Adjunct Assistant Professor Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Service Technology
Contruction and Technical Programs
Santa Fe College (SF) has been recognized as one of the top-rated community colleges in the United States. Santa Fe College is a comprehensive public college that offers a range of Bachelor’s degrees, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree options, as well as certificate and non-degree programs. Santa Fe College is a student-centered institution with a commitment to open access, academic excellence, and cultural and ethnic diversity. A high quality of life, temperate climate, proximity to the University of Florida, diverse cultural events, and plentiful recreational opportunities make SF and Gainesville an ideal community to work and live.
This is an open continuous applicant pool and positions are filled on an as-needed basis.
Under general supervision, the Adjunct Assistant develops, prepares and teaches a variety of technical coursework related to installation, repair and ventilation of air conditioning, heating, cooling and refrigeration systems, duct design, heat load calculation, psychometrics, as well as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) testing. Adjunct Faculty are employed on a term-by-term basis and may be assigned teaching duties at SF’s main Northwest campus or at any of the College’s six educational centers. Course offerings within the Construction and Technical Programs Department may be taught during the day, evening, or online, as well as taught using other distance learning formats.
Plan, organize, and deliver Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Ventilation (HARV) instruction in didactic, laboratory and/or classroom settings to promote student success within a community college setting.
Support and promote the college and departmental missions centered on excellence in teaching and learning through quality instruction, curriculum enhancement, and service.
Collaborate with department chair, faculty, and peers to evaluate, revise, design and develop curriculum current with industry standards to cultivate the mastery of course content.
Provide students with frequent, timely assessment of and clear feedback regarding academic performance.
Appropriately document student progress and maintain accurate records such as attendance, grading and achievement of student learning outcomes.
Honor student confidentiality and privacy as per appropriate laws, regulations and college rules.
Proctor exams, participate in departmental meetings, as well as college taskforces and/or committees as necessary.
Maintain appropriate office hours proportionate to the instructional assignment.
Actively engage professional organizations and community partnerships within the HARV industry and participate in advisory committee meetings for the program.
Effectively utilize online course management systems to deliver and enhance course instruction.
Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Reports to: Director, Construction and Technical Programs
Required: Demonstrated competencies in a comprehensive variety of Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Ventilation and Heating service techniques with at least six (6) years of work experience within the HARV industry. A criminal background check will be conducted.
Preferred: An Associate's of Science degree or higher in HARV or related discipline is preferred, as is relevant teaching experience within a community college setting. The successful candidate has demonstrated subject matter expertise, exceptional organizational skills, as well as a vision and desire to enhance Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Ventilation and Heating technology education at the college and elevate the program to exceed state, national and local standards of excellence.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The Adjunct Assistant must have the ability to deliver a high level of interactive customer service, develop and maintain collaborative relationships throughout the organization, communicate effectively and possess proficient computer skills, including familiarity with the Microsoft Suite of Office Applications. The successful applicant must be willing to work a flexible schedule at multiple sites, as well as demonstrate the ability to work well with students, faculty and staff at all levels within a diverse, multi-cultural, collaborative environment.
Application Process: All applicants must create an Applicant Profile to complete the SF Employment Application, submit an up-to-date resume, as well as college transcripts, certification and/or licensure to be considered for this position. Unofficial transcripts are only accepted for review purposes, official transcripts are required prior to any offer of employment being made.