Community Education Instructor
Company: Joliet Junior College
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Position Title: Community Education Instructor Job Description:
POSITION TITLE: Community Education Instructor
DEPARTMENT: Corporate and Community Services
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
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. POSITION SUMMARY A
Community Education College Instructor is an instructor hired for
an individual seminar for which he/she is qualified. The Community
Education College 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. ESSENTIAL
JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Provide instruction using
appropriate technology, appropriate and effective standards of
delivery, and a variety of methods of instruction. To create a
student-centered learning environment that is accessible to
individual learners with diverse educational needs and goals. 2.
Facilitate student learning by preparing, delivering, and assessing
learning activities that are consistent with approved course
outcomes. 3. Improve student learning by using a variety of
teaching strategies. 4. Cultivate open-minded inquiry. Encourage
thoughtful, self-reflective assessment. Promote cooperation and
mutual respect among students. 5. Provide applicable and relevant
classroom exercises. 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 1. One (1) year of
experience in the subject matter. 2. Certification, licensure,
endorsements, and related experience will be considered. 3.
Experience in instructional/classroom technology. 4. Demonstrated
commitment to teaching and learning. 5.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.
6 .Demonstrated commitment to the college's core values of respect
and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and
well-being, innovation, and quality. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 1.
Associate's Degree in Education, subject matter, or closely related
field Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from
diverse backgrounds. 2. English and Spanish verbal and written
communication proficiency. 3. Demonstrated multicultural
competence. PHYSICAL DEMANDS 1. Normal classroom physical demands.
WORKING CONDITIONS 1. Duties are performed indoors in the usual
classroom and/or lab environment. Full Time/Part Time: Part time
Union (If Applicable): Scheduled Hours: 28
Keywords: Joliet Junior College, Joliet , Community Education Instructor, Education / Teaching , Joliet, Illinois
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