Pass along your expertise to a group of passionate students: consider teaching at Lake Michigan College. Your community needs your help building a well-educated workforce!

What it’s like to teach at LMC
Instructors work with students in the classroom, evaluating, teaching, and leading them through the curriculum. You will educate, direct, and inspire them as they pursue their goals and dreams. The content of the curriculum will be provided to you, but you and your colleagues can enhance it with real life experiences that will enrich the education of the students.
  • A time commitment as low as 3 to 4 hours per week
  • Teach at campuses in Benton Harbor, Niles, South Haven, or Allegan
  • Materials, syllabi, and training provided
  • Opportunities to network with other educators
  • Collaborate with other instructors, staff, and students
  • A wide range of schedules available, including online and hybrid courses
  • Opportunities to serve on academic committees

Who you will teach
Lake Michigan College students have the dedication to pursue further education against obstacles large and small. They are from across the district – Berrien, Cass, Allegan, and Van Buren counties – from across age groups, from all walks of life, and with varying educational backgrounds.

Search job postings for full-time and part-time faculty positions. To be considered for our future Part-Time Faculty Positions, please click here to submit your CV, cover letter and teaching philosophy to a discipline-specific candidate pool.

Other benefits of teaching
  • Tuition reimbursement for instructor and dependents (based on course load)
  • Eligible for professional development fund (after 24 contact hours), free professional development events, and Teaching and Learning Center training opportunities
  • Tiered payscale starting at $36 per contact hour ($50 per contact hour for MSN instructors)
  • Mendel Center Mainstage ticket discount
  • Free Wellness Center use (the Wellness Center is on the Benton Harbor/Napier Avenue campus)
  • Whirlpool Inside Pass discount
  • Participate in commencement
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Free business cards
  • Privy to Internal postings for full-time faculty positions
  • See more details in the Part Time Faculty Compensation Summary

Contact Me About Teaching at LMC!

Program contacts can be found in the specific job postings. For general questions, use this form to reach Human Resources.

Featured Part-Time Faculty Openings

Note that all positions are for on-campus courses to be taught in-person.

Career and Workforce Education classes – Qualified candidates will possess at least a bachelor’s degree. In some cases, job-specific credentialing may qualify in place of a degree.

Part-Time Instructor - Electrical (Fall 2017)
For DC Electricity and Transformers, Motors and Controls on-site classes at the Hanson Technology Center at the Benton Harbor/Napier Avenue Campus

Part-Time Instructor - Nursing (Fall 2017) for Benton Harbor Campus

Part-Time Instructors - Trade Related/Apprentice (Fall 2017) for Benton Harbor Campus and Allegan Tech Center

Arts and Science classes – Qualified candidates will possess appropriate professional career experience and hold a master’s degree and 18 graduate hours in the discipline to be taught.