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Internal Position Title
The Instructor, Chemistry will be involved in the instruction of
first and second year college level chemistry courses to a diverse
student body during daytime, evening, and Saturday classes at our
main campus, extension sites and local business and industry sites.
The faculty member will develop, prepare, and revise instructional
materials as well as participate in program evaluation and
curriculum planning and development. The instructor will
participate in department, division, and general faculty meetings,
serve on division and college committees, and participate in other
forms of college service. Instructors are required to maintain an
active program of professional development related to institutional
objectives. The instructor will utilize appropriate technology to
deliver instructional materials, maintain grades, provide timely
communications with students, etc. The instructor shall maintain
appropriate office hours for student access. Maintains current
knowledge of subject matter via professional organization
membership, attendance of seminars, conferences and classes, and
The College of Lake County 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
Mission: The College of Lake County is a comprehensive community
college committed to equitable, high-quality education, cultural
enrichment and partnerships to advance the diverse communities it
Vision: The College of Lake County is a leader in providing
innovative education and workforce solutions.
Values: Excellence, Purpose, Integrity, Compassion, Unity and
College of Lake County is committed to a diverse workforce that
represents our student body. Our search process is designed to
promote increasing the diversity of our full-time faculty. Search
committee members are committed to diversity and this serves as the
basis of a successful search at CLC .
Master’s degree in Chemistry or related field; OR Masters in
another discipline and eighteen (18) graduate credits in
A commitment to the community college mission and to working with
diverse student populations. Demonstrated success and academic
experiences with diverse populations and diverse teaching methods.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are
expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment
to diversity and inclusion.
Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of
diverse cultures, 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.
Willingness to complete training and teach online and blended
Willingness to use different teaching modalities including blended,
online, hybrid, and accelerated courses.
Bilingual and proficient in English and Spanish.
Expected Start Date
Special Instructions Summary
Applicants selected for an interview will be required to submit a
minimum of two (2) letters of recommendation.
This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position. Salary
placement is commensurate with education and experience. The
minimum 2022–2023 academic year (Fall & Spring Semester) base
salary range has not been determined. Optional contract for the
summer session offers potential for significantly greater
The minimum 2021 – 2022 academic year (Fall & Spring Semester)
base salary range was $60,913 with a master’s degree to $77,349
with a doctorate in the subject field.
Faculty may be assigned to any of the three CLC campuses,
Grayslake, Lakeshore or Southlake. New faculty hires are required
to attend orientation the week prior to the start date of August
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States
require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement
from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree
equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA
Per faculty contract.
Total Hours per week
Varies according to course schedule. Ability to teach days, evening
and weekends as determined by the needs of the program in any given
semester. Ability to teach at all campus locations as needed
(Grayslake, Lakeshore or Southlake).
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. EOE /AA/M/F/D/V
Software Testing Required
Interview Process Requirements
Summary of Essential Functions
1) Selects, prepares and maintains current curriculum, course
outlines and printed and non-printed instructional materials.
Revises and updates course content as needed.
2) Provides the students and the Division a syllabus that clearly
states 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 department.
3) Meets all classes at assigned times. If unable to meet an
assigned class, reports absence to supervisor and division staff in
an appropriate manner.
4) Teaches assigned courses in subject field each academic
semester. Deliver course content using a variety of teaching
5) Provides instructional support to the students. Refers students,
when appropriate, to sources of specialized services within the
6) Is available for student consultation through phone, email, or
appropriately established office hours.
7) Evaluates student performance in meeting course objectives and
learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions or
examinations. Provides feedback to students in a timely manner on
8) Maintains accurate grade records as required by the College.
Submits all attendance and grade records electronically prior to
the required deadlines. Is able to produce appropriate grade
records for supervisor upon request.
9) Assists in the advisement of students.
10) Uses the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve
and document student complaints, concerns and problems.
11) Assists in developing and administering discipline-appropriate
measures of student academic achievement, use departmental testing
instruments as provided. Administers other instruments designed to
measure student learning outcomes as requested and required by the
department or division. Provides all results as requested.
12) Encourages students to submit course evaluations, reviews
course evaluations when available and uses feedback to improve
13) Participates, when appropriate, in the formation and meetings
of career program advisory committees, governance groups, College,
division, and department committees.
14) Attends faculty meetings, department meetings, and all other
meetings called by authorized personnel.
15) Attends Development Week activities and Commencement
16) Is ethical in all conduct.
17) Maintains a high level of professionalism.
18) Maintains current in compliance training, including compliance
under Title IX “Responsible Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act
Campus Security Authority.
19) Properly and effectively utilizes appropriate technology to
deliver instructional materials, maintain grades, and provide
timely communications with students, etc.
20) Maintains current knowledge of subject matter via professional
development such as professional organization membership,
attendance of seminars, conferences and classes, and professional
21) Provides instruction and conduct classes in accordance with the
philosophy of the College and within the scope of a defined course
22) Follows all institution and regulatory policies, procedures and
standards. Utilize self-appraisal to determine progress in meeting
performance objectives and career goals.
23) Performs other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES :
College: Knowledge of college policies, procedures, and practices;
ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram form; ability
to perform all essential functions using safe work methods and
following safety regulations relating to job; knowledge of the
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act ( FERPA ).
Department/Divisional: Knowledge of Instructional policies,
procedures, and practices with the ability to answer work related
questions; and/or interpret and apply these guidelines correctly in
various situations; ability to solve issues and work with diverse
population, work with large crowds; ability to read and interpret
DECISION - MAKING and ANALYTICAL SKILLS : Ability to apply common
sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written,
oral, and diagram form; ability to interpret policy and establish
methods and procedures for ability to perform all essential
functions using safe work methods and following safety regulations
relating to job; ability to organize and express ideas, directions,
and data in a logical sequence to describe a process, or explain
procedures such as how to perform a task to someone else.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS : Well-developed public speaking and
presentation skills to effectively present materials to individual
students or groups; well-developed written communication skills;
ability to communicate effectively in a tactful and courteous
manner with a variety of people, including students, employees,
faculty, and the general public; ability to communicate effectively
verbally and written to work with a diverse workforce and student
population to prioritize and delegate projects, exchange ideas,
information and opinions effectively with others to formulate
policies and programs and/or arrive at decisions, conclusions or
solutions; ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with faculty, staff, other departments, students, and
the public; ability to manage interpersonal conflict situations
requiring tact, diplomacy and discretion.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and
mobility to work in a classroom setting; to stand or sit for
prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel,
reach; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts
of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand
movement and fine coordination including use of a computer
keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange
Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without
POSITIONS SUPERVISED : None
Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Master’s degree or higher in Chemistry or
related field OR a Master's degree or higher in another discipline
and eighteen (18) graduate credits in Chemistry?
- * Are you bilingual in Spanish and English?
- Cover Letter
- Teaching Philosophy
- Unofficial Transcript 1
- Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial Transcript 2
- Unofficial Transcript 3
- Other Document