Adjunct Faculty, Philosophy

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 18, 2020
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time


Posting Details

Posting Number F00624 Position Title Adjunct Faculty, Philosophy Internal Position Title Adjunct Faculty, Philosophy Department CommArts/Hum/Fine Arts Div Position Type Part-Time Faculty Job Family Adjunct Faculty Job Summary

This position requires teaching one of the following courses: Introduction to Philosophy ( PHI 121) and/or Introduction to Ethics ( PHI 125). 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 instruction are needed at the Lakeshore Campus (Waukegan), Southlake Campus (Vernon Hills), as well as the main campus in Grayslake.

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

M.A. in Philosophy

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 11/18/2020 Closing Date 01/29/2021 Expected Start Date 01/19/2021 Special Instructions Summary

This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates. 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 contract. Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time Location Grayslake Total Hours per week 3 credit hours per class Work Schedule

The work schedule varies based on the course. Instructors are needed for day and evening classes at multiple 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

The instructor is responsible for developing and distributing a course syllabus, teaching all scheduled classes, and responding to and evaluating student work.

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 or higher in Philosophy?
    • 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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