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Electrical Program Instructor-Commercial/Residential/Industrial

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Position Information

Position Title Electrical Program Instructor-Commercial/Residential/Industrial
Posting Number F00068
Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time
Work Schedule

173-Day Contract, Higher Education Association eligible position, full-time faculty benefit package and paid sick leave included.

Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience.
Posted At
Campus/Center Calmar

Position Summary Information

Job Goal

Provide effective instruction and carry out assigned related responsibilities.


Must possess a diploma/AAS degree in the electrical field (a B.S. degree in Industrial Technology, Journeymen or Master Electrical license, and prior teaching experience preferred) and/or specialized training of at least three (3) years (6000 hours of recent and relevant work experience in the commercial, residential, or industrial electrical field. This position requires an equal balance of teaching theory and the hands-on knowledge, skills, and abilities to prepare students to successfully perform/demonstrate competencies consistent with the rigors of the programs curriculum. Successful performance of duties requires competency and comprehensive understanding of all phases of commercial, residential, and industrial electrical theory such as:

DC/AC Theory
Electrical Materials Identification
Residential, Commercial, Industrial Electrical Work Experience
National Electrical Code
Blue Print Reading
Motor Theory and Motor Repair
Motor Controls
Electrical Estimating
Solid State
3 ø AC Theory
Fluid Power Dynamics
Programmable Logical Controllers

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Possess a comprehensive understanding of commercial, residential, and industrial electrical and mechanical principles as well as direct experience with rotary power generation systems.
2. Possess necessary skills to organize and develop relevant curriculum and teach/evaluate student performance. Delivery of duties may include early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
3. Meet all initial credential requirements and maintain credentialing in compliance with NICC Quality Faculty Plan.
4. Regularly engage in professional development activities, staying abreast of technological advances.
5. Develop, monitor, and manage program budget consistent with applicable policy
6. Represent the college in a professional, positive manner with prospective, former and current students, staff, faculty, administrators, and community contacts.
7. Possess the ability to demonstrate respect for and sensitivity to a diverse student population.
8. Possess ability to develop, organize, and present various curriculum concepts to a wide diversity of students.
9. Establish and maintain positive personal/professional working relationships with students, colleagues, staff, administrators, and all community contacts.
10. Possess ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
11. Possess ability to work with personalities of diverse backgrounds in the classroom and in work groups with colleagues.
12. Teach courses in accordance with objectives of the course outline, as set forth by the department in which one is assigned.
13. Responsible for working with other faculty in curriculum development for lecture and lab classes.
14. Attend and participate in all scheduled faculty/department meetings unless excused by the department dean.
15. Assist program students in advising and registration.
16. Keep daily attendance records on all students to comply with federal financial aid guidelines.
17. Assist in recruiting students.
18. Submit reports on all students who may experience academic difficulty or in need of counseling.
19. Meet all scheduled class and office commitments.
20. Emphasize to student classes the expectation of prompt and regular attendance.
21. Keep accurate inventories of all equipment and supplies.
22. Conduct/chair technical program advisory committee meetings, one per term (i.e. Fall/Spring) consistent with applicable policy.
23. Assist with development of retention and recruiting strategies.
24. Serve actively on NICC and external committees to which appointed.
25. As and NICC employee, support the College mission and maintain conduct in a positive/professional manner which comports with NICC policies and procedures.
26. Perform additional professional duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Essential Functions

Responsible for the development coordination and instruction of courses in the electrical technician program as defined by NICC. Conduct and/or coordinate the training for all electrical technical courses as outlined in the program’s educational plans, and be qualified to perform all instructional aspects required for the program. Maintain current course syllabi and provide students current course guides as required. Evaluate and report student performance and progress in all assigned courses in accordance with NICC policies and procedures. Must possess the skills to establish workforce partnerships, analyze program training needs, identify workforce trends, and establish and maintain frequent communication with a program advisory board, as well as serve on related community boards and committees. Monitor program assessment in a manner consistent with NICC’s AQIP (Academic Quality Improvement Program) strategies.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 04/15/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Northeast Iowa Community College requires a pre-employment background screen. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; we strongly encourage Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans to apply.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Other Document
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2