Returning Candidate?

Manufacturing Engineering Instructor - Continuous Sourcing

Manufacturing Engineering Instructor - Continuous Sourcing

Posting Date: 
Job ID: 
Adjunct Faculty
# of Openings: 
Appleton Main Campus
Hours Per Week: 
Weeks Per Year: 
Work Schedule: 
Adjunct Rate
Anticipated Start Date: 
Internal Applicant Salary/Rate: 
Posting Duration: 
Continuous Sourcing
Shift Differential: 

More information about this job

Basic Functions & Responsibilities

Fox Valley Technical College is establishing a pool of qualified candidates to teach manufacturing, industrial, and quality engineering courses. 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.  Classes may be offered online, in-person, or on a contract basis in business & industry. 

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 business and industry training programs. Assess the learning outcomes of students at the unit, course, and program level.
  2. 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.
  3. Interpersonal/Team Skills. Participate in activities of the instructional team, including planning, development, scheduling, and budgeting as a cooperative and professional team player.
  4. Student Support and Guidance. Advise and support students as a mentor and role model in the achievement of their learning and career goals.
  5. (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. 
  2. Minimum of two years of occupational experience in the field of manufacturing, industrial, or quality engineering or programs being taught, of which at least one year shall be within the last five years. Four years of experience is preferred. (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. Experience with Lean production in a manufacturing 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. An educational philosophy which places the primary emphasis on student learning in the design, delivery, and evaluation of courses.
  2. Excellent teaching skills in classroom delivery, willingness to use alternative delivery, recognition of adult learning styles and needs, and authentic assessment strategies.
  3. Ability to plan, organize, instruct, and facilitate high-quality educational experiences, including contemporary, relevant content that reflects the real-world of our industry partners.
  4. Commitment to teamwork through participation in department activities, sharing responsibilities, accountability, and open communication.
  5. Continuous improvement mindset.
  6. Flexibility in schedule to ensure our students’ needs come first.
  7. Flexibility, including the acceptance of and willingness to change.
  8. Proficiency in the use of technology including MS Office applications and the willingness to utilize classroom technology.
  9. Highly motivated with strong interest in contributing to the success of students and the college.
  10. Willingness to take risks and try new things.
  11. Willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth.
  12. A commitment to the mission, purposes, and values of the college.
  13. Ability to work with diverse student, staff, and community populations.



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 Janet Braun at or 920-735-4718 or Steve Straub at or 920-735-5717.