Mechanical Design and Engineering Technology Instructor

Posted: 03/03/2021

Job Title: Mechanical Design and Engineering Technology Instructor
Salary Expectation: Faculty – Annual Salary $68,989 - $71,576
** If the successful candidate hired does not meet the educational requirements, the position may be offered at a different salary, per the full-time faculty salary schedule.
Reports To: Dean of Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture, Automotive, and Engineering
Location:  Lakeshore Technical College – Cleveland, Wisconsin
Employment and Work Schedule:
Contract Dates: July 1 – June 30 (Year round)
New Professional Staff Orientation
Flexible day/evening/weekend hours based upon the needs of the college
Provide instruction in the Mechanical Design and Engineering Technology program with an emphasis on meeting the needs of the local workforce in the high demand area of Mechanical Design and Engineering. Instructional areas include mechanical drafting utilizing AutoCAD, SolidWorks and CREO; Industry 4.0 technology and mechanical design theory and application. Remain current with the mechanical design and engineering trends in the industry. Additional duties may include providing instruction to displaced workers, pre-hire employees, and current employees through contract training to include training assignments to business and industry clients with delivery provided both on and off campus.
Responsible for placing learning first and providing educational experiences for learners in various formats (online, blended and in-person), schedules, and in various places (on campus, remote/virtual, and at company work sites) 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 communicating with the community, other schools, the college, the division, and team members. Provide Five Star Customer Service throughout every interaction. Other duties as assigned.
Job Description
Manage the Learning Environment
• Integrate learning theories and models into curriculum design. Update curriculum appropriately in WIDs/Blackboard according to the college schedule.
• Facilitate optimal learning through integration of technology and utilization of appropriate delivery methods. Encourage the engagement of students and reflect learning style theories.  
• Evaluate student learning based on course competencies employing formative and summative strategies. Provide constructive and timely feedback aimed at learner development.
Enhance Student Success
• Modify teaching and learning based upon course instructor feedback, assessment results and curricular changes to improve student success.
• Create an inclusive, effective learning environment that addresses barriers and provides reasonable accommodations.
• Advise students in ways that foster the development of the whole student and encourages persistence and timely completion of a certificate, diploma or degree. 
• Effectively utilize a variety of data analysis tools to assess the course or program.
Pursue Professional Development
• Continually advance substantive subject matter knowledge (theories, facts and skills) in core and related areas. Maintain licensures and certifications, seeks opportunities to complete additional credentials, such as: industry recognized certifications, workshops, certificates, etc.
• Advance knowledge of teaching and learning a variety of delivery methods. Maintain compliance with LTC’s model of the Wisconsin Technical College System Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS).
• Actively contributes to the college community through participation in committees, initiatives and events. Proactively represents the College in the community through service.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering along with education and training preparing the individual for the occupational area being taught and a minimum of two years (4,000 hours) recent related occupational experience OR an Associate Degree in Mechanical Design and Engineering and 5 years (10,000 hours) recent related occupational experience. If no Bachelor’s degree, successful candidate will be required to complete within five years of employment.                                                                
• Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred.
• Occupational experience should include Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical Design utilizing 2D and 3D Parametric Modeling CAD software.
• Comprehensive understanding of manufacturing processes and the product development cycle from idea to final part creation.
Other Qualifications*
• Working knowledge of AutoCAD, SolidWorks and CREO.
• Two years teaching experience beneficial.
• Experience with Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing beneficial.
• Experience with computer assisted instruction and software, including MS Office products.
• Working knowledge of PC software in a windows environment.
• Experience desired in delivering instruction by alternative methods such as instructional television 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 human relations and effective 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 citizens of diverse cultural, social or educational backgrounds. 
• Fluent, bilingual individual is beneficial.
*Note: Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview for a position.
Conditions 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.
Health Insurance Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
Dental Insurance Paid Leave of Absence (PLOA) Flexible Spending Program
Vision Insurance Professional Development On-Site Child Care
Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Wellness/Fitness Center
Life Insurance Holidays
Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS)
Recruitment Period
Beginning: Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Closing:  Applications will be accepted online until the position is filled; however, to ensure full consideration, application materials should be submitted for receipt no later than Tuesday, March 23, 2021.
Online Application Process
The LTC online employment application must be completed in its entirety to be considered for a position at Lakeshore Technical College.  To access the online application, visit, navigate to ‘Just for You’ and click on ‘Job Seekers’, choose ‘View Employment Opportunities’, and click on ‘Goto my profile’ located in the upper right corner of the page to access or create a new account login and to apply for the position. For additional assistance, please contact Human Resources.

Type of Position: Full Time Position

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