Adult Education Instructor

Posted: 04/12/2022

Benefits:

LTC offers great benefits from health, dental, vision, life, even pet insurance! If you don't need health benefits you will receive a $4,000 stipend for waiving those benefits. We also offer a Retirement plan through the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Looking for time off? We offer vacation, paid leave of absence, paid holidays, and paid sick leave. We have Friday's off in the summer and a Holiday break from Christmas through New Year's to give you a break from the busy semester!

There are so many additional benefits that we offer including tuition reimbursement, professional development, a free on-site wellness/fitness center and an on-site child care center. For additional information on all of our awesome benefits, check out our benefits guide by clicking HERE.

Shift:

Flexible day/evening/weekend hours, based upon the needs of the college

Location:

Lakeshore Technical College - 600 York Street, Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Position Overview:

Provide instruction to students seeking adult education to earn a secondary credential, to brush up on basic academic skills, or to transition into post-secondary program or training.  Courses offered both day and evening in face-to-face, online, virtual, competency-based, and blended formats, both synchronously and asynchronously. 

Responsible for placing learning first and providing educational experiences for learners in accordance with the mission of the college inclusive of facilitating learning, assessing student performance, as well as instruction and outcomes, developing and maintaining current/relevant course materials and curriculum, and communicating with the community, other schools, the college, the division, and team members.  Site and program leadership is required.  Provide an exceptional customer service experience to both internal and external customers throughout every interaction.

Job Responsibilities:

Faculty in this role are required to maintain proficiency in their content area, to use technology common to the instructional setting, and collaborate with faculty campus-wide. Student success is center to decision-making and delivery of coursework. 

•    Manage the learning environment. Design and implement curriculum appropriately. Use a variety of delivery modes and learning strategies. Assess competencies employing formative and summative assessments. Provide timely grading and feedback. Support dual credit opportunities.  
•    Enhance student success. Create and maintain an inclusive learning environment. Address student needs and modify teaching based on feedback to improve student success. Study the efficacy of courses and adapt as needed. Encourage persistence/retention and make internal and external referrals based on student need.
•    Participate in professional development. Attend college-wide and state-called meetings and on-site professional development days. Develop and update annual goals. 
•    Participate in planning or college advancement. Attend division meetings and other college events and initiatives. Provide input into the hiring process. Support the college accreditation process and participate in planning, development, and modification of programming.  
•    Participate in outreach, recruitment, and community events. Collaborate with Workforce Solutions, as needed.
•    Maintain Higher Learning Commission requirements and Faculty Quality Assurance Standards.
•    Conduct regular progress reports for current students. Work closely with students, staff, and general advisors to transition students to employment or further education.  Counsel students in personal, employment, and educational goal setting.
•    Provide leadership, mentoring, and training for adjunct faculty and instructional assistants.  
•    Serve as main point of contact for on-site programmatic needs and community information.  
•    Present program to community partners to build relationships. Advocate for program with community partners.
•    Assist in coordination of program scheduling.  
•    Participate in grant writing activities, including grant development, implementation, and reporting. Work with instructional assistants and other LTC staff to gain supportive data for reporting.  
•    Respond to student requests for documents and recommendations.

Qualifications:

•    A Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education or a related degree with credits in the program content areas.
•    Two years teaching experience, preferably in higher education.
•    Strong working knowledge of PC software in a Windows environment.
•    Experience desired in delivering instruction by alternative methods such as video conferencing or online.
•    Possess excellent classroom delivery skills, which encourages success and participation on the part of students.
•    Must be innovative and able to collaborate with other staff in developing curriculum for classroom instruction.
•    Must be well motivated and have a strong interest in contributing to the success of the college.
•    Positive, effective interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills essential.
•    Exemplify college values in all staff and student interactions as well as services delivered.
•    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and relate successfully with staff, students, and people of diverse cultural, social, or educational backgrounds.
•    Fluency in more than one language is beneficial

Condition(s) of Employment:

  • Employment conditional on completion of a Background Information Disclosure (BID) with the results acceptable to the College.
  • Must meet and maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) requirements.

Type of Position: Full Time Position

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