About Oakton College :
Oakton College, a caring community of educators dedicated to
excellence in teaching and learning, seeks part-time Mechanical
Electrical and Plumbing CAD faculty to join our College. Applicants
must be strong communicators and effective classroom facilitators
who enjoy teaching in a student-centered environment. This class
will be hybrid on the Skokie campus Tuesday 5:30pm-9:20pm
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 & 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,
Applicants must be strong communicators and effective classroom
facilitators who enjoy teaching in a student-centered
Oakton especially values candidates committed to working in a
culturally competent environment. Cultural competence integrates
and transforms knowledge about individuals and groups of people
into specific standards, policies, practices, and attitudes used in
appropriate cultural settings to increase the quality of
Applicants should be current and skilled in their use of evolving
technologies, active in promoting critical thinking, and committed
to challenging our students to be knowledgeable, ethical, and
capable global citizens. Oakton seeks enthusiastic faculty who are
committed to innovation in college-level teaching and learning, and
interested in non-traditional delivery of instruction. The College
expects faculty to be professionally competent, have strong
leadership qualities, participate in professional development
activities, and engage in institutional and departmental
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.
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
- 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, and grading
standards; also adhering to provisions of the OCCFA contract.
- Compliance with institutional procedures.
Bachelor's degree in an engineering/technology discipline or a
Bachelor's degree and a certificate in an engineering/technology
discipline and a minimum of 2000 hours (1 year) of work experience
in the field, including CAD experience
- Teaching experience using Autodesk Revit MEP 2020-2023
- Knowledge of Desire 2 Learn (D2L) course management system -
Ability to create video instructional materials
- Ability to communicate and work in a team environment
- Strong interpersonal communication skills.
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 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
Oakton is accessible by public transportation.
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 (PTCAD-23) 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 PTCAD-23, c/o Department of Human Resources, Oakton College,
1600 E. Golf Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60016.
Oakton is accessible by public transportation.
Oakton College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action
institution, committed to employing competent, qualified
individuals. Oakton 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