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Instructor - Advanced Machining Technology

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Review begins December 1, 2016 and continues until closing date. Full-time employees at Southwest work 37.5 hours per week. Benefits include health insurance, annual and sick leave, tuition assistance and retirement. Title and salary are commensurate with education and experience. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and receipt of official college transcripts. To be considered an applicant, you must apply online. Applicants are encouraged to upload required documents before the closing date; however, documents may be mailed to: Southwest TN Community College Attn: Human Resources 737 Union Ave Memphis, TN 38103 Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Instructor - STCC
Position Title Instructor - Advanced Machining Technology
Department STCC-DOL Adv Mfg, Mech & Qlty Consortium (WD)
Position Summary

This is a grant-funded, 9 month faculty position in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program in the Technologies Department.

The Instructor is responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities. The Instructor is responsible for performing assigned duties during the day, evening, or weekend on any Southwest Tennessee Community College campus as assigned. At a minimum, the related activities include instruction, instructional counseling, academic advising, serving on various committees, participating in local, state, regional, and national professional activities and organizations.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

Prepares and delivers lectures on all of the offerings in the Technologies Department or courses as assigned. Curriculum development.

Maintains office hours for students seeking advice on class work, assignments, papers, and others. Academic advising of students.

Compiles, administers, evaluates and grades students’ class work, assignments, tests, and papers; and keep students informed about their progress by observation and inform them of corrective measures necessary for skill improvement.

Advises and counsels students in academic and career fields. Mentoring and tutoring of students.

Attends all faculty meetings, college assemblies, professional development and orientation activities and other meetings as called by the President, Dean or Department Chair.

Keeps abreast of development in the field, providing recommendations to the department chair on program improvement and development; Serving as the liaison between the Department of Education and the State Department. Faculty development.

Participates in departmental and college committees; and provides outreach service to the community.

Maintains accurate student attendance records, grades, and other required records

May perform other duties as assigned by Department Head/Dean.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering technology or a related engineering field (Associates degree with 10 years or more experience).

Two (2) years of verifiable teaching experience in Machining or Industrial
Engineering or closely related field at a higher education institution.

Must have experience in manual milling, CNC mill programming, robotics, industrial quality assurance procedures, GD&T, mechanical design, and manufacturing processes.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics

Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation.

Knowledge and understanding of a college academic environment.

Knowledge of current teaching and learning strategies to facilitate student-centered learning; experience interacting successfully with academically and culturally diverse student populations.

Skill in active listening by giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Skill in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

Skill in appropriate computer operations. Skill in excellent teaching and organization.

Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

Ability to interact with a diverse population.

Ability to exhibit emotional control and stability and manage stress.

Pay Rate
Posting Date 11/30/2016
Closing Date
Open until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review begins December 1, 2016 and continues until closing date.

Full-time employees at Southwest work 37.5 hours per week. Benefits include health insurance, annual and sick leave, tuition assistance and retirement.

Title and salary are commensurate with education and experience.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and receipt of official college transcripts.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online. Applicants are encouraged to upload required documents before the closing date; however, documents may be mailed to:

Southwest TN Community College
Attn: Human Resources
737 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38103

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Type of Appointment Academic
FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Category Faculty
Location Southwest Tennessee Community College (Memphis)
Location of Position
Posting Number 005253

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • Southwest TN Community College website
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • The Commercial Appeal
    • Monster
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree/equivalent in mechanical engineering technology/related engineering field OR an Associates degree with 10 years or more experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have two (2) years of verifiable teaching experience in Machining or Industrial Engineering or closely related field at a higher education institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience in manual milling, CNC mill programming, robotics, industrial quality assurance procedures, GD&T, mechanical design, and manufacturing processes?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Letter of Reference 1
  6. Letter of Reference 2
  7. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 3