General Manufacturing/Machine & Industrial Technology Faculty (Full-time)

Harrison & Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Mar 05, 2018
Institution Type
Community College


MMCC seeks individuals who: value collegiality and mutual respect; use data in decision making; are innovative; are service minded; are goal oriented; strive to continually improve themselves and their work processes; are willing to collaborate and seek to add value in every interaction.

Position involves general responsibility for all General Manufacturing /Machine Tool/Industrial Technology program areas, as well as preparing and delivering the instruction for courses in the Manufacturing/Machine Tool/Industrial Technology program areas. Course assignments may occur in a classroom setting, learning lab, online, and/or field experience including internship, CTE or dual enrollment environment.  Course assignments may be on both the Harrison and Mt. Pleasant campuses, and off campus installation including both day and evening courses.  Course load may be achieved over fall/winter/spring semesters. As a full-time faculty member, the incumbent may be responsible for advising students, actively participate in curriculum development, including exploring, researching and developing anticipated manufacturing technologies of the future, serve on college committees, act as a liaison to employees and professional associations, and assist with adjunct faculty recruitment and retention initiatives.

**Review of applications will begin on March 26, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  **


  1. Teaches assigned classroom courses.
  2. Assesses student academic achievement, providing students with timely and meaningful feedback on progress in the course(s).
  3. Maintains and reports appropriate classroom records, including attendance and grades.
  4. Uses Moodle Learning Management System course shell for all assigned courses as a tool to deliver/provide online instruction, course gradebook, and communications with students.
  5. Works collaboratively with other departmental faculty on projects aimed at assessing and improving student learning, in addition to assessing student learning outcomes at both the course and program level.
  6. Develops and updates syllabi for assigned courses and ensures course content and requirements meet college and accreditation requirements.
  7. Reviews existing curriculums, develops and instructs new curriculum to meet current and future industry demands.
  8. Assists with building class schedule for areas of discipline.
  9. Holds appropriate office hours for meeting with and assisting students.
  10. Works with Academic Dean to develop department budget for materials and supplies and recommends other purchases to support department.
  11. Reviews, selects and orders course books and other instructional materials.
  12. Schedules and/or conducts certification testing as needed for students and occasionally local business and industry partners.
  13. Assist students with job placement.
  14. Operates and maintains lab equipment, as well as ordering and managing lab materials and supplies. Makes recommendations on new or replacement equipment.
  15. Supervises lab technicians and adjunct faculty where applicable.
  16. Must stay current in the field through regular professional development.
  17. Maintains Industry instructional standards and certifications.
  18. Performs routine maintenance and trouble-shooting on manufacturing laboratory and assists with setup and breakdown of class and lab demonstration.
  19. Conducts Program Review of Occupational Education and Assessments as required by institutional, state and federal guidelines.
  20. Responsible for overall maintenance and safety of labs.
  21. Maintains active participation in college advisory committee meetings and community advisory committees as appropriate to maintain quality standards, collaborations and community input into programming.
  22. Works with the local RESD on dual enrollment and CTE courses, special projects, open houses, career exploration experiences, etc.
  23. Mentors and maintains regular communication with full-time and adjunct faculty in the departments(s), the Library and Learning Services, Registrar and Advising Departments.
  24. Attends, facilitates, and/or leads staff meetings and in-service programs within the department and college-wide; serves on college committees as encouraged/assigned.
  25. Supports and serves as a role model for our mission, vision, and student service initiatives. Adheres to the policies, procedures, and compliance guidelines of the college. Ensures support for the Teaching Profession Code of Ethics.
  26. Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • The ability to teach course content through both traditional teaching methods as well as using non-traditional methods using thing like online media and course management systems..
  • Be able to develop competence base learning projects that are related to the topics within the course material being taught
  • Blueprint reading (Mechanical, Welding, Electrical, Hydraulic, and Pneumatics.
  • Applied math skills (The ability to teach applied mathematical concepts in basic math, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry). Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Metrology and precision measurements using the industry standard tools (steel rules, micrometers, dial indicators, gage blocks, surface plates and coordinate measuring machines).
  • Material science (Metallurgy).
  • Basic Computerized Numerical Control (CNC).
  • The use of Jigs and Fixtures (Sine Plates, Rotary Tables, Indexing Head, Collet Chucks, Angle Plates and other fixtures used in the set up for machining purposes.
  • Support Equipment for machining operations (Bench and pedestal grinders, Band saws, Cut-off saws, Drill presses, Arbor presses, Hydraulic presses, and other pre-operation equipment used in the machine shop environment.
  • Manual Milling Machining experience.
  • Manual Lathe Machining experience.
  • Common health and safety for general industry.
  • The ability to use technology (computers).
  • Willingness to go to professional development courses (Trade and course related training).
  • Willingness to work with others in the development of the program.
  • Interpersonal skills and be comfortable working in a close, collaborative manner with other faculty members and staff, administration, community leaders, manufacturing representatives, and advisory boards.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, but not required:

  • Computer Numerical Control experience with HAAS controls.
  • Set-up and operations of CNC machines
  • Fluid Power (Hydraulics and Pneumatics)
  • Plastics and Silicone manufacturing processes
  • Ability to set molds and dies in production equipment
  • Program Logic Controllers
  • Basic Industrial Robotics
  • Quality (Statistical Process Control, Six Sigma, and Process management)
  • Mastercam
  • Autocad 

Education, Certification, Licensure: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Manufacturing or related field required. 


  • 3-5 years of Industrial work experience preferred.
  • Two – five years of teaching experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in a community college environment preferred.
  • Experience with online instruction preferred.