Adjunct Instructor - Computer Numerical Controls (CNC)


Wilbur Wright College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, seeks part-time faculty to teach computer numerical controls (CNC) at the Humboldt Park Vocational Education Center. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using effective teaching strategies that meet students’ diverse needs and engage students in critical thinking and problem-solving.


  • Designs courses to meet learning outcomes and promotes students’ active participation in their own learning.
  • Creates an effective learning environment that fosters students’ intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies.
  • Employs a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of student learning outcomes for the course.
  • Helps students reach their academic, personal, and career goals and fosters a safe environment that respects the diversity of individuals and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every student’s ability to learn.
  • Contributes to and provides leadership in academic and professional communities and promotes collaboration and teamwork among members of these communities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Engineering, or a related technical field AND knowledge of CNC machining and the application of CAD/CAM WITH at least two credentials from the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS).
  • Consideration to be given to applicants with 8 years of experience in manufacturing, including experience in precision machining or metal fabricating, tooling or product design, or process improvement WITH knowledge of the application of CAD/CAM and at least two credentials from the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS).
  • Knowledge of a Learning Management System preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate with a diverse group of students and staff required.
  • Experience with a diverse, multi-lingual student population desired, as is a commitment to the open access mission of the community college.

For consideration:

All interested candidates, including current CCC employees, must submit the following documents for review:

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Legible copy of your college transcripts (unofficial transcripts initially accepted; official transcripts must be provided at time of interview)
  • Two letters of recommendation

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We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Thank you for your interest in CCC!

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