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Instructor, Sheet Metal Assembly and Fabrication (Adjunct)
Requisition #: 2017  -  1584
Posting Date: 8/4/2017
Appointment Period:
Contracts for regular positions are renewable each June 30th after successful completion of probationary period.(Unless otherwise specified)
Summary:

Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field.  He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.

Under general supervision, this individual will prepare and teach aerostructure manufacturing courses within the established program.  The adjunct faculty member must be able instruct a wide variety of topics within the curriculum in a laboratory environment and may be required to teach day, evening and/or weekend hours.

Essential Duties/Functions:

Teaching

Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:

* developing learner centered lesson plans

* employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles

* incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning and laboratory environments

* creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student population

* preparing, distributing and utilizing instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate

* updating and revising curriculum to maintain currency

* participating in the development and review of course and program/general education outcomes as appropriate

* developing, conducting and documenting appropriate assessment of student learning outcomes in courses and programs/general education as appropriate

Professional Development

Maintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission by:

* participating in professional development activities to maintain currency in field; maintaining current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditation

* participating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategies

Administration

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

* maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipment

* providing for the security of facilities, equipment and instructional materials and maintaining safe working conditions

* maintaining student records (e.g., grades and attendance) in accordance with established deadlines using a variety of technology-based programs (e.g., Colleague, WebAdvisor, Moodle)

* complying with all applicable college, state and federal rules and regulations

Student Support

Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:

* promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success 

* referring students to campus and community resources when appropriate 

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

QUALIFICATIONS
Educational & Certification Requirements:

Minimum requirements: 
-Associate’s degree in a field related to aviation or advanced manufacturing from a regionally accredited institution

Preferred requirements:
-Bachelor’s degree or higher in a field related to aviation, advanced manufacturing, or engineering from a regionally accredited institution

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Professional Experience:

Minimum requirements:
-3 years of relevant industry experience and/or certification gained from military service

Preferred requirements: 
-5 years of relevant industry experience and/or certification gained through military service
-Experience with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulatory practices/procedures
-Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes
-Experience with competency-based education practices
-Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems

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. Respect Diversity

3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.

4. Create and maintain a learner centered environment 

5. Communicate effectively

6. Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions. 

Departmental/Job Specific Requirements:

Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed):

1. Reporting Requirements

2. Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)

3. Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)

4. Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)

5. Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)

6. Linking Student Learning Outcomes (within 30 days of hire)

7. Moodle Certification (if teaching online or hybrid - within 30 days of hire)

Working Conditions:

1. Schedule may require day or evening classes.

2. Ability to travel between campuses as required for committee meetings, professional development, etc.

3. Lifting, and the positioning of heavy equipment in preparation for classes and labs is required. 

4. Work may be required in an environment that varies from hot to cold (seasonal), which can be both noisy and dusty, and require standing for lengthy periods.

Other:

1. Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required. 

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

* Maintain student records.

* 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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ALL EMPLOYEES PAID BY DIRECT DEPOSIT ONLY!
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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