Youth Manufacturing & 3D Printing Instructor

Job description

For over 40 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies.  Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.

Job Description:

Oakton Community College is looking for an enthusiastic and innovative instructor for a 3D Printing & Manufacturing camp this summer. More than just fun and games, this program provides an introduction to engineering and manufacturing careers to students ages 12-14. Students will give their science, technology, engineering, and math skills a workout, while working with hands-on projects.

Teach 2 one-week sessions at our Skokie campus (7701 Lincoln Ave., Skokie, IL).

Week one: July 30-Aug. 2, 8:00am - 4:00pm

Week two: Aug. 6- Aug. 9, 8:00am - 4:00pm

Guide students through project-based learning from the research phase, to design and production, using curriculum provided by Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs and Manufacture Your Future.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Preparation of program learning activities and instructional materials (as appropriate),
  • Delivery of instruction, including being prepared for and meeting programs at scheduled times,
  • Compliance with departmental and institutional policies and procedures


Required Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching children ages 12-14
  • Preparation of course presentations and instructional materials
  • Experience with 3D printing technologies and troubleshooting
  • Understanding of manufacturing: processes, its place in history and impact on society
  • Knowledge of project-based curriculum design
  • Knowledge of the engineering design process
  • Compliance with departmental and institutional policies and procedures
  • Compliance with institutional procedures

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching the manufacturing process and engineering design process.
  • Experience teaching project-based learning.

Additional Information:

Salary: $35 hourly

Note: Any offer for this position is contingent upon results of required background check

Application Instructions:

For further details, visit our website at and select the Employment link to view Employment Opportunities.

Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and list of, at least, three (3) professional references with contact information prepared to submit with your application.  One (1) of the references must be your most recent, direct supervisor.

Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.

Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/24/2018
Application Due: 7/23/2018
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