at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois, United States
Position Title:Adjunct Instructor, Veterinary Technician or Veterinarian
Job Description:POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Instructor, Veterinary Technician or Veterinarian
DEPARTMENT: Agriculture and Horticulture Sciences
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
UNION: Adjunct Faculty
REPORTS TO: Department Chair & Vet Tech coordinator
PLACEMENT: Adjunct Faculty
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Refer to current adjunct faculty contract
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities.
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 faculty.
An adjunct community college instructor is an instructor hired for one semester to teach one or more courses for which he/she is qualified to teach. The adjunct instructor reports to the appropriate Instructional Coordinator and/or Department Chair; provides quality instruction for the assigned courses. The instructor works with full-time faculty 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.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Teach classes in appropriate instructional area.
2. Participate in annual student and chair/coordinator evaluations.
3. Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes.
4. Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff and chair.
5. Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations.
6. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials. Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college at all times.
7. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.
8. Teach day and/or evening sections of lecture and lab.
9. Demonstrate strong understanding and commitment to the community college mission.
10. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College faculty contract.
11. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.
1. Credentialed Veterinary Technician or DVM. Graduate of an AVMA or AAVSB accredited program. 2. Three (3) years of clinical experience.
3. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction based on the course outline.
4. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.
5. Demonstratedcommitment to the college's core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation, and quality.
1. Teaching experience at the collegiate level. Experience at the community college level.
2. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.
3. Experience with Powerpoint. Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee service.
4. English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency.
5. Demonstrated multicultural competence.
Standard classroom equipment and software.
Classroom teaching environment.
Full Time/Part Time:Part time
Union (If Applicable):
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.