The College of Lake County is currently searching for one full-time faculty member to be housed in the Biological & Health Sciences division. Responsibilities for this position include transitioning a vocational pharmacy technician program housed in the Workforce and Professional Development Institute to an accredited college credit program, serving as department chair and teaching courses in the pharmacy technician department. This position will be involved in the instruction of first and second year college level courses to a diverse student body during daytime, evening, and weekend classes at our Southlake (Vernon Hills) campus, extension sites and local business and industry sites.
The faculty member will develop, prepare, and revise instructional materials as well as participate in program evaluation and curriculum planning and development. The instructor will participate in department, division, and general faculty meetings, serve on division and college committees, and participate in other forms of college service. Instructors are required to maintain an active program of professional development related to institutional objectives. The instructor will utilize appropriate technology to deliver instructional materials, maintain grades, provide timely communications with students, etc. The instructor shall maintain appropriate office hours for student access. Maintains current knowledge of subject matter via professional organization membership, attendance of seminars, conferences and classes, and professional publications. There is potential for the instructor to lead efforts for increasing course offerings and growing enrollments at the Lakeshore Campus.
Make your mark! At the College of Lake County, we believe most of us want two equally important things from our careers: the opportunity to feel part of a close-knit work community and the fulfillment that comes from making our own unique contributions and being recognized for them. We pride ourselves on offering the kind of campus environment where community and individual achievement thrive, and we nurture both through important benefits like these: Very competitive compensation packages Innovative New Faculty Institute to help each new professor develop peer connections, make a smooth transition to teaching and feel at home in our institution Professional development incentives for further education, publication and conference presentations Teaching resources and support for classroom innovation through our Teaching, Learning and Educational Technology Center If you’re seeking a position at an institution that nourishes student success, individual achievement and strong community, we want to hear from you.
Licensed pharmacist in the state of Illinois. A minimum of 5 years of prior experience in pharmacy practice.
A commitment to the community college mission and to working with diverse student populations.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
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.
Demonstrated success and academic experiences with diverse populations and diverse teaching methods.
Prior teaching experience in chemistry or pharmacy.
Program development, accreditation and/or leadership and/or supervisory experience.
Community college teaching/clinical experience.
Bilingual in Spanish and English.