Posting Details

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You must provide all information requested on the application form (resumes will not be considered as a substitute for the application). Initial screening by Human Resources for minimum requirements is based on your APPLICATION ONLY (supporting documents will not be reviewed during initial screening). Incomplete applications will not be considered by hiring committees. You will have an opportunity to upload supporting documents for committee consideration during this online application process.

Position Information

Posting Number:06001344
Position Title:Part-Time Instructor of Human Development (POOL)
Posting Date:07/05/2018
Closing Date:06/30/2019
Open Until Filled (notes):
Length of Position:Contracts are on a term-by-term basis
Anticipated Start Date:
Position Type/Employee Class:Part-Time Instructor
Salary Level:Part Time Instructor
Starting Minimum Pay:$573 per load unit (1 LU ~= 1 class credit)
Starting Maximum Pay:$573 per load unit (1 LU ~= 1 class credit)
Hours per Week:depending on class schedule
Work Schedule:depending on class schedule
Days of the Week:Mon-Fri typically
Job Summary/Purpose:

This position provides instruction in Human Development (HD) in a program providing coordination and instruction for classes that focus on college retention and student success. Instructors work as a member of an instructional team of full-time and several part-time instructors. Instructors direct student discussion, select learning experience appropriate for meeting objectives, and evaluate student performance in the classroom. Classes under the umbrella of Human Development include College Success, Time Management, Procrastination and Motivation, Study Strategies, Test Taking, Values Clarification, and Career Planning.

• This is a part-time (< .50 FTE) non-benefited position, hired on a term-by-term basis. Hours of work may include evening or weekend teaching assignments.
• Part-Time Faculty compensation begins at Step 1 / $573 per load unit (LU). Load Unit is equivalent to class credit; and shall include both teaching and other assignments.
• Part-Time Faculty positions are not represented by the Faculty Forum Collective Bargaining Agreement.
• Initial assignment will be at the Bend Campus. May include travel throughout the College district.
• Official transcripts are required upon hire. Applicants anticipating Degree completion must supply a letter from his/her university stating the degree title and that the degree will be granted by that date.
• Upon hire, must pass criminal background check and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.

Essential Functions:

1. Provide instruction in Human Development. This includes creating lectures and active learning experiences, directing student discussion, and providing individual conference time to guide and evaluate student progress. Teaching assignments may include courses taught during the day and/or evening, and classes taught at the Bend or Branch Campuses (Redmond, Madras, Prineville)

2. Work cooperatively with the Social Sciences Department and other HD staff. Cooperate with faculty and accept direction from assigned Department Chair, and Human Development Program Director in developing and implementing syllabi, teaching methods, assignments, and standards to achieve course specific and program-wide student learned outcomes and assessment goals.

Marginal Job Functions

1. Act as a resource person for students.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

1. Thorough knowledge in the basic tenets of student retention, college success strategies, self-assessment processes, interpersonal and intrapersonal theories, and overall student services. An understanding of the challenges facing re-entry students returning to school after a significant absence, first term students directly from high school, and students who have had a history of academic challenges.

2. The ability to work well independently and self-monitor in order to recognize the link between the instructor’s classroom behaviors and the student success theories and skills begin taught.

3. Knowledge of teaching and instruction of various audiences and group dynamics using active learning strategies which enhance student engagement.

4. Knowledge and experience working with students in a college setting

5. Ability to assess student work and provide appropriate feedback to facilitate student growth and learning.

6. Familiarity with and ability to operate or oversee the operation of audio-visual equipment, including overhead projectors, film, sound systems, video, television, interactive video and audio equipment including computer controlled mixed media presentations.

7. Ability to operate or oversee the operation of computers and other written materials.

8. Ability to communicate effectively with others, orally and in writing, using the English language, with or without the use of an interpreter, and with or without the use of auxiliary aids or services.

9. Ability to review, understand, and apply concepts presented in training programs, conferences, and/or professional literature.

10. Ability to work with college faculty and other COCC staffs at all levels.

11. Willingness to travel and/or teach at various hours and locations, as required.

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

Work is performed in classroom and office environments with the ability to sit or stand at workstation for extended periods. The employee is regularly required to use computers, white boards, projectors, and other basic office equipment. The employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms and requires near visual acuity to write, read written materials and computer screens, and sufficient hearing and speech ability for ordinary conversations. Computer screen is used frequently. Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs. Travel throughout the College district as needed. A flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends, may be necessary due to the nature of the position responsibilities. The employee is required to meet physical and ergonomic requirements of the program area as this may vary from positions. All individuals are required to be able to perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Persons in this position may be exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials. All employees who have been identified as having the potential for this exposure will be offered the hepatitis B vaccination at no cost. The employee has the right to waive these inoculations. All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity / Non-Discrimination Statement


The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status or any other classes protected under Federal and State statues in any education program, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Equal Employment Officer, c/o COCC’s Human Resources office, 541.383.7216.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Master’s degree in Education (MEd), Higher Education and Student Affairs, Student Personnel Management, Human Development, Counseling or closely related discipline.

2. Must meet College requirement for computer literacy.

3. Ability to work as a member of a team on outcomes based assessment process.

Special Qualifications:

1. College teaching experience.
2. Familiarity with current academic models of student success and retention.
3. Ability to demonstrate experience working with individuals in transition.
4. Experience working effectively with diverse populations.
5. Bi-lingual proficiency in English and Spanish is a plus.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Part-time instructor pools are posted for the academic year to obtain applications from those interested in teaching part-time as a non-benefited instructor, on a term-by-term basis. Positions may not necessarily be available at the time you apply. Your online application will remain active for consideration throughout the length of the posting unless you are notified otherwise.

COCC is not able to support work Visa’s for this position. Candidates must be able to work in the United States at time of employment.

Note that you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact HR at 541-383-7216.

If you have letters of recommendation that are being sent directly to HR, please upload a Word document or PDF stating these documents are being sent to HR. This will act as a placeholder for your required documents and allow you to continue your application process and submit.

Is a Criminal History Check required?No
Is a Credit History Check Required?No
Open Until FilledNo

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