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Director & Instructor of Construction Management

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Oregon Institute of Technology, the premier public polytechnic university in the Pacific Northwest, and the Business & Technology Department (Management) invite applications for the position of Director & Instructor in Construction Management.

Oregon Tech is one of the top public regional universities in the Western United States and is consistently ranked among the top public colleges in the nation by US News & World Report. Oregon Tech offers innovative and rigorous degree programs.

Oregon Tech is a growing university with multiple locations including a rural campus in Klamath Falls, an urban campus in Portland-Metro, and a strong online presence, each offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Oregon Tech prides itself on delivering a high quality, hands-on educational experience in a collaborative learning environment.

Title: Director & Instructor, Construction Management 

Classification Title: Instructor

College/Division: College of Engineering, Technology, & Management 

Department: Management 

Work Location: Negotiable 

Position Term/Months: 10 months

Time: Full Time, 1.0

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt 

Salary: $100,000 - $120,000 commensurate with education & experience

Apply By: 05/17/2024

Application Link: Oregon Institute of Technology Portal | Director & Instructor, Construction Management (oit.edu)

Director & Instructor, Construction Management Position Summary: 

This non-tenure track position is focused in two areas: 50%, on the establishment and management of a new Construction Management program which includes student recruitment, promoting the program and advising students, and 50% course development and teaching responsibilities. Teaching will be primarily in the foundational areas of construction, construction management, and heavy construction. Candidates for this position should have a strong record of professional construction, especially heavy construction-related industry experience in the US.

As part of their professional development and service, the faculty member will have the opportunity to advance the department’s student success initiatives as related to the program across campuses. These opportunities could include building student pipelines and pathways, improving student retention, building student communities, and establishing university-community and university-industry partnerships in support of student projects and internship experiences. The faculty will also be required to participate internal and external trainings to grow philanthropic support and work closely with the University’s Advancement team. As such, candidates will have a history of actively working with colleagues to lead and support departmental and university initiatives.

Departmental Information:

Oregon Tech’s Management Department is committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more information regarding the Department, please visit:
https://www.oit.edu/academics/engineering-technology-management/management

Qualification Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Construction Management or related fields.
  • Construction, Heavy Construction Management, or related industry experience.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Graduate degree with more than 10 years of construction, especially heavy construction-related industry experience. Instructor is a professional who can provide documented proof of their professional accomplishments and has acquired a local or regional or national reputation in their fields.
  • Evidence of prior online teaching in higher education, excellent teaching evaluations in discipline, relevant construction, especially heavy-construction-related industry experience and experienced in establishing/maintaining relations with critical leaders/companies in the construction industry in the region.
  • Candidates must have experience with academic technologies and delivery platforms and should have a level of creativity to engage with technology to create forward-facing academic content to engage learners. Demonstrated experience with construction technologies and equipment to create an industry-ready graduate.
  • Ph.D. or terminal degree in construction management, heavy construction, engineering management, or a related discipline.
    Research: History of a current applicable research program through applied or empirical research.
  • Demonstrated ability in teaching, both in person and online.

Special Instructions to Applicants: 
Initial review of applications will begin on May 17th, 2024. Applications will continue to be accepted after the initial review date until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. Therefore, at the discretion of the University, materials received after the initial review date may not receive full consideration.

To apply, visit: Oregon Institute of Technology Portal | Director & Instructor, Construction Management (oit.edu)

Then, upload the following elements to your application:
Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter (demonstrating and elaborating how your prior experience(s) make you eligible for this position)
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research Interests

Optional Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Media File
  4. Portfolio
  5. License/Certification
  6. Other Document

An offer of employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre-employment requirements, including a background check, degree verification, and Oregon Tech making a final determination regarding the suitability for employment. 

AA/EEO:
Oregon Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring, or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion or creed, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis in law.

Oregon Tech is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Human Resources.

Additional Information:
To peruse other employment opportunities at Oregon's premiere polytechnic university, visit the Oregon Tech Job Board: https://jobs.oit.edu

Oregon Tech proudly offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees; to learn more about the comprehensive offering of benefits visit: https://www.oit.edu/human-resources/benefits

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