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Adjunct Instructor Wastewater Management

Employer
Lake-Sumter State College
Location
Leesburg, Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 17, 2024


Job Summary

A wastewater teaching position is a rewarding opportunity to educate and train the next generation of wastewater professionals. Wastewater treatment is a vital part of our society, and we must have skilled and knowledgeable workers to operate and maintain our wastewater treatment plants.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Teach assigned courses by course competencies and syllabi.
  • Develop and utilize various instructional strategies, techniques, and delivery methods designed to meet student's learning styles.
  • Foster a safe and civil learning environment.
  • Inform students about course requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance policies.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and document student attendance, progress, and competency attainment.
  • Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.
  • Provide access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication, and other appropriate methods. Provide advice and assistance to students regarding instructional or program-specific issues.
  • Work collaboratively with other programs when possible.
  • Actively participate in department and college meetings.
  • Be familiar with and adhere to all policies and procedures of Lake Sumter State College.
  • Participate in activities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards.
  • Participate in the planning process by assisting in formulating departmental objectives and goals and establishing budget priorities.
  • Review, evaluate, and revise program curricula and practices to ensure compliance with professional standards, state-mandated guidelines and requirements of business/industry, and higher education requirements.
  • Assist in articulating courses and programs with secondary and post-secondary institutions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Ability to demonstrate the four College Service Excellence Standards of Caring, Communication, collaboration and Celebration when interacting with students, employees, visitors, and community members.
  • Review, evaluate, and revise program curricula and practices to ensure compliance with professional standards, state-mandated guidelines and requirements of business/industry, and higher education requirements.
  • Possess the ability to work in a diverse work environment;
  • Willing and able to teach day or evening classes at several sites around our service area;
  • Knowledge and skill in a variety of computer usage and software are required;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional, community, and student population;
  • Possess good organizational and planning skills;
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities;
  • Demonstrate ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-centered environment;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications & Education

PERFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree in water/wastewater-related field OR associate degree in water/wastewater-related field with a minimum of two years' work experience in a related field and a current certification in water treatment.
  • Must possess a Wastewater Operator's 'B' State of Florida license.
  • Ability to demonstrate the use of technology in the classroom.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Level 'B' license in either Water Treatment, Biological Wastewater Treatment, Water Distribution, or Wastewater Collection for the State of Florida.
  • Experience teaching or training in a college or industry setting.

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