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Non-Credit Instructor - Biotech & Pharma Manufacturing

Columbus State Community College
Columbus Campus

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Job Details

Compensation Type: Salaried

Compensation: $60.00

Job Summary

The Noncredit Instructor role in Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Manufacturing encompasses a crucial position within our workforce development training programs. As a skilled instructor, you will have the opportunity to teach and guide students in the dynamic fields of pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturing. Our comprehensive curriculum provides a comprehensive introduction to industry concepts, preparing students for entry-level roles in biomanufacturing. With flexible program schedules, we welcome instructors with varying availability to accommodate our diverse student body. As a noncredit instructor, you will bring our pre-developed curriculum to life in the classroom, navigating hybrid learning systems while promoting student engagement. Your responsibilities will also include assigning and grading assignments in Blackboard, ensuring clear and effective communication with program staff, and maintaining a supportive and inclusive learning environment. Join us in shaping the future of the biotechnology and pharmaceutical manufacturing industry through your expertise and dedication as a noncredit instructor.


Instruction & Program Support

Facilitates comprehensive learning experiences on a wide range of workshop topics, including:

  • Providing a comprehensive overview of the dynamic biotechnology industry
  • Emphasizing the importance of safety protocols in laboratory environments
  • Enhancing understanding of precise measurement techniques in the laboratory
  • Promoting adherence to good manufacturing practices (GMP) and good documentation practices (GDP)
  • Ensuring thorough knowledge of contamination controls and aseptic processes
  • Guiding participants in mastering cleanroom gowning protocols
  • Excelling in operations and manufacturing processes
  • Developing proficiency in materials handling and process control
  • Expanding knowledge of upstream and downstream processes
  • Ensuring awareness and compliance with FDA regulations and clinical trial requirements

Additionally, this role may require expertise in manufacturing, electro-mechanical engineering, AC/DC electrical systems, motor controls, and PLCs.

Collaborates closely with team members to ensure the success and sustainability of the program. Maintains ongoing communication with lab instructors to monitor workshop progress and address individual student needs, fostering a seamless experience for students transitioning between lecture-based and lab-based class days. Supports the maintenance of instructional materials and facilities as needed. Actively participates in updating course descriptions, course outlines, and syllabi to ensure the course content remains current and relevant.

Customer Service and Classroom Support

  • Utilizes effective assessment techniques to evaluate student progress in achieving course goals and objectives, ensuring accurate measurement of their performance.
  • Communicates course progress promptly and effectively to students, providing timely feedback on their achievements. Determines and submits students' grades in strict adherence to established college policies and procedures, ensuring fairness and consistency.
  • Maintains meticulous and comprehensive records in accordance with departmental policies, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality. Actively assists in identifying students who may require academic or other forms of support and promptly responds by connecting them with appropriate resources and services.
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to punctuality and attendance, adhering to the assigned schedule and consistently meeting workload demands. Exhibits a professional work ethic and willingly takes on additional responsibilities as necessary to contribute to the overall success of the team and institution.
  • Performs additional related duties as required, showcasing flexibility, adaptability, and a proactive approach to contribute to the smooth functioning of the educational environment.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion – Ongoing

  • Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable, and productive work and learning environment, where all students, faculty members, and college employees feel valued and able to contribute to their full potential, regardless of their differences.
  • Ensures accessible and inclusive curriculum design and teaching strategies, and specifically promotes, advises, and supports curriculum development aimed at creating a diverse and equitable learning environment.
  • Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree.
  • Three (3) years of experience working in GMP manufacturing facility.

Additional License Requirements:

  • State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).

Full Time/Part Time:

Part time

Union (If Applicable):

Scheduled Hours:


Additional Information

In order to ensure your application is complete, you must complete the following:

  • Please ensure you have all the necessary documents available when starting the application process. For all faculty positions (Instructor, Annually Contracted Faculty, and Adjunct), you will need to upload an unofficial copy of your transcript when completing your aplication.

  • Prior to submitting your application, please review and update (if necessary) the information in your candidate profile as it will transfer to your application.

If you are a current employee of Columbus State Community College, please log in to Workday to use the internal application process.

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About Columbus State Community College

Columbus State is one of the largest colleges in Ohio, serving approximately 45,000 students annually. Committed to equity and accessibility, and driven to innovate on behalf of our students and our community at large, Columbus State is positioned as Central Ohio’s front door to higher education. Embracing a partnership mindset, Columbus State collaborates with university partners to provide affordable bachelor’s degree options, and with the region’s major employers to develop relevant, real-world educational offerings that produce in-demand workforce talent.


Columbus State offers convenient access to classes and college services at its locations across Central Ohio. Our Columbus Campus is located in the downtown Creative Campus neighborhood of the city’s Discovery District, while our Delaware Campus serves students in the fast-growing northern part of the region. Our Regional Learning Centers are located in Dublin, Grove City, Reynoldsburg, Westerville at Otterbein University, and The Southwest Center at Bolton Field.

National Recognition

Columbus State’s commitment to diverse, equitable and inclusive outcomes for our students and a better society is reflected in our recognition as the 2019 Leah Meyer Austin Award winner by Achieving the Dream, a national network dedicated to eliminating equity gaps in community college education. Columbus State is an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction and a 2021 member of its Racial Equity Leadership Academy initiative to further institutional racial equity change.

Points of Distinction

• In August 2019, Columbus State opened the new home for its School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Mitchell Hall.

• The College is a leader in The College Credit Plus Program, an Ohio Department of Education strategy aimed at increasing educational attainment.

• Thanks to its strong academic foundation, Columbus State is extremely successful in the grant-writing arena, with 98 active grants from federal and state agencies, corporations, philanthropic organizations, and other sources with a total value of $70.4 million.

• Columbus State holds an annual Day of Service, where hundreds of students, faculty, and staff volunteer at dozens of locations around the area, totaling nearly 2,500 hours of service each year.

• In 2018, Columbus State adopted Four Pillars of Student Financial Stability and is actively partnering with community organizations to help solve issues of housing and food insecurity for our students.

• In 2019, the Mid-Ohio Market at Columbus State opened on the Columbus Campus to help address food insecurity for students and the larger community.

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