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Adjunct Faculty, Workforce

College of Lake County
Illinois, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 16, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
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Employment Type
Part Time

Adjunct Faculty, Workforce & Professional Development

Internal Position Title:

Posting Number: F00905

Department:: Professional Development

Position Type: Part-Time Faculty

Job Family: Adjunct Faculty

College of Lake County is seeking an Adjunct Faculty, Workforce and Professional Development. The instructor will propose and deliver high-quality training and non-credit learning opportunities. Current offerings enhance skills in business, communication, education, healthcare, information technology, and manufacturing. Adjunct Faculty may design trainings that support a wide variety of professional development needs in corporations and the community.

The College of Lake County (CLC) offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits that currently includes BlueCross/BlueShield of Illinois health, Delta dental and Superior vision insurance plans, tuition support for employees and qualified family members, three retirement plans, disability, group and supplemental life insurance, health and dependent care flexible spending account plans, a four-day work week in the summer (Fridays off!), generous vacation, sick and personal time off and 14 paid holidays each year.

In 2023, CLC became a Leader College meaning we are 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.

We not only include Diversity in our values, but we demonstrate it in our hiring of Staff and Faculty. CLC has earned national recognition by Achieving the Dream as a Leader College based on our intentional work to improve key student milestones that correlate to student completion.The college is widely recognized for student success, business and community partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty, staff and alumni.

Required Qualifications:
  1. Experience presenting to groups, teaching, or corporate training, preferably to adults.
  2. Developed and/or implemented curriculum, preferably in an educational or professional setting.
  3. 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.
  4. Competency in technologies commonly used in college level instruction, dependent on subject area.

Desired Qualifications:
  1. An area of passion or expertise that would help enhance job skills in our community.
  2. Current licensing or certification if required to teach in the assigned subject area.
  3. Flexibility to travel to a variety of campus or training sites across Lake County.
  4. Continuing education, or corporate training curriculum developed.
  5. Bilingual in Spanish and English.

Posting Date: 05/15/2023

Closing Date:

Expected Start Date:

Special Instructions Summary: This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates. As teaching needs arise, applications will be reviewed for possible interviews. The number of adjunct faculty hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Adjunct faculty hires and assignments are coordinated by the department chairs.The Faculty Success Framework illustrates the fundamental elements of a faculty member’s career at CLC. Its purpose is to support a culture of continual faculty development and to provide full but flexible paths for faculty to both consistently contribute to student success efforts and cultivate professional fulfillment. Our Guiding Principles for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CLC CARES) outline the qualities we expect CLC faculty will exemplify in their professional and pedagogical engagement with students.Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Your application can remain under consideration for the academic year. You may check your status at any time by logging into with your username and password. Thanks for being patient with the adjunct faculty hiring process.

Pay Rate: Per Adjunct contract

Full-Time/Part-Time: Part Time

Location Grayslake

Total Hours Per Week: Variable

Work Schedule:
Based on Schedule

Software Testing Required: None

Interview Process Requirements: None, Presentation

EEO Statement:
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.

Summary of Essential Functions:
  1. 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.
  2. Faculty members are expected to maintain current in compliance training, including compliance under Title IX “Responsible Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act Campus Security Authority.
  3. Select, prepare and maintain current curriculum, course outlines and printed and non-printed instructional materials.
  4. Teach courses as scheduled each academic semester.
  5. Provide instructional support to the students. Refer students, when appropriate, to sources of specialized services within the College.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles.
  9. Maintain office/discipline/grade/division records as required by the College.
  10. Be available for student consultation through phone or email.
  11. Use the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve and document student complaints, concerns and problems.
  12. 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.
  13. Conduct all classes in accordance with an established and current course syllabus and approved textbook (and/or related instructional material).
  14. Meet all classes for the scheduled time.
  15. Submit all grades (mid/final) electronically prior to the required deadlines. Provide the Registrar appropriate grade records.
  16. Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course delivery.
  17. Revise and update course content as needed.
  18. Participate, when appropriate, in the formation and meetings of program advisory boards, college, division, and department committees.
  19. Maintain a high level of professional ethics.
  20. Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate Dean.

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