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Non-Credit Emeritus Instructor/Health

North Orange County Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 11, 2022

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Non-Credit Emeritus Instructor/Health & Wellness for Older Adults (Health and Wellness or History of Comedy and Humor) Pool-Part-Time

North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: 2016281FT

Location: North Orange Continuing Education

Department: NOCE-AC Lifeskills Education Advancement Program

Percentage of Employment: Part-Time

Months of Employment:

Work Schedule: 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 remote work.

Job Description:
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.

Health & Wellness for Older Adults - Learn the benefits of adopting behaviors associated with healthy and successful aging. Focus on the natural effects of the aging process and the benefits of being proactive by using a healthy diet, managing chronic conditions, and engaging in routine physical activity as a means to living with optimum independence.

History of Comedy and Humor for Older Adults - This class offers an informative look at past and present forms of comedy and humor for older adults as they relate to their life experiences and what they that makes them laugh. Older adults students become aware of the influences, various mediums, elements and forms of comedy and humor that have influenced people throughout history.

Primary Purpose:
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.

Working Relationships:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Special Requirements:
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 consideration.

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 and from accredited postsecondary institutions. See our website at regarding accredited postsecondary institutions.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

Minimum Qualifications:
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 instructor;


Possess a valid California teaching credential authorizing service in a community college in the appropriate subject matter area;

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.

Desirable Qualifications:
Experience designing and teaching curricula responsive to the needs of historically underrepresented and/or marginalized students.

Master’s degree in related field.

Experience teaching Emeritus courses for adult education or community college.

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 instructional strategies.

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 oneof the following to be eligible for an online teaching assignment:
  1. @ONE Online Teaching Certificate including all of the following training courses:
    1. Introduction to Course Design
    2. 10-10-10: Communication That Matters
    3. Assessment in Digital Learning
    4. Creating Accessible Course Content
    5. Online Teaching & Design Capstone

  2. The @ONE twelve-week Online Teaching and Design (OTD) course

Working Conditions:

Salary Range: Click Here For Current Adjunct Salary Schedules

Number of Vacancies:

Posting Number: 2016281FT

Open Date: 04/26/2022

Close Date: 4/26/2023

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 format. 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 College District.

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 .

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 faculty.

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 transcript.

The minimum required number of references for this position is one (1).

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