Non-Credit Educational Programming for Older Adults Part Time Pool

Cuesta College San Luis Obispo, CA
Job Description Summary

Selected applicants will be interviewed to establish a pool of approved Non-Credit Educational Programming for Older Adults instructors for possible part-time teaching assignments in the Workforce, Economic Development and Community Programs Division. Assignments are scheduled during the day at locations throughout the county. Evening classes are scheduled at the South County Center (Arroyo Grande High School). Classes are 1.5 - 3 hours per day and meet once or twice per week.

Instructors are especially needed in the following areas:

Nipomo - Creative Writing

Cambria - Art, Culinary, Creative Writing, and Senior Seminar (any topic of interest to older adults for discovery and reflection).

North County - Creative Writing, Senior Seminar, Yoga, Culinary, and Brian Health.

Countywide - Current Technologies (e.g. using a smart phone), Wills and Trusts/Laws affecting seniors, Senior Seminar, Yoga, Culinary and Brain Health.

Countywide - Instructors to teach in assisted-living facilities (including residences for people with Alzheimer's) - Reminiscing, Creative Arts, Music Arts, and Adapted Exercise.

Essential Functions & Qualifications

Required:

Bachelor's 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.

Desirable:

* Teaching experience in the discipline, community college level preferred;

* Awareness of the philosophy and objectives of California Community Colleges.

Additional Information

Required Documents: Candidates will be required to submit a cover letter, resume, two current letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts when applying for this position. When uploading documents, PDF uploads are preferred.

Completed online applications and all supporting documents must be submitted by the closing date for this position. LATE, INCOMPLETE, FAXED, MAILED OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

If you do not meet the minimum qualifications for the position please include an equivalency argument. For directions on what is an acceptable equivalency argument please review the requirements listed on the following link:

https://www.cuesta.edu/about/documents/hr_docs/Equivalency_Info.pdf

San Luis Obispo County Community College District ("Cuesta College") is an equal opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), age, disability (physical and mental), genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal and state law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Cuesta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

In compliance with California law, all prospective staff and students are entitled to read the Annual Security Report, published each October by the Cuesta College Department of Public Safety. This report contains information about our emergency and crime reporting procedures, as well as crime statistics for the past 3 years. You may request a copy of this report at one of our two Public Safety Offices: on SLO campus at Building 6600A or on North County Campus at building N1035, during campus business hours. You may also access the complete text of this report at the following website address:

http://www.cuesta.edu/student/findingway/public_safety/clery_act.html

Interview Process Information

Selected applicants will be required to attend an interview on Thursday, September 13, 2018.