The Speech Instructor will teach Speech courses to a diverse student population. The candidate will participate on faculty committees and perform other duties related to teaching at a community college. The faculty member must stay abreast of ongoing developments, trends, and issues related to instruction in the community college environment. The responsibilities and duties of the faculty member may change as the needs of the College arise. The full-time Speech Instructor will be available to teach classes on Saturdays and evenings as needed.
• To instruct students in the facts, skills and appreciations pertaining to the assigned courses. • To consider the needs of the students, and assist them by seeking help from other college services. • To distribute to all students a course syllabus that covers the class requirements, grading procedure, attendance requirements, and course objectives. • To inform students of educational and occupational opportunities. • To assist the Associate Provost and other administrators in development of the curriculum, in the preparation of the outlines and selection of textbooks. • To submit midterm and final grade reports, deficiency notices, attendance records and any other reports pertaining to the assigned courses. • To participate on college committee(s). • To participate in accreditation/assessment activities • To participate in academic advising. • To stay abreast on ongoing developments, trends and issues in Speech instruction at the community college. • To develop an annual professional development plan. • To perform other duties as outlined in the Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. • To perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
The successful candidate will possess a Master’s degree in Speech Communication. The candidate will have excellent analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communications skills, as well as basic computer literacy.
Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.
Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near western suburbs which were a national hub of economic activity. As a comprehensive community college, recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life-long learning.