Instructor/Lecturer (Variable-Time) (Groton NSB, CT) - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States

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Description of Positions: Variable-time, term, non-tenure-track Instructor/Lecturer positions in the Department of Workforce Education and Development with specialization in education, training, and development. Positions are contingent on availability of funding.

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 one non-military site 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; Scott AFB, IL; and Moreno Valley, CA. On all matters pertaining to the operation of the program, Instructors/Lecturers report to the Department of Workforce Education and Development and to the College of Education and Human Services.

Responsibilities: 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: Courses meet for four weekends during a regular academic trimester. THE INTENT OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS TO IDENTIFY A POOL OF FACULTY WHO LIVE IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO ONE OF THE 12 DELIVERY SITES LISTED ABOVE AND ARE QUALIFIED TO DELIVER WED COURSES AS LISTED.


  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 principles in business and industry.
  4. Graduate-level course work in one or more of the following areas: 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.
  6. Applicants may be subject to background check via RAPIDGate for military site access.

Appointment and Salary: Qualifications of selected individual will determine faculty rank and salary. 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 is $500 per course.

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

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

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.

Keyword Phrases

  • Where brains and heart intersect
  • Inclusive excellence
  • Access, opportunity, innovation and teaching
  • Adult and Distance Education
  • Vocational Education
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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