Learning Disabilities Specialist/Part-time Faculty
Department: Disability Resource Center
For salary and placement information, visit
www.palomar.edu/hr/employees/classifications/salary/ and use the
links in the Part-time Faculty section.
For information about part-time faculty health
benefits, visit www.palomar.edu/hr/employees/personnel/ptfaculty
faculty employees are eligible to elect membership in one of the
following retirement plans:
- CalSTRS (California State Teachers Retirement System)
- APPLE (Accumulation Program for Part-Time Limited-Service
Must meet one of the sets of qualifications listed under 1) or 2):
- A Master’s degree in learning disabilities, special education,
education, psychology, speech language pathology, communication
disorders, educational or school psychology, counseling, or
rehabilitation counseling AND 15 semester units of
upper division or graduate study in the area of learning
disabilities, to include, adult cognitive and achievement
- A combination of education and experience that is at least the
equivalent of the qualifications in 1) above. You must complete and
attach the Application for Equivalency form (www.palomar.edu/hr/equivalency-app/),
if you do not possess the specific minimum qualifications as stated
above, which includes degrees that have not been awarded at the
time of submitting the application.
Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be
considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications. Coursework and
degrees that are completed outside of the United States are
required to have transcripts evaluated (evaluation to U.S.
equivalency and a course by course analysis) by an appropriate U.S.
credentials evaluation service. For a list of credentials
evaluation agencies accepted by Palomar College, visit the National
Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) website at
or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc.
(AICE) website at http://aice-eval.org/
Qualifications (Not Required):
- Learning Disabilities Eligibility and Services Model (LDESM)
- Recent experience administering and interpreting the Wechsler
Adult Intelligence Scale (WIAS) IV, Woodcock Johnson IV, and other
- Experience in assisting students with learning disabilities
with application of learning strategies and methodologies.
- Experience working effectively as a member of a team providing
support to students with learning disabilities.
Palomar College serves over 30,000
students from a variety of backgrounds and we are proud to be a
Hispanic Serving Institution. Our student body is rich in its
diversity. Click here to see a quick overview of our student
demographics on our recent Student Fact Sheet.
Palomar College is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion,
access and antiracism. We are dedicated to empowering students to
succeed and are guided by our core values; some of which are the
- Access - We make education possible for everyone.
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - We recognize and respect
diversity, seek to foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, and
strive to address inequities.
All positions require cultural competency which includes the
sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual
orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students,
faculty, and staff.
To Apply: Visit https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/22294
for full details and required application materials.
About the District:
Palomar College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive, two-year
community college that serves the greater North San Diego County
region. Palomar College offers over 200 associate degrees and
certificate programs to approximately 25,000 full- and part-time
students. A favorite in the community among local institutions of
higher education, the College is recognized as one of the top 100
Colleges and Universities in the nation for serving Hispanic
students. Palomar College is just 12 miles from the Pacific Ocean
and 30 miles away from all of the exciting cultural activities that
San Diego has to offer.
Palomar College is an Equal Opportunity Employer