Moraine Park Technical College Economic and Workforce Development (EWD) is establishing a pool of candidates for part-time Adjunct Faculty for the 2023-24 academic year at all three MPTC campuses, Department of Corrections (DOC), and/or onsite at varies business locations. We are seeking subject matter experts in the following areas: Automation, Industrial Maintenance, CNC, Communication/Languages, Computers/Technology, Continuous Improvement/Quality, Health Care, Leadership, Safety and Welding. Class assignments, modalities and locations may vary from term to term which may include evenings and weekends.
The Adjunct Faculty - EWD Instructor are all part-time positions. Class assignments and locations may vary from term to term. This instructor may be asked to teach at various sites within the Moraine Park District to include campus, center and business locations, and may be required to teach on evenings, weekends, and online. This person reports to the respective Associate Dean/Community Coordinator of the program area. Check out more information about adjunct faculty here.
Job Description:Prepare for and facilitate learning in the assigned courses according to the College’s core values. Establish a professional and safe learning environment. Set the classroom tone by modeling appropriate workplace skills and behavior. Maintain a positive climate for learning by performing classroom management and being aware of, monitoring and enforcing the Student Code of Conduct and following Moraine Park Policies and Procedures.Meet the student learning needs by incorporating a variety of teaching methods and assessments.Maintain student records and documentation. Submit grades within the expected timeframe. Provide timely verbal and written feedback to the students to ensure continued growth and development.Completion of College-Wide requirements for new adjuncts. As outlined in the Adjunct Faculty Resource Guide.Actively participate in professional growth activities, such as: networking and sharing with and among faculty across the College, memberships and professional organizations, accepting and incorporating guidance and support from peers and supervisors, staying up-to-date with technology trends, maintaining occupational competence, staying current in the field and creating and maintaining a professional development plan.Maintain equipment and supplies as needed to support course delivery.
Job Qualifications:Adjunct Faculty members teaching adult continuing education or community service/avocational courses do not fall under the Faculty Quality Assurance System, but must still meet any appropriate state or federal licensing and accreditation standards. Adjunct faculty must possess the education, occupational experience, or specific knowledge required for the instructional assignment.Adjunct Faculty teaching credit-bearing courses must meet HLC Educational and Occupational Hiring standards.Ability to adapt to meet student needs.Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to convey ideas and concepts in a professional manner. Ability to communicate and adjust to learning styles based on student needs. Ability and willingness to communicate regularly with students and other internal and external customers.Ability to understand and promote the educational philosophy and programs that MPTC offers. Willingness to grow and evolve with the College’s educational philosophy.Experience working and participating in a team environment and collaborating with other individuals and teams to meet student needs. Willingness to help students and team members grow and learn.Experience with the MS Office Suite, the internet, social media and email. Ability and willingness to learn new technologies. Experience with online learning platforms and student management systems preferred.Ability and willingness to continuously learn and accept constructive feedback.Strong organizational and time management skills. Excellent problem-solving skills.