Adjunct Faculty, English Composition
Internal Position Title
Adjunct Faculty, English Composition
CommArts/Hum/Fine Arts Div
College of Lake County is currently seeking an Adjunct Faculty for
English Composition to join our team!
This position requires teaching ENG 121, English Composition I,
in-person, and in hybrid form (a blend of online and in-person
instruction). Instructors with experience teaching online or a
willingness to be in-house trained in online instruction are needed
at the Lakeshore Campus (Waukegan), Southlake Campus (Vernon
Hills), as well as the main campus in Grayslake. Instructors must
plan and prepare a course syllabus, teach all scheduled classes,
and respond to and evaluate student work.
Instructors are needed at the Lakeshore Campus (Waukegan),
Southlake Campus (Vernon Hills), the main campus in Grayslake, as
well as both synchronous and asynchronous online.
Instructors must plan and prepare a course syllabus, teach all
scheduled classes, and respond to and evaluate student work.
The College of Lake County ( 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
The college is widely recognized for student success, business and
community partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty,
staff and alumni. Long-known as an employer of choice in Lake
County, CLC was ranked #15 on the Forbes list of Top 100 Employers
in the State of Illinois for 2019.
1. Master’s degree in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or
Literature, or MFA in Writing (completed before the teaching
2. 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.
3. Competency in technologies commonly used in college level
Previous teaching experience at the college level.
Expected Start Date
Special Instructions Summary
Since the English Department is scaling up our new Accelerated
Learning Program, new hires may teach associated companion courses
for English Composition I. If an applicant is hired to teach one of
these co-requisite sections, they will be required to complete our
in-house, paid training.
Per adjunct contract.
Total Hours per week
3 hours per section.
Depending on number of sections assigned, instructors teach 3 to 12
hours per week, Monday – Saturday, morning to evening.
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
disabilities. EOE /AA/M/F/D/V
Software Testing Required
Interview Process Requirements
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
Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles.
Maintain office/discipline/grade/division records as required by
Be available for student consultation through phone or email.
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
Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have previous college teaching experience?
- * Do you have a Master's degree in English, Rhetoric and
Composition, or Literature, or MFA in Writing?
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcript 1
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