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Mechanical Design Technology Instructor - Continuous Sourcing

Mechanical Design Technology Instructor - Continuous Sourcing

Posting Date: 
2/11/2016
Job ID: 
2016-1103
Category: 
Adjunct Faculty
# of Openings: 
1
Status: 
Adjunct
Location(s): 
Appleton Main Campus
City 
Appleton
State 
WI
Hours Per Week: 
3-8
Weeks Per Year: 
TBD
Work Schedule: 
TBD
Salary/Rate: 
Adjunct Rate
Anticipated Start Date: 
N/A
Internal Applicant Salary/Rate: 
N/A
Posting Duration: 
Continuous Sourcing
Shift Differential: 
N/A

More information about this job

Basic Functions & Responsibilities

Fox Valley Technical College is establishing a pool of qualified candidates to teach in the Mechanical Design Program. This position is responsible for the delivery of instruction and facilitation of student learning, and the on-going development of curriculum and learning strategies which meet the needs of students and employers.                      

Essential Job Functions/Secondary Job Functions

  1. Facilitation of Learning. Plan, prepare and deliver instruction and facilitate the learning of students in associate degree, technical diploma, basic education, continuing education, and/or contract training programs. Assess the learning outcomes of students at the unit, course, and program level.
  2. (If applicable) Curriculum Development. Develop, revise, and continually update curriculum and instructional materials which are competency-based, current, consistent with employer expectations, and aligned with the college policy on level of required documentation.
  3. Classroom Management. Fulfill assigned schedule, maintain accurate student attendance and grade records, maintain instructional environment with emphasis on safety, housekeeping, and equipment security, and ensure opportunities for student/participant evaluation.
  4. Interpersonal/Team Skills. Participate in activities of the instructional team, including planning, development, scheduling, and budgeting as a cooperative and professional team player.
  5. Student Support and Guidance. Advise and support students as a mentor and role model in the achievement of their learning and career goals.
  6. (If applicable) Curriculum Development. Develop, revise, and continually update curriculum and instructional materials which are competency-based, current, consistent with employer expectations, and aligned with the college policy on level of required documentation.

Qualifications, Training and Experience

       

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in related and appropriate field; Master’s Degree preferred. (Based on experience and expertise, an individual with an Associate Degree or equivalent and willingness to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree within specific timeframe may be considered.)
  2. Minimum of two years of occupational experience in the field of the program or programs being taught, of which at least one year shall be within the last five years. (One year of related occupational experience may be waived with at least two years of post−secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within the last five years.)
  3. Recent, related, Mechanical Design experience working with design software in the industrial environment.
  4. Teaching or training experience is desirable.
  5. Ability to plan, organize, instruct, and facilitate quality education programs, including development of relevant curriculum.
  6. Upon hire, must maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements and licensure required by other agencies to maintain individual and program accreditation, if applicable.

Essential Aptitudes, Skills, Knowledge and Personal Characteristics

  1. Ability to apply math and physics concepts in the instruction of courses in Kinematics, Static’s and Strength of Materials, and Design of Machine Elements.
  2. Able to apply manufacturing and fabricating methods as they relate to instruction in design courses.
  3. Commitment to learn and apply AutoCAD and 3D CATIA software in program courses.
  4. Skilled in computer file management especially in relation to student generated files.
  5. Classroom/Lab management skills sufficient to simulate the engineering work place.
  6. Willingness to share in program promotional activities to include community/secondary school presentations and College / department sponsored promotional activities.
  7. Adaptability and flexibility in relation to scheduling, including availability for evening and weekend assignments.
  8. Flexibility, including the acceptance of and willingness to change.
  9. Demonstrated ability for written and oral communication with students, staff, employers and other external entities.
  10. Proficiency in computer use and applications which support teaching and learning.
  11. Highly motivated with strong interest in contributing to the success of students and the college.
  12. Ability to work with diverse student, staff, and community populations.
  13. Understanding and successful application of learning technologies.
  14. An educational philosophy which places the primary emphasis on student learning.
  15. Willingness to take risks and try new things.
  16. Willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth.
  17. A commitment to the mission, purposes, and values of the college.

       

Benefits (eligibility requirements may apply)

Fitness Center at Appleton Main Campus, On-Site Child Care Facility at Appleton Main Campus

Special Instructions to Applicants

Thank you for your interest in Adjunct Faculty opportunities with Fox Valley Technical College. Upon successful submission of your application, cover letter, and resume, you will be considered for future adjunct faculty opportunities. FVTC will keep your application in our files as a POTENTIAL candidate who could possibly fill a position when or if the need arises. Only if the need shall arise, you will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application.

 

IMPORTANT:  Only if the need shall arise, you will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application.  Otherwise, you will not receive any further contact from FVTC.


Adjunct instructors are hired on a per course basis. The total hours for an adjunct instructor range from approximately 3 hours per week to no more than 8 hours per week. Hours vary and can include both day and evening classes. Courses are taught in both a general lab setting and a classroom setting.

If you should have any questions regarding the position, please contact Dean Sommerfeld at sommerfe@fvtc.edu or (920)996-2877.