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Continuing Education Instructor

Triton College
River Grove, IL

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Posting Number:


Position Title:

Continuing Education Instructor

Position Type:

Adjunct Faculty


Continuing Education

Essential Function:

Directly responsible to the Department Chairperson or appropriate administrator


Education: Required professional certification, degree, or equivalent in experience


1. Utilizes active learning and student success strategies in the classroom.

2. Keeps up-to-date in teaching area/discipline including licenses, training or certificates as applicable.

3. Teaches to pre-approved course objectives.

4. Instructs students in the facts and skills pertaining to the assigned course(s).

5. Considers the general and special needs of all students, and when necessary, seeks additional help from and/or refers students to other college support services.

6. Electronically submit syllabi to appropriate department or division office.

7. Creates, updates, and distributes to all students every semester a course syllabus according to the format required by Board policy.

8. Prepares and delivers according to assigned schedule a final exam unless exception is preapproved by Dean.

9. Submits midterm enrollment verification forms and final grade reports, notices, attendance records by due dates and any other reports pertaining to assigned course within fourteen days.

10. Informs department chairperson/program coordinator and dean in writing of any pending problem the instructor is aware or should be aware of that may have a detrimental effect on department, school, or college.

11. Keeps students informed of course progress both verbally and electronically as appropriate.

12. Informs students of relevant educational and occupational opportunities.

13. Commits best resources to success of all of students by recognizing, understanding and embracing diversity.

14. Conducts classes as scheduled and approved by dean’s office.

15. Cooperates with department chairperson/program coordinator, department members, and the appropriate administrators in the development of curriculum, in the preparation and update of course syllabi, course outlines, selection of textbooks and assessment activities.

16. Welcome to attend regular department/program meetings and college meetings as available.

17. Holds office hours for students as outlined in course syllabus and in space available by college.

18. Utilizes appropriate written and oral communication skills.

19. Understands and appropriately utilizes all instructional technology as available in classrooms and labs.

20. As appropriate maintains classroom and/or lab equipment in good order and, when needed, maintains an inventory of assigned equipment and supplies.

21. When needed, recommends library books and other instructional materials and places reading materials on reserve in the library.

22. Follows Student Handbook policies and procedures.

23. Performs other duties as requested or assigned. These other duties shall be restricted to those duties which the adjunct faculty member would or should normally perform for the current semester that they are assigned.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

1. Official transcripts required prior to employment;

2. Recommended candidate for hire will be subject to pre-employment screenings;

3. Triton College is an AA/EOE

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Triton College is an institution of higher education dedicated to student success. Located 14 miles from downtown Chicago, the school offers outstanding educational value in a student-centered setting rich in academic and cultural resources, career-oriented learning opportunities, and engaging social activities.

Triton’s attractive 110-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities, thriving arts and athletics programs and a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. Our culturally diverse community of students, faculty and staff collaborates to promote integrity, open dialog, teamwork and mutual respect, while striving for excellence in all that we do.

We empower success in life-changing ways. Our degree and certificate programs feature practical courses and flexible scheduling options. Triton transfer students are readily accepted into colleges and universities nationwide. Career program students learn skills needed to succeed in a highly competitive job market that will allow them to make significant contributions to business and industry. Continuing Education students participate in courses geared toward recreation, personal enrichment, workforce development and lifelong learning.

More than 10,000 students enroll at Triton each year, yet every student receives ample individual attention in small, accessible classes. Our highly qualified faculty combines distinguished academic credentials with valuable real-world experience. Tuition is extremely affordable and financial assistance and scholarships are available.


Triton College is committed to empowering your success in life-changing ways. Our positive learning environment prepares students to effectively compete in our global economy, realize their career aspirations, and achieve personal growth.

What sets Triton College apart?


Triton College features small class sizes and a wide range of quality, real-world focused programs that provide a pathway to completing your degree at a four-year university, obtaining a well-paying job, or advancing in your career. Hands-on learning experiences in degree, certificate, continuing education, and adult education programs promote achievement.


Our faculty brings many years of professional and teaching experience to their classrooms. Placing a priority on engaging students with practical knowledge, faculty members use proven instructional methods to bring content to life. They also participate in ongoing professional development to share successful teaching approaches and best practices that will help students meet and complete course requirements.


Most four-year institutions around the country accept Triton's college credit courses as transfer credit. You can stay close to home while meeting your general education requirements at Triton, then transfer these credits to another university to complete your degree.


Triton is a vibrant and diverse community that promotes learning and achievement. State-of-the-art facilities, support services, and flexible class scheduling options provide students of all ages with opportunities and resources to excel and gain important skills for succeeding in life. Extra-curricular student clubs, organizations and activities offer many ways to get involved with our unique community on- and off-campus.


When you complete your studies at Triton, you can be confident that you will receive a positive return on your investment. Triton College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, an important distinction that employers look for when hiring prospective employees. Triton's affordable tuition offers significant annual savings compared to other colleges and universities, and financial assistance is available.

With all that Triton College has to offer, why spend more to attend college elsewhere? All the advantages you are looking for are right here!

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