Job Title: Annually Contracted Faculty, HVAC
Department: Design, Construction & Trades
Location: Columbus Campus
Employment Type: Annually Contracted Faculty
Employment Status: Temporary
Bargaining Unit: CSEA(Faculty)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Compensation Type: Contract
Compensation Range: 59.47 - 59.47
Schedule: In-Person: Primarily 8 AM to 5 PM. Weekends and evenings as needed.
The Annually Contracted Faculty member creates, manages, and participates in a variety of learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives. The Annually Contracted Faculty member participates collaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff to promote the general well-being of the department, the College, and the collective and individual interests of its staff and student body. The contracted faculty member supports and seeks always to fulfill the guiding concepts for the College embodied in the philosophy, mission, values, and vision adopted by the board of education. This position description is in association with the Annually Contracted Faculty contract.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOBInstruction & Student Learning
Teaches assigned courses as scheduled and assumes primaryresponsibility for and exercises oversight of the curriculum in conjunction withthe Department’s policies, ensuring both the rigor of programs and the quality ofinstruction. Considers individual differences of students in order to designand support a range of appropriate learning activities. Participates in theidentification of students with academic or other needs and responds byutilizing an appropriate resource. Uses technology in a manner appropriate tothe nature and objectives of courses and programs and communicates clearly to studentsthe expectations concerning the use of such technology. Keeps accurate andappropriate records in accordance with the Faculty Handbook and departmentalpolicies.
Maintains attendance records and determines and submits grades timely and in accordance with established policies and procedures of the College. Communicates progress feedback as well as other relevant information to students throughout the semester. Creates and maintains accurate syllabi that incorporate departmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements. Participates in the selection of appropriate materials to support course curriculum in accordance with the College’s guidelines. Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribed meeting schedule. Employs and assists in the design and development of appropriate assessment techniques to measure students’ performance in achieving course goals and objectives. The ACF, HVAC will be a facilitator of learning in a digital environment.
Student Engagement & Advisement
Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and collaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student and faculty interaction, and support for learners. Maintains posted office hours in accordance with departmental and policies of the College. Uses technology to assist in communication with students. Encourages a sense of community among students for learning both inside and outside the classroom.
Advises potential or current students within the discipline about the program, career, or transfer options available to assist with degree completion. Refers students to appropriate student and academic support services available at the College or in the community.Continuous Improvement
Promotes continual improvement as part of the cycle ofteaching and learning by assisting, as appropriate, in the maintenance ofinstructional materials and laboratory facilities; contributing, asappropriate, to the development, selection, and improvement of instructionalmaterials, laboratories, and other instructional facilities; providing guidancein the development, maintenance, and design of course description, courseoutlines, and syllabi; recommending modifications to the curriculum andparticipating in the design of new curricula.
Completes all mandatory performance evaluation measures within specified time limits and participates in all required training by the College. Shares best practices with colleagues in formal or informal settings. Participates in instructional, departmental, or institutional research to improve educational effectiveness. Evaluates teaching and assessment practices to continue improving them. Provides feedback, as appropriate, regarding the general operations of the department, division, and the College. Participates, as appropriate, in the interviewing, selection, and orientation processes of department faculty and staff. Provides advice and/or assistance to faculty within the department, division, or College. Attends faculty meetings as called by the President, Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dean or Department Chairperson; and participates, as appropriate, on departmental and divisional committees.Professional Development
Maintains a personal portfolio for tenure and promotionreview and other career-related needs. Employs student, administrative, andself-appraisals to establish goals and objectives for professional development,and participates in professional development activities. Contributes, asappropriate, to the planning, evaluation, and/or presentation of college professionaldevelopment programs. Maintains required professional credentials, licensing, andcontinuing education hours as disciplinary standards dictate.
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Helps to ensure the College meets its responsibilities in identifying areas of opportunity and systemic concerns while reporting complaints alleging discrimination.
Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable, and productive work and learning environment, where all students, faculty members, and college employees feel valued and able to contribute to their full potential, regardless of their differences. Ensures accessible and inclusive curriculum design and teaching strategies, and specifically promotes, advises, and supports curriculum development aimed at creating a diverse and equitable learning environment.
Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.
OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides consultative assistance to and advises, as appropriate, student organizations and groups. Contributes to the community and/or the profession as a representative of the College. Participates in local, statewide, or national levels in the advancement of the discipline and/or the two-year college mission. Works a varying schedule, including nights & weekends to meet departmental needs. Must be available to teach on-site at the Main Campus and travel to Regional Campuses, as scheduled.
Professionalism, Managing Work, Continuous Improvement, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration, and Leadership
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of: Digital course development and delivery; online instruction techniques and methods computers, software, including cloud applications, to include Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); Blackboard; Internet research instructional best practices; Global issues and a genuine curiosity for societal and world affairs, specifically in higher education.
Skill in: Strong verbal and written communications; Maintaining good public relations; Customer service; Creative problem-solving; Excellent judgment; Conflict resolution; General typing; Application of job software programs; Course design and development; Digital course development and delivery; Social media; Providing quality instruction, including active and collaborative teaching techniques, and support to a diverse student body; Learning technologies and use of multi-media technology to enhance student learning; Instructional planning and presentation; Incorporating critical thinking, effective communication, and other general education outcomes in course content.
Ability to: Collaborate with the College’s community partners, including K-12 organizations, higher education institutions, as well as business and industry; Demonstrate collegiality and collaboration across all college divisions; Manage curriculum development projects and perform student learning outcomes assessments; Demonstrate teaching strategies that focus on student-centered learning; Demonstrate a commitment to improving student learning through innovative strategies that aid student success and retention and reflect current educational trends; Adapt to multi-campus organizational work environments, as well as changes in discipline; Maintain confidential and sensitive information, including FERPA; Perform complex tasks and prioritize multiple projects; Develop, plan and implement goals; Work independently.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into a computer. The employee frequently sits for periods, stands, and walks. The employee converses verbally or manually with others in person as well as by telephone. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. The employee occasionally lifts up to 10 pounds.
High school diploma or equivalency. Ten (10) years of experience directly related to the HVAC field. Must have the current industry certifications and they must be in good standing (ex. North American Technician Excellence (NATE) certifications, EPA-608, etc.)
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.