Fiber Optic Cable Installer Instructor

Fiber Optic Cable Installer Instructor

Employer

Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7000

Job Location

Wilmington, NC

Salary/Grade

$31.00 per hour

Benefits

None

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, June 2, 2022
Closes: Friday, September 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Expected Work Hours

PT

Employment Type

PT

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Required Education/Training:

  • A High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Valid NC driver’s license with driving record that is within the parameters set by the college.

Minimum Required Experience:

  • Five years of related experience in the fiber optic cable installation field is required.  

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:

  • One or more years of experience in an instructional setting as a tutor or teacher are preferred.
  • Experience with relevant industry equipment such as, mini excavator, bucket truck, etc.
  • Fiber Optic Association (FOA) Certified Fiber Optic Technician certification.

Position Description

DEFINITION:

The primary purpose of this position is to sustain a high-quality teaching performance in the Fiber Optic Network Cable Installer program at the CFCC North Campus. Position will include the development of new curriculum and preparing educational material for courses, provide classroom instruction to students through lecture, demonstration, and laboratory exercises, handouts, responding to questions and testing. Courses may be taught in-person, hybrid, and/or online classes with day and evening courses.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

  • Receives general supervision from the Director of Workforce Readiness Programs
  • Exercises no supervision

 

Duties & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

 

ESSENTIAL AND OTHER IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS STATEMENT:

Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

Essential Functions:

  • Assist students in developing the fundamental skills required to serve as an entry-level fiber optic cable installer or technician.
  • Instruct fundamental principles of fiber optic technology, including installation, cable termination, splicing and fusing, and using the testing equipment to troubleshoot transmission issues.
  • Teach fundamental safety protocols and perform hands-on labs working with fiber optic cables and equipment such as a fusion splice.
  • Teach hands-on lands working with industry-recognized equipment such as a mini excavator, bucket truck, etc.
  • Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students
  • Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities
  • Develop and prepare supplement materials to enhance textbook lessons
  • Develop and prepare tests to evaluate student performance; grade record individual scores
  • Provide classroom demonstrations on various equipment and machinery; develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate
  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance
  • Maintain and submit all required paperwork in a neat, accurate and timely fashion, also enter grading and attendance information in Web Advisor within deadlines.
  • Provide classroom demonstrations on various equipment and machinery; develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate.
  • Maintain a lab area that is safe and clean.
  • Follow all OSHA rules regarding a safe workplace.
  • Oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to required teaching area and in accordance with CFCC policies and guidelines

Other Important Functions:

  • Assess the relevancy and impact of various lessons and recommend improvements as needed
  • Oversee and participate in field studies and assignments; travel with students to provide assistance and instruction as appropriate
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

Qualifications

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

  • Classroom and laboratory instructional techniques and procedures.
  • Principles and procedures of academic and instructional techniques and procedures
  • Current trends, research, and development in the area of assignment.
  • Principles and techniques involved in test development and administration.
  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

Ability To:

  • Interpret and apply the policies and procedures of the function to which assigned
  • Communicate clearly and respectfully, both orally and in writing
  • Coordinate work assignments with others
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Interpret and apply CFCC goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
    • Making observations
    • Reading and writing
    • Communicating with others
    • Operating assigned equipment
    • Handling varied tasks simultaneously
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following:
    • Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
    • Operating assigned equipment
    • Handling varied tasks simultaneously 
    • Bending, stooping, climbing, or lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
    • Making sound decisions
    • Responding to questions
    • Demonstrating intellectual capabilities

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES:

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Minimum Required Education/Training:

  • A High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Valid NC driver’s license with driving record that is within the parameters set by the college.

Minimum Required Experience:

  • Five years of related experience in the fiber optic cable installation field is required.  

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:

  • One or more years of experience in an instructional setting as a tutor or teacher are preferred.
  • Experience with relevant industry equipment such as, mini excavator, bucket truck, etc.
  • Fiber Optic Association (FOA) Certified Fiber Optic Technician certification.

 

Supplemental Information

 

  • This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.

 

  • Successful candidates who are offered a position are required to submit their OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS for all degrees earned prior to their first day of employment.  If highest level of education is a High School Diploma or equivalent, proof of completion is required.

 

  • Successful candidates who have obtained their education outside of the United States and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master’s degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

How to Apply

Apply online at CFCC Careers Page

Job Post Contact

Anne W. Smith
Director of Human Resources
Cape Fear Community College
411 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
http://cfcc.edu/hr
Phone: 910-362-7028 
Email: asmith@cfcc.edu