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Adjunct Instructor - Community Health Worker

Employer
City Colleges of Chicago
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Education, Instructional Technology & Design, Humanities, English as a Second Language, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Distance Education Programs
Employment Type
Full Time
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ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR - COMMUNITY HEALTHC WORKER

MALCOLM X COLLEGE

Malcolm X College is currently seeking adjunct instructors to teach in the Community Healthcare Worker program. If you have passion for teaching and learning and are committed to the mission of the community college, consider joining our team. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using effective teaching strategies that meet students’ diverse needs and engage the students in critical thinking and problem-solving.

The Community Health Worker (CHW) program focuses on universal competencies essential for primary and preventive healthcare. The curriculum will prepare students to serve as a liaison between the healthcare system and the community. The CHW program covers the same knowledge and competencies required by university-level (bachelor's and master's degree) health educator programs.

The mission of Malcolm X College is to provide accessible liberal arts and health-focused education that fosters personal and professional achievement. To fulfill this mission, we focus on the following core values: accountability, community, diversity, empowerment, learning, and respect.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
  • Design courses to meet learning outcomes and promote students’ active participation in their own learning.
  • Create an effective learning environment that fosters students’ intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies.
  • Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.
  • Help students reach their academic, personal and career goals and foster a safe environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every student’s ability to learn.
  • Contribute to and provide leadership in the student’s academic and professional communities and promote collaboration and teamwork among members of these communities.
  • Present effective instruction to students based upon approved course syllabi.
  • Assess and grade students based upon legitimate assessment factors.
  • Maintain and submit student attendance records and student grades.
  • Hold one hour of student conference time per week for every course section taught.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social Work, or related field course work in the following outreach methods, culturally based communication skills and community intervention.
  • Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) and/or Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) and/or experience in and knowledge of the substance use disorder (SUD), mental health, and recovery space strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Brightspace Learning Management System or similar Learning Management System, preferred
  • Prior experience with online teaching (via Zoom) and/or online teaching certification is strongly preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with diverse group of staff and students, required
  • Experience with a diverse, multi-lingual student population is desired, as is a commitment to the open access mission of the community college
When applying, please attach your unofficial transcripts and include any scholarship work, publications, committee work, and other relevant engagements in your cover letter.

For the second time in three years, Malcolm X College was selected as aPromising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner! The award is given by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), a membership organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching and leadership at community and technical colleges, and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a leading academic publication.

MXC was recognized for its best-in-class student and staff recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working environments, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunities.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!

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