Economics Instructor

Sugar Grove Campus and at multiple campus locations., IL
Apr 06, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Waubonsee Community College seeks a full-time, tenure-track Economics Instructor, with a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and holistic student success, to deliver all courses within the Economics curricular portfolio: Introduction to Economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Global Economic Issues and Special Topics in Economics.

Prepare course syllabi and design lessons, activities, assignments, and assessments to address different learning styles and ensure that students successfully meet the course objectives and outcomes. Incorporate learning-centered principles and concepts and motivate students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational experience.

With a demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and ongoing professional growth, provide leadership of the Economics Department through curriculum development, student success initiatives, mentoring adjunct faculty, student advising, assessment, student clubs and organizations, and College events and committees.

Work collaboratively with professional colleagues to serve the needs of students and community. An interdisciplinary focus integrating innovative learning strategies and the demonstrated ability to enhance the success of diverse student populations is essential. Model professionalism with excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

Teaching assignment may include days, evenings and/or weekends at four campuses throughout the district – Sugar Grove, Aurora Downtown, Aurora Fox Valley, and Plano. Courses may be offered in three delivery modes, face-to-face, online, and hybrid. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to effectively use instructional and classroom technology to enhance teaching and learning.

Req ID: req157

Job Title: Economics Instructor

Division: Social Sciences, Education and World Languages

Location: Sugar Grove Campus and at multiple campus locations.

Grant Funded: No

Employment Type: Full-time Faculty

Compensation Range: Placement on the salary schedule is dependent on qualifications. Qualifications include education, teaching experience and related work.

Compensation Type: Salaried

Work Schedule: Fall and Spring Semester

Other Work Schedule Details: Classes may be offered during daytime, evening and weekend hours

Documents to be attached: Cover Letter-Yes
Other Required Documents-Teaching Philosophy Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please attach all required documents when applying.

Position will promptly close on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. Additional applications will not be accepted after this date. Please apply prior to this date to ensure timely receipt of your application.

Testing: No

Targeted Hire Date: 8/16/2017

Position Qualifications:
Master'sdegree in Economics.
Highlyknowledgeable on global issues.
Twoyears teaching experience.
Demonstratedexpertise and experience with online and/or hybrid delivery.

Preferred Experience:
Post-secondaryteaching experience.


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