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City Colleges of Chicago’s vision is to be recognized as the city’s most accessible higher education engine of socioeconomic mobility and racial equity – empowering all Chicagoans to take part in building a stronger and more just city.  The community college system’s more than 3,500 faculty and staff serve more than 60,000 students annually at seven colleges and five satellite sites.

WE OFFER: Excellent health and welfare benefit package and long-term savings and investment programs including 403(b) & 457(b) Investment Plans and a pension plan with the State University Retirement System (SURS) Plan. Generous vacation, holiday, personal and sick days, and tuition reimbursement. For a more detailed overview of benefits, please visit the benefits page of our website.



Harold Washington College is currently seeking a part-time Faculty to teach one or more courses during an upcoming term. The ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching and learning, commitment to the college mission, and a record of demonstrated success in the classroom in supporting and cultivating student learning.

We are seeking instructors for:

● Psychology

● History

● Economics


● 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 thinking strategies.

● 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 and 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.


● Qualifying Academic Credentials: Credentialing for specific courses is determined by college policy. Generally, a Masters degree in the subject or a Masters plus 18 graduate credit hours in a related discipline allows an individual to teach within a specific academic area. Eligibility to teach is determined by transcripts, catalog course descriptions, and/or documentation from the granting institution that clarifies the content in the major is appropriate for the teaching assignment.

In instances where an instructor’s academic preparation varies from the traditional credentials criteria but the instructor possesses relevant qualifications or experience to the teaching assignment based on industry or specialized accreditation standards and contributes to effective teaching and student learning outcomes, a request for an exception may be approved by the Vice President via the Tested Experience form. The Tested Experience form can be found on the Faculty Forms page of the CCC website. Qualifications to be considered may include, but are not limited to: on the job training in the industry or field, certification and licensure by a recognized certifying or licensing state, industry, or national agency, professional experience in the industry, peer-reviewed presentations/publications, or related dissertation topic.

● Knowledge of Brightspace and Zoom, preferred.

● Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with a diverse group of staff and students required.

● Experience with a diverse, multilingual student population is desired, as is a commitment to the open access mission of the community college.

For consideration, please submit the following (as uploaded attachments—please do not paste into application):

● Cover letter

● Resume or curriculum vitae (with two references)

● Transcript (Unofficial copies are acceptable initially, but official transcripts are required prior to hire)

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire.

Thank you for your interest in CCC!

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