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Instructor of Robotics and Automation

McHenry County College
Crystal Lake, IL, IL

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Academic Affairs
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Work Week

Faculty | Full-time, tenure track position | 9 months Initial placements are based on education and experience

Position Summary

Share your work experience in robotics and automation with the future workforce of the manufacturing industry. MCC instructors are higher education professionals who champion student learning. They engage and inspire students, applying innovative teaching and learning pedagogies to reach a variety of learners. They assess student learning to ensure student success, staying abreast of current and emerging trends in the discipline. Our instructors collaborate within the College as discipline experts, helping the College to reach its strategic goals through active participation in college committees and by promoting the College to future students throughout our community.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate content expertise and currency within the robotics, automation, and manufacturing field.
  • Develop and maintain an increasingly diverse and effective pedagogical skill set that reflects our philosophy as established in our mission: Our focus is learning. Student success is our goal.
  • Possess both the willingness and the ability to share expertise with students, colleagues, and the broader college community in a manner that is engaging and effective.
  • Engage in continued professional growth, scholarly engagement, and/or creative development.
  • Demonstrate both the willingness and the ability to embrace technology within the college environment.
  • Develop and maintain a solid commitment to college service and community engagement.
  • Engage in professional behavior and participate actively in teamwork while respecting the diversity of values, opinions, and backgrounds both inside and outside the classroom environment.
  • Cultivate student engagement through facilitation of and/or participation in extracurricular activities.
  • Ensure curriculum, offerings, and activities serve local business through active collaboration with advisory boards and business leader.
  • Participate in program and curriculum review.
  • Promote the department, and the College as a whole, to future students and community members by coordinating and/or assisting with department-specific programming.
  • Participate as a faculty member in college governance, committee work, advisement of students and assessment of student learning.
  • Perform other duties as determined in consultation with the division dean.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Associate of Applied Science degree in Engineering Technology, Industrial/Construction Management or related field and 8,000 hours of related work experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology Education and 4 years of manufacturing or industrial technology teaching experience and 2,000 hours of work related experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with robotic and automation systems and processes.
  • Organization


    As a leading community college and an integral part of the Illinois system of higher education, McHenry County College (MCC) is dedicated to upholding a policy of open admissions, a comprehensive program of educational offerings, and maintenance of an informal and engaging student-oriented learning environment.

    Thrive in a dedicated and innovative team environment. Enjoy a rewarding career with generous benefits. Qualified applicants who are committed to excellence are encouraged to apply.

    At a Glance

    • provides credit and noncredit educational and training opportunities as well as special events for close to 60,000 participants annually. The college serves the seventh most rapidly growing county in Illinois and offers six associate's degrees and 17 Associate of Applied Science degrees.
    • also offers free adult education.
    • promotes a wide range of high-quality learning opportunities, enabling students to meet their educational, career and personal goals close to home at an affordable price.

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