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Instructor, Electrical Engineering Technology
Internal Position Title
Instructor, Electrical Engineering Technology
The College of Lake County is currently searching for a fill-time
Instructor, Electrical Engineering Technology. Responsibilities for
the position include teaching a variety of Electrical Engineering
Technology ( EET ) courses ranging from basic AC and DC courses to
advanced circuit analysis. Courses are offered both in the day and
evening during the fall and spring semesters. Faculty
responsibilities include participating in program evaluation and
curriculum development, program recruitment, working with business
and industry to validate program competencies and develop
internships, working with local high schools to identify/develop
career pathways and opportunities for dual credit offerings,
developing strategies to maximize program completion and retention
rates, serving on division and college committees, and participate
in college governance.
College of Lake County ( CLC ) is a comprehensive community college
committed to equitable high-quality education, cultural enrichment
and partnerships to advance the diverse communities it serves in
northeastern Illinois. The college is implementing transformative
change through an ambitious and aspirational body of work outlined
in its 2024 Strategic Plan to become an organization where every
student succeeds and every employee thrives, while supporting every
business to achieve and every community to grow. As the community’s
open access higher education organization, CLC aims to be the
leader in providing innovative education and workforce solutions.
The faculty member will develop, prepare, and revise instructional
materials as well as participate in program evaluation and
curriculum planning and development. The instructor will
participate in department, division, and general faculty meetings,
serve on division and college committees, and participate in other
forms of college service. Instructors are required to maintain an
active program of professional development related to institutional
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
College of Lake County is committed to a diverse workforce that
represents our student body. Our search process is designed to
promote increasing the diversity of our full-time faculty. Search
committee members are committed to diversity and this serves as the
basis of a successful search at CLC .
Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology,
Engineering or closely related field.
Minimum of two (2) years of experience working full-time in the
engineering/manufacturing industry with experience in digital
electronics, micro controllers, embedded systems, product design,
and project management.
Ability to learn new technologies and stay informed over a broad
spectrum of disciplines.
A commitment to the community college mission and to working with
diverse student populations.
Proven commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Demonstrated participation in the life and work of a college
Ability to work effectively and constructively with individuals and
teams from diverse cultures, 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.
Ability to plan and prioritize work requirements and demonstrate
independent decision-making capabilities. Ability to work in a
highly collaborative environment and multi-task.
Ability to communicate effectively with varying levels of students,
staff and external customers. Excellent oral and written
communication skills. Ability to handle all situations with tact,
persuasiveness, and diplomacy.
Solid analytical skills, strong attention to detail, and excellent
Competency in technologies commonly used in college-level
instruction. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, learning
management system, and other technology to access data, maintain
records, generate reports and communicate with others.
Master’s of Science in Electrical Engineering ( MSEE ) with broad
Bilingual in Spanish and English.
Expected Start Date
Special Instructions Summary
Application review and interviews will begin immediately and
continue until the position is filled.
Applicants selected for an interview will be required to submit a
minimum of two (2) letters of recommendation and a teaching
This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position. Salary
placement is commensurate with education and experience. The
minimum 2022–2023 academic year (Fall & Spring Semester) base
salary range has not been determined. Optional contract for the
summer session offers potential for significantly greater
The minimum 2021 – 2022 academic year (Fall & Spring Semester)
base salary range was $60,913 with a master’s degree to $77,349
with a doctorate in the subject field.
Faculty may be assigned to any of the three CLC campuses;
Grayslake, Lakeshore or Southlake. New faculty hires are required
to attend orientation the week prior to the start date of August
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States
require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement
from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree
equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA
Per faculty contract.
Total Hours per week
Fifteen (15) load hours and ten (10) office hours.
Varies according to course schedule. Ability to teach days, evening
and weekends as determined by the needs of the program in any given
semester. Ability to teach at all campus locations as needed
(Grayslake, Lakeshore or Southlake).
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
Software Testing Required
Interview Process Requirements
Summary of Essential Functions
Teaching courses in the Associate of Applied Science Degree in
Electrical Engineering Technology. Maintain lab equipment in the
labs that support those courses. Work closely with business and
industry to validate program competencies and identify internships.
Explore new methods of delivery to insure our program is meeting
the needs of students. Develop strategies that will maximize
program completion and course retention rates. Explore grant
opportunities to support the advancement of technology and program
offerings within electronics technology. Continue the development
of articulation agreements so our students have opportunities for
Faculty members are expected to:
- Select, prepare, and maintain current curriculum, course
outlines, and printed and non-printed instructional materials.
Revise and update course content as needed.
- Provide instructional support to students by meeting with them
outside of class if requested; be available for student
consultation through phone, online/electronic communication, or
appropriately established office hours; refer students, when
appropriate, to sources of specialized services within the
- Provide students and the Division an approved syllabus that
includes course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching
methodology, attendance policies in line with those of the college,
texts and readings, assignments and deliverables, timelines and
evaluation criteria, and any other information required by the
College, Division, or Department.
- Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course
objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects,
discussions, and/or examinations; provide feedback regularly and in
a timely manner on student progress.
- Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles and
provide interesting and engaging assignments that demonstrate the
real-world applications of concepts covered.
- Maintain office, discipline, grade, and division records as
required by the College.
- Use the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve
and document student complaints, concerns, and problems.
- Ensure ADA compliance within classes assigned.
- Assist in developing and administering discipline-appropriate
measures of student academic achievement; use departmental
assessment instruments as provided. Administer other assessments
designed to measure student learning outcomes as requested and
required by the department or college. Provide all results as
- Conduct all classes in accordance with an established and
current course syllabus and approved textbook (and/or related
instructional material). Meet all classes for the scheduled time.
If unable to meet an assigned class, report absence to supervisor
and division staff according to department procedures.
- Submit all grades (mid-term/final) electronically prior to the
required deadlines; provide the Registrar appropriate grade
- Encourage students to submit course evaluations; review course
evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course
- Participates, when appropriate, in meetings of governance
groups, College, division, and department committees. Attends
faculty meetings, department meetings, and all other meetings
called by authorized personnel. Attends Development Week activities
- Maintains current knowledge of subject matter via professional
development such as professional organization membership,
attendance of seminars, conferences and classes, and professional
- Maintain a high level of professional ethics.
- Remain current in compliance training including compliance
under Title IX “Responsible Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act
Campus Security Authority.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES :
College: Knowledge of college policies, procedures, and practices;
ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram form; ability
to perform all essential functions using safe work methods and
following safety regulations relating to job; knowledge of the
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act ( FERPA ).
Department/Divisional: Knowledge of Instructional policies,
procedures, and practices with the ability to answer work related
questions; and/or interpret and apply these guidelines correctly in
various situations; ability to solve issues and work with diverse
population, work with large crowds; ability to read and interpret
DECISION - MAKING and ANALYTICAL SKILLS : Ability to apply common
sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written,
oral, and diagram form; ability to interpret policy and establish
methods and procedures for ability to perform all essential
functions using safe work methods and following safety regulations
relating to job; ability to organize and express ideas, directions,
and data in a logical sequence to describe a process, or explain
procedures such as how to perform a task to someone else.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS : Well-developed public speaking and
presentation skills to effectively present materials to individual
students or groups; well-developed written communication skills;
ability to communicate effectively in a tactful and courteous
manner with a variety of people, including students, employees,
faculty, and the general public; ability to communicate effectively
verbally and written to work with a diverse workforce and student
population to prioritize and delegate projects, exchange ideas,
information and opinions effectively with others to formulate
policies and programs and/or arrive at decisions, conclusions or
solutions; ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with faculty, staff, other departments, students, and
the public; ability to manage interpersonal conflict situations
requiring tact, diplomacy and discretion.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and
mobility to work in a classroom setting; to stand or sit for
prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel,
reach; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts
of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand
movement and fine coordination including use of a computer
keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange
Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without
POSITIONS SUPERVISED : None
Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical
Engineering, Engineering Technology, Engineering or closely related
field or will you earn the required degree by May 2023?
- * Do you have a minimum of two (2) years of experience working
full-time in the engineering/manufacturing industry with experience
in digital electronics, micro controllers, embedded systems,
product design, and project management.
- * Do you have a Master’s of Science in Electrical Engineering
- * Do you have broad industry experience?
- * Are you bilingual proficient in English and Spanish?
- Cover Letter
- Teaching Philosophy
- Unofficial Transcript 1
- Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial Transcript 2
- Unofficial Transcript 3
- Other Document