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ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR - FIBER OPTICS TECHNICIAN

Employer
Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City
Location
Oklahoma City, OK

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Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

req17272

ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR - FIBER OPTICS TECHNICIAN

Adjunct/Temporary Faculty

900926

OSU INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Economic Development & Training Ctr

Classes to be taught in Okmulgee, Tulsa & throughout Oklahoma

0.00 - 0.00, Commensurate with education and experience

Variable schedule

GENERAL SUMMARY:  The primary purpose ofthis position is to sustain a high-quality teaching performance in OSUIT’s FiberOptic Technician training programs in Okmulgee, Tulsa, and throughout Oklahoma.Position will include providing classroom instruction to students throughlecture, demonstration, and laboratory exercises, handouts, responding toquestions, and testing. Courses will be taught in-person with day and potentiallyevening courses. Additionally, may include the development of new curriculumand preparing educational material for courses. This position receives generalsupervision from the Director of Workforce & Economic Development. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist students in developing the fundamental skills required to serve as an entry-level fiber optic cable installer or technician.
  • Instruct fundamental principles of fiber optic technology, including installation, cable termination, fusion splicing, and using fiber optic testing equipment to troubleshoot transmission lines.
  • Teach fundamental safety protocols and perform hands-on labs working with fiber optic cables and equipment such as a fusion splicer.
  • Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students.
  • Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities.
  • Develop and prepare tests to evaluate student performance, grade record individual scores.
  • Develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate.
  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance.
  • Maintain and submit all required paperwork in a neat, accurate and timely fashion, also enter grading and attendance information in Web Advisor within deadlines.
  • Maintain a lab area that is safe and clean.
  • Follow all OSHA rules regarding a safe workplace.
  • Assess the relevancy and impact of various lessons and recommend improvements as needed.
  • Oversee and participate in field studies and assignments; travel with students to provide assistance and instruction as appropriate.

Please upload cover letter, resume, and list of references for full consideration.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior.
  • Three years of professional experience in the subject to be taught, as well as demonstrated or a strong potential of teaching excellence.
  • Documented successful work experience in related industry.
  • Experience in an instructional setting as a tutor or teacher is preferred.
  • Military or industrial telecommunications experience highly preferred.
  • Fiber Optic Association (FOA) Certified Fiber Optic Technician certification.
  • Ability to maintain high standards of work, initiative, commitment, ethics, professional responsibility and judgment.
  • Ability to work effectively with and promote diverse populations.
  • Superior interpersonal skills—including the ability to effectively recognize and resolve complex problems in a constructive manner.
  • Must exhibit characteristics of a team player, willing to take initiative and assume responsibility.
  • Ability to foster and support innovation and excellence. 
  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively recognize and resolve conflict. 
  • Valid Oklahoma driver’s license. 
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends, as needed.
  • Travel required.
  • Normal classroom physical environment; ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
DISCLAIMER:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level ofwork being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are notintended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skillsrequired of personnel so classified.

Organization

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system that prepares students for success. Orange is the Answer. Through leadership and service, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation and the world. OSU has more than 35,000 students across its five-campus system with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 264,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world. 
 

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC) is part of the modern land-grant system of Oklahoma State University. OSU-OKC is a two-year public institution, offering more than 50 degrees and certificate options. Through quality education, a supportive environment, leadership training and service opportunities, OSU-OKC trains students to work and educates them to lead. OSU-OKC graduates are found throughout the community serving as police officers, firefighters, nurses, teachers, healthcare professionals and business owners. osuokc.edu

      
Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression,  national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. Oklahoma State University campuses are tobacco and vapor-free.

Company info
Telephone
405-945-3206
Location
900 N Portland
Oklahoma CIty
OK
73107
US

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