The mission of the College of Extended Studies (CES) at San Diego State University is “To be a global leader in delivering innovative educational experiences to professional and non-traditional 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.” CES 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, CES 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. CES’s primary audiences include workforce, military, working adults and international constituencies.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at San Diego State University (Osher at SDSU) is one of 123 unique Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes supported by The Bernard Osher Foundation. The Osher at SDSU offers a vibrant and diverse learning community for adults age 50 and better, with intellectually stimulating, university-quality courses, and engaging leadership and volunteer opportunities. Established in 2004, Osher at SDSU is operated by staff from SDSU's College of Extended Studies with support from the Osher advisory board, leadership committees, members, and instructors.
Osher Instructors prepare and present current, relevant and engaging university-quality courses/lectures/programs for adults ages 50 and better, which are intellectually stimulating yet also approachable to non-subject matter experts.
All prospective instructors must submit a course proposal form for each proposed course in addition to completing this application. Course proposal forms will be emailed to you by the Osher Institute staff.
After reviewing your proposal and application, a member from the Osher Institute Curriculum Committee will be in contact with qualified candidates to schedule an interview. Please bring a letter of recommendation to your interview.
The Osher Instructor is responsible for but not limited to:
Position Specific Responsibilities
San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer
Offer of employment is contingent upon sucessful completion of a Livescan 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