Adjunct Assistant Professor - Railroad Signal

Overland Park, KS
Jun 26, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description

The National Academy of Railroad Sciences (NARS) is seeking qualified candidates to teaching in one or more undergraduate conductor courses ranging from:

Introduction to Railroad Signal Systems

Track Circuits Basic AC Theory

Automatic Interlocking Circuits

The instructor delivers Signal training, plan, prepare, and delivers quality classroom instruction in lecture and laboratory formats. The instructor will give safety briefings, prepare lesson plans and syllabus, track student grades and attendance, lead and manage students, accurately and objectively evaluate skills and aptitude, evaluate students, support alternate training delivery methods: video, computer-based training and web- based training, and submit grades and reports in a timely manner.

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Required Skills

AA degree with additional formal training in electronics is required.

Must have superior knowledge of Operating and Safety Rules and FRA Rules, Standards and Instructions for signal systems; and, AREMA/AAR and signal manufacturer's recommendations and guidelines.

Must have functional knowledge in the theories, practices and principles of signal system and computer operation.

Candidates must be experienced in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Two years or more experience in Signal Maintenance or Construction.


Specialized knowledge of training program development, implementation and administration is highly desirable.

Experience teaching in a community college, high school, vocational setting, technical trainer, or working with adults is preferred.

Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Electronic or Computer Engineering is desired.

Required Experience

Benefit Information:

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Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained.
For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email.

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Job Location
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Position Type
Competitive rate of pay

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