Adjunct Faculty, Communication
POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Faculty, Communication
DEPARTMENT: Fine Arts
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
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.
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
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Teach classes in appropriate instructional area.
2. Participate in annual student and chair/coordinator
3. Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards,
attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other
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.
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
5. Demonstrated commitment to the college’s core values of respect
and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and
well-being, innovation and quality.
1. Teaching experience at the collegiate level.
2. Experience at the community college level.
3. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from
4. Experience in teaching online and/or using course management
programs. Experience in course development and assessment,
planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee
5. English and Spanish verbal and written communication
6. Demonstrated multicultural competence.
Standard classroom equipment and software.
Classroom teaching environment.
Full Time/Part Time:
Union (If Applicable):
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