Developer and Instructor of Online Course, Introduction to Solar Energy

Cape Cod Community College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Geology & Earth Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Distance Education Programs
Employment Type
Part Time
About Cape Cod Community College:

Cape Cod Community College is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and professional development for those just beginning the quest and for those at many points along the path of higher education throughout life. It is a caring, comprehensive institution that belongs to the people it serves and responds to their individual and community needs. Students attending Cape Cod Community College are striving for personal excellence, and are finding it, day after day. Graduates of the College can be found in all levels of private business, the professions, and public service, and they excel at what they do.

For students seeking to lay a foundation for further study, there is no better place to begin than at Cape Cod Community College. In today's highly competitive market place, the well prepared transfer student is the most aggressively recruited person in higher education. For many Cape Cod Community College graduates, that Associate Degree opens the door to institutions that were just not an option after high school. And, when you consider the savings in the overall cost of a four-year degree at either a public or a private university, starting at Cape Cod Community College becomes an incredible bargain that blends quality with unmatched value.

The students' education is the first priority at Cape Cod Community College. As a learning-centered community, we value the contributions of a diverse population, welcome open inquiry, and promote mutual respect. The College offers a strong educational foundation of critical and creative thinking, communication competency, and a global, multicultural perspective that prepares students for life and work in the 21st century. Our liberal arts, sciences, and career programs provide educational pathways that serve the varied social, economic, and demographic characteristics of our community with a distinctive focus on sustainability. We honor our past, celebrate our present and imagine our future.

Job Description:


Develop and/or deliver Introduction to Solar Energy (ENV173) in an online format. Students in this course gain an understanding of our solar energy resource and how it can be utilized for a variety of energy demand applications in residential, commercial, and municipal buildings. The benefits and limitations of various solar energy technologies that are commonly used to produce heat, hot water, and electricity are examined. Students learn how to properly site, size, design, and specify solar hot water and solar electric systems. Students also learn how to perform an economic and environmental analysis of proposed systems. Course to be delivered in 2021 Spring Semester.



  1. Master's degree in environmental science or a closely related field.
  2. College-level teaching experience in sustainable energy.
  3. Experience developing and using multimedia (audio, video, podcasts, etc.) to enhance student engagement in active and collaborative learning.
  4. Experience using evidence based best practices associated with online learning pedagogy (e.g., frequent communication, active learning practices) that support student success in ubiquitous spaces.
  5. Experience teaching a diverse student body at a community college or similar environment.
  6. Enthusiasm for and interest in excellence for the delivery of online learning.


  1. Professional development in teaching at the community college level.
  2. Experience in online teaching at a community college or similar environment.
  3. Expertise teaching the necessary content knowledge in biology using a popular Learning Management System (i.e. Canvas, Moodle, Blackboard). Moodle training with respect to course organization and optimization will be provided, as needed.
  4. Documentation of professional development in online course design and pedagogy through Quality Matters or equivalent program, or willingness to complete Quality Matters online professional development program provided through Cape Cod Community College, including the following modules:
  • Teaching Online: An Introduction to Online Delivery (TOL)
  • Creating Presence in your Online Course Design
  • Evaluating Your Course Design

Additional Information:

COMPENSATION : Compensation for developing this online course is $500/credit hour. Compensation for course delivery will be in accordance with the DCE/MCCC Contract (Memorandum of Agreement, Distance Education). Completion of the Quality Matters online professional development program earns a stipend of $250.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Immediate need: applications reviewed upon receipt.

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This appointment is subject to the FY2021 budget appropriations.

Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.

Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and College policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:


Begin the online application process by going to the APPLY NOW link. During the process you will be given an opportunity to upload required documents : a cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum requirements of the position and resume (failure to submit requested documents may result in disqualification). Please note that finalist candidates will be asked to provide three current professional letters of reference and transcripts.

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