CE Instructors for Occupational Safety and Health Program - Grant Funded

Harper College
Palatine, IL
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Job Details

Grant Funded Position: Yes

Schedule Information:  Part time

Hours per Week:  Hours vary ( 4-12 hours per week)

Benefits: N/A

Duties of Position: 

  • Develops, prepares, evaluates and revises course material, including presentation slides, pictures, factsheets/checklists, guides and pre and posttests, regarding  occupational safety and health program.
  • Collaborates with OSH Staff in designing and updating all course material.
  • Instruct OSH courses on current OSHA requirements and guidelines.
  • Able to teach on campus and other locations within Harper College District if required.
  • Available to instruct 2-8 hour courses when needed per client need.
  • Bi-Lingual in Spanish a plus
  • Reliable, flexible and prompt

Educational Requirements: 

  • Two (2) years successful prior teaching experience as OSHA Trainer in one or multiple disciplines.
  • Proven knowledge, ability and experience to manage and implement current OSHA grant-funded training specifications/requirements.
  • Experienced instruction practices and procedures geared toward adult learners
  • Proficient using Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Word.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with training practices involving student participation and interaction

Experience Requirements:  REQUIRED

Two (2) years proven and current OSHA instruction experience.

Experience Requirements:  PREFERRED

OSHA Certifications.

Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety and/or Certified Safety Professional (CSP).

Experience as safety manager. 

Experience in warehousing, manufacturing, metal fabrication, construction, or electrical industries.

Bi-Lingual in Spanish a plus.

Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.


Founded in 1965, William Rainey Harper College is a dynamic comprehensive community college situated on a 200-acre campus in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. The College is committed to diversity, and encourages the development of multicultural perspectives.

harper_college1.gifAnnually, the College serves approximately 25,000 students from 23 communities. Providing both transfer and career programs, Harper offers degrees and a wide range of credit, continuing education and corporate training for students of all ages and interests. In order to provide accessible higher education to all, we offer a flexible schedule of daytime, nighttime and weekend classes at our main campus and at several other sites conveniently located throughout our service area.

Harper College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and has received the coveted Bond Rating of Aaa from Moody’s Investor Service. We are committed to our Institutional Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Collaboration.

Our Vision:

William Rainey Harper College is committed to academic integrity and excellence. The College is a leader in teaching and learning, transforming lives by responding to the needs of the individual and the community.

harper_college2.jpgBenefits offered to employees include tuition reimbursement/professional expense, health/life/dental/disability insurance, participation in the State University Retirement System (SURS) and tax deferred annuity plans as well as fourteen paid holidays. Harper also offers some on-site childcare, a summer camp for children, and much more.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer that encourages applications from women, minority group members and persons with disabilities.

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