Our Cooperative Education Department is seeking faculty to facilitate career-related learning activities in and out of the classroom.
Beyond the required education and experience instructors must have a passion for what they teach, and have teaching styles that support student success. Instructors are responsible for following Division and College procedures in support of teaching and learning.
The Cooperative Education Department is part of the Division of High School Connections and Cooperative Education and provides state of the art educational internship experiences to students in a wide variety of settings. The ideal candidate for this instructional position will bring innovative and participatory leadership to the College and the Cooperative Education Department. The ideal candidate will be able to facilitate meaningful, career-related work experiences for students and design/teach learning activities in and out of the classroom. The ideal candidate will thrive both independently and as a collaborative team member. As the teacher of record, the ideal candidate will function at the highest professional level, representing the College in the community and in the classroom.
Faculty members in the Cooperative Education Department facilitate for students on-the-job learning experiences related to the student’s area of study or career goals. Learning sites are primarily in the local community but may also be throughout the state and Northwest Region. Department faculty members are assigned and responsible for working with students in specific academic areas. Co-op faculty identify learning sites, assist students with resume and interview preparation, monitor student learning at work sites, evaluate student learning and assign term grades. May be responsible for teaching pre-internship seminars which are graded credit courses.
Contracted faculty are professional educators with the primary responsibility of working independently and with other faculty and providing a quality learning experience for all Lane Community College students in alignment with College Core themes, Vision and Values.
Works with business, industry and the public sector to develop and coordinate work-based learning opportunities for students. Prepares, teaches, monitors, supports, and evaluates students engaged in on-the-job learning for college credit in both career technical and transfer disciplines.