Instructor, Composite Manufacturing and Repair - Adjunct

Guilford Technical Community College   Jamestown, NC   Full-time     Education
Posted on September 28, 2021
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Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college. 
Under general supervision, this individual will develop, prepare and teach composite structures manufacturing, composite structures fabrication, and composite structures repair courses within the department. Faculty will also be responsible for advising and recruiting students and collaborating with business and industry partners to provide necessary training and education. The faculty member must be able to demonstrate correct operation and supervise operation in all or most of the following areas listed: composite structures manufacturing, composite structures fabrication, composite structures repair, measuring tools, and blue print interpretation.
Duties/Functions
Teaching 
 
Prepare & teach departmental courses to include: 
• developing learner centered lesson plans 
• employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles 
• incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning and laboratory environments 
• creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student population 
• preparing, distributing and utilizing instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate 
• conducting appropriate assessment of student learning outcomes in courses and programs/general education as appropriate 
• updating and revising curriculum to maintain currency 
• developing new courses as needed to support the instructional mission 
• participating in the development and review of course and program/general education outcomes as appropriate 
• developing, conducting and documenting appropriate assessment of student learning outcomes in courses and programs/general education as appropriate 
 
Professional Development 
 
Maintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission by: 
• participating in professional development activities to maintain currency in field; maintaining current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditation 
• participating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategies 
 
Administration 
 
Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records to include: 
• maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipment 
• providing for the security of facilities, equipment and instructional materials and maintaining safe working conditions 
• maintaining student records (e.g., grades and attendance) in accordance with established deadlines using a variety of technology-based programs (e.g., Colleague, WebAdvisor, Moodle) 
• complying with all applicable college, state and federal rules and regulations 
 
Student Support 
 
Provide an environment conducive to student success to include: 
• addressing student concerns in a timely manner 
• promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success 
• referring students to campus and community resources when appropriate 
• conducting recruiting activities 
• providing academic advising 
• assisting students with the registration and graduation process 
 
• Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork. 
 
Additional Duties and Responsibilities: 
 
• Maintain student records 
• Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.
Difficult Challenges Contacts Education Required
• Associate’s degree in aviation, manufacturing, engineering, or a related field from a regionally accredited college/university
Education Preferred
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in a field related to aviation, advanced manufacturing, or engineering from a regionally accredited institution 
• Post-secondary diploma or higher in Aircraft Structures Assembly Repair
Experience Required
• Two years of aviation industry experience 
• Teaching and/or industry training experience in aviation topics in any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars
Experience Preferred
• Greater than two years of aviation industry experience 
• Post-secondary teaching experience 
• Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes 
• Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems
KSA Required
The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned. The Instructor must be able to: 
1. Multi-task 
2. Respect Diversity 
3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments. 
4. Create and maintain a learner centered environment 
5. Communicate effectively 
6. Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions
KSA Preferred Department/Job Specific Requirements
Specific Departmental Requirements: 
 
• Maintain 30 hours of availability to students each week through classroom and office hours. 
• Maintain student records 
• Perform 
The following (compliance) training is required and must be completed within the first 30 days of hire with annual refresher training thereafter: (additional training may be added as needed) 
• Reporting Requirements 
• Anti-Discrimination/Harassment & Title IX 
• Safety/Shooter on Campus 
• Personal Information Protection Training (PIP) 
• Ethics and Social Responsibility 
• eLearning Level One (before the first day of the first semester teaching) 
• eLearning Levels Two and Three for instructors who teach online or hybrid delivery methods (before the first day of the first semester teaching)
Physical Demands
• May include teaching day and evening and/or weekend hours 
• Physical Requirements 
a. Position may require standing for extended periods of time. 
b. Lifting, and the positioning of heavy equipment in preparation for classes and labs is required. 
c. Work may be required in an environment that varies from hot to cold (seasonal), which can be both noisy and dusty.
Posting Type Adjunct Faculty