Course Designer – Networking for Industry

Course Designer – Networking for Industry


Blue Ridge Community College
180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Phone: 828-694-1700

Job Location

Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock, NC. (Remote and/or In-person, part-time)




No benefits provided

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, November 12, 2021
Closes: Friday, December 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Faculty Schedule, (Remote and/or In-person, part-time)

Reports to

Chair of Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing

Employment Type

Part- Time position

Minimum Qualifications

Join Our Team!

Blue Ridge Community College is currently accepting applications for a Course Designer-Networking for Industry. The primary purpose of this position is to design and develop instructional materials in an online format with hands-on lab activities for the Networking for Industry course. The course objectives include, but are
not limited to, understanding the fundamentals of packet-switched network design, configuring a basic local area network to allow computers and industry equipment (e.g., Siemens PLC’s, Fanuc, and ABB Robots) to communicate, and troubleshooting common network connectivity issues.

Who We Are
Blue Ridge Community College is a two-year, comprehensive post-secondary institution serving Henderson and Transylvania counties in North Carolina. The College offers more than 100 programs of study, a wide range of college transfer courses, and one of the largest continuing education programs in the state. Its mission is to provide quality education and training opportunities that support student learning, enhance student advancement and success, and meet the workforce needs of the community.

Minimum Qualifications
An Associate’s degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Engineering Technology or related field or a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Engineering Technology or related field (preferred)


  • Documented practical (hands-on) industry experience and strong knowledge of Internet Protocol, network firewalls, networking industrial equipment (robots, PLC’s. etc.), and related network technologies
  • The ability to use Siemens TIA portal or similar industry equipment preferred
  • Previous online teaching is preferred
  • Previous experience using a Learning Management Software (LMS) such as Moodle, Blackboard, Canvas, etc., preferred
  • All applicants must provide verifiable and relevant professional experience in a workplace setting OR demonstrated instructional/teaching environment

Knowledge and Skills
The selected candidate will possess strong personal and professional integrity, good verbal and written communication skills, and a commitment to safety. Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite or Office 365 or similar products, database systems, Learning Management Systems (LMS), college email, Google calendar, Google drive and documents, college website, and other computer applications associated with the position.

Physical Demands
The ability to perform all duties associated with the position including, but not limited to lifting, prolonged standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and operating or performing work with associated tools and machines.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.

Job Post Contact

Teisha Baynard