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Instructor, Construction Course, Quick Careers - Adjunct

Guilford Technical Community College
Jamestown, NC Full-time
Posted on January 9, 2020

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This position is responsible for providing quality instruction to students enrolled in the Introduction to Craft Skills for Construction Course (Quick Careers). The purpose of the instruction is to equip students with the necessary occupation-specific and employability skills for success in the workplace. This position is also responsible for maintaining required documents: class rosters, course syllabus, student grade book, student progress notes, etc. Additionally, all adjuncts are required to complete Con Ed Moodle training in order to: build and/or maintain a Moodle site for hybrid or online courses and to access the Instructor Resource Site. All adjuncts must complete the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Instructor Certification Training Program (ICTP) class in order to be an approved NCCER Instructor.

Duties/Functions

Teaching
Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:
• Maintain current course syllabi
• Employ teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles.
• Stay current in teaching discipline.
• Incorporate student textbook websites as learning tools.
• Model employability skills and demonstrate professionalism.

Administration
Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities and equipment to include:
• Maintain classroom, computer lab spaces, and appropriate usage of laptop carts.
• Maintain the upkeep and care of equipment as assigned.
• Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions.
Provide daily & ongoing oversight for class paperwork:
• Turn in completed monthly class rosters to the Occupational Training Office in a timely manner for payroll.
• Immediately turn in any Student DisAbility Access Services forms (received from students) to the Occupational Training Office.
• Maintain student grade reports and progress reports.

Student Support
Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:
• Address student concerns.
• Assisting students to develop strategies for success.
• Refer students to campus and community resources, as appropriate.

Professional Development
Support program endeavors to include:
• Attend Occupational Training Instructor training meetings (scheduled by Coordinator & Lead Instructor).
• Complete required eLearning ConEd Moodle Training online.
• Schedule and complete textbook websites instructor training webinars.
• Employ appropriate classroom management strategies.

• Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.

Difficult Challenges Contacts Education Required

1. High School Diploma with journeyman level certification in a construction trade or an Associate’s Degree in a construction trade (e.g., Construction, Carpentry, Plumbing, and Electrical) from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.
2. National Center for Construction & Education Research (NCCER) Craft Instructor Certification or the ability to attain one prior to start date.

Education Preferred

1. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.

Experience Required

1. Five years of recent industry experience in the Construction field.
2. Post-secondary teaching experience and/or industry training experience.

Experience Preferred

1. Greater than five years of recent industry experience in the Construction field.
2. Three years of experience as a certified teacher in a construction or maintenance related program at a community college.
3. Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes
4. Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems

KSA Required

The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned. The Instructor must be able to:
1. Multi-task
2. Demonstrate PC (personal computer) literacy
3. Respect Diversity
4. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.
5. Create and maintain a learner centered environment
6. Communicate effectively

KSA Preferred Department/Job Specific Requirements

1. Must be flexible in the delivery of the Instructional format (e.g. face-to-face, hybrid, online).
2. Must be able to teach on the Greensboro, Jamestown, High Point, or Cameron Campus.
3. May involve some evening & weekend hours (depending on class schedules).

Satisfactory completion of any/all mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed) within prescribed timeline is a must:

1. Anti-Harassment (everyone must complete within 30 days of hire).
2. Shooter on Campus (everyone must complete within 30 days of hire)
3. Ethics and Social Responsibility (everyone must complete within 30 days of hire)
4. Personal Information Protection (PIP) (everyone must complete within 30 days of hire)

IMPORTANT NOTE: Failure to complete required trainings can result in loss of present and/or potential future teaching opportunities.

Physical Demands

1. Typical settings specific to discipline classroom or computer lab space
2. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time for instruction.

Posting Type Adjunct Faculty