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Lifelong Learning Instructor

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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
Lifelong Learning Instructor

Corporate and Community Services

Academic Affairs



FLSA Classification

Union/Non Union
Non Union

Full Time / Part Time?
Part Time

Salary Range – Minimum
Pay rate is per hour for instruction, and the rate is determined on the subject matter.

Hours per week


Posting Detail Information Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check
  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

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Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email or call (815) 280-6725.

Advertising Summary

Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse faculty and staff is the cornerstone of JJC’s commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of

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Job Details

STATUS:Part time
DEPARTMENT:Corporate and Community Services
DIVISION:Academic Affairs
UNION:Non Bargaining Union
REPORTS TO:Coordinator, Personal Enrichment
PLACEMENT:non-credit instructor
PAY RATE:Pay rate is per hour for instruction, and the rate is determined on the subject matter.

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.

Position Summary

A lifelong learning community college instructor is an instructor hired for an individual seminar for which he/she is qualified. The instructor reports to the Personal Enrichment Coordinator, 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 provide instructions at other campus sites is required.

1.Provide instruction using appropriate technology, appropriate and effective standards of delivery, and a variety of methods of instruction.
2.To create a student-centered learning environment that is accessible to individual learners with diverse educational needs and goals.
3.Facilitate student learning by preparing, delivering, and assessing learning activities that are consistent with approved course outcomes. Improve student learning by using a variety of teaching strategies.
4.Cultivate open-minded inquiry.
5.Encourage thoughtful, self-reflective assessment.
6.Promote cooperation and mutual respect among students.
7.Provide applicable and relevant classroom exercises.
8.Infuse multicultural and diverse perspectives into the instructional processes as appropriate, and conduct classes in a manner that demonstrates respect for individual and cultural differences.

Minimum Qualifications

1.One (1) year of experience in the subject matter. Certification, licensure, endorsements and related experience will be considered.
2.Experience in instructional/classroom technology.
3.Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.
4.Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written English.

Preferred Qualifications

1.Associate’s Degree in Education, subject matter, or closely related field
2.Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.

Physical Demands

1.Normal classroom physical demands.

Working Conditions

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

Compliance Announcement


Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website :

If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.

This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.


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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