Adjunct Instructor, Fire Science

at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position Title:Adjunct Instructor, Fire Science

Job Description:POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Instructor, Fire Science
STATUS:Part time
DEPARTMENT: Health and Public Services
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
UNION: Adjunct Faculty
REPORTS TO: Program 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.

Requires practical application of fire service education, fire rescue procedure development and administration. 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.

1. Teach introductory and advanced classes in Fire Science, Homeland Security, Emergency Management.
2. Help develop, coordinate and upgrade curriculum and teaching materials required by state and federal regulations for fire programs.
3. Work closely with other faculty, special programs and services within the college to determine placement, curriculum, National Fire Academy FESHE certifications, Office of the State Fire Marshal certifications and support academic staff.
4. Participate in appropriate department meetings and recruitment activities; serve on committees as needed.
5. Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes. Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff and chair.
6. Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations.
7. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials. Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college at all times.
8. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.

1. Associates degree in Fire Science or EMS with seven years field experience in fire/EMS; or Bachelor's degree in any subject matter with seven years field experience in fire/EMS;or equivalent combination of education and experience. OSFM BOF/FFII (plus other OSFM certifications for specific courses as assigned).
2. OSFM Instructor I certification; or equivalent certification and teaching experience.
3. 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.
4. Demonstrated commitment to the college's core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation, and quality.

1. Bachelor's degree in Fire Science or related field OSFM Instructor II certification Current or previous IDPH EMS licensure (EMT or paramedic) Prior community college and/or fire service teaching experience OSFM Fire... For full info follow application link.


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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Job Posting: 11929114

Posted On: May 25, 2024

Updated On: May 25, 2024

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