Adjunct Faculty, Earth Science



Posting Details

Posting Number F00564 Position Title Adjunct Faculty, Earth Science Internal Position Title Department Engineering/Math/Phy Sci Div Position Type Part-Time Faculty Job Family Adjunct Faculty Job Summary

The successful candidate will teach Earth Science classes in subject areas that may include Earth Science, Physical Geology, Oceanography, and/or Environmental Geology. Earth Science courses are offered during the day and evening in the fall, spring, and summer terms at our Grayslake, and Vernon Hills campuses.

The instructor is responsible for creating and distributing a course syllabus, teaching all scheduled classes and responding to and evaluating students.

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.

Required Qualification

- Master’s Degree in an Earth Science* field with at least 18 graduate hours in an Earth Science field. A specific field may be required for certain courses (e.g. Master’s Degree in Geology for Geology courses).

NOTE : *Earth Science fields include Geology, Oceanography, Meteorology, and Astronomy.

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.

Competency in technologies commonly used in college level instruction.

Desired Qualifications Posting Date 05/20/2020 Closing Date 05/20/2021 Expected Start Date Special Instructions Summary

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, your application will remain in the pool until the posting closes. The posting will remain open for one year. As teaching needs arise, applications will be reviewed for possible interviews. The number of adjunct faculty hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Adjunct faculty hires and assignments are coordinated by the department chairs.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Your application can remain under consideration the academic year. You may check your status at any time by logging into jobs@clcillinois.edu with your username and password. Thanks for being patient with the adjunct faculty hiring process.

Pay Rate Per adjunct faculty contract. Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time Location Grayslake Total Hours per week Per class schedule. Work Schedule

Per class schedule.
Earth Science courses are offered during the day and evening in the fall, spring, and summer terms at our Grayslake, and Vernon Hills campuses.

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. EOE /AA/M/F/D/V

Software Testing Required None Interview Process Requirements None 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.
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 textbook (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.
POSITIONS SUPERVISED : None

Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s degree or higher in Earth Science or related field with at least 18 graduate hours in an Earth Science field? Earth Science fields include Geology, Oceanography, Meteorology, and Astronomy. A specific field may be required for certain courses (e.g. Master’s Degree in Geology for Geology courses).
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 2
  2. Unofficial Transcript 3


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