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Adjunct Instructor, Anthropology

Employer
Joliet Junior College, IL
Location
Downtown Joliet, Illinois
Closing date
Jul 19, 2024

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Position Type
Research Scientist / Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic
Position Title:

Adjunct Instructor, Anthropology

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POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Instructor, Anthropology

STATUS: Part time (During the Day Face to Face)

DEPARTMENT: Social & Behavioral Sciences

DIVISION: Academic Affairs

CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

UNION: Adjunct Faculty

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 responsibilities.

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 faculty.

POSITION SUMMARY

An adjunct community college instructor is an instructor hired for one semester to teach one or more courses for which he/she is qualified to teach. The adjunct instructor reports to the appropriate Instructional Coordinator and/or Department Chair; provides quality instruction for the assigned courses. The instructor works with full-time faculty in assessing students and following all course guidelines. Willingness to teach at other campus sites is required. Adjunct instructors may submit preferences for locations and loads. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Must be available to teach during the day, face to face.

  • 2.Teach classes in appropriate instructional area .
  • Participate in annual student and chair/coordinator evaluations.
  • Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes.
  • Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff and chair.
  • Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials.
  • Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college at all times.
  • Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.

  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree.
  • 18 hours of graduate credit in Anthropology.
  • Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the college's core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation and quality.

  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Anthropology
  • Teaching experience at the collegiate level.
  • Experience at the community college level.
  • Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.
  • English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency.
  • Demonstrated multicultural competence.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Standard classroom equipment and software.

  • WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Classroom teaching environment.
  • Day Shift Hours

  • PLEASE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WITH YOUR APPLICATION :
    • Resume
    • A cover letter with your interest in being considered for the position.
    • Unofficial Transcripts (must be included)

    Full Time/Part Time:

    Part time

    Union (If Applicable):

    Scheduled Hours:

    40

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