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Manufacturing Technology Instructor (Mechatronics)

Cowley County Community College
Arkansas City, KS Full-time
Posted on June 21, 2018

Cowley College's Career and Technical Education department is seeking a full-time Manufacturing Technology Instructor. This position is responsible for effectively managing the Manufacturing Technology program and successfully teaching students within the program.

 

Required Education and Skills:

  • Bachelor degree in a related field PLUS two years’ related trade experience OR
  • Skilled Trade certification PLUS five years’ related trade experience.
  • Knowledge of: Programmable Logic Controls, Mechanical Systems, Industrial Process Control, Basic Electricity/AC-DC Current, Motor/Electrical Control Systems, Hydraulic/Pneumatic systems.

 

Job Summary: 
The Manufacturing Technology Instructor is a full-time, 10-month position for Cowley College’s CTE program.  This position is responsible for effectively managing the Manufacturing Technology program and successfully teaching across six primary manufacturing topics: Programmable Logic Controls, Mechanical Systems, Industrial Process Control, Basic Electricity/AC-DC Current, Motor/Electrical Control Systems, Hydraulic/Pneumatic systems.

 

Position Duties:

  • Teach state approved courses in Manufacturing Technology.
  • Instruct students in competency-based program curriculum using current instructional strategies appropriate to the subject matter to assure highest quality classroom instruction.
  • Effectively manage the classroom to create an optimal learning environment, maintaining an appropriate balance of classroom discipline.
  • Maintain up-to-date records and reports of student attendance, academic progress, and grades as required by College policy and certification/regulatory agencies.
  • Assure that lab equipment is maintained in working order.
  • Order and maintain inventory of required student learning materials and supplies.
  • Recruit students for the Manufacturing Technology program.
  • Develop relationships with business community and industry partners.
  • Creation of curriculum, instructional materials, and oversight of manufacturing lab and equipment.
  • Serve as the advisor for Manufacturing Technology students.
  • Responsible for the Manufacturing Technology operations for which assigned.
  • Maintain courteous, professional and effective working relationships with employees, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organization.
  • Comply with all College policies and procedures and consistently demonstrate Cowley's Core Values (People, Integrity, Accountability & Leadership)
  • Assist the department chairperson and/or A.V.P. of Business and Industry Advancement by performing other related duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of and experience in the appropriate subject matter.
  • Capable of developing, qualifying, and approving procedures, establishing and approving techniques, interpreting codes, standards, specifications, and procedures; and designating the particular Manufacturing Technology methods, techniques, and procedures to be used.
  • Capable of interpreting and evaluating results in terms of existing codes, standards, and specifications.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as on a team.
  • Ability to work and maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Good communications skills, both written and spoken.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work. Work well under deadline pressures.
  • Ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and diverse populations.

 

Required Education Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field PLUS two years’ related trade experience OR
  • Relevant industry certifications PLUS five years’ related trade experience (may be required to earn Associates degree).

 

Required Experience:

  • Have sufficient practical experience in applicable materials, fabrication, and product technology to establish techniques and to assist in establishing acceptance criteria when none are otherwise available.
  • Industry experience, preferred.

 

Cowley College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.