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Advanced Manufacturing Technology Instructor

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Posted: November 10, 2022
Level: Community College Professional 18, 12-month, tenure track position.
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with materials submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on Friday, December 9, 2022 receiving priority consideration.


Housatonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, CT 06604

**This position is not remote**

For more information, please click on the college to be directed to their website.

CT State Community College Mission:

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.

CT State Community College Vision:

CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.

CT State Community College Equity Statement:

The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.

Anticipated Start Date:

January 2023

Position Summary:

The Community Colleges offer a wide variety of educational programs including two year academic degree
programs as well as technical and occupational programs. Among the programs are Advanced Manufacturing, Mechatronics Automation, LEAN Manufacturing, and Manufacturing Engineering Technology, which combine classroom, precision machining and fabrication training, and internship opportunities as components of the instruction model.

The Manufacturing Technology Instructor teaches courses at a Community College in subject areas such as applied computer use, mathematics, blueprint reading and set up, calibration, and operation of complex machine tools. The Instructor provides both classroom lecture and “hands-on” precision machining instruction and may develop curriculum as needed to respond to workforce needs.

Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma (or equivalent) from a public comprehensive high school or vocational technical high school and a minimum of 10 years of manufacturing technology industry experience OR;

High school diploma (or equivalent) from a public comprehensive high school or vocational technical high school and a minimum of 5 years of manufacturing technology industry experience and a CSCU community college advance manufacturing technology certificate or nationally recognized credential (i.e. NIMS, AWS, MSSC) OR;

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Associates Degree and a minimum of 5 years of manufacturing technology industry experience.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
  • Professional competence in the assigned advanced manufacturing subject disciplines;
  • Academic and practical instruction techniques and methodologies;
  • Student testing and evaluation;
  • Information technology literacy skills;
  • Effective oral and written communications.
Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least one (1) year of college teaching experience (24+ credits) including experience with a learning management system such as Blackboard.
  • Experience developing professional relationships with regional owners and operators of manufacturing businesses so as to facilitate student placement into internships and careers.
  • Experience with program development and assessment.
Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the Program Director or other administrator, the Advance Manufacturing Technology Instructor is responsible for providing beneficial learning opportunities for assigned students through effective performance in these essential functional areas:
  • Instruction planning and preparation;
  • Classroom and shop instruction;
  • Student records:
  • Program planning, development, and oversight;
In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of: Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings. These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.

This posting includes qualifications, experience, and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.

Starting Salary:

Anticipated Salary; $71,008 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include generous leave policies; several retirement plans ; and many choices for comprehensive health insurance . You also have access to many additional benefits to save for retirement, protect your family & more with supplemental benefits. Tuition reimbursement may apply if applicable.

Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

Selection Procedure:

Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further consideration will be limited to those applicants who are best qualified based on the minimum and preferred qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement. Candidates who have been selected and approved to Interview will be contacted, and finalists will be recommended for further consideration by the Hiring Manager for final selection and recommendation for employment. The selection process may also include practical exercises (i.e., teaching demonstration and/or other written, technical, manipulative, or simulation exercises) to evaluate candidates' qualifications.

Background Screening:

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Director of Equal Employment Opportunity


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