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To apply for a full-time faculty position: Submit a complete application packet, including cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts and faculty application (PDF Format) to: Cowley College, Attn: Human Resources, 125 South Second St., PO Box 1147, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or email to: employment@cowley.edu. Equal Opportunity Employer. - Non-discrimination notice.

Manufacturing Technology Instructor

Location: Arkansas City (main campus)

Department: Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Position Reports to: Associate Vice President of Business and Industry Advancement

Closing Date: Open until filled

Start: August 1, 2018

Cowley College's Career and Technical Education department is seeking a full-time Manufacturing Technology Instructor. This position is responsible for effectively managing the Manufacturing Technology program and successfully teaching students within the program.

 

Required Education and Skills:

  • Bachelor degree in a related field PLUS two years’ related trade experience OR
  • Skilled Trade certification PLUS five years’ related trade experience.
  • Knowledge of: Programmable Logic Controls, Mechanical Systems, Industrial Process Control, Basic Electricity/AC-DC Current, Motor/Electrical Control Systems, Hydraulic/Pneumatic systems.

 

Job Summary:
The Manufacturing Technology Instructor is a full-time, 10-month position for Cowley College’s CTE program.  This position is responsible for effectively managing the Manufacturing Technology program and successfully teaching across six primary manufacturing topics: Programmable Logic Controls, Mechanical Systems, Industrial Process Control, Basic Electricity/AC-DC Current, Motor/Electrical Control Systems, Hydraulic/Pneumatic systems.

 

Position Duties:

  • Teach state approved courses in Manufacturing Technology.
  • Instruct students in competency-based program curriculum using current instructional strategies appropriate to the subject matter to assure highest quality classroom instruction.
  • Effectively manage the classroom to create an optimal learning environment, maintaining an appropriate balance of classroom discipline.
  • Maintain up-to-date records and reports of student attendance, academic progress, and grades as required by College policy and certification/regulatory agencies.
  • Assure that lab equipment is maintained in working order.
  • Order and maintain inventory of required student learning materials and supplies.
  • Recruit students for the Manufacturing Technology program.
  • Develop relationships with business community and industry partners.
  • Creation of curriculum, instructional materials, and oversight of manufacturing lab and equipment.
  • Serve as the advisor for Manufacturing Technology students.
  • Responsible for the Manufacturing Technology operations for which assigned.
  • Maintain courteous, professional and effective working relationships with employees, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organization.
  • Comply with all College policies and procedures and consistently demonstrate Cowley's Core Values (People, Integrity, Accountability & Leadership)
  • Assist the department chairperson and/or A.V.P. of Business and Industry Advancement by performing other related duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of and experience in the appropriate subject matter.
  • Capable of developing, qualifying, and approving procedures, establishing and approving techniques, interpreting codes, standards, specifications, and procedures; and designating the particular Manufacturing Technology methods, techniques, and procedures to be used.
  • Capable of interpreting and evaluating results in terms of existing codes, standards, and specifications.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as on a team.
  • Ability to work and maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Good communications skills, both written and spoken.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work. Work well under deadline pressures.
  • Ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and diverse populations.

 

Required Education Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field PLUS two years’ related trade experience OR
  • Relevant industry certifications PLUS five years’ related trade experience (may be required to earn Associates degree).

 

Required Experience:

  • Have sufficient practical experience in applicable materials, fabrication, and product technology to establish techniques and to assist in establishing acceptance criteria when none are otherwise available.
  • Industry experience, preferred.

 

Supervisory Requirements: Indirectly lead all program faculty and adjunct faculty.

 

Physical Requirements:
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; ability to move freely around the campus and outreach centers; ability to lift up to 50 pounds; ability to bend, stoop, reach and grasp as required to perform responsibilities; ability to drive motor vehicle; and ability to work on the computer for long periods of time. 

 

Work Environment:
Work performed in a classroom, laboratory and office environment.

 

Cowley College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Cowley College is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law. 

 

 

Faculty of Music

Location: Arkansas City (main campus)

Department: Visual & Performing Arts

Reports to: Chair, VPA Department

Position Closes: June 4, 2018

Description
Cowley College is seeking a full-time Faculty of Music.  This person will be responsible for teaching courses related to the music program.  Courses may include Music Theory, Aural Skills, Piano courses and /or lessons, Music Appreciation and possible vocal lessons. In addition, this position may include some accompanist duties for the annual musical theatre production and as needed for the department.  The successful candidate will also be expected to recruit for the music department.  Recruiting activities include, but are not limited to, high school visits, guest clinics, and auditioning prospective students. 


Additional Information
One of the key duties of the faculty member will be to work with the performing arts directors and administration to jointly develop and implement a strategy to move performing arts to flagship status for the College. It is clearly understood that the College must commit the resources needed for this to occur.


This Faculty of Music will teach (15) fifteen credit hours.  


The Faculty of Music will not be required to teach any overload courses but may be allowed to do so. Overload hours must be requested and approved by Department Chair and Academic Affairs Administration. Any exceptions to the load requirements must be approved by Vice President of Academic Affairs.


Required Education Background:
•             Master’s Degree with at least 18 hours of graduate level course work within music content area.

 

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of three years teaching experience at the secondary or post-secondary level.
  • Must have keyboard skills, accompanist experience and pedagogical knowledge.
  • Must be well versed in the various styles of music. 

 

Physical Requirements:                 
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; ability to move freely around the campus; ability to lift up to 50 pounds; ability to bend, stoop, reach and grasp as required to perform responsibilities; ability to drive motor vehicle; and ability to work on the computer for long periods of time.

 

Work Environment:
Work performed in a theatre environment, office and in a classroom.  Must be willing to work evenings and weekends, as needed.

 

Cowley College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Cowley College is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law. 

 

 

 

 

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