Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) Adjunct Professor

Job description

Our Opportunity

Adjunct faculty salary for the 2019-2020 fiscal year is $885.00 per credit hour.
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) seeks highly motivated and qualified candidates for the position of adjunct or part-time faculty members in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) who will:
  • Place student success at the center of all decision-making,
  • Engage with students, faculty, staff and administrators to create a community of learners,
  • Seek opportunities for teaching and learning excellence,
  • Embrace change, risk-taking and innovation,
  • Respect the richness of diverse cultural values, beliefs and practices of others, and
  • Contribute to the technical and general education of students who will apply learning to the world of work and transfer their education to a university.

South Puget Sound Community College is committed to increasing its cultural diversity with an emphasis on equity and inclusion among its professional staff. The students that we serve come from a variety of backgrounds. On average, 43% of SPSCC students are people of color. We strongly encourage members of the underrepresented groups, veterans, and bi- or multi-lingual individuals to apply for this position to help meet the needs of our diverse students and service district.

And if that isn't enough? We also offer:
SPSCC accepts applications for adjunct faculty (part-time) positions on an ongoing basis to establish a qualified pool of applicants. This pool is created for future part-time professor appointments to the individual program or course indicated. This announcement will serve as an open and continuous applicant pool. Appointment availability varies from quarter to quarter.

Candidates selected from the pool will be contacted by the division should a vacancy arise.
What You'll Do

Faculty members will work with other faculty, staff, and administrators to:

  • Create and facilitate contextualized and integrated learning experiences in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) in relation to identified college pathways that are linked to career goals
  • Create authentic assessments of students' knowledge, skills, and abilities in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) that measure course, program, and college wide outcomes
  • Apply multiple teaching and learning strategies that promote the affective, cognitive and kinesthetic domains of learning
  • Support students in and out of the classroom, which includes directing them to campus services and resources
  • Be available to teach classes on a variety of days and times

Course number/titles (if available):
  • Introduction to 3-D Modeling
  • Introduction to Civil Engineering and Survey

Evening Classes for 2019/2020 with options for diversifying in the future.Qualifications You Possess

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree with focus in BIM/CAD or closely related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Working knowledge of the following software:
    • SketchU
    • Revit Architecture and/or Civil 3D
    • AutoCAD
  • Ability to teach and/or explain Building Information Modeling concepts and/or operate basic survey equipment
  • Demonstrated experience or participation with persons from diverse backgrounds such as sexual orientation, racial, ethnic, religious, linguistic, gender, age, socio-economic, physical and learning abilities, and a commitment to an inclusive and equitable working/learning environment.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Two to three years recent industry experience in building modeling and/or preparing civil drawings
    • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and/or Architecture/Design
    • Experience using an online learning management system such as Canvas, Blackboard or Moodle
    • Experience in creating rigorous and engaging lessons
    • Proven ability to teach Civil 3D/Basic survey equipment setup or Proven ability to teach Building Information Modeling using Revit

    To Apply

    Applications must be completed online and include the following attachments:

    1. Cover letter addressed to the Screening Committee highlighting your ability to perform the responsibilities and competencies described in the job posting.
    2. Current resume/CV showing all educational and professional experience which demonstrates how you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications.
    3. Copies of unofficial transcripts from institutions of higher education.

    Top candidates will be notified directly to interview for this position. Selection will be based on the applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties listed in this job posting as identified in the materials requested above. Applications with comments directing the reader to see attachments will be considered incomplete.

    Veterans Preference
    Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and wishing to claim Veterans Preference should redact their personally identifiable information from a copy of their United States Department of Veterans Affairs honorable discharge documentation and email to [email protected] with the job number for which they are applying in the subject line.

    Condition of Employment
    Employment with the college is contingent upon the successful completion of a comprehensive background check. Any adverse information will be considered on a case-by-case basis and does not automatically preclude a candidate from employment.

    Bargaining Unit
    This position has been designated as a bargaining unit position represented by the South Puget Sound Federation of Teachers, AFT/AFL-CIO, Local 4603.

    SPSCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
    South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientations, and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons over age 40, disabled and Vietnam era veterans, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. The college complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicants needing accommodation in the application process in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources office at (360) 596-5500. The college is committed to enhancing the diversity of our faculty and staff, as well as our student population. We strongly encourage applicants to apply without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legal protected status. SPSCC is a drug-free workplace.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/23/2019
    Application Due: 9/23/2019
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