POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Instructors/Lecturers (Variable-Time) (Southwestern Illinois College, IL)
Department of Workforce Education and Development
SIU Carbondale

Description of Position: Variable-time Instructor/Lecturer positions in the Department of Workforce Education and Development with specialization in organizational training and development.

The Department of Workforce Education and Development has delivered an on-site Baccalaureate Degree program with a major in Workforce Education and Development since 1973. The program is currently offered on 11 military bases and two non-military sites in eight states as follows: NBK Bangor, WA; JB Charleston AFB, SC; NAS Oceana, VA; Great Lakes NTC, IL; Groton NSB, CT; Jacksonville NAS, FL; JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ; Mayport NS, FL; NAS Pensacola, FL; Naval Base San Diego, CA; Scott AFB, IL; Moreno Valley, CA, and John A. Logan College, IL. In addition, the Graduate Program is offered on one military base and two non-military sites as follows: Naval Base San Diego, CA; Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville, IL and University Center Lake County in Grayslake, IL. On all matters pertaining to the operation of the program, Instructors/Lecturers are accountable to the Department of Workforce Education and Development and to the College of Education and Human Services.

Responsibilities of the Position: Instructors/Lecturers teaching in the Baccalaureate Degree program are responsible for teaching regular courses as assigned by the Department Chairperson. These courses are WED 460 – Occupational Analysis and Curriculum Development, WED 462 – Instructional Methods and Materials; WED 463 – Assessment of Learner Performance; WED 466 – Foundations of Workforce Education; WED 469 – Training Systems Management and WED 486 – Adult Learning. Course descriptions are available at: http://ehs.siu.edu/wed/department/courses/index.php. Courses meet for four weekends during a regular academic trimester.  Instructors/Lecturers teaching in the Graduate Degree program are responsible for teaching regular courses as assigned by the Department Chairperson. These courses are: WED 465 – The Human Resource Specialist; WED 551 – Employment Law in Human Resource Development; WED 560 – Introduction to Workforce Development Research; WED 566 – Administration and Supervision; WED 574 – Occupational Information; and WED 581 – Workforce Diversity. THE INTENT OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS TO IDENTIFY A POOL OF ADJUNCT FACULTY WHO LIVE IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO ONE OF THE DELIVERY SITES LISTED ABOVE AND ARE QUALIFIED TO DELIVER WED COURSES AS LISTED.

Requirements of Candidates:

  1. Master’s degree required (doctorate preferred), from a regionally accredited institution, in one of the following areas: workforce education, training and development, adult education, human resources, or a related field. The rank of Instructor requires a master’s degree. The rank of Lecturer requires a doctorate degree.
  2. A minimum of three years of documented experience teaching at the postsecondary level, such as a 2-year and 4-year college, the military, or in business and industry.
  3. Experience in applying workforce education, adult learning and human resource development principles in business and industry.
  4. Graduate-level course work in one or more of the following areas: human resource development, workforce diversity, leadership development, workforce education research, needs assessment, occupational analysis, adult learning theory, instructional methodology, curriculum development, training evaluation, training systems management, and foundations of workforce education.
  5. Various course offerings throughout the year require a pool of applicants with a wide range of qualifications (see items above 1-4). Preference will be given to applicants with a background in the specific course content of the available assignment.

Applicants may be subject to background check via RAPIDGate for military site access.

Effective Date of Employment: Varies depending upon site location and course offering for each semester.

Appointment: These are term, non-tenure-track positions subject to reappointment each semester. After initial screening of applications, if selected and approved as a finalist, candidates will be expected to interview with an off-campus faculty member at the nearest location where the program is offered. The maximum allowed travel reimbursement for teaching is $500 per course.

Application Deadline: September 8, 2017, or until filled. Teaching needs are ongoing and applications will be accepted through August 7, 2018.

Application Procedure: A complete application includes a letter of application detailing desired location and qualifications to teach in one or more of the areas listed above, curriculum vita, a list of three professional references to be contacted, and unofficial transcripts reflecting the highest degree earned submitted to:

Adjunct Search Committee
Department of Workforce Education and Development
212 Pulliam Hall, Mail Code 4605
SIU Carbondale
475 Clocktower Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.