Title: Continuing Education Instructor
Employee Classification: P/T Faculty Biweekly
Department: Workforce Solutions
Salary Range: $21-$33 / Hour
Who we are:
We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.
We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.
We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.
We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.
What you get:
Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.
Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.
Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents. Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.
Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.
Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.
The basics of this position:
Continuing Education instructors are part-time, temporary hires specific to their area of expertise. The ideal candidate has a passion for sharing knowledge, excellent communication skills, evening/weekend availability, and experience teaching online. Currently seeking non-credit instructors for online and/or in-person personal enrichment and professional development community classes.
What you'll do:
•Instructor must have the knowledge to teach the proposed subject area topic and work independently to develop and present subject area class information and materials to a diverse group of community members with minimal supervision and establish a good rapport with students.
•Instructor must have the ability to adapt presentations for understanding at various educational levels and develop easy-to-understand oral presentations along with developing written materials where needed.
•Strong computer skills are necessary and required. Instructor must have the ability to skillfully use a computer and are required to communicate with the College staff using the stlcc.edu email provided at time of hire. Must be able to respond to requests in a timely manner.
•For online classes, instructors must have their own equipment to conduct the class and have the technical skills to navigate online communication platforms including but not limited to Zoom. College will provide Zoom license for instructor class use.
•Instructors are required to complete up to two hours of annual training on their own time and adhere to college policies and practices.
Education, experience, and other requirements:
•Qualifications vary. Minimum requirements are a degree or certificate in the field of expertise or a proven history of applied experience. Reliable computer/internet access and proficiency are required.
•Completion of a successful background check is applicable to all applicants. In addition, if teaching for students under 16 years of age, applicants must also register and be verified through the Family Care Safety Registry background check
Prior teaching experience in an educational or community setting.