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Industry Partner Trainer (Textron Aviation)

WSU Tech
Wichita, KS

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Summary

Company: WSU Tech

Hours per Week: 40

Employment Term: Temporary

Employment Type: Full 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: $27.50 /hr (Increased if offered regular position with WSU Tech)
Worksite Location: Textron Aviation

Overview / Job Summary:
The Industry Trainer will provide training/instruction and assess learning in his/her area of expertise to students. Instruction may include classroom lectures, facilitating group discussions and projects, and/or computer laboratory instruction at various college and/or industry locations, with flexibility for day, afternoon, evening, weekend and/or online classes.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will vary, but are not limited to:
    Successfully completes defined required industry certification processes in order to achieve and maintain qualified trainer status at their assigned organization.Meets with class(es) on the scheduled dates for the full duration of class time.Meets the needs of the industry-training managers in a timely and consistent manner. Demonstrates professionalism, high customer service, quality training and continuous improvement in the delivery of training to meet the demands and rigor of the industry.Seeks student feedback to identify and meet student needs in order to make them more qualified and efficient in the workplace.Evaluates learning in an ongoing effort to document student mastery of course objectives.Utilize LMS platform or complete paperwork related to the assignment, including completion of all required reports.
This role ensures a conducive classroom atmosphere conducive to learning and professionalism while respecting individuals. Submits required documentation to both the college and industry promptly and accurately by the specified due date. Collaborates with the Director of Employer Services and the Director of Industry Training as needed, maintaining open communication with the industry to uphold excellent customer/client relationships.

    Associate degree or Bachelor's, preferred OR combination of education, training and related experience is required.
Experience, Knowledge & Skills Needed:
    Minimum of 3-5 years full-time equivalent work experience in industry, required.Aerospace Assembly or Sheet Metal experience preferred.Inspection or Management experience preferred.Proven experience as a trainer, or workplace leader.Documented experience in applicable Aerospace Manufacturing skill areas and subject matter expertise.Tech savvy, advanced user skills are required with MS Word, MS Outlook, and MS Excel.A demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a professional working relationship with a wide variety of individuals coming from diverse backgrounds.Ability to communicate effectively, prioritize workflow, work well with minimum supervision, and accept responsibility for total task completion.Effective time management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines in a timely manner, and the ability to prudently prioritize tasks, projects and goals.

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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