Engineering Technology Associate Faculty 150078-E

Location
Macomb, McDonough County
Posted
May 14, 2014
Employment Type
Part Time

Company Description:

Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, serves approximately 12,200 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL. Compliance to state and federal hiring standards is coordinated through WIU's Office of Equal Opportunity & Access.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.

Job Description:

APPOINTMENT: August, 2014

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach classes in three or more of the following areas: Technical Drafting; Industrial, Product, and/or Mechanical Design; Materials Science; Materials Testing; Industrial and/or Manufacturing Processes; Power Systems; Industrial Safety (authorized for 30 hour course). Collaborate and share responsibilities with other faculty, including maintenance of laboratory equipment and software; serve on department, college, and university committees; maintain office hours in accordance with the negotiated contract.

RANK & SALARY: The salary will be commensurate for a non-tenure track position with progressive experience. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit information visit: http://www.wiu.edu/vpas/human_resources/benefits/.

Requirements:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or a related field from an accredited university is required for a non-tenure track associate faculty appointment. Relevant professional industrial and/or manufacturing management work experience, plus excellent interpersonal and leadership skills are required for this position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated management experience in U.S. based industrial and/or manufacturing companies; distinguished teaching, and service; commitment to applying technology to teaching and learning; record of involvement in professional organizations and community relations are preferred. Additional attributes would include experience with STEM programming or implementation and sustainability.

Additional Information:

THE DEPARTMENT: The Engineering Technology Department offers ATMAE Accredited Bachelor of Science degree programs in Construction Management and Engineering Technology and Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphic Communication accreditation for the Graphic Communication degree program.  A Master of Science in Engineering Technology Leadership is an integral part of the Department. The department currently has nine full-time tenure-track faculty and eight associate faculty. The Engineering Technology Department has an enduring reputation for excellent teaching, and for exemplary research and service. For more information go to the Department website at www.wiu.edu/engrtechThe Department: The Engineering Technology Department offers ATMAE Accredited Bachelor of Science degree programs in Construction Management and Engineering Technology and Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphic Communication accreditation for the Graphic Communication degree program.  A Master of Science in Engineering Technology Leadership is an integral part of the Department. The department currently has nine full-time tenure-track faculty and eight associate faculty. The Engineering Technology Department has an enduring reputation for excellent teaching, and for exemplary research and service. For more information go to the Department website at www.wiu.edu/engrtech.

THE UNIVERSITY: Recognized as a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review and one of 39 public universities ranked a top tier "Best Midwestern University" by U.S.News & World Report, Western Illinois University (WIU) serves approximately 12,200 students in the heart of the Midwest through its traditional residential campus in Macomb and its metropolitan, non-residential location in Moline, Illinois.

The WIU-Macomb and -Quad Cities campuses are comprised of accomplished faculty, state-of-the-art technology and facilities, and a wide range of academic and extracurricular opportunities. Western is a comprehensive university offering 65 undergraduate and 37 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1, the University's 612 full-time faculty members teach 93.5 percent of all undergraduate and graduate courses, in addition to 10 pre-professional degree programs and 19 certificate programs.

Western offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 20 NCAA Division I intercollegiate varsity sports. Football competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision through the Missouri Valley Football Conference; all other varsity sports compete at the Division I level through The Summit League. WIU is the cultural center of the region. University Libraries house an extensive collection and offer online database access to thousands of academic periodic journals and publications.

WIU-Macomb, IL (Student Population: 10,003): A traditional, residential four-year campus with select graduate programs, WIU-Macomb is located in the heart of west central Illinois in Macomb (population 20,000). Macomb is an Amtrak city with twice-daily service to Chicago. Macomb is located approximately 75 miles from the Quad Cities International Airport (Moline, IL) and 70 miles from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport (Peoria, IL).

WIU-Quad Cities (Student Population: 1,204): The only public university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers select undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education, at its metropolitan, non-residential campuses in Moline, IL (population 44,000). The Quad Cities (population 376,000) rests on the banks of the Mississippi River and is comprised of Moline and Rock Island in western Illinois and Davenport and Bettendorf in eastern Iowa. Moline, Illinois is home to the Quad Cities International Airport.

 

Application Instructions:

Complete applications include:

1) a letter of application

2) current curriculum vita or resume

3) the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current professional references

4) copies of unofficial academic transcripts, official transcripts will be required for selected candidate

Applicants should clearly state how their experience directly relates to the position announcement.

Please upload the requested documents by clicking APPLY NOW or by navigating to the WIU Employment page at the following URL http://www.wiu.edu/employment/

**Note** Individual documents must be under 2 MB in size in order to upload.

Screening will begin on May 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Rafael Obregon at mfro@wiu.edu.

For assistance with the online application system call the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 298-1977.