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Full- Time Instructor - Electrical Technology
Summary
Title:Full- Time Instructor - Electrical Technology
ID:878
Department:Technical Education Center
Division:Vice President of Academic Affairs
Location:Technical Education Center
Closing Date:N/A
Description

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Division: Technical Education Center

Department: TEC

Job title: Full-Time Instructor- Electrical Technology

Reports to: Dean of Technical Education Center

Supervises: No direct administrative supervision but 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: This position is a full-time instructor for the Electrical Technology Program. The position will consist of providing instructional and development services at all levels of electrical technology.  Various instructional strategies will be used, including traditional classroom methods, hands-on demonstrations/participation, computer/web-based instruction, and/or various combinations of approaches.

 

Instructor will participate in curriculum development, support KCKCC marketing efforts, establish/coordinate an industry-based advisory board, and work to actively integrate alternative and renewable energy concepts into the electrical program. This position reports directly to the Technical Education Center Dean of Academic Workforce Programs

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide formal instruction and leadership in electrical technology.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Establish and/or help maintain an industry-based advisory board in support of college-level electrical 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 electrical 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.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

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. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • 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.
  • Must have excellent persuasive communications skills
  • A valid driver’s license and ability to drive college vehicles.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work with a variety of students and prepare them for a career in the industry.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Technology preferred
  • Must be a Journeyman Electrician. The Journeyman Electrician Certification must be from an accredited institution i.e. - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers or The United States Department of Labor or Passing the Prometric Exam with documented third party hands-on experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years (10,000 clock hours) industry-related experience in AC & DC Motor Theory, Troubleshooting, Reading Electrical Diagrams (Schematics and Wiring), Conduit Bending, Motor Controls (3 Phase), Residential Wiring of 3-Way and 4 Way Switches, Circuit Breaker Panels (100 amp and above), Transformers, Layout of circuits, Motor & Power Control Centers and knowledge on the Current National Electrical Code required.
  • Teaching experience is preferred.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • 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.
  • Working hours: Although position is salaried/exempt, 40 hours per week is considered a normal work load, but more hours are sometimes required for any salaried position. Hours are typically Monday through Friday during the day but alternate scheduling on evenings and weekends can be expected depending upon specific needs during a particular term.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • A neat appearance and apparel appropriate to a classroom/shop environment are required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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:                 Dependent upon education and experience. (182 day Position)

(If a current KCKCC employee is selected for this position, consideration will be given to current salary.)

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.

 

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