Corporate Trainer- Trades Training - Adjunct Pool

Location
Houston, TX
Posted
Jun 02, 2017
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Community College


The Organization
Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We're proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team

Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. When you join our talented faculty team, you'll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We'll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.

The Opportunity
You: Innovator. Pacesetter. Agent of change. If you're a tech savvy, process improvement-focused Student Champion with a talent for developing partnerships with communities and individuals, we're looking for you.
Highlights: We are currently seeking an exceptional individual who will advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.
Next steps: If you always have the student experience in the forefront of your planning and execution, if you're a collaborator, an innovator and a person who gets things done, apply today!
Location

Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

  • Third-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City's 55.
  • Approximately 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don't forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate healthcare system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation's top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston's cultural scene.
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

    If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

    It is the policy of the Houston Community College System to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact the Employment Services Office at (713) 718-8565.
    HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

  • EDUCATION
    Bachelor's degree required. Eight (8) years experience may be substituted for the degree.

    Certification in construction trades (i.e., Master Welder, Master Electrician, etc), or any construction trades training certification, such as The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) preferred.

    EXPERIENCE
    A minimum of three (3) years subject-related industry experience required. Community college, university teaching, or corporate training experience preferred.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

    Ability to deliver classes at the client location/facility

    Knowledge and ability to dress appropriately.

    Excellent presentation skills, with demonstrated proficiency in presenting information clearly and effectively in both oral and written communication.

    Ability to attend certification classes in their discipline as deemed necessary by the department in order to comply with licensing requirements.

    Ability to repair, maintain and operate all relevant machines and tools

    Ability to climb a ladder to retrieve and replace materials and supplies as needed

    Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

    Ability to work in a diverse work environment

    Ability to teach day or evening classes at a number of sites around the city

    Ability to use current technology, including skill in a variety of computer software programs.

    Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional, community, and student population

    Possess good organizational and planning skills

    Demonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.

    Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-centered environment

    Self-disciplined and ability to effectively manage others

    Must be able to customize training content and format to fit client's objectives.

    Knowledge of and ability to use learning theory-motivational, perceptual, and emotional forces present in the learning process and the conditions which affect individual learning and change.

    Knowledge of and ability to use theories of leadership-alternative techniques and styles for guiding, motivating, and directing individuals under various situational conditions to achieve effective performance.

    Knowledge of current developments in related fields of specialization with the ability to keep up-to-date on changes in policies and procedures to maintain current working knowledge.

    Ability to contribute and present innovative ideas for new curricula and programs that combine traditional schedules with new demands from industry schedules.

    Ability to meet deadlines for reports and other required paper work.

    Ability to perform all the essential functions of this job.

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