Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities


Recruitment Specialist/Advisor


The Recruitment Specialist/Advisor has primary responsibility for assisting the member institutions in recruiting prospective students, for representing the University Center at recruiting events, and for providing pre-admission advising for prospective students.  This includes developing and maintaining links with “feeder” institutions such as the College of Lake County, Lake County school districts, major employers, and relevant community organizations.  The Recruitment Specialist/Advisor will develop an in-depth understanding of each program offered through the University Center and will stay abreast of all program changes.  The Recruitment Specialist/Advisor will maintain an up-to-date library of articulation agreements and transfer guides and will assist prospective students in determining which programs will best help them meet their educational goals.  This position will include significant evening & weekend work and may include outreach into McHenry County, northern Cook County, and southeastern Wisconsin.  It will report through the Associate Dean for Academic Services & Programs.

Download the complete job description, including a description of duties and the qualifications for candidacy below.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter outlining your interest in and qualifications for the position, along with a copy of your resume and the contact information for three professional references.  (References will not be contacted until the search reaches the finalist stage.)  Review of candidates will begin on June 19, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.  Electronic submissions are strongly preferred to:

Hilary Ward Schnadt, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic Services & Programs
University Center of Lake County
1200 University Center Drive
Grayslake, IL 60030  Phone:  847/665-4004        

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Program/Student Advisor--SIUC Extended Campus


The Program/Student Advisor disseminates information to students on degree requirements, provides services, publicizes and promotes academic programs, acts as a liaison between students and campus, provides students with financial advisement, ensures the maintenance of all required files and processing of required forms and documents, and manages the office to which assigned.

This job is located at the Southern IL University Carbondale’s Extended Campus office at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center.  Some travel to other Extended Campus offices may be involved.

A bachelor’s degree is required.  Academic advising experience, financial aid experience, and a working knowledge of Veterans Affairs (VA) and State Approving Agency policies, procedures, and requirements preferred.

To Apply:

Applicants should email a cover letter and resume to:

Chicago Regional Coordinator

P: 847/665-4152
M: 847/830-9566
F: 847/665-4115

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Faculty Positions

Faculty Curriculum Vita Bank


While the University Center itself does NOT hire any faculty, we are sometimes asked by our member institutions to assist them in identifying local candidates for adjunct teaching opportunities in Lake County. To that end, we have established a Faculty Curriculum Vita Bank and are soliciting curriculum vitae from experienced college and university instructors. If you are interested in teaching in programs offered through the University Center, please send a cover letter identifying the courses and/or subject areas you would like to teach and a copy of your curriculum vita. Current letters of recommendation or teaching evaluations would also be welcome. Our member institutions have indicated a preference for candidates with doctoral degrees and a minimum expectation of a graduate degree. We prefer to receive your material by email to allow ready forwarding to member institutions.

To Apply:

To add your credentials to the Faculty Curriculum Vita Bank, send information to:
Hilary Ward Schnadt
Associate Dean for Academic Services & Programs
University Center of Lake County Faculty Bank
1200 University Center Drive
Grayslake, IL 60030
Fax: (847) 665-4111

Please note that a submission to this Faculty Curriculum Vita Bank constitutes a declaration that you are willing to be considered for future openings but does not constitute application for any specific opening. Electronic submissions are encouraged to expedite ready forwarding to member institutions.

Benedictine University Seeks Faculty for Education Cohorts at UC


Benedictine University adjunct instructors (variable time) for Education Cohorts at UC:  Mas-ters of Reading Program and ELL Endorsement.

Masters of Reading in Education:
• Terminal degree-doctorate in Reading/Literacy or closely aligned field unless has documented exceptional expertise.  Exceptional expertise refers to faculty who may not have a doctorate but who possess outstanding knowledge and skills.  Examples include teachers certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and school administrators who have been recognized for outstanding service.
• Holds an endorsement as a Reading Specialist or Reading Teacher.  More than 5 years of full-time experience working as a reading specialist with P-12 students.

• Masters degree in education, in a field closely aligned with ESL/ELL/Bilingual/TESOL
• Holds an Illinois Professional Educator’s License
• Holds an endorsement in ELL/ESL/Bilingual
• Preferred: 5+years experience working with ELL/ESL/Bilingual P-12 students

To Apply:

To apply:
Send electronic resume to:
Andrea Stein

More information about Benedictine University and descriptions of the programs that Benedictine offers through the University Center can be found here.

Instructors/Lecturers (Variable-Time), Department of Curriculum & Instruction, SIUC


Responsibilities of Positions:
1. Deliver general teacher education and elementary education undergraduate course content as needed at UCLC. (master’s degree or doctorate required)
2. Deliver general teacher education and elementary education undergraduate courses as needed at RLCM. (master’s degree or doctorate required)
3. Deliver teacher leadership graduate level courses as needed at RLCM. (doctorate required).

The rank of Instructor requires an earned master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction or a related field; the rank of Lecturer requires an earned doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction or a related field. Applicants must have:
1. A strong background in curriculum and instruction design and delivery.
2. Knowledge of specific content to be taught in one or more of the courses available (see below).
3.Teaching experience at the k-12 school level.

Course Listing:
Instructors/Lecturers are needed for the following courses taught at the UCLC campus.

CI 325: Art & Music in the Elementary Classroom
CI 337: Assessment of Child Development
CI 361: Social Science Teaching Methods (pre-K-4th)
CI 362: Social Science Methods (4th-8th)
CI 388: Integrated Mathematics Methods (pre-K-4th)
CI 389: Integrated Mathematic Methods (4th-8th)
CI 418: Critical Issues in the Profession of Teaching
CI 419: Child, Family, and Community Engagement
CI 426: Intro. to Elementary School Science (pre-K-4th)
CI 427: Science Processes and Concepts for Teachers (4th-8th)
CI 431: Literacy Foundations & Instructional Models
CI 432: Literacy Development and Assessment (pre-K-4th)
CI 433: Instruction & Assessment of Adolescent Literacy
CI 434: Literacy Diagnosis and Interventions
EDUC 301: Reflective Instructional Practices
EDUC 302: Methods of Instructional Practices
EDUC 303: Advanced Instructional Practices
EDUC 308: Characteristics and Methods for Teaching Exceptional Children
EDUC 313: Planning and Management
EDUC 319: Language and Learning

Application Procedure:
Complete applications include a letter of application which indicates the campus location that is preferred (RLCM or UCLC), a resume, copies of all college/university transcripts, and a list of at least three professional references with complete contact information (including full name, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address). Electronic application submissions are preferred.

To Apply:

Address application materials to:

Instructor/Lecturer CI Distance Education Search Committee
c/o Tami Alvis
College of Education and Human Services
115 Wham Building, Mail Code 4624
625 Wham Drive
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, Illinois 62901


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