Non-Credit Instructor, Integrated Systems Technology - MEP

Columbus State Community College
Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Mar 4, 2021

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Full Time

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Job Title: Non-Credit Instructor, Integrated Systems Technology - MEP

Department: Enrollment Mgmt & Student Svcs

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor

Employment Status: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Type: Contract

Compensation: $53.88

Schedule: M-F, 8am-5pm; overtime as necessary

The College

Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce needs and make higher education an affordable reality. There has never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there’s no better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on student success and a partnership mindset have established Columbus State as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy, and a premier community college that is changing the nation’s education and workforce landscapes. With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, at several regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is the nation’s only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream (ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a participant in The Right Signals Initiative through the Lumina Foundation. Columbus State employees at all levels benefit from an engaging, collaborative, and supportive culture that rewards innovation and vision. We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and professional development opportunities. We are dedicated to ensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects that of our students and region. We are proud to be a central part of a community that embraces differences and celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define Central Ohio.

The City

Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America’s fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That’s why Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, both professionally and personally. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this position description.

Position Summary

The Non-Credit Instructor within the IST simulation lab will facilitate the learning of technical curriculum. Topics including, but not limited to, AC/DC electrical systems, Electric Motor Control, Electrical Wiring Systems, Rotating Electric Machines VFDs, PLCs, Fluid power (Hydraulic and Pneumatic), Mechanical Drives, Pumps, Robotics, Vibration analysis. The IST Non-Credit Instructor plays an essential role in helping participants to connect concepts with real world applications. This position helps participants navigate potential course obstacles and gain an understanding of how classroom content is applied directly to their workforce development related field.

Core Competencies

Professionalism, Managing Work, Continuous Improvement, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration, Quality Orientation, Positive Approach, Communication, Guiding Interactions, Energy, Earning Trust



Facilitates learning in a high-tech lab which includes computer-based modules. Responsible for self-paced printed material and extensive hands-on activities. Performs routine maintenance on high-tech systems; checks for completeness and accuracy of students' timely performance of hands-on labs; collaborates with other team members to assure program success and sustainability; interfaces with key targeted companies and individuals to assure companies and individuals meet their goals. Assists students with curriculum and administers assessments.


Maintains continual contact with students, and maintains good public relations with client organizations, IST participants and others. Monitors work performed by IST participants, provides guidance regarding work methods and standards, and provides direction to help ensure that work is completed timely and in accordance with College and program standards.


Prepares training station prior to participant arrival. Ensures that the equipment is in good repair and that all needed supplies are available.


Regularly completes IST course work in addition to attending professional training and development as required.


Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable, and productive work and learning environment, where all students, faculty members, and college employees feel valued and able to contribute to their full potential, regardless of their differences. Ensures accessible and inclusive curriculum design and teaching strategies, and specifically promotes, advises, and supports curriculum development aimed at creating a diverse and equitable learning environment.

Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.


Actively participates in staff development workshops which contribute to personal and professional growth. Attends all required department meetings and trainings. Regular, predictable, and punctual attendance is required. Other duties as required.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee regularly stands and walks for extended periods of time, and occasionally sits. Employee converses verbally with others in person and by telephone. Employee occasionally reaches with hands or arms, climbs, or balances and stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. Employee occasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 10 pounds when moving files, boxes and other materials.


Typical office/academic environment. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical to business offices. Must travel to various Columbus State campuses and sites.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of: Knowledge of electric motor control, process control, AC/DC fundamentals; motor alignment, frequency testing, hydraulics, pneumatics, power distribution, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), mechanical drives, mechanisms, electronics and/or automation control. Basic awareness of adult learning theory, fundamental robotics, and welding principles a plus.

Skilled in: Skill in verbal and written communications; operation of job-related equipment; problem solving; organizational skills; work in a team atmosphere.

Ability to: Ability to: coordinate program or functional area operations and staff; serve as lead worker in area of responsibility; follow procedural requirements; establish work priorities; effectively work with persons of varying cultures and diversity; maintain confidential and sensitive information; develop and maintain good working relationships with associates, supervisors, job contacts and general public; maintain confidential and sensitive information; exhibit a pleasant public manner and telephone etiquette; originate correspondence; work independently.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or GED with at least one (1) year of related work experience. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s). An appropriate combination of education, training, coursework and experience may qualify a candidate.

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