Construction & Skilled Trades Instructor

Employer
Prince George's Community College
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Teacher Education, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs
Employment Type
Part Time
Adjunct Faculty

Position Title

Construction & Skilled Trades Instructor

Position Type

Faculty

Department

Technology, Engineering & Construction

FLSA

Exempt

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track

Grade

n/a

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Job Description Summary

We are accepting applications to establish a pool of applicants for possible future part-time teaching openings in one of the following trades: Carpentry Electrical, HVAC, Masonry, Plumbing, Sheet Metal, and Welding.

The instructor is responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities during the day, evening, or weekend via instructional delivery formats to include face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote. Face-to-face and hybrid classes may be offered on any Prince George’s Community College campus, or at off-campus locations. The instructor must remain current in the discipline area and continually explore teaching methods and strategies to engage learners, organize and plan instructional content that accommodates diverse learning styles, and devise appropriate assessment tools that monitor student learning outcomes. The instructor is also responsible for participating in related activities to include professional development, academic advising, curriculum design.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A combination of education, training, credentials and/or experience that meets the needs and requirements of the department.
  2. Official documentation of credentials and degrees may be requested; degrees are recognized only if earned at an accredited institution.
  3. Journeyman license or equivalent training in the following trades: Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC, Masonry, Plumbing, Sheet Metal, Welding
  4. Preferred NCCER certification, or willing to be certified within 6 months of being hired.
  5. Preferred teaching experience related to the discipline.
  6. Willingness to teach in non-traditional formats (online, remote, hybrid) and settings (off-campus, weekends, evenings and accelerated).


Criteria

CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Please ensure that your application and attached documents address the criteria listed below:

  1. Plan, organize, and teach curriculum content in conjunction with course outcomes.
  2. Using applicable technology and andragogical principles, teach course content via an appropriate delivery format (may include face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote instruction).
  3. Complete mandated institutional trainings and professional development as required
  4. Follow department and division requirements for preparing a course syllabus
  5. Facilitate appropriate instructional activities that promote student engagement and learning.
  6. Evaluate student performance using assessment tools as directed by the department; inform students in a timely manner of their progress
  7. Create and administer assessments that monitor student progress; provide timely student feedback.
  8. Provide an orientation at the first- class meeting to include (as applicable) an overview of the course syllabus, an outline of course objectives, course requirements, attendance policy, grading system, textbook(s), and supplemental materials.
  9. Notify students of key dates and course adjustments
  10. Comply with attendance and grading requirements as established for the course (may include maintaining an up-to-date electronic grade book, and entering final grades by the established due date).
  11. Maintain accurate class records; submit required class records by the established due date
  12. Participate in departmental evaluation and course assessment processes as directed.
  13. Follow department and division requirements for maintaining office hours, advising students, and referring students to appropriate resources.
  14. Respond to student emails and phone calls within 48 hours with the exception of weekends and holidays. Maintain regular communication with students. Use the assigned PGCC email for communication with the department and with students.
  15. Attend all required meetings.
  16. Perform all other duties as assigned.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  1. Mastery of course content
  2. Ability to provide service to diverse populations using a student-centered approach
  3. Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty and staff
  4. Ability to plan, deliver and assess effective instruction
  5. Ability to teach in face to face, remote and online modalities, as needed
  6. Ability to effectively use instructional technology (Internet, instructional software, learning management system, videoconferencing, etc.).
  7. Critical thinking, organization, and conflict management skills
  8. Research skills (where appropriate)
  9. Time management, planning and organizational skills
  10. Ability to work as part of a team
  11. Problem-solving and analytical ability


Job Requirements

  1. Must be available to work Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  3. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.


Is Background Check Required?

Yes

Posting Number

ADJ16011/12

Open Date

08/20/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled

No

Background Check Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have a combination of education, training, credentials and/or experience that meets the needs and requirements of the department?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  4. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Other


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