• Adjunct Lecturer

    Posted: 10/15/2023

    Continuing Open Recruitment for AY2023-2024 and Summer 2024

    Hiring Unit
    Environmental Resources Training Center (ERTC)

    Job Description/Responsibilities
    The Environmental Resources Training Center (ERTC) is accepting resume packages for Adjunct Lecturer positions for the 2023-2024 academic year.  This listing does not represent an actual vacancy; rather open recruitment allows interested persons to submit materials for future vacancies within the ERTC. 

    The Adjunct Lecturer will teach the ERTC’s on-campus or off-campus, non-credit evening courses or workshops in water supply and wastewater treatment facility operations, maintenance, management, laboratory procedures, or cross-connection control.  ERTC will make individual appointments to teach on a course-by-course basis selecting the best person(s) qualified to teach courses in their specialty.  The Adjunct Lecturer may also be utilized and participate in on-going special projects.  All qualified applicants will constitute a pool from which appointments will be made on an as-needed basis. 

    The ERTC mission is to equip students with the job skills and resources needed to thrive in the industry, thereby creating a competent workforce. The training center offers specialized courses for both entry-level personnel who are preparing for a career in drinking water and wastewater treatment systems, and those already employed in such systems seeking additional education to upgrade job skills, obtain advanced certification levels, and prepare for more responsible positions. In addition, ERTC offers courses for licensed plumbers in cross-connection control or backflow prevention. For more information on the ERTC, visit: https://www.siue.edu/ertc/

    Minimum Qualifications
    For Wastewater or Water training, instructor must hold certification as Illinois Class 1 Wastewater Treatment Operator or Illinois Class A Water Supply Operator.  For Cross Connection Control training, instructor must be a licensed plumber.  Instructor or special project staff needs an AAS degree or the equivalent in training and expertise.  Demonstrated desire and ability to teach occupational skills courses are essential.  Teaching experience in community college or similar program or equivalent documented experience teaching occupational-technical programs is preferred. 

    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. SIUE is committed to education that explores the historic significance of diversity in order to understand the present and to better enable our community to engage the future. Integral to this commitment, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville strives for a student body and a workforce that is both diverse and inclusive. We strongly encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups, including women, members of racially minoritized groups, and individuals with disabilities, to apply.  For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans  

    Terms of Appointment
    Course by course or project-by-project basis, non-bargaining, term appointment beginning July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024. 

    Source of Funds

    Commensurate with credentials and experience. For more information about employment benefits and policies, visit: Faculty Employment Benefits 

    Application Process
    Candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, academic transcripts, and references to: 
    Matthew Maas, Director
    Environmental Resources Training Center
    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
    Campus Box 1075
    Edwardsville, IL 62026-1075 

    Application packets may also be emailed (in pdf format) to: mmaas@siue.edu

    Application Deadline
    Applications must be received 30 days prior to start of the semester to be considered for appointments to teach.   Appointments will continue until all open positions are filled. 

    SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. 

    The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.siue.edu/police/cleary-act-forms/ . The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536.

    Dual Career Support for New Faculty
    The Career Development Center has partnered with SIUE's Toward an Inclusive Model of Excellence project to provide a variety of career services and resources to partners of new faculty who have relocated to the Greater St. Louis area. Support for this initiative was provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through Award 1936141. Outlined below is a specific list of career services and resources available to help you on your career journey. Individuals are eligible to receive a maximum of three, one-hour appointments.  Visit them online at: https://www.siue.edu/career-development-center/faculty/NSF-Advance-GrantLanding.shtml 

    CLICK HERE TO APPLY: https://www.siue.edu/employment/general/FY24-014.shtml