- Lincoln Land Community College
- Location: Springfield, Illinois
- Category: Faculty-Liberal Arts-Sociology
- Posting Date: 11/04/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Position Title Instructor, Sociology
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Months Worked Per Year
Hours Worked Per Week
Monday-Friday, other times including evening and weekend as needed. Assigned courses and associated class meeting times vary each semester.
Remote Work Availability No
Job Description Summary
Full-time, tenure-track, 9-month instructor to teach Sociology courses starting Fall 2022 semester. Courses are offered on the LLCC main campus in Springfield, IL and Outreach Centers in Jacksonville, IL, Taylorville, IL and Litchfield, IL.
Duties will include teaching 15 contact hours per semester of assigned classes; preparing lessons and course syllabi; evaluating and assisting students; keeping accurate records of student performance, including following grading procedures; 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 Social Science and Business consists of 22 full-time faculty. The Dean of Social Science and Business heads the department.
As a faculty member at LLCC, you can look forward to working at an institution that values teaching and learning, supports faculty development, and encourages innovation and excellence. Full-time faculty members teach 15 credit hours for load each fall and spring semester with small class sizes and the potential to teach additional courses during the summer term. LLCC employs face-to-face, online, hybrid, and remote instructional modalities and offers courses in 16-week and 8- week formats. In addition to a competitive salary schedule, benefits include 22 paid holidays a year, including 2 weeks at the end of the calendar year and one week in March for mid-semester break; summer teaching is optional; 2 personal days; and 15 sick days. LLCC faculty, their spouse and qualified dependent children are eligible to use the tuition waiver on credited courses.
View all the benefits our employees have on our website.
Faculty salaries are determined by education level and experience. Below are the salary ranges for each level of education. Placement within the range will be determined by experience.
Masters $45,896 – $67,903
Masters +15 $48,193 – $71,298
Masters +30 $50,602 – $74,864
Masters +45 $53,131 – $78,607
Doctorate $55,786 – $82,537
Opportunities exist for overload and summer teaching assignments.
- Masters degree
- At least 18 graduate-level credit hours in the teaching field
- Knowledge of Sociology research, theories, and application
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Intermediate to advanced computer skills
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check and drug-screen.
- Experience teaching Sociology at a community college
- Experience teaching using Canvas and/or other online learning platforms
Position Salary Starting salary is determined by education level and experience and will be between $45,896 and $82,537.
Open Date 11/03/2021
Last Day to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position will be open until filled; however, for guaranteed consideration, applications must be submitted on or before January 9,2022. First round interviews will be conducted virtually February 2022. Second round interviews will be in-person on our campus in Springfield, IL starting in mid March 2022.
Transcripts are required for this position and should be uploaded to your application along with a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Online student records will not be accepted. For any courses on your transcripts, which may have vague or obscure titles, please provide an annotated list with a brief (one-phrase) description of the content covered in each such course.
Please redact (black out) any personal information such as age, gender and Social Security Number from your transcripts or other documents you intend to share with us before you upload them to your application.
If you do not have transcripts to upload at the time of submission, please mail them to the address below and instead upload a Word document as your transcripts that indicates you will have transcripts sent directly to us. Please contact the Human Resources office at 217-786-2752 if you have any questions.
Lincoln Land Community College
P.O. Box 19256
Springfield, IL 62794