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English Instructor
Lincoln Land Community College

Date Posted Mar. 2, 2018
Title English Instructor
University Lincoln Land Community College
Department Arts & Humanities
Application Deadline Mar. 25, 2018
Position Start Date Aug. 20, 2018
  • Springfield, IL
    United States
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Assistant Professor
  • Humanities - English

Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in English beginning fall semester of 2018. This position includes teaching 15 contact hours per semester of assigned classes and labs (which may include teaching evening or weekend hours and at campus locations throughout the district and possibly online); preparing course syllabi and lessons; guiding and assisting students; keeping accurate records of student performance and making timely submission of academic records; providing students with timely feedback; maintaining office hours; participating in departmental/institutional operations and program review; creating a learning environment that fosters student success; developing, integrating, evaluating and reviewing student learning outcomes in support of the College’s ongoing accreditation; and contributing to a collegial and collaborative work environment.

The Department of Arts and Humanities consists of 30 full-time faculty members, three Writing Center staff, and two administrative assistants. Arts and Humanities consists of Art, Communication, English, Humanities, Journalism, Music, Philosophy, Reading, Theatre, and World Languages. Members of the department produce one annual literary publication of student writings; produce a student newspaper; host a film series and a recital series; operate an open writing center; display a student art show; host exhibits in the Murray Gallery; produce theatre productions; and advise several student organizations.

Starting salary is determined by education level and experience and will be between $43,578 and $73,459. The college provides an excellent fringe benefit package and is supportive of faculty development. Opportunities exist for overload and summer teaching assignments.

Candidates must hold at least a master’s degree in English. Teaching load will consist of freshman and sophomore composition classes. However, opportunities to teach literature are possible. Experience with online instruction is preferred. An educational background that includes coursework in composition pedagogy (including developmental) will be viewed favorably. Applicants should have experience teaching a diverse student population. Knowledge and experience with academic assessment methods and implementation is preferred. Ideal candidates will have previous community college teaching experience.

LLCC is seeking innovative educators who place student learning and success as top priorities. The college is interested in applicants who demonstrate expertise in providing engaging, active learning approaches and utilize current assessment techniques to continuously improve student learning in their programs. The successful hire for this position will be a team player with a dedicated commitment to departmental, institutional and community service.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screen. The full position descriptions, qualifications and application can be accessed at This position will be open until filled; however, applicants must have their materials submitted by Sunday, March 25, 2018 to be considered during the initial review window.

  • Lincoln Land Community College does not discriminate against any student, employee, prospective employee or any other person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or any other protected status in its programs and activities. More information may be found at Inquiries may be directed to the Equal Opportunity Compliance Officer at Lincoln Land Community College is a drug-free workplace.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    Arts & Humanities
    Lincoln Land Community College
    Springfield, IL
  • 2177862258


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