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.
POSITION SUMMARY *An appropriate combination ofeducation, training, coursework, and experience may qualify a candidate.
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.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB
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.
OTHER DUTIES &RESPONSIBILITIES
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, SKILLS, ANDABILITIES
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).