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Adjunct Faculty, Personal Enrichment Adult Programs

College of Lake County
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 19, 2023

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Position Title
Adjunct Faculty, Personal Enrichment Adult Programs

Internal Position Title
Adjunct Faculty, Personal Enrichment Adult Programs

Personal & Prof Development

Position Type
Part-Time Faculty

Job Family
Adjunct Faculty

Job Summary

Personable, engaging instructors needed to teach adult personal enrichment classes for the following programs:
  • Embark Program for Young Adults – classes and experiences designed to impart life skills for a safe, secure and fun transition into adulthood.
  • Endeavor Program for Adults – classes and interactive experiences that engage the mind and the body.
  • Discover Program for Mature Adults – immersive learning experiences which provide a deep dive into a variety of subjects.
Applicants are encouraged to submit new program ideas.

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 Qualification(s)
  1. Excellent communication skills
  2. Exceptional ability to engage participants
  3. Relevant teaching experience
  4. Competency and or commitment to learn and use instructional technologies, used at CLC : Zoom, Canvas, Destiny, Adobe Cloud, Microsoft 365, etc.
  5. A course proposal form and demonstration of teaching style will be required.
  6. Ability to work effectively and constructively work 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.

Desired Qualification(s)
  1. Bachelor’s or advanced degree in subject area of teaching
  2. Minimum of three (3) years’ relevant, successful experience teaching the subject proposed
  3. Bilingual in Spanish and English

Posting Date

Closing Date

Expected Start Date

Special Instructions Summary

A course proposal form and demonstration of teaching style will be required.

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 faculty contract.



Total Hours per week

Work Schedule

Locations may include any of the following:
CLC Grayslake campus
CLC Lakeshore campus (Waukegan)
CLC Southlake campus (Vernon Hills)
CLC Extension sites

Instruction modes:
In Person
Combination of the above

Work schedule varies by assignment.

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.

Software Testing Required

Interview Process Requirements

Summary of Essential Functions

Develop and conduct proposed programs and classes. Fulfill administrative requirements.

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.

Agree to and follow appropriate College and department policies and procedures.

Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have the competency and/or commitment to learn and use instructional technologies, used at CLC: Zoom, Canvas, Adobe Cloud, Microsoft 365, etc?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a course proposal form and demonstration of teaching style will be required?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in subject area of teaching?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have three (3) years' relevant, successful experience teaching the subject proposed?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you bilingual and proficient in Spanish and English?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 1
  2. Teaching Portfolio

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