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Faculty, Millwright/Maintenance Mechanic

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Position Description: This full time faculty position will support instruction for NTC's Millwright / Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship program. The individual should be comfortable teaching a diverse set of program course topics throughout the entirety of the program, in a variety of formats, and using multiple forms of technology for instruction. This position will work 40 out of 52 weeks per year and will have an influential role in developing future apprentices!

General Description: Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is a customer-focused, accessible provider of innovative life-long learning that builds a globally competitive workforce. The College seeks team oriented, student focused individuals who have a deep value of education to facilitate learning. NTC staff serves in alignment with the College's mission, vision, core values, and operating principles, and Board of Trustee's Executive Limitations, Productivity and Quality Measures, and Community Benefits Statements.
As a member of a learning team, faculty report to a designated dean and participate in program, division, interdivision and college-wide team activities. Faculty provide instruction, expertise and leadership within their program and content area. Faculty are expected to remain current in their area of expertise and in the field of education through professional growth and continuous learning activities.
Faculty contribute to the College community as exemplified by committee involvement, participation in leadership activities, academic advisement of students, and sponsorship of student activities. Faculty members are also encouraged to be involved in the NTC District through various service opportunities in community organizations or through other community activities.
Expertise, Attitude and Abilities:
Expertise: An educational philosophy which places the primary emphasis on student learning in the design, delivery, and evaluation of learning. Expertise in content areas being taught. A solid understanding of how the education and business worlds interface. Commitment to the use of new learning technologies. Excellent communication skills including oral, written and presentation skills.
Attitude: An uncompromising commitment to learning through the College's mission, vision and values. A positive and proactive approach. Flexibility, a willingness to change. Open-mindedness, fairness, the ability to see multiple perspectives. A willingness to take risks. A willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth. Strong support for diversity.
Ability: Success and commitment as a team member, fostering consensus and collaboration in and out of the classroom. The ability to manage projects, set and achieve specific objectives and measure results. Proficiency in use of technology, computers and software.

Duties & Responsibilities

NTC Faculty will serve their learners and the College in the following ways:

  • Facilitate learning through classroom activities, distance learning experiences, workforce development, out-of-classroom activities and the mentoring of students and peers.
  • Support and maintain collaborative relationships with business & industry, community based organizations and K-16 partners.
  • Assess and evaluate student performance in alignment with the College assessment plan in a timely manner.
  • Conduct assigned classes for the scheduled length of time.
  • Submit final grades in a timely manner.
  • Post and maintain office hours.
  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance and achievement for up to one semester after the semester end unless requested for a longer period of time.
  • Furnish written evaluations as requested by students.
  • Coordinate instructional support services to meet individual student accommodation and modification needs.
  • Coordinate instructional material and timely distribution of such to regional campuses.
  • Assist in student academic advising.
  • Utilize and engage in professional day activities and team time as designated.
  • Maintain course outcome summaries, learning plans, Performance Assessment Tasks (PATs), syllabi, and online course template in the approved District format and time parameter.
  • Actively select and use appropriate learning materials and resources including textbooks, library resources, equipment and supplies to enhance learning.
  • Assist in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating a new or modified course/certificate/program. Identify areas in need of improvement. Stay current and focused on learner needs.
  • Collaborate with the program team in identifying, developing, implementing and evaluating strategic goals and objectives (Team Action Plans, Quality Review Process).
  • Assist in identifying, planning, and delivering continuing education and Business and Industry workshops and seminars.
  • Participate in the budgeting and procurement process.
  • Keep professionally up-to-date in area of content expertise and in the teaching profession.
  • Participate in institutional, advisory and program team and committee meetings.
  • Actively support diverse learners.
  • Attend the College's in-service sessions, and commencements and other activities as directed.
  • Assist in the orientation of new full-time, part-time, adjunct faculty and para professional/technical employees within their content areas.
  • Maintain professional certifications, licensures, and requirements.
  • Assist in student recruitment and Student Services activities.
  • Attend College Open Houses (on-campus and off-campus, set-up and take down) to assist with student recruitment.
  • Assist with transcripted credit and other articulation/transfer agreements.
  • Assist with coordination of grant development and management as directed.
  • Maintains documentation as required by accreditation, program, or clinical sites.
Qualifications

Faculty Qualifications:

  1. Journey worker who holds a card as a Millwright / Maintenance Mechanic
  2. Associate's degree in the instructional area or commitment to attain an associate's degree upon hire.
  3. Occupational instructors must have a minimum of two years (4,000 hours) full-time or equivalent demonstrated relevant occupational experience, one of which must be within the last five years.
  4. May waive the occupational experience of one year within the last five years if the candidate has two years post-secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within the last five years.
Desired Qualifications:
  1. Experience in teaching and training with diverse populations preferred.
  2. In addition to the required qualifications, other skills or qualified experience in other trade areas (electrical, instrumentation, etc.)
The duties and responsibilities listed are intended to describe the essential functions of persons assigned to this position. They may also require some flexibility and interpretation to fit the needs of other areas of the College such as the Alternative High School. They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.
Physical Demands

Working Activity:
6 to 8 hours: Working indoors
4 to 5 hours: Grasping, performing repetitive movements, standing and walking 1 to 3 hours: Pulling, pushing, reaching, sitting and twisting
Less than 1 hour: Balancing, bending, climbing, crawling, driving, kneeling, working at heights, working in temperature extremes and working outdoors

Lifting and Carrying:
Less than 10 pounds: 10-15 or more repetitions per hour 10 to 20 pounds: 10-15 repetitions per hour
20-50 pounds: 1-10 repetition(s) per hour
50-100 pounds: Less than 1 repetition per hour
More than 100 pounds with help: Less than 1 repetition per hour

Additional Physical Requirements:
Vision: Adequate with aid to read instructions, labels, documents, computer screens, and differentiate between colors.

Hearing: Adequate with aid to understand oral requests, telephone conversation, and PA systems.

Required Employee Program Safety Training:
Bloodborne Pathogen, chemical hygiene, emergency action plan, emergency procedures, ergonomics (office/workplace), slips, trips and falls and vehicle safety

Organization

Working at Northcentral Technical College

NTC is a customer-focused, accessible provider of innovative lifelong learning that builds a globally competitive workforce. The College’s 5,900 square mile, 10-county district includes six convenient campus locations in Wausau, Antigo, Medford, Phillips, Spencer, and Wittenberg, as well as a Public Safety Center of Excellence in Merrill, a Wood Technology Center of Excellence in Antigo, an Apprenticeship Center of Excellence in Wausau and an Agriculture Center of Excellence just north of the Wausau Campus in the Town of Maine. The Wausau Campus also features a Center for Health Sciences, Center for Business & Industry and an Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center of Excellence. 

2012 marks the centennial anniversary of Northcentral Technical College, recently named the 21st fastest growing community/technical college in the nation by Community College Week magazine. The College currently offers over 150 associate degree programs, technical diploma programs and short- term certificate options, with many credits transferring to Wisconsin’s four-year public and private colleges, creating a seamless path for lifelong learning. Through a variety of flexible course options (www.ntc.edu/flex), NTC is providing an additional opportunity for learners to receive a degree or certification through flexible learning opportunities including late starts, a new Virtual College and winterim courses. Additional services include programming in ELL, Adult Basic Education, and HSED/ GED, as well as a learning center and testing center.

NTC is also closely connected to the local business community through the training and development of incumbent workers. The College’s Business & Industry Solutions team works with local businesses to offer customized training, technical assistance and professional development opportunities. NTC’s Continuing Education team provides educational offerings designed to help individuals gain needed education for career advancement or change, meet professional certification and licensing requirements and develop new skills to be successful in today’s competitive workforce.

Find Us
Telephone
715-675-3331
Location
1000 W Campus Dr
Wausau
WI
54401
United States
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