Instructor - Building Information Modeling and Management Location:
GHC - Cartersville Instr. Site Regular/Temporary:
Regular Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
Georgia Highlands College is a multi-campus, state college member of the University System of Georgia. Founded in 1970 as Floyd Junior College, it now serves more than 6,000 students in Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama across its five locations in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, and Dallas. GHC currently offers over 30 areas of study with associate degree and bachelor’s degree options both in the classroom and online.
We are a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for great employees to grow in a fast-paced and challenging work environment that encourages employee wellness and overall success. Our combined efforts at GHC have led to numerous awards, honors, and countless stories of success for students and employees. This includes our most recent honor of being recognized as one of the semifinalists for the 2023 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.
The faculty member's primary responsibilities are preparing for and delivering instruction as well as providing academic advising and service to the college. This is a tenure track position and will be primarily developing and teaching course work for the Bachelor of Science in Building Information Modeling and Management degree within the School of STEM.Georgia Highlands is a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for the individual selected to grow with us. With a focus on employee wellness and development, the culture is warm and embracing, while the work is fast paced and challenging.This is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of literally thousands of students and their families.
• The following is a general description based on common expectations of the faculty. A link to the full list of common expectations of the faculty can be found here: https://sites.highlands.edu/academic- affairs/faculty-interests/common-expectations-of-faculty/expectations-of-the-teaching-faculty/
• Teaches a full load in the Fall and Spring terms (30 semester hours per academic year or equivalent in contact hours) as assigned at one or more of the Georgia Highlands College locations. Dual Enrollment and clinical classes may require additional locations. Location is subject to change as needed.
• Adopts and implements common course objectives as required by the school and discipline
• Manages courses through systematic use of appropriate syllabi and accurate professional records of students’ class performance, attendance and grades
• Announces and keeps regular office hours, dedicating 8 hours (or more) per week to assisting students
• Maintains involved and knowledgeable participation in academic advising of students as required by school
• Offers professional assistance in curriculum development, review, and instructional materials selection
• Participates in the extended work of the college through participation in committees of the college or faculty, student organizations, and attending department meetings, full faculty meetings, in-service training, and graduation
• Engages in functions of evidence-based academic and program assessment, as required for accreditation, college compliance, and continuous review and improvement of student learning outcomes
• Demonstrates meaningful service to the community and to the profession
• Pursues continued professional development in academic discipline, technological applications for the classroom, and innovations and enhancement in teaching and learning
• Performs related duties
Master’s degree in Construction management, Engineering, Architecture, or another course of study related to the occupational field and 18 credit hours in the discipline.
Commensurate with relative experience and education.
Required Documents to Attach
- Cover Letter
- Attach unofficial transcripts with your application. Official transcripts will be required upon offer of employment.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
• Preferred knowledge in Construction Management, MEP, or related area
• Preferred Knowledge in CAD, Tekla, Revit, BIM/VDC, SDS2, and/or similar software
• Skill in oral and written communication
• Ability to teach courses in required discipline
• Ability to communicate effectively
• Ability to work with a diverse population
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Applications accepted until the position is filled.
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Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Highlands College, as determined by Georgia Highlands College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.
Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Highlands College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.