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Nampa

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Job no:

493172

Division:

Industry, Engineering & Trades

Department:

Mechatronics Engineering Tech

Advertised:

MST

Contract Length: 

9 month (paid over 12 months)

Reports To: 

Department Chair

Position Status:

Full-Time, Benefited

 

Benefits:

College of Western Idaho values work-life balance.  Taking care of today's needs is as important as planning for the future. Our total compensation for benefited employees, includes health and retirement plans (employer generous contributions), paid time off, opportunities to continue and/or pursue personal development, and much more.  For additional details visit Office of Group Insurance.

 

About Us:

The College of Western Idaho (CWI) expands learning and life opportunities, encourages individual advancement, contributes to Idaho’s economic growth, strengthens community prosperity, and develops leaders.

We are a comprehensive community college providing higher education programs. We offer a full range of academic and career-technical courses leading to an Associate of Arts or Science degree, Associate of Applied Science degrees, continuing education, and certifications. CWI also offers Basic Skills Education to help prepare for a GED, Dual Credit for high school students, and fast-track career training for working professionals.

At CWI we are proud of our talented and dedicated faculty and staff. Our employees have an opportunity to make a difference in students’ lives every day. We are excited for you to join us and share our passion for higher education.

 

Position Summary:

Faculty members teach assigned classes in accordance with the College’s established policies and guidelines, assist in student advising, fulfill committee assignments, perform various institutional and community support activities, and perform responsibilities as assigned. Full-time faculty may be assigned to teach at any time on any of our campuses.

CTE instructors are expected to prepare and present instructional material and assess student performance. In order to maintain relevant industry knowledge and experience, direct industry interaction and professional development will be required. Instructors are to be engaged in the institutional areas where their participation and skill-set have the greatest potential for impact on the success of students.


Essential Functions:

Instruction
• Teach approved Mechatronics Technology curriculum associated with DC circuits and application, AC circuits and application, and industrial tools and fabrication.
• Develop and maintain inclusive, student-centered pedagogy to meet the unique needs of
CWI’s diverse community college population.
• Focus on continuous improvement of course curriculum, content delivery, assessment,
and responsiveness to students.
• Establish and maintain a record of teaching excellence.
• Assist in the development and/or revision of curriculum at the course level.

Institutional Engagement
• Develop professional relationships to familiarize oneself with the college, its resources,
and systems.
• Engage in service activities that support student and personal success.
• Become conversant with department/program-level initiatives.
• Understand and engage with planning and/or assessment at department/program level.

Professional Development
• Work with supervisors to determine how one’s professional expertise and interests
contribute to student and personal success.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

• Industry experience acquired by full-time, successful employment in the applicable field.
• Possess or qualify for an Occupational Specialist Teaching Certificate from Idaho Professional Technical Education (see www.pte.idaho.gov/Certification or contact gorthel@pte.idaho.gov for requirements). Certificate or confirmation of pending certificate from PTE is required prior to the start date.
• Willingness to work cooperatively, communicate clearly and be a team player.
• Ability to adapt to a variety of teaching methodologies including lectures, group activities,
individual instruction, distance learning, and teaching with technology.
• Commitment to professional growth and development.
• Ability to advise students.
• Proficiency in usage of internet, email, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation
software applications.
• Demonstrated commitment to teaching at a community college or with adult learners
preferred.
• Demonstrated service to an institution of higher learning preferred.
• Experience using instructional technology to deliver courses online preferred.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT


The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is usually working indoors, which means exposure to heating or air conditioning. There may be some outdoor exposure when transferring between locations. The noise level in the work environment is generally quiet but varies based upon activity.

Interested?

If so, please submit your resumé and cover letter. We look forward to receiving your application.