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Adjunct Faculty - English as a Second Language (ES

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Joliet Junior College
Physical Address
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, IL 60431
Job Description

Posting Number

Position Title
Adjunct Faculty – English as a Second Language (ESL)

Adult Education

Academic Affairs


Union/Non Union

Full Time / Part Time?
Part Time


Posting Detail Information Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Ongoing pool of applicants. Department will review applications when positions become available.

Cover letter, resume and unofficial transcripts MUST be attached to your online application.

2 reference letters REQUIRED and can be e-mailed (

OFFICIAL transcripts REQUIRED prior to hiring. Bring OFFICIAL transcripts at time of interview.

Advertising Summary

Founded in 1901 as the nation’s first public community college, JJC’s dedication to student learning, community prosperity, and personal growth has influenced generations of students and community partners. Our six campuses and extension centers ensure accessibility and empower 30,000 students annually to improve their lives through the power of education.

Our commitment to our mission drives the change and innovation necessary to meet the evolving needs of our students, employees, and community. Our continued success is drawn from talented, diverse, and committed employees whose knowledge and passion for education create a thriving culture both in and out of the classroom.

JJC supports an inclusive and collaborative environment where everyone can learn, grow, and perform at their best. We invite you to apply your skills and experience in a way that supports excellence and rewards your contributions. Join our family and make JJC your first choice!

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Job Description

STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT: Department of Adult Education
and Literacy (DAEL)
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
UNION: Adjunct Faculty
REPORTS TO: Director, Department of Adult
Education and Literacy
PLACEMENT: Placement on salary schedule
is dependent on
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Qualifications include
education and related work

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

An adjunct community college instructor is an instructor hired for one semester to teach one or more courses for which he/she is qualified. The adjunct instructor reports to the appropriate Instructional Coordinator and/or Director, and provides quality instruction for the assigned courses. The instructor works with full-time staff in assessing students and following all course guidelines. Willingness to teach at other campus sites is required. Adjunct instructors may submit preferences for locations and loads. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.

1.Provide direct and explicit instruction to students in assigned subject area(s)
2.Monitor student progress, report outcomes, and refer students for additional assessments and/or support services
3.Participate in annual student and chair/coordinator evaluations
4.Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, assessments, and other established processes.
5.Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff and director.
6.Actively retain students through goal attainment.
7.Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials.
8.Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college and the department at all times.
9.Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract and/or by the department.

1.Bachelor’s Degree in Education.
2.Three (3) years of teaching experience in adult education (ABE, GED, ESL) and/or developmental college reading, and/or writing. Teacher Certification, certificates, endorsements and related experience will be considered.
3.Experience and/or expertise in instructional/classroom technology.
4.Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.
5.Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written English.

1.Master’s Degree in Education, Adult Education, or closely related field.
2.Elementary, Middle School and/or High School Teacher Certification in English or Foreign Language and/or ESL/TESOL/Bilingual education endorsement.
3.Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.

1.Normal classroom physical demands.

1.Duties are performed indoors in the usual classroom and/or lab environment.


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Joliet Junior College is committed to maintaining an environment that is safe and free from discrimination, harassment, and misconduct on the basis of sex, which includes sexual orientation or gender-related identity. The College prohibits sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, stalking, and relationship/dating violence has put measures in place to ensure a safe and healthy educational and employment environment, and meet legal requirements in accordance with: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in the College’s programs or activities; relevant sections of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex or sexual orientation, including gender-related identity; and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), which requires timely warning to the community of certain immediate threats.

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