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Employer: WSU Tech
Division: Academics/Career & Tech Ed/Specialized Trades
Job Title: Part Time Instructor (Adjunct Faculty) Construction Trades
The adjunct faculty member will provide course instruction and assess student learning in the Construction Science program. Instruction may include classroom lecture, facilitating group discussions and projects, and/or laboratory instruction at various College and High School locations. Day, afternoon, evening, weekend, and/or on-line classes may be available.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Relates to students in a professional manner that demonstrates respect for the individual
- Reviews course content with Lead Instructor and/or Campus Director prior to instruction
- Creates and provides students with a detailed syllabus which contains the elements specified on the College syllabus template
- Submits the syllabus/syllabi two weeks before the beginning of class to the Instructional Technologies Academic Success office
- Meets with class(es) on the scheduled dates for the full duration of class time
- Presents instruction in a manner consistent with lesson objectives and course outcomes
- Returns graded work in a timely and consistent manner
- Seeks student feedback to identify and meet student needs
- Evaluates learning in an ongoing effort to document student mastery of course objectives
- Performs paperwork related to the assignment, including completion of all required reports
- Maintains a classroom/lab environment that supports learning
- Submits grades by the established due date and assist the registrar in maintaining an accurate record of class enrollment
- Maintains records of student achievement in the event of a grade appeal
- Meets with the Campus Director and/or Chief Instructional Officer if and as requested; and, maintains close communication with Academic Success regarding any classroom or learning issues that may arise
- Performs all other duties as assigned
- Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills Needed:
- Associates degree, required with Bachelor degree preferred.
- Minimum of 3-5 years’ full time work experience in industry or part time equivalent of 3 years full time work experience preferred.
- OSHA certified
- The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) – Craft instructor certification in Core and Carpentry Level 1 or 2 or the ability to obtain certifcation
- Teaching experience in adult education, preferred.
- Thorough knowledge of the proper safety and handling of materials used in the industry.
- Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook applications.
- Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
- Demonstrates professionalism and positive work ethics.
- Excellent communication skills.
Other Position Requirements:
- Works effectively and productively as a team member. Keeps others informed of information needed. Treat others with respect, maintaining a spirit of cooperation.
- Maintains effective and professional verbal and written interactions with peers, customers, supervisors and other staff. Uses diplomacy and tact in dealing with difficult situations or people. Demonstrates effective listening skills. Is receptive to constructive feedback.
- Maintains acceptable overall attendance record, to include department meetings, all-employee meetings/trainings as required. Ensures appropriate notification to supervisor for absences, and ensure that work is covered. Be flexible in work schedule when needed.
- Produces quantity of work necessary to meet job requirements.
- Demonstrates the ability and willingness to handle new assignments, changes in procedures and business requirements. Identifies what needs to be done and take appropriate action.
- Completes assigned work; meets deadlines without reminders/follow-up from supervisor or others.
- Performs work conscientiously with a high degree of accuracy.
- Focuses on the Shocker PROUD Competencies: Professional, Responsive, Open, Understanding and Dependable
- Participates in at least 20 hours of professional development activities to remain current with industry trends and advancements.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without accommodation.
Must be able to work in a multi-tasked, high-volume environment, completing multiple and competing priorities. Daily attendance is required to meet the needs of students and prospective students. Attendance is required at meetings and in-services, some of which may be out of the area. Schedules may fluctuate to accommodate student needs, deadlines and delivery of services, including evening and weekend work when necessary. Long periods of sitting or standing will be required. Independent travel to by car and public carrier is required to enable flexibility to work at alternate campuses when needed. If driving a personal vehicle for college business, a valid driver’s license and current auto insurance is required.
All of the above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required by the position. Duties and assignments may be modified as needed.
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