Location: Des Plaines and Skokie, IL Category: Adjunct Faculty Posted On: Thu Jul 27 2023 Job Description:
Part-time faculty are paid on a lecture hour equivalents (LHE) basis. For most courses, the LHE is the same as a credit hour. For others, the LHE represents additional work for teaching the class, such as grading papers for Composition classes or teaching a class with a laboratory section (computers, languages, and the sciences); in those cases, the LHE represents a figure higher than the credit hour. All part-time faculty start at the beginning pay rates, regardless of the level and type of experience obtained elsewhere. Those rates for the 2023-24 academic year are $1182/LHE for faculty without doctorates and $1253/LHE for faculty with doctorates.
Part-time faculty advance one step within the salary schedule with the successful completion of 2 fall & spring semesters where 3+ LHEs are taught in each semester
Part-time faculty advance one step within the salary schedule with the successful completion of 2 fall & spring semesters where 3+ LHEs are taught in each semester.
Essential Functions of the Position:
Construction of a course syllabus, consistent with the generic course syllabus that stipulates course objectives, content, and grading criteria.
Preparation of course presentations and instructional materials for lecture, and laboratory and clinical functions (as appropriate).
Delivery of instruction, including being prepared for and meeting courses and laboratories (if appropriate) at scheduled times.
Consultation with and evaluation of students.
Maintenance of clear records on student performance, as well as any other factors such as attendance involved with the grading of students.
Compliance with departmental and institutional policies and procedures including but not limited to submission of midterm and final grades, keeping office hours, and decisions regarding instructional matters such as texts, assignments, and grading standards; also adhering to provisions of the OCCFA contract.
Compliance with institutional procedures.
Required Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree with three years of experience as a practicing paralegal
Preferred Qualifications: College teaching experience License to practice law in the state of Illinois AND experience working with paralegals, OR possession of a Juris Doctorate degree AND experience working with paralegals
PAR 212 Probate Course covers the role of the paralegal in probate matters. Topics include the principles, history, and sources of probate law; probate court forms and tax returns; and gathering information and preparing documents for the paralegal's supervising attorney.
PAR 110 Legal Research I Course orients students to law library and various legal publications, treatises and other legal writings encountered in day-to-day practice of law. Content emphasizes developing student capability to analyze, interpret, and communicate facts, ideas and law through comprehension of legal research techniques.
Part-time faculty are hired on a semester-by-semester basis. A reasonable effort is made to assure the assignment of courses to more senior part-time faculty who are fully qualified by virtue of their education, training, work experience as related to current technology and pedagogical techniques, and who have had a history of successful performance at Oakton Community College.
All assignments are conditioned on sufficient enrollment. Once a course starts, the part time faculty member is expected to complete the course.
Please contact Matthew Robitaille at email@example.com if you have any questions or experience problems in submitting your application.
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