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Adjunct Instructor, Cybersecurity

Joliet Junior College
United States, Illinois, Romeoville
1125 West Romeo Road (Show on map)
March 26, 2024

Position Title:

Adjunct Instructor, Cybersecurity

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Instructor, Cybersecurity
STATUS:Part time
DEPARTMENT: Health and Public Services
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
UNION: Adjunct Faculty
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Refer to current adjunct faculty contract

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.


An adjunct community college instructor is an instructor hired for one semester to teach one or more courses for which he/she is qualified to teach. The adjunct instructor reports to the appropriate Instructional Coordinator and/or Department Chair; provides quality instruction for the assigned courses. The instructor works with full-time faculty in assessing students and following all course guidelines. Willingness to teach at other campus sites is required. Adjunct instructors may submit preferences for locations and loads. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.


1. Teach classes in appropriate instructional area.

2. Participate in annual student and chair/coordinator evaluations.

3. Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes.

4. Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff and chair. 5. Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials.

6. Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college at all times.

7. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.

8. Primarily to teach and assist in the growing networking and computer security degree programs. Courses may include, but not limited to computer programming, information security, networking, and operating systems courses.

9. Extensive knowledge of computer operating systems, computer networks, and computer security.

10. Remain informed on current trends and developments in computer science and related technology and community college education by attending educational/professional development seminars and workshops.

11. Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement.

12. Assignments will be teaching at JJC Romeoville Campus.


1. B.S. Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field by the time of appointment.

2. Functional knowledge of industry training.

3. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.

4. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.

5. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.

6. Demonstrated commitment to the college's core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation and quality.


1. M.S. in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field

2. Experience with to computer programming, information security, and operating systems.

3. Teaching experience at the collegiate level.

4. Experience at the community college level and community college experience.

5. Knowledge of current trends in computers, computer software, computer languages, and related technologies.

6. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.

7. English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency.

8. Demonstrated multicultural competence.


1. Standard classroom equipment and software.


1. Classroom teaching environment.

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Part time

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