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Faculty - Construction Technology
Title:Faculty - Construction Technology
Location:Technical Education Center
Posting Date:N/A
Initial Screening Date:N/A



Division: Technical Education Center
Department: Construction Technology
Job title: Faculty - Construction Technology
Reports to: Dean of Technical Education Center
Supervises: Occasional task assignment/monitoring for a lab assistant, student classroom assistant, work- study helper, or student intern.
Position type:  Full-time
FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Purpose: Teach various courses in the Construction Technology Program.


  • Provide formal instruction and leadership in construction technology and advanced manufacturing technology as assigned utilizing NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) curriculum and materials.
  • Work 40 hours per week. (Release from some teaching is possible for special projects or noncredit training activities.)
  • Specify, select, install, operate, and maintain necessary equipment and/or training modules required to support the specific course(s) being taught within departmental budget restraints.
  • Work with Construction Technology faculty in preparing course syllabi addressing targeted student abilities, specific competencies, textbook requirements, grading/assessment methodology, course scheduling, and/or other items as required.
  • Provide regular, timely reports to students of academic performance including current grades in course(s) taught.
  • Work with Construction Technology faculty to establish and/or maintain an industry-based advisory board in support of college-level construction technology and advanced manufacturing technology programs.
  • Demonstrate commitment to the program, division, and total institution by timely attendance and submission of required grade, attendance, or other miscellaneous reports to the administration.
  • Participate in marketing activities for the division and/or institution by interfacing with the college’s Public Information Director to provide supporting materials as required for the development of advertising promotions such as brochures, media spots, web pages, posters, etc.
  • Initiate and/or maintain the ongoing integration of alternative and renewable energy concepts into the construction program.
  • Assist in student job placement and submit follow-up documentation.
  • Participate in professional development.
  • Assist in obtaining or maintaining accreditation for programs taught as assigned.
  • Submit required reports by deadlines.
  • Meet classes at the listed times.
  • Maintain regular, posted office hours, which will be up to 10 hours of office hours per week. This may vary depending on the nature of the work and other duties as assigned by the dean.
  • Serve on institutional committees as needed.
  • Support college activities
  • Perform departmental and divisional responsibilities.
  • Teach at other centers or locations if needed.
  • Dismiss classes only with prior approval from the division dean.
  • Successfully complete important assessment work.
  • Other related duties as assigned by appropriate administrator.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.



  • Must have or qualify to obtain NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) certification in applicable construction technology subject areas.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and implement assigned tasks in an effective and timely manner.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with students, other faculty, professional/classified staff, supervision, industrial advisory panels, and the public.
  • Information Technology abilities required: (Staff development and Training is offered on a regular basis.)
  • Ability to understand operating a personal computer within the KCKCC network environment.
  • Ability to use email.
  • Ability to perform basic functions of the college’s database (Datatel).
  • Ability to perform basic word processing using MS Word.
  • Ability to perform basic presentation functions using MS PowerPoint.
  • Ability to perform basic functions in current AutoCad or similar software.
  • Ability to perform basic WebAdvisor functions.
  • Must be fully computer literate and be able to operate a personal computer using the Microsoft Windows environment utilizing common Microsoft word processing, spreadsheet, and graphical presentation applications.
  • Applicant must be able to specify, select, inventory, install, operate, and maintain all equipment specified in NCCER materials applicable to the areas being taught.
  • Ability to work indoor in a normal classroom and shop time as well as outdoors in either construction technology or advanced manufacturing setting. Work conditions can involve considerable exposure to temperature changes, noise, dust, or chemicals.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Neat appearance and apparel appropriate to a classroom/shop environment are required


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Five (5) years of directly applicable experience in Construction Technology required
  • Teaching experience is preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Technology preferred
  • Teaching experience is preferred.


  • Work involves the setup and operation of potentially hazardous equipment and machinery as well as the occasional lifting and moving of construction and manufacturing components and materials requiring the lifting of at least 50 pounds. Mobility within the classroom and shop are required.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision for the assembly of parts and for the avoidance of mechanical and electrical hazards.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items. The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

SALARY: $757.00 per credit hour


Must be able to work a variable schedule/varying hours to meet operational needs. May require evening and weekend hours; as needed.

To Apply Submit:

  • Kansas City Kansas Community College employment application online found at WWW.KCKCC.EDU, click on Services then select Employment Opportunities for a list of positions applying for.
  • Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application (do not reference resume) and attach the required transcript (s). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for the online application process. Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites and must show degree awarded, course work, and conferral date. Official transcripts for all the degree (s) awarded must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of offer of employment.
  • Three (3) professional references with phone number and email addresses are required.
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review and interviews. The final candidate (s) selected to be hired will be made by the hiring supervisor.
  • Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of position given this title and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job related duties through their hiring department. Specific job related duties assigned by hiring department shall be consistent with the representative essential functions listed above and shall not be expanded in role or scope.


KCKCC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Institution.

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