Adjunct Faculty, Legal Studies
- College of Lake County
- Location: Grayslake, Illinois
- Category: Faculty-Law And Legal Studies
- Posting Date: 06/11/2019
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Job TitlePT Faculty - Credit Courses
Position TitleAdjunct Faculty, Legal Studies
DepartmentBusiness & Social Sciences Div
Position TypePart-Time Faculty
Job FamilyAdjunct Faculty
This position will be involved in the instruction of first and second year college level courses in legal studies to a diverse student body during daytime, evening, and Saturday classes at our main campus, extension sites and online learning platforms. The Adjunct Faculty member will develop, prepare, and revise instructional materials in paralegal studies for courses they teach. The adjunct faculty member may participate in program evaluation and curriculum planning and development as well as in department, division, and general faculty meetings. They also may serve on division and college committees or participate in other forms of college service.
JD with experience as a paralegal or supervising paralegals;
OR Master’s degree in Legal Studies or a related area AND 2 years of fulltime work experience (or
equivalent part-time experience over 4 years) as a paralegal OR an attorney supervising paralegals;
OR Bachelor’s degree in paralegal or legal studies with at least 5 years of fulltime work experience
(or equivalent part-time experience over 10 years) as a paralegal in the field relating to course
OR Bachelor’s degree with ABA approved paralegal certificate and 5 years of fulltime work
experience (or equivalent part-time experience over 10 years) as a paralegal in the field relating to
course subject matter
Proven ability to work effectively with individuals and teams from diverse backgrounds and professional responsibilities. Ability to plan and prioritize work requirements and demonstrate independent decision-making capabilities. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Blackboard, and other technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports and communicate with others. Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and multi-task. Ability to communicate effectively with varying levels of students, staff and external customers. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to handle all situations with tact, persuasiveness, and diplomacy. Solid analytical skills, strong attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills.
Pay RatePer adjunct contract.
Total Hours per weekBased on class schedule
Based on class schedule.
The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V