Adjunct Faculty, Humanities

Prairie State College
Chicago Heights, IL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

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Adjunct Faculty

Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty, Humanities

Position Type:

Adjunct Faculty

Status of Position:

Adjunct Faculty



Position Summary:

We are seeking experienced adjunct faculty to teach a general education college-level Humanities course in person on campus starting fall 2022. Successful candidates will have a desire to engage a diverse student population in the study of world religions.

Course open for fall 2022:HUMAN 101 Comparative Religions (in person, on campus)

More information about this course can be found at the Humanities Department website @ contact Professor George Streeter: [email protected]

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Humanities, Philosophy, or Literature or a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in a Humanities disciplineExcellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skillsCommitment to the mission of community colleges

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching a variety of humanities coursesTeaching experience at the community college levelExperience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgroundsGraduate work beyond the Master’s

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applications must be submitted electronically. llinois Governor Pritzker’s executive order to mandate COVID-19 vaccination and/or weekly testing on college campuses became effective Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. This mandate includes higher education personnel and students of Prairie State College.



Prairie State College is a richly diverse community college located 30 minutes south of Chicago. The College serves over 5,000 students through its credit programs and offers a wide range of associate degrees and certificates, all of which feature student-centered instruction. In addition, the College offers workforce education, ESL and GED programs, and continuing, corporate and professional education. prairie_state_college1.jpg

Our 37-acre campus in Chicago Heights features “smart” classrooms, modern laboratories, a Business and Community Education Center, an Adult Education Outreach Center, and a spacious new Fitness Complex. In order to meet community needs, courses are also offered at our Matteson Area Center and at local businesses, community centers, and schools.

prairie_state_college2.jpgThe College provides a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement for administrators and staff, free courses in our Fitness Center, and an optional 403(b) plan in addition to a comprehensive retirement plan through the State University Retirement System. Employees can enroll their children in our state-of-the-art Children’s Learning Center for a modest fee.



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