Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) serves a 4000 square mile district at its main campus in Springfield, the vibrant capital city of Illinois. Springfield is centrally located between Chicago and St. Louis and is home to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum as well as numerous historic sites and cultural events. LLCC enrollment for 2007-2008 was approximately 17,000 full- and part-time credit and non-credit students. LLCC is seeking innovative instructors who place student success and student learning as top priorities. The college is particularly interested in applicants who demonstrate an interest in active learning approaches, student assessment techniques, and utilizing technology in the classroom. Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience in instructional applications of computers and other educational technology or be interested in learning these. Interest in teaching online courses is also encouraged. The college is also interested in individuals with a commitment to departmental, institutional, and community service. Duties will include teaching 15 contact hours per semester. Some opportunities exist for overload and summer teaching assignments. Teaching experience, especially at a community college, is viewed favorably.
PSYCHOLOGY: A master’s degree (or equivalent within a Ph.D. program) in Psychology is required. The candidate should be able to teach Introduction to Psychology as well as a variety of other lower level courses such as Educational Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Lifespan Development, and Physiological Psychology. Expertise in at least one of these specific areas is required, and preference will be given to those with multiple expertises.
ENGLISH: Candidates should hold at least a master’s in English. Because teaching loads will consist of composition classes, an educational background that includes course work in composition pedagogy will be viewed favorably. Applicants should have experience teaching writing at different levels (developmental and baccalaureate courses) to non-traditional and traditional students. Within the full range of the lower division curriculum, applicants should exhibit an interest in the multi-cultural and inter-disciplinary dimensions of course offerings.
CULINARY ARTS: An A.A.S. degree or equivalent in a related field is required with a Bachelor’s degree preferred. ACF certified or certified eligible preferred. Occupational work experience of at least 2000 hours in a field related to the discipline is also required.
THEATRE: A Master of Fine Arts degree in Theatre or a Master’s degree in a closely related field with at least 18 graduate hours in Theatre is required. The successful candidate will also have the proper credentials to teach in Speech Communication, Humanities and/or English. Candidates should be able to teach Introduction to Theatre, Acting, Stage Craft, Play Analysis for Production and Performance of Literature.
Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience $32,639 – $63,327 with an excellent benefit package. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screen. For full consideration, applicants must submit a letter of application, resume, Lincoln Land Community College application form completed in full, and copies of all college/university transcripts and certifications in confidence to:
Human Resources Office
Lincoln Land Community College
5250 Shepherd Road, P.O. Box 19256
Springfield, IL 62794-9256
Application forms may be downloaded at www.llcc.edu/hr/
or you may contact us at (800) 727-4161, ext 62259.
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2009
and will continue until the position is filled.
LLCC is an equal opportunity employer and educator.
Check our employment listings for more detailed position descriptions at www.llcc.edu/hr/.