Assistive Technology/Computer Adaptive Technology
San Joaquin Delta Community College District
NOTE: This position is available for REMOTE
San Joaquin Delta Community College District is seeking a One-Year
Temporary faculty member in Assistive Technology/Computer Adaptive
Technology. The ideal candidate will share in the college's
commitment to educating a racially and socioeconomically diverse
San Joaquin Delta Community College District, as part of our
Vision, “promotes a climate of respect and authentic engagement. We
are culturally responsive to the needs of our diverse student body.
We strive to increase and sustain equitable outcomes for all
students. We recruit and retain quality employees who are
reflective of our students and the community we serve, in addition
to providing all personnel with equity and diversity
San Joaquin Delta College is a proud Chicanx/Latinx, and
Hispanic-Serving Institution, Asian American and Native American
Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, and Minority Serving
Institution, serving over 20,000 students in the California Central
Valley. The student population is as follows: by ethnicity - 47%
Latinx, 18.5% White, 18.4% Asian/Filipino/Pacific Islander, 8.8%
Black/African American, 0.4% American Indian, 5.7% two or more
races and 1.2% unknown; by gender - 54.6% female, 43.6% male, 1.8%
unspecified; and by age - 28.9% ages 17 or younger, 49.7% ages
18-21, 19.6% ages 22-34, and 7.2% ages 35 and older.
San Joaquin Delta College works to create an inclusive environment
that provides a safe-haven for international students, veterans,
re-entry students, LGBTQIA+ students, and students of various
learning styles regardless of citizenship status.
Under the general supervision and direction of the Dean of Regional
and Distance Education, the primary responsibility of this position
is to provide instruction, technical assistance, training, and
resource materials to faculty throughout the District.
The successful candidate will provide evidence of knowledge and
understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, and academic diversity
within community college populations; the candidate will also show
knowledge and understanding of how these factors relate to the need
for equity-minded and culturally responsive practices in the
community college setting.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the
- Provide one-on-one as well as group training and support for
faculty in the areas of access technology, alternate media,
distance education, electronic information, and adaptive
accommodations for students with physical and hidden
- Provide training for faculty in Assistive Technology/Computer
Adaptive Technology and Learning Skills in accordance with credit
course outlines approved by the Board of Trustees.
- Maintain expertise in current teaching methods, discipline
knowledge, and discipline-specific technologies.
- Assist faculty in getting their courses compliant with
accessibility standards and ready for peer review.
- Participate in the departmental process of curriculum review,
curriculum modification, and the assessment of student learning
outcomes to make the program successful.
- Serve on Peer Online Course Review (POCR) teams and ensure
accessibility standards are met.
- Collaborate with IT to develop an access technology plan that
includes installing, configuring, and troubleshooting various
assistive computer technologies.
- Research advancement of new access technologies that may be
suitable for implementation within the District, as it applies to
the needs of students with disabilities.
- Communicate and interface with the District computer support
team, instructional computer lab coordinators, faculty, staff,
Librarian staff, and students regarding digital access to campus
online courses, instructional materials, and student support
- Develop and implement coursework, materials, and processes that
meet brailling, captioning, and other alternate media and assistive
- Instruct campus departments, divisions and/or administrative
units to identify and incorporate access needs into their
comprehensive planning process and course curriculum.
- Demonstrate and operate adaptive technologies and provide
instructional/technical support to faculty to ensure ADA -compliant
hybrid and online classes.
- Assist the Dean in the preparation of reports, budget, audit
information and other required data.
- Advise and assist faculty in achieving stated District
- Participate in departmental, divisional, advisory, campus-wide
and community committees as part of the District's
shared-governance process and service area needs.
- Participate in the evaluation of course offerings, including
the revision of course descriptions and course outlines that
reflect a culturally-responsive pedagogy.
- Coordinate with other faculty in selecting textbooks,
audiovisual, and other instructional materials that advance the
college's mission of developing an equity-minded education.
- Keep current with new developments and maintain competency
within the San Joaquin Delta Community College District's
- Report to management any condition that might jeopardize the
health or safety of students or the public.
- Assist in the program's marketing and promotion by
participating in college-sponsored events and visiting local
businesses and schools.
- Be familiar with and act in accordance with the Education Code
and San Joaquin Delta Community College District policies and
- Maintain office hours and participate in additional service
hours/activities that benefit the student, college, or
- Plan and complete approved professional development flex
activities each semester/year.
- Assist in the marketing and promotion of the program by
participating in college-sponsored events and visiting local
businesses and schools.
- Attend state and local job-related workshops, seminars, and
classes to maintain knowledge of the latest access technology.
- Participate in college committees/organizational units to
advise on technology access.
- Perform other necessary duties as specified in the faculty
contract and outlined in Board Policy.
- Master's, or equivalent foreign degree, in the category of
disability, special education, education, psychology, educational
psychology, rehabilitation counseling, engineering or technology;
or assistive technology/computer adaptive technology.
- Minimum of two years of full-time experience or the equivalent
within the last five years of working with individuals with
disabilities at the middle school, high school, or college level,
identifying assistive technology to meet their access and/or
learning needs, and providing instruction in its use.
- Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and
techniques to different student abilities, learning styles,
cultures, and ethnic groups.
- Demonstrated experience teaching in a variety of settings,
including but not limited to online, dual enrollment, and large
lectures. A willingness to develop and utilize instructional
materials, including lectures and labs for multiple
- Ability to use innovative and creative teaching techniques
(lecture and labs) and equipment such as multimedia hardware,
current applications, and online instructional strategies. Working
knowledge of Canvas is particularly desirable.
- Demonstrated knowledge of guidelines, regulations and/or
policies for individuals with disabilities (ADA/AA, Sections 504
and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act) alternate media, distance
education and electronic information including the Electronic and
Information Technology Accessibility Standards, and the Assistive
Technology Act of 1998.
- Willingness to work non-traditional hours to meet the needs of
our diverse student population.
- Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 60,783
- Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 92,125
- External Closing Date: Aug 19, 2021
- External Opening Date: Jul 21, 2021
Stockton, California, United States
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and
apply on line at the following link: https://deltacollege.referrals.selectminds.com
The San Joaquin Delta Community College District provides access
to its education programs and activities and makes all employment
decisions without regard to national origin, religion, age, sex,
gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity,
color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual
orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability,
pregnancy, military and veteran status, or any other legally
protected category. The District’s prohibition against sex and
gender discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual