Instructor: Construction Trades

Instructor: Construction Trades

Employer

Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location

Main Campus

Salary/Grade

Minimum to Midpoint ($4,340 – 6,036/monthly) 12-month contract

Benefits

Yes

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Closes: Thursday, June 23, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, August 8, 2022

Expected Work Hours

-

Reports to

Dean of Applied Technologies

Employment Type

Full-Time (9-Month Contract)

Minimum Qualifications

1. Associate Degree in Construction Technology, Construction Science, or equivalent OR possession of a related license or certifications such as General Contractor’s, Electrical, Plumbing or HVACR/License. National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Certification or equivalent a plus.

2. Construction experience – minimum of 5 years of related hands-on construction experience required.

3. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.
 

Licensing Requirements

Must obtain and maintain appropriate NCCER certification (or supervisor approved equivalent) within the first 12 months.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Bachelors Degree in Construction Technology, Construction Science, or equivalent.
2. Teaching or training at the post-secondary level experience.

Position Description

The instructor will serve as an instructor and academic advisor for students in the construction trades programs.
 

Essential Responsibilities/Duties

The Construction Trades instructor will work with a team of full-time and part-time construction trades (carpentry, electrical, plumbing, HVACR and masonry) faculty. The Construction Trades Team will develop new industry demanded programming for both curriculum and continuing education. The instructor is directly supervised by the coordinator, department head, and/or the division dean. The instructor will serve as an academic advisor for students in the trades programs; will aid in the design, development and selection of the required facilities, equipment, software and textbooks.; will assist in the development and supervision of other instructors and student assistants; and will assist in the marketing of the courses and programs. Courses to be taught may include day, evening, online, and weekend hours. The instructor is a teaching position, which will carry a full teaching load in addition to other College related responsibilities.

 

Instructional duties include the following:

· Maintain an acceptable work load based on College policy.

· Maintain and update current texts, videos, etc. to meet program and industry needs.

· Foster and maintain a nurturing learning environment and a program workplace emphasizing institutional core values.

· Maintain professional skills and subject expertise through continual study and research and through involvement in professional organizations.

· Maintain records of student attendance and grades according to college and state policy and procedure.

· Maintain annually updated course syllabi and provide each student with a written statement of course requirements at the beginning of the semester including texts, course content and competencies and evaluation.

· Prepare course materials; use appropriate teaching techniques including delivering lectures, leading discussions, and conducting laboratory demonstrations; and perform other activities, which are related to and meet the requirements of the courses.

· Conduct evaluations of student performance and assign grades on the basis of such evaluations.

· Maintain posted office hours as required by College policy and procedure and be available for student conferences and tutoring.

· Responsible for the development and revision of course content, textbook/equipment selection, instructional materials, and teaching assignments/scheduling.

· Responsible for administering student surveys in classes as prescribed by College procedure.

· Act as an adviser for students regarding courses required in the program and advise other interested individuals relative to programs and affairs.

 

Other duties include the following:

· Assume additional responsibilities as assigned by the Department Head or the Division Dean.

· Cultivate faculty and staff professionalism, camaraderie, and the pursuit of excellence.

· Serve on faculty, College, and/or University and Community College System of North Carolina committees as appropriate.

· Donate academic expertise in the local, state, or national community when appropriate to fulfill the community relations goals of the College.

· Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Trade area specific duties:

  1. Carpentry/General Construction Instructor: Instructor will develop and deliver College curriculum and workforce development courses and programs in the area of carpentry and general construction. Topics to include general construction, blueprint reading, construction estimating, project management, materials and methods, codes and inspection, statics and structures, and green building and design concepts.
  2. Electrical Trades Instructor: Instructor will develop and deliver College curriculum and workforce development courses and programs in the area of electrical trades. Topics to include residential and commercial wiring, codes and inspection, safety, tools, materials, techniques, terminology, AC/DC theory and calculations, and reading of electrical drawings and schematics.
  3. Plumbing Trades Instructor: Instructor will develop and deliver College curriculum and workforce development courses and programs in the area of plumbing trades. Topics to include residential and commercial plumbing, codes and inspection, safety, tools, materials, techniques, terminology, plumbing theory and calculations, and reading of plumbing and construction drawings and schematics.
  4. HVACR Trades Instructor: Instructor will develop and deliver College curriculum and workforce development courses and programs in the area of HVACR trades. Topics to include residential and commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, codes and inspection, safety, tools, materials, techniques, terminology, HVACR theory and calculations, and reading of construction drawings and schematics.

 

For additional information please visit:
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How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at https://wpcc.peopleadmin.com/.

Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127

EOE/M/F/D/V

Western Piedmont Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values and encourages campus diversity in students, faculty, and staff.