Kirtland Community College is accepting applications for a Full-Time Faculty to teach Automation and Process Control at our Grayling and Roscommon campuses. The individual in this position must be able to communicate effectively with students, college personnel, and outside agencies utilizing both interpersonal and technical methodologies.
- Design curriculum for a new Automation and Process Control Program and begin to instruct students in the Fall of 2019. The curriculum will prepare graduates to work in the wood products industries in and around Grayling, Michigan and beyond.
- Assist the college in developing shop/laboratory exercises and course syllabi.
- Assist the college in designing, purchasing and installing equipment for the laboratory.
- Begin to teach non-credit workforce development courses to industry employees.
- Assist the college in developing a new program in Wood Science and Technology.
- Potential course assignments include day and evening classes in Electrical Fundamentals, Basic Electronics, Motors & Controls and Programmable Logic Controls.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Kirtland Community College is seeking an instructor to assume the following responsibilities: (Faculty responsibilities are governed by the provisions of the Master Agreement; those listed below are representative only)
- Prepare for and instruct assigned courses through the use of appropriate learning experiences and materials which provide the opportunity to meet overall course objectives and program goals.
- To support student learning by meeting college requirements in assessing student learning.
- Establish and maintain a professional environment conducive to student learning.
- Evaluate student progress through day to day evaluation, written examinations and overall observation. Provide students with feedback on progress on a timely basis.
- Actively support student success through guidance, advising and assisting individual students as needed.
- Participate in professional activities including, but not limited to, curriculum planning, examination development, textbook selection, program evaluation/revision and other professional planning activities.
- Participate in Student End of Course Evaluation process.
- Maintain a program advisory committee according to college procedure.
- Provide industry standard certification when possible and practical.
- Meet other standards of the college.
- Submission of grades according to college timelines.
- Maintain an active program of professional development related to both individual and institutional needs.
- Attend meetings as specified by contract.
- A Bachelor’s degree in a program related to the area of assignment
- Minimum 5 years full-time work experience in a position requiring knowledge of electronics, electricity, instrumentation, predictive maintenance, mechanical systems and controls.
- The college encourages applicants to inquire about qualifications as there may be alternate credentialing pathways.
- Ability to clearly, understandably, and patiently explain technical information to students.
- Ability to troubleshoot hardware and software problems on the spot to facilitate students completing their labs.
- Experience in installing and programming Programmable Logic Controls.
- College level teaching experience.
- More than 5 years of experience working in industry
- Experience working in a wood processing manufacturing industry
SALARY – Current bachelor’s prepared faculty receive a base compensation for 32 weeks of instruction of $41,579 to $64,562. Kirtland Community College provides an extensive medical, dental, vision, retirement, and professional benefit package. The current 2016-2018 Kirtland Master Agreement may be viewed at: http://www.kirtland.edu/wp-content/uploads/human-resources/Faculty-Master-Agreement-2016-18.pdf
SUPERVISION – Works under the direct supervision of the dean of instruction responsible for occupational programs. Individuals in this position are expected to be generally present and/or available for instructional purposes or college business when and as required by contract, policy, or reasonable direction of the dean.
WORKING CONDITIONS – Conditions combine those of a typical college-level classroom and office and an industrial facility. The ability to demonstrate the safe and effective operation of equipment. Individuals in this position must be cognizant of student’s understanding and progress, able to communicate effectively with students and associated professionals, and able to operate technical and communications equipment in a modern classroom.
STARTING DATE – To be negotiated. Some duties as soon as possible.
APPLICATION DEADLINE – Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Email cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts and credentials, and three professional references to: email@example.com
Human Resources Department
Kirtland Community College
10775 N. St. Helen Road
Roscommon, MI 48653
989-275-5000, ext. 239 or 391
An equal opportunity employer
For further information please contact: Nathan Sutton