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Adjunct Faculty, Workforce & Professional Development

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Position Title
Adjunct Faculty, Workforce & Professional Development

Internal Position Title

Professional Development

Position Type
Part-Time Faculty

Job Family
Adjunct Faculty

Job Summary

College of Lake County is seeking an Adjunct Faculty, Workforce and Professional Development. The instructor will propose and deliver high-quality training and non-credit learning opportunities. Current offerings enhance skills in business, communication, education, healthcare, information technology, and manufacturing. Adjunct Faculty may design trainings that support a wide variety of professional development needs in corporations and the community.

The College of Lake County ( CLC ) is a comprehensive community college located in northeastern Illinois committed to being an innovative educational institution providing life-changing paths for our students by offering exceptional learning experiences.

The college is widely recognized for student success, business and community partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty, staff and alumni. Long-known as an employer of choice in Lake County, CLC was ranked #15 on the Forbes list of Top 100 Employers in the State of Illinois for 2019.

Required Qualification

Experience presenting to groups, teaching, or corporate training, preferably to adults.

Developed and/or implemented curriculum, preferably in an educational or professional setting.

Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, gender identities, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Competency in technologies commonly used in college level instruction, dependent on subject area.

Desired Qualifications

An area of passion or expertise that would help enhance job skills in our community.

Current licensing or certification if required to teach in the assigned subject area.

Flexibility to travel to a variety of campus or training sites across Lake County.

Bi-lingual, continuing education, or corporate training curriculum developed.

Posting Date

Closing Date

Expected Start Date

Special Instructions Summary

Applicant may be asked to provide a teaching demonstration and/or present a copy of curriculum they developed in the area of expertise.

This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates. As teaching and/or curriculum needs arise, applications will be reviewed for possible interviews. The number of adjunct faculty hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Adjunct faculty hires and assignments are coordinated by the department chairs.

Pay Rate
Per Adjunct contract



Total Hours per week

Work Schedule

Based on Schedule

EEO Statement

The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities.

Software Testing Required

Interview Process Requirements
None, Presentation

Summary of Essential Functions

Teach courses in subject field. Develop instructional materials. Assess student learning and assign grades. Attend required Adjunct meetings in the Fall and Spring semesters. Participate in college governance and other aspects of academic life. Maintain current knowledge of subject matter.
Faculty members are expected to maintain current in compliance training, including compliance under Title IX “Responsible Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act Campus Security Authority.
Select, prepare and maintain current curriculum, course outlines and printed and non-printed instructional materials.
Teach courses as scheduled each academic semester.
Provide instructional support to the students. Refer students, when appropriate, to sources of specialized services within the College.
Provide the Division and the students a syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, attendance policies in line with those of the college, texts and readings, timelines and evaluation criteria, and any other information required by College, Division, or departmental policy.
Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions or examinations. Provide feedback in a timely manner on student progress.
Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles.
Maintain office/discipline/grade/division records as required by the College.
Be available for student consultation through phone or email.
Use the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve and document student complaints, concerns and problems.
Assist in developing and administering discipline-appropriate measures of student academic achievement, use departmental testing instruments as provided. Administer other instruments designed to measure student learning outcomes as requested and required by the department. Provide all results as requested.
Conduct all classes in accordance with an established and current course syllabus and approved textbook (and/or related instructional material).
Meet all classes for the scheduled time.
Submit all grades (mid/final) electronically prior to the required deadlines. Provide the Registrar appropriate grade records.
Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course delivery.
Revise and update course content as needed.
Participate, when appropriate, in the formation and meetings of program advisory boards, college, division, and department committees.
Maintain a high level of professional ethics.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate Dean.
Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have xperience presenting to groups, teaching, or corporate training, preferably to adults?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you developed and/or implemented curriculum, preferably in an educational or professional setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have current licensing or a certification to teach in a specific subject area?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you able to travel to all campuses for work as required with the changing needs of the college?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you bilingual proficient in English and Spanish?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Availability Schedule
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 1
  2. Other Document
  3. License/Certification
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Curriculum Vitae
  6. Unofficial Transcript 2
  7. Unofficial Transcript 3
  8. Media Portfolio
  9. Teaching Portfolio
  10. Design Portfolio

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