Adjunct Faculty Credit - Paralegal Studies - Law of Business Organizations
Location: Palatine, Illinois
Internal Number: 494657
Starting Pay Rate: Per Adjunct Faculty Pay Scale
Schedule Information: Days/evenings/weekends depending upon course schedule
***This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates for the above subjects. As teaching needs arise, these applications will be reviewed for possible interviews***
The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Your application can remain "Under Review by Committee" for 18 months. You may check your status at any time by logging into jobs.harpercollege.edu with your username and password.
Job Description: Job Description: Teaching the Law of Business Organizations PLS 210-S01 in the fall 2023 semester online live (synchronously) on Monday nights at 6:30 pm to 9:10 pm from 8/21/2023 to 12/15/2023.
Education Requirements: Juris Doctor degree or Bachelor’s degree with three years' experience as a practicing attorney/legal assistant/paralegal in the area of corporate or business law. Attorneys and paralegals who have experience forming business organizations for clients, creating and maintaining corporate record books, etc. (preferably with experience forming public traded corporations) will be preferred.
Experience Requirements: Minimum of one year of college level teaching experience. A preference will be given for those candidates who have experience teaching online and using the LMS Blackboard.
Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***
* Official transcripts required upon hire
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.
Applicable Benefits: We offer a competitive, semester by semester adjunct pay, with some tuition waivers available after 3 semesters; sick and personal business leave; and a comprehensive Adjunct Faculty Development Program.
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