Washtenaw Community College (WCC) just celebrated our 50 year anniversary; we offer excellent benefits, top pay and a great work life balance. We are seeking a motivated HVAC-R Instructor to excel in our Advanced Technology/Public Service Careers division (beginning Fall 2017 semester). This is a great opportunity with a focus on individualized instruction.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: • Provide individualized instruction on including but not limited to: building load calculation, HVACR system service and diagnostics, installation and maintenance, HVACR primary and secondary equipment selection, energy analysis and controls. • Present lectures and conduct discussions to increase student’s knowledge and competence of subject matter • Connect subject matter with related fields so that students get a feel for real world applications • Educate students in safe work practice application when using hand tools, shop equipment and when performing processes in the lab. • Supervise and monitor student’s use of tools and equipment to help ensure safe work practices are being executed at all times • Utilize technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience where appropriate, i.e. use of Blackboard, development and use of videos, visual aids, presentation material, etc., that aid in student understanding and adoption • Work together with department in the planning and development of course curriculum, for both current and future offerings, to keep our program aligned with industry and ahead of the curve wherever possible. • Collaborate with department on updating of any course material (syllabi, objectives, etc.), to keep courses and offerings fresh and aligned with industry and on the cutting edge wherever possible. • Participate in department meetings and program advisory committee meetings • Participate in college events, which may fall outside a faculty’s schedule, that promote our program and the college, such as; recruiting events, campus tours organized by the college, open houses and competitions sponsored by the department, etc • Maintain technical knowledge of the HVAC field through active participation in professional development organizations, events, seminars, training, etc., and integrate relevant information into program. • Advise students on registration, course selections, career decisions and other academic and vocational concerns. • Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently. • Demonstrate sensitivity to student’s needs and circumstances. • Maintain accurate and confidential records of student progress and submit final grade rosters each semester in accordance with college policy and FERPA. • Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and students for advisement and consultation. • Assist with hiring and oversee/direct part-time staff.
Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelors’ Degree in HVAC, Industrial Technology or a related Field and 5 years work experience in the field OR Associates Degree in HVAC, Industrial Technology or a related field and 10 years work experience in the field. • The following certifications must be obtained within six months of hiring: o ESCOCERTIFICATIONS (or its equivalent) ? Employment Ready Electrical, Heat, Air Cond., Light Commercial Refrigeration, Air Cond. and Low Pressure Hydronic Heating. • Must be able to demonstrate proficient computer skills, the ability to multi-task and organizational skills • Must be available to instruct days, nights and weekends and available year round for events, college business, etc. • Must be able to demonstrate organizational skills, a positive management style and the ability to communicate effectively with students, administration and staff.
For over 50 years, WCC's open-door admissions policy, affordable tuition rates, and high-quality classes have attracted students from local communities and around the world. More than 18,000 register for credit classes each year, and thousands more enroll in non-credit LifeLong Learning classes. WCC's diverse student body includes more than 1,000 students from over 100 foreign countries.WCC's smal...l classes allow for lots of individual attention. The average class size is 22 students. That's a fraction of the size of many basic classes at four-year colleges and universities.WCC also emphasizes convenience. It offers classes seven days a week, at night, and online. And transferring is easy because WCC has agreements with four-year schools throughout Michigan.