Instructor, Applied Engineering

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Job Title:

Instructor, Applied Engineering


Perry VanKirk Career Academy/Perry

Job Number:


Employment Date:

Fall Semester 2021

Job Category:

Faculty Positions

Application & Position Contact Information:

Human Resources at (515) 964-6479 or [email protected] for information concerning the application process. Eddie Diaz at 515-428-8100 or [email protected] for information concerning the position or your status once the position has closed.

Salary Information:

Per Faculty Salary Schedule

Job Summary:

Provides competency-based quality instruction in accordance with the stated philosophy and objectives of the College in classroom, lab and clinical settings. Assignment may include evening or off-campus teaching, individualized and/or competency-based instruction and/or online/distance learning.

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.

Develops and maintains current course syllabi and outlines; prepares lecture/lab and class materials.

Informs students about course requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance policies.

Works collegially in an academic environment; participates in College and program projects, events, and committee work, including advisory committee activities and advising student organizations.

Monitors, evaluates, and documents student attendance, progress and competency attainment; submits related reports as required.

Maintains established office hours and is otherwise available to assist students outside of the classroom.

Participates in the ongoing development and revision of curriculum and course materials and competencies, and in the selection of textbooks and other instructional materials/equipment.

Advises students regarding their academic needs and refers them for additional assistance as needed.

Promotes the College and the program and assists in recruiting and marketing the program to prospective students.

Participates in professional development activities and stays current in his/her field.

Required Qualifications:

Associate degree or diploma in electricity, hydraulics, mechanical, machine tool, motor controls, or related area.

3 years non-teaching work experience in manufacturing and/or electronics related fields.

Ability to function effectively in a team environment.

Strong interpersonal skills.

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

Desired Qualifications:

Ability to use and apply alternative instructional delivery systems to enhance learning.

Experience in curriculum development and learning assessment.

Experience in working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Physical Requirements:

• Sit
• Stand
• Lift Knuckle to Waist 20 lbs
• Lift Floor to Waist < 10 lbs
• Carry 20 lbs
• Push/pull horizontal < 20 lbs
• Push/pull vertical < 5 lbs up to 84 in
• Lateral Pinch
• Forward & Overhead Reach
• Crouch
• Neck Flexion, Extension & Rotation
• Fine Motor Coordination
• Hand & Foot Coordination
• Ability to be Mobile

Mobility accommodations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and determined by the essential functions of this position.

Physical Demand Category:


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Work Schedule:

9 month per year position

Posting Date:


Deadline for Submitting Applications:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

DMACC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and embraces diversity. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities desiring a reasonable accommodation in the application process should notify Human Resources at 515-964-6301 or by email [email protected]

THIS VACANCY REQUIRES: 1) A complete DMACC Employment Application (personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions). Incomplete applications and commenting “See Resume” will not be accepted. The application form will be used to screen applicants for required qualifications. 2) Attachment of transcripts to your electronic application. Transcripts must include the applicant’s name and degrees conferred. Scanned copies are acceptable.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/2/2021
Application Due: 6/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time