ADJUNCT FACULTY – ENGLISH/INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENTAL READING AND
Truman College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, is seeking
talented, dynamic adjunct instructors in English and Speech with a
commitment to motivate and empower a diverse group of students for
the Fall 2023 semester and beyond. Ideal candidates would have the
appropriate Master's degree. Teaching experience in developmental
education and literacy instruction are encouraged to apply.
Candidates must also be open to participating in departmental
summative assessment (such as writing portfolios).
· Design courses to meet
learning outcomes and promote students’ active participation in
their own learning.
· Create an effective
learning environment that fosters students’ intellectual curiosity
and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific
· Employ a variety of
formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom
instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the
student learning outcomes for the course.
· Help students reach
their academic, personal and career goals
· Foster a safe
environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas by
modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every
student’s ability to learn.
· Contribute to and
provide leadership in the student’s academic and professional
communities, and promote collaboration and teamwork among members
of these communities.
· Meet regular office
hours to assist students outside of class.
· Collaborate with a
mentor, department chairs, and other faculty for course planning,
record keeping, and assessment of student work.
· Encourage our students
to develop the successful habits and critical thinking skills they
will need to be successful in college and beyond.
Master's degree in the following:
- M.A. in English Language or Literature or 18 graduate
hours in English, Literature, Creative writing,
Composition/Rhetoric, or print journalism.
- M.A. in Reading or M.A. in Linguistics or M.Ed.
in Adult Literacy—Reading or MA and 15 graduate hours in
Reading or M.S.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction (with an
emphasis on Literacy/Reading) or M.A. plus verifiable
evidence of active enrollment in NIU’s graduate certificate in
- M.A. in TESOL or Linguistics; M.Ed. with a specialization in
ESL/Bilingual Education and ISBE ESL endorsement with five or more
years of experience may be considered.
- M.A. in Communications or Speech or Theatre
· One year teaching
and/or training experience.
· Knowledge of the
Brightspace Learning Management system preferred.
· Experience with a
diverse, multi-lingual student population is desired, as is a
commitment to the open access mission of the community
· Excellent interpersonal
skills and ability to communicate with diverse group of staff and
How to Apply:
· All interested
candidates, including current CCC employees, must submit the
following documents for review:
· A letter of
· Resume or curriculum
· A statement of your
· A legible copy of your
college transcripts (Unofficial transcripts initially accepted,
official transcripts must be provided at time of interview.)
· Two letters of
recommendation or reference
One of the department chairs will contact candidates individually
if we would like to schedule an interview.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action
Thank you for your interest in CCC!