Adjunct Instructor - Mechatronics, Gwinnett Technical College, Lawrenceville, GA



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Employment Terms: This job is a part-time, non-benefited, FLSA Exempt/Professionalposition in the Engineering Construction Manufacturing and Design Division reporting to the Departmental Program Director and Lead Instructor of the Gwinnett Technical College Automated Manufacturing and Engineering Technology.

Salary: Targeted salary is paid in a lump sum bases on contact hours taught.

Minimum Qualifications (Job Code 10317):

Accredited Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Mechatronics Engineering, with 3 to 5-years teaching experience or 1 to 3-years teaching in Mechatronics Technology courses in a technical college environment. Teaching experience must include Industrial Mechanics, Fluid Power Systems, and other Mechatronics based curriculum. In addition to teaching Mechatronics curricula, the adjunct instructor should also have experience training and overseeing students in each required Mechatronics Technology Laboratory.

Preferred Qualifications:

Accredited Master’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Mechatronics Engineering, with postsecondary teaching experience. Industry or teaching experience in Introduction to Mechatronics, Industrial Mechanics, Fluid Power Systems, Industrial Motor Controls, Basic Industrial PLC’s, Industrial Instrumentation, Hydraulics and Pneumatics, and other Mechatronics Technology based courses. In addition to technical lectures, the adjunct instructor should have experience in Mechanical Hands-on Training Equipment, Hydraulic Instructional Paraphernalia, Pneumatic Training Apparatus, Practical Mechanical Teaching Systems and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) System Devices (Allen-Bradley and Siemens PLC Systems). Familiarity with Amatrol Virtual Training Software would be a solid plus for each candidate.

Prepares and delivers lecture and/or lab course material. Prepares lesson plans for classroom instruction for general core courses. Evaluates students’ progress in attaining goals and objectives. Prepares and maintains all required documentation and administrative reports. Ensures that safety and security requirements are met in the training area. Displays a high level of effort and commitment to performing work; operates effectively within the organizational structure; demonstrates trustworthiness and responsible behavior. Accepts direction and feedback from supervisor and follows through appropriately. Assists with recruitment retention and job placement efforts. If offered a position, employees in this department must complete the Hazardous Materials training annually.

Duties/ Responsibilities

Percentage of Time

Prepares lesson plans for classroom and laboratory instruction for specified courses.

a) Organize and conduct classes using a variety of learning experiences and activities.

b) Demonstrate a positive attitude toward student learning and course progress.

c) Demonstrate current and comprehensive knowledge of the subject areas and courses to be taught, including labs.

d) Accurately and timely submit required reports to the students and college.

e) Instruct classes in Mechatronics utilizing techniques and knowledge of the discipline facilitatjng student learning.

f) Provide appropriate means to assess student progress and provide timely feedback on lectures and labs.

g) Work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve educational objectives.

h) Strong oral communication skills, professional attitude, desire to help students succeed in their career goals.

i) Strive to enhance instructional and learning performances.

j) Ability to work well with GTC students, people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.

60%

60%

Continued

1. Evaluates students’ progress in attaining their respective goals and objectives.

a) Communicates students’ progress to student and appropriate personnel and according to established guidelines.

b) Accurately record pertinent information in students’ records as necessary.

15%

2. Prepares and maintains all required documentation and administrative reports to department and college.

a) Complies and submits reports in a timely manner, meeting all GTC deadlines.

5%

3. Ensures safety and security requirements are met in the Mechatronics Laboratory training area.

5%

4. Displays a high level of effort and commitment to performing work; operates effectively within the organizational structure; demonstrating trustworthiness and responsible behavior.

a) Works within the system in a resourceful manner to accomplish reasonable work goals; shows flexibility in response to process change while adapting to and accommodating new methods and internally based procedures.

5%

5. Accepts direction and feedback from supervisor and follows through appropriately.

a) Works when scheduled; begins and ends work as expected; calls in according to policy when arriving late for when or when absent; observes provisions of Fair Labor Standards Act; uses work time appropriately.

b) Must be open to work evening classes, between 6:00pm and and 9:30pm.

5%

6. Assists with Mechatronics Technology recruitment, retention and job placement efforts.

a) Actively participates in the retention efforts of the school.

3%

7. Performs other required duties as assigned in the fulfillment of the needs, philosophy, and purpose of Gwinnett Technical College Mechatronics Department.

a) May be required to act as a Campus Security Authority; Completing all responsibilities and trainings that go along with the initiative.

2%

Physical Demands

Frequency

(N) Never, (O) Occasionally or (C) Constantly

Requires operation, access, or control of financial resources.

N

Requires having a P-Card.

N

Driving is a responsibility of this position.

N

This position will have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care.

N

This position will have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications).

N

This position is a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods with or without reasonable accommodation.

O

This position requires moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another with or without reasonable accommodation.

O

This position will require the ability to adjust or move objects up to 15 pounds in all directions with or without reasonable accommodation.

O (Mechatronics Technology Laboratory)

This position will require the ability to repeat motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers with or without reasonable accommodation.

O (Mechatronics Technology Laboratory)

This position will require the ability to operate light machinery and/or power tools with or without reasonable accommodation.

O (Mechatronics Technology Laboratory)

Operating motor vehicles or heavy equipment with or without reasonable accommodation.

N

Noisy environments.

O (Mechatronics Technology Laboratory)

Medium work that includes moving objects up to 50 pounds with or without accommodation.

O

Light work that includes moving objects up to 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.

O

Heavy work that includes moving objects up to 100 pounds or more with or without reasonable accommodation.

N

Work in outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind.

N

Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.

O

The Technical College System of Georgia and its constituent Technical Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, spouse of military member or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). This nondiscrimination policy encompasses the operation of all technical college-administered programs, programs financed by the federal government including any Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I financed programs, educational programs and activities, including admissions, scholarships and loans, student life, and athletics. It also encompasses the recruitment and employment of personnel and contracting for goods and services.

The Technical College System and Technical Colleges shall promote the realization of equal opportunity through a positive continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal opportunity. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Lisa Richardson (LRichardson@GwinnettTech.edu), Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 100, Room 323B, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, 678-226-6691.

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