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Adjunct Faculty, Massage Therapy Modality Courses

Job Description

Posting Number


Position Title

Adjunct Faculty, Massage Therapy Modality Courses

Internal Position Title

Adjunct Faculty, Massage Therapy Modality Courses


Biological & Hlth Sciences Div

Position Type

Part-Time Faculty

Job Family

Adjunct Faculty

Job Summary

Teach one or more of the following Massage Therapy modality courses:

MAS 114: Massage – Communication and Business I
MAS 116: Clinical Skills and Special Populations
MAS 119: Introduction to Massage Therapy
MAS 131: Massage Therapy I: Swedish
MAS 132: Massage Therapy II: Integrative
MAS 214: Massage – Communication and Business II
MAS 233: Massage Therapy III: Rehabilitative
MAS 234: Massage Therapy IV: Advanced Techniques
MAS 235: Therapeutic Massage Clinic

The courses must be taught in accordance with current program approved course descriptions, course outlines, textbooks, and syllabi. Prepare lecture and lesson plans, teach lecture and/or lab portion of class, and respond to and grade student work. Use appropriate academic software (e.g. Canvas Course Management system, Power Point, etc.)

The Faculty Success Framework illustrates the fundamental elements of a faculty member’s career at CLC.  Its purpose is to support a culture of continual faculty development and to provide full but flexible paths for faculty to both consistently contribute to student success efforts and cultivate professional fulfillment. Our Guiding Principles for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CLC CARES) outline the qualities we expect CLC faculty will exemplify in their professional and pedagogical engagement with students. 

Required Qualification

Baccalaureate degree in massage therapy, a preventive health, wellness, exercise science discipline or other relevant field from an accredited institution with one year tested experience;
Baccalaureate degree and 2 years of tested experience;
Associate degree and 2 years of tested experience.

Must have a current Illinois Massage Therapy license OR a certification or license in modality being taught.

Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, gender identities, 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.

Competency in technologies commonly used in college level instruction.

Desired Qualifications

Previous college teaching experience.

Posting Date


Closing Date


Special Instructions Summary

Please attach a copy of your current massage therapist in Illinois license.

This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates. As teaching needs arise, applications will be reviewed for possible interviews. The number of adjunct faculty hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Adjunct faculty hires and assignments are coordinated by the department chairs.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Your application can remain under consideration the academic year. You may check your status at any time by logging into jobs@clcillinois.edu with your username and password. Thanks for being patient with the adjunct faculty hiring process.

Pay Rate

Per adjunct contract.





Total Hours per week

No more than 10 load hours per week.

Work Schedule

Per class schedule.

EEO Statement

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.

Software Testing Required


Interview Process Requirements


Summary of Essential Functions

Teach lecture portion of massage therapy class.
Teach lab (clinic) portion of massage therapy class.
Observe safety and liability limitation protocols.
Observe medical confidentiality or related protocols.
Prepare for classes and grade student work.

Teach courses in subject field. Develop instructional materials. Assess student learning and assign grades. Attend required Adjunct meetings in the Fall and Spring semesters. Participate in college governance and other aspects of academic life. Maintain current knowledge of subject matter.
Faculty members are expected to maintain current in compliance training, including compliance under Title IX “Responsible Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act Campus Security Authority.
Select, prepare and maintain current curriculum, course outlines and printed and non-printed instructional materials.
Teach courses as scheduled each academic semester.
Provide instructional support to the students. Refer students, when appropriate, to sources of specialized services within the College.
Provide the Division and the students a syllabus that includes 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 departmental policy.
Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions or examinations. Provide feedback in a timely manner on student progress.
Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles.
Maintain office/discipline/grade/division records as required by the College.
Be available for student consultation through phone or email.
Use the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve and document student complaints, concerns and problems.
Assist in developing and administering discipline-appropriate measures of student academic achievement, use departmental testing instruments as provided. Administer other instruments designed to measure student learning outcomes as requested and required by the department. Provide all results as requested.
Conduct all classes in accordance with an established and current course syllabus and approved textbook (and/or related instructional material). Meet all classes for the scheduled time.
Submit all grades (mid/final) electronically prior to the required deadlines. Provide the Registrar appropriate grade records.
Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course delivery.
Revise and update course content as needed.
Participate, when appropriate, in the formation and meetings of program advisory boards, college, division, and department committees.
Maintain a high level of professional ethics.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate Dean.

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