Adjunct Faculty, English Composition

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Posting Number: F00795

Department:: CommArts/Hum/Fine Arts Div

Position Type: Part-Time Faculty

Job Family: Adjunct Faculty

Summary:
College of Lake County is currently looking for Adjunct Faculty for English Composition to join their team.

This position requires teaching ENG 121 (English Composition I) and/or ENG 122 (English Composition II).

This is not a remote/online position; we are seeking candidates available to teach face-to-face courses. Instructors are needed at the Lakeshore Campus (Waukegan), Southlake Campus (Vernon Hills), and the main campus in Grayslake.

Instructors must plan and prepare a course syllabus, teach all scheduled classes, and respond to and evaluate student work.

The College of Lake County (CLC) is a comprehensive community college located in northeastern Illinois committed to being an innovative educational institution providing life-changing paths for our students by offering exceptional learning experiences.

The college is widely recognized for student success, business and community partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty, staff and alumni. Long-known as an employer of choice in Lake County, CLC was ranked #15 on the Forbes list of Top 100 Employers in the State of Illinois for 2019.

The Faculty Success Framework illustrates the fundamental elements of a faculty member’s career at CLC. Its purpose is to support a culture of continual faculty development and to provide full but flexible paths for faculty to both consistently contribute to student success efforts and cultivate professional fulfillment. Our Guiding Principles for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CLC CARES) outline the qualities we expect CLC faculty will exemplify in their professional and pedagogical engagement with students.

Required Qualifications:
1. Masters degree in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or Literature, or MFA in Writing (completed before the teaching assignment begins).

2. Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, gender identities, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

3. Competency in technologies commonly used in college level instruction.

Desired Qualifications:
Previous teaching experience at the college level.

Bilingual in Spanish and English

Special Instructions Summary:

Pay Rate: Per adjunct contract.

Full-Time/Part-Time: Part Time

Location Grayslake

Total Hours Per Week: 3 load hours per section.

Work Schedule:
Depending on number of sections assigned, instructors teach 3 to 12 hours per week, Monday – Saturday, morning to evening.

Software Testing Required: None

Interview Process Requirements: None

EEO Statement:
The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities.

Summary of Essential Functions:
Teach courses in subject field. Develop instructional materials. Assess student learning and assign grades. Attend required Adjunct meetings in the Fall and Spring semesters. Participate in college governance and other aspects of academic life. Maintain current knowledge of subject matter.

Adjunct Faculty members are expected to maintain current in compliance training, including compliance under Title IX “Responsible Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act Campus Security Authority.

Select, prepare and maintain current curriculum, course outlines and printed and non-printed instructional materials.

Teach courses as scheduled each academic semester.

Provide instructional support to the students. Refer students, when appropriate, to sources of specialized services within the College.

Provide the Division and the students a syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, attendance policies in line with those of the college, texts and readings, timelines and evaluation criteria, and any other information required by College, Division, or departmental policy.

Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions or examinations. Provide feedback in a timely manner on student progress.

Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles.

Maintain office/discipline/grade/division records as required by the College.

Be available for student consultation through phone or email.

Use the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve and document student complaints, concerns and problems.

Assist in developing and administering discipline-appropriate measures of student academic achievement, use departmental testing instruments as provided. Administer other instruments designed to measure student learning outcomes as requested and required by the department. Provide all results as requested.

Conduct all classes in accordance with an established and current course syllabus and approved textbooks (and/or related instructional material). Meet all classes for the scheduled time.

Submit all grades (mid/final) electronically prior to the required deadlines. Provide the
Registrar appropriate grade records.

Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course delivery.

Revise and update course content as needed.

Participate, when appropriate, in the formation and meetings of program advisory boards, college, division, and department committees.

Maintain a high level of professional ethics.

Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate Dean.

How to apply

To apply, visit https://jobs.clcillinois.edu/postings/21740

The College of Lake County is located in the far northeastern suburbs of Chicago, serving a district with the third largest population in the Illinois community college system—713,000 residents living in more than 50 demographically distinct communities.