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Annually Contracted Faculty - Electrical-Mechanical Engineering Technology

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Job Description:

The Annually Contracted Faculty member, through instruction, creates, manages, and participates in a variety of learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives. The Annually Contracted Faculty member participates collaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff to promote the general well-being of the department, the college, and the collective and individual interests of its staff and student body. The contracted faculty member supports and seeks to fulfill the guiding concepts for the College embodied in the philosophy, mission, values, and vision adopted by the Board of Education. This position description is in association with the Annually Contracted Faculty contract. This position is intended to be in Engineering instruction.

** Please note that the ACF position is a full-time, non-tenured faculty role that is a two-semester contract with the option to renew on an annual basis. **

Instruction & Student Learning

  • Teaches assigned courses as scheduled and assumes primary responsibility for and exercises oversight of the curriculum in conjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuring both the rigor of programs and the quality of instruction. Designs curriculum embracing diversity in all forms, to foster talent in students while modeling inclusive teaching strategies with an understanding of the socio-cultural issues of traditionally underrepresented groups.
  • Considers individual differences of students in order to design and support a range of appropriate learning activities. Participates in the identification of students with academic or other needs and responds by utilizing an appropriate resource.
  • Uses technology in a manner appropriate to the nature and objectives of courses and programs and communicates clearly to students the expectations concerning the use of such technology. Keeps accurate and appropriate records in accordance with the Faculty Handbook and departmental policies. Maintains attendance records, determines, and submits grades timely and in accordance with established policies and procedures of the College, and communicates progress feedback as well as other relevant information to students throughout the semester.
  • Creates and maintains accurate syllabi that incorporates departmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements. Participates in the selection of appropriate materials to support course curriculum in accordance with the College’s guidelines. Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribed meeting schedule. Employs and assists in the design and development of appropriate assessment techniques to measure students’ performance in achieving course goals and objectives. Be a facilitator of learning in a virtual environment.

Student Engagement & Advisement

  • Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and collaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student and faculty interaction, and support for learners. Maintains posted office hours in accordance with departmental and policies of the College. Uses technology to assist in communication with students.
  • Encourages a sense of community among students for learning both inside and outside the classroom. Advises potential or current students within the discipline about the program, career, or transfer options available to assist with degree completion. Refers students to appropriate student and academic support services available at the College or in the community.

Continuous Improvement

  • Promotes continual improvement as part of the cycle of teaching and learning by assisting, as appropriate, in the maintenance of instructional materials and laboratory facilities; contributing, as appropriate, to the development, selection, and improvement of instructional materials, laboratories, and other instructional facilities; providing guidance in the development, maintenance, and design of course description, course outlines, and syllabi; recommending modifications to the curriculum and participating in the design of new curricula.
  • Completes all mandatory performance evaluation measures within specified time limits and participates in all required training by the College. Shares best practices with colleagues in formal or informal settings. Participates in instructional, departmental, or institutional research to improve educational effectiveness. Evaluates teaching and assessment practices to continue improving them. Provides feedback, as appropriate, regarding the general operations of the department, division, and the College. Attends faculty meetings as called by the President, Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dean or Department Chairperson.

Professional Development

  • Employs student, administrative, and self-appraisals to establish goals and objectives for professional development and participates in professional development activities. Contributes, as appropriate, to the planning, evaluation, and/or presentation of college professional development programs. Maintains required professional credentials, licensing, and continuing education hours as disciplinary standards dictate.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

  • Helps to ensure the College meets its responsibilities in identifying problem areas and systemic concerns while reporting complaints alleging discrimination. 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 Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technologies
  • Three (3) years of relevant field experience
  • State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s)

*An appropriate combination of education, training, coursework, and experience may qualify a candidate.

Compensation: $62 an hour

WORKING CONDITIONS

Classroom environments may include in-person or online modalities.

CSCC has the right to revise this position description at any time. This position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

Full Time/Part Time:

Full time

Union (If Applicable):

Columbus State Education Association

Scheduled Hours:

40

Organization

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.

Locations

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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