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Instructor, ABE/ASE Transitions
College of Lake County in Grayslake, Illinois
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Date Posted 05/21/2020
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Salary Per faculty contract. -  
Employment Type Full-Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

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Position Title

Instructor, ABE/ASE Transitions

Internal Position Title

Instructor, Adult Basic Education - Transitions


Adult Education and ESL

Position Type

Full-Time Faculty

Job Family


Job Summary

The ABE/ASE Instructor is a tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Dean of Adult Education and ESL Division. Primary instruction areas are Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education (ASE), and transition courses under Bridge to Careers and Integrated Career and Academic Preparation System (ICAPS) programs. The ABE/ASE program helps students earn their high school equivalency and helps prepare students for college and a career. It is part of the educational pathway from ABE/ASE instruction, post-secondary education, and career training. Other responsibilities include academic advisement, curriculum development and coordination with the academic divisions for transition programs, recruitment and retention, service on college and division committees, and compliance with ICCB Adult Education professional development, performance, and other ICCB requirements

Required Qualification

1. An earned Master’s degree in Literacy, Reading, Developmental Reading, or Developmental Math;

Or an earned Master’s degree in Adult Education or related field with course work in Literacy, Reading, Developmental Reading, or Developmental Math;

Or an earned Masters degree in a related field with an Adult Education Professional Credential.

2. Two years’ experience teaching basic skills in reading, writing, math, and computer literacy to low basic skills and diverse adult student populations.

3. A commitment to the community college mission and to working with diverse student populations. Demonstrated success and academic experiences with diverse populations and diverse teaching methods. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

4. Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Desired Qualifications

1. Knowledge of Adult Learning Theory.

2. Current in the community of adult education theory and practice.

3. Experience developing curriculum for transition to college programs by working collaboratively with academic faculty.

4. Knowledge of college and career readiness programs (Bridge to College. I-Pathways, ICAPS) in adult education.

5. Working knowledge of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) mandates.

6. Familiarity and usage of current and innovative technology for instructional purposes.

7. Bilingual in Spanish and English.

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Special Instructions Summary

Applicants selected for an interview will be required to submit a minimum of three (3) letters of recommendation.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with priority consideration given to applications completed by April 15, 2020. Additional completed applications may be considered after April 15, 2020. Posting will remain open until the position is filled.

This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position. Salary placement is commensurate with education and experience. The minimum 2020 – 2021 academic year (Fall & Spring Semester) base salary range is $59,807 with a master’s degree to $75,944 with a doctorate in the subject field. Optional contract for the summer session offers potential for significantly greater earnings.

Faculty may be assigned to any of the three CLC campuses; Grayslake, Lakeshore or Southlake. New faculty hires are required to attend orientation the week prior to the start date of August 17, 2020.

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA.

Pay Rate

Per faculty contract.





Total Hours per week

Fifteen (15) load hours and ten (10) office hours.

Work Schedule

Varies according to course schedule. Ability to teach days, evening and weekends as determined by the needs of the program in any given semester. Ability to teach at all campus locations as needed (Grayslake, Lakeshore or Southlake).

EEO Statement

The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

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