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AMT Instructor (Part Time/Adjunct) ~ Aviation Division

WSU Tech
Wichita, KS

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Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job Summary

Company: WSU Tech

Hours per Week: 16

Employment Term: Regular

Employment Type: Part Time

Required Education: Certification or Vocational

Required Experience: 3 to 5 years

Description Help make sure everything is in tip top shape by ensuring those going into the field learn correctly how to maintain those planes. This position will not only help open the world to our students training for the field but also could open doors for you in your career progression too! Looking for a chance to do something with your skills but outside the box you might have thought of as a career option. Apply for the chance to work with us & help everyone advance in the field.

Pay Rate: $32.00 /hr
Schedule: Th -F 8a-4p; NCAT Campus

Quick Glance of Duties and Responsibilities:
    Manages and supervises students in all assigned classroom and laboratory activities to ensure a safe and effective learning environment. Keeps students informed and updated concerning course content, requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements.Ensures each program/class contains essential curricular components, has appropriate content and pedagogy, and maintains currency. Maintains a high level of expertise in the subjects taught and stimulates enthusiasm for those subjects.Evaluates students to measure their progress toward the achievement of course outcomes/competencies.

Teaching and InstructionDevelops, revises, and/or recommends curriculum changes which meet the objectives of the course/program and improve student learning.Ensures that each program/class meets the WSU Tech Course Standard, includes all appropriate curricular components, utilizes effective teaching methods/practices (pedagogy) and reflects current field practices.Plans each unit or lesson, both as to content and method. Provides lesson plans to the appropriate dean or designee.  Publishes lesson plans on course syllabus.  Teaches and maintains an effective learning environment regardless of instructional modality. 
Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills Needed:
  • A minimum of 3 year’s full time (or full time equivalent) current progressive work experience in aviation maintenance required.
  • Associate Degree or higher, preferred.
  • Qualifications required for mandatory program accreditation.
  • Current FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic Certificate, required.
  • Extensive experience with the following preferred:
  • FAA/FAR Part 147 requirements
  • General Aviation Maintenance
  • Previous teaching or training experience in adult education preferred, with pre-planning course work.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication and interpersonal skills – must be able to work with students, technical and administrative personnel in a pleasant, professional, and efficient manner.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills where you can work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to quickly learn & use personal computer and various software programs utilized daily in a teaching environment, strong Microsoft Office skills. 
  • Comfortable with course delivery method being hybrid as needed.

  • WSU Tech is committed to inclusive and equitable practices to create an environment and culture where students and employees thrive. We acknowledge that through valuing diverse identities, experiences, talents and gifts, we excel by fulfilling our mission to create a talent pipeline, establish workforce equity, and improve economic prosperity for our community. WSU Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Why WSU Tech?

    Everyone here is DRIVEN by our mission of creating opportunities for a better life to our students and to provide the best trained workforce for employers. 

    To accomplish that, we take care of our employees too!  We offer benefits and perks that are second to none.  Meaningful jobs, amazing Rock Star employees, awesome benefits, what more could you ask for?

    Benefits for Full-Time Employees

    • Paid holidays – We currently have 17 paid holidays
    • PTO (Paid time off) – 18 to 28 days annually (in addition to paid holidays)
    • Paid Parental Leave – 6 weeks of paid leave for birth or adoption of a child
    • Generous insurance plans
    • Tuition Waiver Program for employees & dependents
    • Kansas Public Employees Retirement System benefit
    • 457(b) Retirement plans
    • Paid Community Service 
    • Professional Development Opportunities
    • & More!!


    WSU Tech has been delivering excellence in education since 1965. WSU Tech continues to build on this tradition with quality instructors, talented students and state-of-the-art technical equipment.


    The Mission of WSU Tech is to provide quality higher education and leadership in workforce training that supports economic development for a global economy.


    To be one of the nation’s most innovative and impactful two-year colleges.


    Values: Values Based Culture

    The WSU Tech team operates in a values-based culture and strives toward the following behaviors in everything we do.

    SAME TEAM. One Role, One Goal: Unite and include many diverse perspectives to achieve our mission. 

    PEOPLE FIRST. Treat everyone consistently with compassion, respect, and kindness. 

    INTEGRITY. Uphold the highest standards in all our actions. 

    VISIONARY.  Future focused. Redefining education by inspiring innovative ideas, bold explorations, and continuous curiosity. 

    LEADERSHIP.  Leadership is an activity, not a position. Anyone can lead, anytime, anywhere. 

    SERVICE TO ALL. Provide exceptional experiences to all that we serve.


    Guiding Principles

    1. Provide our students an opportunity to a better life through education and training.
    2. Provide a highly educated and trained workforce for our community to be globally competitive.
    3. Ask ourselves as we make decisions, is it in the best interest of our students, employees and community.


    We are happy you chose WSU Tech as a potential employer for your career journey. What we offer as a technical college is unique – a mix of specialized technical programs, general education, and online courses.

    WSU Tech houses the number one ranked aviation and advanced manufacturing programs in the nation at its National Center for Aviation Training. In addition, we serve students seeking careers in 60 fields of study listed on our website including nursing, dental assisting, surgical technology, patient care, and other health sciences, automotive technology, climate and energy control, welding, machining, engineering and interior design. We also offer transferable general education coursework that will lead to our Shocker Pathway partnership with Wichita State University or transfer to other public four-year universities. Our aim is to provide our students with not only the technical training and education to be successful, but with the values and professionalism necessary to excel in their chosen careers by having the staff, faculty and employees that exemplify this as well.

    WSU Tech is a public college supported by the state of Kansas through the Kansas Board of Regents and Sedgwick County and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, the same accrediting body that accredits many colleges and universities across the country.

    If you are considering WSU Tech as your next employer, you are making a great choice!

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