Coordinator/Instructor of Engineering

Coordinator/Instructor of Engineering

Employer

Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: 919-536-7200

Job Location

 

Durham , North Carolina 

Salary/Grade

$50,000.00-$56,000.00

Benefits

Full-time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, March 2, 2018
Closes: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Target Start Date

Friday, March 2, 2018

Expected Work Hours

A minimum of a 40-hour work week (including a minimum of 10 contact hours per week) as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include evening and weekend hours.

Reports to

Director, Associate in Engineering Program Chair/Instructor, Mathematics, Engineering, and Physics

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

A master’s degree in Engineering or a related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Engineering
Work Experience: Successful experience teaching Engineering at a university or community college

Preferred Qualifications

 

A master’s degree in Engineering or a related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Engineering
Work Experience: Successful experience teaching Engineering at a university or community college

Position Description

 

 

Coordinator/Instructor of EngineeringDepartmentArts, Sciences, & University TransferFLSAExemptClassification Title
Rank
Minimum Qualifications

A master’s degree in Engineering or a related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Engineering
Work Experience: Successful experience teaching Engineering at a university or community college

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Thorough understanding of and commitment to the mission and philosophy of the North Carolina Community College System
2. Demonstrated ability to use modern instructional technology (Microsoft Office, learning management systems, e-mail, Internet, student information databases, library research databases) and experience with Internet-based instruction
3. Competence in oral and written communication skills necessary for effective teaching
4. Ability to be organized, accurate, and punctual with paperwork and assigned tasks
5. Sensitivity to the needs and expectations of students, colleagues, and community groups
6. Ability to make presentations to small or large audiences
7. Ability to establish and maintain effective, civil, and respectful communication and interpersonal relations throughout the college and the community
8. Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality
9. Familiarity with OSHA standards as they apply to educational environments

Essential Functions

The Coordinator/Instructor is responsible for course preparation, delivery, grading, and records management. He/she is also responsible for assisting the Mathematics/Engineering/Physics Discipline Chair with the oversight and growth of the Associate in Engineering Degree Program. The Instructor will work closely with his or her Discipline Chair and other discipline or cross-discipline faculty on matters related to and for the benefit of the ASUT department and its students. More specifically, and consistent with the terms and conditions of appointment as stipulated in the contract of employment, the Instructor is accountable for the duties listed below:

Job Duties

Instructional Duties
1. Teach all courses, as assigned, for the full duration of scheduled instruction, including seated, online, hybrid, and/or academic success courses as needed at any of Durham Tech’s instructional sites
2. Be fully prepared with a syllabus and instructional plans for each class session in accord with the stated objectives of the course
3. Enforce academic policy and procedures at all times, and comply with institutional rules and regulations
4. Maintain posted office and on-campus hours sufficient to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations, as well as to meet the needs of the department, division, and college
5. Serve as educational advisor to students and participating in semester advising and registration activities for both assigned advisees and as needed by individual students
6. Participate in discipline, departmental, divisional, and institutional meetings, committees, and other special appointments
7. Assist in the revision and development of course outlines, syllabi, curriculum plans, and other instructional documentation and in the identification, development, preview, and acquisition of educational resources and supplies required to meet program objectives and improve instruction
8. Maintain complete course and student records, reports, and forms
9. Attend training and other professional development opportunities on- or off-campus and stay current with developments in the field of instruction
10. Assume other necessary responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the chair, department dean, chief instructional officer, or president, in meeting the needs of the department, division, and college
11. Assume responsibility for laboratory/classroom preparation, including maintenance and cleanup, and recommend, as necessary, appropriate laboratory supplies and equipment

Management of Engineering Courses:
1. Periodically review and evaluate discipline course offerings, facilitating innovation in curricular and instructional development
2. Recommend appropriate revisions in course outlines
3. Recommend appropriate and relevant instructional technologies to enhance discipline offerings
4. Coordinate the acquisition and maintenance of equipment and the maintenance of special facilities
5. Assume other appropriate responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the Mathematics/Engineering/Physics Discipline Chair, the department dean, the Chief Instructional Officer, or the President in meeting the needs of the college

Growth of Engineering Program:
1. Work closely with local high school administrators, with a focus on high schools that offer pre-engineering programs, to promote the Associate in Engineering Degree and communicate to prospective students that clear pathways exist from high school to Durham Tech to four-year engineering programs
2. Keep abreast of developments within the state of North Carolina that impact the AE degree program and engineering courses
3. Pursue partnerships with universities that house engineering schools
4. Pursue opportunities for engineering students, including internships, engineering competitions, and contact with representatives from engineering schools at local universities

Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:
• Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time
• Ability to move between classrooms, buildings, and campuses 
• Ability to express or exchange ideas 
• Ability to lift, at times, 10 lbs.
• Good eye/hand dexterity

Required Working HoursA minimum of a 40-hour work week (including a minimum of 10 contact hours per week) as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include evening and weekend hours.

How to Apply

 

 

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