Adjunct Instructor, Civil Engingeering Tech (Surveying)

Boone Campus
Aug 22, 2019
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Details

Position Information

Job TitleAdjunct Instructor, Civil Engingeering Tech (Surveying)CampusBoone CampusJob Number20-ADJ13Employment DateFall 2019 and Spring 2020 semestersJob CategoryAdjunct FacultyApplication & Position Contact Information

Renee White (515) 433-5056 or [email protected]

Posting Detail Information

Salary Information

$947 per Equivalent Credit Hour (ECH)

Job Summary

DMACC is currently looking for an instructor to teach two surveying classes in their Civil Engineering Technology Program: Survey I (Oct 17-Dec 12, 2019) and Survey II (March 10 – May 7, 2020). Both of these courses are taught in condensed 8 week sessions. There is the possibility for this person to start by team-teaching and substituting, while working up to becoming an instructor able to handle the class on his/her own.

Essential Functions

Teaches assigned courses in accordance with course competencies and syllabi. Develops and/or utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, techniques and delivery methods designed to meet the individual learning styles of students. Fosters a safe and civil learning environment. Informs students about course requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance policies. Monitors, evaluates, and documents student attendance, progress and competency attainment.

Required Qualifications

Associate degree or diploma in any area.

3 years of civil engineering related experience.

Ability to implement and teach land surveying techniques using appropriate technology. This includes, but not limited to, both conventional and robotic total stations, GPS receivers, automatic levels, Ranger and Trimble data collectors. Computer programs include AutoCAD Civil3D and Survey Pro.

Knowledge of applied mathematics as it relates to surveying subject matter.

Knowledge of bearings, azimuths, angles and traverse computations for horizontal measurements.

Knowledge of topographic mapping and map projections (Iowa State Plane Coordinate System), GNSS and GIS.

Knowledge of highway surveys, construction layout surveys and boundary surveys and the professional practices associated with each.

Knowledge of the U.S. Public Land Survey System and the legal principles that apply.

Demonstrated effectiveness working with populations having diverse values, and/or coming from varied cultures and backgrounds.

Desired Qualifications

Teaching experience.

Work Schedule

Survey I (Oct 17-Dec 12, 2019) and Survey II (March 10 – May 7, 2020).

Posting Date08/21/2019Deadline for Submitting ApplicationsOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

THIS VACANCY REQUIRES: Attachment of transcripts to your electronic application. Transcripts must contain the applicant’s name and degrees conferred. Scanned copies are acceptable.

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