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Machine Tool Technology Instructor

Northern Wyoming Community College District
Wyoming, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Jun 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary:


The Machine Tool Technology Instructor is energetic, entrepreneurial, and experienced in machining, using both manual and CNC machines. He / she will provide lecture and laboratory instruction in the Associates of Applied Science and Certificate of Completion for Machine Tool Technology programs as well as any additional certificate programs that are developed, and they will collaborate with machine tool and other tech faculty on curriculum development, programming, and maintenance of equipment. The Instructor will actively work with industry to ensure that students are prepared with appropriate machining skills and knowledge and will support collaborations with industry. The instructor will work closely with faculty in the Gillette College program and with instructors working in concurrent enrollment programs. The instructor will be team-oriented with demonstrated skills to engage students in the machining discipline. They will be able to communicate effectively to promote excellence within the academic program. Sheridan College instructors are expected to engage in learner-centered teaching methods, collaborate positively with colleagues, serve on institutional committees, and otherwise contribute to the collegial and good-humored environment of the campus. Weekend and/or evening teaching is expected.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Provide classroom and lab/shop instruction.
Participate in curriculum development and implementation.
Work with District machining faculty in delivering a district-wide program.
Provide extensive safety training and enforce strict safety procedures and policies that ensure a safe working environment.
Initiate field trip experiences to local machining operations.
Organize and maintain equipment and building for instruction.
Participate in the ordering of equipment and supplies.
Maintain relevancy of machining program to industry needs.


Work with local businesses and organizations to build strong working relationships.
Develop, encourage and maintain an advisory board that includes industry partners.



Assist with student advising and recruiting.
Support student machining activities and organizations (Machining Tools Student Chapter and Skills USA).



Serve on college and departmental committees and participate in college-related activities.
Participate in externally visible scholarly activity related to industry and teaching expertise that brings credibility and distinction to the college.
Participate in activity that contributes to the collegiate life of the institution.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required by the Position:

• Capable of teaching a variety of machine tooling related classes.
• Commitment to the community college mission and technical education.
• Effective communication
• Ability to collaborate in a team environment
• Ability to manage time and responsibilities
• Ability to engage students in the classroom, Lab, and Online using Canvas or other Learning management software.
• Strong computer skills and familiar with Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
• Disposition: Openness to new learning, new techniques in teaching and new industry trends
• Disposition: Readiness to respond to local industry needs
• Demonstrated knowledge and abilities in teaching manual and CNC machining, CAD and CAM software.
• Preference will be given to those with previous experience using Solidworks, GibbsCAM, Autodesk Fusion, and Calypso software.
• Familiarity with metallurgy and print reading


Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

• Evenings and weekends as scheduled
• Classroom, shop and office settings


Minimum Qualifications including education, experience, required licensures, certifications, and registrations:

• Associates degree in Machine Tool Technology and industry experience required, higher degree preferred.
• Commitment to community college mission and technical education
•  Proven experience in the industry.



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