CE Writing Instructor

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Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: CE Instructor
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Division: Workforce Solutions
Department: Continuing Education

Schedule Information:  Evening and weekend work

Hours Per Week: Varies

Benefits: N/A

Work Conditions:  Work is primarily indoors and sedentary in nature

Duties of Position: 

Teach weekly classes to non-credit students enrolled in continuing education classes

Collaborate with other instructors

Organize and maintain consistent teaching schedule

Prepare lesson plans

Complete student assessments

Participate in recruitment activities in and outside of the division

Integrate technology into the delivery of instruction

Attend department and faculty meetings

Attend other meetings when requested

Educational Requirements: Formal training and degree/s in your discipline is required with a Bachelor degree; Master's degree preferred.

Experience Requirements

1-3 years successful prior teaching experience in a college or music school setting required

Experience and passion for working with people including young children, adults, seniors and community organizations

Office experience and experience in working with the public is required

High level of proficiency in one or more of the following different writing styles: fiction, nonfiction, scriptwriting, comedy, poetry, song, professional development, technical, blog, article writing, business writing, children, creative, essay, documentary, memoir, playwriting, TV writing, etc

Ability to communicate ideas, concepts and demonstrate techniques to people of different ages, backgrounds, and experience levels

Must have a strong commitment to teaching and a genuine interest in the life-long development of individual students

Positive attitude, excellent communication skills, openness to new ideas, self-starter attitude and willingness to work with professionals in other disciplines

High standards for quality, good judgment

Ability to teach more than one discipline is a plus

Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 

* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check. 

* Employment sponsorship is not available.

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