Adjunct Faculty, Technical Communication
Internal Position Title:
Adjunct Faculty, Technical
: CommArts/Hum/Fine Arts Div
College of Lake County is seeking adjunct faculty to teach ENG 120
- Technical Composition I, ENG 126 - Advanced Composition:
Scientific and Technical Communication, and/or ENG 266 -
Professional Communication. Courses are offered in-person and
online in the fall, spring, and summer semesters.College of Lake
County offers an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree in
Technical Communication, as well a Technical Communication
Certificate and Professional Technical Communication Certificate.
View course descriptions here: https://www.clcillinois.edu/coursecatalog
(narrow by subject: “English”).Instructors must plan and prepare a
course syllabus, teach all scheduled classes, and respond to and
evaluate student work. 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 and community partnerships
and for the achievements of our faculty, staff, and alumni.
Master’s degree in English, Rhetoric and Composition, Technical
Communication, Communication or Journalism; at least three years of
work experience in the field of technical communication.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 technical communication
and college level instruction, including document design and online
course delivery platforms.
Experience teaching in online, hybrid, and face-to-face
environmentsExperience with Learning Management Systems (e.g.
Expected Start Date:
Special Instructions Summary:
PLEASE SUBMIT: A cover letter
that addresses your specific interest in the position and outlines
your skills and experience that directly relate to this position A
CV/resume A list of 3 references with contact information (phone
and email) A 1-page teaching statement that includes your efforts
to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom
per Adjunct contract
Total Hours Per Week:
3 load hours per section
Varies based on section(s) taught
Software Testing Required:
Interview Process Requirements:
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
Summary of Essential Functions:
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
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
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
Be available for student consultation in person, phone, or
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
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
Revise and update course content as needed.
Participate, when appropriate, in the formation and meetings of
program advisory boards, college, division, and department
Maintain a high level of professional ethics.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate
To apply, visit https://jobs.clcillinois.edu/postings/20884