Non-Credit Emeritus Instructor/Music Arts for Older Adults
North Orange County Community College District
North Orange Continuing Education
NOCE-AC Lifeskills Education Advancement
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Months of Employment:
Most Emeritus classes are offered Monday
through Friday, between the hours of 8:00am and 8:30pm. Employees
must reside in California while employed with NOCCCD, even during
North Orange Continuing Education is now accepting applications for
part-time noncredit Emeritus Program (formally Older Adults
Program) instructors to teach at our main campuses, community-based
locations, and online through Distance Education (DE) starting in
the 2021-22 academic year. Subjects may include, but are not
limited to: Communication, Creative Arts. Physical and Brain
Health, and Mature Driver. Part-time, temporary, hourly assignments
are on an as-needed basis.
Various schedules and locations are available. Hours will vary
depending on class(es) assigned.
This course provides stimulating interaction for older adults
through musical reminiscence, discussions, and listening to music
from different time periods and genres. Older adult students will
participate in sing-alongs and rhythmic activities. Older adult
students will learn to appreciate and understand different
varieties of music.
Duties and responsibilities as presented are intended to be
representative and not restrictive. The District reserves the right
to modify the assignment and allocation of duties in accordance
with operational needs.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible
transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your
application will be deemed incomplete and removed from
Grade cards will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts.
All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum
qualifications must be submitted
accredited postsecondary institutions. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications
regarding accredited postsecondary institutions.
Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See
our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications
for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.
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;
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
Possess a valid California teaching credential authorizing service
in a community college in the appropriate subject matter
The equivalent. Equivalent qualifications may include related
education, training, employment and professional experience that
would be equal to the required degree(s) and experience in this
field as determined by the District Equivalency Committee.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated
sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity,
sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college
students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to
demonstrate how these factors relate to the need for equity minded
practices within the classroom.
Experience designing and teaching curricula responsive to the needs
of historically underrepresented and/or marginalized
Master’s degree in related field.
Experience teaching Emeritus courses for adult education or
Experience with curriculum development.
Possession of strong computer skills and ability to learn and
effectively use technology and software.
Demonstrated ability to integrate 21st century learning skills and
digital literacy effectively into instruction.
Understanding of, and the ability to implement, effective online
Experience teaching distance education courses, including
demonstrated experience with online learning management systems
(LMS) such as Canvas.
NOTE: Instructors are expected to comply with the training
requirements to teach online or remotely as determined by Campus
standards. Currently, NOCE instructors must possess
of the following to be eligible for an online
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Number of Vacancies:
- @ONE Online Teaching Certificate including all of the following
- Introduction to Course Design
- 10-10-10: Communication That Matters
- Assessment in Digital Learning
- Creating Accessible Course Content
- Online Teaching & Design Capstone
- The @ONE twelve-week Online Teaching and Design (OTD)
Special Instructions Summary: This recruitment will
remain active for a period of one year, from the position opening
date. If there is no longer a need to fill, the position may be
closed sooner, and applicants will be notified.
Special COVID 19 Notice: Interviews may be held in person
(following all necessary precautions) or in a virtual
Employees must reside in California while employed
with NOCCCD, even during remote work. Thank you for your
continued interest in working at North Orange County Community
The North Orange County Community College District is
committed to protecting the health and wellbeing of students,
faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities it serves. The
Board of Trustees voted to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for all
employees and those students enrolled in on-campus classes with
allowances for religious or medical exemptions as defined by law.
The due date for employees and students to be fully vaccinated is
November 1, 2021. More information can be found on our District
website by visiting https://www.nocccd.edu/covid19
This is a continuous recruitment to fill part-time, and temporary
faculty assignments on an as-needed basis. When the need to fill
arises, the department will refer to this pool of part-time
Due to the high volume of applications received, we ask that you do
not contact the department directly. They will review the
information provided and contact you if you are selected for an
interview. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not
guarantee an interview.
Also note that you must upload your resume and transcripts.
Applications submitted without all of the required documents will
not be considered.
Evidence of degree conferred/awarded must be printed on a legible
The minimum required number of references for this position
is one (1).
To apply, visit: https://nocccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/5288