Adjunct Instructor, Humanities



Posting Details

Posting Number F00620 Position Title Adjunct Instructor, Humanities Internal Position Title Adjunct Instructor, Humanities Department CommArts/Hum/Fine Arts Div Position Type Part-Time Faculty Job Family Adjunct Faculty Job Summary

The College of Lake County is looking for adjunct faculty to teach Critical Thinking ( HUM 127) in the Humanities department. Courses are offered online, in-person, and in hybrid form (a blend of online and in-person instruction). Instructors with experience teaching online or a willingness to be in-house trained in online and/or hybrid instruction are needed, especially for the college’s Flex Path schedule (https://www.clcillinois.edu/programs-and-classes/degrees-and-certificates/flex-path?from=slideshow). 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.

Required Qualification

Master’s degree in any Humanities field, or Master’s degree including at least 18 graduate credit hours of related course work in the area being taught.

Competency in technologies commonly used in college level instruction.

Proven ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, 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.

Desired Qualifications

Bilingual in Spanish and English

Posting Date 11/11/2020 Closing Date 01/29/2021 Expected Start Date 01/20/2021 Special Instructions Summary Pay Rate Per adjunct contract. Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time Location Grayslake Total Hours per week 3 credit hours per section Work Schedule

Schedule varies based on assigned section(s).

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.

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.

POSITIONS SUPERVISED : None

Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s degree in any Humanities field, or Master's degree including at least 18 graduate credit hours of related course work in the area being taught?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you bilingual in Spanish and English?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 2


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