Position TitleInstructor, English
Internal Position TitleInstructor, English
Position TypeFull-Time Faculty
The College of Lake County is seeking a full-time, tenure track faculty member to teach English Composition courses starting in August 2020.
This position requires teaching sections of Composition I and II, as well as sections within the Accelerated Learning Program (developmental students in college composition courses). We are actively seeking a colleague with expertise in new media and/or digital writing and rhetoric.
Additionally, the Department offers courses in developmental reading and writing, creative writing, and literature. Other responsibilities include academic advisement, curriculum development, recruitment and retention, as well as service on college and department committees.
Teaching assignments may include various delivery modes, such as face-to-face, online, and hybrid formats during days, evenings and weekends.
The College of Lake County (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. The college is widely recognized for student success, business and community partnerships, and for the achievements of our faculty, staff and alumni.
Mission: The College of Lake County is a comprehensive community college committed to equitable, high-quality education, cultural enrichment and partnerships to advance the diverse communities it serves.
Vision: The College of Lake County is a leader in providing innovative education and workforce solutions.
Values: Excellence, Purpose, Integrity, Compassion, Unity and Inclusion
College of Lake County is committed to a diverse workforce that represents our student body. Our search process is designed to promote increasing the diversity of our full-time faculty. Search committee members are committed to diversity and this serves as the basis of a successful search at CLC.
M.A., M.F.A., or higher in English, Composition and Rhetoric, Writing, Reading, Literacy, Literature, Creative Writing, Linguistics, or Secondary English Education.
A commitment to the community college mission and to working with diverse student populations. Demonstrated success and academic experiences with diverse populations and diverse teaching methods. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Willingness to be an active colleague in the life and work of the department.
Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, 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.
Competency in technologies commonly used in college-level instruction.
Demonstrated success and experience teaching at the community college level, and commitment to teaching first-year composition.
Coursework, training and/or teaching experience in new media or digital writing and rhetoric.
Commitment to teaching developmental reading and writing.
Demonstrated effectiveness teaching or working with a diverse population.
Experience teaching in online and blended learning environments.
Bilingual in Spanish and English.
Expected Start Date08/10/2020
Special Instructions Summary
Applicants selected for an interview will be required to submit a minimum of three (3) letters of recommendation.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with priority consideration given to applications completed by February 14, 2020. Additional completed applications may be considered after February 14, 2020.
This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position. Salary placement is commensurate with education and experience. The minimum 2020 – 2021 academic year (Fall & Spring Semester) base salary range is $59,807 with a master’s degree to $75,944 with a doctorate in the subject field. Optional contract for the summer session offers potential for significantly greater earnings.
Faculty may be assigned to any of the three CLC campuses; Grayslake, Lakeshore or Southlake. New faculty hires are required to attend orientation the week prior to the start date of August 17, 2020.
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA.
Pay RatePer faculty contract.
Total Hours per weekFifteen (15) load hours and ten (10) office hours.
Varies according to course schedule. Ability to teach days, evening and weekends as determined by the needs of the program in any given semester. Ability to teach at all campus locations as needed (Grayslake, Lakeshore or Southlake).
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. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V
Software Testing RequiredNone
Interview Process RequirementsPresentation, Portfolio