.PT Faculty - Learning Assistance Instructor - 2023/2025 Academic Years

  • Coast Community College District
  • Costa Mesa, CA, USA
  • Feb 06, 2024
Part time / Adjunct Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education) Other Professional fields

Job Description


.PT Faculty - Learning Assistance Instructor - 2023/2025 Academic Years

Coast Community College District

Salary: $73.22 - $139.22 Hourly

Job Type:

Job Number: PTFAC 23/25 - LRNG Assistance

Location: Costa Mesa, CA


About Coast Community College DistrictCoast Community College District. is a great place to work, learn, and play. The District is comprised of three colleges that each have a unique culture within themselves. With easy access to beaches and mountains, our communities boast historic architecture, an environment rich in art and theater, as well as, many trend-setting food and dining options, and family-friendly activities sure to support a true work-life balance. Coast Community College District provides a rewarding and productive career in a friendly and inclusive environment that embraces collaboration and progress. Coast Community College District offers competitive salaries, generous benefits, and a supportive and meaningful work environment. You will find an abundant number of opportunities and resources throughout the District that support your professional development needs. Here at Coast Community College District, we care greatly about your health and well-being. Your ideas and engagement are valued within the Coast Community College District. We strive to provide excellence, innovation, and success in education. We inspire and transform lives in our local and global community while remaining close to our values rooted in professional integrity, equity and inclusion, and ongoing support of student success. A career within Coast Community College District is more than a job, it's an experience. We invite you to become part of our team!

Coast Community College Employee-Student Demographic Information
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Coast Employee/Student Demographics

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, and vocational and occupational programs. These part-time positions are as needed and applicants should live within commuting distance to Orange County.
Performance Responsibilities

  • Provide quality instruction in accordance with established curriculum and course outlines.
  • Create and maintain an environment that emphasizes teaching and learning and encourages free discussion of ideas, interests, and issues.
  • Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
  • Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter areas.
  • Fulfill the professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member.
  • Teach all scheduled classes.
  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Assignments may include day, evening, weekend, online, and/or off-campus classes.

Qualifications and Physical Demands

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must meet one of the following qualifications under (1) through (4) and demonstrate evidence of D.E.I.A. (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Access) :
  1. Valid California Community College Instructor credential, appropriate to the subject, per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990); OR
  2. Any Master's degree level discipline in which learning assistance or tutoring is provided at the college where the coordinator is employed; OR
    • (a) the minimum qualifications to teach any master's level discipline in which learning assistance or tutoring is provided at the college where the coordinator is employed.
  3. A Master's degree in education, educational psychology, or instructional psychology, or other master's degree with emphasis in adult learning theory; OR
  4. Possess a combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent to the above. Candidates making an application on the basis of equivalency must submit an Application for Equivalency in addition to all other required materials. Please see "Additional Information" below to determine if you need to submit an Application for Equivalency.


  • Demonstrated evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, ethnic, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.

Coast Community College District's Commitment to D.E.I.A. - Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Access
Coast Community College District and its three colleges - Coastline Community College, Golden West College, and Orange Coast College - recognize that an equity-minded culture enhances respect, fosters learning, and promotes inclusion for our students, employees, and community members. We are deeply committed to providing equal employment opportunities and to helping all of our students reach their personal and professional goals through individualized tools and options for long-term growth.

Each student, instructor, staff member, and administrator plays a critical role in maintaining and strengthening a welcoming environment in which we all feel valued for our individual experiences and contributions. Coast Community College District acknowledges and celebrates the ways in which our differences help us achieve greater success together.

Conditions of Employment

Employment is on a part-time, temporary basis and contingent upon verification of employment history, background verification as governed under Education Code requirements, eligibility to work in the United States, and approval by the CCCD Board of Trustees. The hours of work and effective date of employment will be arranged with the supervisor.
This is a CONTINUOUS recruitment for an applicant POOL to fill part-time, temporary, hourly assignments on an as-needed basis. Departments or Divisions will refer to the POOL of applications on file to fill temporary assignments as the need arises. Part-time faculty applications are accepted year-round and will remain in the pool for one year. You will be contacted by the hiring manager should the department/division be interested in scheduling an interview. Please note: Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.
Note: Please do not call the Office of Human Resources regarding the status of your application as this is a continuous recruitment and the applications in this pool will be reviewed by the College Dean/Hiring Manager on an as-needed basis.
Pay Philosophy
For a Part-Time Instructor position a maximum starting range of $73.22 to $101.89 is offered, based on the 2023-2024 salary schedule of $73.22 to $139.22. (*See PT Instructor Pay Schedule BB for further details) (Download PDF reader)

Employment Information

  • Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
  • The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Coast Community College District policies, procedures, and Title IX. (Reference: BP/AP 5910)
  • The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing equity and inclusion goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

The SELECTED CANDIDATE is required to complete the following prior to employment:

  • Submit “official” transcripts after employment offer.
  • Provide a Certificate of Tuberculosis Exam for the 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 the first day of employment).
  • Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States including a Social Security Card; AND
  • Participate in a new hire onboarding appointment with an Employment Services Representative.

Additional Information

Application Requirements
To be considered for employment you must submit a complete application packet at http://www.cccd.edu/employment.

Incomplete applications, application materials submitted by mail, and documents not requested in the job announcement will not be considered. Please note that the district does not return materials submitted in the application process (copies of original supporting documents are acceptable).

A complete application packet includes:

  1. A complete Coast Community College District Online Employment Application.
  2. A current resume or curriculum vitae of professional experience, educational background, and teaching experience. (upload as a separate attachment - PDF recommended).
  3. A Cover Letter that outlines your education and experiences relevant to this position and addresses the Minimum and Desirable Qualifications, including your demonstrated evidence of D.E.I.A (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Access). (upload as a separate attachment - PDF recommended).
  4. All unofficial transcripts (upload as a separate attachment - PDF recommended). Please note that if selected, official transcripts will be required at the time of hire/onboarding.
  5. Answers to ALL Supplemental Questions (please provide clear and detailed responses, where applicable, as they will be carefully evaluated to determine the most qualified candidate(s) to be invited for an interview; please do not paste your resume, put "see resume" or "N/A", or leave blank).
  6. Application for Equivalency, if applicable. Please see below for details to determine if you are required to submit an Application for Equivalency.

Application for EquivalencyHow to determine if you need Equivalency? Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements as stated in the job posting, but feel they have a combination of education and experience that would be equivalent to the State Minimum Qualifications, must attach a completed Application for Equivalency Form (Download PDF reader). This form must be included as an attachment to their online application, along with supporting documents, in addition to all other required materials.
Who needs to apply for equivalency?

  1. Candidates who are applying for faculty and/or academic administrator positions, but do not meet the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges (Download PDF reader), may still apply to the position under an Equivalency. Applying on the basis of Equivalency means that the applicant feels they have a combination of education and/or experience that would be equivalent to the state minimum qualifications, allowing them to teach under the discipline. Candidates must complete and upload an Application for Equivalency, along with supporting documentation, to their online employment application.
  2. Candidates who are applying for faculty and/or academic administrator positions and are submitting foreign transcripts must attach a completed Application for Equivalency to their online application. Additionally, any foreign transcripts must be accompanied by a U.S. evaluation and translation from a NACES member organization. Please attach these documents to your online application, also. NACES member organizations
  3. Candidates who are applying for faculty and/or academic administrator positions and whose required degrees are not yet posted on their transcripts at the time of application must attach a completed Application for Equivalency to their online application.

Additionally, in order to establish salary/class placement of hired faculty with the Coast Community College District, unless the degree is a doctorate in the discipline being taught, the highest class placement will be calculated by the number of upper-division/graduate units earned past a bachelor's/master's degree. When requesting foreign transcripts to be evaluated, it is the applicant/employee's responsibility to request to have the specific units evaluated as well (i.e., include the number of units earned per course and the level of the course taken [upper division, graduate, lower division, undergraduate, etc.]).
Note: The above information does not apply to Law degrees (J.D.). All J.D. degrees must be earned from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) or the California Bar Association (CBA).
Additional Information:

  • Any foreign transcripts must include a U.S. evaluation and translation and be attached to a completed Application for Equivalency, if applicable - see above.
  • Regulations governing employment procedures require a completed District online application form and other required documents as stipulated in the application instructions for all positions.
  • Carefully read all application instructions and complete all required documents.
  • Be sure to review your application for accuracy and completeness before submitting it. Changes cannot be made to your online application after it has been submitted.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is the applicant's responsibility to make sure all application fields and materials are complete.
  • Candidates will also be responsible for all travel expenses if selected for an interview, the Coast Community College District does not reimburse for candidate travel expenses.
  • All documents submitted with your District employment application become property of the Coast Community College District and will not be returned. (Do not send original transcripts, official documents, or other materials if you are not requested to do so).
  • Supplemental application materials and additional information may be requested. It is important to carefully read all the vacancy instructions and provide complete answers.

Disability AccommodationsIf you require accommodations in the Application or Examination Process, please notify Human Resources by calling (714) 438-4714.
Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Physical The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • A detailed list of physical demands and work environment is on file and will be provided upon request.

Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Coast Community College District is committed to employing qualified administrators/managers, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to student learning and success. The Board recognizes that diversity in the academic environment fosters awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students. We are committed to hiring and staff development processes that support the goals of equal opportunity and diversity, and equal consideration for all qualified candidates. The District does not discriminate unlawfully in providing educational or employment opportunities to any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

The Coast Community College District is a multi-college district that includes Coastline, Community College, Golden West College, and Orange Coast College. The three colleges offer programs in transfer, general education, occupational/technical education, community services, and student support services.

Since its founding in 1947, the Coast Community College District has enjoyed a reputation as one of the leading community college districts in the United States. Governed by a locally elected Board of Trustees, the Coast Community College District plays an important role in the community by responding to the needs of a changing and increasingly diverse population.

Coast Community College District Title IX:


This direct link 2023 Coast Community College District Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Download PDF reader) is the 2023 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for Coast Colleges. The crime statistics for calendar years 2020, 2021, and 2022 were submitted to the U.S. Department of Education as required under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. A hard copy can be provided from one of the Campus Safety Offices. Please contact any of the Campus Safety Offices for any questions regarding the report.

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