Adjunct - Speech

Part-Time Faculty
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This is an exciting time in the history of City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), the largest community college system in Illinois and among the largest in the nation.  CCC has launched Reinvention, a nationally recognized initiative to ensure even greater student success and outcomes across the system. Consider being a part of CCC’s transformation and join the 5,800 faculty and staff who serve 120,000 students at seven campuses and six satellite sites city-wide. 

Daley College is currently seeking a part-time Faculty to teach Speech during the Spring semester. 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. A General Education public speaking course will be the primary course taught.


  • 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.


  • Master’s Degree in Communication Studies (rhetoric preferred), Performance Studies, or an equivalent Theater degree (such as acting). 
  • Knowledge of D2L Brightspace 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.

 For consideration, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter 
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Transcript (Official transcripts must be provided if hired)
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy; and
  • Professional letters of recommendation 


We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

 Thank you for your interest in City Colleges!



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