ADJUNCT FACULTY, Adult Basic Education/GED Prep.
College of DuPage - Glen Ellyn, IL
This is a standing position announcement. Should an opening become available that matches your qualifications and experience, you will be contacted by the Associate Dean of the division.

Teaching at the College of DuPage is enhanced and enlivened through instructional support of faculty creatively engaging in instructional development, research to improve student learning and remaining current in career field.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. College of DuPage is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its faculty.

DUTIES OF POSITION:
To provide instruction to Adult Basic Education students and students preparing for the GED ® exam, evaluate students’ progress, and help students achieve their educational goals. Adult Basic Education adjunct faculty teach ICCB approved courses that develop students’ reading, writing, math and critical thinking skills.

  • Prepare and teach assigned courses following approved ICCB course curriculum.
  • Submit a current Student Course Syllabus following the college guidelines.
  • Assist students to develop Individual Educational and Employment Plan (IEEP).
  • Monitor student progress toward attaining learning outcomes and professional goals stated on the IEEP.
  • Provide timely feedback to students, refer students to support services and accommodate students with special needs.
  • Maintain student attendance, performance and enrollment statistics.
  • Effectively retain students within the program.
  • Pre/Post test all students using appropriate ICCB approved test/s.
  • Comply with all ICCB, departmental and institutional requirements related to grant, department, and institutional records and reports.
  • Complete Department orientation requirements.
  • Attend required staff meetings and earn a minimum of 8 credits of professional development hours each year.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • SUPERVISION:

    Received by Employee:
    Reports to the Program Manager, ABE/GED/ESL
    Exercised by Employee:

    EDUCATION:

    Required:
    B.A. in Education, English, Reading, Math or related discipline.
    Preferred: Masters degree in Education, English, Reading or related discipline.

    EXPERIENCE:

    Required:
  • Three years teaching experience in Adult Education discipline or approved alternate discipline.
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated teaching skills.
  • Curriculum development experience preferred.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Evidence of skills in use of Instructional Technology.
  • Experience applying adult learning methodology.
  • Respect for diverse adult learners, cross cultural sensitivity, and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to present a positive and professional image when representing the college.
  • Willingness to teach at on/off campus and community locations; seven days a week; morning or evenings; 12 months a year.
  • Bilingual, intercultural skills preferred.

  • Preferred:

    EQUIPMENT AND/OR MACHINES USED:

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Range: Factor:

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