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Adjunct Instructor (Energy Technologies)
Delaware Technical Community College in Dover, Delaware
Date Posted 09/09/2020
Faculty-Vocational & Technical-Construction & Building Trades
Salary -  USD Per Year
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Title

Adjunct Instructor (Energy Technologies)

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Temporary Part-Time

Hiring Location

Terry Campus-Dover, DE

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Terry Campus-Dover, DE

Position Specific Details

The Energy Technologies department is looking for adjunct instructors to teach the following courses for the Spring semester:

DAT 101: Data Analytics and Visualization
Tuesdays 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
This course introduces data analytics and visualization using spreadsheet software. The focus is on applying concepts to plan, implement, and evaluate solutions to complex real world data problems.

NRG 154: Alternative Energy Technology
Mondays 12:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
This course includes a survey of energy sources such as geothermal, wind, low head hydro, solar, and biomass. Environmental, social, and economic advantages of each source are assessed.

NRG 111: Residential Light Commercial Energy Auditing
Wednesdays 10:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
This course explores how a building’s design affects its energy use. Topics include building shell analysis and auditing, building services and utilities, air leak testing, the study and auditing of residential and light commercial energy use, lighting, and the use of diagnostic equipment to conduct detailed energy assessments following Building Performance Institute (BPI) standards. Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index and Energy Star audit standards are used as resource material.

NRG 126: Fundamentals of HVAC
Mondays & Wednesdays 3:30 p.m.-6:20 p.m.
In this in-depth course on HVAC systems, students identify and analyze the energy consumption of the various HVAC equipment and systems used in commercial buildings; learn the fundamentals of psychrometrics, fan laws, and air/water properties; and interpret fan tables and pump curves for energy calculations. Building heating and cooling load calculations are emphasized.

NRG 123 : Fundamentals of Controls
Mondays & Wednesdays 1:00 p.m.-3:20 p.m.
This course introduces the concepts of building automated control systems. Topics include sensors, controlled variables, devices, controllers, and signals with an emphasis on design characteristics, sensor calibration, and maintenance of major components. Control drawings, schematics, and process and instrumentation diagrams are also introduced.



Classification Information


Classification Title

Adjunct Instructor

Job Code

2501 (PT)



Position Pay Grade

Salary Plan C00

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Summary Statement

An incumbent is responsible for implementing curricula, instructing assigned courses consistent with syllabi, evaluating student learning, and fostering student success.

Nature and Scope

An incumbent in this class typically reports to the Dean of Instruction through an Instructional Director, Department Chairperson or Program Coordinator. An incumbent is expected to plan, organize, and instruct in a manner to promote and direct successful student learning in keeping with the College’s values and goals.

Principal Accountabilities

An incumbent may perform any combination of the below listed accountabilities as determined by the supervisor:
1. Plans, organizes, and instructs courses as assigned by the Department Chairperson/supervisor, utilizing effective and engaging instructional strategies, the learning management system (LMS), appropriate communication, classroom management, leadership skills, and instructional/educational technology to promote student success.

2. Demonstrates sound practices in instruction and classroom management that respond to students’ diverse academic needs.

3. Follows the prescribed course outline and uses texts selected by the department plus other supplemental material the Department Chairperson deems appropriate.

4. Provides instruction according to the class meeting schedule and instructional hours established for the session (length of the course during the semester) and delivery method (face-to-face, hybrid, web-enhanced, or online). Notifies the Department Chairperson of the necessity of cancelling any class meeting prior to the class or in emergencies as soon thereafter as possible.

5. Assists students toward the successful completion of course(s) that the instructor is teaching by providing outreach, guidance, and timely feedback.

6. Makes oneself accessible and available to answer students’ questions in a timely manner.

7. Adheres to College policies and procedures relating to employment, academic matters, student behavior, and the Academic Calendar. Maintains adequate and timely student records (e.g. grade are posted in the LMS in a timely fashion). Evaluates and reports students’ progress and attendance in a timely manner.

8. Encourages students’ completion of the course evaluation form, reviews course evaluation summaries and develops a plan for improvement, as appropriate.

9. Attends and participates in various College meetings for the purpose of orientation, professional development or other departmental or operational activity as assigned.

10. Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of sound instructional techniques and methods.
Knowledge of relevant subject matter in the incumbent’s discipline/department.
Knowledge of computers and electronic instructional methodology.
Knowledge of theoretical foundations of learning and instruction as applied to the face-to-face, hybrid, and distance learning environments.
Knowledge and understanding of competency-based learning.
Ability to use teaching strategies that will promote successful learning by addressing different learning styles and strategies.
Ability to use assessment to enhance learning.
Ability to understand, evaluate, and make appropriate use of instructional technology.
Ability to form an inclusive environment that respects diverse talents and ways of learning.
Ability to understand and maintain a commitment to Equal Access/Equal Opportunity.
Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to relate to and communicate effectively with a diverse population in a multicultural environment.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
Four (4) years of relevant experience.

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