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Adjunct Faculty - ELSA Math

Job Summary

The Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy is a four year certificate program for students with disabilities. We are seeking a person to teach four ELSA math credit courses. To be a successful ELSA Adjunct, candidates should be invested in being collaborative, and possess the desire to work in higher education. Must be open to working with students with varying abilities
  • Math Concepts/ Financial Smarts I and Financial Smarts III (First Semester)
  • Financial Smarts II and Financial Smarts IV (Second Semester)
Essential Functions
  • Plan, Organize, and deliver math instruction
  • Collaborate with Director, adjunct faculty to evaluate, revise, and develop curriculum as needed for mastery of course content.
  • Provide students with assessment and clear feedback regarding academic performance
  • Document student progress and maintain accurate records such as attendance, grading, and achievement of student learning outcomes.
  • Flexibility to work with staff regarding student/class needs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to collaborate and build rapport with students.
  • Open to problem-solving
  • Maintain office hours

Other Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree Preferred
Preferred Qualifications

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions.

Work Hours

On Elmhurst University Campus, Tuesday and Thursday 8:00- 9:40 and 9:50-11:35

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Please be aware that as a continued emphasis on keeping our community safe and healthy, we will require all faculty, staff, and students to submit verification of full vaccination for COVID -19.

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If interested or if you have any question contact Jane Cannata at

Elmhurst University is a leading institution of higher education that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 15 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst University is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazine’s consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an EO Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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