Adjunct Instructors - Paralegal

Position Details

Job Title Adjunct Instructors - Paralegal Reports To and Evaluated by Dean Required Qualifications

Law Degree and active Law License.

Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching at a College level; experience overseeing paralegals.

Job Summary

The adjunct instructors will teach: Introduction to Legal Studies, Legal Research1, Wills and Trusts, Family Law, Fundamental Legal Documents, Torts and Personal Injury Law, Debtor-Creditor Law, Real Estate Law, to a diverse student population. These courses will be offered during the day and evening. The responsibilities and duties of the instructor may change as the needs of the college arise.

Specific Job Duties

• Utilize departmental syllabus template, approved textbooks, and supplemental course materials.
• Submit personalized course syllabus to Deans’ Office in electronic format one (1) week prior to course start date.
• Distribute and review comprehensive course syllabus to students no later than the first week of the course.
• Receive, understand, and follow Course Data Form as distributed by Deans’ Office.
• Adhere to printed course schedule meeting times and locations.
• Obtain prior approval for any substitute teachers or guest speakers from Deans’ Office.
• Maintain grade book in electronic or hard copy format.
• Take and record student Attendance each day.
• Submit accurate and certified Tenth (10th) Day Attendance Verification and Mid-Semester Class Roster or other report to Deans’ Office
• Give final exam at the time and date indicated on the college’s Final Exam Schedule.
• Post final grades by registrar submission deadlines.
• Respond to e-mails from students, staff, and college administrators in a timely manner while classes are in session using assigned college designated e-mail.
• Check assigned college mailbox regularly.

Salary Range per CBA
Posting Details

Posting Number ADJ00105PU Desired Start Date 08/24/2021 Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date 02/25/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have an active Law License?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. What is the highest degree completed?
    • H.S. Diploma
    • Associates
    • Bachelors
    • Masters
    • PhD
  3. How did you learn about this employment opportunity?
    • Morton 'careers' website
    • Internal posting
    • Monster
    • Careerbuilder
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed jobs
    • HACU
    • newspaper/trade journal
    • LinkedIn
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letters of Recommendation
  3. Letters of Recommendation (2)


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