Electrical Trades Instructor

Alfred, NY
Jun 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.

Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and the academic success of our students. Alfred State seeks educators who are student-centered and engage in the life of the College. Our tenure process emphasizes teaching and university service with a more flexible approach to scholarship and professional growth. For faculty interested in research, the college maintains a teacher-scholar program to support research including applied research that complements our emphasis in experiential learning, civic engagement and sustainability.

Category: Faculty

Department: Electrical Trades

Location: Alfred, NY

Posted: Mar 31, '17

Type: Full-time

Job Description:

The Electrical Trades Department of Alfred State College is looking for a highly motivated individual for the position of instructor within the Electrical Construction and Maintenance Electricians Curriculum. This individual must have strong working knowledge of AC/DC electrical theory and related mathematics. They must have an excellent working knowledge and practical application experience of the N.E.C. and of electrical instrumentation/test equipment. The selected applicant must be proficient in both residential and commercial wiring methods and applications to include conduit and raceway layout, design and an emphasis on bending calculations. The candidate will be able to manage mid-sized work crews (20+), which includes live work managing the project and classes on work sites as well as teach within a lecture and a laboratory classroom. A working knowledge of Email (outlook), Microsoft word, and Excel is required.


An Associate's Degree in a related field and 7 years of documented professional field experience (including a minimum of 5 years trade experience) is required. Previous teaching experience is a plus. This position will require a willingness to participate in the college learning community and a willingness to advance through continuing education.

Additional Information:

Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at http://www.alfredstate.edu/student-services/annual-security-and-fire-safety-report. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must upload a cover letter and resume.


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