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Annually Contracted Faculty - Electrical-Mechanical Engineering Technology

Annually Contracted Faculty - Electrical-Mechanical Engineering Technology

locationColumbus, OH, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/21/2024
Full Time

Job Description:

The Annually Contracted Faculty member, through instruction, creates, manages, and participates in a variety of learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives. The Annually Contracted Faculty member participates collaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff to promote the general well-being of the department, the college, and the collective and individual interests of its staff and student body. The contracted faculty member supports and seeks to fulfill the guiding concepts for the College embodied in the philosophy, mission, values, and vision adopted by the Board of Education. This position description is in association with the Annually Contracted Faculty contract. This position is intended to be in Engineering instruction.

** Please note that the ACF position is a full-time, non-tenured faculty role that is a two-semester contract with the option to renew on an annual basis. **

Instruction & Student Learning

  • Teaches assigned courses as scheduled and assumes primary responsibility for and exercisesoversightofthecurriculuminconjunctionwiththeDepartment’spolicies, ensuring both the rigor of programs and the quality of instruction. Designs curriculum embracing diversity in all forms, to foster talent in students while modeling inclusive teaching strategies with an understanding of the socio-cultural issues of traditionally underrepresented groups.
  • Considers individual differences of students in order to design and support a range of appropriate learning activities. Participates in the identification of students with academic or otherneedsandrespondsbyutilizinganappropriateresource.
  • Usestechnologyina manner appropriate to the nature and objectives of courses and programs and communicates clearly to students the expectations concerning the use of such technology.KeepsaccurateandappropriaterecordsinaccordancewiththeFaculty Handbook and departmental policies. Maintainsattendancerecords,determines,andsubmitsgradestimelyandin accordance with established policies and procedures of the College, and communicatesprogressfeedbackaswellasotherrelevantinformationtostudents throughout the semester.
  • Creates and maintains accurate syllabi that incorporates departmental,college,cross-college,andinstructorrequirements.Participatesinthe selection of appropriate materials to support course curriculum in accordance with the College’s guidelines. Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribedmeetingschedule.Employsandassistsinthedesignanddevelopmentof appropriateassessmenttechniquestomeasurestudents’performanceinachieving course goals and objectives. Be a facilitator of learning in a virtual environment.

Student Engagement & Advisement

  • Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and collaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student and faculty interaction, and supportforlearners.Maintainspostedofficehoursinaccordancewithdepartmental and policies of the College. Uses technology to assist in communication with students.
  • Encouragesasenseofcommunityamongstudentsforlearningbothinside and outside the classroom. Advisespotentialorcurrentstudentswithinthedisciplineabouttheprogram, career, or transfer options available to assist with degree completion. Refers studentstoappropriatestudentandacademicsupportservicesavailableatthe College or in the community.

Continuous Improvement    

  • Promotes continual improvement as part of the cycle of teaching and learning by assisting, as appropriate, in the maintenance of instructional materials and laboratoryfacilities;contributing,asappropriate,tothedevelopment,selection,and improvement of instructional materials, laboratories, and other instructional facilities; providing guidance in the development, maintenance, and design of coursedescription,courseoutlines,andsyllabi;recommendingmodificationstothe curriculum and participating in the design of new curricula.
  • Completes all mandatory performance evaluation measures within specified time limitsandparticipatesinallrequiredtrainingbytheCollege.Sharesbestpractices with colleagues in formal or informal settings. Participates in instructional, departmental, or institutional research to improve educational effectiveness. Evaluatesteachingandassessmentpracticestocontinueimprovingthem.Provides feedback, as appropriate, regarding the general operations of the department, division, and the College. Attends faculty meetings as called by the President, Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dean or Department Chairperson.

Professional Development  

  • Employsstudent,administrative,andself-appraisalstoestablishgoalsandobjectives for professional development and participates in professional developmentactivities. Contributes, as appropriate, to the planning, evaluation, and/or presentation of college professional development programs. Maintains required professional credentials, licensing, and continuing education hours as disciplinary standards dictate.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

  • HelpstoensuretheCollegemeetsitsresponsibilitiesinidentifyingproblemareas and systemic concerns while reporting complaints alleging discrimination. Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable, and productive work and learning environment where all students, faculty members, and college employees feel valuedandabletocontributetotheirfullpotential,regardlessoftheirdifferences.
  • Ensures accessible and inclusive curriculum design and teaching strategies and specifically promotes, advises, and supports curriculum development aimed at creating a diverse and equitable learning environment. Fostersandmaintainsasafeenvironmentofrespectandinclusionforfaculty,staff, students, and members of the community.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technologies
  • Three (3) years of relevant field experience
  • State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s)

*An appropriate combination of education, training, coursework, and experience may qualify a candidate.

Compensation: $62 an hour


Classroom environments may include in-person or online modalities.

CSCC has the right to revise this position description at any time. This position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

Full Time/Part Time:

Full time

Union (If Applicable):

Columbus State Education Association

Scheduled Hours: