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Adult Education ICAPS Program (CompTIA A+ Instructor)

Oakton Community College
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 29, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Teacher Education, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Curriculum & Instructional Development
Employment Type
Part Time
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About Oakton Community College :

For 50 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.

Job Description:

Continuing Education, Training, and Workforce Development at Oakton Community College offers a variety of learning and training opportunities for the community including Integrated Career and Academic Preparation System (ICAPS) Programs. Grant-funded ICAPS programs are integrated learning opportunities designed specifically for Adult Education and Literacy students who can work to earn in-demand industry certifications while participating in basic skill development programming (e.g., GED or High school Equivalency/ESL/Literacy).

The CompTIA A+ Instructor for the Adult Education ICAPS Program will be responsible for developing curriculum and providing instruction to prepare Adult Education ICAPS students for the CompTIA A+ Certification. Instructors will be specifically responsible for providing a classroom environment that is positive and nurturing as well as provide instruction that considers a variety of learning styles, gives hands-on practice, and offers strategies for successfully passing the CompTIA certification exam.
  • Construction of a course syllabus, consistent with the generic course syllabus, that stipulates course objectives, content, and grading criteria,
  • Preparation of course presentations and instructional materials (as appropriate),
  • Delivery of instruction, including being prepared for and meeting courses and laboratories (if appropriate) at scheduled times,
  • Compliance with departmental and institutional policies and procedures including but not limited to submission of midterm and final grades, and Compliance with institutional procedures.



Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to work with populations that often fall within the opportunity gap, thus requiring more intentional and comprehensive support.
Commitment to work with the support instructor and staff to develop strategies for, discuss, and meet the holistic needs of students
  • The successful candidate should have the CompTIA A+ certification
  • A Bachelor's degree is preferred, but not required
  • Related work experience in field of study preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of successful teaching experience

Additional Information:

The candidate that is hired will be responsible for curriculum development prior to the start of the course. Pay for curriculum development will be a flat fee of $750 and pay for actual instruction with be $40 per hour (at 60 hours). The course will tentatively begin in March or April 2020. This is a part-time non-union teaching position with Continuing Education, Training, and Workforce Development.

This is a temporary grant position and continued employment, is based on the successful renewal of the grant.

Oakton Community College requires all employees to adhere to a Vaccination /Testing Mandate and Mask Requirement.

Oakton Community College does not currently have a work form home policy and employees, are required to report to campus.

Application Instructions:

For further details, visit our website at and select the Employment link to view Employment Opportunities.

Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and listof, at least, three (3) professional references with contact information prepared to submit with your application. One (1) of the references must be your most recent, direct supervisor.

Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community 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 required

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