Community Education Instructor (Temporary Pool)

  • Ohlone College
  • Fremont, CA, USA
  • May 22, 2024
Part time / Adjunct Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description


Community Education Instructor (Temporary Pool)

Ohlone College

Salary: $35.00 - $50.00 Hourly
Job Type: Part-Time Temporary
Division: President's Office
Opening Date: 09/22/2023
Location: Fremont Campus - Newark Center - and/or eCampus
Job Number: 202300060
Department: President's Office
Bargaining Unit: N/A

Ideal Candidate Statement
The ideal candidates for Community Education/Ohlone for Kids & Teens Instructor position is not only knowledgeable in their subject matter but also passionate about sharing that knowledge with learners of all ages in our community. They are enthusiastic, patient, and adaptable, with a genuine commitment to the value of lifelong learning. This candidate embraces diversity and inclusion, tailoring their teaching methods to meet the unique needs of our community members. They are collaborative, dedicated to professional growth, and dedicated to creating an engaging and supportive educational experience for all participants.

Position Description
The Community Education/Ohlone for Kids & Teens Instructors play a pivotal role in designing, developing, and delivering a diverse range of educational programs and courses that cater to the unique needs and interests of our community. This position contributes to the enrichment of community members' lives through lifelong learning opportunities and the promotion of personal and professional growth.

This is a temporary position.

Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Course Development: Develop engaging and relevant course curricula and materials in alignment with community needs and educational goals.
  2. Instruction: Conduct interactive and informative classes, workshops, or seminars, ensuring an inclusive and supportive learning environment.
  3. Adaptability: Modify teaching methods and content based on the diverse learning styles, abilities, and backgrounds of participants.
  4. Community Engagement: Actively engage with the local community to identify educational needs, preferences, and opportunities for program improvement.
  5. Professional Development: Stay up to date with current educational trends, techniques, and best practices through continuous learning and professional development.
  6. Collaboration: Collaborate with other instructors, community organizations, and stakeholders to enhance program offerings and outreach.
  7. Promotion: Assist in marketing and promoting community education programs to increase participation and community awareness.
  8. Safety: Ensure the safety and well-being of all participants during classes and activities.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. Demonstrated expertise and proficiency in the subject matter to be taught.
  2. Strong interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with a diverse group of participants.
  3. Prior teaching or training experience is preferred but not mandatory.
  4. Commitment to creating an inclusive and accessible learning environment for all community members.
  5. Passion for community education and lifelong learning.
  6. Flexibility in scheduling to accommodate evening or weekend classes, as needed.
  7. Ability to pass background checks and other relevant screenings, as required by local regulations.
Must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices.

If you have additional questions regarding this position, contact the Community Education program by email at or by phone at (510) 979-7598.

Required Application Materials
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae;
  2. A list of three (3) professional references including name, position, organization, phone number, email, and relationship to the applicant.

District Statement
Founded in 1967, Ohlone College is named in honor of the early Ohlone People who inhabited the San Francisco Bay Area. Ohlone College is committed to providing a high-quality education to serve our diverse population of over 15,000 students per year. Ohlone College is nationally recognized for our Deaf Studies and Interpreter Preparation programs, and is widely known for our nursing, health sciences, liberal arts, biomedical science, and smart manufacturing programs. As a learning community, we embrace and champion inclusivity, integrity, student expression, global citizenship, and continuous improvement.

Ohlone College is one of the top-ranked community colleges in California, serving the cities of Fremont, Newark, and Union City. Our campuses in Fremont and Newark are centrally located in the East Bay between San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose. This region is known as a hub of innovation and economic activity, and home to some of the most advanced manufacturing, biomedical research, and clean energy companies in California, including Tesla, Meta, Seagate, and Lam Research.

The main campus in Fremont is located near Interstate 680 at the base of Mission Peak, just south of the historic Mission San Jose, and is the primary gateway to year-round hiking, biking, and hang gliding in the Mission Peak Regional Preserve. The Newark Center for Health Sciences and Technology is located near Interstate 880 in a hub of new residential and commercial development. The two campuses are connected by shuttle to each other and the Warm Springs BART station, which offers convenient access to public transit throughout the Bay Area.

EEO Statement
The District is strongly committed to the principles of equal opportunity and to hiring qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our community. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, military and veteran status, pregnancy/childbirth/breastfeeding or related medical condition or any other protected basis in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. If you have a disability and are in need of special services, equipment, or facilities in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources office at: (510) 659-6088.

Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Ohlone Community College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, proof of freedom from tuberculosis. In addition, you will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal “Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.” Pre-employment tests and/or medical examinations may be required. Ohlone Community College does not sponsor H1B visas. Employees must sign the Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance and submit fingerprints for CA Department of Justice clearance. Employees must be California residents on their date of hire and for the duration of their employment with Ohlone Community College District.

Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986
Applicants selected for positions will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.

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