Vocational Skills Lecturer - COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Apply now Job no: 493853
Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: CE Instructor
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Division: Provost
Department: Career & Technical Programs

Schedule Information:  Day and/or evening part-time teaching positions, based on enrollment.

Your application can remain "Under Review by Committee" for 18 months.  You may check your status at any time by logging into jobs.harpercollege.edu with your username and password.

Benefits:  N/A This position is not SURS eligible.

Duties of Position:   

  • Conduct online training for COVID-19 Contact Tracing and related subject areas

  • Evaluate student performance and record grades

  • Ensure students who successfully complete course receive digital badge

  • Support the development of related Continuing Professional Education courses

The COVID-19 Contact Tracing course is designed to provide students with the tools and resources needed to become a COVID-19 contact tracer. Instructions will be delivered through our online learning platform, Blackboard. Each week the student will complete a new module. Upon successful completion of all course modules, student will be prepared to engage in contact tracing. Achieving a passing grade on the post-test evaluation is also required. This course complies with all Center for Disease Control COVID-19 Contact Tracing guidelines and covers terminology, principles and protocols of contact tracing, strategies to prevent the spread of COVID-19, congregate living facilities, jurisdiction-specific protocols, protecting health information, assessment, monitoring and data management.

The Career and Technical Programs department offers non-transferable credit courses in career development, computer training and healthcare through Continuing Professional Education (CPE). CPE courses are short-term training and are completed within one semester. We continually accept proposals for new courses leading to a career. 

Educational Requirements:  A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required with focused study in public health, infectious disease prevention, epidemiology, biology or a related field. A master's degree is preferred.

Experience Requirements: Experience in public health and contact tracing is preferred, as well as experience teaching adults.

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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