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Instructor, Industrial Maintenance

Instructor, Industrial Maintenance

ID 
2018-2256
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-WY-Cheyenne
Posted Date 
5/17/2018

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Overview

The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 

 

A copy of official or unofficial transcripts are required for this position. You can upload transcripts in your applicant profile. A cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position is required.

 

Job Summary: 

Core responsibilities of this position include:

The Industrial Maintenance faculty member is responsible for the coordination, planning, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities. The faculty member is responsible for performing assigned duties during the day, evening, or weekend on any Laramie County Community College campus or outreach center as assigned. At a minimum, the related activities include instruction; instructional counseling; academic advising; recruiting; serving on various committees; and participating in local, state, regional, and national professional activities and organizations. A faculty member performs all other duties as directed by the School Dean, Vice President of Academic Affairs, or the President or designee.

Responsibilities include conducting and/or coordination of mechanical, electrical and fluid power training to include operation, preventive maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical and fluid power equipment; faculty supervision for Industrial Maintenance and related technical training courses; reviewing and maintaining overall quality of instruction; participate in the design, development and review of course curriculum. This position will also be responsible for instruction of courses across multiple programs to include Wind Energy; Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning; and Industrial Science Technology program(s). Evaluation of student performance in accordance with the College and school policies and procedures; foster professional relationships with or serve on related educational and community organizations/committees; maintain workforce partnerships, analyze training needs, and identify future workforce trends; establish membership with or serve on related community boards and advisory committees.

Laramie County Community College is dedicated to student success and aspires to develop world-class community college faculty.  The College’s faculty positions have the primary responsibilities of teaching assigned courses, holding regular office hours, being available for students, advising, and collaborating on departmental objectives. In addition, all faculty work in alignment with the College’s mission, vision, and values to continuously improve as professional educators and experts in their field. Faculty further serve the College in collaborative and collegial relationships across the institution. Full-time faculty are offered provisional status upon employment. All LCCC faculty are supported by the Center for Excellence in Teaching (CET).

Other duties may be assigned based on institutional need.

 

Salary and Benefits: This is a 9-Month Faculty position. Starting Salary: $50,365-55,402/yr.

 

Priority Screening Date: Position is open until filled. For full consieration, apply by June June 8th, 2018.

 

Starting Date: August 6th, 2018.

 

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Essential Functions

  • Essential Functions:  

    Facilitate Learning (80-90%)

    Faculty employ effective teaching practices coupled with the development and use of appropriate educational materials, delivery strategies, and effective assessment practices

  • Responsibilities associated with this function include:

    Teaching:

    • Teach assigned classes as per course schedule and meet required contact hours, unless permission to deviate has been approved by appropriate supervisor to accommodate student need
    • Teach classes according to the approved Master Course Outline of Record (MCOR) and provide a current course syllabus for each course taught to the appropriate supervisor
    • Post and maintain office hours or maintain regular hours in the Student Success Center, Writing & Communication Center, or other areas approved by the Dean in accordance with College policy and procedure
    • Communicate with and respond to students in a timely manner (in most instances this means 1-2 faculty work days)

    Curriculum Development:

    • Assist in the design, implementation, and review of academic programs aligned with current or emerging community, state, or national needs, as appropriate
    • Maintain and adapt curriculum that is current, effective, and appropriate to course and program competencies
    • Develop and maintain instructional materials to support course and program competencies as applicable
    • Coordinate with and provide input to appropriate subject librarian to assist in selecting, evaluating, and deselecting library resources as applicable

    Instructional Delivery:

    • Foster a supportive learning environment that encourages student success
    • Incorporate current subject matter expertise into instruction
    • Utilize varied learning activities to maximize student engagement and success
    • Employ relevant teaching tools, strategies, and classroom technologies

    Assessment of Student Learning and Continuous Improvement:

    • Support student learning with timely and on-going feedback on progress and provide assistance towards meeting the course competencies
    • Evaluate student progress through cycles of formative and summative assessment
    • Comply with College procedures and practices related to instructional delivery, assessment, and reporting requirements to include records management
    • Engage with colleagues in the course, program, and institutional level assessment cycle of student learning for college data collection and continuous improvement

    Service to the College (5-10%)

    Faculty contribute to the College by engaging in activities that support, stimulate, and sustain the institution and the community

  • Responsibilities associated with this function include: 

  • Align with Core Values:

    • Faculty demonstrate a commitment to the College by involvement in one or more of the following:
    • Serving on recognized College committees
    • Participating in student, College, or community-sponsored activities
    • Advise student clubs or groups

    Build Relationships:

    • Engage in active and productive collaboration with colleagues through department, school, and College-wide initiatives such as attending faculty and department meetings, college assemblies, professional development and orientation activities, etc.
    • Assist with program promotion and recruitment of students through collaborative relationships with external stakeholders such as four-year partners in transfer and/or articulation, industry, high schools, etc.
    • Work closely with internal stakeholders such as Advising, Admissions, Student Success, Financial Aid, and the Career Center to promote student success
    • Provide collegial assistance and mentoring for colleagues

    Professional Development (5-10%)
    Faculty are knowledgeable about their subject matter and maintain relevancy in their field through activities such as research, publications, presentations, professional association memberships, and/or conference attendance. Responsibilities associated with this function include:

    • Maintain current subject matter expertise and expand knowledge through professional development
    • Comply with the minimum faculty qualifications and credentials, and, if applicable, maintain required certification or licensure per Administrative Procedure 2.7P (Minimum Faculty Qualifications Procedure)
    • Engage in professional development activities in order to incorporate best practices to instruction
    • Develop communities and professional relationships that are relative to teaching assignments such as advisory committees, industry partners, and other external stakeholders
    • Share knowledge gained through professional development with internal and external stakeholders

    Nonessential Functions:   An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis.

    • Assists in development of annual program budgets; and works closely with the School Dean on the development of annual school budgets when appropriate
    • Assists in the design and implementation of academic programs aligned with current or emerging community, state, or national needs, as appropriate
    • Advises student clubs or groups as appropriate
    • Assists the College in local, state, regional, or national projects and programs, board, or groups when appropriate
    • Solicits feedback and implements suggestions from students and peers
    • Keeps informed of current trends and new approaches to instruction via professional development activities
    • As required, attends college, division, program, and professional trainings/meetings; may require overnight travel
    • Provides Collegial assistance and mentoring for new faculty within discipline area, as needed
    • Full participation in the Faculty Academy

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    All LCCC faculty are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the competency areas appropriate to their faculty level as defined in the College’s Administrative Procedure 2.17.1P. In addition, requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position include:

    • Professional knowledge of the discipline and ability to stay current on changes in the applicable field
    • Skill in appropriate teaching techniques and methods in classroom and/or online instruction
    • Ability to establish a student-instructor relationship conducive to learning, promote active involvement of students in learning activities and promote student retention
    • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
    • Ability to teach course content that is consistent with the official course outline of record and use pertinent course materials at an appropriate level
    • Skill in explaining concepts and advanced analysis of electrical, mechanical, and electronic industrial equipment (e.g.; electrical circuits, electrical motors and motor control circuits, industrial power distribution, pneumatics, hydraulics, drive systems, piping systems, programmable logic controllers, and heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration)
    • Skill in professional writing and editing principles (e.g., voice, tone, rhythm, sentence and paragraph, structure, list usage, clarity, readability and usability standards consistent with design)
    • Ability to develop instructional media (e.g., content organization, document composition, technical writing, script writing; methods and delivery option analysis, web-based content optimization)
    • Advanced working knowledge and ability with personal computing applications – specifically Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Adobe products (e.g., Reader, Professional), as well as database management systems
    • Knowledge of basic office equipment including (but not limited to) personal computer and associated peripherals, fax machine, multi-line telephone, voice recorders, and other electronic devices
    • Ability to effectively and professionally execute the essential functions of this position with proven capabilities in establishing appropriate professional rapport, communicating with courtesy and tact, accurately determine others needs, collecting necessary information, and follow-through when requested
    • Ability to travel when necessary
    • Ability to read and interpret instructions in oral, written, or diagrammatical form (e.g., a flow chart of a process) and consider possible applications of discipline related literature and publications

    Physical/Mental Demands: 

    • To successfully perform the essential functions of this position, an employee must be able to maintain appropriate composure and necessary confidentiality with regard to both past and current employee, student, and donor data; documents; issues; etc., and respect privacy needs of employees, students, donors
    • The essential functions of this position requires the ability to work in an industrial setting including but not limited to working with/on roof tops, in confined spaces, electrical equipment, complex machines, and chemicals; appropriate safety precautions, equipment, and procedures must be utilized at all times
    • The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required
    • While performing the essential functions of this position a variable work schedule may be required including long workdays, evenings, and weekends as needed
    • There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations
    • While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work areas as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities
    • There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting, standing, climbing, stooping, kneeling and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor
    • An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds to perform essential position functions. For lifts exceeding 50lbs team lift technique is required
    • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus
    • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances loud sounds

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Associate's degree in Industrial Maintenance or related field of study from a regionally accredited institution
  • Five years of experience in a related Industrial Maintenance field
  • One year of experience in organizing, designing and developing technical and/or Workforce development training programs

Although some faculty positions may necessitate specific education and/or experience requirements, all LCCC Faculty are required to meet the minimum faculty qualifications as defined within the College’s Administrative Procedure 2.7P. 

 

Preferred: 

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Industrial Maintenance or related field of study from a regionally accredited institution
  • Five years of supervisory experience in a related Industrial Maintenance field
  • Five or more years of Industrial Maintenance training/instructor experience
  • One year of experience in instructing postsecondary students in an Industrial Maintenance program of study at a technical or community college

               

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Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

 

Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.

 

The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.

 

 

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