Assistant Professor, Electronics

Job description

Job no: 493899
Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Student Services

Posting Job Title

Assistant Professor, Electronics


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Full-time Faculty

Number of openings


Job Summary

JCCC is searching or a diverse pool of candidates for our open Assistant Professor, Electronics position. This position will:
* Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that result in clear communication of Electronics Technology subject matter to the students.
* Use a variety of proven methods of engagement and assessment that facilitate student mastery of the content.
* Provide students timely, constructive, encouraging, and corrective feedback.
* Select and develop instructional materials; plan and organize instruction to enhance student learning.
* Create appropriate curriculum items that encourage student learning, the development of communication skills, and higher-order thinking.
* Use available instructional technology, as appropriate.
* Evaluate student learning by creating and applying course competencies and accurately evaluating student progress.
* Apply continuous improvement methods to improve teaching effectiveness through the application of appropriate teaching and learning strategies; utilize assessment processes to evaluate and document student learning to inform instructional delivery and curriculum content.
* Be accessible to students through e-mail, wireless/cellular technology, or scheduled office hours including arranging, when necessary, additional time for appointments.
* Maintain confidential and accurate records of students' academic standing; promptly provide final grades, attendance, and other information as required by administration.
* Work effectively with internal and external program stakeholders (such as College staff, industry advisory board, K-12 partners) to accomplish program goals.
* Attend and participate in all required meetings and exercise stewardship in the use of college facilities and materials.

Required Qualifications

-Bachelor's degree in electronics, electronics engineering technology or related field with 3 years of experience OR Associate's degree in electronics, electronics engineering technology or related field with 5 years of experience
-Written and oral communication skills

-Ability to pass a background check with a motor vehicle record search

Preferred Qualifications

-One year or more college teaching experience teaching electronics technology
-Two or more years experience as an electronic technician performing prototyping, repair, or other related work
-Demonstrated excellence in teaching in a variety of modalities (in-person, hybrid/web and online)
-Intrinsic motivation to complete complex and competing tasks within deadlines
-Ability to interact with all stakeholders (students, faculty, staff) in a consistently positive and professional manner
-Expert level ability to in constructing, troubleshooting, and maintaining electronic systems at both board and component levels
-Expert level ability in implementing embedded control systems using microcontrollers
-Expert level ability in configuring and troubleshooting electronic instrumentation including IP-based devices such as spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, and related equipment
-ISCET CETa or higher certification (required within six months of employment)
-Curriculum development experience (may include authoring of course packages, laboratory manuals, textbooks, and other items)
-Experience with conducting academic assessment and continuous improvement processes
-Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Access, Excel, Word, and SharePoint/One Drive
-Proficiency with TCP/IP networking and one or more instrumentation protocols (Profibus, Modbus, VXI, etc.)
-RF/wireless Communications as evidenced by FCC First Class Radiotelephone License or other documentation
-Proficiency in RF communications protocols, instrumentation, and troubleshooting
-Proficiency in microcomputer and microprocessor systems including assembly and C++ languages
-Experience with implementation of embedded control / DSP / RTOS-based systems
-Experience with PC board design using Cadence OrCAD capture and layout, or equivalent software package
-Experience with chip-scale systems implementation

Required application documents

Please submit resume/CV, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, and current industry certifications with the application. Official transcripts will be requested upon hire.

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Varies depending on department needs

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email [email protected]

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 16 Jan 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 19 Feb 2021 Central Standard Time




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Posted: 1/17/2021
Application Due: 2/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time