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CE Writing Instructor

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Apply now Job no: 493940
Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: CE Instructor
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Pay Grade: CE Instructor
Division: Workforce Solutions
Department: Community Education

Schedule Information:  Includes evening and weekend work 

Hours per Week:  Will vary depending on students 

Benefits: N/A

Work Conditions:  Work is primarily indoors and sedentary in nature

Duties: Teach weekly classes to non-credit students and enrolled in community education classes.

Collaborate with other instructors.

Organize and maintain consistent teaching schedule.

Prepare lesson plans.

Complete student assessments.

Participate in promotions and marketing activities.

Integrate technology into the delivery of instruction.

Attend department and faculty meetings.

Supervision: Under the direct supervision of the Coordinator of the Community Music and Arts Center.

Educational Requirements:  Bachelor degree required; Master’s degree preferred.

Experience Requirements:  At least one year of successful prior teaching experience in a college or high 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, essay writing, copyediting, indexing, business writing, children literature, 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.

Must have excellent communication skills, responsive to emails, open to new ideas, self-starter and willingness to promote and market his/her own classes.

Ability to teach more than one discipline is a plus.

Ability to teach online is required.

Ability to use one or more of the virtual meeting apps such as WebEx and Zoom is required.

Experience in Blackboard is desired.

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.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

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Last Updated: 11/22/21