Adjunct Instructor, Adult Education & Literacy, La

at Joliet Junior College in Romeoville, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position Title:Adjunct Instructor, Adult Education & Literacy, Language Arts

Job Description:POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Instructor, Adult Basic Skills/GED, Adult Education and Literacy (DAEL), Language Arts
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 the salary schedule is dependent on qualifications
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Qualifications include education and related work experience.

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
Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, 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 director.
5. Actively retain students through goal attainment.
6. Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials.
7. Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college and the department at all times.
8. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract and/or by the department.
9. 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.
10. 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 Education.
2. Three (3) years of teaching experience in adult education (ABE, GED, ESL) and/or developmental college reading, writing, and/or math.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 subject area (English, Math, Science)
3. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.
4. English and Spanish verbal and written... 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: 11991830

Posted On: Jun 20, 2024

Updated On: Jun 20, 2024

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