SDSU Research Foundation

Global Campus - Beer or Wine Instructor (Pool)

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SDSU Global Campus


Several Positions Opened Until Filled

The mission of San Diego State University Global Campus is “to be a world leader in delivering innovative educational experiences to all learners, expanding opportunity and transforming lives. Our programs and technologies are ever-evolving to meet ever-changing needs; our high level of service and support is a constant.”  SDSU Global Campus serves as a principal University liaison with the greater San Diego community and provides a wide variety of traditional and nontraditional, credit and noncredit educational experiences designed to fit the lifestyle and expectations of working adults and other lifelong learners.  In addition, Global Campus provides a range of academic and special programs for individuals and groups at various times, in various locations, and via various modalities, including technology based programs -- throughout the year.  The primary audiences include workforce, military, working adults and international constituencies.



Under the direction of the Director, the Global Campus Instructor is responsible for development and delivery of course-work specific to the individual designated area of expertise.


 SDSU Global Campus maintains a pool of part-time Global Campus Instructors. Instructors must be in the pool in order to be offered classes. Being assigned to the pool does not guarantee that you will receive an assignment. Please apply if you would like to be considered for the pool.


 Positions/ Industries we are currently hiring for:

  • Meeting and Event Planning Professional Certificate
  • Business of Wine Professional Certificate
  • Business of Craft Beer Professional Certificate

Courses are taught in both a classroom and or online setting per SDSU needs as well as current Covid guidelines/directives. Assignments may include a combination of day, evening, weekend, and/or off-campus classes.



The following information is intended to be representative of the work performed by incumbents in this

position and is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the

position if the work is similar, related, or a logical extension of position responsibilities. Job descriptions may

be changed at any time based on the needs of the department.


Instruction & Course Development ( 100%)

    • Produce course syllabus, based on the Global Campus template, which clarifies both the instructor and student’s responsibilities. Provide syllabus and handouts, and provide to Global Campus  at least two weeks prior to the start date. Materials provided must be complete, and provided in a professional format.
    • Adhere to the specified number and length of class meetings, contact hours or supervision (whichever is applicable), and location, as required for assigned course(s), workshop(s), and program(s). Any change to this commitment, other than illness or serious emergency, must be agreed to, in writing, in advance, by the program director and or Program Manager.
    • Refresh curriculum each time with the latest and most relevant content. Ensure that content reflects the overall program description and learning outcomes.
    • Work with the Global Campus instructional designer, as agreed upon mutually with the program director, to further develop expertise in this area.
    • Adhere to all copyright laws, scoring policies and evaluation policies as indicated in the Global Campus instructors’ handbook, updated via correspondence periodically. Adhere to all marketing and customer referral policies, as outlined in the Global Campus instructors’ handbook, updated via correspondence periodically.
    • Provide instruction in accordance with established curriculum and course outlines.
    • Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
    • Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter areas.
    • Teach all scheduled classes.
    • Maintain accurate records.
    • Provide quality instruction, create and maintain an environment which emphasizes teaching and learning and encourages free discussion of ideas, interests and issues.

    • Experience teaching online a plus

    • Adhere to all SDSU Research Foundation policies and procedures.




  • Must be a subject matter expert in the above Project


  • Demonstrates competencies teaching in an online environment
  • Experience teaching adult learners
  • Prefer experience with international students


  • Candidate must reside in California 
  • Offer of employment is contingent upon fingerprint clearance.
  • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation
  • The COVID-19 vaccine is required by the CSU for all SDSU Research Foundation employees as a condition of employment. Should you be offered a position, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination status. Individuals who obtain an approved medical or religious exemption on file will be required to complete regular COVID-19 testing
  • San Diego State University Research Foundation is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.


San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer


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