Waubonsee Community College is a comprehensive two-year college offering more than 130 degrees and certificates in today's most desirable fields. Organized in 1966, it provides education and training services for the residents and businesses of Illinois District 516.
Reporting to the Dean for Technology, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences, the CNC Program Coordinator is responsible for CNC course and curriculum development, curriculum implementation, program promotion, and instruction as detailed in the requirements of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant sponsored by the Illinois Network for Advanced Manufacturing (INAM).
Assess the needs of manufacturers relative to CNC operators and setup personnel.
In cooperation with the dean, revise the existing CNC curriculum to align with identified grant outcomes, prepare students to earn National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) credentials in CNC areas of competency, and to meet industry specifications and needs.
Design courses to integrate innovative and sophisticated applications of technology that provide asynchronous delivery and real-time collaboration among learners and instructors.
Specify and order the software, tools, equipment, and machinery required to implement the revised curriculum.
Coordinate the installation of new equipment and machinery.
Collaborate with Marketing and Communications to promote the Waubonsee CNC Program.
Establish a system and procedure for conducting competency-based assessments of students' knowledge and skills for the purpose of awarding proficiency credit.
Teach courses as part of a 30 hour work week and assist other program faculty as needed.
Assist in gathering and compiling information and data required for grant reporting.
Facilitate the articulation of the CNC program to baccalaureate degree programs at colleges and universities.
Represent the college at INAM meetings and any other events related to the program.
Bachelor's degree in a technical field related to manufacturing or an Associate's degree and equivalent experience.
Three years of CNC or related experience required. Strong knowledge of the machine tool industry.
National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) certification preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Teaching and/or occupational experience that demonstrates evidence of teaching ability.
Availability to teach day, evening, and weekend courses.