Position TitleInstructor, Heating and Air Conditioning Engineering Technology
Internal Position TitleInstructor, Heating and Air Conditioning Engineering Technology
DepartmentHeating & Air Cond Engr Tech
Position TypeFull-Time Faculty
The College of Lake County is currently searching for one full-time Instructor, Heating and Air Conditioning Engineering Technology faculty member to be housed in the Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences Division. Responsibilities for this position include teaching courses in the Heating and Air Conditioning Engineering Technology department. This position will be involved in the instruction of first and second year college level courses to a diverse student body during daytime, evening, and Saturday classes at our main campus, extension sites and local business and industry sites. The faculty member will develop, prepare, and revise instructional materials as well as participate in program evaluation and curriculum planning and development. The instructor will participate in department, division, and general faculty meetings, serve on division and college committees, and participate in other forms of college service. Instructors are required to maintain an active program of professional development related to institutional objectives. The instructor will utilize appropriate technology to deliver instructional materials, maintain grades, provide timely communications with students, etc. The instructor shall maintain appropriate office hours for student access. Maintains current knowledge of subject matter via professional organization membership, attendance of seminars, conferences and classes, and professional publications.
The College of Lake County (CLC) is a comprehensive community college located in northeastern Illinois committed to being an innovative educational institution providing life-changing paths for our students by offering exceptional learning experiences. The college is widely recognized for student success, business and community partnerships, and for the achievements of our faculty, staff and alumni.
Mission: The College of Lake County is a comprehensive community college committed to equitable, high-quality education, cultural enrichment and partnerships to advance the diverse communities it serves.
Vision: The College of Lake County is a leader in providing innovative education and workforce solutions.
Values: Excellence, Purpose, Integrity, Compassion, Unity and Inclusion
College of Lake County is committed to a diverse workforce that represents our student body. Our search process is designed to promote increasing the diversity of our full-time faculty. Search committee members are committed to diversity and this serves as the basis of a successful search at CLC.
Associate’s degree with at least 5 years of experience in the installation, service, and/or design of HVAC/R systems (plus a willingness to complete a Bachelor’s degree), and EPA section 608 technician certification.
A commitment to the community college mission and to working with diverse student populations. Demonstrated success and academic experiences with diverse populations and diverse teaching methods. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Willingness to be an active colleague in the life and work of the department.
Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Competency in technologies commonly used in college-level instruction.
AAS degree in Air Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Technology, or a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. A minimum of one (1) year of post-secondary teaching experience in a related field. Possible suggested certifications include those by ARI, ASHRAE, ACCA, NATE, RSES/CM/CMS.
Teaching experience preferred.
Bilingual and proficient in English and Spanish.
Expected Start Date08/10/2020
Special Instructions Summary
Applicants selected for an interview will be required to submit a minimum of three (3) letters of recommendation.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with priority consideration given to applications completed by February 26, 2020. Additional completed applications may be considered after February 26, 2020. Posting will remain open until the position is filled.
This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position. Salary placement is commensurate with education and experience. The minimum 2020 – 2021 academic year (Fall & Spring Semester) base salary range is $59,807 with a master’s degree to $75,944 with a doctorate in the subject field. Optional contract for the summer session offers potential for significantly greater earnings.
Faculty may be assigned to any of the three CLC campuses; Grayslake, Lakeshore or Southlake. New faculty hires are required to attend orientation the week prior to the start date of August 17, 2020.
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA.
Pay RatePer faculty contract.
Total Hours per weekFifteen (15) load hours and ten (10) office hours.
Varies according to course schedule. Ability to teach days, evening and weekends as determined by the needs of the program in any given semester. Ability to teach at all campus locations as needed (Grayslake, Lakeshore or Southlake).
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
Software Testing RequiredNone
Interview Process RequirementsPresentation