Adjunct Instructor, Fire Science
Adjunct Instructor, Fire ScienceDepartment:
Health and Public ServicesDivision:
UnionFull Time / Part Time? :
Part TimeSalary Range - Minimum:
Refer to current adjunct faculty contractTemporary? :
12/20/2021Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Cover letter and resume must be attached to your application. Reference letters can be attached to application, email ([email protected]), or mailed (Emergency Services Department), Joliet Junior College 1215 Houbolt Rd. Joliet, IL 60431Advertising Summary:
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:
POSITION TITLE:ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, FIRE SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT:Health and Public Services
REPORTS TO:Program Coordinator
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 :
Requires practical application of fire service education, fire rescue procedure development and administration. 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 AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Teach introductory and advanced classes in Fire Science, Homeland Security, Emergency Management including Fire Officer I & II Curriculum.
2.Develop, coordinate and upgrade curriculum and teaching materials required by state and federal regulations for fire programs.
3.Work closely with other faculty, adjunct and special programs and services within the college to determine placement, curriculum, National Fire Academy FESHE certifications, Office of the State Fire Marshal certifications and support academic staff.
4.Participate in appropriate department meetings and recruitment activities; serve on committees as needed.
5.Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes.
6.Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff and chair.
7.Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials.
8.Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college at all times.
9.Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.
1.Associates in Fire Science or EMS with seven years experience in fire/EMS field; or Bachelors in any field with seven years experience in fire/EMS field;
2.and Certification for specific courses being taught for OSFM certification; and OSFM Instructor I or equivalent certification or teaching experience.
1.Associate in Applied Science degree preferably in Fire Science or related field
2.Prior community college and/or fire service teaching experience
3.Illinois State Fire Marshall Fire Officer I Certification
1.Standard classroom equipment and software.
2.Standard fire service activities and must be able to lift 35 pounds
1.Classroom, skills lab, and simulation teaching environment.
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 : https://jjc.edu/about-jjc/police-and-safety
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.