Adjunct Instructor, Criminal Justice

Joliet Junior College
Joliet, IL
Closing date
Jun 28, 2022

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Adjunct Instructor, Criminal Justice*Job Description:*
POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Instructor, Criminal Justice
STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT: Social & Behavioral Sciences
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
UNION:Adjunct: Faculty
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
PLACEMENT: Adjunct 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.
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, prepare curriculum for course, 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. Maintain a thorough knowledge of the subject matter necessary to teach the assigned course load and keep informed of developments in related areas.
6. Implement a teaching style and utilize instructional technologies that will best meet student needs by accomplishing the objectives of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department.
7. Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials.
8. 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.
9. Demonstrated commitment to the college's core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation and quality.
*Minimum Qualifications*
1. Master's Degree in Criminal Justice
2. 18 hours of graduate credits in the discipline.
3. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction (Canvas)
4. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.
*Preferred Qualifications*
1.Teaching experience at the collegiate level.
2. Experience at the community college level.
3. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.
4. Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs.
5. English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency.
6. Demonstrated multicultural competence
1. Normal classroom and laboratory physical demands.
1. Classroom and laboratory teaching environment.
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Part time*Union (If Applicable):*
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