General Adjunct (Part-time) Instructor - Referral Only

Job Details

Overview and Responsibilities

This posting is designated for areas which do not have a current posting AND a member of CVTC management has referred you to this specific posting.

Please do not apply to this posting if there is an adjunct posting for the area you are interested in, hiring managers do not have access to this general adjunct postings.

This posting is reserved for referrals only. As a part of your application, you will be asked to give the name of the hiring manager who referred you to complete this application. Once completed, your application will be forwarded to that individual.

 

Adjunct instructors are hired on a per course basis. Courses are taught face-to-face in classroom, lab, or clinical settings; online; or a combination of online and face-to-face.

All CVTC instructors are required to meet with students and/or attend meetings on-site on a regular basis. This means that all instructors, including online instructors, must live within driving distance of CVTC campuses. Campuses are located in Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Menomonie, Neillsville and River Falls, Wisconsin.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement effective learning strategies and environments.
  • Deliver instruction of high quality.
  • Assess student learning.
  • Advise students.
  • Maintain labs as appropriate.
  • Participate in college activities and pursue ongoing professional development.
  • Develop a relevant and progressive curriculum.
  • Please view the Adjunct Instructor Position Description for additional roles and responsibilities of adjunct instructors at CVTC.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to plan for and deliver quality instruction.
  • Ability to facilitate and assess student learning.
  • Ability to manage the classroom effectively.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the internal community.
  • Ability to establish and maintain partnerships with external community.
  • Ability to model integrity through self-awareness, personal accountability, ethical behavior, quality standards, and sustainable practices.
  • Ability to think critically by applying problem solving practices, acquiring relevant information, using technology and other resources appropriately, and evaluating alternatives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively by speaking and writing clearly, concisely, and professionally; practicing active listening; reading critically and adapting communication for audience.
  • Ability to value diversity and demonstrate commitment to equity, inclusion, and culturally respectful interactions with persons of diverse ethnic, cultural, social-economic, or educational backgrounds.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of and skills with technology used for communication, grade entry, and teaching; including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint and SIS.
Qualifications

Technical diploma program instructors:

  • Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in an area preparing a person for the occupational area being taught.
  • Minimum of 2 years (4,000 hours) of occupational experience in a target job for the program or programs being taught, of which at least 1 year (2,000 hours) shall be within 5 years prior to date of hire. One year (2,000 hours) of recent related occupational experience may be waived if the applicant has at least 2 years of post−secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within 5 years prior to date of hire.
  • Prior teaching or training experience preferred.
  • Qualified per CVTC requirements at time of, and throughout, employment as an instructor. Must also meet and maintain Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requirements, Faculty Quality Assurance Standards (FQAS), and/or other job specific licensing standards.

Associate degree program instructors:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in an area preparing a person for the occupational area being taught.
  • Minimum of 2 years (4,000 hours) of occupational experience in a target job for the program or programs being taught, of which at least 1 year (2,000 hours) shall be within 5 years prior to date of hire. One year (2,000 hours) of recent related occupational experience may be waived if the applicant has at least 2 years of post−secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within 5 years prior to date of hire.
  • Prior teaching or training experience preferred.
  • Qualified per CVTC requirements at time of, and throughout, employment as an instructor. Must also meet and maintain Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requirements, Faculty Quality Assurance Standards (FQAS), and/or other job specific licensing standards.

General Education instructors:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in the subject area or master’s degree in any area with 18 graduate credits in subject area.
  • Prior teaching or training experience preferred.
  • Qualified per CVTC requirements at time of, and throughout, employment as an instructor. Must also meet and maintain Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requirements, Faculty Quality Assurance Standards (FQAS), and/or other job specific licensing standards.

 

In evaluating candidates for this position, the College may consider a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform duties of position.

 

As an equal opportunity/access employer and educator, CVTC is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Benefits Summary

This position is not eligible for benefits.

 

 

CVTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the college's non-discrimination policies: Director of Human Resources, 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701, 715-833-6334, WI Relay: 711

Company

Working at Chippewa Valley Technical College

Mission

Chippewa Valley Technical College delivers innovative and applied education that supports the workforce needs of the region, improves the lives of students, and adds value to our communities.

Vision

Chippewa Valley Technical College is a dynamic partner for students, employers, and communities to learn, train, and succeed.

Location and Campuses

Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and serves an eleven-county area in west central Wisconsin. The largest campus is located in Eau Claire and includes a Business Education Center and Health Education Center, plus a Manufacturing Education Center at the Gateway Campus and an Emergency Service Education Center and Energy Education Center at the West Campus. CVTC has regional centers in Chippewa Falls, Menomonie, Neillsville, and River Falls. The College is one of 16 WTCS colleges located throughout the state.

Student Profile

Student enrollment exceeds 8,000 credit students per year, plus over 9,000 non-credit students, with full-time equivalents of over 4,000. The median age of credit students is 24. Approximately 68% of students receive financial aid and 44% are Pell Grant students.

Programs and Placement

CVTC offers 110 programs, 35 certificates, and customized training to an average of 140 businesses annually. CVTC has an outstanding placement rate, 95% of graduates are employed within six months of graduation, with 87% in a related field. CVTC has nationally recognized faculty and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. Business and industry leaders serve on advisory committees and help CVTC match its curriculum to the needs of today's workplace. Courses are offered at numerous locations in traditional classroom settings, as well as online and in a variety of blended and hybrid formats.

Commitment to Learning

We value all students and their diverse backgrounds and are committed to their learning and success in a global society. We act with honesty, integrity, and fairness and offer a safe and cooperative work environment where individuals care for each other and grow through open communication. We value the resources entrusted to us and work together to develop and continuously improve processes that support the creative pursuit of new ideas.

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