Instructor, (SILP) Self Instructional Language Program

Joliet Junior College
Main Campus, Joliet, IL

View more

Faculty Jobs
Education, Curriculum & Instruction
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Position Title:

Instructor, (SILP) Self Instructional Language Program

Job Description:

POSITION: SILP (Self-Instructional Language Program), Instructor
STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT: English, Philosophy, and World Languages
DIVISION: Arts and Sciences
UNION: Non-Union
PLACEMENT: Adjunct Faculty
REPORTS TO: Department Chair, English, Philosophy, and World Languages

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff

SILP Tutor-instructors are generally native speakers with experience in language teaching who bring to the classroom a wealth of cultural and linguistic knowledge. Their role is to provide communicative opportunities to the students, and to create a self-guided environment for students to work on their language learning.


1. Meet with students in small group sessions as assigned

2. Reinforce conversational skills through various language pattern drills

3. Drill dialogues and exercises (pre-learned by the students)

4. Correct students’ errors

5. Strengthen the comprehension ability of students when practicing conversational drills

6. Be a useful aid to the student in the study of the language


1. Native fluency in the language to be taught


1. Experience teaching the language to be taught or prior work experience in an educational environment

Full Time/Part Time:

Part time

Union (If Applicable):

Scheduled Hours:



Working at Joliet Junior College 

Joliet Junior College, the nation's first public community college, offers pre-baccalaureate programs for students planning to transfer to a four-year university. A comprehensive community college, JJC also provides occupational education leading directly to employment, adult education and literacy programs, workforce development services, and student support services.

Tucked in the middle of a wildlife preserve, bridging the banks of a lake and surrounded by its own Arboretum, Joliet Junior College is an educational community that embraces diversity and promotes personal growth. Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse personnel is the cornerstone of JJC's commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace. The College supports this commitment by providing personnel with excellent terms and conditions of employment, outstanding health and welfare benefits and programs for a secure retirement.

JJC employees work in a wide variety of roles within the college, including faculty, support staff, and administrative positions. With such a diverse range of professions, JJC ensures that a wealth of development opportunities is available to employees. From personal growth, career advancement, and a dynamic and rewarding work atmosphere, employees have the resources they need to achieve a successful and fulfilling career at JJC.

Joliet Junior College's open search procedures allow us to find the best available candidates for positions and to provide a balanced workforce to reflect the ethnic composition of the District we serve.

Find Us
1215 Houbolt Rd

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert