Overview

Waubonsee Community College seeks a full-time, tenure-track Sociology Instructor, who employs a theorist-based, culturally-relevant pedagogy, with a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, diversity and holistic student success, to deliver a broad range of courses within the Sociology (SOC) curricular portfolio.

The ideal candidate will be a strong presence in the SOC 100: Introduction to Sociology courses, delivering 2-3 sections per semester, with the knowledge and experience to deliver SOC 130: Sociology of Family, SOC 210: Social Problems and SOC 240: Sociology of Deviance.

Prepare course syllabi and design lessons, activities, assignments, and assessments to address different learning styles and ensure that students successfully meet the course objectives and outcomes. Incorporate learning-centered principles and concepts and motivate students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational experience.

With a demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and ongoing professional growth, provide leadership of the Sociology Department through curriculum development, student success initiatives, mentoring adjunct faculty, student advising, assessment, student clubs andorganizations, and College events and committees.

Work collaboratively with professional colleagues to serve the needs of students and community. An interdisciplinary focus integrating innovative learning strategies and the demonstrated ability to enhance the success of diverse student populations is essential. Model professionalism with excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

Teaching assignment may include days, evenings and/or weekends at four campuses throughout the district – Sugar Grove, Aurora Downtown, Aurora Fox Valley, and Plano. Courses may be offered in three delivery modes, face-to-face, online, and hybrid. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to effectively use instructional and classroom technology to enhance teaching and learning.

Documents to be attached:
Cover Letter-Yes
Resume-Yes
References-Yes
Transcripts-Yes
Other Required Documents-Teaching Philosophy

Targeted Hire Date: 8/15/2018

Position Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Sociology.
Two years teaching experience.
Demonstrated expertise and experience with online and/or hybrid delivery.

Preferred Experience:
Post-secondary teaching experience.