Adjunct, Electro-Mechanical Engineering Tech.

Job Details

Requisition ID: req3664

Job Title: Adjunct, Electro-Mechanical Engineering Tech.

Department: Engineering & Transport Tech

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: $53.88 per contact hour

Schedule: Part-Time: Monday - Friday, evenings, and weekends as needed based on the course schedule.

Additional Information:  Please submit an updated resume and cover letter with your application.

Job Description: 

The Adjunct – Engineering & Transportation Technologies position providesquality instruction and maintains a positive learning environment in theclassroom, with major emphasis placed on teaching, supporting, and evaluating students.The Adjunct role provides instruction and monitors teaching/learningeffectiveness in courses assigned by the Department Chair, or other leadershipmembers. The incumbent must exhibit strong organizational skills and the abilityto multitask while engaging large groups of people with complicated material.


Instruction & StudentLearning

Teaches assigned courses asscheduled. Designs curriculum embracing diversity, in all forms, to fostertalent in students while modeling inclusive teaching strategies, with anunderstanding of the socio-cultural issues of traditionally underrepresentedgroups. Considers individual differences of students in order to design and supporta range of appropriate learning activities. Participates in the identificationof students with academic or other needs and responds by utilizing anappropriate resource. Uses technology in a manner appropriate to the nature andobjectives of courses and programs and communicates clearly to students theexpectations concerning the use of such technology. Keeps accurate andappropriate records in accordance with departmental policies.

Maintains attendance records, determinesand submits grades timely and in accordance with established policies andprocedures of the College, and communicates progress feedback as well as otherrelevant information to students throughout the semester. Distributes and maintainsaccurate syllabi that incorporates departmental, college, cross-college, and instructorrequirements. Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribedmeeting schedule. Employs appropriate assessment techniques to measurestudents’ performance in achieving course goals and objectives. Engages inperiodic meetings with the department, Lead Instructor, and Chairpersonrelative to teaching duties and professional development.

Student Engagement & Advisement
Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active andcollaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student and facultyinteraction, and support for learners. Uses technology to assist incommunication with students. Encourages a sense of community among students forlearning both inside and outside the classroom. Refers students to appropriatestudent and academic support services available at the College or in thecommunity.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Helps to ensure the College meets its responsibilities in identifying areas ofopportunity and systemic concerns while reporting complaints alleging discrimination.

Creates a welcoming, inclusive,equitable, and productive work and learning environment where all students, facultymembers, and college employees feel valued and are able to contribute to theirfull potential, regardless of their differences. Ensures accessible and inclusivecurriculum design and teaching strategies, and specifically promotes, advises,and supports curriculum development aimed at creating a diverse and equitablelearning environment.

Fosters and maintains a safe environmentof respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of thecommunity.

Attend all department meetings and required training.

Professionalism, Managing Work, Continuous Improvement, Customer/Student/EmployeeFocus, Collaboration, Quality Focus, Communication, Guiding Interactions,Positive Approach, and Planning & Organizing


Knowledge of: Online instructiontechniques and methods; Microsoft Office; computer skills; Blackboard and/orother student support systems; internet research; online communication andrecord-keeping.

Skill in: Providing qualityinstruction; learning technologies and the use of multi-media technology toenhance student learning; instructional planning and presentation; incorporatingcritical thinking, effective communication, and other general educationoutcomes in course content; effective time management; proficiency with onlinecommunication; record-keeping.

Ability to: Effectively communicateand use interpersonal skills; create engaging learning environments thatrespect a wide variety of viewpoints; be sensitive to the needs and concerns ofa diverse student population, socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds,and students with disabilities; work independently without ongoing directsupervision; meet deadlines; perform student learning outcomes; maintainconfidential and sensitive information, including FERPA.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilitiesto perform the essential job functions described in this position description. Whileperforming the duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digitaldexterity when entering data into a computer. The employee frequently sits forperiods of time, stands, and walks. The 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. The employeeoccasionally lifts up to 10 pounds.

Associate degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology (or Mechatronics)and three (3) years of experience working in the field, or Bachelor’s degree inMechanical or Electrical Engineering Technology and one (1) year of experienceworking at the technician level. Automation experience in the manufacturingenvironment is preferred.

State Motor Vehicle Operator'sLicense or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).

*An appropriate combination ofeducation, 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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