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Adjunct Instructor - Industrial Electrician

at Western Technical College

Pay: $37 to $43/hour
$37 - $43
Posted: 8/31/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2461150

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Position Summary

Western Technical College is a preferred employer in the 7 Rivers Region.   We are looking for individuals who are passionate about helping others learn and are dedicated to serving students.  If you are a motivated individual who can contribute to excellence in teaching and learning, please consider this employment opportunity at Western.

Summary of Position: Instructors are responsible for providing quality academic curriculum, instruction, assessment, and for ensuring a productive and challenging learning experience is delivered to prepare students for the workplace and/or a pathway to further education.

Instruction will be primarily in the face-to-face format.

Essential Functions

1.  Maintain and uphold the College values of Learning, Excellence, Accountability, Diversity, Student Success, Teamwork, Integrity, and Respect.  Regular attendance is required.

2.  Instruction - Supporting Actions May Include:  
     •Deliver courses in multiple modes of delivery including modern classroom (F2F), interactive distance learning (IDL), online or hybrid/blended, and on-site training for external customers where applicable
     •Develop and deliver instructional design activities
     •Address and refer student concerns
     •Guide and support students on one-to-one basis outside the classroom as well as in classroom setting
     •Assist students in developing critical thinking skills to understand/apply concepts of   subject matter to vocational, ethical, social, and personal practices

3.  Classroom Management - Supporting Actions May Include: 
     •Monitor student progress and conduct student evaluation
     •Provide input and/or maintain division accreditation and student records
     •Integrate the college core abilities as well as the program outcomes and course competencies

4.  Program Development and Academic Leadership - Supporting Actions May Include: 
     •Responsible for instructional learning activities
     •Provide academic referrals as appropriate
     •Organize, develop, and deliver outcomes-based curriculum and assess student learning

5.  Complete all required College training and responsible for maintaining the skills necessary to complete the essential functions of the position as defined by the department.

6.  Student Success is the cornerstone of Western's culture and the college may assign employees as needed to other areas or additional duties to foster this success.


Minimum Educational and Experience Requirements: 

  • Associate's degree or must be willing to earn an associate's degree within an agreed upon timeframe. (1) Employment as an apprentice or journeyworker, or both in the skilled trades for a total of 7 years.  (2) Occupational experience (including registered apprenticeship), combined with education and training to prepare a person for the occupation which totals 7 years or 14,000 hours. 
  • Position requires a minimum Two years (4,000 hours) verifiable occupational experiences as a journey worker as a Journey-Level Industrial Electrician or Journey-Level Maintenance Electrician. One year (2,000 hours) must be within the last five years.
  • Teaching experience preferred.
  • Experience reading wiring blueprints, installing and repairing wiring systems, relay circuits, switches, main switchboards, AC and DC drive systems. Actively performed work with building and safety codes – electrical. Skills in troubleshooting building electrical systems, programmable controller board, pneumatic and hydraulic components, programmable logic controllers involving metering and instrumentation setup and calibration.


Special Instructions/About Western

This position reports to:  Associate Dean - Integrated Technology
Applicant review will begin: June 25, 2019
Start Date of:  August 2019 - We are looking for a part time instructor to teach Industrial Electrician classes one 8 hour day per week.
Copies of Transcripts from regionally accredited colleges or universities are acceptable during the application process (originals will be required upon hire)
Western is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Our mission is to provide relevant, high quality education in a collaborative and sustainable environment that changes the lives of students and grows our communities.  Western is committed to providing a safe and respectful workplace for all employees.
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Employer And Educator

Western Technical College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Reasonable accommodation will be provided in the job application process to enable a qualified applicant to have an equal opportunity to be considered for a job as is provided to all Western employees. If you want to request an accommodation please contact the EEO/AA Compliance Officer at (608)785-9274.