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Adjunct Faculty, Personal Enrichment Explore, Engage and Fast-Paced Youth Programs

College of Lake County
Illinois, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Aug 7, 2023

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Adjunct Faculty, Personal Enrichment Explore, Engage and Fast-Paced Youth Programs

Internal Position Title: Adjunct Faculty, Personal Enrichment Explore, Engage and Fast-Paced Youth Programs

Posting Number: F00932

Department:: Personal & Prof Development

Position Type: Part-Time Faculty

Job Family: Adjunct Faculty

College of Lake County is seeking innovative and engaging instructors to develop programs and teach classes for the Explore Youth Program for grades 1-8, Engage Career Experiences for grades 9-12 and Fast-Paced Gifted Program for grades 6-8.

Please visit for current youth topics.

Applicants are encouraged to propose new program ideas. Topics may include but are not limited to SAT and college test prep, academic study skills, apprenticeships, art, chemistry, civics, classical education, coding, computer technology, creative writing, critical thinking, culinary arts, data science, digital media, engineering, entrepreneurship, filmmaking, financial literacy, forensic science, gifted education, healthcare, history, improvisation, interior design, language arts, leadership, LEGO®, life skills, linguistics, literature, logic, math, mechatronics, music, physics, photography, reading, robotics, rocketry, sound design, sign language, STEAM, technology (Java, Python, database, C++, etc.), theatre arts, the trades, voice-over and writing.

Required Qualifications:
  1. Relevant teaching experience.
  2. Excellent communication skills.
  3. Demonstrated ability to engage and teach children successfully.
  4. Demonstrated ability to teach successfully both in person and online.
  5. Competency and/or commitment to learn and use technologies commonly used in instruction at CLC: Zoom, Canvas, Destiny, Adobe Cloud, Microsoft 365, etc.
  6. A course proposal form and demonstration of teaching style will be required.
  7. 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.

Desired Qualifications:

Posting Date: 08/04/2023

Closing Date:

Expected Start Date: 08/28/2023

Special Instructions Summary: Certified teacher applicants please submit copies of your teaching certificate and endorsements.A completed course proposal form and demonstration of teaching style will be required. Complete and upload the course proposal form provided and submit it with your application.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: Varies

Work Schedule:
Varies. Days, evenings and Saturday hours are possible.Per class schedule.Possible class locations: CLC Grayslake Campus, Southlake Campus (Vernon Hills) or Lakeshore Campus (Waukegan), CLC Advanced Technology Center (Gurnee) or a CLC extension site.Possible delivery mode: in-person, virtual live via Zoom, asynchronous, or a hybrid of the aforementioned. In-person is most common.

Software Testing Required: MS Word, Outlook

Interview Process Requirements: None

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:
Adjunct faculty:
  • Will develop and teach age-appropriate lessons in the assigned subject(s) and grade level(s) in new or existing programs.
  • Will fulfill administrative requirements, meet established deadlines and complete required training.
  • Expected to stay current in compliance training, including compliance under Title IX “Responsible Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act Campus Security Authority as a condition of employment.
  • Will agree to and follow appropriate College and department policies and procedures.


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