Continuing Education, Training, and Workforce Development Instructors

Job Details

Category:: Casual
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Department:: Continuing Ed, Training and Workforce Development
Locations:: Des Plaines / Skokie, IL
Posted:: Aug 26, 2020
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Part Time Faculty
Position ID:: 124516

About Oakton Community College :


For 50 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.



Job Description:



Continuing Education, Training, and Workforce Development, which offers career training, professional development, and personal enrichment programs, is recruiting a qualified pool of instructors to provide high quality, engaging learning experiences for the community. Our instructors teach with enthusiasm and implement relevant teaching strategies to develop the skills of students. Further, it is the responsibility of instructors to support the goals of the Continuing Education division and strive to create an effective learning environment for a diverse population of students.


IMMEDIATE AREAS OF NEED:


IT Certification Training


Real Estate (e.g., broker, managing broker)


Foreign Language/Culture (e.g., Spanish, Polish, Japanese, Hebrew, Russian)




Requirements:


  • Minimum of bachelor's degree in related field
  • Relevant teaching experience
  • Experience with curriculum development preferred
  • Awareness and knowledge of student learning styles and strategies to address such variety
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use online platforms as educational tools (e.g., Google Meet, Zoom, Learning Management Systems)
  • Enthusiasm for teaching and learning of the discipline area
  • Willingness to support the goals of the Continuing Education division and create effective learning environments for diverse populations of students


Essential Functions of the Position:


Preparation of program learning activities and instructional materials (as appropriate),
Delivery of instruction, including being prepared for and meeting programs at scheduled times,


Compliance with departmental and institutional policies and procedures including but not limited to submission of midterm and final grades, and Compliance with institutional procedures.



Additional Information:


Oakton Community College Skokie Campus


Oakton Community College requires all employees to adhere to a Vaccination /Testing Mandate and Mask Requirement.

Oakton Community College does not currently have a work form home policy and employees, are required to report to campus.



Application Instructions:


For further details, visit our website at www.oakton.edu and select the Employment link to view Employment Opportunities.


Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and list of, at least, three (3) professional references with contact information prepared to submit with your application. One (1) of the references must be your most recent, direct supervisor.


Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.


Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.


Organization

With more than 2,500 course offerings each term, Oakton Community College offers a wealth of educational options in the heart of Chicago’s northern suburbs. From degree programs to non-credit career enhancement and personal enrichment courses, Oakton has something for everyone. 

Founded in 1969, Oakton is a two-year community college offering associate's degree programs and non-credit courses in northern Cook County, Illinois.

Locations
Oakton's 147-acre main campus sits in a forest preserve in Des Plaines, Illinois. A second campus in Skokie serves residents on the eastern side of the District and is home to the Art, Science, and Technology Pavilion. The College also offers continuing education classes at off-campus locations throughout the region, and many students pursue studies at home through our distance learning program.

Programs of Study
Associate's degrees in 80 areas of study prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions or to step directly into rewarding careers. Continuing education programs offer personal enrichment and career advancement opportunities through courses ranging from art to home improvement to English as a Second Language.

Faculty
Oakton's 700 full- and part-time faculty members boast top academic credentials, and their true passion is teaching. In small classes, our faculty engage students as individuals and guide their learning experience.

Students
Oakton's 46,000 credit and non-credit students represent all ages, 55 nations, and a wide range of experience. More than half come from a minority background, bringing a wealth of perspectives to campus.

Student Life
Students at Oakton participate in 50 clubs and organizations, from the Ceramics Club to Students for Social Justice, and they take a role in college governance and more through the Student Government Association and other leadership groups. A rich activities calendar offers lectures, social events, service opportunities, and more.

With a full performing arts season and a museum dedicated to the work of Chicago-area artists, Oakton Community College fosters a creative environment where the arts flourish. For students, that means opportunities to learn, create, and perform. For the community, the College offers a wide array of cultural events and opportunities to experience creativity.

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