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Adjunct, Humanities-Latin American

Employer
Morton College
Location
Cicero, IL

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literature
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Adjunct, Humanities-Latin American

Reports To and Evaluated by:

Department Chair, Dean's Office

Required Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in the humanities, with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the discipline. Excellent analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communications skills, as well as basic computer literacy.

Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, responsibility, tolerance, respect, and truth.

Preferred Qualifications:

Academic preparation and teaching experience in humanitiesand/or fine arts (such as art history, theater, music, philosophy,and/or Latin American studies). 3 years of Community College or University teaching experience preferred. Experience workingwith culturally diverse students. Ability to use technology toenhance teaching and learning

Job Summary:

The Adjunct instructor will teach Humanities courses such as Latin American Culture, to a diverse student population. These courses will/can be offered during the day and evenings, and weekends. The instructor may participate on committees and perform other duties related to teaching at a community college. The instructor must stay abreast of ongoing developments, trends, and issues in instruction in the community college environment. The responsibilities and duties of the instructor may change as the needs of the college arise.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Utilize departmental syllabus template, approved textbooks, and supplemental course materials.
  • Submit personalized course syllabus to Deans’ Office in electronic format one (1) week prior to course start date.
  • Distribute and review comprehensive course syllabus to students no later than the first week of the course.
  • Receive, understand, and follow Course Data Form as distributed by Deans’ Office.
  • Adhere to printed course schedule meeting times and locations.
  • Obtain prior approval for any substitute teachers or guest speakers from Deans’ Office.
  • Maintain grade book in electronic or hard copy format.
  • Take and record student Attendance each day.
  • Submit accurate and certified Tenth (10th) Day Attendance Verification and Mid-Semester Class Roster or other report to Deans’ Office.
  • Give final exam at the time and date indicated on the college’s Final Exam Schedule.
  • Respond to e-mails from students, staff, and college administrators in a timely manner while classes are in session using assigned college designated e-mail.
  • Check assigned college mailbox regularly.

Salary Range:

Per CBA

Posting Number:

ADJ00141PU

Desired Start Date:

08/17/2023

Open Date:

07/26/2023

Open Until Filled:

No

Organization

Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near western suburbs which were a national hub of economic activity.

As a comprehensive community college, recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life long learning.

Goals:

Maximize the College's resources to support student learning.

Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning to discover new ways to help students succeed.

Develop responsive curricula and programs to serve community needs.

Encourage community families to embrace the educational opportunities Morton College provides.

Employment at Morton

Morton College has the distinction of being the second oldest comprehensive community college in Illinois. The pioneering spirit that established this learning community continues to drive Morton today as a Hispanic Serving Institution for Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other communities.

Morton College is located in Cicero, a western border suburb of Chicago, only eight miles from the heart of the business and cultural center of this great midwestern city. Chicago offers a complete array of entertainment venues, including six major professional sports teams plus the beautiful Lake Michigan recreational area.

As an institution of higher education, Morton College is committed to the development of its employees and encourages them to participate in life-long learning activities.

Morton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or physical handicap in its educational, admissions, or employment practices.

Company info
Website
Telephone
708-656-8000
Location
3801 S. Central Ave
Cicero
IL
60804
US

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