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Lifelong Learning Instructor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S140079
Position Title Lifelong Learning Instructor
Department Corporate and Community Services
Division Academic Affairs
Classification Non-Union
FLSA Classification Exempt
Union/Non Union Non Union
Full Time / Part Time? Part Time
Hours per week 0-28
Temporary? No

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 07/16/2014
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

Advertising Summary
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Job Description

STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT: Corporate and Community Services
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
UNION: Non-union
REPORTS TO: Coordinator, Personal Enrichment
PLACEMENT: non-credit instructor
PAY RATE: Pay rate is per hour for instruction, and the rate is determined on the subject matter.
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.
A lifelong learning community college instructor is an instructor hired for an individual seminar for which he/she is qualified. The instructor reports to the Personal Enrichment Coordinator, and provides quality instruction for the assigned courses. The instructor works with full-time staff in assessing students and following all course guidelines. Willingness to provide instructions at other campus sites is required.
1. Provide instruction using appropriate technology, appropriate and effective standards of delivery, and a variety of methods of instruction.
2. To create a student-centered learning environment that is accessible to individual learners with diverse educational needs and goals.
3. Facilitate student learning by preparing, delivering, and assessing learning activities that are consistent with approved course outcomes. Improve student learning by using a variety of teaching strategies.
4. Cultivate open-minded inquiry.
5. Encourage thoughtful, self-reflective assessment.
6. Promote cooperation and mutual respect among students.
7. Provide applicable and relevant classroom exercises.
8. Infuse multicultural and diverse perspectives into the instructional processes as appropriate, and conduct classes in a manner that demonstrates respect for individual and cultural differences.
1. One (1) year of experience in the subject matter. Certification, licensure, endorsements and related experience will be considered.
2. Experience in instructional/classroom technology.
3. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.
4. Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written English.
1. Associate’s Degree in Education, subject matter, or closely related field
2. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.
1. Normal classroom physical demands.
1. Duties are performed indoors in the usual classroom and/or lab environment.

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at”

Application Deadline: Open until filled; ongoing for a pool of applicants

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

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