Faculty, FT Tenure -Track/Mechanical Technology

Job Closed: 
Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Function of Position:

Tenure-track faculty teach classes, develop new educational materials, assist with curriculum review and assessment, perform professional duties and participate in departmental and institutional functions, including department meetings and committee work. Tenure-track faculty report to the chairperson of the Engineering Technologies Department. Academic departments are led by a peer who serves as a department chair for a three-year term. All tenure-track faculty are in the pool from which the chair is appointed. Faculty are responsible for preparing and teaching courses in the department and will be assigned at the Brighton Campus. The successful candidate will bring expertise in Mechanical Technology and ideally Mechatronics, Robotics, and Electronics Engineering MCC.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:

Demonstrates and maintains current subject knowledge
Teaches courses and evaluates student performance as per guidelines set by the department and Monroe Community College
Teaches multiple courses/sections each term
Prepares lesson plans and creates instructional materials and activities for student engagement
Prepares Course Information Sheet/Syllabus/Outlines in accordance with department and College guidelines
Establishes and maintains an engaging and supportive classroom environment
Maintains student attendance records, grades, and other records according to department and College guidelines and submits them in a timely manner
Maintains office hours according to contractual guidelines in order to support student learning
Advises students concerning academic, career, and related issues according to contractual guidelines
Assists department with student recruitment, enrollment and placement
Assists department with student retention and completion initiatives including early alert
Assists with development, review, and revision of department curriculum, including assessment of student learning and program review
Develops innovative teaching pedagogy to facilitate learning
Incorporates high impact teaching practices into course design
Attends department meetings as a contributing member
Contributes to the College through Division, department and College committees
Actively engages in pedagogical and academic discipline professional development
Assists department in faculty recruitment and peer evaluation
Assists in the development of grant proposals and implementation of grant projects
Works independently and in a team setting, demonstrating excellent time management skills to prioritize workflow and multi-task
Revise the program and curriculum, advise students, find and schedule adjuncts, and assemble and operate an advisory board for to Mechanical Technology program leadership
Performs other duties and responsibilities assigned by the department chair, and may be assigned courses at any MCC campus or extension site location
MCC Expectations:

Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct
Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment
Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College
Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
Commitment to professional growth

Required Qualifications:

Earned bachelor's degree in Mechanical, and/or Electromechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology from a regionally accredited higher education institution
Minimum of three years industrial experience
Ability to teach most or all of the nine MET courses listed under the Mechanical Technology Program
Familiarity with computer skills/CAD, Excel/MS Office Suite and Solid Modeling software
Ability to teach courses within the department
Ability to teach courses listed under the Mechanical Technology and Applied Integrated Technology program
Experience with the design, construction, operation and use of robots and process automation equipment, as well as computer systems for their control, sensory feedback and information processing.
Previous teaching experience with implementing a variety of teaching strategies, preferably at the community college level
Experience generating course curriculum and/or lab activities
Experience generating fabrication prints utilizing Solid Modeling software and applying Geometric Dimension and Tolerance (GD&T)
Commitment to supporting an inclusive environment on campus
Evidence of respect for and understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs
Evidence of commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
Evidence of proficiency with technology
Commitment to continued professional growth
Evidence of effective communication (interpersonal, speaking, and writing) skills
Experience and/or interest in developing and teaching online courses
Experience redesigning programs - not just courses, and experience coordinating adjuncts or like reports

Preferred Qualifications:

Earned master's degree in Mechanical and/or Electromechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology from a regionally accredited program
Five years + experience working in Mechanical Engineering Field
Familiar with the ABET Accreditation process
Knowledge of, or experience in, implementing a variety of teaching strategies
Awareness of the potential value of technology as a tool for teaching
Experience with computerized student record management