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Adjunct Faculty- Robotics
Summary
Title:Adjunct Faculty- Robotics
ID:779
Department:Math, Science, Business, and Technology
Division:Vice President for Academic Affairs
Location:Pioneer Career Center
Closing Date:N/A
Description

Employment Opportunity

Adjunct Robotics Instructor at The Pioneer Center—Leavenworth  

KCKCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and

encourages applications from minorities.

The Robotics Instructor reports to the Dean of Mathematics, Science, and Business Technology (MSBT) for all matters pertaining to the development and implementation of the program, the facilitation of the teaching/learning process, and the supervision of students.  The individual selected will teach 9-10 credit hours (15 Contact Hours) each week at the Pioneer Center in Leavenworth.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Continue developing, implement, and update the robotics certificate at KCKCC.
  • Curriculum development including course descriptions, objectives, content, and semester calendars.
  • Planning and organization of classrooms, robotics lab space, and summer camp enrichment activities.
  • Selection of appropriate materials, textbooks, equipment, and software.
    • Maintain equipment in instructional areas.
    • Recommend new items for the program as needed.
  • Evaluation of student progress as related to learning objectives.
  • Establish and lead a Robotics Advisory Board, as a part of the larger STEM+ Advisory board. 
  • Collaborate with College employees through participation on Campus Committees.
  • Participate in faculty development, student recruitment, student advising, and student retention activities.
  • Discuss program issues with the STEM+ team and the MSBT Dean on an ongoing basis.
  • Consult with appropriate faculty in development of new course needs and offerings.
  • Other duties as assigned by the MSBT Dean.

 

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

  • Component level electronic design and repair:
  • Experience in AC/DC Component level theory.
  • Experience with pneumatics and pneumatic controls.
  • Knowledge of Computer programming and networking as it relates to functionality of industrial machines, robots, and/or PLCs.
  • Knowledge of learning processes, curriculum design, test construction, teaching methodology.
  • Ability to work effectively with administration, faculty, and students.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics, Industrial Maintenance, or a related field with equivalent course work in robotics or PLCs preferred.  A certificate/associate’s degree in one of these fields may substitute for the Bachelor’s degree, provided that the candidate has 2 or more years of fulltime work in the field.
  • Teaching experience preferred.

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:      Adjuncts are paid at the rate of $742/contact hour to start.

 

APPLY BY:  Applications will be reviewed as received – position will remain open until filled.

 

The selected Candidate will be required to undergo a background check.

                                               

PLEASE NOTE:  INTERVIEWS MAY BE SCHEDULED VIA EMAIL.

 

PLEASE COMPLETE A KCKCC APPLICATION WHICH MAY BE FOUND AT WWW.KCKCC.EDU UNDER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES. 

IF A POSITION REQUIRES A DEGREE, PLEASE ATTACH COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS TO YOUR APPLICATION.  OTHER ATTACHMENTS SUCH AS COVER LETTER OR RESUME CAN ALSO BE UPLOADED AND ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION.

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