Adjunct Faculty, Communication

Employer
Joliet Junior College
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 30, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Media Studies, Other Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Humanities, English & Literature, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time


Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty, Communication

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Faculty, Communication
STATUS:tPart Time
DEPARTMENT: Fine Arts
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
UNION: Adjunct
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
PLACEMENT: Facultyt
MINIMUM PAY RATE:tRefer to current adjunct faculty contract

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.

POSITION SUMMARY

An adjunct community college instructor is an instructor hired for one semester to teach one or more courses for which he/she is qualified to teach. The adjunct instructor reports to the appropriate Instructional Coordinator and/or Department Chair; provides quality instruction for the assigned courses. The instructor works with full-time faculty in assessing students and following all course guidelines. Willingness to teach at other campus sites is required. Adjunct instructors may submit preferences for locations and loads. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Teach classes in appropriate instructional area. 


2. Participate in annual student and chair/coordinator evaluations.

3. Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes.

4. Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff.

5. Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations.

6. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials.

7. Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college at all times.

8. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.

9. Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

1. Master’s Degree in Communication, Speech or Speech Communication (Mass Communication and Public Relations are not acceptable).

2. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.

3. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.

4. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.

5. Demonstrated commitment to the college’s core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation and quality.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

1. Teaching experience at the collegiate level.

2. Experience at the community college level.

3. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.

4. Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs. Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee service.

5. English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency.

6. Demonstrated multicultural competence.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Standard classroom equipment and software.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Classroom teaching environment.

Full Time/Part Time:

Part time

Union (If Applicable):

Scheduled Hours:

28
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