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Adjunct Instructor, Nursing

Joliet Junior College
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Aug 25, 2022

Position Title:

Adjunct Instructor, Nursing

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Instructor, Nursing
DEPARTMENT: Nursing Education
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
UNION: Adjunct Facultyt
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
PLACEMENT: Adjunct Facultyt
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Refer to the current adjunct faculty contract

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

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 staff.


Teach introductory and advanced classes in nursing practicum. Participate in course development, assessment, accreditation, and planning activities. Be willing to teach online and/or blended courses. Participate in appropriate departmental meetings. Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning. Possess and maintain a thorough knowledge of the subject matter necessary to the assigned course load, and keep informed of current trends in the field of nursing and health care. Demonstrate strong understanding and commitment to the community college mission. Teach classes during non-traditional times (evenings and weekends) and at clinical and other campus sites as needed. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract. Perform other duties as assigned.


1. Master’s Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution.

2. Current Illinois Licensure as R.N. Recent work experience in nursing.

3. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

4. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.
5. Demonstrated commitment to the college’s core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation, and quality.


1. Teaching experience at the collegiate level.

2. Experience at the community college level.

3. Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs. 4. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.

5. English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency.

6. Demonstrated multicultural competence.


Standard classroom equipment and software. Standard hospital equipment and software.


Classroom, skills lab, and simulation teaching environment. Clinical/hospital units.


Nursing adjuncts are hired on an as-needed basis. These needs are related to student enrollment and can fluctuate from semester to semester.

Full Time/Part Time:

Part time

Union (If Applicable):

Scheduled Hours:

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