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***
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The Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography Program is seeking adjunct faculty to teach select clinical courses: DCS 230: Cardiac Sonography Clinical Summer 2022. Hours TBA. .25 contact hour per student enrolled in the course.
Instructors must be familiar with the program goals and be able to develop and deliver an organized plan of instruction and evaluation, and have appropriate credentials for the learning areas they teach. Instructors are responsible for effectively delivering appropriate content, evaluating students, reporting progress, and for the periodic review and updating of course material.
Maintains the highest possible standards of instruction by:
Planning each course and adhering to course objectives.
Preparing and filing current course outlines with the Program Coordinator and Division.
Utilizing the full class time assigned, meeting all classes as scheduled.
Utilizing applicable resources: texts, audio-visual aids, testing, web management systems and applications, and community resources if applicable.
Keeping abreast of new information in one’s teaching field, integrating it where appropriate into his or her instruction.
Being aware of new developments in learning theory and applying them to the instructional process.
Comparing course content to that of similar courses in other schools.
Teaches courses in accordance with their description as published. Course outline/objectives must be approved by the Program Coordinator/Division Dean.
Carries out his or her responsibilities as outlined in the program student handbook, laboratory, and clinical manual as applicable.
Informs students of the means and the times they are available for student consultation.
Demonstrates concern for the student in all aspects of education, e.g. motivating the student to the best possible adjustment; interpreting the student’s responsibilities to instructors, to the College, to society and to oneself; discussing student problems when appropriate with designated college personnel with a view toward the improvement of learning.
Maintains accurate attendance and academic records of students enrolled in class and submits required reports to the Registrar’s Office, Division office, and program coordinator.
Cooperates with Student Affairs in identifying students who are academically deficient and in need of student development or who need special consideration for other than academic deficiencies.
Meets with the program coordinator initially and periodically to discuss course outlines, goals, preparation for teaching to ensure that the goals of the course and the quality of instruction are maintained during said course.
Recommends textbook/resource changes and improvements in curriculum in consultation Program Coordinator/Division Dean.
Reports all irregularities, questions or problems concerning instruction to the Program Coordinator/Division Dean.
Is familiar with the objectives of the community college as a part of higher education in Illinois and the nation and practices and interprets these objectives to students, parents, colleagues and the community.
Other reasonable tasks as assigned by Program Coordinator/Division Dean.
Education/Experience Requirements: Instructors teaching lab or intro to clinical courses:
Bachelor's degree with two years clinical experience in content area OR Associate’s degree with 5 years tested clinical experience in content area. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
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 Harper tuition waivers, sick/personal business leave, and a comprehensive Adjunct Faculty Professional 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.
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.