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Outdoor Power Equipment Adjunct Instructor

Employer
Fox Valley Technical College
Location
Appleton
Salary
$45.00 per hour

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Faculty Jobs
Science & Technology, Agricultural Science & Extension
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details



Outdoor Power Equipment Adjunct Instructor

Fox Valley Technical College


Job Category
Adjunct Faculty
FVTC Worksite
Service Motor Company Agriculture Center
Hours Per Week
40

Fox Valley Technical College celebrates diversity, supports equity and inclusiveness, and encourages individual expression in our workplace.

Job Description Summary
Fox Valley Technical College is establishing a pool of qualified candidates to instruct in the Outdoor Power Equipment program. FVTC adjunct faculty are dynamic partners for both students and the College. An adjunct instructor works with students beyond the classroom to ensure their success, models FVTC core values, and demonstrates commitment to excellence in program/course content and delivery. An adjunct instructor can work effectively in a collaborative environment; is willing to innovate and change to meet evolving program and industry needs; and demonstrates competency with use of technology that supports learning and teaching. Generally, an adjunct instructor will be hired to instruct specific open classes based upon the adjunct instructor's qualifications and availability.

Job Description

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Plan, develop, and implement appropriate instructional strategies, including alternative delivery strategies when appropriate.
  • Assist and advise students who have problems with assignments, tests, grades, course content, career concerns, and other academic matters.
  • Research, develop, and administer skills assessments before, during and after courses and services with an emphasis on evaluating student performance in courses taught by the instructor.
  • Promote student success through timely communication, growth-based feedback, and implementation of strategies that meet the needs of diverse learners.
  • Comply with college policies and directions regarding student testing record keeping, advanced standing, providing grades on a timely basis, maintaining office hours for student assistance and counseling, etc.
  • Meet professional expectations by maintaining professional currency and contributing to a collaborative culture across the College.
  • Attend division, department, and advisory committee meetings as requested.
  • Participate in appropriate staff development activities such as diversity awareness, technology training, etc.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the college's mission, vision, and values.


QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in related and appropriate field. (Based on experience and expertise, an individual with an Associate Degree or equivalent may be considered), and
  • Minimum of two years of occupational experience in a target job for the program or programs being taught, of which at least one year shall be within five years prior to date of hire. One year of recent related occupational experience may be waived if the instructor has at least two years of post−secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within five years prior to date of hire. Minimum of two years of occupational experience preferred.
  • Prior teaching or training experience preferred.
  • Mobile air conditioning experience and certification or willingness to obtain certification required.
  • Motorcycle license endorsement or willingness to obtain endorsement required.
  • Qualified per FVTC requirements at time of, and throughout employment as an instructor. Must also meet and maintain Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requirements, Faculty Quality Assurance Standards (FQAS), and/or other job specific licensing standards.
  • Subject to FVTC Motor Vehicle Records Check
  • Valid Drivers License required


ESSENTIAL APTITUDES, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
  • Knowledge of current educational methods and strategies, including learner-centered instruction, assessment, evaluation and collaborative techniques and strategies that address closing the gap in student access and achievement across race, gender and disability.
  • Skilled in the use of educational technology and alternative delivery methods.
  • Knowledge and ability to infuse multicultural perspectives into course content and delivery.
  • Skilled in communications and human relations with populations having diverse socio-economic and racial backgrounds, as well as individuals with disabilities.
  • Skilled in oral and written communications.
  • Ability to effectively interact with business and industry to establish partnerships and address needs.
  • Flexibility in schedule, including availability for evening and weekend assignments.
  • Must be capable of lifting and moving objects for purposes of repair, set-up, installation, or relocation.


Additional Information

Hourly pay rate: $45.00 per hour.

Pay is based on a multitude of factors, including experience, qualifications, education, relevant certifications, internal equity, and market data.

Thank you for your interest in Adjunct Faculty opportunities with Fox Valley Technical College. Upon successful submission of your application, cover letter, and resume, you will be considered for future adjunct faculty opportunities. FVTC will keep your application in our files as a POTENTIAL candidate who could possibly fill a position when or if the need arises. ONLY if the need shall arise, you will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application, otherwise you will not receive any further contact from FVTC.

Adjunct instructors are hired on a per course basis. The total hours for an adjunct instructor range from approximately 3 hours per week to no more than 8 hours per week. Hours vary and can include both day, evening, and weekend classes. Courses are taught in traditional classroom and alternative delivery formats.

Upon hire, new adjunct faculty are required to complete the mandatory, non-compensated Blackboard Basics & Orientation for Adjunct Instructors course within 30 days. Additional training is also required to qualify to teach in the Wisconsin Technical College System within the first three years of hire.

If you should have any questions regarding adjunct teaching opportunities for this position, please contact Mike Fassbender (michael.fassbender6955@fvtc.edu).

FVTC strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. FVTC does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, weight or any other protected class.


To apply, please visit: https://fvtc.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/FVTC/job/Appleton-WI/Adjunct-Instructor---Outdoor-Power-Equipment_JR2023-498

Fox Valley Technical College celebrates diversity, supports equity and inclusiveness, and encourages individual expression in our workplace.









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Organization

FVTC offers more than 200 associate degree, technical diploma and certificate programs, and instruction related to 15 apprenticeship trades, in addition to providing services to business and industry. The college serves about 50,000 people annually, more than any other technical college in Wisconsin. To learn more, visit www.fvtc.edu

 

 

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