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We are Harper College…the college in your community.

The College was established by referendum in 1965 and opened September 1967. It is named for Dr. William Rainey Harper, a pioneer in the junior college movement in the United States and the first president of the University of Chicago.

Harper College is now one of the nation’s premier community colleges and one of the largest, serving approximately 29,000 students annually in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. The College’s academic programs prepare students for rewarding careers and for transfer to four-year universities. Harper offers associate degree and certification programs, advanced career programs, workforce training, professional development, continuing education classes, accelerated degree options for adults and developmental education programs.


Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and/or expertise in the area of assignment.

Experience Requirements: Previous teaching experience preferred.

Special Requirements: Criminal background check required for hire.
Courses available for instruction vary. Applicants should list areas of expertise and interest on the application or an attached cover letter.


Instruct classes for the summer InZone program for students ages 6-14.



Duties of Position: Be able to present the curriculum in an interesting manner as the students work toward the desired outcomes of the class. Instructors must have a strong knowledge base of the material being presented and skilled at curriculum creation. Position requires an outline for each assigned class stating the day-to-day activities for the students. Classes available cover a variety of subjects including arts, crafts, technology and sports.

Schedule Information: The InZone program is a 10-week camp offered June 3 through August 9. Programs are primarily offered in one- and two-week sessions. Scheduling will be determined based on staffing needs. Flexible scheduling options available.
Staff trainings before the program begins are required.

Hours Per Week: To be determined based on schedule assignment

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