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Adjunct Faculty - Construction Technology (Basehor-Linwood High School)
Title:Adjunct Faculty - Construction Technology (Basehor-Linwood High School)
Department:Construction Technology
Posting Date:06/13/2018
Initial Screening Date:N/A



Division:Technical Education Center
Department: Construction Technology
Job title: Adjunct Faculty – Construction Technology (Basehor-Linwood High School)
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: Adjunct Faculty
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.
  • Scheduled class time for fall 2018 at Basehor-Linwood High School for the Construction Technology courses will be Monday – Friday, 11:46 am – 2:45 pm.  This is subject to change 
  • 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.


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


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.

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:   $783.00 per credit hour


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(s) 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.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.





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