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2D Studio Art Adjunct Faculty - Fall 2024

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Position Type: Part-Time
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Mid-Level
Categories: Adjunct Faculty
Role: Art Adjunct Faculty


About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Rate of Pay:

Per Contact Hour

Less than Master's = $1,027; Master's or above = $1,066

FLSA Status:


Grant Funded:


Job Summary:

Unit adjunct teaching faculty I provide instruction aligned with the college’s strategic goals and

evaluate students’ progress to facilitate achievement of their educational goals. In addition to the job

description, faculty members teaching in grant supported programs are required to adhere and to

comply with all provisions, qualifications, policies, and procedures set forth in the grant. In the event

that the grant requirements contradict or add to the job description, the requirements of the grant

will take precedence. This provision shall not be used to shift administrative responsibilities to the

faculty member. Further, the Vice President of Teaching, Learning and Student Development agrees

to meet and discuss grant requirements with the Association President and/or Association



Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

1. Master of Fine Arts degree in 2D studio arts; or a master’s degree in related discipline with at least 18 graduate hours in 2D studio arts; or combination of education and experience may be considered

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

2. College teaching experience preferred
3. College teaching experience with in-person and online asynchronous modalities preferred
4. Commitment to the community college mission and philosophy
5. Commitment to meeting the academic needs of non-traditional students, including first generation students, older students, minority/multicultural students, and non-native speakers of English.

Essential Duties:

  1. Deliver Instruction.
    1. Promote culturally responsive instructional practices.
    2. Conduct assigned classes and/or labs.
    3. Prepare lessons.
    4. Provide course syllabus aligned with contractual requirements.
    5. Verify student enrollment and submit grade sheets.
    6. Utilize learning outcomes assessment and measures to improve learning/instruction.
    7. If a lab is involved:
      • Prepare labs.
      • Enforce lab safety procedures.
  2. Evaluate Student Progress.
    1. Keep accurate record of student performance.
    2. Provide students with regular confidential and readily available access to grades.
    3. Provide students with timely feedback.
  3. Provide Student Assistance.
    1. Maintain office hours aligned with contractual requirements.
    2. Respond to voice-mail/e-mail communication in a timely manner.
    3. Refer students to student support services such as, but not limited to, recommended use of the early alert system, if applicable, as early in the semester as possible when a student indicates or shows signs of academic difficulty.
    4. Implement accommodations and accessible materials for students with disabilities in accordance with an official disability notification of accommodation provided by Student Access and Disability Services.
  1. Participate in Departmental/Institutional Routines.
    1. Participate in assessment of student learning outcomes at the course level, excluding any associated course assessment report writing.

Other Duties:

Other duties as assigned that pertain to the job description

Physical Demands:

Sedentary (up to 10 lbs occasionally, sitting most of the time)

Visual Acuity:

Close visual acuity (e.g. computer, assembly)

Work Environment:

Moderate noise

Environmental Conditions:

Typical office or administrative

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


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