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Lecturer - Creating a Pool

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Job Location Normal, Il 61790

Posting date 11-20-2017

General Summary
The Career Center is seeking to hire non-tenure track faculty members to instruct IDS 106: Career Choice. Career Choice is a one credit-hour course designed to assist students in exploring and discovering their own interests and skills while learning about valuable tools and resources for selecting an academic program and/or career path that fits their individual needs. This posting is to create a pool for possible vacancies in the spring 2018 and fall 2018 semesters. The course's first opening will be during the second half of the Spring 2018 semester, beginning in mid-March. A tentative course schedule for Spring 2018 is Mondays and Wednesdays 2:00-2:50, which is subject to change based on enrollment.

The instructor is responsible for facilitating engaging and informative lessons that assist students with the process of exploring, analyzing and launching major and career decisions. The instructor is expected to incorporate curriculum and assignments focused on career development, including material provided by the Career Center. Additionally, the instructor will serve as a resource and mentor who is accessible and approachable to students as they navigate the course.

These positions are represented by the Illinois State University Education Association and may have associated dues or fees.

Required Qualifications
1. Bachelor's degree
2. Excellent communication, presentation and problem solving skills
3. Ability to design and deliver high quality instruction
4. Availability to meet with students outside of regularly scheduled class time
5. Availability to attend the mandatory instructor training prior to the start of the Spring 2018 semester

Desired Qualifications
1. Master's degree
2. Prior teaching experience at the collegiate level
3. Ability to support and mentor students throughout the major and career exploration process
4. Experience guiding and teaching college students in self-discovery, decision making and all facets of career planning
5. Understanding of career development and career readiness
6. Familiarity with resources used to explore, research and evaluate major and career options, including FOCUS 2 and the Strong Interest Inventory


Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 4/2/2018
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