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Adjunct Instructor, Industrial Systems Technology/Pumps and Piping Systems
Durham Technical Community College in Durham, North Carolina
Date Posted 06/20/2021
Faculty-Vocational & Technical-Construction & Building Trades
Salary -  USD Per Year
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Title

Adjunct Instructor, Industrial Systems Technology/Pumps and Piping Systems


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Minimum Qualifications

• Five or more years of experience in maintenance in pumps and piping systems;
• Knowledge of servicing, troubleshooting, and installation of pumps and piping systems

Preferred Qualifications

• Associate Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Industrial Systems Technology or related field and five years of work experience in the maintenance industry;
• Prior teaching experience in higher education;
• Knowledge of servicing, troubleshooting, and installation of maintenance pumps and piping systems;

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Excellent understanding of scientific and technical principles relevant to the assigned class or classes), e.g., Knowledge of servicing, troubleshooting, and installation of maintenance equipment.
2. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and effective oral and written communication/public relation skills.
3. Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
4. Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
5. Ability to think creatively and put ideas into action.
6. Ability to make presentations to classroom audiences at an appropriate level.
7. Computer skills necessary for maintenance of course records and communication with students and program/departmental faculty and staff.
8. Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
9. Understanding of the mission, goals, and objectives of a community college.

Essential Functions

1. Able to instruct students in various maintenance skills.
2. Meet with class for assigned hours and deliver relevant instruction in lecture and laboratory settings as appropriate; file appropriate class cancellation forms as needed when class cannot meet, scheduling make-up work or meetings consistent with college policy.
3. Maintain class electronic attendance records in a timely fashion.
4. Develop and maintain a consistent policy for course evaluation (grading).
5. Communicate course expectations to students in a consistent and understandable manner, e.g., by developing a syllabus consistent with college policies.
6. Respond to student questions and complaints as appropriate, and in a manner consistent with college policies.
7. File electronic grade reports in a timely fashion, consistent with deadlines.
8. Maintain course records as needed for documentation of grading and for use in tracking of student learning outcomes as needed. 
9. Assist in maintenance of safe and orderly instructional spaces as needed.

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Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:
• Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.
• Ability to lift, at times, 10 lbs.
• Good eye/hand dexterity.

Required Working Hours

Specific work hours to be determined by the scheduled class hours and by consultation with the supervisor.

Job Type

Adjunct Faculty

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Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants


EEO Statement

Durham Technical Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Durham Technical Community College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Durham Technical Community College expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Durham Technical Community College employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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