Adjunct Instructor, Engineering

Joliet Junior College
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 27, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title:

Adjunct Instructor, Engineering

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Instructor, Engineering
STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT: Technical Ed
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
UNION: Adjunct Faculty
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Refer to current adjunct faculty contract

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its faculty.


An adjunct community college instructor is an instructor hired for one semester to teach one or more courses for which he/she is qualified to teach. The adjunct instructor reports to the appropriate Instructional Coordinator and/or Department Chair; provides quality instruction for the assigned courses. The instructor works with full-time faculty in assessing students and following all course guidelines. Willingness to teach at other campus sites is required. Adjunct instructors may submit preferences for locations and loads. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.


Course load of no more than 12 contact hours in appropriate instructional area. Participate in annual student and chair/coordinator evaluations. Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes. Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff and chair. Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials. Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college at all times. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.


Master’s Degree in content area OR Master’s plus 18 hours of graduate credit in the discipline. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction. Knowledge of industry software relevant to the specific course and curriculum is required. Preferred AutoCAD and Inventor to meet immediate course need for engineering graphics course. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.


Licensed Professional Engineer Teaching experience at the collegiate level. Experience at the community college level. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds. Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs. Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee service.


Standard classroom equipment and software.


Classroom teaching environment.

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