Clinical Skills Instructor - Contractual (Workplace Learning)-

St. Augustine College - Chicago, IL


St. Augustine College

Title: Clinical Skills Instructor (Workplace Learning)-- Contractual

Department: Institute for Workforce Education (IWE)

Reports to: Training Program Manager

Date: October 8, 2019

St. Augustine College

St. Augustine College is an independent institution of higher education created under the auspices of the Episcopal Diocese to make the American system of higher education accessible to a diverse student population. The college’s Institute for Workforce Education (IWE) provides hundreds of customized training programs to the healthcare, manufacturing, non-profit, construction, service, and
TDL sectors of the Chicago economy. IWE is largest college-base workforce development programs in the State of Illinois annually serving over 2,000 students.

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Training Program Manager this position serves as the key to creating a successful outcome in the education of our clients' employee populations in learning human services and counseling skills as indicated in the essential job functions below. Preferred candidates will have previous experience training adults in the workplace setting in Human Services, Counseling, Social
Work, Psychology, or related fields.

Summary of Essential Job Duties:

1. Deliver training courses in public, open enrollment programs and at client sites. Experience in adapting training techniques to students of both technical and non-technical backgrounds.

2. Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) for course development or for client customized training programs. Participate on engagement teams to deliver project management coaching or consulting services, as needed.

3. Teach and promote a high level of continuous improvement and learning. Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.

4. Follow institute’s training protocols and systems including student evaluations, and timely and accurate submission of required course paperwork.

5. Participate in quarterly program information and improvement sessions.

Minimum Requirements:

1. Master’s degree in Human Services, Counseling, Social Work, Clinical Psychology or a related field, and two (2) years of experience in areas associated with area of specialization-- certification in Addictions Counseling in Illinois a plus.

2. Two to five years of training delivery experience, and experience adapting training techniques to students of both technical and non-technical backgrounds

3. Ability to multi-task in a very fast-paced environment.

4. Excellent organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills are required.

5. Ability to cultivate and maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and other organizations.

6. Self-directed, organized, and innovative with a well-developed sense of customer service and professionalism.

7. Sensitivity to socially and ethnically diverse communities.

8. Highly developed analytical and problem solving and decision-making skills.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

It is the policy of St. Augustine College not to engage in discrimination or harassment against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from the military, or status as a disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam era and to comply with all federal and state non- discrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, orders, and regulations.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $55.00 to $80.00 /hour


  • relevant: 2 years (Preferred)

Contract Length:

  • Varies
  • 3 - 4 months

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely

Additional Compensation:

  • Other forms

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations


  • Flexible schedule

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more