Adjunct Faculty, Horticulture
Internal Position Title:
: Biological & Hlth Sciences Div
Teach one or more classes in the field of horticulture and/or
sustainable agriculture. Teach lecture and lab components of
courses to horticulture and/or sustainable agriculture students.
Assess student learning and assign course grades.
The courses must be taught in accordance with current program
descriptions, course outlines, textbooks, and syllabi. Prepare
lecture and lesson plans,
teach lecture and/or lab portion of class, and respond to and grade
student work. Use
appropriate academic software (e.g. Canvas Learning Management
System, Power Point, etc.).
The College of Lake County (CLC) is a comprehensive community
college located in
northeastern Illinois committed to being an innovative educational
life-changing paths for our students by offering exceptional
The college is widely recognized for student success, business and
partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty, staff and
alumni. Long-known as
an employer of choice in Lake County, CLC was ranked #15 on the
Forbes list of Top
100 Employers in the State of Illinois for 2019.
The Faculty Success Framework
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)
qualities we expect CLC faculty will exemplify in their
professional and pedagogical engagement with students.
- Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture or related field
OR an Associate’s degree in Horticulture or
related field AND 5 years of related
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.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
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being patient with the adjunct faculty hiring process.
Per Adjunct contract.
Total Hours Per Week:
12 hours per week or less, per class
Variable by course load.
Software Testing Required:
Interview Process Requirements:
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
Summary of Essential Functions:
Teach lecture portion of the Horticulture course.
Teach lab portion of the Horticulture course.
Observe safety and liability limitation protocols.
Prepare for classes and grade student work.
Adjunct Faculty members are expected to maintain current in
compliance training, including compliance under Title IX
“Responsible Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act Campus
Select, prepare and maintain current curriculum, course outlines
and printed and non-printed instructional materials.
Teach courses as scheduled each academic semester.
Provide instructional support to the students. Refer students, when
appropriate, to sources of specialized services within the
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.
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
Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles.
Maintain office/discipline/grade/division records as required by
Be available for student consultation through phone or email.
Use the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve and
document student complaints, concerns and problems.
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.
Conduct all classes in accordance with an established and current
course syllabus and approved textbooks (and/or related
instructional material). Meet all classes for the scheduled
Submit all grades (mid/final) electronically prior to the required
deadlines. Provide the
Registrar appropriate grade records.
Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course
evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course
Revise and update course content as needed.
Participate, when appropriate, in the formation and meetings of
program advisory boards, college, division, and department
Maintain a high level of professional ethics.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None
To apply, visit https://jobs.clcillinois.edu/postings/23483