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Diesel Instructional Faculty

Diesel Instructional Faculty

This position closes November 22, 2019.

Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

A full-time, 12 month, instructional faculty position in the Associate of Technical Studies in Diesel program beginning January 6, 2020 for the 2019-2020 academic year. Candidates must have work experience in Diesel with a bachelor’s degree preferred; an associate degree or appropriate certification with substantial work experience will also be considered.

The successful candidate will use a learner-centered approach to teaching that incorporates active learning strategies and technology to enhance student learning. Primary duties include classroom teaching (lecture and lab); curriculum and course development; student advising; assessment of student learning; and participation in college-wide initiatives. Position also includes program coordination which includes program promotion, student recruitment, program review, scheduling of classes and adjunct faculty recruitment and provide input on budgets and purchases.

Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate must possess strong interpersonal and technology skills, ability to work in team, flexibility to teach day or evening hours as needed, and flexibility to teach at our Miami Valley Career Technical Center satellite campus.

Position reports to the Dean of Business and Applied Technologies and is located at the Springfield campus. Review of application materials will begin November 4th 2019. Position will remain open until filled.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume/vitae formatted in PDF or Microsoft Word to Reference the position title in the first line of the cover letter.

Teaching/Learning 45-80%

Successful teaching in a learner-centered environment requires knowledge as well as the ability to design, implement, manage and assess courses taught in a variety of instructional modes. Each faculty member is required to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in his/her subject area(s)
  • Use instructional and discipline specific technology
  • Design courses that effectively meet student and curricular needs
  • Accommodate students with varying backgrounds and learningstyles
  • Develop and use syllabi within College/Division guidelines
  • Deliver course content successfully
  • Participate in the assessment of student learning and program review
  • Manage courses such that students receive regular feedback and college reports are submitted in a timely fashion
  • Meet all classes or provide alternatives
  • Provide external support for students through office hours and cooperation with student services offices
  • Maintain professional relationships with students

Professional Growth 10-30%

As a professional educator, the faculty member shall continue to grow and develop as an educator and as a member of his/her profession through formal and/or informal activities, which increase knowledge and enhance teaching ability.

Service to the College and Community 10-30%

As a member of a learning community, faculty members are expected to contribute to the life of the College. Their activities advance the goals and image of one’sprogram, division, and the College as a whole.

All faculty are required to:

  • Participate in scheduled institutional meetings andactivities
  • Participate in program and College accreditation, curriculum development, and program assessment
  • Assist in the formulation of division objectives and goals
  • Serve on at least one faculty or All-College Committee annually (after the first year of hire)
  • Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to student and institutional need
  • Participate in student and/or community activities that foster goodwill and promote the mission of the College
  • Assist in the articulation of courses and programs with secondary and postsecondary institutions
  • Maintain collegial relationships with other college personnel

In short, faculty members’ jobs are varied, and change based on the individual needs of each program.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and sit; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. The employee is often required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and far vision and ability to adjust focus.