Adjunct Instructor, Art

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Posting NumberF/A140146Position TitleAdjunct Instructor, ArtDepartmentFine ArtsDivisionAcademic AffairsClassificationAdjunctUnion/Non UnionUnionFull Time / Part Time? Part TimeTemporary? No Posting Detail Information

Posting Date04/25/2018Closing Date07/31/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check
• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Advertising Summary

Would you like to work for one of the first choices of employment?

Do you want to be part of a strategic organization?

One that prides itself on educating our future workforce.

Tucked in the middle of a wildlife preserve, bridging the banks of a lake and surrounded by its own Arboretum, Joliet Junior College is an educational community that embraces diversity and promotes personal growth. Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse faculty and staff is the cornerstone of JJC’s commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace. The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)

•Medical
•Dental
•Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings

Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)

Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:

•Federal holidays
•Vacation
•Personal
•Sick

Link to Human Resources website

http://www.jjc.edu/about-jjc/college-leadership/administration/human-resources

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, ART
STATUS:Part time
DEPARTMENT: Fine Arts
DIVISION:Academic Affairs
CLASSIFICATION:Exempt
UNION:Adjunct
REPORTS TO:Department Chair
PLACEMENT: Faculty
MINIMUM PAY RATE:Refer to current adjunct faculty contract

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.

POSITION SUMMARY

An adjunct community college instructor is an instructor hired for one semester to teach one or more courses for which he/she is qualified to teach. The adjunct instructor reports to the appropriate Instructional Coordinator and/or Department Chair; provides quality instruction for the assigned courses. The instructor works with full-time faculty 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.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES ANDKEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Teach classes in appropriate instructional area. 

2.Participate in annual student and chair/coordinator evaluations.
3.Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and 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.
5.Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials.
6.Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college at all times.
7.Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.
8.Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1.Master’s Degree in Art, Art History or Master’s of Fine Arts (MFA).
2.Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.
3.Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1.Teaching experience at the collegiate level.
2.Experience at the community college level.
3.Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.
4.Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs.
5.Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee service.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
1.Standard classroom equipment and software.

WORKING CONDITIONS
1.Classroom teaching environment.

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a Master’s Degree (or higher) in Art, Art History or Master’s of Fine Arts (MFA).
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

 

 

 

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