Adjunct Faculty - Sociology

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Posting NumberF/A140036Position TitleAdjunct Faculty - SociologyDepartmentSocial & Behavioral SciencesDivisionAcademic AffairsClassificationAdjunctUnion/Non UnionUnionFull Time / Part Time? Part TimeTemporary? No Posting Detail Information

Posting Date06/30/2018Closing Date09/30/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Ongoing pool of applicants. Department will review applications when positions become available.
Unofficial transcripts MUST be attached to your online application.
Your application will not be considered for further review if your unofficial transcripts and all required documents are not attached.
Reference letters can be attached to your online application or copies e-mailed ([email protected]) or mailed (Joliet Junior College, Attn: Social/Behavioral Science Dept., 1215 Houbolt Rd., Joliet, IL 60431).
OFFICIAL transcripts REQUIRED prior to hiring. Bring OFFICIAL transcripts at time of interview.

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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!

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Job Description

STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT:Social & Behavioral Sciences
DIVISION:Academic Affairs
UNION: Adjunct Faculty
REPORTS TO:Department Chair
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.
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.

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.

1.Master’s Degree
2.18 hours of graduate credit in the discipline.
3.Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.
4.Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.

1.Master’s Degree in Sociology.
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.
6.Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee service.

1.Standard classroom equipment and software.

1.Classroom teaching environment.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Unofficial Transcripts
    Optional Documents
    1. Teaching Philosophy
    2. List of References
    3. Other Document




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