Electrical and Instrumentation Instructor (10-Month Contract) - #741037

Virginia Community College System

Date: 01/15/2022 07:00 AM

City: Asbury, West Virginia

Salary: $48,640 / year

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Role Title 10-Month Instructor

Role Code T1013-SW

FLSA Exempt

Pay Band UG

Working Title Electrical and Instrumentation Instructor (10-Month Contract)

Position Number 287F0003

Agency Dabney S. Lancaster Community College

Agency/Division Dabney S. Lancaster Community College (Div)

Work Location Alleghany - 005

Hiring Range $48,640 to $62,000

Emergency/Essential Personnel No

EEO Category I-Faculty

Full Time or Part Time Full Time

Does this position have telework options?

Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference?

Work Schedule

Sensitive Position No

Job Description
Dabney S. Lancaster Community College (DSLCC) is a two-year public institution of higher education and one of 23 community colleges in Virginia. The college is supported by the Commonwealth of Virginia; the counties of Alleghany, Bath, Botetourt (northern portion) and Rockbridge; the cities of Buena Vista, Covington, and Lexington; and the town of Clifton Forge. DSLCC provides opportunities for the extension of knowledge, skills and personal enrichment in an environment that maintains high academic standards and respect for each individual. The college strives to keep programs and services financially and geographically accessible for all students. Credit and non-credit courses are offered to meet life-long learning needs. On-site and distance learning options incorporate up-to-date technologies.

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College is seeking a dynamic instructor who can lead the Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I) Technology Program starting August 1, 2022. The E&I Technology program meets the demand for trained technicians employed in manufacturing environments. Students are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair complex automated systems. The DSLCC program includes a strong focus on industrial electricity and instrumentation technology. Students may complete academic awards at the career studies, certificate or associate of applied science degree level

The Program Head/Instructor is responsible for classroom and lab instruction; providing quality instruction for a diverse student population; and performing instructional duties and responsibilities in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of the college

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach assigned Electrical and Instrumentation courses and associated labs in accordance with college’s workload policy; provide students with course materials including syllabus, grading/attendance policy, and other relevant information in a timely manner; post and maintain office hours; participate in the assessment of student learning outcomes; establish, maintain and submit accurate student and instructional records in a timely manner.
  • Oversee department budget; purchase lab equipment and consumables; maintain equipment and supply inventory.
  • Serve on and lead activities of the DSLCC Electrical and Instrumentation Program Advisory Committee; serve on college committees as assigned; collaborate with the VP of Academic Affairs to review and maintain the integrity of program curriculum.
  • Participate in annual assessment reporting; develop and review course curriculum, instructional materials, and evaluation tools; review and update course outlines.
  • Support student recruitment and retention, including academic advisement of program students and outreach to potential students; evaluate transfer credentials and courses related to Electrical and Instrumentation Technology Program; refer students to college support staff for appropriate assistance.
  • Participate in discussions with college administrators and officials at other institutions of higher education for the establishment of college and career pathways for DSLCC graduates seeking further study at or beyond the baccalaureate level
  • Integrate knowledge of industry trends and professional training to improve program quality
  • Maintain awareness of current and emerging industry credentials required for employment
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with industries; assist in arranging field experiences and internships for program students; collaborate with college, community and area high schools; work with other staff in support of the Electrical and Instrumentation Technology Program.
  • Oversee adjuncts at all instructional sites, including faculty serving dually enrolled high school students and faculty on DSLCC Clifton Forge Campus and/or selected courses held at other sites as needed.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Special Assignments

May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Instrumentation, Electrical Technology, Engineering, or similar Advanced Manufacturing field, OR
  • In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, an Associate’s degree in Instrumentation, Electrical Technology, Engineering or similar Advanced Manufacturing field may be considered with extensive industry experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of curriculum and program development
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Skill in instructing students from diverse culture and/or backgrounds
  • Skill in integrating technology into curriculum
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects
  • Ability to work independently \Ability to analyze problems, identifies solutions, and take appropriate action to resolve problems while following college policies and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, faculty, students and the public

Organizational Relationship
  • Report to the Vice President of Academic Affairs

Preferred Qualifications

Operation of a State Vehicle No

Supervises Employees No

Required Travel

Posting Number FAC_441P

Recruitment Type Public

Number of Vacancies 1

Position End Date (if temporary)

Job Open Date 01/13/2022

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled No

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Special Instructions to Applicants
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Additional Information
Benefits Include:

Medical Health Insurance

Dental and Vision Insurance

Life Insurance

Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

Traditional or Sick Leave and Personal Leave

VRS or ORP Retirement Plan

Background Check Statement Disclaimer

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link: http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/

EEO Statement

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

ADA Statement

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

Governor's Mandate Message

Executive Order #18. Newly hired, including employees transferring from other state agencies, will be required to provide their vaccination status prior to starting a position or at the latest by their position start date. Additional details regarding how to request an accommodation, required weekly Covid-19 testing, and mask requirements will be provided by Human Resources for newly hired or transferred employees who are unvaccinated.

E-Verify Statement

VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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