Adjunct Instructor - Chemistry

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Posting NumberF/A140012Position TitleAdjunct Instructor - ChemistryDepartmentNatural Science/Physical EducationDivisionAcademic AffairsClassificationAdjunctUnion/Non UnionUnionFull Time / Part Time? Part TimeTemporary? No Posting Detail Information

Posting Date04/17/2018Closing Date10/31/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Ongoing pool of applicants. Department will review application when positions become available.

Unofficial transcript(s) MUST be attached to your online application. 2 reference letters must be attached to your online application or copies e-mailed ([email protected]) or mailed (Natural Sciences Dept., Joliet Junior College, 1215 Houbolt Rd., Joliet, IL 60431). OFFICIAL transcripts will be REQUIRED prior to hiring. Bring OFFICIAL transcripts at time of interview.

YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR FURTHER REVIEW IF YOUR UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS ARE NOT ATTACHED.

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Founded in 1901 as the nation’s first public community college, JJC’s dedication to student learning, community prosperity, and personal growth has influenced generations of students and community partners. Our six campuses and extension centers ensure accessibility and empower 30,000 students annually to improve their lives through the power of education.

Our commitment to our mission drives the change and innovation necessary to meet the evolving needs of our students, employees, and community. Our continued success is drawn from talented, diverse, and committed employees whose knowledge and passion for education create a thriving culture both in and out of the classroom.

JJC supports an inclusive and collaborative environment where everyone can learn, grow, and perform at their best. We invite you to apply your skills and experience in a way that supports excellence and rewards your contributions. Join our family and make JJC your first choice!

Link to Human Resources website

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

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR – CHEMISTRY
STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT:Natural Science/Physical Education
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 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 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 Chemistry, or closely related field with at least 18 graduate level credit hours within the area of Chemistry.
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.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply on-line at http://employment.jjc.edu

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

• Satisfactory results of a background check
• Post-offer, pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
• 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 :
www.jjc.edu/cleryreport

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 a Master's Degree in Chemistry, or closely related field with at least 18 graduate level credit hours within the area of Chemistry?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Certification or License

 

 

 

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