Faculty, Geology/Physical Science

Posting Date 02/25/2021 Closing Date 03/24/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

This position will begin in Fall 2021(August). Review of application materials and interviews will not begin until after job application posting period has closed.

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

•Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check

•Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

•Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

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Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email HR@jjc.edu or call (815) 280-6725.

Advertising Summary

Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC . We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse faculty and staff is the cornerstone of JJC’s commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace. The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)


Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings

Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)

Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:

•Federal holidays

Job Details

POSITION : FACULTY, Geology/Physical Science
STATUS : Full time Tenure track
DEPARTMENT : Natural Science/Physical Education
DIVISION : Academic Affairs
UNION : Faculty
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
PLACEMENT : Placement on salary schedule is dependent on qualifications.
MINIMUM PAY RATE : Qualifications include education and related work experience.

Position Summary

Adapt to new and changing situations and demonstrate a positive attitude. Demonstrate respect for students; understand learning styles and apply understanding to institution-related activities; demonstrate integrity and promote diversity and open communication. Fifteen credit hours a semester constitute a standard load. Course assignments may be late afternoon, evening, Saturday, and at branch campuses or satellite centers. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College faculty contract.

1. Teach at least three sections of Introductory Geology, Physical Geography and/or Introductory Meteorology as needed.
2. Work closely with other instructors, special programs, and services within the college to determine placements, curriculum, and academic support.
3. Participate in course development, assessment, accreditation, and planning activities.
4. Be willing to teach online and/or hybrid courses.
5. Participate in appropriate departmental meetings and recruitment activities; serve on committees.
6. Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning.
7. Employ effective and innovative teaching methods in the classroom and laboratory.
8. Demonstrate strong understanding and commitment to the community college mission.
9. Teach at other campus sites as needed.
10. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College full time faculty contract.
11. Assist in assessment and curriculum data application and annual program reviews

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