Position:  Adjunct Instructor, Spanish/Director of Language Learning Center
Location:  River Forest, IL
Job Id:  694
# of Openings:  1

Adjunct Instructor, Spanish/Director of Language Learning Center
Position Available: January 4, 2019
FLSA Status: Exempt (salary)
Job Status: Part-time Faculty, Non-tenure track
Position Summary:
The Spanish Discipline in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages at Dominican University is seeking a part-time adjunct instructor to teach one course in the Spanish discipline and direct the University Language Learning Center. 
The Director of the Language Learning Center responsibilities include maintaining software, supervising student assistants, preparing the lab for use by students and faculty, and organizing schedules.  The Director of the Language Learning Lab position requires approximately 10-15 hours per week on campus, and is paid by stipend. This is a semester-to-semester contracted position open to renewal.
Available courses for spring 2019 include the following:
  • Spanish 101.02: Elementary Spanish I
    • MWF 8:30am - 9:20am and F 9:30am -10:20am
    • January 9, 2019 – May 2, 2019
  • Spanish 102.01: Elementary Spanish II
    • MWF 11:30am - 12:20pm and W 12:30pm -1:20pm
    • January 9, 2019 – May 2, 2019
  • Spanish 102.03: Elementary Spanish II
    • MWF 10:30am -11:20am and F 11:30am - 12:20pm
    • January 9, 2019 – May 2, 2019
  • Spanish 192.70: Accelerated Spanish for Heritage speakers II (CBL)
    • M 11:30am - 12:20pm and MWF 12:30pm - 1:20pm
    • January 9, 2019 – May 2, 2019
    • This course has a community-based learning component.

Candidates must have an M.A. in Spanish (or related field); language teaching experience preferred. Applicants must have good organizational skills and familiarity with basic computer technology.
All applicants must apply online at www.dom.edu/jobs. Please provide cover letter and resume, including a list of at least three professional references. Dominican University will accept applications for this position until it is filled.
Official transcripts will be required of finalists; submission instructions will be provided to applicants as necessary.
Dominican University is a Catholic, comprehensive teaching university located in River Forest, a suburb of Chicago, with an enrollment of over 3,100 students. The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution, with 50% of undergraduates first generation in college, 67% female, 51% Hispanic of Any Race, and 7% Black/African-American. Dominican University’s mission, in part, is to prepare students to participate in the creation of a more just and humane world. Toward that end, the university is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. For more information about Dominican University, see www.dom.edu.
Dominican University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  We look forward to a diverse pool of applicants who bring varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.  Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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