Adjunct Instructor, Child Development

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Posting NumberF/A140150Position TitleAdjunct Instructor, Child DevelopmentDepartmentSocial and Behavioral SciencesDivisionAcademic AffairsClassificationAdjunctUnion/Non UnionUnionFull Time / Part Time? Part TimeTemporary? No Posting Detail Information

Posting Date05/23/2018Closing Date09/30/2019Open 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, CHILDDEVELOPMENT
STATUS:Part time
DEPARTMENT:Social & Behavioral Sciences
DIVISION:Academic Affairs
CLASSIFICATION:Exempt
UNION:Adjunct Faculty
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 responsibilities.

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 faculty.

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 introductory and advanced classes in Child Development (CDEV).
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 and chair.
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.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1.Master’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education/Development or related such as Education/Human Development.
2.18 hours of graduate credit in Child Development or Early Childhood Education (birth to age eight).
3.Graduate coursework in the development and care of children of children birth to age three.
4.Work experience in the Early Care and Education field with children age three and younger.
5.Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1.Master’s Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education/Development
2.Teaching experience at the collegiate level.
3.Experience at the community college level.
4.Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.
5.Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
1.Standard classroom equipment and software.

WORKING CONDITIONS
1.Classroom teaching environment.

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:
• Satisfactory results of a background check
• Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

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

ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE
FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and
MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN “ON CAMPUS” STUDENT HOUSING

Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website :

http://jjc.edu/about/operational/campus-police/Pages/crime-statistics.aspx

along with other safety information. If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.
This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Master's Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education/Development or related such as Education/Human Development?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least 18 hours of graduate credit in Child Development or Early Childhood Education (birth to age eight)?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have graduate coursework in the development and care of children birth to age three?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have work experience in the Early Care and Education field with children age three and younger?Please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning? Please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Do you have a Master's Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education/Development?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have teaching experience at the collegiate level? Please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Do you have experience in the community college setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Do you have experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Other Document

 

 

 

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