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Adjunct Faculty - Basic Nutrition

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Ongoing pool of applicants. Department will review applications when positions become available. Unofficial transcript(s) MUST be attached to your online application. Your application will not be considered for further review if your unofficial transcripts and all required documents are not attached. Reference letters and current IL Licensure as Registered Dietitian can be attached to your online application or copies e-mailed (tmccomb@jjc.edu) or mailed (Joliet Junior College, Attn: Nursing Dept., 1215 Houbolt Rd., Joliet, IL 60431). OFFICIAL transcripts REQUIRED prior to hiring. Bring OFFICIAL transcripts at time of interview.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number F/A140035
Position Title Adjunct Faculty - Basic Nutrition
Department Nursing, Allied Health, & Emergency Services
Division Academic Affairs
Classification Adjunct
Union/Non Union
Full Time / Part Time? Part Time
Temporary? No

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 06/01/2016
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Ongoing pool of applicants. Department will review applications when positions become available.
Unofficial transcript(s) MUST be attached to your online application.
Your application will not be considered for further review if your unofficial transcripts and all required documents are not attached.
Reference letters and current IL Licensure as Registered Dietitian can be attached to your online application or copies e-mailed (tmccomb@jjc.edu) or mailed (Joliet Junior College, Attn: Nursing Dept., 1215 Houbolt Rd., Joliet, IL 60431).
OFFICIAL transcripts REQUIRED prior to hiring.
Bring OFFICIAL transcripts at time of interview.

Advertising Summary
Link to Human Resources website

http://www.jjc.edu/about/operational/human-resources/Pages/default.aspx

Job Description

POSITION TITLE: ADJUNCT FACULTY
BASIC NUTRITION
STATUS: Adjunct
DEPARTMENT: Nursing, Allied Health,
& Emergency Services
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
UNION: Adjunct if teaches required
credit hours
CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
PLACEMENT: Faculty
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Refer to current adjunct faculty contract

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.

POSITION SUMMARY
Adapt to new and changing situations and demonstrate a positive attitude. Demonstrate respect for students; understand learning styles and apply understanding to institution-related activities; demonstrate integrity and promote diversity and open communications. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract. Course assignments may be late afternoon, evening, Saturday, and at branch campuses or satellite centers.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Teach introductory classes in basic nutrition.
2. Participate in course development, assessment, accreditation, and planning activities.
3. Be willing to teach online and/or blended courses.
4. Participate in appropriate departmental meetings and recruitment activities.
5. Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes.
6. Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff and chair.
7. Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning.
8. Possess and maintain a thorough knowledge of the subject matter necessary to the assigned course load; and keep informed of current trends in the field of nutrition.
9. Demonstrate strong understanding and commitment to the community college mission.
10. Teach classes during non-traditional times (evenings and weekends) and at other campus sites as needed.
11. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.
12. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1. Master’s Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, or related field.
2. Current Illinois Licensure as Registered Dietitian.
3. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1. Teaching experience at the collegiate level.
2. Experience at the community college level.
3. Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs.
4. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
1. Standard classroom equipment and software.

WORKING CONDITIONS
1. Classroom teaching environment.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Apply online at http://employment.jjc.edu

An equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Certification or License
  2. List of References