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Adjunct Instructor - Humanities and Fine Arts

Kishwaukee College

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Job Summary
The Arts/Communications/Social Sciences Division is accepting applications for part-time instructor for the Humanities and Fine Arts Department.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Understanding of, and commitment to, the comprehensive community college mission.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Commitment to fostering an engaging learning environment for a diverse student body.
  • Flexibility for teaching courses offered day, evening, and online.
  • Instructional expertise to deliver instruction for 21st century learners and assess student learning outcomes as appropriate to ensure academic quality.
  • Facility with a range of teaching and learning strategies to foster active learning and student success, which contributes to the fulfillment of the College’s strategic goals.
  • Willingness to participate in activities or on college committees that contribute to the success of students.

Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in the subject area or Master’s degree in a related field with 18 graduate credit hours in the subject area
  • Experience teaching online
  • Experience with dual-credit/early college instruction preferred

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Demands
Ability to stand and lecture for extended periods of time.

EOE Statement
Kishwaukee College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and any reasonable and timely accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act will be made upon documented request by the employee.

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Part Time

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PT Non-Benefited

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  • Promote the philosophy, mission, and vision of Kishwaukee College
  • Provide engaging, enthusiastic, and student-centered teaching to community college students
  • Establish a professional classroom atmosphere that encourages mutual respect and civil engagement
  • Contribute to a collegial, collaborative, and positive attitude to the college campus
  • Understand and convey the essentials of the course discipline that students should master
  • Maintain high academic standards while demonstrating equitability and fairness
  • Work successfully and productively in a team environment with other faculty
  • Perform the necessary duties of an instructor to ensure quality instruction
o Establish productive and supportive communication with students
o Prepare the course syllabus following the college-approved format and course content
o Be organized and conduct classes in accordance with the published class schedule
o Evaluate student progress through regularly scheduled assessments/exams
o Promptly return graded work to students and maintain student grade records
  • Advise students as appropriate
  • Performing the necessary duties of an adjunct instructor to ensure quality instruction

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