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Adjunct Instructor, Nursing Education

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Cover letter and resume MUST be attached to your application. Reference letter can be attached to application, e-mail (, or mailed (Nursing/Allied Health Dept., Joliet Junior College, 1215 Houbolt Rd., Joliet, IL 60431).

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number F/A140046
Position Title Adjunct Instructor, Nursing Education
Department Nursing
Division Academic Affairs
Classification Adjunct
Union/Non Union Union
Full Time / Part Time? Part Time
Temporary? Yes

Posting Detail Information

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

Cover letter and resume MUST be attached to your application. Reference letter can be attached to application, e-mail (, or mailed (Nursing/Allied Health Dept., Joliet Junior College, 1215 Houbolt Rd., Joliet, IL 60431).

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Job Description


STATUS: Adjunct
DEPARTMENT: Nursing, Allied Health, & Emergency Services
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
UNION: Adjunct
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
MINIMUM PAY RATE: in accordance with 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.
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.
1. Teach introductory and advanced classes in nursing practicum.
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.
5. Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning.
6. 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 nursing and health care.
7. Demonstrate strong understanding and commitment to the community college mission.
8. Teach classes during non-traditional times (evenings and weekends) and at clinical and other campus sites as needed.
9. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.
10. Perform other duties as assigned.

1. Master’s Degree in Nursing.
2. Current Illinois Licensure as R.N.
3. Recent work experience in nursing
4. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.
5. Ability to work evenings.
6. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

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.

1. Standard classroom equipment and software.
2. Standard hospital equipment and software.

1. Classroom, skills lab, and simulation teaching environment.
2. Clinical/hospital units.


Application Deadline: Open until filled

Joliet Junior College is 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
  4. Certification or License
  5. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document