About Oakton College :
Oakton Community College, a caring community of educators dedicated
to excellence in teaching and learning, seeks Arabic faculty to
join our College. Applicants must be strong communicators and
effective classroom facilitators who enjoy teaching in a
Candidates with a commitment to working in a culturally competent
environment are especially valued at Oakton.
We encourage applications from candidates who reflect the
increasing diversity of Oakton's student body and community, who
will enhance and promote engagement with other cultures, and have a
demonstrated commitment to working with and as part of a
multicultural faculty and diverse student body and community.
Located seventeen miles from downtown Chicago, Oakton serves
northern Cook County with campuses in Des Plaines and Skokie
We are looking for a qualified Arabic faculty
Essential Functions of the Position:
- Construction of a course syllabus, consistent with the generic
course syllabus, that stipulates course objectives, content, and
- Preparation of course presentations and instructional
materials, for lecture, and laboratory and clinical functions (as
- Delivery of instruction, including being prepared for and
meeting courses and laboratories (if appropriate) at scheduled
- Operation of basic laboratory equipment and
- Adherence to laboratory safety policies and procedures and
maintaining a safe laboratory environment for students.
- Consultation with and evaluation of students,
- Maintenance of clear records on student performance, as well as
any other factors, such as attendance involved with the grading of
- Compliance with departmental and institutional policies and
procedures including but not limited to submission of midterm and
final grades, keeping office hours, and decisions regarding
instructional matters such as texts, assignments, grading
standards, and adhering to provisions of the part-time faculty
- and Compliance with institutional procedures.
Part-time faculty are paid on a lecture hour equivalents (LHE)
basis. For most courses, the LHE is the same as a credit hour. For
others, the LHE represents additional work for teaching the class,
such as grading papers for Composition classes or teaching a class
with a laboratory section (computers, languages, and the sciences);
in those cases, the LHE represents a figure higher than the credit
hour. All part-time faculty start at the beginning pay rates,
regardless of the level and type of experience obtained elsewhere.
Those rates for the 2022-23 academic year are $1173/LHE for faculty
without doctorates and $1243/LHE for faculty with doctorates
Part-time faculty advance one step within the salary schedule with
the successful completion of 2 fall & spring semesters where 3+
LHEs are taught in each semester.
- Master's degree in the target Arabic or a related field and
- For those teaching a second language, at least 18 graduate
semester hours in the second language
- College teaching experience
- Knowledge of ACTFL guidelines and evidence of teaching using a
Part-time faculty hires and assignments are coordinated by the
Part-time faculty are hired on a semester-by-semester basis. A
reasonable effort is made to assure the assignment of courses to
more senior part-time faculty who are fully qualified by virtue of
their education, training, work experience as related to current
technology and pedagogical techniques, and who have had a history
of successful performance at Oakton Community College.
All assignments are conditioned on sufficient enrollment. Once a
course starts, the part time faculty member is expected to complete
Please contact Matthew Robitaille at email@example.com if you
have any questions or experience problems in submitting your
Required documents for a complete application file include a
completed applicant questionnaire, cover letter, resume/cv,
official transcripts for the hiring credential, and 2 original,
signed recommendation letters or college placement/credential
Interested applicants must submit their application, cover letter
and resume/cv on the Oakton website. Please indicate the position
code (PTARA-22) on the cover letter.
Recommendation letters may either be submitted with original
signature or e-mailed directly from the reference to
Transcripts may either be submitted on official paper or as pdf
copies of official transcripts e-mailed directly from the
Registrar's Office to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transcripts and recommendation letters are required prior to
Official transcripts and original letters of recommendation or
college placement/credential file should be mailed to: Faculty
Search PTARA-22, c/o Department of Human Resources, Oakton
Community College, 1600 E. Golf Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60016.
Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified
individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability,
age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or
gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and
participation in its educational programs, college activities and
services, or in its employment practices.
Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without
notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are
Oakton is accessible by public transportation.
Oakton Community College requires all employees to adhere to a
Vaccination /Testing Mandate and Mask Requirement.
Oakton does not currently have a work form home policy and
employees, are required to report to campus.