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.
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.
Internal Number: 493276
About Harper College
Harper College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to providing excellent education at an affordable cost, promoting personal growth, enriching the local community and meeting the challenges of a global society. The specific purposes of the College are: To provide the first two years of baccalaureate education in the liberal and fine arts, the natural and social sciences and pre-professional curricula designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities; To provide educational opportunities that enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to enter a specific career; To provide continuing educational opportunities for professional job training, retraining and upgrading of skills and for personal enrichment and wellness; To provide developmental instruction for under-prepared students and educational opportunities for those who wish to improve their academic abilities and skills; To provide co-curricular opportunities that enhance the learning environment and develop the whole person. Essential to achieving these purposes are all of the College's resources, support programs and services.