Adjunct Instructor - Africana Studies

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ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR - AFRICANA STUDIES

MALCOLM X COLLEGE

 

Malcolm X College is currently seeking a part-time Adjunct Instructor for Africana Studies  If you have passion for teaching and learning, and are committed to the mission of the community college, consider joining our team. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using effective teaching strategies that meet students’ diverse needs and engage the student in critical thinking and problem-solving.

 

The mission of Malcolm X College is to provide accessible liberal arts and health-focused education that fosters personal and professional achievement. To fulfill this mission, we focus on the following core values: accountability, community, diversity, empowerment, learning, and respect.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Design courses to meet learning outcomes, and promote students’ active participation in their own learning.
  • Create an effective learning environment that fosters students’ intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies.
  • Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.
  • Help students reach their academic, personal and career goals and foster a safe environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every student’s ability to learn.
  • Contribute to and provide leadership in the student’s academic and professional communities, and promote collaboration and teamwork among members of these communities.
 

​​​​​​​QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in Africana or Black Studies, and/or African-American Studies; or Master's Degree with 18 or more graduate credit hours in similar/relevant disciplines
  • Teaching experience preferred - either higher education or high school levels
  • Knowledge of BrightSpace Learning Management System or similar Learning Management System, preferred
  • Prior experience with online teaching (via Zoom) and/or online teaching certification is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with diverse group of staff and students required
  • Experience with a diverse, multi-lingual student population is desired, as is a commitment to the open access mission of the community college.
 

When applying, please attach your unofficial transcripts and include any scholarship work, publications, committee work, and other relevant engagements in your cover letter. 

 

Malcolm X College has been named a 2024 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner! NISOD joins Diverse: Issues in Higher Education in recognizing Malcolm X College’s best-in-class student and staff recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working environments, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunities.

 

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. 
Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!

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