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Adjunct Faculty, English Language Instruction

College of Lake County
Grayslake, Illinois
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Posting Detail Information
Posting Number F01008
Position Title Adjunct Faculty, English Language Instruction
Internal Position Title Adjunct Faculty, English Language Instruction
Department CommArts/Hum/Fine Arts Div
Position Type Part-Time Faculty
Job Family Adjunct Faculty
Job Summary
The College of Lake County ( CLC ) is looking for an Adjunct Faculty to teach English Language Instruction.
CLC is a comprehensive community college located in northeastern Illinois committed to being an innovative educational institution providing life-changing paths for our students by offering exceptional learning experiences. CLC achieved a milestone in 2023 with its designation as a Leader College. This national recognition awarded by the Achieving the Dream Network is the result of improved student outcomes through the CLC's relentless commitment to transformational change and the implementation of innovative practices within the student success model over the past few years.
CLC aspires to be a place where every student succeeds, every employee thrives, so that every business achieves and every community grows. Our mission is to be innovative and value-driven in supporting student success through developing and encouraging employees of all backgrounds on their journey toward achieving personal and professional growth.
Required Qualification(s)
- Bachelor's degree in TEFL , TESOL , Applied Linguistics or related field.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field with a certificate in TESOL and teaching experience.
- Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, gender identities, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Desired Qualification(s)
- Master's degree in TEFL , TESOL , Applied Linguistics or related field with a certificate in TESOL and teaching experience.
- Bilingual in Spanish and English.
Posting Date 02/16/2024
Closing Date 08/11/2024
Expected Start Date 03/11/2024
Special Instructions Summary
This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates. As teaching needs arise, applications will be reviewed for possible interviews. The number of adjunct faculty hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Adjunct faculty hires and assignments are coordinated by the department chairs.
The Faculty Success Framework illustrates the fundamental elements of a faculty member's career at CLC . Its purpose is to support a culture of continual faculty development and to provide full but flexible paths for faculty to both consistently contribute to student success efforts and cultivate professional fulfillment. Our Guiding Principles for Teaching and Learning Excellence ( CLC CARES ) outline the qualities we expect CLC faculty will exemplify in their professional and pedagogical engagement with students.
Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Your application can remain under consideration for the academic year. You may check your status at any time by logging into with your username and password. Thanks for being patient with the adjunct faculty hiring process.
Pay Rate Per adjunct faculty contract.
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time
Location Grayslake
Total Hours per week Per class schedule.
Work Schedule
Per class schedule.
EEO Statement
The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities.
Software Testing Required None
Interview Process Requirements None
Summary of Essential Functions
- The instructor is responsible for creating and distributing a course syllabus, teaching all scheduled classes, and responding to and evaluating student work.
- Teach courses in subject field. Develop instructional materials. Assess student learning and assign grades. Attend required Adjunct meetings in the Fall and Spring semesters. Participate in college governance and other aspects of academic life. Maintain current knowledge of subject matter.
- Adjunct Faculty members are expected to maintain current in compliance training, including compliance under Title IX "Responsible Employee" and, if applicable, Clery Act Campus Security Authority.
- Select, prepare and maintain current curriculum, course outlines and printed and non-printed instructional materials.
- Teach courses as scheduled each academic semester.
- Provide instructional support to the students. Refer students, when appropriate, to sources of specialized services within the College.
- Provide the Division and the students a syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, attendance policies in line with those of the college, texts and readings, timelines and evaluation criteria, and any other information required by College, Division, or departmental policy.
- Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions or examinations. Provide feedback in a timely manner on student progress.
- Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles.
- Maintain office/discipline/grade/division records as required by the College.
- Be available for student consultation through phone or email.
- Use the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve and document student complaints, concerns and problems.
- Assist in developing and administering discipline-appropriate measures of student academic achievement, use departmental testing instruments as provided. Administer other instruments designed to measure student learning outcomes as requested and required by the department. Provide all results as requested.
- Conduct all classes in accordance with an established and current course syllabus and approved textbooks (and/or related instructional material). Meet all classes for the scheduled time.
- Submit all grades (mid/final) electronically prior to the required deadlines. Provide the
- Registrar appropriate grade records.
- Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course delivery.
- Revise and update course content as needed.
- Participate, when appropriate, in the formation and meetings of program advisory boards, college, division, and department committees.
- Maintain a high level of professional ethics.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate Dean.
Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher in TEFL, TESOL, Applied Linguistics or related field OR a Bachelor's degree or higher in a related field with a certificate in TESOL and teaching experience?
- Yes
- No
- * Do you have a Master's degree in TEFL, TESOL, Applied Linguistics or related field with a certificate in TESOL and teaching experience?
- Yes
- No
- * Are you bilingual and proficient in Spanish and English?
- Yes
- No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
- Resume
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
- Unofficial Transcript 2

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