Responsible for developing and teaching the new Advanced Manufacturing continuing education courses that yield manufacturing industry certifications for the M-PATH program. Develops, plans, organizes, teaches, and provides feedback to promote and direct student learning in keeping with Valencia College's learning centered values and in a manner that meets the essential competencies of a Valencia College educator.
Primary Work Location
1.Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution or applicable Manufacturing Industry Certifications. 2.Personal experience in hands-on Manufacturing 3.Experience teaching and training, instructing and mentoring in a hands-on manufacturing environment. 4.Teaching experience at the community college level or work related training experience focused on manufacturing training and / or national industry certifications. 5.Professional commitment to education. 6.A demonstrated commitment to diversity. 7.Ability to perform all of the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1.Knowledge of manufacturing industry and practical experience in a manufacturing environment. 2.Knowledge of industry certifications. 3.Ability to design learning and training experiences to meet real world manufacturing outcomes. 4.Ability to work with Lab staff on projects and programs for the students to enhance development of the hands-on skills necessary for job placement. 5.Ability to develop and implement diverse teaching and learning strategies that accommodate the learning styles of students and that promote both acquisition and applications of knowledge and understanding (Learning Centered Teaching Strategies). 6.Ability to use consistent, timely formative and summative assessment measures to enhance learning (Assessment). 7.Ability to counsel students on manufacturing industry careers and pathways bringing confidence and clarity to their future direction. 8.Ability to help organize and present at Advanced Manufacturing Orientations. Working with other members of the staff to cover needed subject areas and questions for students seeking a career in manufacturing. 9.Ability to design and implement curriculum that aligns with manufacturing industry competencies and enhance skills needed for employment. 10.Commitment to stay current and continually improve knowledge and understanding of the manufacturing industry trends, directions and technology. (Professional Commitment). 11.Knowledge of, ability to develop, and commitment to use emerging technologies and alternative delivery methods appropriately, including online delivery, hybrid course options, content software, web-enhancements, etc. 12.Skill in the use of personal computers and general office software. 13.Ability to effectively communicate interpersonally (in groups and one-on-one settings), orally, and in writing. 14.Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.
Essential Job Functions
1.Developing, evaluating and refining curriculum based on the M-PATH training path and the needs of the college's manufacturing partners. Plan and review these development projects with the Director and staff. 2.Prepares for and conducts instructor-led courses, workshops and/or hands-on labs. 3.Prepares instructional materials. 4. Provides feedback on students' progress, including evaluation of student mastery of course and program outcomes. 5.Communicates effectively with M-PATH staff and Director regarding student issues. 6.Prepares and submits required documentation including course syllabi, student attendance, final course grades, and other information as requested or required by the college. 7.Participates in department/division staff meetings. 8.Maintains and disseminates current information pertaining to services available to students throughout the college. 9.Is familiar with and maintains behavior and actions consistent with college policies. 10.Maintains professional development/growth according to personal needs, in fulfillment of annual performance plans, and as required for certification. 11.Stays abreast of the trends in the industry by reading professional and trade journals, meeting with industry leaders and attending learning events such as conferences and webinars. 12.Perform other related duties as assigned.
Special Instructions to Applicants
*This is a temporary grant funded position*
For consideration, the following is required: a completed Valencia College on-line employment application, learning-centered statement, unofficial transcripts, cover letter and resume. If you are a current Valencia College employee with a learning centered statement, transcripts and resume on file, this information is still required to be submitted with the application in order to finish the process. Please limit the size of your document to less than 2 MB in PDF format. It is the applicant's responsibility to have any foreign transcripts evaluated prior to submission through an authorized evaluation service such as World Education Services. During the online application process, you will be required to provide a response to specific questions to complete the application process. All letters of reference must be attached at the time of application.