Faculty - Career & Technical Education (CTE)

$46,000 - $48,000 yearly
  • Southwestern Michigan College
  • Dowagiac, MI 49047, USA
  • Sep 16, 2021
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences Sciences and Technology: other Vocational & Technical Other Professional fields

Job Description


Faculty - Career & Technical Education (CTE)

Posting Number: 20110404-1
Job Category: Faculty

Job Description Summary:
The CTE instructor will teach courses in the Welding, Construction, Robotics, and/or Automotive programs dependent upon their area(s) of expertise. The instructor is also responsible for providing OSHA safety trainings to students in all CTE areas including, but not limited to, Automotive, Construction, Health, Robotics, and Welding. This position is funded annually through the federal Carl D. Perkins Grant and is facilitated according to law under the state of Michigan.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the lead faculty for OSHA Safety Training; bearing responsibility for the design, content, implementation, assessment, and offerings in the area
  • Teaches basic courses in the trades' programs
  • Facilitates high quality instruction through the delivery of course content and materials
  • Maintains rigor and relevancy of the content and assures compliance/alignment with various partners and stake holders
  • Utilizes active and collaborative learning strategies and a variety of other pedagogies to engage learners
  • Recommends curricular changes
  • Maintains standing in the subject matter by remaining current and connected to the industry/field/employers
  • Provides support for the advisory boards and participates in annual advisory board meetings
  • Demonstrates a deep commitment to every student's success
  • Utilizes student-centered learning practices
  • Advises and mentors students
  • Mentors part time faculty
  • Demonstrates a deep commitment to diversity and treats others fairly, with courtesy, and respect
  • Serves as a contributing member to the School of Business and Advanced Technology
  • Participates in recruiting, retaining, developing, and graduating students
  • Serves each semester in at least two of the following: college committee member, club advisor or co-advisor, program lead/outcomes coordinator, and/or course lead/outcomes coordinator for a multi-section course
  • Participates in institutional training required of all full-time employees at the College and maintains applicable professional certifications
  • Adheres to institutional policies and procedures and recommends changes where needed
  • Brings credit to Southwestern Michigan College through demonstrating the highest level of professionalism
  • The duties listed in this job description are not all-inclusive, but a list of the major responsibilities. Additional duties not noted in the job description may be assigned by a supervisor.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Journeymen card, licensure, certification, or Associates Degree in Welding, Automotive, Construction, or Robotics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Teaching experience
  • Field experience in one or more of the industries
  • OSHA 30 certification

Application Details

Other Information:
All applicants must demonstrate the ability to promote active and collaborative learning through a variety of teaching methods, as well as relate to students. Excellent organization and communication skills as well as the demonstrated use of instructional technology are required.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, visit https://swmich.peopleadmin.com/postings/3579

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