We are currently seeking an Instructor of Construction Engineering Technology who will advance the institution’s proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.
We’re looking for a professional like you to teach our students about the exciting world of Construction Engineering Technology!
Your professional experience makes you the ideal instructor because you can impart both on-the-job know-how and industry knowledge and expertise.
When you’re not teaching, you might be assisting students with opportunities for work (co-ops, part-time, work-study) and careers; evaluating program curricula and/or practices; advising declared majors; or reviewing textbooks and learning materials.
If you’re excited about passing the torch of your expertise and skills to the next generation of drafting and design technology experts, your next step should be to submit your application today!
Provide the expertise and knowledge that support the college curriculum and programs. Establish courses following accepted higher education standards, teach students using a variety if effective methodologies and provide engagement and support activities that encourage student learning. The role of the Instructional Faculty encompasses teaching and learning, academic advising, professional development and institutional and community service.
The incumbent will teach a maximum load of (See Faculty Workload Guidelines) equated hours each semester in area(s) of competency and participate as a part-time instructor in the activities of the department, division and college.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other relevant duties may be required.
Demonstrate skill and/or knowledge in teaching discipline.
Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods.
Develop and use a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college, discipline, and departmental guidelines and submit one copy to the department chair.
Plan, develop, and use a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles.
Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and inform them of their progress in the course in a timely manner.
Keep accurate student records and submit related reports and forms within requested timelines.
Review, evaluate, and recommend student textbooks and learning materials.
Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs.
Use equipment and facilities responsibly and courteously. Where appropriate, assist the chair with the routine maintenance of instructional laboratories.
Demonstrate competence and interest in the use of technology in the classroom and willingness to explore new instructional methodologies.
Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.
Provide access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication, and other appropriate methods. Provide advice and assistance to students regarding instructional or program-specific issues.
Make presentations on a particular academic field or program - its subject matter, objectives, opportunities for further study (transfer opportunities), and opportunities for work (co-ops, part-time, work-study) and careers, special clubs and activities available, support services, scholarships, etc.
Create and maintain a website dedicated to the types of information specified in bullet three.
Work with Chair to take on appropriate academic advising activities as needed by the College and Department. (For examples, please refer to the HCC Faculty Workload Guidelines).
Establish annual objectives for professional growth in consultation with the department chair.
Keep pace with developments in the discipline.
Learn and apply technologies that support student learning.
Participate in the evaluation process for self, department, and college.
Institutional and Community Service:
Participate in scheduled institutional service activities including opening week events, conference days, and commencement exercises.
Participate in discipline committee or program meetings and activities
Actively participate in department, college or system meetings and/ or committees.
Be familiar with and adhere to all policies and procedures of HCCS.
Participate in college-related activities such as student activities, selection of faculty, community education, recruitment of students, and/or special programs.
Participate in business and/or student activities and/or community activities that foster goodwill and promote the mission of HCCS.
Participate in activities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards.
Participate in the HCCS planning process by assisting in the formulation of departmental objectives and goals and in establishing budget priorities.
Review, evaluate, and revise program curricula and practices to assure compliance with professional standards, state-mandated guidelines and requirements of business/ industry, and higher education.
Assist in the articulation of courses and programs with secondary and post-secondary institutions.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities list above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.
Associate’s Degree is required. Bachelor’s degree preferred (a photocopy of the transcript showing degree conferred must accompany the application).
Industry-recognized credentials, professional development, and a minimum of five years’ directly-related work experience in the industry may be accepted in lieu of the education requirement.
A minimum of three (3) years non-teaching experience in the field of training with a degree required. A minimum of three (3) years teaching experience is preferred but not required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Possess the ability to work in a diverse work environment.
Willing and able to teach day or evening classes at a number of sites around the city.
Knowledge and skill in a variety of computer usage and software are required.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, planning skills and the ability to communicate effectively (oral and written) with a diverse professional, community, and student population.
Ability to deliver instruction and demonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
Must possess dexterity in non-conventional delivery of instruction such as hybrid and web-enhanced formats including knowledge of WebCT and Blackboard platforms
Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-centered environment.
Self-disciplined and able to effectively manage others.
Proficient in the use of computers and MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, PeopleSoft, Chief Architect and AUTOCAD.
Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and plumbing systems in construction, as well as building codes, and project management and scheduling.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.