Adjunct Instructor, Human Services
Joliet Junior College
MC-Main Campus
5d ago

Position Title :

Adjunct Instructor, Social & Behavioral Sciences (Human Services)

Job Description :

POSITION TITLE : Adjunct Instructor, Human Services

STATUS : Part time

DEPARTMENT : Social & Behavioral Sciences

DIVISION : Academic Affairs


UNION : Adjunct Faculty

REPORTS TO : Department Chair


MINIMUM PAY RATE : Refer to current adjunct faculty contract

Please submit / upload : A cover letter, resume, and a copy of your unofficial transcripts.

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.


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.


1. Teach classes in appropriate instructional area.

2. Participate in annual student and chair / coordinator evaluations.

3. Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes.

4. Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff and chair.

5. Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, includingFERPA,ADA, and other regulatory legislations. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials.

6. Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college at all times.

7. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.

8. 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

1. Master’s Degree.

2. 18 hours of graduate credit in the discipline.

3. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.

4. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Master’s Degree in Human Services and / or Social Work

2. Teaching experience at the collegiate level.

3. Experience at the community college level.

4. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.

5. Experience in teaching online and / or using course management programs.

6.English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency. Demonstrated multicultural competence.

Full Time / Part Time :

Part time

Union (If Applicable) :

Scheduled Hours :

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