ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, Specialty: Web & Digital Accessibility for Web DesignDepartment:
UnionFull Time / Part Time? :
Part TimeSalary Range - Minimum:
Refer to current adjunct faculty contractTemporary? :
06/03/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial 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)
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:
Link to Human Resources website:
- Federal holidays
POSITION TITLE:ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, Specialty: Web & Digital Accessibility for Web Design
REPORTS TO:Department Chair
MINIMUM PAY RATE:Refer to current adjunct faculty contract
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 requiresPosition Summary :
POSITION SUMMARYMinimum Qualifications:
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 ANDKEY RESPONSIBILITIES
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.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSPreferred Qualifications:
1.Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Disability Services or a related field by the time of appointment.
2.Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction in the field of web design and web accessibility.
3.Applicable and working knowledge of the following laws, compliance standards, languages: ADA, Section 504, Section 508, WAI, WCAG, WAI-ARIA, HTML5, CSS3, and similar technologies.
4.Application and working knowledge of how to convert and build fully accessible documents within Microsoft, Google, Adobe, and other similar word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software, including PDFs, EPUBs, and similar electronic publication platforms.
5.Application and working knowledge of various screen readers, assistive technologies, and accessibility validators such as SiteImprove and/or WAVE.
6.Experience in teaching higher education courses, at the collegiate level.
7.Experience in teaching online courses.
8.Experience in using/developing courses using course management programs, such as Canvas.
9.Demonstrate commitment to teaching and learning.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSPhysical Demands:
1.Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, and/or Web Development.
2.Applicable professional experience in web design, web content specialist, disability services, web /document/digital accessibility, or a related field.
3.Industry certifications such as: IAAP-CAP, IAAP-CPACC, WAS, SEO, etc.
4.Fluency in the techniques and tools used to enhance and identify successful dissemination of online content for all persons, including those who are visually, audibly, physically, and/or cognitively challenged.
5.Fundamental knowledge on the implications and advantages regarding the historical-to-present day use of technology in the workplace.
6.Knowledge of the implications and impact of social media integration into the workplace.
7.Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.
8.Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee service.
1.Standard classroom equipment and software.Working Conditions:
1.Classroom teaching environment.Compliance Announcement:
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.