Adjunct Instructor - Sociology

Olive-Harvey College
Apr 19, 2019
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Sociology
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College
Duties and Responsibilities




Olive-Harvey College is currently seeking an adjunct instructor to teach Sociology during the fall 2019 semester. If you have passion for teaching and learning, and are committed to the mission of the community college, consider joining our team. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using effective teaching strategies that meet students’ diverse needs and engage the student in critical thinking and problem-solving.



  • Design courses to meet learning outcomes, and promote students’ active participation in their own learning.
  • Create an effective learning environment that fosters students’ intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies.
  • Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.
  • Help students reach their academic, personal and career goals and foster a safe environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every student’s ability to learn.
  • Contribute to and provide leadership in the student’s academic and professional communities, and promote collaboration and teamwork among members of these communities.

  • M.A. in Sociology
  • Knowledge of Brightspace Learning Management System, preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with diverse group of staff and students required
  • Experience with a diverse, multi-lingual student population is desired, as is a commitment to the open access mission of the community college.
All interested candidates, including current City College of Chicago employees, must submit the following documents for review:

  • A letter of interest
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy
  • A legible copy of college transcripts (Unofficial transcripts initially accepted, official transcripts must be provided at time of interview.)

 We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!

Job: Adjunct
Primary Location: Olive-Harvey College
Job Posting: Apr 17, 2019, 4:08:06 PM

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