Adjunct Faculty, Human Services

Posting Details

Posting Number F00576 Position Title Adjunct Faculty, Human Services Internal Position Title Department Business & Social Sciences Div Position Type Part-Time Faculty Job Family Adjunct Faculty Job Summary

This position will be involved in the instruction of first and second year college level courses to a diverse student body during daytime, evening, and Saturday classes at our main campus, extension sites and local business and industry sites. The faculty member will develop, prepare, and revise instructional materials as well as participate in program evaluation and curriculum planning and development. The instructor will participate in department, division, and general faculty meetings, serve on division and college committees, and participate in other forms of college service. Instructors are required to maintain an active program of professional development related to institutional objectives. The instructor will utilize appropriate technology to deliver instructional materials, maintain grades, provide timely communications with students, etc. The instructor shall maintain appropriate office hours for student access. Maintains current knowledge of subject matter via professional organization membership, attendance of seminars, conferences and classes, and professional publications.

Required Qualification

Master’s Degree in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, -OR-related behavioral
science field -OR-a course topic taught in the discipline (i.e. pharmacology).

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 06/04/2020 Closing Date 12/31/2020 Expected Start Date 08/17/2020 Special Instructions Summary Pay Rate per adjunct contract Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time Location Grayslake Total Hours per week Based on class schedule Work Schedule

Based on class schedule.

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.

a. Sitting Continuously (67% to 100%)
b. Walking Frequently (34% to 66%)
c. Standing Frequently (34% to 66%)
d. Bending Occasionally (1-33%)
e. Squatting Occasionally (1-33%)
b. Walking Occasionally (1-33%)
c. Standing Occasionally (1-33%)
d. Bending Occasionally (1-33%)
e. Squatting Occasionally (1-33%)
f. Climbing Occasionally (1-33%)
g. Kneeling Occasionally (1-33%)
h. Twisting Occasionally (1-33%)
i. Lifting (0-50 lbs) Occasionally (1-33%)
j. Lifting (50+ lbs) Occasionally (1-33%)
k. Carrying (0-50 lbs) Occasionally (1-33%)
l. Carrying (50+ lbs) Occasionally (1-33%)
m. Pushing (0-300 lbs) Occasionally (1-33%)
n. Public Interaction (Internal/External) Continuously (67% to 100%)

– Must be able to see with corrective eye wear
– Must be able to hear clearly with assistance
– May be in contact with students under a variety of circumstances.
– Able to handle emergency or crisis situations.
– May be required to wear protective equipment as necessary.
– May require working evening and weekend hours as needed.

Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's Degree in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, -OR-related behavioral science field -OR-a course topic taught in the discipline (i.e. pharmacology)?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcript 2
  4. Unofficial Transcript 3

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