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Dual Credit Faculty Liaison - Industrial Manufacturing Technology

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Position Type: Temporary
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Entry-Level
Categories: Contingent & Temporary
Role: Dual Credit Fac Liaison Industrial Manufacturing Technology


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:

 Flexible scheduling to be coordinated with high school teacher(s). Most duties can be completed electronically. Work will involve up to 23 hours per semester per course section. More hours may be added if the candidate chooses to serve as a liaison for additional course sections and/or instructors.

Rate of Pay:

Cultivate relationship with high school instructor: $200 per HS instructor supported, per course.

Conduct site visit and/or alternative course alignment activity (as approved by Dean or designee) and complete report: $52/hour not to exceed 5 hours per course visited, per site unless approval has been received by the Dean of College Transitions & Secondary Partnerships or designee.

Prepare required reports: $200 per course.

Develop course-specific training materials for new instructors: $52/hour not to exceed 50 hrs.

Lead course-specific training for new instructors: $52/hour not to exceed 16 hrs.

Develop and lead annual discipline-specific professional development: $52/hour not to exceed 16 hrs

FLSA Status:


Grant Funded:


Job Summary:

An employee in this position collaborates with qualified high school instructors who are teaching Elgin Community College courses. The faculty liaison works with the instructor to ensure understanding and practice of college course objectives, outcomes, content and assessment expectations.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of fundamental machine tool technology, focusing on power saws, drill presses, basic lathes, speed and feed calculation, part layout, basic measuring tools and related manufacturing theory, as well as safe work practices.


Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Associate degree in related subject with 4,000 hours documented work experience or, Bachelor’s degree in related subject with 2,000 documented work experience.

Additional tested experience in the industry, e.g. 3-5 years of work experience, may be considered in lieu of academic credentials.

Essential Duties:

  1. Develop and maintain course-specific dual credit materials.
  2. Cultivate a collaborative relationship with each high school instructor, including:
    1. Monthly outreach to high school instructor
    2. Provide timely support to address academically oriented questions/concerns
    3. Collaborate with HS instructor to complete one site visit or course alignment activity per course.
    4. Review course documentation, provide feedback to HS instructor (i.e. syllabi and student artifacts)
    5. Coordinate high school instructors’ participation in course assessment projects, including submission of student artifacts/data and dialogue about student work.
  3. Develop and lead initial course-specific training for each new dual credit HS instructor prior to their teaching the college’s course to ensure the dual credit course mirrors campus sections.
  4. Develop and lead annual discipline-specific D509 professional development meetings for returning HS instructors teaching the course.
  5. Prepare and submit required reports as needed to meet institutional, NACEP accreditation, and partnership agreement requirements.

Other Duties:


Physical Demands:

Light (up to 25 lbs occasionally or 10 lbs frequently)

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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