Instructor, Aviation Maintenance

Job Details

Requisition ID: req3653

Job Title: Instructor, Aviation Maintenance

Department: Engineering & Transport Tech

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Faculty

Employment Status: Board Approved

Bargaining Unit: CSEA(Faculty)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Type: Two Semester

Compensation Range: 43,460.00 - 48,675.00

Schedule: In-Person: Monday - Friday, evenings and weekends as needed

Job Description: POSITION SUMMARY 
Full-time members of the faculty are professional educators who have the primary responsibility of fulfilling the Colleges’ mission, vision, values, strategic plan, President’s & Board of Trustees’ charges and educational philosophy, and the primary goal of providing a quality education for all students attending the College. Faculty members are classified according to the ranks of Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor. Faculty members are subject to Board policies, including academic freedom, and are also bound by its accompanying responsibilities. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of leader, teacher, adviser, mentor, and facilitator of learning. This position is intended to be in aviation maintenance instruction.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

Instruction & StudentLearning
Teaches assigned courses asscheduled and assumes primary responsibility for and exercises oversight of thecurriculum in conjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuring both therigor of programs and the quality of instruction. Designs curriculum embracingdiversity, in all forms, to foster talent in students while modeling inclusive teachingstrategies, with an understanding of the socio-cultural issues of traditionallyunderrepresented groups. Considers individual differences of students in orderto design and support a range of appropriate learning activities. Participatesin the identification 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 tostudents the expectations concerning the use of such technology. Keeps accurateand appropriate records in accordance with the Faculty Handbook anddepartmental policies.

Maintains attendance records, determines and submits grades timely, and in accordance with established policies and procedures of the College, and communicates progress feedback as well as other relevant information to students throughout the semester. Create and maintain accurate syllabi that incorporate departmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements. Participates in the selection of appropriate materials to support the 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. Be a facilitator of learning in a virtual 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 department and College policies. 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 aspart of the cycle of teaching and learning by assisting, as appropriate, in themaintenance of instructional materials and laboratory facilities; contributing,as appropriate, to the development, selection, and improvement of instructionalmaterials, laboratories, and other instructional facilities; providing guidancein the development, maintenance, and design of course description, course outlines,and syllabi; recommending modifications to the curriculum and participating inthe 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 fortenure and promotion review and other career-related needs. Employs student,administrative, and self-appraisals to establish goals and objectives forprofessional development and participates in professional developmentactivities. 

Contributes, as appropriate, to the planning, evaluation, and/or presentation of college professional development programs. Maintains required professional credentials, licensing, and continuing 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.

CORE COMPETENCIES 
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); 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 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 
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, stands, and walks for periods of time. 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 50 pounds.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 
High School Diploma or GED and three (3) years of industry experience in the aviation maintenance field. Must have a current FAA Airframe & Powerplant Certification. Experience with airlinemaintenance is preferred.

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.

Application Requirements:Must attach curriculum vitae, cover letter, and appropriate transcripts with application.Salary Details:9 Month Instructor Salary $43,460--$48,675Optional Summer Semester (Full load): $13,413--$15,023Optional Overload (maximum amounts shown):           Autumn Semester (12 contact hours): $10,368           Spring Semester (12 contact hours): $10,368           Summer Semester (9 contact hours): $7,776

Organization

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.

Locations

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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