Company Name:

Elgin Community College

Location:

Elgin, Illinois

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Other

Industry:

Other

Date Posted:

November 17, 2017

Topics in Art Instructor (Upward Bound)

## Function
Upward Bound instructors have the responsibility to develop curriculum in their area of expertise that will provide instruction as well as enrichment experiences for participants. Instructors are expected to provide a positive learning environment, serve as positive role models, and be supportive of the Upward Bound objectives. The instructors report to the Assistant Director/Academic Coordinator.
## Essential Responsibilities
JOB/TASKS/ELEMENTS
Deliver Instruction
1) Conduct assigned classes and/or labs
2) Prepare lessons
3) Provide course syllabus (COL 101 Instructors use a common syllabus format which shall include grading standards, attendance policies, classroom behavioral expectations, and course outline)
4) Utilize learning outcomes assessment and measures to improve learning/instruction
Evaluate Student Progress
1) Keep accurate record of student performance
2) Provide students with timely feedback
Provide Student Assistance
1) Provide Voice-Mail/e-mail communication
2) Give career and academic advice
3) Refer students to appropriate student support services
4) Follow up with students to foster connections
5) Accommodate special needs students
Participate in Departmental/Institutional Routines
1) Participate in program review, instructor meetings, and other efforts to improve course
2) Comply with registration/records procedures
3) Verify student enrollment
4) Participate in assessment of student learning outcomes at the course-level
INSTRUCTOR EXPECTATIONS
1) Follow the course objectives
a. Students will gain self-awareness and self-confidence
b. Students will demonstrate resourcefulness in navigating the college and take responsibility for their learning.
c. Students will develop social awareness and recognize the importance of student engagement to their college success.
2) Nurture and empower students in their first year
3) Promote student engagement by employing learner-centered strategies, making personal connections and referring students in need
4) Willing to participate in professional development opportunities to strengthen and a learner-centered approach as well as opportunities to explore the course objectives
5) Collaborate to improve the course
6) Keep informed on college initiatives, activities and events
7) Utilize a common syllabus
8) Engage in student learning outcome assessment protocols
9) Utilize Course Management Systems for delivery of course materials (Desire to Learn/D2L)
## Other Responsibilities
1) Develop course syllabus
2) Develop course curriculum
3) Provide instruction as assigned
4) Evaluate each participant's performance
5) Attend Upward Bound staff meetings and Upward Bound in service training
6) Maintain accurate records on each participant
7) Participate in Awards Night and other activities
8) Perform other duties assigned
## Work Relationships
Does Not Supervise
## Physical Demands
The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
## Working Environment
Classroom
## Required Qualifications
1. Master's degree in the discipline or in a related discipline with at least 15 graduate hours in the discipline
## Desired Qualifications
1. Certification in teaching field; preferred but not required
2. Must have demonstrated sensitivity to the academic and personal needs of economically and academically disadvantaged youth
3. Prefer person with background similar to target population
## Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin immediately.
Applications and transcripts are evaluated prior to the selection of interviewees. To receive full consideration, include undergraduate and graduate college transcripts. Transcripts can be attached to your online application, faxed, or mailed directly to the Human Resources Department. Copies of transcripts are acceptable with initial application, however official transcripts will be required upon employment.
## Quicklink for Posting
jobs.elgin.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52151
*Posting Number:* 0601060
*Position Title:* Topics in Art Instructor (Upward Bound)
*Posting Start Date:* 04-04-2016
*Posting End Date:* Open Until Filled
*Full-Time/Part-Time:* Part-Time
*Position Status:* Regular
*Bargaining Unit:* None
*Employee Group:* Faculty/Instructors
*Salary Grade:* Commensurate with Education/Experience
*Salary Information:* $821.00 per credit hour
*Exempt or Non-Exempt:* Exempt
*Grant Funded:* Yes
*Department:* Art
*Location:* Main Campus
*Flexible work schedule specifics:* Position for Summer 2017 06/12/2017 - 07/13/2017
*Hours per week:* Up to 4 hours per week
*Weeks per year:* 6

Company Name:

Elgin Community College

Location:

Elgin, Illinois

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Other

Industry:

Other

Date Posted:

November 17, 2017

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