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Adjunct Faculty - History

City Colleges of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 30, 2024




Kennedy King College is currently seeking a part-time Faculty to teach History during the Spring 2024 semester. If you have passion for teaching and learning, and are committed to the mission of the community college, consider joining our team. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using effective teaching strategies that meet students’ diverse needs and engage the student in critical thinking and problem-solving.

This instructional position supports the mission and educational goals of the college. This position provides students with high-quality instruction to develop the skills to thrive in the Screenwriting/Film profession (or general education/arts and sciences skills critical to academic and career success. This position supports teaching, learning, evaluation, and the college’s comprehensive assessment process.

  • 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.
  • Provide instruction during scheduled class time;
  • Prepare, deliver and facilitate class lectures and discussions to students on topics related to course objectives and student learning outcomes;
  • Prepare course materials, including course syllabi; evaluate student work/performance; log student participation (i.e. attendance); and develop assessment instruments to measure student learning and other resources necessary to support classroom instruction, etc.;
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations; evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers;
  • Hold office hours for student conferences and other instructional support needs;
  • Participate in various department and or college-wide activities or committees;
  • Complete all mandatory midterm/final grading and active pursuit certifications required by the college.
  • Master’s Degree in History or related field
  • D2L Brightspace or Learning Management Systems. Proficient with Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with diverse group of staff and students required
  • Experience with a diverse, multi-lingual student population is desired, as is a commitment to the open access mission of the community college.
  • Instructing — teaching others how to do something.
  • Speaking — talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Writing — communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience
  • Active Listening — giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Learning Strategies — selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Active Learning — understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Critical Thinking — using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Monitoring — monitoring/assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Complex Problem Solving — identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Written Comprehension — the ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Expression — the ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Oral Comprehension — the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Expression — the ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

All interested candidates, including current CCC employees, please upload the following documents for review:
  • Letter of interest
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Legible copy of your college transcripts (unofficial transcripts initially accepted; official transcripts must be provided at time of interview)
City Colleges is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer

Thank you for your interest in CCC!

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