Industrial Mechanical Technician Instructor
Under the supervision of the Dean of Trade, Industry, and Apprenticeship and in collaboration with other faculty, the Industrial Mechanical Technician Instructor will teach and facilitate student learning primarily in the Industrial Mechanical Technician program. This will be a year-round position. Responsibilities will be at the Rhinelander campus and designated outreach locations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following duties are normal for this position. The ordering of the duties and responsibilities do not represent a rank order of said duties and responsibilities. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
- Instruct courses in the following areas: hydraulics, pneumatics, industrial electronics, industrial PC applications, mechanical concepts, centrifugal pumps, mechanical print reading and schematics, piping systems, troubleshooting PLC systems, repair of automated manufacturing equipment, industrial fluid process control systems, machine troubleshooting and repair, preventative and periodic maintenance.
- Demonstrate safe behaviors in a manufacturing setting. Develop course policies and lab procedures to mentor students in industrial safety guidelines (OSHA) in a manufacturing setting.
- Demonstrate pedagogical mastery in face-to-face, hybrid, and online classes.
- Prepare the following course materials for each class taught by a faculty member: Learning Plans (Learning Activities, Assessments, Support Materials); Performance Assessment Tasks.
- Document course expectations and regularly communicate and report learner progress using the Learning Management and communication systems designated by the College.
- Perform assigned teaching and non-instructional activities, hold office hours (a minimum of six hours over a minimum of three days), and accomplish other professional responsibilities and College committee assignments under an annual individual employment contract.
- Maintain and update the following learning materials in Worldwide Instructional Design System (WIDS) for each course delivered by the faculty member to established institutional standards: Course Information; Course Description; Prerequisites; Textbook/Resource Requirements; Competencies; Performance Standards; Core Ability Links; Program Outcome Links; External Standard Links (if applicable); Learning Objectives, and Syllabus. Maintain and perform modifications to College-owned curricula in WIDS.
- Play a pivotal and active role in student recruitment, including college visit days or other recruitment events, PK-12 school visits, orientations, and additional activities designed to introduce the College or specific programs to prospective students.
- Play a pivotal and active role in continually improving instructional effectiveness. This includes the following: program- and course-level assessment, course development and delivery that meet College standards, student persistence and retention efforts, and program viability evaluation.
- Work with secondary and post-secondary institutions to establish articulation agreements, develop transcripted credit courses based on College courses, and meet the needs of Youth Options and Course Options students to ensure mobility for students entering and transitioning from the College.
- Work collaboratively with the Industrial Mechanical Technician Advisory Committee and local employers in developing and attaining relevant curriculum. Actively manage members of the advisory committee with the dean, and engage them in academic processes.
- Serve as a technical expert for industrial maintenance for adjunct instructors and the college administration.
- Assist in departmental budget development and management. Manage the instructional supply inventory, equipment, and tools used for learning activities in the lab.
- Assist in the development, delivery, and promotion of continuing education classes and programs in industrial maintenance.
- Continue developing professional technical skills and knowledge as technology changes in manufacturing. Maintain professional affiliations and certifications.
- Meet and maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements. View details at: http://nicoletcollege.edu/about/employment/certification.html