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Architecture-Mechanical Design Instructor - Adjunct/Part-Time

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Company: WSU Tech

Employment Term: Regular

Employment Type: Part Time

Required Education: Certification or Vocational

Required Experience: 3 to 5 years

Description At WSU Tech, we are dedicated to promoting quality higher education and leadership in workforce training that supports economic development for a global economy. Our experienced faculty and staff are committed to helping students achieve their goals by providing hands-on experience, state-of-the-art facilities, and individualized support and guidance. We operate in a values-based culture and strive towards our behaviors in everything we do.

Whether you are starting your education journey or are looking to advance your career experiences, WSU Tech has the resources and expertise to help you succeed. Join us and discover the possibilities for your future!

Compensation: $32 /hr
Worksite Location: NCAT Campus (5:00pm - 8:30pm or 5:30 - 9:00pm Roughly) Monday to Thursday

Overview / Job Summary:
We are seeking a dynamic and knowledgeable Adjunct Instructor to join our academic institution's faculty as a subject matter expert in Architectural and Mechanical Design. This position is a part-time, temporary role aimed at providing specialized instruction and mentorship to students pursuing degrees and certifications in architecture and mechanical engineering. As an Adjunct Instructor, you will play a crucial role in shaping the next generation of skilled professionals in these fields by delivering engaging and hands-on instruction.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will vary, but are not limited to:
    Deliver high-quality lectures, workshops, and hands-on sessions to students, covering a wide range of topics in architectural and mechanical design. Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes active participation and critical thinking.Conduct practical demonstrations and workshops to help students gain a comprehensive understanding of architectural and mechanical design principles, techniques, and tools.Evaluate student performance through assignments, projects, examinations, and other assessment methods. Provide constructive feedback to students to support their academic growth and success.Be accessible to students outside of class hours for academic advising, mentoring, and support. Assist students with their queries and guide them towards additional resources for further learning.Continuously update your knowledge of advancements in architectural and mechanical design, as well as related software and technologies. Share this knowledge with students and colleagues, contributing to the overall improvement of the program.
We welcome applications from individuals who are committed to excellence in teaching and wish to make a positive impact on the next generation of architects and mechanical engineers. If you are enthusiastic about sharing your expertise and inspiring students in architectural and mechanical design, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity.

    Possess a minimum of a Technical Certificate in Architecture or Mechanical Design, or a closely related field. An Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree would be considered and highly beneficial.
Preferred Experience & Skills:
    Have substantial professional experience (3-5 years) in architectural and/or mechanical design, with a track record of successful projects and achievements in the industry.Prior teaching experience in higher education or professional training settings is highly desirable. Ability to effectively communicate complex concepts to diverse audiences is essential.Proficient in using industry-standard software and tools related to architectural and mechanical design, such as AutoCAD, Revit, SolidWorks, Inventer, and Chief Architect.Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential for effectively conveying ideas and concepts to students and colleaguesA team player who can collaborate effectively with fellow faculty members and contribute to the growth and development of the department.Demonstrates a genuine passion for teaching and helping students succeed in their academic and professional endeavors.

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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4004 North Webb Road

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