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Instructor of Adult Basic Education - Spring 2022

Employer
Elgin Community College
Location
Elgin, IL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
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Job Details

Job no: 493852
Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Mid-Level
Categories: Full-time Faculty
Role: Professor I of Adult Basic Education

As a result of the Covid-19 Delta Variant, the Governor of the State of Illinois has issued Executive Order 2021-20 (Covid-19 Executive Order No. 87), to include mandatory COVID vaccines or submission to weekly testing for higher education faculty, personnel, and college students, as well as issuing an indoor mask mandate for all. By choosing to apply, I acknowledge and understand that upon employment, Elgin Community College (ECC) may require proof of vaccination or weekly testing as required by this mandate.

About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Successful candidates for this position must work in the state of Illinois.

Rate of Pay:

Commensurate with education and experience.

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Grant Funded:

No

Job Summary:

Full-time teaching faculty instruct students and evaluate their progress to facilitate students in attaining their educational goals.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Bachelor’s degree in the discipline or in a related discipline

One year teaching experience in the discipline or in a related discipline

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Master’s degree in the discipline or in a related discipline

Three years’ teaching experience in higher/adult education

ABE/ASE content standards trained

Familiarity with ICCB adult education grants and programs

Experience using content management systems

Experience integrating technology into the classroom

Experience teaching in multiple instructional formats (in-person, hybrid, synchronous, asynchronous)

Experience providing professional development and informal mentoring to colleagues

Experience in curriculum development and material selection

Experience with course and program assessment

Essential Duties:

Deliver Instruction
1) Conduct assigned classes and/or labs
2) Prepare lessons
3) Provide course syllabus (which shall include course information, grading standards, attendance policies, classroom behavioral expectations, and course outline)
4) Utilize learning outcomes assessment and measures to improve learning/instruction
If a lab is involved:
5) Prepare labs
6) Enforce lab safety procedures

Evaluate Student Progress
1) Keep accurate record of student performance
2) Provide students with timely feedback

Provide Student Assistance
1) Maintain office hours and voice-mail/e-mail communication
2) Give career and academic advice
3) Refer students to student support services
4) Accommodate special needs students

Develop Curriculum
1) Review/select textbooks and instructional materials
2) Develop/revise courses
3) Develop/revise degree/certificate programs
4) Review/revise course outlines
5) Participate in articulation of courses/programs

If occupational program is involved:
6) Consult with advisory committees

Participate in Professional Development
1) Keep current on research and technologies in assigned specialties
2) Participate in professional growth activities
3) Participate in professional organizations

Participate in Departmental/Institutional Routines
1) Assist in scheduling of classes
2) Assist in setting departmental goals, learning outcomes and selection of textbooks
3) Participate in assessment of student learning outcomes at the college, program and course-level
4) Assist in assessing new equipment and/or supplies
5) Serve on standing committees
6) Serve on ad hoc committees (for example, search, college task-force, or instructional area committees)
7) Participate in program review
8) Comply with registration/records procedures
9) Verify student enrollment
10) Attend College-wide faculty meetings
11) Serve on non-tenure faculty evaluation committees in accordance with the agreed upon Faculty Evaluation Handbook
12) Complete the requirements of the evaluation process

Other Duties:

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of this position but it is not intended to be exhaustive.

Physical Demands:

Sedentary (up to 10 lbs occasionally, sitting most of the time)

Visual Acuity:

Close visual acuity (e.g. computer, assembly)

Work Environment:

Moderate noise

Environmental Conditions:

Typical office or administrative

Current SSECCA Union Member Information:

The initial posting date is 08/19/2021. Elgin Community College Support Staff of Elgin Community College Association (SSECCA) members that apply by 08/26/2021 and meet the posted minimum qualifications will receive full consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Advertised: August 19, 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled

Organization

Working at Elgin Community College 

Elgin Community College offers 2,000 courses to choose from and services that fit the lifestyles of busy adult learners. Every semester, 6,000 returning adult students take classes at ECC. Their average age is 28, and 80 percent of them are taking one or two courses per semester.

ECC is in the education and training business which means better business for employers and employees. ECC offers relevant and economical professional continuing education, custom business training, and services forsmall business through the corporate and continuing education division of ECC. Students can select from an array of exciting and in-demand topics that allow them to gain the confidence to embark on a new career, start a small businesses, or convert a personal interest into a paid endeavor. Skilled, professional sales representatives work directly with companies and area employers to assure that presentations developed are custom designed. Instructors with real-world know-how, experienced at working with adults, teach the classes. Applicable state training incentives are used to keep programs cost-effective.

Locations

ECC Campus: Thirteen buildings grace a picturesque 217-acre campus. It's a modern network of buildings where learning is enhanced by the latest equipment, Internet and wireless access and computer instruction across the curricula. ECC is outfitted for the future and continues to grow to meet the ever-changing needs of our students.

Streamwood Center: In 1998, the college and Village of Streamwood remodeled the lower level of Village Hall to include computer and general purpose classrooms. Classes offered there make it easier for those who live in the eastern portions of ECC’s district to attend college.

Satelitte Campuses: ECC holds classes throughout the northwest suburbs at off-campus locations scattered across the district. Whether it is a medical center where ECC nursing students assist in patient care, a fire station where students transform into prospective lifesavers, or a nearby forest preserve where bird watching takes over on Saturday mornings, ECC classes are somewhere nearby.

Employment at ECC

ECC provides a work environment that is characterized by the shared values of excellence, freedom of inquiry, equity, ethical practices, accountability, respect for diversity and community engagement. 

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