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Summer Program Instructor - Upward Bound

McHenry County College
Crystal Lake, IL, IL

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Faculty Jobs
Science & Technology, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Work Week

Up to 20 Hours | Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. as needed

Position Summary

The Instructor will provide instruction in the varied subjects, e.g., Creative Writing, Lab Science, Biology, Foreign Language, Math, VEX Robotics, STEM or related field that coordinates with high school students from 9th to 12th grades.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

  • Incorporate laboratory activities
  • Analyze student needs
  • Answer student questions and clarify areas of concern
  • Assist students with homework, projects, class assignments and college applications
  • Assist staff with college readiness workshops
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in subject area, Science, STEAM, STEM, or related field,
  • One (1) plus years work related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) skills, as well as effective organizational and time management skills
  • Must be comfortable wearing professional dress attire
  • Be sensitive to the needs of a diverse populations
  • The ability to travel to various sites as onsite support to assist the Upward Bound staff, if needed
  • Be able to pass a criminal background test
  • Be available the first week of June for a one-day training session
  • Organization


    As a leading community college and an integral part of the Illinois system of higher education, McHenry County College (MCC) is dedicated to upholding a policy of open admissions, a comprehensive program of educational offerings, and maintenance of an informal and engaging student-oriented learning environment.

    Thrive in a dedicated and innovative team environment. Enjoy a rewarding career with generous benefits. Qualified applicants who are committed to excellence are encouraged to apply.

    At a Glance

    • provides credit and noncredit educational and training opportunities as well as special events for close to 60,000 participants annually. The college serves the seventh most rapidly growing county in Illinois and offers six associate's degrees and 17 Associate of Applied Science degrees.
    • also offers free adult education.
    • promotes a wide range of high-quality learning opportunities, enabling students to meet their educational, career and personal goals close to home at an affordable price.

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