehensive fringe benefit package for its full-time academic employees. The District contributes toward the cost of the premium (including dependent coverage) for the medical insurance plan options. Additional benefits include dental, vision, sick leave, vacation and opportunities for professional development. Contract employees become members of the State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) upon appointment.

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

Posting Number AC00575