News Writing - Part-Time Faculty Pool

Job description

Salary Depends on Qualifications
Location Champaign, IL
Job Type Part-Time Faculty
Department Academic Services
Job Number FAA7.31.18

Job Summary
Fine and Applied Arts-News Writing

This is a Part-Time Faculty appointment with a salary range of $1,085-$1,224 per Equated Contact Hour (ECH).

The Fine and Applied Arts Department at Parkland College seeks experienced and qualified part-time instructors for the following course:

Communication 105: Basic News Writing
Students learn basic journalism skills including techniques in news gathering, reporting, and interviewing.

*Additional compensation and workload is possible as faculty advisor and manager for the student run newspaper, Prospectus.*

Part-Time Faculty teach part-time, advise and mentor students. Preemployment criminal background check with fingerprinting required.

Information regarding department programs & majors:

Applicants must submit:

  • An online Parkland College employment application
  • Cover letter
  • Resume or CV
  • Copy of official transcript from the institution where you received your highest degree. If hired, certified official transcript is required.

Essential Job Functions
  • Performs professional duties in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the college.
  • Provides classroom instruction in accordance with the stated philosophy, objectives, and established course outlines of the college.
  • Informs students of course regulations, evaluation procedures, and other information pertinent to the course; prepares a course syllabus for each course and distributes it early in each term.
  • Is available for student advising/mentoring.
  • Maintains regular office hours to ensure availability for student consultation; provides assistance to students in a timely manner.
  • Maintains accurate scholastic records of students; submits required reports on student progress according to published deadlines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the department chair.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Communication or Journalism or a Master's in a related field with 18 graduate hours in Communication or Journalism. If hired, certified official transcript is required.
  • Ability to learn the Parkland information system and new programs as technology changes.
  • Must pass a criminal background check with fingerprinting.

Part-Time Instructors who teach at least 6 ECH:

State Universities Retirement System Pension

Absence Hours

Use of Fitness Center

Part-Time Instructors who teach 5 equated contact hours (ECH) or less:
No Benefits

01 Do you have experience teaching?

02 Describe how you will work to create a campus environment that is welcoming and inclusive.

03 Would you be interested in a substitute assignment separate or in addition to a PT teaching assignment?
  • Yes
  • No

* Required Question

Parkland College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





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Job No:
Posted: 11/3/2018
Application Due: 11/30/2018
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