POSITION TITLE: Lifelong Learning Instructor
DEPARTMENT: Corporate and Community Services
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
REPORTS TO: Coordinator, Personal Enrichment
PLACEMENT: Non-credit instructor
PAY RATE: Pay rate is per hour for instruction, and the rate is
determined on the subject matter.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity,
gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an
AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates
who would enhance the diversity of its staff.
A lifelong learning adjunct community college instructor is an
instructor hired for an individual seminar for which he/she is
qualified. The adjunct instructor reports to the Personal
Enrichment Coordinator, and provides quality instruction for the
assigned courses. The instructor works with full-time staff in
assessing students and following all course guidelines. Willingness
to provide instructions at other campus sites is required.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide instruction using appropriate technology, appropriate and
effective standards of delivery, and a variety of methods of
instruction. To create a student-centered learning environment that
is accessible to individual learners with diverse educational needs
and goals. Facilitate student learning by preparing, delivering,
and assessing learning activities that are consistent with approved
course outcomes. Improve student learning by using a variety of
teaching strategies. Cultivate open-minded inquiry. Encourage
thoughtful, self-reflective assessment. Promote cooperation and
mutual respect among students. Provide applicable and relevant
classroom exercises. Infuse multicultural and diverse perspectives
into the instructional processes as appropriate, and conduct
classes in a manner that demonstrates respect for individual and
cultural differences. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative
and effective working relationships with other members of the
college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as
1. One (1) year of experience in the subject matter.
2. Certification, licensure, endorsements and related experience
will be considered.
3. Experience in instructional/classroom technology.
4. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.
5. Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written English.
1. Associate’s Degree in Education, subject matter, or closely
related field Experience with traditional and non-traditional
students from diverse backgrounds.
2. English and Spanish verbal and written communication
3. Demonstrated multicultural competence.
1. Normal classroom physical demands.
1. Duties are performed indoors in the usual classroom and/or lab
Full Time/Part Time:
Union (If Applicable):
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