Faculty, Child Development

Job description

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Position Title:

Faculty, Child Development


Social and Behavioral Sciences


Academic Affairs


Main Campus



Union/Non Union:


Full Time / Part Time? :

Full Time

Salary Range - Minimum:

Placement on salary schedule is dependent on qualifications. Qualifications include education and related work experience.

Temporary? :


Posting Date:


Closing Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email [email protected] or call (815) 280-6725.

Advertising 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!

The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings
Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)
Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:

  • Federal holidays

  • Vacation

  • Personal

  • Sick

Link to Human Resources website:


Job Details:

STATUS:Full time
DEPARTMENT: Social Behavioral Sciences
DIVISION:Arts & Sciences
REPORTS TO:Department Chair
PLACEMENT: Placement on salary schedule is dependent on qualifications.
MINIMUM PAY RATE:Qualifications include education and related work experience.

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

  • 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
  • Position Summary :

    Adapt to new and changing situations and demonstrate a positive attitude. Demonstrate respect for students; understand learning styles and apply understanding to institution-related activities; demonstrate integrity and promote diversity and open communications. Fifteen credit hours a semester constitute a standard load. Course assignments may be late afternoon, evening, Saturday, and at branch campuses or satellite centers. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College faculty contract.

    1.Fifteen (15) contact hours per semester; thirty (30) contact hours per year of assigned classes in Child Development ; five (5) office hours per week is required.
    2. Work closely with other instructors and special programs and services within the college to determine placements, curriculum, and academic support.
    3.Participate in course development, assessment, accreditation, and planning activities.
    4.Be willing to teach online and/or blended courses.
    5.Participate in appropriate departmental meetings and recruitment activities; serve on committees.
    6.Assist students with academic advising.
    7.Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning.
    8.Demonstrate strong understanding and commitment to the community college mission.
    9.Teach at other campus sites as needed.
    10.Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College faculty contract.
    11.Maintain a thorough knowledge of the subject matter necessary to teach the assigned course load and keep informed of developments in related areas.
    12.Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and community needs.
    13.Implement a teaching style and utilize instructional technologies that will best meet student needs and accomplish the objectives of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department
    14.Teach CDEV and EDUC courses for transfer and non-transfer students.
    15.Dedicate necessary attention and action to addressing teacher shortage in our area, specifically CDEV/ECE/EDUC students who represent minority groups.
    16.Assist with collecting data for APUS’s and other assessments.
    17.Participate and be an active member on the advisory committee for education and early childhood.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    1.Master’s degree in ECE, EDUC, or related, with specific coursework in ESL/ELL/SPED and ECE.
    2.Hold an ISBE (or other state) Professional Educator License.
    3.Experience teaching in public school settings, inclusive of early childhood.
    4.Experience with adult learners, college teaching and/or training.
    5.Experience working in and with diverse communities (language, culture, race, income).

    Preferred Qualifications:

    1.Hold an ISBE (or other state) Endorsement/Approval to teach ELL/Bilingual students
    2.Bilingual/Spanish speaking.
    3.Experience teaching children who are English Language Learners.
    4.Experience teaching children with disabilities.
    5.Teaching experience in early childhood through primary grades.
    6.Teaching experience at the community college level.
    7.Experience with IL Gateways Credentials and NAEYC Competencies and Standards.
    8.Experience in community engagement, working with social service agencies and school districts

    Physical Demands:

    1.Normal classroom physical demands.
    2.Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from community events.

    Working Conditions:

    1.Classroom teaching environment

    Compliance Announcement:


    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.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/4/2021
    Application Due: 3/28/2021
    Work Type: Full Time