Adjunct Instructor, Precision Machining & Automation

Southeast Community College
Nebraska, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 30, 2019
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title Adjunct Instructor, Precision Machining & Automation Department Machine Tool Location Milford Job Category Faculty Job Type PT Posting Number 01050 Position End Date
General Description of Position

Under the general supervision and direction of the Division Dean/Associate Dean and the Program Director of the Precision Machining & Automation Program, the Adjunct instructor is responsible for providing regular instruction, developing and updating of the courses taught in a classroom/laboratory, Internet, and or distance-learning environment. Teaching assignments for this position include, but are not limited to; Instruction of manual machining procedures on Mills, Lathes, Grinders, Drill Presses, Saws, and various other forms of manual tools. Other tasks may include CAD design, machine and component assembly, material and cutter selection. Safety and Hazard Communication Standards/Hazard and Chemical Right-to-Know.

To Provide Student Instruction in program Courses as Assigned
To provide instruction to a diverse student population in the Precision Machining & Automation Technology program in proper instruction in the safe operation and setup of a variety of machine tool types and models. Additional classes will be taught in machine design, and CAD, materials of industry properties and selection using AISI, SAE, UNS, ASTM, designation systems, including safety and Hazard Communication Standard/Hazard and Chemical Right-to-Know.
To Develop New Courses and Update Existing Courses To develop new courses and update existing courses as required to keep the Precision Machining Technology current with industry standards and processes. New course development includes writing course objectives, develop syllabi, developing handouts and tests and researching textbooks for course use. Also the updating of existing courses to ensure that the course is current with industry standards is required.
To Maintain and Upgrade Classroom/Laboratory Instructional Facilities and Equipment
To be responsible for maintenance of all instructional facilities and equipment and to insure that it is maintained in a safe and proper working order for student use.
To Complete and Maintain Program and Students Records
To be responsible for maintaining permanent student records on courses taught, and following and enforcing college policy requirements regarding attendance policy, grading policy, and student achievement. Assist in completing purchase orders when ordering program supplies and equipment as required for student use, completing production orders on all production projects, and maintaining inventory records of all program equipment in the assigned lab area is required.
Continue to Maintain Technical Competency in Teaching Area
Required to stay technically competent in all areas of teaching responsibilities by attending seminars, professional association meetings, conferences, educational workshops, and self-study.
Participate in College and Program Activities and Committees
Will attend, participate and support all program activities, (i.e. Advisory committee meetings, open house, division meetings, etc.) and College activities and committees as requested.
Will Act as Student and Technical Advisor for the Precision Machining & Automation Technology Program Will advise Precision Machining Technology students on correct courses, student academic standing, support and explain College policies and procedures with students, and complete all records, forms, etc. as necessary for proper student articulation and program operation.
Perform Other College and Program Duties as Assigned
Perform other College and program related duties as assigned. This will include, but not limited to, substitute teaching as required, develop budgets, advise program chair as requested, support and promote the College and the Precision Machining & Automation Technology program, support student recruitment, assist in the security of all College and program materials and equipment, and assist in supervising student help.
Individualized Development Plan (New Instructors)
Each new instructor will develop an individualized development plan in cooperation with the Vice President of Instruction.
Professional Development
Faculty should work with their immediate supervisor to develop an annual plan of professional development and improvement.
Promote/Support Diversity
Promote and support the College’s diversity goals; promote/support Access, EEO, Equity and Diversity programs.

Promote and support the College’s organizational environment goals.
Maximize operational efficiency by enhancing policies and procedures, staffing, and communication processes and practices. Enhance positive communication processes and practices, and maximize a positive and engaging organizational environment by encouraging input, reflective and transparent communication, and compassion and respect toward the views and ideas of others

Program Chair/Lead
The instructor may have additional duties and responsibilities of supervising and coordinating the activities of the program and its faculty if assigned to be Program Chair. The primary role of the Program Chair is to ensure that through personal and faculty efforts, students are able to achieve the objectives of the program. The Program Chair reports to the Dean or Associate Dean.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Associate Degree in Precision Machining & Automation Technology or equivalent.
2. Two (2) years of experience in a Precision Machining Technology field.(I.e. operation/use of engine lathe, milling machine, surface grinder and drill press, layout work and bench work, blue print reading and materials of industry (metallurgy).

Desired Qualifications

1. Teaching experience in a secondary or post-secondary setting.



Open Date 01/18/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Thank you for your interest in the Adjunct Instructor position. At this time your application will remain in the open pool and if the College needs to hire additional adjuncts in the future due to a change in departmental needs, you may be contacted. This position is on an as needed basis.

Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Employment Offers are conditional based upon successful completion of all Criminal Background Checks, reference verification, transcript verification (where appropriate) and employment verification. Do you agree to these conditions?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * All information entered in the Online Application (not your Resume) will be used to determine if you meet the minimum education and experience qualifications. Have you reviewed your Application to be sure it contains all experience and educational information to support and verify that you meet the minimum qualification for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have 2 years of experience in a Machine Tool Technology field.(I.e. operation/use of engine lathe, milling machine, surface grinder and drill press, layout work and bench work, blue print reading and materials of industry (metallurgy))?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have an Associate Degree in Precision Machining & Automation Technology or equivalent?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Recommendation Letter
  2. Other Document
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. P-11 Request for Transfer