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Position Title:

Faculty, Construction Management

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Position Status:

Full-time Continuing

Reports to (Supervisor) Title:

Assistant Dean of Construction & Architectural Technologies

Position Summary:

The Faculty will be responsible for providing educational leadership, student instruction and advisement in Construction Management.

Position Work Calendar:

172-day calendar

Abilities and Skills:

*Organizational and planning skills. (Minimum) *Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. (Minimum) *Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, staff, and other faculty. (Minimum) *Demonstrated sensitivity to diversity and multi-cultural issues. (Minimum) *Sensitivity to the expectations of students, faculty, staff, and the public. (Minimum) *Functional ability with microcomputer applications and Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and electronic communications applications. (Minimum) *Ability to provide quality instruction. (Minimum) *Possession of a valid driver’s license. (Desired)


*Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or a related discipline and 10 years of professional experience in the management of construction projects with a minimum of 7 years in commercial, heavy/civil and/or individual sectors. (Minimum) *Master’s degree in Construction Management or a related discipline and 8 years of professional experience with a minimum of 7 years in commercial, heavy/civil and/or individual sectors. (Desired) *Active membership in construction associations or organizations. (Minimum) *Formal coursework in education. (Desired) *Certified Professional Constructor or other industry certification. (Desired) *Earned Doctorate in a related discipline. (Desired)


*Experience in construction management computer applications. (Minimum) *Experience in managing heavy-highway/civil projects. (Desired) *Experience in multiple construction management areas including but not limited to: estimating, purchasing, negotiating, engineering, and jobsite management. (Desired) *Two (2) years of professional teaching experience in an accredited construction program at the college/university level. (Desired)

Responsibilities and Duties :

-Instruct theory and lab classes and evaluate student performance in the full spectrum of construction management skills including scheduling, estimating, productivity, cost control, planning, supervision, surveying, project management, safety, MEP, construction documents, structures, and project development. (Essential) -Advise, schedule, and maintain accurate records on students. (Essential) -Write and update course syllabi; assist with curriculum review, revision, and development. (Essential) -Assist the Dean and Accreditation Coordinator with program accreditation activities. (Essential) -Engage in professional development and technological upgrading activities. (Essential) -Contribute to the betterment of the College through school/departmental committee participation. (Essential) -Contribute to the betterment of the College through College-wide committee participation. (Marginal) -Assist in the development of grant proposals and follow-up activities. (Marginal) -Maintain accurate written records of student performance. (Essential) -Maintain office hours according to contractual guidelines. (Essential) -Assume responsibility for laboratory development, coordination and maintenance. (Essential) -Comply with College safety, hazardous waste disposal, and recycling policies. (Essential) -Assist the Dean and Department Head in developing instructional material lists, equipment specifications, department budget requests, and assist in planning and development of the master schedule. (Essential) -Provide coordination and supervision for instructional field trips, and work projects. (Essential) -Provide advisement and oversight to student organizations including construction-related student organizations. (Marginal) -Attend school, department, and construction management curriculum meetings as requested. (Essential) -Assist in providing tours, school visits, and student recruitment activities scheduled by the College, school, and/or department. (Essential) -Assist the Dean, Assistant Dean, and/or Department Head with the development, documentation, and maintenance of student and institutional outcomes assessment activities. (Essential)


*Requisite tools of the trade. *Microcomputers and relevant applications

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Special Job Features:

*Will include some travel to off-campus instructional sites. *Finalists for teaching positions must be fluent in the English language (oral and written) – English Fluency in Higher Education Act. (Pennsylvania Senate Bill 539/Act No. 76) *Finalists for positions must present a sample lesson. *The terms and conditions of employment for this position are subject to all provisions of the bargaining agreement between Pennsylvania College of Technology and the Penn College Education Association. *Candidates for the position must provide a project vitae detailing relevant construction experiences. *Background check will be required on selected candidate.

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Additional Expectations:

-Possess interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, faculty, staff and the public. (Essential)
-Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues. (Essential)
-Be sensitive to the needs and expectations of students, faculty, staff and administrators. (Essential)
-Maintain a high degree of confidentiality with regards to any and all information as a direct or indirect result of job responsibilities/job functions. (Essential)
-Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner and maintain the standard of care that is appropriate for this position. (Essential)
-Perform other appropriate job-related duties as assigned by the supervisor. (Marginal)
-Employees who provide student instruction will develop and maintain proficiency in the effective pedagogical use of current and future instructional technologies, including but not limited to learning management systems, media, instructional software, and connectivity devices. As such, are required to use the following elements of the Learning Management System (LMS): Upload all syllabi, timely use of the grade feature, and collection of digital student work and distribution of digital course materials.

College Statement:

This is not a complete itemization of all facets of this position. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The College has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without prior notice.


School of Engineering Technologies

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Pay Rate / Salary:

Commensurate with credentials submitted as applied to the College’s Faculty Salary System. As a point of reference, the salary range for new full-time faculty hired in various disciplines throughout the College for the 2018/19 academic year is $55,665 to $73,384.

Additional Information:

The wages, hours, and terms and conditions of employment for full-time teaching faculty, counselors and librarians (all regular College funded positions and certain grant/contract funded positions) are determined by the negotiated Agreement between Pennsylvania College of Technology and the Penn College Education Association. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires and the completion of an Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) by the candidate and the employer. Any offer of employment shall be contingent on the applicant’s timely production of required documentation to verify identity and employment authorization. If you cannot or will not be able to produce the required documentation, we cannot consider your application. If you are currently receiving an annuity from the State or Public School Employees’ Retirement System, employment at Pennsylvania College of Technology may affect your annuity status. If you are currently a member of either the State or Public School Employees’ Retirement System you may be required to contribute into the System. Academic rank will be based on established criteria at Penn College for faculty rank.

Desired Start Date:

August 2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:

If you wish to apply for this position, you must submit all application material through the College’s on-line recruiting website at For further information on this position, call 570-327-4770.

Position Type:

Teaching Faculty, Counselors and Librarians

EEO Statement :

Penn College is committed to equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.


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