Instructor, Plumbers Helper Course (Adjunct)
Requisition #: 2016  -  1475
Posting Date: 11/22/2016
Appointment Period:
Contracts for regular positions are renewable each June 30th after successful completion of probationary period.(Unless otherwise specified)

This position is responsible for providing quality instruction to students enrolled in the Continuing Education, Plumber’s Helper course. The purpose of the instruction is to equip students with the necessary occupation-specific and employability skills for success in the workplace.  This position is also responsible for maintaining required documents: class rosters, course syllabus, student grade book, student progress notes, etc. Additionally, all adjuncts are required to complete Con Ed Moodle training in order to build and/or maintain a Moodle site for hybrid or online courses and to access the Instructor Resource Site.       

Essential Duties/Functions:


Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:

* Maintain current course syllabi

* Employ teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles.

* Stay current in teaching discipline.

* Incorporate student textbook websites as learning tools.

* Model employability skills and demonstrate professionalism.


Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities and equipment to include:

* Maintain classroom, computer lab spaces, and appropriate usage of laptop carts.

* Maintain the upkeep and care of equipment as assigned.

* Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions.

Provide daily & ongoing oversight for class paperwork:

* Turn in completed monthly class rosters to the Occupational Training Office in a timely manner for payroll.

* Immediately turn in any Student DisAbility Access Services forms (received from students) to the Occupational Training Office.

* Maintain student grade reports and progress reports.  

Student Support

Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:

* Address student concerns.

* Assisting students to develop strategies for success.

* Refer students to campus and community resources, as appropriate.  

Staff Development

Support program endeavors to include:

* Attend Occupational Training Instructor training meetings (scheduled by Coordinator & Lead Instructor).

* Complete required eLearning ConEd Moodle Training online.

* Schedule and complete textbook websites instructor training webinars.

* Employ appropriate classroom management strategies.  

Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.

Educational & Certification Requirements:

A. Education – The adjunct faculty member will have the educational background needed to meet accreditation/approval, certification, and departmental requirements, as follows:  

1. Associate Degree in Plumbing, Construction, Education, or other related fields from an accredited university.

2. Additionally, a minimum of three years working in the Plumbing field or in a similar position, AND at least three years of some supervisory experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Professional Experience:

1. Minimum of two years of teaching or training experience. Community College teaching or training experience preferred.

2. Must have knowledge of community agencies/programs that serve the unemployed and under-employed.

The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy.  He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned.  The Instructor must be able to:

1. Multi-task

2. Demonstrate PC (personal computer) literacy

3. Respect Diversity

4. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.

5. Create and maintain a learner centered environment 

6. Communicate effectively

Departmental/Job Specific Requirements:

1.  Must be flexible in the delivery of the Instructional format (e.g. face-to-face, hybrid, online).

2. Must be able to teach on the Greensboro, Jamestown or High Point Campus.

3. May involve some evening hours (depending on class schedules).

Satisfactory completion of any/all mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed) within prescribed timeline is a must:

1. Anti-Harassment (everyone must complete within 30 days of hire).

2. Shooter on Campus (everyone must complete within 30 days of hire)

3. Ethics and Social Responsibility (everyone must complete within 30 days of hire)

4. Personal Information Protection (PIP) (everyone must complete within 30 days of hire) IMPORTANT NOTE: Failure to complete required trainings can result in loss of present and/or potential future teaching opportunities.

Working Conditions:

1. Typical settings specific to discipline classroom or computer lab space

2. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time for instruction.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

* Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.

**All GTCC job descriptions reflect duties and responsibilities of the particular job and are subject to change with limited notice.

Application Deadline:

  Open until an adequate pool of applicants is received
How to Apply:
A GTCC application must be submitted in order to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an application form. When applying for a position that requires a degree, copies of unofficial transcripts must be attached to a completed application.

*If your education credentials are from a country outside of the United States & if you are extended an offer of employment you will be required to submit a translation/evaluation of your transcript.

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, GTCC is strongly committed to diversity & welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, particularly minorities and faculty under-represented in higher education. EOE

Applicants must be immediately eligible to work legally in the United Sates at the time of application. Guilford Technical Community College does not sponsor any VISAs.
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