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Company: MiraCosta College
Location: Oceanside
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:


Before applying, be sure to read the Application Procedure section below.
Posting Summary
Job Title
Job Title

Type of Assignment
Type of Assignment

Assignment Category
Assignment Category

Temporary Assignment
One temporary, hourly position, full-time,


hours per week,


months per year on the Oceanside Campus. The normal work schedule will be 8:00am 5:00 pm. The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation. Please note that temporary/hourly employees can work no more than 175 days in a fiscal year (July 1 June 30).

This is an extended-day position, subject to possible fluctuations in daily working hours, and may be exempt from compensation for overtime in excess of eight (8) hours in one day. Hours worked in excess of forty (40) hours in a week period shall be compensated on an overtime basis.

The first-level interviews with the screening and interview committee will be conducted via Zoom. The second-level interviews may be in-person or via Zoom.


MiraCosta College believes that flexible work enables employees to achieve a more successful balance between work responsibilities and family life. The District offers the opportunity to telework (remote work) for certain positions, depending on the operational needs of the District and the provisions of the telework policy. Probationary and temporary employees are not eligible to telework unless approved by the appropriate vice president. No employee is guaranteed the right to telework. No employee shall be authorized to telework 100% of the time; regular, on-campus presence is expected for all District employees on a weekly basis.


MiraCosta College Board Policy 7800: Employee Residency requires all classified staff, administrators, and temporary/hourly short-term employees to maintain and permanently reside in a principal place of residence in the state of California that is within two-hundred (200) road miles from the employees regularly assigned district worksite. The purpose of the policy is to promote efficiency and continuity throughout all campus administrative functions, provide students with high quality assistance and accessibility to all academic and campus services, ensure that students receive an engaging education, and respond to emerging student needs.

The District may consider an individual request to temporarily reside outside of the State of California or outside the 200-mile limit on a case-by-case basis, not to exceed twelve consecutive months.

Location City
Location City

Oceanside, Cardiff, and/or Carlsbad
Location State
Location State

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Accessibility (IDEA)
MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing an educational environment that affirms and supports diversity in its faculty, staff, and administration, and promoting an environment of inclusion. The colleges commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility is expressed in the policy found at

https://www.miracosta.edu/office-of-the-president/board-of-trustees/ docs/3400BP-Inclusion-Diversity-Equity-Accessibility.pdf

. Click on the following link to view the





MiraCosta College is committed to creating a racially just campus climate. Individuals and their diverse cultures and identities are welcomed, nurtured, and validated. MiraCosta College takes institutional responsibility for closing the equity gap for disproportionately impacted populations including Latinx and Chicanx communities, Black and African American communities, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities, Native American communities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) communities, veteran communities, former foster youth, adult students, and students from low socioeconomic statuses. MiraCosta will continue to serve all constituents with values rooted in equity, diversity, inclusion, and community. MiraCosta Colleges Mission, Vision, Commitment, and Institutional Values & Goals can be viewed at

https://www.miracosta.edu/office-of-the-president/ docs/mcc missionstatement.pdf


The college was designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution ( HSI ) in 2013. This significant recognition acknowledges our institutions continuous efforts to support the academic performance and unique needs of Latinx students, many of whom are attending college for the first time or are first-generation. We are a veteran and military supportive institution and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. The successful candidate will join a campus that exhibits its dedication to all students and faculty through offering robust, culturally-responsive events, including speaker series dedicated to heritage month events through the Social Justice and Equity Center.

Salary Range
Salary Range

$41.73 per hour (range 30, step 1).

Employees must make arrangements for the direct deposit of paychecks into the financial institution of their choice, via electronic fund transfer.
Short-term, temporary employees may be eligible for Healthy Families Sick Leave, and enrollment in a retirement system.
Position Term in Months
Position Term in Months

Application Procedure
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following documents directly in the online system and finish applying and receive a confirmation number by 11:59 PM on the closing date:

1. Application on which you list all relevant experience.

2. A current resume or curriculum vitae summarizing your educational background and experience.

3. A cover letter addressed to the Screening and Interview Committee specifically describing how your experience aligns with the Essential Duties, Other Duties, and Desirable Qualifications.

4. Transcripts of college coursework which provide evidence of meeting the minimum qualifications as stated in this job posting. Unofficial or legible photocopies are acceptable.

If a degree(s) was earned, the transcripts must state that the degree was awarded . Any degree/coursework used to satisfy the minimum qualifications must be from a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation.

If your degree(s) is from a college or university outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. To view a list of agencies approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, go to


. Transcripts or translations in English still require the evaluation to show the U.S. equivalence of your degree.

The screening and interview committee will review application materials for up to three to four weeks following the closing/first screening date. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone; those not selected for interview will be notified by e-mail once interview candidates have been scheduled.

Offer of employment to the person selected for this position is contingent upon 1) successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam at district expense; 2) submission of a current tuberculosis test clearance; 3) proof of eligibility to work in the United States; 4) fingerprint clearance; and 5) approval by the Board of Trustees.
Basic Function
Under direction, perform instructional design and Open Educational Resource ( OER ) support work; work closely with faculty and instructional staff to review and enhance course design that incorporates appropriate instructional delivery methods, Open Educational Resources, and learning technology solutions; and perform other duties as assigned.
Distinguishing Characteristics

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

1. Conduct needs assessment, development, design, and evaluation of instructional tools and materials in collaboration with faculty, departments, and other campus leaders.

2. Provide instructional design training, guidance, assistance, and technical support to faculty with an emphasis on course development, use of




course materials, and technology integration. Work with faculty to review online courses and provide actionable feedback to enhance student success.

3. Design and conduct faculty development workshops, independently and in collaboration with others, in-person and online, on instructional design and various instructional technologies.

4. Develop training and resources for equity-minded course design; advise individual faculty, departments, and other small groups on equity-minded online and technology-enhanced teaching. Engage in


related programming and outreach efforts, including leading workshops, webinars and related events focused on OERs and related subtopics, such as open pedagogy.

5. Help faculty to investigate, adopt, and redesign courses around Open Educational Resources ( OER ) and other Zero Textbook Cost materials, independently and in collaboration with others. Guide faculty in the discovery, creation, dissemination, identification, adoption, and assessment of high quality open and library course content.

6. Collaborate with student support leaders and staff to enhance design and delivery of online support services. Provide resources and guidance to enable faculty to effectively integrate support services within courses.
7. Maintain current knowledge of instructional design and effective teaching strategies with an emphasis on multimedia, interactive and online technologies for synchronous and asynchronous instruction, and equity-minded pedagogical practices.

8. Gather, analyze, and present data that illustrate course design and instructional practices, inform training and support priorities and enhancements, and provide insights to support student success, especially with relation to use of




course materials and open pedagogical practices.

9. Provide training, guidance, assistance, and technical support to faculty in the development of materials and courses to ensure accessibility compliance, independently and in collaboration with others.

10. Develop methods and documentation for assessing and reporting progress in adopting OERs and the librarys role in supporting and promoting their use.

11. Identify the needs of


authors/adapters around sharing and publishing open course materials and work with stakeholders to recommend software or other infrastructure investments; in collaboration with the Scholarly Communication Librarian, provide guidance to authors on copyright, open licensing, and fair use.

12. Provide budget and research assistance with meeting the requirements of grants related to


course materials.
Other Duties
1. Attends various meetings and participate on committees as required.

2. Engage in ongoing professional development and involvement in professional organizations.

3. Perform related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of
Knowledge of course design processes and standards, instructional techniques, and appropriate evaluation methods for face-to-face, hybrid and online courses.

Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations [including


rules and regulations if applicable].

Knowledge of applicable sections of the state education code, Title 5, federal distance education regulations, accessibility guidelines, and copyright laws.

Knowledge of emerging trends and best practices in open education and open access including assessment and accessibility of digital resources.
Ability to
Demonstrated ability to effectively incorporate instructional design methodologies and emerging technologies in instructional settings.

Proficiency in learning management systems and related software and applications. Ability to quickly acquire proficiency with new and emerging technologies ,

especially tools, skills, and software to support the development of OERs.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to effectively coach faculty in maintaining compliance with applicable policies and regulations, and in adopting effective practices for technology-enhanced course design and teaching.

Ability to collaborate with others to design, develop, and deliver effective faculty support programs, workshops, and resources.

Ability to prioritize multiple projects and effectively complete work both independently and collaboratively.

Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and disability issues.

Ability to create and adapt effective



Ability to conduct user-focused research and engagement to better understand/identify user needs.
Education & Experience
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

A bachelors degree in educational technology, instructional technology and design or a related field and at least three years of relevant experience working in an educational setting.

NOTE : For work experience, one year is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 12 months, or at least 2,080 hours.

Desirable Qualifications
Licenses & Other Requirements
A valid California drivers license and the ability to maintain insurability under the districts vehicle insurance program.
Physical Effort
The physical efforts described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Primarily sedentary with intermittent standing, walking, bending and stooping; occasional light lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds; ability to travel to various locations on and off campus as needed to conduct district business.
Emotional Effort
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships involving interactions and communications personally, by phone and in writing with a variety of individuals and/or groups from diverse backgrounds on a regular, ongoing basis; ability to work effectively under pressure on a variety of tasks concurrently while meeting established deadlines and changing priorities.
Working Conditions
Primarily business office environment; subject to frequent public contact and interruption; intermittent exposure to individuals acting in a disagreeable fashion; may work at any district location or authorized facility with occasional evenings and/or weekends on an as-needed basis. Occasional local travel may be requested.
Posting Number
Posting Number

Human Resources Contact Information
Human Resources Contact Information

jobs@miracosta.edu or 760.795.6854
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

First Screening Date
First Screening Date

Applications received by the first screening date of Tuesday, February 27, 2024 will be given first consideration. Applications will continue to be accepted until the assignment is filled.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
* Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?


* MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We strive to be a model for equity and inclusion, effectively supporting students and employees from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds who possess a range of abilities, academic preparation, and life experiences. Describe your qualifications and experiences that have prepared you to effectively interact with people who may have a different background than yours (e.g., racial, ethnic, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic, disability, etc.). (Open Ended Question)

* MiraCosta College Board Policy 7800: Employee Residency requires all classified staff, administrators, and temporary/hourly short-term employees to maintain and permanently reside in a principal place of residence in the state of California that is within two-hundred (200) road miles from the employees regularly assigned district worksite. The purpose of the policy is to promote efficiency and continuity throughout all campus administrative functions, provide students with high quality assistance and accessibility to all academic and campus services, ensure that students receive an engaging education, and respond to emerging student needs.The District may consider an individual request to temporarily reside outside of the State of California or outside the 200-mile limit on a case-by-case basis, not to exceed twelve consecutive months.

I understand the districts residency requirement as stated above.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

Cover Letter
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Transcript 1
Optional Documents

Transcript 2
Formal Agency Evaluation - Non-U.S. Transcripts


Keywords: MiraCosta College, Oceanside , INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER (OER/ZTC) Temporary/Hourly, Other , Oceanside, California

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