Distance Education Faculty Coordinator (Temporary, Non-Tenure)

Southwestern College
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 22, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Distance Education Faculty Coordinator (Temporary, Non-Tenure)

Southwestern College

Work Site: 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Department: Instructional Support Services

District Values
Incumbents in District positions are expected to exhibit an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, and employees, including those with physical or learning disabilities, and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.


If you have worked as an adjunct at Southwestern College with a workload exceeding 67% (from fall 2018 to spring 2021), you will not be eligible for appointment to this full time position, pursuant to Education Code 87478 to 87482.

Under general direction of the Dean of Instructional Support Services, coordinate Distance Education (DE) program development; coordinate with faculty, staff, and administrators to implement the Distance Education Plan; offer training and support for online instructors; and provide guidance regarding online instruction, evaluation, and compliance with federal, state, and accreditation regulations.

1. Develop and coordinate distance education training for faculty.
2. Coordinate Distance Education Faculty Training (DEFT) certification program; train facilitators; update course materials; maintain certification records.
3. Provide leadership in promoting effective online course design and delivery.
4. Assist in the development, review, and revision of policies and procedures related to distance education.
5. Coordinate collaboration between Online Learning Center (OLC) and Institutional Technology to identify, integrate, and assess technical requirements for effective distance education delivery.
6. Assist in the coordination of support and resources for faculty compliance with Section 508 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act and Americans with Disabilities Act.
7. Complete Distance Education Academic Program Review and Annual Snapshot as a part of program improvement and District budget processes.

Knowledge and Abilities:

Education and Experience:

Minimum Qualifications: (Faculty and Academic Administrator Positions Only)
A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university, OR a valid California Community College Credential, OR equivalent.
Experience requiring leadership, organizational management, and advanced technical skills in an educational environment.

Desirable Qualifications:
Three (3) years of experience teaching (asynchronous) fully online.
Experience using Southwestern College’s Course Management System (or similar) in the delivery of online instruction.
Experience with a variety of digital learning methods
One (1) year of experience requiring leadership, organizational management and advance teaching skills in an educational environment.
Coursework in online teaching and learning, such as @ONE courses.
Presentations, publications, and/or training facilitation in theory and practice of online teaching, development of accessible online course materials, and best practices in online course design and delivery.

Upon initial employment, full-time faculty members are placed on the salary schedule based upon years of experience and education. The maximum initial placement for experience is Step 6. Faculty members are encouraged to continue their professional development through additional study qualifying them for advancement on the salary schedule. For current salary schedules and information on salary placement visit our website at www.swccd.edu. Comprehensive fringe benefits are provided.

Start Date

July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022

Screening Deadline
All application materials must be received on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu. Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 14, 2021 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.

Work Schedule:
Successful candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, National City, Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro).

Additional Information:
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, e-mailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials. Only complete application materials submitted through SWC online system will be accepted. To complete and submit your application for this position, please visit our online employment website at https://jobs.swccd.edu. All required information must be submitted online before the review date and time indicated on the job posting.

A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet has been successfully submitted. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Human Resources Office at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910; telephone: (619) 482-6395 or e-mail to employment@swccd.edu.

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the review deadline date. A separate, complete application packet is required for each position for which you are applying for. All materials included in your application packet become District property, will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.

Candidates selected for employment with Southwestern Community College District must be fingerprinted by an electronic fingerprinting service (i.e. LiveScan) within 10 days of employment; provide clearance of tuberculosis (dated within the past 4 years and renewed every four years as a condition of continued employment) within 60 days of employment; provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

In addition to the above, for Faculty/Administrator positions (only), successful candidate must submit official (sealed) college transcripts confirming date degree conferred and/or a valid CA Community College Credential.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

The Southwestern Community College District shall not discriminate against any person in employment or in any program affiliated with the District on the basis of age, ancestry, color, ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, race, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report - Southwestern College is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report is available on the SWCPD website at https://www.swccd.edu/student-support/safety-and-security/jeanne-clery-act/"> https://www.swccd.edu/student-support/safety-and-security/jeanne-clery-act/.

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security Report, which contains this information, you can stop by the SWC College Police Department or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (619) 482-6390.

The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention; public safety authority; crime reporting policies; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking; the procedures the College will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the College or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

This information is required by law and is provided by the SWC College Police Department.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Plan (DAAPP) - More information about the DAAPP, including the Drug Free Environment and Drug Prevention Program Policy and Procedure and Biennial report can be found in the Health and Safety Section of the campus Consumer Information page ( http://www.swccd.edu/index.aspx?page=1084)

To apply, visit: https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/3363