Non-Credit Instructor - Accelerated Training Center

Columbus State Community College
Columbus, OH

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Requisition ID: req3257

Job Title: Non-Credit Instructor - Accelerated Training Center

Department: Workforce Innovation

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor

Employment Status: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Type: Contract

Compensation: Developed on a project basis

Schedule: Schedule will be determined based on the assignment

The College Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce needs and make higher education an affordable reality. There has never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there’s no better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on student success and a partnership mindset have established Columbus State as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy, and a premier community college that is changing the nation’s education and workforce landscapes. With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, at several regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is the nation’s only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream (ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a participant in The Right Signals Initiative through the Lumina Foundation. Columbus State employees at all levels benefit from an engaging, collaborative, and supportive culture that rewards innovation and vision. We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and professional development opportunities. We are dedicated to ensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects that of our students and region. We are proud to be a central part of a community that embraces differences and celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define Central Ohio.  The City Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America’s fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That’s why Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, both professionally and personally. Position Summary

The Facilitator for the Accelerated TrainingCenter is responsible for delivering training to a wide variety of audiencemembers for the purposes of building their skill level to secureemployment.  In person as well as onlinedelivery may be used.  A Facilitator mayalso meet with a company representative for the purposes of deepening theunderstanding of skill requirements to be trained and to secure company,occupational or industry specific examples in delivering the trainingcomponents. 

Core Competencies RequiredPositive Approach, Communication, Guiding Interactions, Energy, Earning Trust



Delivering and facilitating assigned educationtraining curriculum. This includes classroom instruction, and field instruction(as appropriate). Delivery may occur at a customer site, a partner site or at acollege owned or leased location. Deliver and facilitate approved safety,technical, and skills curriculum using adult learning delivery methods andclassroom visual/audio equipment while effectively managing class time. Assistsin identifying, planning and implementing learning activities appropriate tostudent needs. Perform active learning lessons as needed or directed forassessing skills needed to perform specific tasks during lab/practicalevaluations. Conduct refresher training or one-on-one sessions as needed orrequested.

Assist in the maintenance of course materials. Employappropriate assessment techniques to measure student performance in achievingcourse goals and objectives. Conduct studentsurveys of the education and training experience for the purpose of continuousimprovement. 

Facilitation & Classroom Support

Reports to site on time and prepared as directed.Models professional behavior and exceptional customer service, teamwork, andprofessionalism in all interactions with college employees, client companyemployees, training participants, associated project vendors and communitymembers. Keep accurate and appropriate records of attendance and scores inaccordance with established college and departmental policies and procedures.Handles student concerns with respect, follows guidelines, processes andprocedures, and reports any issues to leadership. Craft supplementary learningmaterials as needed in conjunction with our instructional designer, such asparticipant manuals, facilitator guides and other learning tools with suchmaterials finalized at least one week prior to first delivery session.

Possess and maintain the required trainingcertifications that enable delivery of assigned content while engaged withOffice of Talent Strategy delivery. May be assigned secondary documentationresponsibilities as requested by department leadership. Adherence to agreed upondeadlines for client company as outlined in the Letter of Agreement is ahallmark of the customized training service.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for college employees, client company employees, associated project vendors, and members of the community. Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable and productive work and learning environment where all learners, clients, and college employees feel valued and are able to contribute to their full potential, regardless of their differences.

Other Duties & Responsibilities

Activelyparticipates in staff development workshops which contribute to personal and professionalgrowth. Attends all required department meetings and trainings.

Usual Physical Requirements

Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential job functions described in this position description. Whileperforming duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digitaldexterity when entering data into computer. The employee frequently sits forperiods of time, stands, and walks. Employee converses verbally or manuallywith others in person as well as by telephone. Vision demands include close,relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. Employeeoccasionally lifts up to 10 pounds.

Working Conditions

Typicaloffice/academic environment. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical tobusiness offices. Must travel to various Columbus State campuses and client sites.

Knowledge of: adult learning theory; abilityto perceive education and training participant knowledge gaps, execute remedialstrategies swiftly and discreetly delivering adult instruction; communication; guideeducation and training participants thoughtfulness about possible careertrajectories and project a highly engaging delivery to aid in participantcomprehension and retention.

Skilled in:
communication, verbal,non-verbal and written, ensures understanding, adjusting to audience; strongplanning and organizational skills, patience and resilience, conflictresolution skills, refined interpersonal techniques; self-management;problem-solving; maintaining the audience's attention; presenting in a logicalmanner using appropriate learning aids and summarize information to audience;defining clear goals and measuring student progress toward set goals;maintaining accurate electronic records.

work creatively, independently, and in a teamenvironment; use good judgement, maintain confidential and sensitiveinformation about clients and training participants; demonstrate initiative; understand students’ needs andconcerns; differentiate instruction appropriately; follow a logical sequence;use learning aids; build collaborative relationships; effectively work withpersons of varying cultures and diversity; maintain effectiveness whenexperiencing major changes in requested customized training content; personalwork tasks, schedule, or work environment maintain accurate and complete workrecords; apply analytical thinking; maintain good public relations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor'sdegree, associate degree or certifications in education and training content orequivalent educational industry experience and/or training or equivalentcombination of education and experience. Minimum five (5)years of education or training facilitation and instructional experience. Experienced incollaborating with other facilitators and staff to develop improved coursework,assessments and classroom delivery and management techniques. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s). An appropriate combination of education,training, coursework and experience may qualify a candidate.


About Columbus State Community College

Columbus State is one of the largest colleges in Ohio, serving approximately 45,000 students annually. Committed to equity and accessibility, and driven to innovate on behalf of our students and our community at large, Columbus State is positioned as Central Ohio’s front door to higher education. Embracing a partnership mindset, Columbus State collaborates with university partners to provide affordable bachelor’s degree options, and with the region’s major employers to develop relevant, real-world educational offerings that produce in-demand workforce talent.


Columbus State offers convenient access to classes and college services at its locations across Central Ohio. Our Columbus Campus is located in the downtown Creative Campus neighborhood of the city’s Discovery District, while our Delaware Campus serves students in the fast-growing northern part of the region. Our Regional Learning Centers are located in Dublin, Grove City, Reynoldsburg, Westerville at Otterbein University, and The Southwest Center at Bolton Field.

National Recognition

Columbus State’s commitment to diverse, equitable and inclusive outcomes for our students and a better society is reflected in our recognition as the 2019 Leah Meyer Austin Award winner by Achieving the Dream, a national network dedicated to eliminating equity gaps in community college education. Columbus State is an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction and a 2021 member of its Racial Equity Leadership Academy initiative to further institutional racial equity change.

Points of Distinction

• In August 2019, Columbus State opened the new home for its School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Mitchell Hall.

• The College is a leader in The College Credit Plus Program, an Ohio Department of Education strategy aimed at increasing educational attainment.

• Thanks to its strong academic foundation, Columbus State is extremely successful in the grant-writing arena, with 98 active grants from federal and state agencies, corporations, philanthropic organizations, and other sources with a total value of $70.4 million.

• Columbus State holds an annual Day of Service, where hundreds of students, faculty, and staff volunteer at dozens of locations around the area, totaling nearly 2,500 hours of service each year.

• In 2018, Columbus State adopted Four Pillars of Student Financial Stability and is actively partnering with community organizations to help solve issues of housing and food insecurity for our students.

• In 2019, the Mid-Ohio Market at Columbus State opened on the Columbus Campus to help address food insecurity for students and the larger community.

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