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Adjunct Faculty Credit - Mass Communication

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Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Adjunct Faculty
Salary: per adjunct faculy contract
Pay Grade: JF Adjunct Faculty
Division: Provost
Department: Liberal Arts

Starting Pay Rate:  Per Adjunct Faculty Pay Scale

Schedule Information: Days/evenings/weekends depending upon course schedule

***This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates for the above subjects. As teaching needs arise, these applications will be reviewed for possible interviews***

The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. 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. 

Job Description: Department of Communication Arts is taking applications for part-time instructors to teach courses in the areas of Mass Communication, Film, and Production.  Courses one might teach include Introduction to Mass Communication, Photo Journalism, Film History, Audio Production, Video production, Mulit-Camera Video Production, and Broadcast Graphics.

Our state-of-the-art mass communication lab includes Mac computers with the full Adobe suite, LED/bluetooth lighting, modern digital cameras, whisper room, full equipment room for student check out (cameras, stands, mics, lights…).

The instructor is responsible for facilitating the class, grading student speeches, teaching basic communication processes, and working with the faculty to develop the class and assess student work.  The instructor is also responsible for maintaining their own electronic website associated with the course (through the College's system of choice, BlackBoard).  This person should be on time, flexible, and supportive to students.

Education Requirements: Master's Degree in Mass Communication or related area required.

Experience Requirements:  Preferred: Teaching at college level, two years experience helpful.

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.

Applicable Benefits: We offer a competitive, semester by semester adjunct pay, with some tuition waivers available after 3 semesters; sick and personal business leave; and a comprehensive Adjunct Faculty Development Program. 

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: 8/19/21