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Engineering Instructor (Adjunct)

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Engineering Instructor (Adjunct)
General Function

Lenoir Community College is a comprehensive institution that places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the College

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

I. Mastery of Subject Matter
• Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge in the teaching discipline
• Display ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of the field or discipline
• Connect the subject matter with related fields
• Stay current in the subject matter through professional development; involvement in professional organizations; and attending professional meetings, conferences, and/or workshops
• Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate

II. Teaching Performance
• Teach a course load appropriate to the teaching discipline
• Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning
• Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students
• Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs
• Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the Internet, interactive technology, etc., when appropriate
• Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate student assignments
• Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives

III. Evaluation of Student Learning
• Establish and follow meaningful learning objectives
• Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward course objectives
• Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning
• Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grades each semester according to established deadlines
• Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances

IV. Support of College Policies and Procedures
• Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment
• Teach credit or non-credit courses in the teaching discipline as needed
• Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation
• Serve as faculty academic advisor for students
• Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies
• Maintain confidentiality of student information
• Exercise stewardship of college facilities, materials, and resources
• Comply with responsibilities as cited in the Lenoir Community College Catalog, Faculty Handbook, Handbook for Distance Education, Policy Manual, and Procedures Manual

V. Participation in College, Division, Department, and Program Activities
• Participate in meetings and events as required
• Respond in a timely manner to requests for information
• Support both part-time and full-time colleagues
• Contribute to program, department, and division curriculum development processes
• Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff, and administrators as an individual or as a team member

VI. Contribution to the Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs
• Maintain familiarity with College goals, mission, and long-range plans
• Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals of the College and its constituents
• Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, mission, and plans of the College
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

VII. Other Duties
• Facilitate instruction in the teaching discipline with the faculty

Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Engineering from a regionally accredited institution or a master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in engineering (or calculus-based engineering related coursework) is required.
• Knowledge of Solidworks is required.
• Previous teaching experience at a community college or university and experience using instructional technologies are preferred.

Salary Range Salary based on college's salary plan and commesurate with education and relevant work experience.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number PS00019P
Effective Date of Employment 01/02/2018
Open Date 09/05/2017
First Review Date 11/30/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants
Priority Consideration Date
Priority Consideration Information

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Lenoir Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College complies with existing federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. The College prohibits discrimination against and/or exclusion from participation in any benefits or activities by any person, either on the staff and faculty or in the student body, on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, political affiliation, or disability.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (unoffical required)
  4. Letter of Recommendation
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3