Position TitleAdjunct Faculty, Spanish
DepartmentCommArts/Hum/Fine Arts Div
Position TypePart-Time Faculty
Job FamilyAdjunct Faculty
This position requires teaching beginning and/or intermediate Spanish: SPA 121 or 122, Beginning Conversational Spanish I or II; SPA 221 or 222, Intermediate Spanish I or II. Courses are offered in various modalities, including in-person, online synchronous, online asynchronous, and hybrid.
The College of Lake County (CLC) 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 alumni. Long-known as an employer of choice in Lake County, CLC was ranked #15 on the Forbes list of Top 100 Employers in the State of Illinois for 2019.
Master’s degree in Spanish or Master’s degree in another discipline with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Spanish.
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.
Ability to teach special topics courses such as Spanish for medical professionals or Spanish for educators is desired.
Expected Start Date06/07/2021
Special Instructions Summary
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with your username and password. Thanks for being patient with the adjunct faculty hiring process.
Pay RatePer Adjunct contract.
Total Hours per week4 hours per section (8 hours per week in summer).
Varies based on section(s).
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 RequiredNone
Interview Process RequirementsNone
Summary of Essential Functions
• 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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