Working at Lake Forest

Lake Forest College is an inspiring and supportive community in which to work.

Lake Forest College offers comprehensive and competitive pay and benefits to attract and retain talented individuals to further our mission.

Find out more by visiting the Benefits section of our Human Resources site.

A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,600 students from more than 40 states and from more than 70 countries. Lake Forest is one of the most diverse small colleges in the Midwest with nearly 40% of our student body comprised of domestic minority and international students. The majority of our STEM pool is female and also includes a significant number of first generation and traditionally underrepresented students. At Lake Forest College, the quality of a faculty member’s teaching is the most important criterion for evaluation. The College also expects peer-reviewed publications and active participation in the College community. Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Lake Forest College offers equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

For more details, review the College’s Nondiscrimination Statement.

Lake Forest College is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities who apply for employment. Applicants may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the Human Resources Office at 847-735-5036 or via email at

A copy of Lake Forest College’s Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report is available upon request. The report includes statistics about crimes that occurred on campus and public property immediately adjacent to campus. The report includes institutional policies concerning campus security, sexual assault and other matters. It also includes fire statistics, fire safety practices and standards of the institution. A copy of this report can be obtained by contacting the Public Safety Office at 847-735-5555 or by visiting the website at

Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor of Economics, Business and Finance

Assistant Professor of Studio Art

Assistant Professor of Psychology (Developmental Psychology)

Assistant Professor of Biology

Assistant Professor in Spanish Literatures and Cultures

Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics or International Relations

Lecturer in Biology (BIOL 221)

Lecturer in Chemistry

Lecturer in Organic Chemistry

Lecturer in Mathematics/Statistics

Lecturer in Computer Science

Lecturer in Business

Freelance Director

Lecturer of Sociology and Anthropology

Staff Positions

Assistant Director for Intercultural Relations

Associate Director for Intercultural Relations

Chicago Program Coordinator

Associate Director of the Gates Center for Leadership and Personal Growth

Assistant Men’s & Women’s Cross Country/Distance Track Coach (Part-Time)

Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach (Seasonal) 


Residence Director

Custodial Openings

Part-time Administrative Assistant & Partnership/Program Manager

User Services Specialist

Programmer Analyst

Endpoint Administrator

Reference and Instruction Librarian (Part-Time)