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Part-time Instructor - Mechanical, Electrical (Corporate College)

Employer
Pittsburgh Technical College
Location
Oakdale, PA
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Job Title:

Part-time Instructor - Mechanical, Electrical (Corporate College)

Department:

Education Mgmt

Commitment to Mission:

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to PTC students and employees is essential.

About PTC:

Pittsburgh Technical College is a private, non-profit and regionally accredited institution committed to higher education excellence and focused on academic and professional success. Located in Western Pennsylvania since 1946, PTC awards associate and bachelor’s degrees and certificates in these areas: Business, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Hospitality, Design and Engineering Technology, Healthcare, Nursing, Information Systems and Technology, Trades Technology, and Energy and Electronics Technology. The PTC college experience is empowering and culminates in internships and clinical rotations for on-campus, degree-seeking students.

Purpose of Job:

It is the responsibility of the teaching Instructors to provide the learning activities and support that will lead to the achievement of the course objectives and contribute to the educational environment of the College and the community. Primary responsibilities are planning, developing, and teaching courses within the curriculum to facilitate student learning.

We hire Corporate College instructors in a part-time CC Instructors capacity, contingent upon the needs of the College and its’ corporate clients. In partnership with our clients, you will be the direct key to successfully educating our clients’ employee populations in learning new mechanical and electrical skills, as indicated below.

Education Requirements:

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or higher and at least 3 years of verified, paid work experience in industry as an electrical/electronic and/or mechanical specialist.
  • Work experience and significant hands-on and classroom training experience in one or more of the following areas: Mechanical systems (e.g., manufacturing, assembly, maintenance) Industrial electrical/electronic systems (e.g., automation, programmable logic controllers, motor controls) Technical math Blueprint and/or schematic reading Precision measurement Occupational and equipment safety.
  • Experience in adapting training techniques to students of both technical and nontechnical backgrounds

PREFERRED EDUCATION:
Associate degree or higher in a related field

Experience Requirements:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work with Corporate College staff and plant personnel to meet varying training schedules and course feedback
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills; must have demonstrated problem-solving ability
  • Ability to communicate, understand and meet needs of less technical customers
  • Must demonstrate instructional skills
  • Ability to manage complex projects demonstrating a high degree of judgment, tact, and discretion
  • Skilled in Windows environment with basic proficiency with common office software (word processing, spreadsheets)
  • However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile
  • High school diploma or higher and at least 3 years of verified, paid work experience in industry as an electrical/electronic and/or mechanical maintenance specialist
  • Work experience and significant hands-on and classroom training experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Mechanical systems (e.g., manufacturing, assembly, maintenance) Industrial electrical/electronic systems (e.g., automation, programmable logic controllers, motor controls, technical math
  • Blueprint and/or schematic reading, AC/DC
  • Experience in adapting training techniques to students of both technical and nontechnical backgrounds

Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Delivers training in one or more of the following programs: Mechanical – or Electrical programs using related materials to support training objectives
  • Reviews course content and objectives
  • Conducts training sessions and provides feedback for evaluating the effectiveness of training activities
  • Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community
  • Works with Corporate College to continuously improve instructional quality by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods
  • Evaluates students by a variety of means to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and inform them in a timely manner of their progress
  • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • Ability to work with Corporate College staff and plant personnel to meet varying training schedules and course feedback
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills; must have demonstrated problem-solving ability
  • Ability to communicate, understand and meet needs of less technical customers
  • Must demonstrate instructional skills
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Ability to manage complex projects demonstrating a high degree of judgment, tact and discretion
  • Skilled in Windows environment with basic proficiency with common office software (word processing, spreadsheets)

Physical Demands:

Pittsburgh Technical College (hereinafter “PTC”) will make reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with known disabilities if such accommodation would allow the individual to perform the essential functions of the job, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship and/or a direct threat to the health and/or safety of the individual or others. For additional information regarding PTC’s disability accommodation, please email [email protected]

Other Job Information:

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Must pass criminal background check prior to starting position.
OTHER JOB INFORMATION:PTC has taken the position that all new hires must have the COVID-19 Vaccine. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for all new employment with PTC. DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION STATEMENT:PTC is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all positions. PTC believes that the gathering and celebration of unique experiences, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace. Our mission is to champion a community of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in a spirit of civility. To learn more about DEI’s mission, vision, and values, Visit the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion webpage ACCOMODATION STATEMENT:Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or veteran status.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), PTC does not discriminate against applicants, employees, or students with qualifying disabilities. PTC will provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability. To request reasonable accommodation, please email [email protected]

Work Schedule:

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/evenings/weekends as needed
WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Equipment used includes desktop or laptop with Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone, and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work generally performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards
  • Work performed onsite at client locations
TRAVEL: As needed to support the mission, vision, and values of PTC.

Starting Pay Rate:

Competitive salary

Job Category:

Faculty Adjunct

Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time

Posting Number:

F202202

Job Open Date:

02/10/2022

Special Instructions Summary:

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:Please answer all questions on the application and included required attachments. Applications are considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

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