Overview

Posting Number:
00438

Job Title:
Electrical Technology Faculty

Location:
Texas Township Campus

Full-Time/Part-Time:
Full Time

Pay Rate:
Salary range $58,499 – $71,999 per year. Placement dependent upon education and prior teaching experience.

Position Type:
Faculty

Department:
Electrical Technology

Job Summary:
Are you looking for new ways to enhance the learning experience for students? Do you enjoy helping others reach their full potential? Are you constantly searching for ways to improve your teaching effectiveness to better meet the needs of students? If so, then Kalamazoo Valley Community College may have the ideal opportunity for you.

Kalamazoo Valley is seeking an experienced Electrical Technology instructor to fill a full-time, tenure-track position. Individuals should be familiar with a variety of instructional strategies and have an understanding of the community college philosophy. In addition, candidates should possess experience with curriculum development and a willingness to collaborate across divisions.

Applications are invited from interested candidates who value and engage in high-quality, student-centered instruction. Duties will include teaching a variety of lecture and lab courses in the ELT Program, assisting in developing curriculum, and participating in and leading departmental and college activities that support initiatives related to enrollment management, retention, student engagement, and student success. Teaching assignments include a variety of day and evening courses. The position also includes opportunities for curriculum development, educational assessments, retention, enrollment management, student engagement, student success, and professional growth and enrichment. Successful candidates will demonstrate a willingness to embrace teamwork as they develop or redesign courses to meet student, transfer and workforce needs.

Current course focus and needs are on commercial electrical and industrial automation, and supporting KVCC’s growth into renewable energy systems.

This position is anticipated to start Fall of 2023 semester and is contingent upon final Board approval and funding.

Minimum Qualifications:
Associate degree in electrical technology or field directly related to electrical required.
At least 2 years of qualified work experience is required.
Strong electrical / electronic / automation work experience is required.
Updated January 10, 2023 . Please note, degree must be conferred by the date of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
A degree or journeyperson in electrical / electronics / electrical technology is preferred.
At least 5 years of qualified work experience is preferred.
Prior teaching experience is preferred.
Manufacturer specific training is preferred.
Prior post-secondary/community college teaching experience preferred.
Demonstrated ability to work and collaborate with community college students, faculty, staff and community preferred.
Experience with apprenticeships is preferred.
Demonstrated ability to change and adapt to the evolving electrical field preferred.
Experience with curriculum and/or program development preferred.
Candidates will be encouraged to obtain a minimum of a B.A. or B.S. degree before completion of the 4-year tenure process.

Physical Demands:

Work Hours:
Work hours are determined by classes taught and may vary.

Posting Date
12/22/2022

Closing Date:
02/05/2023

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply online at: https://jobs.kvcc.edu/

EEO Statement
As an employer, KVCC encourages, welcomes, and fosters differences because we believe that diversity makes us great. Diversity extends beyond race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, and encompasses people of all abilities, identities, circumstances, and characteristics. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity and consideration for employment; please consider joining us as we continue to enrich lives by teaching and serving our community with excellence. Prior to a job offer, candidates will be required to complete a criminal record background check. For some positions, a credit history investigation will also be required. Information gathered will be used for job-related purposes to the extent permitted by applicable law and will not result in an automatic disqualification from an employment opportunity.