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Paralegal Studies Instructor

McHenry County College

Job Description

Adjunct Faculty Title

Paralegal Studies Instructor


Paralegal Studies

Job Type

Adjunct Faculty

Employee Type

Part Time

Academic Year



evening section of PAR-124 Intellectual Property Law.

Anticipated Schedule



Main Campus

Pay Rate Information

Per additional assistance 

Position Start Date


Position Introduction

·         Teach courses as assigned by the College. 

Position Summary

·         Teach courses as assigned by the College. 
·         Available to teach daytime, evening, or weekend classes, as needed
·         Available for student conferences either before or after class, and by College email if necessary
·         Develop syllabus using MCC syllabus template
·         Work cooperatively within the department, the division, and throughout the College in striving for educational excellence
·         Conduct regular assessment of student learning
·         Maintain and submit accurate student and course-related paperwork and data needed for College purposes in a timely fashion
·         Document and report attendance daily and maintain and submit accurate attendance records weekly
·         Submit grade reports electronically by the required date
·         Utilize a variety of teaching styles in order to satisfy the different learning styles of students
·         Utilize computer-based instruction and databases when necessary

Essential Responsibilities

·         Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies or related degree with at least, 2,000 hours of related work experience.
·         Willingness to use educational technology (i.e. course management platform such as Canvas)
·         Demonstrated commitment to professional growth, especially regarding contemporary expertise specific to assigned teaching content  
·         Commitment to the mission of the community college, and to teaching and motivating community college students in ways appropriate to their diverse backgrounds and learning styles
·         Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills

Required Qualifications

·         2,000 hours demonstrated teaching experience in an early childhood setting
·         Experience practicing Intellectual Property Law
·         Experience teaching at a 2-year college

Other Required Qualifications


Applications accepted until the position is filled?


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